Jon Goldblatt, LMHC, Psy.D

Clinical Director

There are times in our life when we become overwhelmed and as a result, may experience anxiety when we think about these challenges. During these times we may want to seek assistance but feel apprehensive about taking that step. This apprehension is normal, but it is also important that you regain control of your life. It is my commitment to help you work through difficult periods of your life in a respectful and compassionate way. My vision is to provide a safe place where you can share your feelings without judgment. My philosophy is to work with you, as a team, and create an environment to challenge perceptions. I can help you recognize and utilize the strengths that are within you, and help you develop new skills to help cope more effectively with life challenges. My approach is integrative and collaborative, based on trust, respect, and compassion.

In order to start this process, I would like to share my experience. I am licensed as a Mental Health Counselor and graduate of Carlos Albizu University in Miami, Florida.  While at Carlos Albizu University, I earned a Master’s in Mental Health Counseling, a Master’s in psychology, and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology.  I have over 20 years of experience in treating children, adolescents and adults.  I offer individual, couples, group and family therapy sessions. Over the course of my educational and professional career, I have worked in a variety of settings ranging from eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder. I have worked with clients on issues such as depression/mood disorders, anxiety disorders, stress management, men’s issues, self-esteem, behavioral problems, self-harm behaviors, parent skills training, relationship conflicts, substance abuse and more. My philosophy is to meet the needs of the individual with the overall goal of helping clients achieve a healthier and happy life. Whether you need support or guidance on your journey in life, I am here to work with you. If you are ready to take this journey, I look forward to working with you.

Ebony Davis, MD

Dr. Ebony Davis received her medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine. She completed her adult psychiatry residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital and her child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at New York Presbyterian Hospital, the teaching hospitals of Columbia and Cornell Universities. Dr. Davis is licensed to practice medicine in Florida, Alabama, and New York. She is board certified by American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in adult psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. Dr. Davis is trained in both medication management and psychotherapy to treat all psychiatric issues including depression, anxiety, panic attacks, ADHD, bipolar disorder, autism spectrum disorders schizophrenia, OCD, substance abuse, eating disorders, personality disorders, work stress, relationship issues and any other psychiatric needs of the patient in child, adolescent, adults, and geriatric patients. Dr. Davis ‘s mission is to be able to serve her patient’s with the utmost understanding and compassion. With compassion and understanding, she works with patients to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they wish to achieve. She has an individualized approach to patient care and carefully considers all aspects of her patient’s physical and mental health in the interest of accurately diagnosing and treating her patients. She is uncompromising in her dedication to the well-being of her patients.

Josie Rhoads, LCSW

Josie has a wide range of experience providing therapy, however, has a special interest in working with clients affected by anxiety, depression, and trauma. Josie’s natural compassion and collaborative approach allow for her client’s to feel safe to tackle some of life’s most difficult challenges. Josie believes that every person is capable and deserving of growth and healing.

Josie utilizes a specific therapeutic approach with Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). EMDR is unique as it allows clients to resolve their emotional issues without having to “talk” through all the details. EMDR activates the brain’s natural healing abilities to reprocess past experiences that may be deeply rooted in the client’s current issues. Additionally, Josie is certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, an evidenced-based approach to treat children and adolescents with PTSD.

Josie earned her Master of Social work degree from Florida Atlantic University in 2012. She has worked with individuals and families affected by mental illness of all ages in private practice, outpatient and inpatient facilities as well as in substance abuse treatment centers. She is a Qualified Clinical Supervisor and has also taught Social work courses as an adjunct Professor at FAU.

Ashley Manasse, LMHC, CAP, ICADC

Many people go through life with some level of trauma or abuse that they have sustained without even realizing that it plays detrimental role in development. Upon building my own level of cognitive awareness to work in this field, I have realized that I have always wanted to help others who might not be able to see their own full potential yet. Ashley has been practicing mental health counseling for the past several years and find therapy a truly useful tool for anyone who is struggling, whether it is a crisis or long-term issue.

As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified Addictions Professional with international recognition, Ashley brings an array of experience and modalities when working with clients. Ashley completed her Master’s Degree in Mental Health and Wellness and her Bachelor’s degree in Applied Psychology both at New York University.

The main goal is to help clients learn to love themselves and work through those stressors that impact daily life. Ashley has found that taking a holistic approach to therapy helps a great majority of clients that she sees, focusing not only on the inner health of the body but also the outer health.
Ashley has worked in many different arenas that include substance abuse, couples and families, crisis management, women’s issues, as well as the LGBTQ community.

Karen Wasserman, LCSW

Karen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker whose mission is to assist clients and/or their loved ones achieve more fulfilling and healthy relationships. Karen’s training and expertise in various therapies, including EMDR, CBT, and addictions counseling will help clients define goals that will empower them and put them on a positive path to growth and well being. While we can’t change difficult situations of the past, Karen can work with clients to better understand and resolve challenges in their lives. By applying complementary therapy approaches and techniques, Karen will assist clients in unearthing long-standing behavior patterns or negative perceptions that may be holding them back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life.

Karen is a Florida native who brings over 2 decades of clinical experience with her. She practices meditation and yoga and oftentimes incorporates mindfulness training and in her therapeutic approach. Karen received her Bachelor’s Degree from Florida International University and her Master’s Degree from Barry University. In her spare time, Karen enjoys abstract painting, dancing, and playing with her beloved dog, Khloe.

Adam Friedman, Ph.D.

Dr. Adam Friedman currently co-directs Dialectical Behavior Therapy programs for addiction throughout the state of Florida. Dr. Friedman has had the privilege of being trained by DBT’s founder, Dr. Marsha Linehan, in the state of Washington. He attended Nova Southeastern University, where he received his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Psychology.

He completed his doctoral dissertation on Anorexia Nervosa and self-mutilation. Dr. Friedman’s work has been published in psychoanalytic journals and he has written a chapter on the analysis of dreams that has been published as part of a book. He has a strong psychoanalytic background, and has trained with the Southeast Florida Institute for Psychoanalytic Psychology. Dr. Friedman is also featured in HBO’s award-winning documentary on eating disorder treatment, entitled, “Thin.” Dr. Friedman has a private practice in Boca Raton, Florida, but spends most of his time teaching, developing and supervising DBT programming both in the United States and the United Kingdom.

Adriane Schmitt, LGPC

Adriane Schmitt is an experienced psychotherapist with specific expertise in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).   Ms. Schmitt’s extensive DBT training has been through Behavioral Tech, a training company founded by DBT’s creator, Dr. Marsha Linehan.  Ms. Schmitt has also been privileged to receive training by Dr. Marsha Linehan during an Intensive DBT workshop in Seattle, WA.  Ms. Schmitt is responsible for teaching, developing, and supervising DBT programs affiliated with The Amy Winehouse Foundation both in the United States and the United Kingdom.  During her tenure as a mental health professional, Ms. Schmitt has been an effective advocate and therapist to individuals suffering from a wide range of mental health disorders.  Ms. Schmitt received a Master of Science Degree from Nova Southeastern University in Mental Health Counseling.

Sam Glenn, LCSW

My name is Sammy (Sam) Glenn and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over fourteen years of experience. I obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Tennessee Technological University in 2004, and then completed graduate school in 2005 at Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida. I am fully-licensed in Tennessee, Florida, and California.

My philosophy in helping clients is based in mutual respect and approaching each client with sensitivity and “unconditional positive regard” (Carl Rogers), and I have been known among my peers as a therapist always willing to tackle challenging circumstances. I have worked with a wide diversity of individuals, and continually build my knowledge by taking a rigorous approach to professional development and “best practice” trainings. Helping others truly is my mission in life.

Alexis Acelise

Acelise Alexis has been practicing as an Advance practice registered nurse for the past 4 years. Originally from Haiti, Acelise earned her Associate degree in nursing at Palm beach state college in 2003 in Lake Worth, her Bachelor of science in nursing with Western Governors University in 2010 in Salt Lake City, Utah, her Master’s of science in Nursing as a family nurse practitioner with south university, Savannah Georgia in 2016, and her psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner Post-Master’s certificate with Florida State University in 2019 in Tallahassee, Florida. Acelise has Remarkable experience in medical, psychiatric mental health and obstetric gynecology. She has profound knowledge in managing patients with psychiatric/mental disorders.

Acelise has been working in the field of nursing for the past 17 years. From 2003-2016, she has worked in multiple hospital settings throughout Florida, Georgia and New York where she provided compassionate nursing care to psychiatric and medical patients. She worked at OBGYN Specialists of the Palm Beaches in 2017 by Assisting women and adolescents to understand the different marvels that occur inside the female human body during their life span, including, but not limited to, menstrual periods, fertility, conception, pregnancy, and menopause. She Assessed diagnosed and treat female reproductive disorders, infectious diseases including many sexually transmitted diseases. She Educated patients on practices that promote wellness and health and instructed on measures to detect any abnormality or aberration in the female body such as conducting breast self-examination.

She worked at Jerome Golden Center for behavioral health 2017-2018 where Managed patients with psychiatric disorders, including but not limited major depressive disorders, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorders, bipolar and related disorders, personality disorders, obsessive compulsive disorders, ADHD, Anxiety disorders and insomnia, alcohol and drug use disorders. Acelise has massive knowledge in the administration of psychotropic medications, nursing principles and clinical therapeutic models, In-depth knowledge about clinical psychology and counseling. 2019-2020, Acelise has been working at multiple treatment centers where she is currently managing patients with co-occurring disorders by providing primary care services, psychiatric and substance abuse services. Acelise started with Remedy therapy in February 2020.

Acelise understands the importance of working with people struggling from mental illness as well as working with their families. Acelise understands the ignominy involved with psychiatric disorders and the disease of addiction and the strength it takes to ask for help. As a psychiatric nurse practitioner, family nurse practitioner, she utilizes an eclectic approach focused on meeting each individual’s needs. She understands the importance of compassion but also recognizes firm precincts when working with people suffering from drug use disorders. Acelise has learned not only from working in the field of medical, mental and substance abuse disorder, but from her own life experiences, which has led to a passion for helping others. Acelise resides in Wellington, Florida with her husband Jean Jude Alexis and her 2 children Kayla and Aiden Alexis.

Anine M Beattie, MSN-FNP-BC

Janine was raised in New Jersey and moved to Florida 20 years ago where she graduated Summa Cum Laude from South University for both undergraduate and Graduate school for Nursing. Janine has worked in the medical field treating both medical and psychological conditions for the past 15 years as a Registered Nurse and Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner. Janine’s approach to mental health is a mind, body, soul integrative approach. She specializes in treating depression, anxiety, mood disorders and ADD/ADHD. Janine is also a Licensed Massage Therapist and Registered Yoga Instructor and believes in a wholistic approach to health and well being. She treats patients with a caring and respectful approach and is very passionate about helping people feel their best.

Reach Out to Our Counseling Staff Today

Dr. Jon Goldblatt and the rest of his counseling staff is ready to help you work through the challenges of life. Contact Remedy Therapy today at (855) 874-3390 to learn more about our available services.