Dr. Charles Carballo, Psy.D.

Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern

Charles Carballo, Psy.D is a bilingual (English, Spanish) therapist who provides a non-judgmental environment focusing on strengths, solutions and goals. He prepares clients to move in a new direction using an integrated approach comprised of compassion, creativity and humor.

“Children, adolescents and adults need to be heard and feel connected. My role as a bilingual (English, Spanish) therapist is to be an active partner providing a non-judgmental environment focusing on your strengths, solutions and goals, thus readying you to move in a new direction. I provide an integrated approach in a warm and supportive setting with compassion, creativity and humor.”

Cesar Marin

Cesar Marin, M.A.

Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern

Cesar Marin has a Master’s in Mental Health Counseling from Argosy University in Tampa. He has worked in Hillsborough county as a classroom teacher for the past six years. He has experience working with diverse populations of elementary school age children and their families. Cesar utilizes humor in conjunction with practical approaches to work with his clients to promote confidence and effective communication skills.

Colleen Gigante

Colleen Gigante, M.A.

Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern

Colleen Gigante, M.A. is a graduate of Argosy University with a Masters in Mental Health Counseling. She enjoys working with children and teens to help them navigate the many challenges of growing up. She also works with families and adults to who suffer from issues related to depression, anxiety, and trauma. Colleen also provides psychotherapy to veterans. As a veteran herself, she is keenly aware of the causes and effects of P.T.S.D. and how to help service men and women with these issues.
Collen’s theoretical orientation is person-centered, which means that she believes that all people should be treated with empathy, unconditional positive regard, and genuineness.

“My goal is to find the best way to help you together. I am excited to join you on your journey of healing and self-discovery. I am looking forward to meeting you and helping you be the change you want to see.”

Elizabeth Manzano-Boulton, Ed.D.

Mental Health Clinician

Elizabeth Manzano-Boulton is a mental health clinician and holds a Bachelor’s degree in psychology and a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling from the University of South Florida. She earned her Doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision from Argosy University. Dr. Manzano-Boulton is bilingual (in English and Spanish). She considers herself to be culturally competent and has an amplified view on diversity, how culture influences our choices and how we all have the potential to solve our problems. During her career, Dr. Manzano-Boulton has worked with the homeless population, with substance abuse groups and conducted individual counseling with clients suffering from anxiety, depression and relational problems. Her approach to counseling is mostly solution focus. Dr. Manzano-Boulton believes that “client’s problems consist of these three sections (a) the problem, (b) the process of working toward the solution and (c) the elimination of the problem. Clients know what the problem is and what they want at the end, but they need guidance on how to get where they want to be.”

Michelle Rexach, M.A.

Licensed School Psychologist

Michelle Rexach, MA is a licensed school psychologist by the Florida Department of Health.  She is a graduate from InterAmerican University of Puerto Rico. Beginning with her internship in 1997, she has close to 20 years experience testing students of all ages for common school concerns, such as: learning disorders, ADD/ADHD, autism, giftedness and twice exceptional students. Rexach has been mobile throughout the state of FL since 2007, exposing her to a very large sample and range of learning exceptionalities. She is a fervent advocate for student rights and the obtainment of adequate accommodations in the educational system.