Neal graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2000 where he received a B.A. in Communications and a minor in Psychology. He continued his education by earning a Master of Divinity and a Master of Counseling from Reformed Theological Seminary in 2005. Since then, Neal held a position at the Center of Drug Free Living as an adult counselor and is currently working in private practice. He has experience leading seminars in the area of adolescent development and Divorce Recovery as well as speaking at week-end retreats. He has also been a youth director for two different organization which has contributed to his passion for working with adolescents and their families.
Neal enjoys working with all types of people and is especially interested in the following areas of counseling: addictions, relationships, gender issues, men’s issues, depression, anxiety, anger and divorce. He also enjoys group therapy where clients have the opportunity to develop community. He believes it is important for his clients to have a safe place to express themselves and process what they are learning with others who are in similar battles.
Neal practices a Relational Model of counseling with an Existential and Object Relations focus. He believes that healthy relationships with honesty and openness are key dynamics in mental health and play a vital role in his counseling.
Neal is married to Jessica and he enjoys relaxing in the mountains and working on his house in his free time. He hopes to one day become a whitewater kayaker, photographer and carpenter.
Jeremiah’s approach to counseling is restorative and integrative, employing a relational model in which he addresses the needs of each client uniquely. He is well oriented with many therapeutic methodologies, including Rogerian, Internal Family Systems, Gestalt, Object Relations and Cognitive-Behavioral therapy.
Jeremiah enjoys working with a broad range of patients and his work as a therapist includes counseling with adults, couples, adolescents and families as well as clinical supervision for mental health counselors. His areas of focus include Depression, Anxiety, Adjustment Issues, Couples and Marital Counseling, Identity Issues and Addictions.
Jeremiah was raised and educated in the Southeast and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Tennessee. He holds both a Master of Arts in Counseling and Master of Divinity and is licensed as a Mental Health Counselor and Qualified Supervisor with the state of Florida.
When he is not counseling his pastimes and pleasures include good movies, interesting books, playing tennis, spending unhurried time with friends and good meals where he finds room for seconds and saves room for dessert. He and his lovely wife, Vita, and two exuberant children reside in Maitland, Florida.
Sarah Penney Reed
Sarah Penney Reed has always had a great desire for authenticity, whether that be in how she lives personally or in the counseling room; she strives for truth and transparency. By working and seeking to grow through her own pain and heartache, Sarah now has the ability to feel abundant freedom. Sarah looks forward to walking alongside others as they bravely explore their own story.
Sarah received her undergraduate degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Auburn University, and her Master of Arts in Counseling from Reformed Theological Seminary. Sarah is trained in the relational model of counseling, that combines numerous counseling theories. Sarah is particularly drawn to clients experiencing seasons in life of ‘transitions', where feelings of hopelessness, shame, anxiety, attachment, and spirituality are the natural questions while someone moves from one phase of life to another.
By compassionately helping each client look at their unique story—Sarah aims to help clients become more self-aware and live more intentional, free lives through healing and redemption.
Sarah was born and raised in Orlando, FL, where she currently lives with her husband. She embraces all things whimsical in interior design and eclectic fashion, appreciates a great cup of tea, and is learning to say yes to new adventures.
Angela’s heart as a counselor is to walk alongside adults and children during difficult periods of their lives — helping them navigate through hurts, habits, and hang-ups that cause them to feel stuck, and helping them hold on to hope for lasting healing and freedom.
As a Christian counselor, Angela takes a holistic approach to counseling by looking at how God designed our physical, emotional, cognitive, and spiritual natures to interact with each other. She draws from a variety of counseling methodologies including Relational/Narrative Therapy, Play Therapy, EMDR, Neuroscience, Mindfulness, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Angela specializes in working with depression, anger, anxiety, trauma, relationship stress, marriage conflict, singleness, phase of life issues, codependency, and spiritual numbness. She also utilizes Play Therapy to address trauma and mood changes in children. Angela has her Master’s degree in Counseling from Reformed Theological Seminary, her license as a Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern in the state of Florida (#IMH13726), and certification in Adoption Competency Training and the PREPARE/ENRICH premarital assessment tool. She is also trained to use EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing).
Constance Nelson has an aspiration for accountability as well as being true to oneself. She believes that life is always happening for you not to you. Her intention, as a mental health counselor, is to inspire awakening and self-realization. This type of awakening creates an environment in which her clients learn to be responsible for their own self- growth and healing abilities.
Constance embraces each client as an individual and assists them to discover their full, inner potential. She believes that life is a journey, and every journey is unique. Therefore, she creates an individualized, compassionate, therapeutic setting that gives her clients permission to explore their feelings, thoughts, behaviors and experiences. In this environment, they will feel supported and valued, which will improve the quality of their lives and personal relationships.
With an extensive experience dealing with adolescents with educational challenges, she empowers them to speak for themselves and helps them formulate realistic goals. Pain is inevitable. As such, Constance believes in turning pain into purpose. With high energy and empathy, she assists her clients to transcend into a new path for self-fulfillment.
Constance is a multicultural counselor. She welcomes all beliefs or religious preferences, advocating the need to be connected to a community in order to thrive. By using cognitive behavior therapy, she allows her clients to change the construct of their past situations, altering their perspective to create a more positive future.
Constance Nelson has a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and a Masters in Clinical Mental Health. Furthermore, she has specialized training in Registered Behavior Therapy.
Lindsey Manning is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Qualified Supervisor for Mental Health and Marriage and Family Interns who has been working in the field for the past nine years. Lindsey graduated with her Master of Arts in Counselor Education and a certificate in Marriage and Family therapy and Play Therapy.
Lindsey has worked with a wide variety of populations with her primary focus and interest being with children from birth to adolescence. Lindsey has completed an eighteen month training for Child Parent Psychotherapy and is on the National Roster as a Child Parent Psychotherapy provider. She has worked closely with both Orange, Seminole and Volusia county court systems and the child welfare system to help parents, children and families towards reunification.
Lindsey utilizes various modalities to include play therapy, expressive arts, and bibliotherapy. Lindsey also has experience in working with trauma victims to include sexual abuse and utilizes Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral therapy to help clients work through their trauma and emotions while learning positive coping skills to manage triggers and trauma responses. Lindsey’s continued goal is to work with children and families to help create positive change as today’s children are the face of tomorrow’s future.