Meet Dr. Hughey 




Neeley R. Hughey ,PhD, LMHC, is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified Life Coach in Florida and Virginia with over 20 years of experience working with individuals, couples and families.

Specializing in CPTSD, PTSD, Trauma, Depression & Anxiety.


Populations I see : adults (18 and up)

Certified Clinical Trauma Professional(CCTP) with specialized experience working with PTSD , CPTSD & Trauma survivors( combat, first responders, domestic violence & sexual assault)

Neeley worked for the Department of Defense for 16 years  prior to relocating to Melbourne, FL and has specialized experience working with Active duty military, military veterans, military spouses, DoD civilians and contractors.



  • PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy, Capella University 

  • Masters of Science in Psychology, Southern Methodist University

  • Masters of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy, Capella University

  • Certified Life Coach and NLP Practioner , International Federation of Life Coaches

  • Certified Clinical Trauma Professional

  • Certified in many different treatment modalities including:

    • 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(RMFTI) and Mental Health Counseling RMHCI)