Carrie Simmons, LMHC, MA

Services Provided

Stressed and Overwhelmed?

 Most of us are stressed and overwhelmed on a daily basis. Life can be a balancing act of juggling work, family and pleasurable activities. Sometimes seeking therapy or just wanting to talk to someone who is professionally trained in counseling can be difficult to pursue. 

I strive to provide a safe and confidential office environment. I want to ensure my clients feel as comfortable as possible.  

I Can Help You

Do you need treatment for...



Autism Spectrum

Bipolar Disorder

Brain Dysfunction and/or Deficits

Brain Injury

Childhood Trauma



Grief and Loss

Fertility Circumstances

Foster and Adoptive Circumstances

Marital Quarreling and/or Infidelity

Obsessive Compulsive Behaviors

Postraumatic Stress Disorder

Sleep Difficulties

Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity

Testing for Gifted

Balance Your Life

As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, I provide therapeutic services to children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. 

I enjoy teaching and implementing relaxation techniques that can aid in reducing anxiety, stress and depression.  I want to help you cope with the stress and pressures from daily living.  

Education and Experience


  • Certified Adoption Competent Counselor, Adoption Related Services, 2014
  • Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of South Florida, 2012
  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of South Florida, 2006   

Versatile Experience


  • Counseling Couples, Individuals, Children and Families 
  •  Substance Abuse Group Treatment
  • Child Welfare Case Management with Gulf Coast Community Care; Florida Department of Children and Families
  • PEMHS Mental Health Juvenile Crisis Unit
  • Florida Department of Juvenile Justice
  • Florida Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Professional Development and Certification


  • Treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in Adults and Children, Tampa, FL 
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences: Understanding the Long-term Effects of Trauma, St. Petersburg, FL
  • Counseling the Military and Their Families: University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
  • Bullying Amongst Diverse Populations: University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
  • Mental Health First Responder Training: American Red Cross, Tampa, FL
  • Model Approach to Partnerships in Parenting (MAPP) Certification: Florida Department of Children and Families
  • Child Protection Professional Certification: Florida Department of Children and Families