Wynne Stallings LMHC CAP, Qualified Supervisor
Wynne Stallings is a Florida licensed psychotherapist and a Certified Addictions Professional with 20 years of professional counseling, program development, and clinical management experience. She has seen and experienced the damage that unhealthy relationships, compulsive behaviors, and poor conflict resolution can do to an individual’s self-esteem, core beliefs, emotional stability, and behavioral choices. Wynne's goal is to help you live a life that you truly love.
Wynne has treated male inmates and youthful offenders in psychiatric facilities, as well as teens and adults in substance abuse rehab. She has worked with all of these populations in both outpatient and inpatient settings. Over the years, her skill set grew to include program development, Family Program facilitation and development, staff development, and curriculum development, particularly in the areas of family systems in treatment.
Through her years of experience, Wynne has grown passionate and adept at helping couples and families learn to speak as well as listen to each other, to set appropriate boundaries and to find ways to have fun together. A public speaker, she is quite knowledgeable of the "addicted family system," including how family of origin dysfunction sets the stage for family of creation challenges. Wynne is available to consult with families and other professionals regarding charting a "best option" course for managing life when a loved one is in active addiction or dysfunction.
Since moving to Palm Beach County in 2005, Wynne graduated with a Master's in Counseling degree at Palm Beach Atlantic University, and earned her LMHC and CAP credentials. She is also a Qualified Supervisor for Registered Mental Health and Marriage and Family Interns. She is certified in the Myers-Briggs Type Inventory and LOVES helping people discover how they can make their personality styles work best for them in work, life, and love.
In 2013, Wynne started the training process (and it is a lonnnnng one!) to eventually become a Certified Practitioner in Psychodrama. In addition to traditional talk forms of counseling, Psychodrama is an expressive and action-based method that helps "enhance the relationship between individuals, families and communities." Wynne has has seen significant results using these skills in individual, couples, and group therapy.
In her life outside the office, Wynne can be found playing with her adopted Shih Tzu Leo, salsa dancing until 2 a.m., sweating it out at a yoga class, or cheering her alma mater University of Miami Hurricanes on fall Saturday afternoons. She loves a "mean game of spades" and listening to a great reggae or funk band on a breezy day by the water. "Groove is in the Heart!" -- In Deelite
Jeni Mose LMHC
Jeni Mose is a Florida Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and a National Certified Counselor (NCC). She graduated with dual Master’s degrees in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Forensic Psychology from Marymount University in Arlington, VA. She is currently working toward a certification in Sports Psychology from California Southern University.
Jeni began her counseling career in the criminal justice system, quickly finding her passion in clinical work with challenging forensic and mental health populations. Jeni's skill set is diverse. She specializes with adults who struggle with dual-diagnoses, specifically severe mental health, personality disorders, and chemical dependency. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings, including outpatient community mental health, county jails, and residential and outpatient substance abuse.
While working in treatment centers, Jeni gained a vast knowledge and experience working with family systems, co-dependency and feelings of abandonment. She works with families and individuals who struggle with healthy communication and boundary issues that can ultimately continue dysfunction with the family. Also, in regard to familial issues and trauma, Jeni utilizes inner child work to help the client recognize unmet desires and needs, leading to the client to understand themselves and increase their confidence and self-worth.
At the foundation of Jeni's therapeutic approach, Jeni first pursues a client-centered alliance to help clients identify and sharpen their strengths. Building on client-centered rapport, Jeni skillfully utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy to challenge clients' self sabotaging beliefs, increase client responsibility for choices, and learn to self soothe and regulate mood. Utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Jeni helps clients gain insight into how their negative thinking pattern leads to unhealthy emotions and behaviors. When clients gain this shift in understanding, Jeni teaches her clients to reframe their unproductive, self-sabotaging thoughts.
Jeni also has a passion to work with athletes related to sports performance, team building, and transitioning from on-field to off-field identities. She is currently working toward certifications in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Adventure-Based Therapy.
While Jeni is not counseling, she enjoys kayaking with her husband, reading, painting with acrylics and playing with her two spastic puppies, Emma and Ollie.
Grace Childs LCSW, RPT-S, EMDR Trained
Grace Childs is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been working with children and families since 1981. She is also a Registered Play Therapist- Supervisor that has been practicing in Palm Beach County, Florida for 25 Years. Grace believes in getting to the core issues that prevent people from gaining freedom from damaging thoughts, behaviors and unproductive repetitive cycles of living. Grace's mission is to help lead clients out of low self confidence, depression and broken relationships that result from these repetitive pattern into confident, self assured lives enriched with loving relationships.
Grace finds delight working with children and teens because Grace truly loves them. She feels she can help youth become at ease with the process of discovering what is happening inside them that is causing them internal distress. Through the language of play, children willingly open up with puppets, games, or sandtray to reveal the conflicts or traumas that are upsetting them.
Grace has worked in inpatient, outpatient, and forensic settings as well as having her own private practice since 2000. She is EMDR-trained, and she sees the power in this method for helping clients heal from stuckness and trauma. Grace works with individuals, couples, families, teens, and children. She is joining Soul Spring Counseling with decades of experience, having helped thousands of families and individuals be more of who they want to be in this world.
Grace enjoys her own family of four adult children, their spouses, her two grandchildren, and her three sisters and brothers-in-law. She also is a passionate traveler, visiting many different countries and cultures. She finds that travel facilitates her commitment to continued learning and growth spiritually, emotionally, and physically.
Marie Labranche LMFT
Marie Labranche is a Florida Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Marie was born in the Caribbean, but grew up in the great melting pot that is Brooklyn, New York. She earned her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Palm Beach Atlantic University, with a concentration in both Marriage and Family and Mental Health. As if that weren't enough, Marie is currently a Doctoral Candidate in Psychology at Northcentral University. Marie shows off her intellect and mad teaching skills as a College Professor of Psychology at several colleges in the Palm Beach County area.
Marie began her counseling career in Child Welfare, ultimately rising to the title as Director of Foster Care for 4Kids of South Florida, a faith-based foster care agency that recruits, licenses and supports foster parents. In the fifteen years as a Child Welfare professional, she worked closely with children and families cope with the trauma of removal, displacement and adoption or transitioning into independence. Marie is passionate about working with foster care youth and foster, adoptive or biological families.
Marie’s therapy practice focuses on dealing with and healing trauma, especially childhood trauma. Marie is also passionate about marriages! She believes that quality pre- and post-marital counseling by trained and licensed individuals is the best defense against marital stress and divorce. However, if you are single and looking to get ‘relationship ready’, Marie can help you towards the attainment of your therapeutic, relationship and life goals.
Marie focuses on using Cognitive-Behavioral and Solution-Focused therapies to help individuals and couples in distress. Marie is also a big believer in Psychodynamic therapy and the role that early life plays in causing distress in later life. Marie is a Rogerian therapist at heart, demonstrating unconditional positive regard for her clients, and believes in the strength of the therapeutic alliance as being a conduit to healing.
In her spare time, Marie is a Marvel nerd, enjoying Marvel movies with her adult sons, both of whom are finishing college. Marie also has a daughter, now 24 (adopted at 17), who is also in college. Marie enjoys reading, traveling, lecturing on Mental Health, especially within minority communities, and is in the process of writing several books on mental health. P.S. She can also dance The Robot!
Sometimes when you're in a dark place you think that you've been buried, but actually you've been planted."