About Rita Young

Main_Content-400x300-01-300x225Rita is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and Certified Addictions Professional (CAP). She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Human Resource Management and a Master of Science Degree in Community Counseling Psychology. Rita is also a graduate of the Florida Institute of Hypnotherapy, the only State certified Hypnotherapy College in Florida.

She is a highly skilled therapist with over 25 years experience. She has worked with children, teens and adults. Rita has worked at Drug and Alcohol Treatment Centers, Residential Treatment Centers, Group Homes, Psychiatric Wards, and Out Patient Clinics. She is accomplished in individual, couples, family and group therapy.


Rita’s expertise includes, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART), Rapid Resolution Therapy (RRT), Hypnotherapy, and Critical Incident Stress Debriefing. Additionally, she is experienced in Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) and RESET Therapy.

Her talent is quickly pinpointing the cause of the distress. Then, partnering with the client and utilizing powerful therapies, she is able to resolve many issues in just a few sessions.