Our Team

Helen Choate, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Helen has been a master's level (MS) Florida Licensed Mental Health Counselor since 1988, and is a Nationally Certified Counselor with an undergraduate background in the medical field. She has participated in extensive post-graduate training in a variety of psychological therapies to treat adults, teens, and families. Outside of her private practice work, Helen enjoys family life, community activities, and expressing her love through quilting.

Judy David, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Judy is a graduate of the The University of Florida and University of South Florida. She has been in private practice for over 22 years. her past experience includes being the Program Director at Catholic Charities for the Pregnancy and Parenting Center and Eldercare Respite Programs. in the past she has also taught public speaking and interpersonal communication. Judy sees teens (middle and high school age) and specializes in ADHD and family issues. She employs cognitive therapy techniques for persons with Anxiety disorder, OCD, and a variety of other disorders. She enjoys helping others through difficult life changes and problem-solving.

Barbara Ghen, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Barbara received her BSW and MSW from Temple University. She has been a therapist since 1986 and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Barbara has previous work experience in both outpatient and inpatient settings. She has a special focus on addictions and depression. Barbara is also a Florida Supreme Court Family Mediator. As an LCSW, Barbara accepts Medicare insurance.

Susanne Graham, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Susanne is married and has two adult children. She spent 26 years as a Certified School Counselor with Hernando County Schools. She received her MA from USF and Troy University and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Susanne works with individuals coping with life transitions, With families and teens (middle/high school age). She has experience in issues involving grief and loss, stress, anxiety, depression, abuse, and adjustment disorders. She loves art, music, and traveling with her husband and is active in her church.