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Ben Hatcher Sheltering Oaks Counseling

Ben Hatcher

Ben is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapy Counselor, but you may also think of him as a diagnostic specialist for your life and relationships.

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Kelsea Brooks || Sheltering Oaks Counseling || Wesley Chapel, FL

Kelsea Brooks

Kelsea is a licensed Mental Health Counselor, but you may also call her an encouraging companion to partner with you through life’s challenges.

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Mandy Newton, Reg. Intern || Sheltering Oaks Counseling || Wesley Chapel, FL

Mandy Newton

Mandy Newton is a registered clinical counseling intern, supervised by L. Vaughan, LMHC.

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Alex Castañeda || Sheltering Oaks Counseling || Wesley Chapel, FL

Alex Castañeda

My name is Alex Castaneda, and I am currently a student at Liberty University finishing up my Masters degree in clinical mental health counseling.

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Meagan Santiago || Sheltering Oaks Counseling || Wesley Chapel, FL

Meagan Santiago

My name is Meagan Santiago, and I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW.) Other names I may go by include therapist, counselor, and advocate.

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Haleigh Katwaroo Counseling Intern || Sheltering Oaks Counseling || Wesley Chapel, FL

Haliegh Katwaroo

Haleigh (pronounced the same as Holly) is a mental health counseling practicum student through Liberty University. She has nearly 2 decades of experience as a homeschool mom and as a faithful and loving wife since 1997.

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Leanne Vaughan LMHC || Sheltering Oaks Counseling || Wesley Chapel, FL

Leanne Vaughan

Leanne Vaughan serves clients dealing with past difficulties, and those experiencing cancer or another life-threatening illness.

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Dr Rebecca Guagliardo Sheltering Oaks Counseling

Dr. Rebecca Guagliardo

Dr. Becky is a licensed clinical psychologist, but you may also call her a relationship expert, play therapist, and evaluator.

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Office Staff

Leanne Vaughan Sheltering Oaks Counseling

Hayley Fish – Office Mgr.

Hayley is our office admin and our appointment coordinator. She’s the voice you hear when you make your first appointment with us and who will greet you in the reception area. She’s an integral part in helping our business run smoothly.

Sabrina - Office Admin || Sheltering Oaks Counseling || Wesley Chapel, FL

Sabrina – Office Admin

Sabrina is one of our office admins and our appointment coordinators. She’s one of the voices you hear when you make your first appointment with us and who will greet you when you arrive at our office in Wesley Chapel, FL.

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Our Enneagram Scores

As a staff team, we recently read the book The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery.

If you are unfamiliar with the Enneagram, it is a personality typing tool of nine main types that has been around for a long time but has also seen a recent surge in use, especially in many churches and Christian organizations.

We have found it particularly helpful in that it both identifies blind spots and struggles each type primarily deals with, but also the unique path of growth for each type to continue becoming the person God created them to be.

Some talk about each number having their own “superpowers” and strengths, and we can see how we use many of these God-given “superpowers” in our work with clients.

To learn more about our enneagram types and what they mean, check out our profile pages in the menu below.

Sheltering Oaks Counselors & Staff || Sheltering Oaks Counseling || Wesley Chapel, FL

(8) Challenger, (4) Romantic, (6) Loyalist, (7) Enthusiast, (2) Helper, (3) Performer

Ready to Schedule an Appointment for testing or therapy?

We know how difficult it can be to take the first step to ask for help. You also may have questions! Our team of mental health professionals are available to help you through this process. Call today and we will get you scheduled with one of our therapists or testing psychologists. If you have questions before you begin, we're here to answer questions about therapy, testing, our counselors, or anything else. Please fill out the form below and we’ll be in touch with you soon!

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Other Mental Health Services at Sheltering Oaks Counseling

Your family may need help in more than one way. At Sheltering Oaks Counseling, we want to meet the mental health needs of every member of your family. Therefore, we offer a number of  mental health services at our Wesley Chapel, FL based therapy clinic.  For example, our therapists offer Christian counselingcounseling for young adults, therapy for cancer survivors and trauma therapy. We also have marriage counseling, family therapy, play therapy, and counseling for ministers. Not only can we help you in our Tampa area counseling offices, but we can also work with you anywhere in the state with online therapy in Florida.

Additionally, we offer several types of testing services, including neuropsychological testing, ADHD testing, psychoeducational evaluationGifted testing, and more. Finally, our specialty services for veterans and parents as IEP advocates can help you too! We would love to connect when you are ready to reach out.

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