RAYNA M. BRAVO
LMHC-QS, BCaBA, CAP, CFMHE, CCATP
Ms. Bravo is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who graduated from Webster University in 2010 and received her license in Mental Health Counseling in the State of Florida in 2014. She has over 20 years of clinical experience across a variety of settings including counseling, crisis intervention; trauma focused therapy, substance abuse, forensic mental health evaluation and applied behavior analysis. Throughout her career she has been devoted to working with with those in law enforcement, fire and emergency first responders, military, and other high stressful occupations as well as their family members. Ms. Bravo has completed Clinician Awareness Program and is Certified Clinician through the National Emergency Responder and Public Safety Center. She received her Certified Addictions Professional Certification in 2015. Ms. Bravo has been a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst since 2001. She is also a trainer for Adoption Competency in the State of Florida. She is a qualified supervisor in the State of Florida for Mental Health Interns. She is a Nationally Board Certified Forensic Mental Health Evaluator. Ms. Bravo speclizes in working with families who's cases are appointed by the Courts for following services: Guardian ad Litem (GAL), Social Investigations, Reunification Therapy, Co-Parenting, and Therapeutic Supervised Visitation.
Ms. Bravo has done extensive trainings and presentations on supervised visitation and on behavior based interventions to many other professionals. Ms. Bravo is dedicated about emphasizing a more integrative, dynamic, and hands on approach to mental health that benefits not only the individual but the family as a whole, within a safe environment. Ms. Bravo has a passion for advocacy and is dedicated to her clients needs additionally she works diligently to enhance supervised visitation services nationwide. She has a broad range of forensics clinical experience working with individuals and groups within dependency and family court systems natural environments and professional office setting.
Ms. Bravo is a Board Certified Forensic Mental Health Evaluator and a Certified Child Custody Evaluator.
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Tracy received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 1992 from the University of Florida and a Bachelor in Social Work in 1994 at the University of Central Florida. She then spent a year working on her mental health degree before returning to the University of Central Florida to obtain her Master of Social Work in 1997. Tracy is currently a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a qualified supervisor. Tracy also teaches at several universities in the field and loves teaching others.
Tracy has many years of experience and has worked in a variety of settings throughout her career from domestic violence, couples, advocacy, psychiatric social work, individual psychotherapy, group work, grief, probation, infertility, fat acceptance and substance abuse. Tracy focuses on therapeutic modalities of Person-Centered, Task-Oriented, Cognitive Behavioral, Play Therapy and Solution Focused. With Couples Counseling focusing on Mindfulness. Tracy believes in empowering her clients to achieve their goals. She is passionate about individual therapy especially with children and young adults. In addition helping couples find positive communication during times of struggle. Additionally, offering Christian based counseling if desired.
In her free time, Tracy enjoys spending her free time with her family and watching Florida Gator football. She is an avid reader of true crime.
Glori is a Florida State Licensed Mental Health Counselor, EMDR trained, and have over 10 years of experience in the counseling field. She utilizes various evidence-based practices, including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma focused therapy and Motivational Interviewing. Prior to working as a therapist, Glori worked as a victim advocate, focusing on crisis intervention and assisting victims of abuse and crime.
Glori has been working with a wide variety of individuals, but has been specializing in trauma and abuse, children on the autism spectrum disorder, parents of children with special needs, and victims of domestic violence. Glori has a passion for working with parents of children with special needs, addressing issues such as burnout and stress management, as well as helping survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, and sexual violence heal and become empowered throughout the therapeutic process. Glori uses a supportive, empathetic approach with her clients to meet them where they are at. Stating "I do not believe there is a one-size-fits all approach for everyone", Glori works with her clients to tailor their treatment plan and goals based on what will benefit them the most. Glori’s clinical approach is to make her clients feel as comfortable as possible from day one, in a nonjudgmental, unbiased manner. Glori is also bilingual in Spanish/English.
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Kaylen received her Masters of Social Work (MSW) from Columbia University in 2022 after receiving her Bachelors of Social Work (BSW) from the University of Georgia in 2021. She is now pursuing licensure to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Her background experience includes crisis intervention, risk assessments, safety planning, grief work in response to disease or loss, and various advocacy efforts. Kaylen has worked with various populations such as domestic violence survivors, children of all ages including those with physical ailments, adults, and the aging population. She is passionate about working with children and families, and all individuals, to help empower them to fulfill their personal goals in a way that nourishes and transforms their lived experience while respecting their individuality. Kaylen plans to enhance her professional career by exploring various therapeutic modalities that best fit the client at hand as there is no one size fits all. Kaylen looks forward to meeting the client where they're at and building an impactful alliance together while aiming to offer flexible meeting times. In her spare time, Kaylen enjoys reading, spending time with family, true crime podcasts, and animals.
Maria received a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Central Florida, and received a Bachelor’s in Psychology from the University of Miami. Maria is currently working towards becoming a Licensed counselor in Florida. Maria utilizes a variety of treatment modalities in therapy utilizing interventions according to each client's unique needs. Some of these therapeutic approaches include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Person-Centered. Maria has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults, and provides counseling in both English and Spanish. Some of Maria's experience includes supporting individuals who are struggling with relational issues, anxiety, depression, low-self-esteem, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and substance abuse. Maria’s main goal is to help empower clients and support them in overcoming their unique challenges, while helping them gain a better understanding of who they are, and their unique potential.
Darie is currently a Liberty University graduate student pursuing a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. After many years serving in Christian ministry, she returned to college and graduated cum laude from the University of Central Florida with an undergraduate degree in Human Communication with a focus on Interpersonal Communication. She aims to integrate counseling modalities with communication theory to help clients with conflict resolution, interpersonal relationships, and self-advocacy. Darie strongly advocates for mental health in the Christian community. Her interests include reading, cooking, and taking day trips with her husband and their dog. Additionally, offering Christian based counseling if desired.
Erika is currently a graduate student at Nova Southeastern University's Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. She has worked directly with substance abuse clients using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy serving those within the criminal justice system. Erika is currently aiming to integrate and envision her craft with a customized client approach, building wellness and self-esteem based on each of her clients' unique strength and ability.
Erika is looking to enrich her professional career using Trauma Informed, Trauma Focused counseling as well as Narrative Therapy and Narrative Exposure Therapy. Erika offers flexible days and times to accommodate clients the best she can.
"Your mental health is something you experience. You walk in the rain and you feel the rain, but you are not the rain." — Matt Haig
Shavonne is completing the last part of her program, as a student at Walden University. Currently holding a bachelor's degree in psychology from Mercy College, she is fulfilling a lifelong dream of hers, becoming a licensed Mental Health Counselor. She made this decision, after counseling her classmates in high school and working as a medical secretary at a busy NYC, methadone maintenance program. Here is where she picked up her love of abnormal psychology as she worked with doctors and counselors. While Shavonne will meet any of her clients where they are at within current life transitions through exploring modalities such as: Person-Centered, Cognitive Behavioral and Solution Focused.
In her spare time, she loves to cook. She also likes to watch psychological thrillers and action movies, as they hold her attention the most.
Please welcome our newest addition to our office. She is our office therapy dog. When on duty she helps our clients feel more relaxed and comfortable when they may be struggling or nervous. She loves being helpful and loves the office.
Our Permanent Location will be:
1370 Bedford Drive 102
Melbourne, FL 32940