Mrs. Clarke has over 21 years of experience dealing with the full range of target population, such as: being the Director of Programs subcontractor with the Department of Corrections, Clinical Director of secure work release sites under the Department of Corrections, working with the chronically mentally ill, child welfare, dependency judicial system, residential treatment, community base services, family counseling, substance abuse programming, anger management groups, juvenile justice and therapeutic community systems. Mrs. Clarke brings a broad range of techniques and managerial approach to Bridges International. Mrs. Clarke is formally trained in cognitive behavior therapy, motivational interviewing, co-occurring disorders, the Dependency Care System, trauma informed care, child adolescent psychopathology, victim advocacy, delinquent youth and juveniles, individual, family and group psychotherapy modalities. Mrs. Clarke possesses a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice/Pre-Law from Florida Memorial University Magna Cum Laude, and graduated with a Masters of Arts Degree in Marriage and Family Counseling, Guidance, and Mental Health Counseling in 2008 from Webster University Summa Cum Laude, College of Arts and Science and she holds numerous certifications such as: ORIS, Thinking for a Change NIC model, Moral Reconation Therapy, Therapeutic Community Immersion, Motivational Interviewing, Model Approach to Partnerships in Parenting (MAPP), Family Services Counseling and Family Services Supervisor. Mrs. Clarke specializes in the development and implementation of behavioral health treatment programs. Answering a calling toward inspiring, leading and motivating individual, Mrs. Clarke has served as a guiding light for the community.
Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Fertility Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, HIV / AIDS, Immigration Issues, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Money and Financial Issues, Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
FL LMHC MH13722