Our Team

Our team of dedicated behavioral health professionals is here to help you and your family. We will work with you to develop an individualized, patient-centered, and evidence-based treatment plan.

Leslie Parsons, D.O.

Medical Director / Psychiatrist
Attended Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine for her medical training. Internship, Residency training in Psychiatry, and a Forensic Psychiatry fellowship at the University of Florida.
Certifications: Board Certified in General Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, and Forensic Psychiatry.

Scott Pickett, Ph.D.

Psychologist
Master’s and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Northern Illinois University. Clinical Internship at the Edward Hines, Jr., Veteran's Affairs Hospital in Hines Illinois, and Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor.
Focus: Psychological trauma, posttraumatic stress and anxiety disorders, sleep, emotion regulation and emotional processing.

Julia I. Sheffler, Ph.D.

Psychologist
Master's and PhD in Clinical Psychology from Florida State University
Clinical internship at the Denver VA Medical Center. 
Focus: Aging, Alzheimer’s disease, diet, interventions, health, emotion-regulation, psychopathology, cognitive decline, adverse childhood experiences, and lifespan.

Sylvie Naar, Ph.D.

Psychologist
Master’s and PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Colorado in Boulder, CO
Residency and Fellowship in Pediatric Psychology at Wayne State University
Focus: Adolescents, emerging adults, health management and stress interventions with services specified for LGBTQ+, non-binary, and gender nonconforming individuals aged 15-21.

Carrow Lamb, LCSW

Psychotherapist
Bachelor’s Degree from Florida State University
Master’s in Social Work from Florida State University
Focus: Cognitive behavioral therapy and related approaches, strength-based and recovery-oriented practices, crisis intervention, treatment of mood, anxiety, and trauma.

Beneisha Hires, LCSW

Psychotherapist
Bachelor’s Degree from the University of South Florida
Master’s Degree from the University of South Florida
Focus: Depression, anxiety, and trauma.

Mauricio Ramirez, LCSW

Psychotherapist
Master’s from Florida State University
Practicing for 30 years
Focus: Bipolar, depression, anxiety, impulse control disorders, life transitions, retirement, workplace conflict.

 

 

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