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BHI WELCOMES DR. NANCY ZLATKIN
Nancy Zlatkin

Nancy Zlatkin, Psy.D., is a Licensed Psychologist who received her Doctorate Degree in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University. She also holds a Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University and a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from the University of Central Florida. Dr. Zlatkin completed her pre doctoral internship at Butler University and her post-doctoral fellowship at the New College of Florida. Dr. Zlatkin has spent the last several years working in the University Counseling Center setting. She also completed her directed study research project on the Impacts of Cyberbullying.

Dr. Zlatkin specializes in working with children, adolescents and adults who struggle with identity particularly, those who identify as LGBTQ+. Additional specialty areas include trauma, post-traumatic stress disorders, bereavement and grief, self- esteem and identity development, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, multicultural issues, women's issues, stress related disorders and adjustment to college. Using an integrated approach, she is committed to creating an inclusive, collaborative and safe therapeutic environment which emphasizes resilience, strength, and validation to maximize overall well-being.

In her free time, Dr. Zlatkin is busy wedding planning and loves to spend quality time with her fiancé and rescue dog. She is very passionate about contributing to the community through volunteer work, eating her fiance's cooking and spending time with friends and family.

Dr. Zlatkin is currently accepting new patients.
Please call our office at 954.340.0888 to schedule a consultation.


WELCOME TO MEGAN HANAKA, LCSW
Megan Hanaka

BHI is pleased to welcome Megan Hanaka, a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with extensive experience in working with individuals who struggle with trauma, addiction, attachment issues, PTSD, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder. She also specializes in working with LGBTQ population, women's issues, role overload, low self-esteem and self-acceptance issues.

Ms. Hanaka is EMDR trained (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) to help individuals alleviate symptoms of PTSD, anxiety, drug and alcohol cravings, chronic pain, trauma, unresolved grief and other symptoms that interrupt quality of life. She is also a certified masters addiction professional (MCAP) and specializes in treating substance use disorders.

Ms. Hanaka has significant experience in grief counseling and assists patients in understanding the stages of grief and identifying what acceptance means to them and how to find it in their lives.

Passionate about helping people identify issues that are important to them, Ms. Hanaka utilizes a strengths perspective and person-in-environment perspective for all of her patients. She believes that all human beings have strengths and are all impacted by the systems and environment they interact with on a daily basis. Ms. Hanaka strongly believes in attachment theory by Bowlby and incorporates his work in many of her therapy sessions. She utilizes Erikson's Developmental Stages as well and assists patients in identifying which stage they may have had difficulty with and how that impacts their life today.

Ms. Hanaka earned her Master's Degree in Social Work from Florida Atlantic University in 2013 and has been working in mental health and substance-use disorder treatment for the past 6 years. Before coming to BHI, she was the Clinical Director of an 85 bed facility for 3 years, where she was able to develop evidence-based programs specific to client needs. She also has extensive experience in crisis intervention and helping individuals identify purpose and meaning in life to support long term recovery and lasting healthy connections with people in their lives.

Ms. Hanaka is accepting new patients.
Please contact our office at 954.340.0888 to schedule a consultation.


BHI SUPPORTS THE COMMUNITY AS A
PASS IT ON SPONSOR

Pass It On is a 501 (c) (3) not for profit organization whose mission is to help young people develop into self-sufficient citizens and leaders through education, life-skills training, and community involvement.

Over the past few years, BHI has been a proud sponsor of Pass It On, helping to raise funds for their scholarships, and volunteering hours to assist young adults who are aging-out of the foster care system. For more information go to www.PassItOnNow.org.