Kylee S. Tuls, PhD, LMHC
Kylee has been educated and worked in the field of mental health for over fifteen years. Kylee began her studies at Hope College in Holland, Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. From her undergraduate studies, Kylee completed her Master of Arts degree in Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida and continued on to receive a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Curriculum & Instruction with an emphasis in Counselor Education from the University of South Florida. Her dissertation work was titled, “Parent Response to Adolescent Self-Injurious Behavior: A Collective Case Study”. Kylee has worked in a variety of mental health areas including community mental health with children and adults, substance abuse, domestic violence, school counseling, and child & adolescent psychiatric residential treatment.
Kylee has an intense passion for helping and working with children, adolescents, individuals, and families who are dealing with mental health issues and life situations that present struggles and challenges. Her clinical specialties include child & adolescent mental health, self-injurious behaviors, trauma work, serious emotional & behavioral issues, mood disorders (depression, bipolar, anxiety), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Clinical Supervision for Registered Interns.
Ginger Talerico, MA, LMHC
Ginger is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor working in the mental health field since 2001. Ginger completed her undergraduate studies at the University of South Florida in Sarasota, Florida earning a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She went on to obtain her Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling at Argosy University in Sarasota, Florida.
Ginger employs Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to help clients take control of their thoughts and feelings to reduce and manage anxiety, depression, fear, and distress. She is passionate about working with school-age children, teens, and their families, effectively addressing child and teen emotional-behavioral disturbances, and offering supportive counseling to parents facing challenges using a family-systems approach. Other specialties include: stress and anxiety reduction, treatment of panic attacks, depression and mood disorders, support to reach career and personal goals, trauma resolution, grief and loss, and conflict resolution. For those seeking a Christian counselor, Ginger is adept at incorporating spirituality into treatment. Ginger is a Qualified Supervisor, offering clinical supervision to Registered Interns seeking licensure in the State of Florida.
Shannon Schafhausen, LMHC
Shannon is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and has worked in the mental health field since 2007. Shannon completed her undergraduate studies in Sociology with an emphasis in Criminal Justice and a second major in Political Science at Colorado State University in 2000. After working in the Criminal Justice field, she returned to graduate school for her Master of Arts degree in Community Counseling at the University of Northern Colorado and completed her graduate studies in 2007. Shannon has worked with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families, and has worked in community mental health, EAP counseling, outpatient behavioral health, hospital settings, and crisis centers. Shannon uses a client centered approach in working with individuals, couples and families to determine a modality that may help most with each unique person seeking counseling. She draws from eclectic approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). These modalities focus on skill building and examine how we interact with our thoughts and emotions. Shannon is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), which is a specialized trauma treatment modality, and also held a certification in addictions counseling in Colorado. She has a passion for working with all kinds of trauma to include secondary trauma. Shannon believes in utilizing a client-therapist team approach to facilitate a resolution of issues that have an emotional impact so that each one of us can live life to the fullest. Shannon is available for evening appointments.
Misti Green, MA, LMFT, LMHC
Misti is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist as well as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. She has been working in the field for 7 years in a variety of settings ranging from community mental health to inpatient mental health. Misti earned a Bachelors of Science from the University of Tampa in 2009 in Pre-Professional Allied Health and Psychology. She went on to obtain her Master of Arts in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling at the University of South Florida in 2011.
Misti uses a client centered approach when working with individuals, couples, and families. Utilizing Solution-Focused, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Family Systems Therapy and Play therapy, Misti encourages clients to utilize, enhance and develop the skills they need to adapt and cope with life's challenges. Misti also offers Clinical Supervision to Registered Interns seeking their licensure as an LMFT or LMHC. Misti offers convenient weeknight and Saturday appointments.
Tenia Rumph, MSW, LCSW
Tenia is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker providing counseling to school-age children, adolescents, and adults. A graduate of the University of South Florida in 2005 with a Masters in Social Work, Tenia offers individual, family, and couples counseling. With more than a decade of experience in a variety of clinical settings, Tenia is a highly qualified therapist providing treatment of depression, anxiety and panic, trauma, and grief. She is skilled at addressing relational issues within couples and families, helping clients improve communication and conflict resolution skills. Passionate about helping individuals connect with their value, Tenia offers counseling and encouragement in areas of self-esteem, self-worth, body-image, spirituality, and identity development. Tenia is a Qualified Supervisor, offering clinical supervision to Registered Interns pursuing licensure as LCSW or LMHC in Florida. Tenia is available for evening appointments.
Lavonna Gregory, MA, Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern
Lavonna brings more than 9 years experience working in the social services field to the Envision Team. A graduate of Webster University with her Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling in 2014, she currently counsels adolescents, adults, and families at our practice location in the evenings, while working as a full-time school counselor in our community. Lavonna is skillful in bridging the gap and reaching teens and young adults, engaging them in critical thinking to change their thoughts and behaviors to improve well-being and functioning in academic, workplace, and home environments. She works with adults seeking treatment for depression and anxiety issues, interpersonal relationship struggles, parenting support, self-esteem and self-image issues, and personal improvement. Lavonna is available during afternoon and evening hours on weekdays.
Jessica Balos, MA, Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern
A graduate of Concordia University in 2001 with Master of Arts in Psychology, and Certificate of Advanced Study in Counseling from Messiah College, Jessica's background in research, health education, special projects, crisis intervention, and victim advocacy enhance her clinical work with adult individuals and couples. Her specialties include relationship and intimacy issues, couples therapy, fertility issues and infertility support, trauma, women's issues, and self-esteem. She also works with adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse to bring healing and improve relationships that may be affected by unresolved emotional pain. Jessica is available on weekday mornings, and also offers convenient Saturday appointments.