I love the work I do! I work with a wide range of clients – children, adolescents, adults, elders – addressing a full range of issues: anxiety, depression, trauma, addictions, loss, chronic illness, life transitions, and aging.
I have particular interest in working with couples and families to strengthen their interpersonal skills and improve their relationships. I bring personal experience to help parents become more effective with their children and find joy in being a parent again.
I am a clinical social worker with over thirty years of experience as a psychotherapist and feel very fortunate to love the work I do. I received my Masters in Social Work from Boston College and have advanced training in child and adolescent treatment, family and couples therapy from Boston University and the Family Institute of Cambridge. Visit them at www.annmfisher.com.
Sunshine State Counseling Center has two therapist’s/co-owners: Diana Salazar, LCSW, RPT (who is fluent in both English and Spanish) and Megan Goddard, LCSW, RPT. At our center we empower individuals, children and families to build and develop their strengths by providing therapeutic services based on a compassionate, ethical and professional approach.
Mindful Solutions Therapy
Populations served: Children, Adolescents/Teens, Families, Individuals and Couples. Creative techniques, such as play and interactive therapy are used. I practice according to a family systems model, which incorporates a solution focused, strength based component.
Dr. Warren D. Keller was the founder of the East Amherst Psychology Group, the largest group practice of Psychologists in the Western New York area specializing in the treatment of children, families, and adults prior to relocation to Naples, Florida. Dr. Keller was trained in Pediatric Neuropsychology at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan and completed his internship in the Department of Child Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo where he was formerly the Chief Psychologist at the Robert Warner Rehabilitation Center. He has been in Independent Practice for over 30 years. Dr. Keller’s research and clinical interests are in the differential diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and other related learning disorders. he has presented locally, nationally, and internationally on this topic. Dr. Keller is a member of the American Psychological Association, the National Academy of Neuropsychologists, the Florida Psychological Association, as well as other professional organizations. Adults and families consult with Dr.Keller for a variety of concerns and services.
Divorce & Collaborative Parenting
WIth the beginning of new relationships, the passage of old relationships can be a time of significant stress for parents, partners and children. Families in transition often experience difficulty adjusting to the changes brought about by separation and divorce. Both parents and children require emotional support and guidance to insure existing relationships are not only maintained but remain healthy and stable. It is Dr. Keller’s commitment to assist families in moving towards relationships that are protected and enhanced with professionalism, warmth and compassion. Dr. keller has been assisting parents and legal professionals with parenting assessments and access issues for over thirty years. It is his intent to guide families through the process of divorce by empowering them to make healthy decisions regarding their future. Dr. Keller is on the roster of approved Parenting Coordinators in the Eighth Judicial Distrcit of New York, and the Twentieth Judicial District of Florida. Dr Keller’s practice in new York is limited to both forensic and family law matters. Dr. Keller is a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals of Southwest Florida and is an Affiliate Member of the Family Law Section of the Collier County Bar Association.
Dr. Keller provides services in the following areas:
Mediation of Custodial issues
Assisting families in transition
Helping families grow through collaborative parenting
Post-divorce adjustment counseling
Enhancing new relationships
Building parenting teams for blended families
Early Neutral Evaluations (ENE’s)
Court ordered Custodial Evaluations and Parenting Assessments
Experience in working with professional who practice both traditional and collaborative matrimonial law
During the COVID 19 crisis, Dr. Keller is providing consultations via Telehealth at a reduced fee.
Counseling of Southwest Florida is a DCF licensed, outpatient substance abuse and mental health counseling center in Naples, Florida. Our licensed professionals specialize in providing counseling to individuals and groups of all ages that are dealing with a wide range of issues.
Kimberly is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker through the state of Florida with a passion to empower others to overcome the challenges of life. She is a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional.
Kimberly uses a holistic approach in addressing all factors impacting a person, including environmental stressors and trauma history, to bring about positive change. With over 20 years of experience in healthcare, she has found that some of the key ingredients for a peaceful balanced life include acceptance, self-awareness, self-regulation, connection with others, and integration of mind, body, and spirit. She recognizes that health and wellness is a life-long journey, and life challenges open the door for continued lessons and opportunities for mental strengthening and expansion of self-awareness and personal growth.
Kimberly enjoys helping adults, children and families work through emotional trauma (PTSD), manage stress/anxiety in healthy ways, and adjust through life transitions (divorce, grief/loss, illness, relocation, other life changes).
Cicily Santora is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who believes that feeling safe, connected and content is the primary goal of any therapeutic alliance. With more than fifteen years of caring for those who are coping with trauma, grief and loss, family distress, anxiety, depression, and other mental health maladies, you and Cicily will develop a personalized treatment plan. You will learn ways of coping to alleviate emotional distress and gain and improve feelings of self-worth and confidence.
Cicily is also versed in 12-Step modalities and understands the unique challenges that accompany recovery. Consultation with your medical providers will be provided, as applicable, to promote better outcomes. Children, adolescents, and adults are seen with developmental needs in mind. Appointments are available in the afternoons and evenings.
Dr. Marilyn J. Varcoe is a licensed cognitive behavioral psychologist and life coach providing psychological care to a broad spectrum of clients. She can assist you in overcoming your personal crises and guide your transition to a healthier lifethat is more satisfying and free from stress.
Dr. Varcoe’s private practice is in Naples, Florida, where she is also on staff at Naples Community Hospital. She obtained her Ph.D. in Psychology from Pennsylvania State University, her M.S. from Southern Illinois University, and her B.A. from the College of New Jersey. Dr. Varcoe has extensive years of experience in counseling, therapy and coaching. She is a frequent presenter of seminars and lectures on toxic stress and personal development, and has shared her expertise on both television and radio on numerous occasions. She is also the founder of Golf Smart, Inc., a program that teaches mental skills to golfers, based on her book Golf Smart: 7 Secrets to Master the Mind Game of Golf
She is the co-author of the book Toxic Stress: 7 Steps to Recovery which has received wide recognition and awards as a self help guide to overcoming stress and its toxic affects. She has traveled extensively as an international speaker presenting her seminars to a world wide audience.