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About Dr. Neeley 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 

About Kimberly Hintz 

Kimberly Hintz, MA, RMHCI, is a registered mental health intern. She has been working with children and adolescents and adults since 2002.

Kimberly has experience providing counseling in a variety of settings such as in-home, school, community, and private practice.

Populations I see:  2 years old to 100 years old

Specializing in :Trauma & PTSD, Depression & Anxiety 


She also has vast knowledge and experience working with clients suffering from ADHD, behavioral disorders, and depression. She utilizes CBT, child centered play- therapy, and art therapy to help her clients build life long skills to overcome their challenges.

Kimberly believes the heart of therapy is fostering connections, hope, and skills to process and cope with life's difficulties. Her goal is to help her clients find their strengths in a relaxed and supportive environment.


MA in Counseling Psychology & School Psychology -Webster University 

Treatment Modalities :

Certified Play Therapist 

Certified CBT

Solution Focused 

EMDR ***(coming in May )

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