We are a team of doctoral level licensed psychologists. Each member of our clinical team had extensive clinical training in treating a wide range of mental health and personal growth issues with specific areas of specialization and expertise. Please read each of our profiles to help determine who you think would be the right fit for your specific needs or call our office for a free consult and we will help you determine the best fit.
Dr. Brittany Carswell is the owner and clinical director of Wellness Psychological Services and a Licensed Psychologist specializing in individual and couples therapy. She received her Undergraduate and Doctoral degrees in Counseling Psychology from the University of Florida. Dr. Carswell has an extensive background doing individual and couples therapyin private practice. In addition she previously worked at the USF and UF University Counseling Centers in addition to serving as a graduate instructor and academic advisor at the University of Florida. She has also worked in the health psychology clinic at the Tampa VA Hospital.
As part of a comprehensive treatment approach targeting overall wellness Dr. Carswell offers several different types of services depending on each individuals specific treatment needs. Her practice focuses mostly on individual therapy for adults in which she specializes in treating anxiety disorders and depression as well as stress management and overall wellness. Additionally her other areas of specialization are relationship issues, Couples therapy and Discernment Counseling. Click here for more on her specific areas of specialization and approach to therapy.
Dr. Katia Arroyo-Carrion is a Licensed Psychologist specializing in individual psychotherapy.She received her Doctoral degree from Carlos Albizu University. Dr. Arroyo-Carrion has an extensive background doing individual psychotherapy in outpatient clinics, State and VA hospitals.She completed her clinical psychology internship at Northeast Florida State Hospital working with an at risk population with prolonged serious mental health diagnoses. In addition, shepursued a postdoctoral degree in health psychology at the Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center in Miami.
She currently works at the Veteran’s Medical Center and provides services in private practice. Dr. Arroyo-Carrion offers different evidence based treatments to fit the needs of the patients. Her practice is based on the recovery model, a holistic, person-centered approach developed to teach the patient how to advocate for the best care. It is important to remember that recovery is possible, for this reason, her practice focuses in treating mood disorders and trauma and PTSD. Click here for more on her specific areas of specialization and approach to therapy.
Dr. Allison Stacy Daughn is a licensed psychologist in the state of Florida and New York and a Certified Addiction Professional. She has been licensed as a psychologist for thirty two years and has extensive clinical experience in health psychology, women's health and addiction medicine.
Dr. Daughn has occupied director level positions in primary care settings as Director of Behavioral Health, Dual diagnosis addiction treatment centers, managed care corporations and disease management programs. In addition to private practice she conducts seminars nationally for healthcare professionals. In addition to her expertise in treating anxiety disorders, depression, stress and addictions she has also taught graduate and undergraduate courses at University of South Florida, University of Tampa, St. Pete College and Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Click here for more on Dr. Daughn's specific areas of specialization and approach to therapy.
Dr. Benjamin Lord is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with expertise in individual psychotherapy, behavioral health consulting, and adult psychological assessment. He received his Undergraduate degree in Psychology from Longwood University, and completed his Masters and Doctoral level degrees in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Behavioral Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Lord’s background includes a long history of working with clients in individual psychotherapy, as well as working in a consulting role in various hospital and medical settings assisting primary care physicians to support and treat patients with mental health concerns. In addition to his work with Wellness Psychological Services, Dr. Lord serves veterans in the Tampa areas as a behavioral health consultant.
with Dr. Lord believes in a collaborative and client-centered approach to therapy which emphasizes exploring core values and life goals in addition to the reduction of emotional distress. He is a strong believer in the mind-body connection and the impact of emotional well-being on overall health. He works primarily in an individual psychotherapy modality, where the therapy relationship provides an avenue to examine patterns in behavior, emotion, and mentation both in the moment and in life at large. His primary areas of focus in his current practice include the treatment of recurrent or chronic depressive symptoms (including mood issues which manifest as anger management problems), sleep disorders, and the emotional impact of chronic diseases such as irritable bowel syndrome, diabetes, and chronically painful medical conditions. Click here for more on Dr. Lord's specific areas of specialization and approach to therapy.
Dr. Nicole Biondoletti is currently completing her postdoctoral residency at the Bay Pines VA, where she is receiving specialized training in trauma- and anxiety-related disorders. Upon completion of her residency in August 2019, she will be a full-time Licensed Clinical Psychologist working for Wellness Psychological Services, where she currently sees patients part-time working under the supervision of Dr. Carswell. Dr. Biondoletti received her Undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Central Florida, and completed her Doctoral degree at Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, FL.
Although Dr. Biondoletti’ s primary area of interest and experience involves the treatment of trauma-related disorders, she has extensive experience providing psychotherapy to individuals with multifaceted problems, including depression, anxiety, chronic medical problems, substance abuse, and interpersonal difficulties. She is also experienced in the provision of couple’s therapy. Dr. Biondoletti utilizes an integrative approach to the treatment of mental health difficulties, which emphasizes the importance of the therapeutic relationship and process in healing. She believes in using science and literature to inform her practice of helping unique individuals with varying problems identify and reach their goals. Click here for more on Dr. Biondoletti's specific areas of specialization and approach to therapy.