Meet Our Counselors
Our experience enables us to offer effective, individualized, counseling care. We treat a number of mental health disorders, and provide a neutral ground to individuals, families, and couples.
When you call or email us, you can ask to meet with one of our counselors by name or you can leave the choosing to us.
Jesse Fox, Ph.D.Executive Director
Dr. Fox received his M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in 2010 and his Ph.D. in Counselor Education from the University of Central Florida in 2013. Prior to becoming Executive Director, he worked in the Pastoral Counseling Department at Loyola University in Maryland for seven years as a professor. He currently serves as a professor at Stetson University. He has a passion for seeing people become whole and find peace in their otherwise chaotic and difficult lives and loves seeing the work of counseling transform people’s lives.
Beverly BrimLicensed Mental Health Counselor
Beverly has been a counselor at the counseling center since 2000. She received her Master’s Degree from Rollins College in 1998. She has experience in EMDR since 2004. Beverly enables her clients to find positives in the “adventures” they are currently experiencing. She believes in everyone’s ability, with a little help, to solve their problems. What she does is help the client remove “roadblocks” in their thinking that has prevented them from moving forward. She has been married forever to John and they have two grown children and five grandsons. She believes her faith in God is her strongest asset.
Trish RichesonLicensed Clinical Social Worker
A client centered, evidence-based practitioner, this counselor provides a non-judgmental listening environment with feedback, so that the client can discover new methods of coping and live a more satisfying life. Treatment modalities offered include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Supportive Counseling, Motivational Interviewing, Grounding Techniques, Insight Oriented Therapy, Systematic Desensitization Therapy, Art Therapy, and Christian Counseling. Activities between sessions may be suggested to assist with coping. Therapist traits which assist with the therapeutic process are good listener, creative, intelligent, genuine, kind, and supportive. She earned a Master's in social work from FSU in 2012 after completing internships at Florida Hospital DeLand and Haven Recovery Center. She became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Florida in 2014. She joined the Episcopal Counseling Center in April 2019. Areas of counseling experience include aging issues, trauma, disability, dealing with life change, employment fit, self-esteem, assertiveness, life purpose, adoption, communication skills, self care, and child abuse.
Ariane CaparellaLicensed Clinical Social Worker
Ariane received her master’s degree in clinical social work in 1996 and has a bachelor’s degree in both special and elementary education. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker ( LCSW) with over 20 years experience working with children, adolescents and adults. Whatever the catalyst that brings you into therapy, she strives to provide a safe, compassionate, non-judgemental and nurturing environment while collaboratively working with clients to achieve their goals. When working with adults, whether it involves working through life transitions, healing from a painful past, ending patterns of behavior that no longer serve you or healing and taking control of your life, together we will establish goals and work towards achieving them. Ariane uses a variety of approaches and theoretical frameworks while tailoring treatment to each individual client’s goals and expectations. She finds play therapy most effective when working with children in facilitating them to express their thoughts and feelings in a safe place as well as empowering them find solutions to their problems.
Dianne GoshornLicensed Mental Health Counselor
Dianne works with adults and older adults. Her specializations include depression, anxiety and other mood disorders, grief and loss, chronic health conditions, post-traumatic stress reactions and disorders, and dissociative disorders. She uses approaches such as EMDR, relaxation training, cogniive and behavioral techniques, self-care training, self-esteem building, and communication skills training. She received her Mastera in Counseling from Stetson in 1988. She has worked in the mental health field in Central Florida for over 30 years; the last 15 years at the Episcopal Counseling Center.