Recommended Attorneys & Medical Professionals

This list is provided in order to give you information about legal and medical professionals who are expert in the area of mental health.  We are not a referral-service, we are simply sharing factual information from which you can choose to call anyone or all of the professionals.



Stephen Alfred Talmadge, Jr. Esq. 

Dr. Stephen Alfred Talmadge, Jr. was awarded a Ph.D. in psychology in 1989, after which he served as a licensed clinical psychologist during his 20 year career in the Navy. In 1997, he became a Diplomate in Forensic Psychology, performing evaluations and testifying in military proceedings for all services, worldwide.

Prior to becoming an associate attorney at a private law firm,  Steve was employed by a public defender as a law clerk, working on cases that involved involuntary commitment in psychiatric facilities. Steve was selected as a law clerk at a U. S. Attorney’s office during law school. Steve works exclusively on wrongful Baker Act cases.



Tel: (321) 285-6712 (During and after business Hours)

Mark S. Kamleiter, Esquire, Senior Attorney Board Certified in Education Law, Statewide Practice

The law firm of Special Education Law & Advocacy (SELA) has been established in St. Petersburg since 1993 (previously known as Mark S. Kamleiter, Attorney).  Building on his experience as an special educator and behavior specialist, Mark has developed this practice to the point where this firm is able to serve children with disabilities throughout the state of Florida.  Our firm is committed to maintaining highly personal, close professional relationships with each of our clients.  We also hope you will make this site your “go-to” site for the latest legal resources and information relative to Florida special education law and advocacy.



Tel: (727) 323-2555


2509 First Avenue S.

St. Petersburg, Florida 33712


Law Office of Kimberley Spire-Oh, PA 

Kimberley Spire-Oh is an attorney in private practice. Ms. Spire-Oh received a J.D. from Hofstra School of Law and a B.S. in Industrial & Labor Relations from Cornell University. Her practice focuses on special education law and advocacy and disability law. She is a member of the Florida bar and is admitted to practice in federal court before the Southern District of Florida and the Middle District of Florida. She serves as Of Counsel for Special Education Law & Advocacy, a Tampa-based state-wide special education law firm.



Tel: 561-307-9620


6141 Lake Worth Road

Lake Worth, FL 33463


Law Offices of Elizabeth J. Kates, Esq.



Phone: 954-979-8783


4411 Northwest Tenth St.

Pompano Beach, Florida, 33066


Jeremy Simons

Attorney Jeremy T. Simons is the Senior Partner and founder of Simons & Catey, P.A.. Jeremy started the firm in January 2009 with the goal of providing cost-effective legal representation that balanced big law firm results with small law firm attention. Jeremy prides himself on being a trial-ready litigation attorney in the areas of civil litigation, contract litigation, real property law, landlord/tenant, mortgage foreclosure defense, and all aspects of domestic relations.

He has also developed his practice to include business establishment, wills and trusts, appellate work, and now bankruptcy. Jeremy has tried cases in civil litigation, complex commercial litigation, arbitration, dissolution of marriage, paternity, child support, domestic violence, dependency, paternity, guardianship, landlord/tenant and small claims.



Tel.: (727) 372-4722

Address: /m

8040 Old County Road 54

New Port Richey, Fl., 34653


Gary W. Lyons, Esq.

Mr. Lyons is an attorney with over 30 years experience in addressing the needs of elderly clients and concerns of their families, including those issues which result from improper use or excessive administration of medications, such as psychotropic drugs.


Telephone: 727-461-1111


McFarland, Gould, Lyons, Sullivan & Hogan, P.A.

311 South Missouri Avenue

Clearwater, FL 33756




Frankie E. Valle, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Frankie opened Valle Counseling in 2012 as a part time venture, and with over ten year of experience providing direct substance abuse and mental health services in community-based and private settings, has developed programming with an approach that focuses on providing therapy without “labels” and healing without “medication”. Frankie utilizes a holistic and empathic approach for working with lifestyle issues that manifest in challenging and self-destructive ways. In addition to the services provided through VC, Frankie provides clinical consulting and other clinical services to several substance use disorder treatment agencies in the Florida Sun-Coast corridor.

  • Masters of Science in Human Services (Mental Health Counseling)
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
  • Certified Addictions Professional (CAP)
  • National Certified Gambling Counselor (NCGC-II)
  • Certified E-Therapist (CET)
  • Certified Recovery Coach and a CCAR Recovery Coach Academy© Trainer of Trainers
  • Qualified Supervisor MHC

Tel: (813) 701-1234

Address: 9225 Bay Plaza Blvd Suite 418

Tampa, FL 33619



Dr. Timothy Evans, Ph.D.

Tim Evans received his doctorate from the University of Georgia, and is an approved supervisor for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. He completed an American Psychological Association internship at the University of Delaware. He has worked in community corrections and in a narcotics treatment program; developed a family therapy program for an adolescent psychiatric unit; and has extensive training in marriage and family therapy.




Tel: 813-251-8484


Carter & Evans Marriage & Family Therapy

1509 W. Swann, Suite 215, Tampa, Florida 33606


Dr. Charles English

Dr. Charles English is a Florida Licensed Mental Health Counselor, since 1989 with an extensive background in counseling and psychology. He earned Master of Science degree in vocational rehabilitation counseling at Minnesota State University in Mankato, Minnesota and his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida.

He possess extensive knowledge and experience with comprehensive assessments including DSM IV differential diagnosis and case formulation and psychotherapy. He also has experience in communicating psychological formulations in a manner useful to physicians, attorneys, therapists, law enforcement agents and others.


Tel: (407) 502-4706

Address: 1850 Lee Rd Ste 300

Winter Park, FL 32789


Medical Professionals

Dr. Jeffrey Dach, MD

Founded in 2005, the TrueMedMD Clinic in Davie, Florida is one of the largest providers of bioidentical hormones and natural medicine serving the South Florida area.  In addition, many of our patients reside outside Florida in Canada, Europe and South America.  We specialize in providing outpatient clinical medicine for young adults, adults and seniors with emphasis on the use of Natural Medicine and Functional Medicine, using bioidentical hormones, natural thyroid and other natural substances.  We do extensive laboratory testing using the major national labs, Quest and Labcorp, as well as Functional Medicine testing using the Metametrix. Enterolabs and ALCAT labs.



Tel: 954-792-4663


MD 7450 Griffin Road Suite 190

Davie, Florida 33314


Dr. Sheila Dean, DSc,RD,LD,CCN,CDE

Dr. Sheila Dean is a registered and licensed dietitian, board certified clinical nutritionist, certified diabetes educator and exercise physiologist. She received her undergraduate training through Rutgers University, completed her internship and graduate training with University of Rhode Island and Brown University’s teaching hospitals, received doctoral training in nutritional genomics and pharmacology through the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) and completed her Doctorate of Science degree through Hawthorn University. Dr. Dean has received advanced training in functional medicine and nutritional biochemistry through the Institute of Functional Medicine. She has also worked with the Duke University Medical Center’s Endocrinology and Metabolism Disorders Clinic and the Joslin Center for Diabetes as a certified diabetes educator.


Email :

Phone : 727-781-4326


The Palm Harbor Center for Health & Healing

34266 US Hwy 19 N.

Palm Harbor FL 34684


Pamela Seefeld, R.Ph.

Pharmacognosy Consultant

Since 1999 Botanical Resource has been the most concise medical and supplement service available in the United States. Ms. Seefeld has been a practicing pharmacist and pharmacognosy consultant for 25 years and has personally helped thousands of individuals with all health issues from mental health, heart disease, insomnia, diabetes, vertigo, pain management, weight loss, fatigue, and all other health situations to numerous to list. She has studied both in Europe, Asia, and the United States encompassing all health needs of the family. Simply call Botanical Resource or address your health concern on thewebsite and Ms. Seefeld will supply you  with an accurate and concise easy to follow plan. All consultations are complementary. Services include follow-up conversations and scientific discussion that is placed in lay terminology showing you why these products are selected for you. A brief 15 minute conversation will change your life. Botanical Resource would be very honored to help you with any problem or concern that you wish to treat without medication. Also, Ms. Seefeld can use medical grade vitamins and homeopathy (not available at the health food store) specifically prescribed for you and alternatives for medications you  are taking after your telephone discussion, our office will mail your package with complete instructions.


Tel: 727-442-4955



805 S. Ft. Harrison Ave.

Clearwater, Florida, 33756


Dr. Christopher Jackson, PhD, DOM

Dr. Christopher Jackson, Ph.D., D.O.M., A.P. (FL) is Nationally Board Certified with international experience in primary care natural medicine as a Canadian naturopath*, with an Australian naturopathic* clinic, and in nutrition-based Orthomolecular Medicine as a primary care D.O.M. in Saint Petersburg (Pinellas County) and Sarasota (both in Tampa Bay) Florida.

Dr. Jackson’s credentials include BSEE, BPHS, MSEM, MSOM, Ph.D., D.O.M., which includes undergraduate degrees from St. Petersburg College (SPC), East West College of Natural Medicine (EWCNM), and the University of South Florida (USF), in Natural Sciences, Electrical Engineering, and Professional Health Sciences, as well as advanced degrees from EWCNM and USF, in Engineering Management and Natural/Oriental Medicine.  He has completed additional advanced training at the Australasian College of Health Sciences (ACHS) and Florida College of Integrative Medicine (FCIM).

Dr. Jackson completed additional Board Certification above and beyond licensure requirements, completing board examinations in Biomedicine (Conventional Medicine), Oriental Medicine, and Acupuncture.  His Ph.D. dissertation researched health-damaging properties of bioelectromagnetics, including their physiological mechanisms, and uncovered natural radioprotectants to defend against harmful electromagnetic radiation sources, drawing from several areas of expertise.

Dr. Jackson is currently involved in additional Ph.D. work at Northcentral University (NCU) investigating neurological, endocrine, and immunological roots of both physiological and psychological health concerns (Beh. Medicine) with a focus on natural treatment methods.

The support staff at our holistic medicine practice are medically trained and receive additional training in natural medicine and leading-edge testing methods. We use these tools to determine the cause beneath the symptoms and measure improvements.

At A Path to Wellness, we implement elements from a diverse range of natural medicine specialties, including:

* Ayurvedic Medicine                               * Homeopathy  * Traditional Chinese Medicine               * Naturopathy*

* Traditional and Laser Acupuncture        * Functional Medicine * Homeopathic/Nutritional Injections        * Orthomolecular Medicine

Dr. Christopher Jackson, PhD, DOM

A Path to Wellness

Address:6405 9th Street North

St Petersburg, FL 33702




Edward W. Pearson, MD

Edward W. Pearson, MD, ABIHM received his undergraduate training in Microbiology and Chemistry from the University of Florida, and his medical degree with an Academic Excellence Award from the University of South Florida, College of Medicine in 1999 with Academic Excellence. He completed his internship from UC Davis in Sacramento in 2000. He became licensed and immediately began practicing as a primary care physician.

Displeased with what he saw in conventional medicine, after completing his internship and a short time in a physical medicine residency, Dr. Pearson set out on his own to find the education that would teach him how to truly heal people and prevent the epidemics of chronic illness plaguing humanity. He is now becoming a worldwide expert in the field of true, integrated healthcare, was certified by the American Board of Holistic Medicine in 2005, and receives ongoing training from the best educators in the world, to include the Institute of Functional Medicine and others.

New Medicine Foundation has a global mission ‘To Elevate the Health and Health Education of Humanity.’ The company has set out to correct the ailing healthcare systems not only in America, but worldwide. They feel very strongly that there is a complete lack of health education from our school systems to our healthcare, and the conventional medical model has been corrupted with the profitability of our drug and surgery based emergency care system. Focused on global human health restoration, with scientifically backed evidenced based natural biochemically balancing healing protocols, with comprehensive patient education as a necessary component of the healing process. A unique aspect of the New Medicine Foundation is that they care for patients virtually which allows the staff to treat anywhere in the world. This is the ‘Face of New Medicine.‘




Tel (888) 561-HEAL (4325)


Edward W. Pearson, MD, ABIHM

Founder, New Medicine Foundation

215 NW Flagler Ave #301

Stuart, FL 34994

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