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Roger Shepherd

Roger has been working with people for over 45 years.  He spent the first 20 years discipling and mentoring while serving on staff with the Navigators and Discipleship Ministries.  At age 39 he went back to school and earned his second Masters degree. In December 1989, Roger founded Florida Counseling Foundation.

Since 1995, he has been supervising counseling students part time at Reformed Theological Seminary and Registered Interns who are working toward licensure.  He loves working with couples and families.  He has been married to Carol for 50 years and they have five children and 10 grandchildren.


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Dan Miller

Dan Miller is a native Floridian from the west coast of Florida and has lived in the Orlando area for 14 years.  He was a classroom teacher for eight years.   Three of those eight years he taught in Mexico City, Mexico.  He loves spending time with his family and friends, and being in the outdoors.  Dan holds a Master of Arts in Counseling from Reformed Theological Seminary.

Dan works with individuals, couples, and groups on the issues of relational struggles, fear, repressed anger, depression, addiction, shame, grief, divorce, and abuse recovery, and helps his clients discover how these issues relate to one’s growth into mature men and women.  Dan’s passion is walking alongside others to find hope and change.



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Susan Londres

Susan Londres has had the privilege of serving in full-time ministry for over 25 years. During that time, she received her Masters of Art in Counseling from Reformed Theological Seminary. Susan enjoyed being married for 23 years until the untimely death of her husband. She is blessed to be the mother of three wonderful children ages 15 to 23.

Susan has experienced difficulties in her life that help qualify her to work with those who are dealing with grief, loss through suicide, being a single parent, and caring for aging parents.

Susan has experience working with individuals and couples dealing with depression, anxiety, addiction, sexual abuse, co-dependency, communication issues, and marital issues. She also works with those in ministry to overcome specific challenges they face. As part of her counseling she does crisis intervention, weekend intensives, and specialized groups.

Her heart is to allow the Lord to use her story to give hope to others as they walk difficult journeys toward healing and restoration.


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Marylon Larkins

Marylon is a wife of 47 years, mother of one daughter, grandmother of four and great-grandmother of six little ones who currently own her heart. She moved to Florida five years ago after retiring from more than twenty five years of oncology nursing. Her nursing tenure at Seidman Cancer Institute in Cleveland, Ohio involved caring for patients who were in their final stage of cancer and were on clinical trials treatments that included various combinations of chemotherapy, bone marrow transplants and radiation. She is a graduate of Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.

Marylon completed her Master’s Degree in Christian Counseling at Reformed Theological Seminary in order to fulfill her calling to continue the ministry of caring for hurting people.  She has a longstanding passion and history of supporting people through their experiences of losses and grief. She also has a deep passion and longing to support women through their struggles of life.

Marylon can be reached for consult and support with all Women issues and Grief by email at marylonmacl3@gmail.comor 440-317-2007.


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Elizabeth McKeehan

Elizabeth provides a lifeline of healthy support to her clients and is not afraid to enter into hard places with them. She understands how lonely it is to face betrayal and abandonment in tumultuous circumstances. She is honored to be the holder of hope for her clients as they work through grief, abuse, trauma, and suffering. Elizabeth is passionate about helping women find their voice and the courage to use it, as they unashamedly stand up for who they are. She reminds her clients of their dignity and purpose as they find their confidence and worth. She believes that resiliency can be gained when hard things are worked through with care.  Additionally, she sees clients needing pre-marriage consultation, marriage counseling, as well as clients dealing with depression and anxiety.

Elizabeth is trained in EMDR, an evidence-based therapy used to treat trauma.  She tailors her therapy to meet her individual client's needs whether incorporating CBT, talk therapy,  various assessments, mindfulness as well as various other evidence-based techniques.

Elizabeth received her Bachelors Degree in Latin American studies and Spanish from Rollins College, her Masters of Science degree in Spanish Education from Nova Southeastern University, and her Masters of Arts in Counseling from Reformed Theological Seminary.  She worked in full time Christian ministry (CRU) for 5 years mentoring college students as well as 10 years teaching Spanish to middle and high school students in public school.  She has lived on both coasts and in between and is very familiar with uprooting life transitions.

Elizabeth loves to connect with friends over a cup of coffee and take long walks with her husband and puppy Milo.  She is bilingual in Spanish and loves trying new Latin dishes. She enjoys managing the complexities life brings with her blended family.  She marvels at the way God writes the stories of our lives through unexpected twists and turns.


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Nathan Bennett

Nathan is a West Virginia native who majored in Foreign Languages and spent some time abroad before moving to Central Florida 8 years ago to pursue graduate studies. While completing his Master’s in Theological Studies, he married his best friend, Laura, and worked as a teacher and tutor.

Around the same time, Nathan also began working through the dark places of his own story and spent several years in weekly therapy before pursuing and completing his Master’s in Counseling.

Nathan offers individual, couples, and family counseling for adults and adolescents in both English and Spanish. He has experience working with a wide variety of issues including depression, anxiety, trauma/PTSD, abuse, cultural adjustment, spiritual concerns, relationship difficulties, sexual identity, and family of origin issues. He also has experience working with individuals with ADD/ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Please contact Nathan by email at bennett.nathanc@gmail.com or by phone at 407-676-4304 for a private consultation.


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Kirby Whitehead

Though a native of Kentucky, Kirby has lived in Central Florida for over 25 years, with most of that time spent in the Daytona Beach area. He has worked in a variety of positions over the years, such as country club line cook, painter, part time wedding photographer, and technician in a motorcycle salvage yard. It was during his time walking alongside a multitude of troubled youths as a Case Manager at a Department of Juvenile Justice treatment program that he discovered his desire to counsel. In 2017 he married and moved to Orlando to pursue his Master’s of Arts in Counseling at Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando. When not at work he enjoys gardening, skateboarding, reading, listening to music, and going on long walks with his beautiful wife, Muriel, and dog, Louie.

Kirby is passionate about listening to his clients well, and believes the first step toward healing is feeling seen and heard by the counselor. He utilizes a variety of interventions based on the context of the client, and their wants/desires in counseling. Kirby’s framework for healing is informed by his understanding of God’s love for us, the dignity He bestows on us as His creatures, and God’s strong desire to live amongst us, and for us to live in the same way with each other, though Kirby does not assume this value is shared by everyone. Kirby specializes in anxiety, depression, sexual identity confusion, trauma, addiction, growth in intimacy, grief, and spiritual/existential crisis. You may reach him at whitehead.kirby82@gmail.com for inquiries about services or to set up an appointment.


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Xiaohong Tong (Kimberly Yu)

Kimberly has an MA of TESOL and an MA of counseling psychology.  Previously she worked as a faculty member in a university, teaching English as a second language.  For the last 20 years, she has been helping individuals, couples and teams with personal development and relationship growth.

Kimberly does counseling bi-lingually in English and Mandarin Chinese.  She has experience helping people dealing with anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, relationship struggles, women’s issues, cross cultural adjustment, and spirituality.  She is a certified counselor in China, certified Birkman coach, certified Prepare/Enrich facilitator, Griefshare facilitator and a member of FMHCA.   

Kimberly enjoyed being married for 24 years until the untimely death of her husband in a traffic accident.  She is the mother of 25-year-old adult son.  Kimberly’s passion is to walk alongside with people, helping them to experience grace, hope and restoration.

Please contact Kimberly at gracehopecounseling@gmail.com or call/ text at (321)236-6327 for a private consultation.