Meet Our Team

Dr. Neeley Hughey

Not Accepting new weekly clients until January 2023. A waitlist is available. Appointments for new clients seeking EMDR therapy, that are motivated to get started can explore EMDR intensives offered by Dr.Hughey. Please see our webpage about EMDR Intensives for more information. Now scheduling for October EMDR intensives.

Neeley R. Hughey, Ph.D., LMHC, is a licensed Mental Health Counselor and a Certified Life Coach in Florida and Virginia. With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Neeley offers services for individuals, couples, and families from a trauma informed perspective. Neeley worked for the Department of Defense for 16 years prior to relocating to Melbourne, FL, and has specialized experience in working with active-duty military, military veterans, military spouses, DoD civilians, and contractors.

Specializing in the following using EMDR:
  • PTSD
  • Trauma
  • Depression and Anxiety

Populations I see: Adults (18 and up)

Schedule (By Appointment Only)
  • Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy (Capella University)
  • Masters of Science in Psychology (Southern Methodist University)
  • Certified Clinical Trauma Professional
  • Certified In Many Treatment Modalities:
    • EMDR (Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing – EMDRIA certified)
    • TF-CBT (Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)
    • Solution-Focused
    • Neuro-Linguistic Programming
    • Internal Family Systems Level 3
    • Somatic Therapy
    • Qualified Supervisor for Registered Interns (Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling)

Suzi Meffen, LCSW

Now accepting new patients

Suzi Marsh Meffen LCSW began her career in 1983 as a counselor at an inpatient Adolescent Substance Use Disorder treatment center. Suzi went on to obtain her master’s degree in Social Work and since then has worked in outpatient and inpatient Codependency treatment, general psychiatric facilities, and eventually, in private practice. Suzi’s clinical passion is for couples,families and group psychotherapy as an experiential therapist from a trauma-informed perspective. Suzi’s Experiential modalities include role play, Psychodrama, Psychosynthesis, Psychomotor, Affect Bridge, and other deep emotional release work techniques.

Populations I see: 18 years of age and up

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Now Offering EMDR for adolescents

Melissa Secrest, MA, Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern,CFARS, FARS

Not accepting new patients at this time. A waitlist is available.

Melissa has over 15 years of experience working with children and adolescents in an education setting before pursuing private practice. She is a trauma-informed provider specializing in ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, and Mood Disorders. She utilizes various treatment modalities such as art therapy, music therapy CBT, EMDR and is solution-focused in her practice.

Populations I see: 10-18 years of age

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Miranda Moses, MA, Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern

Now Accepting new patients

Miranda has 6 years of experience working with adults, adolescents and families in the human services field. She specializes in helping those struggling with depression, anxiety, grief, substance abuse and intimate partner violence from a trauma informed perspective.
Treatment modalities she uses-Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), DBT, and other modalities customized for each client. She is a solution focused counselor.

Populations she sees: 10 years of age and up.


  • UCF – MA Clinical Mental Health Counseling

  • UCF- BA Elementary Education

Schedule: By Appointment Only

Now Accepting New Patients

Brenna Pezo, MA, Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern

Brenna has 9 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in the human services field. She specializes in helping adults struggling with life transitions, self-esteem, anxiety, depression, trauma, substance use, and families of a substance users.Brenna works from a trauma-informed perspective and uses EMDR, mindfulness practices, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. Brenna enjoys helping people become empowered as they face challenges and improve their overall wellness.

Populations I see: 18 years of age and up


  • Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (University of Central Florida)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Family and Human Services (University of Oregon)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Trained

Advanced Training in Integrated Health Practices

Schedule: By appointment only