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The BHI Professional Staff

Each of the members of our Professional Staff is a licensed and well-trained clinician with a wealth of experience in the mental health field. All of our staff are experienced in treating the problems often encountered by people in our society, such as:

The following is a brief introduction to the BHI Professional Staff. Included is a summary of their training and professional activities, the age groups they serve, as well as their clinical specialty areas.

If you have any questions about whether a particular clinician works with a problem that you need help with, please call our office at
954-340-0888.


Eleanor Nelson-Wernick
Eleanor Nelson-Wernick, Ph. D.
Clinical Director of BHI
Florida Licensed Psychologist #PY3595

Populations Served: Adolescents, Adults and Seniors

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive-Behavioral / Integrative

Specializing in:
  • Behavioral Medicine / Health Psychology
  • Coping with Medical Illness
  • Stress-Related Disorders
  • Managing Chronic Pain
  • Clinical Hypnosis
  • Pre-surgical Pain Evaluations
  • End of Life Issues
  • Bereavement/Loss
  • Adjustment to Separation/Divorce
  • Separation/Divorce Parenting Services

Dr. Nelson-Wernick also provides Consultation to Businesses and Organizations, including Critical Incident Debriefing, Staff Training, and Teambuilding.


Robert Wernick
Robert L. Wernick, Ph. D.
Managing Director of BHI
Florida Licensed Psychologist #PY3626
Fellow, American Psychological Association

Populations Served: Adolescents, Adults and Seniors

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive-Behavioral

Specializing in:
  • Behavioral Medicine/Health Psychology
  • Coping with Medical Illness
  • Adjustment to Separation/Divorce
  • Separation/Divorce Parenting Services
  • Pre-surgical Pain Evaluations
  • Independent Medical Evaluations
  • Couples Counseling
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Managing Chronic Pain

Richard David
Richard David, M.A.
FL Licensed Mental Health Counselor #MH1924

Populations Served: Adolescents, Adults and Seniors

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive-Behavioral / Reality / Integrative

Specializing in:
  • Men’s Issues
  • Work-Related Problems
  • Couple’s Counseling
  • Stress Management
  • Mood Disorders
  • Parenting Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Thought Disorders
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction
Mr. David has been a valued member of the BHI Clinical Staff since 1994.
Nicole Schreiber
Nicole Schreiber, M. S.
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #MT3277

Populations Served: Infant, Preschool, Children, Adolescents and Adults

Theoretical Orientation: Family Systems / Behavioral / Cognitive-Behavioral /
Solution-Focused

Specializing in:
  • Family Therapy
  • Parenting Skills and Training
  • Adjustment to Family Transitions
  • Adjustment to Separation/Divorce
  • Social Skills Training
  • Behavioral Issues
  • School-Related Problems
  • Stress Management
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Bereavement/Loss
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • LGBTQ
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction
  • Coping with Medical Illness
  • Infertility
Ms. Schreiber has been a valued member of the BHI Clinical Staff since 2017.
Carrie Strong
Carrie-Ann H. Strong, Psy.D., ABPP-CN
Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology
Florida Licensed Psychologist #PY10060

Populations Served: Adolescents, Adults and Seniors

Theoretical Orientation: Behavioral / Cognitive Behavioral / Supportive/Rogerian / Solution Focused

Specializing in:
  • Neuropsychological Evaluations
  • Differential Diagnosis of Dementia Syndromes
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Concussion
  • Psychological Rehabilitation of Traumatic Brain Injury (mild to severe)
  • Psychological Evaluations
  • Mood Disorders
  • Assessment of Attention Deficit Disorders
  • Disability Evaluations
  • Competency/Capacity Evaluations
  • Coping with Medical Illness
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
Dr. Strong has been a valued member of the BHI Clinical Staff since 2018.
Jerrod Johnson
Jerrod K. Johnson, Psy. D.
Florida Licensed Psychologist #PY8744

Populations Served: Adolescents, Adults and Seniors

Theoretical Orientation: Psychodynamic / Cognitive-Behavioral / Integrative

Specializing in:
  • Coping with Medical Illness
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Neuropsychological Screening
  • Forensic Assessment
  • Competency/Capacity Evaluations
  • Psychological/Psychoeducational Evaluations
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Evaluations and Counseling
  • Trauma
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
  • LGBTQ
  • Gay Male Issues
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction
  • Bereavement/Loss
  • End of Life Issues
  • Thought Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Stress Management
  • Chronic Mental Illness
Dr. Johnson has been a valued member of the BHI Clinical Staff since 2018.
T. Django Rogers
T. Django Rogers, Psy.D.
Florida Licensed Psychologist #PY9858

Populations Served: Adolescents, Adults and Seniors

Theoretical Orientation: Psychodynamic / Existential-Humanistic / Cognitive-Behavioral

Specializing in:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Couples Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction
  • Self-Esteem/Identity Issues
  • Work-Related Problems
  • Trauma
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
  • Thought Disorders
  • Chronic Mental Illness
  • Psychological Evaluations
Dr. Rogers has been a valued member of the BHI Clinical Staff since 2018.
Danielle Carney
Danielle Carney, M. S.
FL Licensed Mental Health Counselor #MH15670

Populations Served: Children, Adolescents and Adults

Theoretical Orientation: Behavioral / Cognitive-Behavioral / Solution-Focused / Integrative

Specializing in:
  • Self-Esteem/Identity Issues
  • Behavioral Issues
  • School-Related Problems
  • Stress Management
  • Anger Management
  • Eating Disorders
  • Women’s Issues
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Bereavement/Loss
  • Trauma
  • LGBTQ
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction
  • Couples Counseling
  • Family Therapy
Ms. Carney has been a valued member of the BHI Clinical Staff since 2019.
Darisabel Roman-Laureano
Darisabel Roman-Laureano, Psy. D.
Florida Licensed Psychologist #PY10051

Populations Served: Children, Adolescents, Adults and Seniors

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive-Behavioral / Mindfulness / Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Specializing in:
  • Behavioral Medicine/Health Psychology
  • Stress-Related Disorders
  • Managing Chronic Pain
  • Coping with Medical Illness
  • Women with Cancer
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Latinos with Chronic Mental Illness
  • Career Counseling
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction
  • Couples Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • School-Related Problems
  • Social Skills Training
  • Mindfulness Meditation
  • Physicians’ Wellbeing

Dr. Roman-Laureano also provides Consultation to Businesses and Organizations on Stress Management and Mindfulness Meditation.

Dr. Roman-Laureano has been a valued member of the BHI Clinical Staff since 2019.


Lorelle DeStefano
Lorelle DeStefano, M.S.W.
FL Licensed Clinical Social Worker #SW16232

Populations Served: Children, Adolescents and Adults

Theoretical Orientation: Psychodynamic / Cognitive-Behavioral / Dialectical Behavioral

Specializing in:
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction
  • Self-Esteem/Identity Issues
  • Family Therapy
  • Couples Counseling
  • Play Therapy
  • School-Related Problems
  • Stress Management
  • Anger Management
  • Women’s Issues
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Trauma
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • LGBTQ
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

Ms. DeStefano has been a valued member of the BHI Clinical Staff since 2019.


Nancy Zlatkin
Nancy I. Zlatkin, Psy. D.
Florida Licensed Psychologist #PY9172

Populations Served: Adolescents, Adults and Seniors

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive Behavioral / Mindfulness / Acceptance and Commitment Therapy / Interpersonal / Integrative

Specializing in:
  • Stress-Related Disorders
  • LGBTQ
  • Bereavement/Loss
  • Trauma
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
  • Women’s Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Adjustment to Separation/Divorce
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction
  • Eating Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Couples Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Parenting Issues
  • School-Related Problems
  • Self-Esteem/ Identity issues
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Social Skills Training
  • Work Issues
  • Phobias
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thought Disorders

Dr. Zlatkin has been a valued member of the BHI Clinical Staff since 2019.


Megan Hanaka
Megan Hanaka, M.S.W., M.C.A.P
FL Licensed Clinical Social Worker #SW13309

Populations Served: Children, Adolescents and Adults

Theoretical Orientation: Psychodynamic / Cognitive-Behavioral / Dialectical Behavioral

Specializing in:
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction
  • Self-Esteem/Identity Issues
  • School-Related Problems
  • Stress Management
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Bereavement/Loss
  • Trauma
  • Personality Disorders
  • Women’s Issues
  • Couples Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Mood Disorders

Ms. Hanaka has been a valued member of the BHI Clinical Staff since 2019.


Meriam Mikhail
Meriam Mikhail, Psy. D.
Florida Licensed School Psychologist #1476

Populations Served: Children, Adolescents, Adults and Seniors

Theoretical Orientation: Person-Centered / Analytical Psychotherapy

Specializing in:
  • Art & Expressive Arts Therapy
  • School-Related Problems
  • Attention Deficit Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
  • Stress-Related Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Psychological/Psychoeducational Evaluations
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Trauma
  • Social Skills Training
  • Self-Esteem/Identity Issues
  • Couples Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Bereavement/Loss

Dr. Mikhail has been a valued member of the BHI Clinical Staff since 2019.