Our team of mental health professionals features Florida licensed psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, and licensed mental health counselors. Each member is highly experienced and very capable of connecting with you and understanding/treating your issues and concerns.
Dr. Christopher Cortman has created a safe haven for emotional healing in Sarasota County, facilitating more than 70,000 hours of psychotherapy in his private practice. He specializes in treating emotional trauma, relationship issues, personality disorders, depression, and anxiety disorders.
Dr. Laurie-Ann O’Connor is specialized in anxiety disorders, PTSD, sexuality and intellectual disability, eating disorders, medical psychology/behavioral medicine and psychological assessment.
Dr. Jacquelyn ‘Jacki’ Somach has a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Within her practice, she strives to offer a supportive environment in which to explore, learn and grow with the understanding that we all need a space in our lives for the full expression of our thoughts and feelings.
Dr. Roger Davis received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Miami in 1996. Much of his career has been spent teaching other psychologists in issues related to assessment, diagnosis, and psychotherapy.
Lora Aviles is a licensed therapist who provides individual, couples, and family counseling to teenagers, adults, and geriatrics. Lora believes in the importance of overall health: emotionally, physically, and spiritually.
Melissa ‘Lou’ Koerner is a licensed therapist who attended graduate school at Fordham University in New York City then earned her Master’s in Social Work from the University of South Carolina in 2000.
Shannon Schafhausen is a licensed therapist who attended graduate school in Colorado and earned her Master of Arts in Counseling from the University of Northern Colorado in 2007.