Kylee S. Tuls, PhD, LMHC
Kylee has been educated and worked in the field of mental health for over twenty 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 adolescents, individuals, and families who are dealing with mental health issues and life situations that present struggles and challenges. Her clinical specialties include adolescent mental health, self-injurious behaviors, trauma work, serious emotional & behavioral issues, mood disorders (depression, bipolar, anxiety), support for law enforcement and first responders, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Clinical Supervision for Registered Interns. Kylee offers daytime appointments Mondays through Thursdays.
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 adolescents and their families, effectively addressing 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, support to law enforcement and first responders, health and wellness, grief and loss, leadership and personal development. 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. Ginger offers daytime appointments Mondays through Thursdays.
Jennifer Gallagher, MA, LMHC
Jennifer Gallagher is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and has been working in the mental health field for over 20 years. Jennifer completed her undergraduate studies at Eastern Illinois University majoring in psychology and received a Master of Arts degree in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling from the University of South Florida. Jennifer has experience working with adults, adolescents, children, couples and families and uses a combination of cognitive behavioral techniques (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to help those she works with reach their goals. Jennifer also has experience working with people who have experienced trauma and is trained in EMDR trauma resolution therapy. Jennifer is available on Monday through Fridays with occasional evening appointments.
Lavonna Gregory, MA, LMHC
Lavonna is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor bringing more than 11 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 select weekday evenings, and on Saturday mornings.
Julia Mateer, MA, LMHC
Julia Mateer, MA, is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Board Certified Professional Christian Counselor who has served the people of Manatee and Sarasota counties since 2004 by providing mental health counseling to individuals, couples and families. A graduate of Liberty University, Julia bring expertise and skill as a counselor, a leader, an author and a speaker to the Envision Counseling Team. Her goal is to help people take their next step towards living healthy and fulfilling lives. Julia specializes in working with couples, women's issues, adolescent girls, relationship issues, and personal development. Clinical areas of expertise include management of depression and anxiety, resolution of trauma and sexual abuse, relationship counseling, communication and conflict resolution, leadership and personal growth. For those seeking a Christian counselor, Julia is an expert at incorporating spirituality into treatment. Appointments are available on Monday and Friday afternoons and evenings.
Gail Bogatitus, MA, LMHC
Gail Bogatitus, MA is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified Rehabilitation Counselor with over 20 years experience working with adolescents, adults, couples and families. Gail began her studies at Purdue University, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. After her undergraduate studies, she graduated with a Master of Arts degree in Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling from the University of South Florida. Gail has worked in a variety of counseling areas including: community mental health, hospitals, and rehabilitation centers. She offers Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for mood disorders (depression, bipolar, anxiety), life transitions and adjustments, family and relationships, work and career, stress management, grief / loss, support for caregivers, elder issues, and medical issues. Gail works full time in a mental health setting and is available to provide supportive counseling at Envision on weeknights and Saturdays.
Jessica Gomez, MS, Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern
Jessica Gomez is a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern. She graduated from Florida International University in 2018, earning a dual Master of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling. Currently she counsels at Envision Counseling Services in the evenings while working as a full-time school counselor in our community.
Jessica provides her clients with a supportive and genuine environment leading them to self-healing and personal growth. She also utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques to help her clients reach their goals and take control of their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Currently, she offers mental health counseling services to children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families seeking treatment for depression, anxiety, self-esteem, impulse control, parenting support, relationship difficulties and personal growth. Jessica is available Wednesday and Thursday evenings for appointments.
Jenn Meyers, MS, Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern
Jenn Meyers is a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern who earned her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Dallas Baptist University. In 2015, she completed her Master's Degree in Clinical Counseling & Psychology from Troy University. Since graduating, she has been working in the mental health field. Aside from being a Counselor at Envision, she also works as a Telehealth Provider, Adjunct Psychology Professor, & Small Business Owner.
Jenn walks alongside her clients using a Solution-Focused & Cognitive Behavioral approach. She has had the honor of seeing lives improved & relationships restored by assisting her clients in setting & reaching their goals. She offers mental health counseling services to adolescents, adults, and couples seeking treatment. Jenn currently counsels at Envision Counseling Services in the mornings and is available Monday through Friday for appointments.
Casey Keiber, M.Ed., Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern
Casey Keiber is a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern graduating from Penn State University in 2013, earning a Master’s of Education Degree in Mental Health Counseling. Currently she counsels at Envision a few mornings a week, while she works full-time at a swim school and pursues her LMHC credential.
Casey provides her clients with an empathetic and holistic style in which she allows them space to look to the future. She has a strong background in athletics, having worked in Division I athletics and also competed as a college swimmer. She offers mental health counseling services to a wide range of clients. She helps clients working through career changes, relationship concerns, burnout, depression, anxiety, struggles with athletic performance, and self-esteem issues.
Casey offers mental health counseling services to adolescents and adults seeking treatment. She is available on Wednesday and Friday mornings for appointments.