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Meet Your Therapist

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Rachel McCall, LCSW, QS

Rachel McCall is a licensed clinical social worker who makes it her personal mission to influence positive change and growth with every client she encounters. Her personal life experiences developed a passion in her to guide others through their struggles.

 

 Rachel navigated her way through many obstacles in her early adulthood while remaining steadfast in working toward her career goals. She received her bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Social Work at the University of South Florida. During her graduate studies, she began counseling individuals struggling with a variety of mental illnesses and life issues. She found joy in seeing those that she worked with discover peace and victory amidst their battles.  This newfound joy followed Rachel into her career as the first acute care social worker at a local community hospital. 

While helping patients and families process and adjust to a variety of illnesses, she laid the groundwork of the social work role within an acute hospital setting. Rachel received her board certification in oncology social-work (OSW-C) and became a member of the Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW) while working at one of the nation’s leading cancer institutions. After many years of working with individuals and families experiencing life changes and loss due to illness or tragedy, Rachel transitioned to working in private practice full time where she is able to continue to use her education, skills, and experiences to foster hopeful transformations within every client she meets. 

Rachel can be contacted at: Rachel@tabularasacounselingservices.com.

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Cordett McCall, LMHC, MCAP, QS

Cordett McCall is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida and Washington State, as well as Qualified Supervisor to other aspiring Mental Health Counselors. Cordett’s passion for mental health began long before his professional aspirations. He grew up the son of Vietnam War veteran who was living with schizophrenia. “Growing up, I saw the suffering and torment the mind has on an individual. The experiences I endured forever shaped me and solidified one purpose…to help others struggling to overcome their personal demons.”


Cordett began his career over 25 years ago working in Volusia County with the developmentally delayed population as a behavioral health technician. Working with these vulnerable individuals was pivotal in his developmental as an empathetic caretaker. Cordett was guided into working as a counselor in Duval County with children and teens in local schools, as well as inpatient and outpatient facilities.

The highlight of this time was being part of a small team that developed and opened a residential home for young boys who had been abandoned in the system.

During his career, Cordett and a colleague researched ways to open a group home for the developmentally delayed and autistic. The research led to “Home at Last Inc.” consisting of 5 residential groups homes. The company provided residential rehabilitation and behavior modification to clients being de-institutionalized from state hospitals. Cordett continued developing his therapeutic skills working in crisis stabilization which exposed him to a myriad of psychopathologies that solidified his experiences as a competent and versatile practitioner.

In addition to working in private practice, Cordett served as Manager of Behavioral Health in HCA Hospitals. His knowledge and skills help him to be effective with each client that he serves.

Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t–you’re right.” ~Henry Ford

Cordett can be contacted at: Cordett@tabularasacounselingservices.com

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Nichole Dalton, LMHC

Nichole Dalton is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. She began her journey working with individuals with disabilities in therapeutic horseback riding and equine therapy. She enjoys connecting the healing powers of animals and their ability to model life living for the present. Nichole completed her Master's degree at Troy University and worked in various inpatient and outpatient settings providing care to a range of mental health issues. She worked with homeless services, substance use treatment, crisis stabilization, family reunification cases, and outpatient counseling. 

 

Growing up in a divided military household with unhealed generational trauma, Nichole found peace in offering support and healing in individuals struggling with adverse childhood experiences. Nichole has experience working with victims of domestic violence, first responders and their partners, and is passionate about helping others develop healthy interpersonal relationships. 

 

Nichole utilizes her personal experiences and training to help others overcome challenges and life stressors. She utilizes an eclectic, individualized approach to each individual. She has transitioned to working in private practice full time and looks forward to supporting every individual she meets. 

 

Nichole can be reached at nichole@tabularasacounselingservices.com

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Sarah Rivard, LCSW

Sarah Rivard is a licensed clinical social worker passionate about helping clients process, heal, and grow. Sarah’s passion for mental health was sparked from experiencing the power of therapy on wellbeing and personal growth. After graduating with her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of South Florida, Sarah began providing services to children and families in the public school system. Helping children and their parents navigate social and emotional delays, housing instability, challenging behavior, and parenting issues was a rewarding role for her.

After transitioning into private practice, Sarah found great joy in witnessing the progress of her clients struggling with anxiety and depression. She continues her work providing evidence based therapeutic approaches. Sarah also specializes in infertility counseling after her own personal journey with infertility. As a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Sarah has completed the Mental Health Professionals Training certificate program. She works with clients navigating infertility issues including non-traditional family building, loss, assisted reproduction technology, gamete or embryo donation, and postpartum depression and anxiety.

Sarah can be reached at sarah@tabularasacounselingservices.com

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Kelly Morrissey, LMHC, LMFT, CAP, QS

Kelly Morrissey is dual licensed in Florida in Mental Health Counseling and Marriage & Family Therapy since 2013. She’s been a Certified Addiction Professional since 2014 and she is a trained Lifespan Integration Therapist. Kelly is a Qualified Supervisor for registered interns in Florida pursuing MFT & MHC licenses. She has supervised graduate students and registered interns working at treatment programs and in the university/academic setting. 

 

Kelly was inspired to pursue the field of counseling after seeing the impact addiction and mental health struggles had on those she loved. She completed a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and a Master of Arts Degree in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling with a Graduate Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy from University of South Florida.


Kelly began her counseling career working as the Family Program Director at a treatment program that specialized in supporting impaired professionals and young adults struggling with substance abuse and addiction, oftentimes with a co-occurring mental health diagnosis. She built the part-time support service into a full-time dedicated program conducting individual, group, couple and family therapy. Kelly was a group facilitator for IPN and PRN participants working through monitoring requirements for license retention. She provided counseling support at a non-profit community center that offers comprehensive services for at-risk and homeless families in under-served and impoverished communities. Kelly worked for a major healthcare system in Florida as an Employee Assistance Program Counselor and a Behavioral Health Managed Care Clinical Coordinator processing treatment
documentation for insurance coverage approval for 9 levels of care. She worked for a global consulting firm in Professional 

Development and was a member of the Wellness sector of the Team Culture Committee working to enhance the well-being of colleagues.


Kelly welcomes the opportunity to support people of all backgrounds & identities as they navigate life and the many unexpected experiences we inevitably encounter. She primarily utilizes Lifespan Integration Therapy and some traditional talk therapy to 

promote healing and improve well-being. She honors the unique differences of each individual and provides a targeted treatment experience developed around their personal goals and needs. Kelly trusts in the healing power of a supportive and non-judgmental therapeutic relationship where you have the opportunity to express yourself freely and gain meaningful insight along the way.

Kelly can be reached at kelly@tabularasacounselingservices.com

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Calvin Alardo, RMHC-I

Calvin Alardo is a Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern in Florida with a passion for helping individuals recover from addiction, relationships issues, and trauma. Calvin studied psychology at Seton Hill University where he also played college football. Calvin became interested in psychology by his personal experience of seeing his father struggle with alcoholism and family members struggle with major depression.  

While at the University, he found his passion for the field of therapy after conducting research into adverse childhood experiences. He applied what he has learned in that research experience to his approach in therapy and healing from trauma. He continued his education at Webster University receiving his Masters in Mental Health Counseling. Calvin began his career doing outpatient counseling for non-profits and transitioned his career into residential settings working with clients diagnosed with co-occurring disorders. Through that experience he has gained specialized skills utilizing DBT, CBT, and Gestalt in his therapeutic approach. After years of helping individuals with various psycho pathologies, Calvin is bringing his approach to private practice to help clients manage their daily lives. 

Calvin uses his personal experience of being a therapist in long-term recovery and professional experience working in award winning treatment facilities to provide an integrated approach to his therapy style. “The mind is everything. What you think you become.” - Buddha  

Calvin can be reached at calvin@tabularasacounselingservices.com

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Kendall Martin, RMHC-I

Kendall Martin is a Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern dedicated to the empowerment and growth of her clients. After facing adversity her freshman year of college, Kendall embarked on her own counseling journey and saw first hand just how effective therapy could be. Over the span of her adulthood, she has used counseling as a tool for processing, goal setting, and overcoming stressful life transitions. It was her first hand experiences that inspired her to get her Master’s degree from Nova Southeastern University and train to become a proficient therapist.

It is her goal to help others achieve self knowledge and mastery through a working counseling relationship. Whether it be mental or physical illness, life transitions, grief, trauma, or simply the desire for self betterment, Kendall is committed to assisting in the process. 

She is trained in and utilizes a variety of modalities such as CBT, DBT, and Neuro-Linguistic Processing often in combination with narrative therapy and solution focused techniques. Her clinical experience thus far has given her ample experience with various mental health issues, but it is her passion for the individual needs of each client that make her effective.

Kendall invites you to explore a therapeutic journey that transcends the ordinary, fostering resilience and illuminating the way to a more profound sense of well-being.

Kendall can be reached at: kendall@tabularasacounselingservices.com

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