Nanette completed her graduate program at the Veterans Administration Hospital in West Palm Beach where she provided assessment, individual and group therapy for Veterans and their families in various capacities for the hospital, including the mental health clinic, day treatment programs and the acute psychiatric floor.
For the past few years, Nanette led the therapeutic department as a primary psychotherapist and was promoted to Clinical Director for a group home serving adolescents in foster care and their families in Palm Beach County. Upon completing her Bachelor of Social Work, she provided intensive counseling and case management for the Department of Children and Families for those that became involved with the State of Florida due to abuse, neglect and abandonment.
In addition, her experiential background as a volunteer and undergraduate practicum was in the field of addictions.In her current practice she provides assessment, individual, couples and family therapy, life skills and career coaching.
Her areas of practice include adolescent and adult clients who suffer from Mood, Anxiety, Phobias Disorders, Behavioral disorders such as Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity and Oppositional Defiance Disorders and in relapse prevention and recovery. She is a professional whose trusting, supportive, caring and empowering approach will provide an engaging atmosphere for healing and change.
Tricia Conlon has been a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist since 2003. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in General Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Asheville in 1997, then went on to complete her Master of Science degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Nova Southeastern University in 1999.
Tricia has spent the majority of her career working with adolescents, couples and entire families coping with mental illness, anticipatory grief, divorce, and trauma. Currently, she specializes in working with individuals who have depression, anxiety, cognitive impairment, trauma, and bereavement issues. Tricia is also a Certified Alzheimer’s Level I and II Trainer through the University of South Florida, providing dementia-specific training and support to family caregivers as well as healthcare professionals. Additionally, she is CISM-trained to provide crisis intervention to first responders, schools, and other local community organizations who have endured a sudden loss or traumatic event.
Tricia has experience not only in non-profit/agency roles, but also worked for many years in healthcare administration, including clinical work in integrative medicine, oncology, psychiatry, substance abuse, pain management, eating disorders, and dementia-specific services. Additionally, Tricia taught as an online faculty member for the University of Phoenix, College of Health Sciences and Nursing for ten years. Tricia is also trained CBT, mindfulness meditation practices, EMDR, and is currently working on a new certification in Nutritional and Integrative Medicine for Mental Health Professionals. Tricia’s future goals and aspirations include becoming a published book author, and working as a consultant providing psychotherapy services to local business and healthcare practices to enhance communication and conflict resolution strategies, with a focus on integrative health, wellness, growth and development for professionals.