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Headshot 2Tina St.Clair, Esq., LCSW, LMFT, MCAP, SAP

Mrs. St.Clair holds a Juris Doctorate (JD) from Florida Coastal School of Law and she is a member of the Florida Bar.  She is also a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) a Master’s Level Certified Addictions Professional (MCAP), and a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) with over twenty years of experience in social services.  Mrs. St.Clair has worked in the private practice setting, clinical administration, program development, and management of child protection services.  She specializes in the treatment of children, adolescents, couples, and families.

Mrs. St.Clair is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator and works with couples to mediate divorce and custody issues in Northeast Florida. As a mental health professional, Mrs. St.Clair also assists the court in the completion of social investigations to recommend a parenting plan that is in the best interests of the child or children involved.  She also offers Parent Coordination services in Northeast Florida, helping parents successfully navigate conflict in their co-parenting relationship.  Mrs. St.Clair, as an attorney, also acts as a Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) for civil family court cases in which she has been appointed.  

 

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Gary St.Clair, Jr., MSW, RCSWI, NCRC-I 

Gary is a graduate of the BSW Program at the University of North Florida and the MSW program at Western New Mexico University.  He is currently working towards independent licensure and holds a Registered Clinical Social Work Intern license from the State of Florida.  In addition, Mr. St.Clair is a Nationally Certified Recovery Coach and a Sober Escort.

Gary specializes in providing individual and group substance abuse outpatient treatment. Gary works to help individuals identify their disease of addiction, develop a plan for recovery, and relapse prevention. In addition, Gary works with family members who are impacted by their loved one’s drug and/or alcohol addiction. Gary offers intervention services, care coordination for placement in detox or residential care, and sober escort services.  In addition, Gary provides a batterer’s intervention program and anger management classes for individuals court ordered to these services in Duval, Nassau, Putnam, and Clay counties.

 

Dr. Monica Johnson, DNP, APRN, AGPCNP-C, PMHNP-BC

With over 25 years in the healthcare industry, Family Services and Resource Center, Inc. is proud to welcome Monica Johnson, DNP/APRN as a new member of our team.  Dr. Johnson has extensive experience working in Primary Care and Behavioral/Community Health.

Dr. Johnson obtained her CNA, LPN, ADN, as well as her AA in Health Care Management from Florida Community College at Jacksonville.  She then went on to complete her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Jacksonville University, and her Master of Science in Nursing with a Specialization in Adult Gerontology from Kaplan University.  Dr. Johnson completed her Doctorate in Nursing, with a specialization in Psychiatry from the University of North Florida.  

During the beginning stages of graduate school, Johnson developed a deep passion for bridging the gap between Primary Care and Mental Health. The foundation of her passion was implemented while working with the late Dr. Richard C. Christensen as a Provider with the I.M. Sulzbacher Center. This relationship and her background in community health led to a developed interest for patient education regarding the appropriate care to the undeserved, uninsured population to facilitate disease prevention.

Dr. Johnson will be available to our clients for medication evaluation and management. Please talk to your therapist or our front office staff to learn more!

 

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Vanessa Sampson-Schneider, LMHC

Vanessa is a licensed mental health counselor who fully enjoys serving her community. Vanessa works with couples, families, and individuals; from preteens to the elderly. Vanessa utilizes collaborative therapy approaches that encourage all to strive and become the best version of themselves.

Vanessa specializes in working with LGBTQAI+ persons, individuals infected/affected by HIV+/AIDS, dual diagnosis, and women’s issues: finding work/life balance, surviving domestic violence, and unpacking the effects of gender socialization in home, work, and social settings.

 

 

 

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Tim Albro, LCSW

Tim is a licensed clinical social worker who received his degree from Smith College School for Social Work.  Tim works with individuals, couples, and families.  He specializes in working with children and adolescents.  Tim believes relationships are essential to how we develop into ourselves and extend ourselves to have a positive impact in our work, families, and communities. He thinks that many people seek therapy to unlock the love, hope, and dignity we all have available to us. Tim practices from a relational and strength based perspective to provide support and concrete feedback to help individuals and families navigate issues related to stress, anxiety, depression, grief/loss, separation/divorce, communication, and trauma.

 

Kris Wilson Perry, LMHC

Kris is a licensed mental health counselor who received her master’s degree from Webster University.  Kris works with individuals, couples, and families.  She has experience in the counseling field working with both children and adults.  Kris helps to address behavioral issues in children and adolescents, as well as depression, anxiety, and other mood disordered in adults. She believes in a strengths based perspective that allows individuals to live their best life.

 

Sara Curry, LCSW

Sara is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, earning her Master of Science in Social Administration (MSSA) from Case Western Reserve University in Ohio. Working with all ages, Sara utilizes a strengths based and collaborative approach.  She specializes in early childhood, children, teenagers, and families to address behavioral issues, depression, anxiety, adjustment, and grief. She also has several years of experience working with military families.  Sara believes that each individual and situation is unique and therefore draws from a variety of methods.

 

 

 

Frances McMiller, LMHC

Frances McMiller is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. She obtained her education at Webster University. She enjoys working with individuals and families who may be struggling with various life problems that may be hindering them from becoming their best selves. She has worked with clients with a variety of concerns, including depression, anxiety, anger management and even self-esteem and self-image concerns.

Frances’ counseling style is very warm, comforting and safe. Her belief is that everyone deserves to be heard and treated with respect, sensitivity and compassion for their personal situations. Frances’ approach combines Cognitive-Behavioral, Solution-Focused and Person-Centered counseling which allows her to tailor the therapeutic dialog and treatment goals to meet the client’s direct needs.

 
 

Kerri Evans, LCSW

Kerri is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.  She earned her Master of Social Work from the Catholic University of America.  Kerri began her career working with individuals, couples, and families in the area of child welfare and family preservation programs.  In addition, Kerri has worked with children suffering with behavioral problems who were in need of case management support.  In addition to working with children, Kerri has also assisted adults in the mental health system who need direction and connection to community resources and services.

Over 20 years ago, Kerri began working with the elderly and their families in the medical setting.  She has seen patients and their families in an office setting, as well as in their homes.  Kerri has experience working with individuals suffering with depression, anxiety, adjustment issues, and grief.  Kerri believes in the inherent strengths of each individual and the right for self-determination.  She is a strong advocate for patient and client rights and works to assist her patients though using a strength based perspective.  

 

 

Laura Elgin, LMHC

Laura is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. She is devoted to the idea that individuals can discover better ways to cope with difficult times through means of self-reflection. Laura has experience with a plethora of mood disorders including, but not limited tobipolar disorders, depression, anxiety, and anger. In addition, Laura has also helped individuals with improving their self-esteem or self-image, grief, chronic pain, and trauma. She practices Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and person-centered treatment.  Laura also uses techniques from Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), which identifies negative thinking patterns and allows for positive behavioral changes. Laura strives to create a collaborative therapeutic relationship with her clients.

 

 

Jennifer Matilla, LMHC
 

Jennifer puts the patient first, providing gentle and patient support. She recognizes each patient as unique and uses a compassionate, supportive, and integrative approach to develop a plan specifically catered to each individual. Jennifer believes that patients should play a central role in the treatment process, values a collaborative approach that emphasizes developing a relationship with the patient. She always accepts the patient for who they are and where they are, and works tirelessly to help them overcome any obstacles, achieve their goals, and lead a more productive life.

Jennifer has a long history working with diverse groups of patients including but not limited to children, teens, and adults of various cultures, spiritual beliefs, and gender. She has treated patients facing a wide variety of challenges such as mood disorders, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, and chronic pain.

 

Megan Dunne, LCSW

Megan is a licensed clinical social worker. She received her master’s degree from Florida State University. She works with all ages and takes a strength-based approach when working with individuals, couples, families, and children/adolescence. She has years of experience working with diverse and unique populations and has gained significant knowledge in the field of mental health. Megan strives to create a comfortable and peaceful environment within her therapy room to help her patients achieve higher self-love, regain hope, and build emotional strength.

 

Barbara Ward

Barbara is our agency’s Office Manager. She has over 30 years of experience working in the medical industry. Her experience includes direct patient care, office administration, and insurance billing. Barbara is compassionate and dedicated to the mission and vision of Family Services and Resource Center, Inc.