The Community Counseling Center at St. Luke’s is a nonprofit group providing counseling services to people of all ages by Licensed Mental Health Counselors. Our supportive center is open to anyone in the community seeking comfort, wholeness and nonjudgmental support. Our counseling services are based on the universal values of healing, caring and confidentiality. Counseling can enable you to gain clarity in your life, while counselors support you through that process, no matter where you are in your journey. Our counselors are both approved providers for many insurance companies and offer a sliding fee scale in addition to the standard fee. Everyone in the community is welcome.
Counseling Center Staff
Joanne MacPherson, PsyD, Director of the Center
She works with a variety of individuals – adolescents, couples, parents and families. By utilizing a variety of approaches, including cognitive restructuring, mindfulness, hypnosis and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Dr. MacPherson finds the technique that best fits each individual. She brings warmth and insight to therapy, welcoming each person where they are on the journey to wholeness. As a counselor, she sees her role as helping people to resolve issues, discover themselves and move toward their goals.
To make an appointment for counseling with Dr. MacPherson, call the Community Counseling Center at 407-876-8237.
Debbie Ainsworth, MA, LMHC, LMFT
Lisa Beilman, MA, LMHC, NCC
Lisa received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Rollins College in Winter Park. To make an appointment for counseling with Lisa Beilman contact the Community Counseling Center at St. Luke’s at 407-876-8237.
Carla Bresnahan, MA, LMHC
Carla believes that each client deserves non-judgemental, supportative counseling and brings this to the sessions enabling the client to discover their own intregrity and how this very intregrity can assist in solving personal challenges.
Please call the office to meet Carla and make an appt.
Joel Christie, MA, LMHC
Lisa Quinn, MA, LMHC, NCC
She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Millersville University in Pennsylvania. She then completed her Master of Arts degree in Counseling at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida.
Lisa provides a safe, confidential & compassionate environment, which promotes hope, health and healing. She assists you in self-discovery, to make positive change and achieve your goals. This process may include identifying self-defeating behavior patterns, learning successful ways to solve problems, improving communication skills, developing new coping strategies and learning new ways to resolve conflict.
Areas of Specialization:
- Couples Counseling
- Parenting Skills
- Self Esteem
- Career & Work Issues
- Family Conflict
- Stress Management
- Divorce / Co-Parenting
- Anger Management
Toni Deputy, Office Manager
Counselors offer help in many areas, including: couple and single parenting, self-esteem, couples counseling, relationships, stress management, clinical hypnosis, addictions, depression, anger, domestic violence, eating disorders, grief bereavement, illness adaptation, terminal illness, crisis intervention, children and adolescent concerns, skill assessment, conflict resolution, career, and pre-marital counseling. Counselors are approved Providers for many insurance companies.
Locations & Appointments
The Community Counseling Center is located at 4851 S Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando, FL 32819, Suite A111, in Building A, with a private entrance.
Licensed counselors are available for individual or group counseling from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Counseling appointments are also offered on Thursdays at First United Methodist Church Winter Park.
To learn more about the services offered by the Community Counseling Center, or to arrange for an appointment, call the Center at 407.876.8237 Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Ongoing Groups, Workshops and Classes
Before You Wed
St. Luke’s UMC – Tuesdays
Courses at St. Luke’s UMC are held in the Special Events Dining Room on the first floor of Building C.
February 7 and 14
March 7 and 14
May 2 and 9
July 11 and 18
September 5 and 12
October 3 and 10
November 7 and 14
December 5 and 12
First UMC of Winter Park -Tuesdays
January 10 and 17
April 4 and 11
June 6 and 13
August 1 and 8
You must pre-register for all locations. Contact Toni Deputy at 407.876.8237 to make your class reservation.