Dr. Charisse Diaz PsyD LMHC Qualified Supervisor
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Charisse Diaz has 16 years of experience in the mental health field and is a Qualified Supervisor through the Florida Department of Health where she provides guidance and training for new counselors entering the field. She has a warm and friendly style and has treated a wide variety of issues and disorders and welcomes patients with any issue to work with her. Dr. Diaz specifically specializes in the treatment of Anxiety related disorders including; Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, Trichotillomania, and Excoriation Disorder. Dr. Diaz primarily relies on Behavioral Activation, Mindfulness Based Interventions, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Habit Reversal Training and tailors her treatment individually to each patient.
In addition to her specialty in Anxiety Treatment, Dr. Diaz works closely with local Pediatricians and has a special interest in working with children utilizing Behavioral Modification, Parenting Skills Training, and Play Therapy Techniques.
Emanuel “Manny” Diaz MA, RMHCI, ADC-C
Chief Operations Officer
Manny has several years of experience working with children and adults with a variety of issues and disorders. Manny has experience with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder, Depression, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Trauma. Manny enjoys working with both adults and children and will work with you to tailor a treatment approach that will help you feel your best. Manny has a welcoming and strength-based approach that will help you or your child to feel at ease. Manny is also direct when necessary and will help you to address issues that you may not initially be aware of when first coming to treatment. Manny strongly relies on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Behavioral Modification, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Exposure and Response Prevention in his treatment methods.
Manny is also a Certified Attention Deficit Consultant Specialist by the American Institute of Healthcare Professionals. Due to his expertise in this area, he can provide assessment, diagnosis, education, and guidance for you or your child who may be struggling with symptoms of ADHD.
Janece “JC” Caro LMHC
JC works hard to provide an environment that is accepting and supportive and simultaneously looks for ways that increase growth and healing. Her approach emphasizes skill-building, self-knowledge, and balance. She has been a therapist in a variety of settings for about 20 years, helping people deal with anxiety, depression, stress, self-esteem issues, marital and family conflict and trauma in their lives and relationships. She has worked with children, adolescents, and adults and enjoys working with a variety of individuals, couples and families. Because she speaks conversational Spanish, she is available to provide counseling in Spanish when requested. JC is kind and truly cares about you and your well-being. She provides therapy with a sense of humor but also years of knowledge and experience. JC relies most on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and a Patient-Centered approach when she is caring for patients.
She views her role in your life as being part of your team where she helps you determine what is best for you. It is through working together that she believes positive changes can occur.
Ashly is the Administrative Assistant for our practice and will likely be your initial contact when scheduling an appointment. Ashly is warm, friendly and professional. She takes her job very seriously and wants you to have a pleasant interaction when you reach out to our practice. She will walk you through financial costs associated with treatment, insurance, initial paperwork, scheduling and will match you with the best therapist for your needs. She is available to answer any questions that you have about pursuing treatment at our practice. We hope that you enjoy interacting with her as much as we do!