Carol specializes in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). 

Careful preparation is always required before EMDR therapy begins.  it consists of a careful assessment of your personal history and planning for maximum gains.  This approach will determine whether EMDR will be an appropriate intervention for you. 

Concerns that respond well to EMDR include:

  • Adult Issues
  • Adolescent Concerns
  • Childhood Concerns
  • Trauma
  • Co-Dependence
  • Depression
  • Self Esteem Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Abuse
  • Childhood Abuse
  • Chronic and Terminal Illness
  • Grief and Loss
  • Performance Enhancement


Carol's Experience



Carol has had extensive advanced training in EMDR.  She has been doing this therapy since 1996.  She is EMDRIA Certified in EMDR and is an EMDRIA Approved Consultant.  She routinely consults with other EMDR Therapists on enhancing their practice of EMDR.


  • M.Ed. in Counselor Education, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 1983
  • B.S. in Music Education, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh PA 1967


  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor, State of Florida
  • EMDRIA Certified in EMDR
  • EMDRIA Approved Consultant in EMDR
  • EMDR Institute Staff Facilitator
  • Diplomate, American Academy of Traumatic Stress
  • Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress
  • National Board Certified Counselor


  • Counselor, Private Practice, 1996-Present
  • President, Insight Counselors, PA
  • Clinical Record Reviewer/Consultant, Louis de la Parte FMHI, USF 1998-2000
  • Specialized Foster Care Recruiter/Trainer, The Children's Home, Inc. 1999-2000
  • Grief Counselor/Volunteer, The LIFE Center, 1985-2010
  • Guidance Counselor, Alternative Ed Counselor - Hillsborough & Manatee County Schools 1983-98