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The BHI Professional Staff

Each of the members of our Professional Staff is a licensed and well-trained clinician with a wealth of experience in the mental health field. All of our staff are experienced in treating the problems often encountered by people in our society, such as:

The following is a brief introduction to the BHI Professional Staff. Included is a summary of their training and professional activities, the age groups they serve, as well as their clinical specialty areas.

If you have any questions about whether a particular clinician works with a problem that you need help with, please call our office at
954-340-0888.


Eleanor Nelson-Wernick
Eleanor Nelson-Wernick, Ph. D.
Clinical Director of BHI
Florida Licensed Psychologist #PY3595

Populations Served: Adolescents, Adults and Seniors

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive-Behavioral/ Integrative

Specializing in:
  • Behavioral Medicine / Health Psychology
  • Coping with Medical Illness
  • Stress-Related Disorders
  • Managing Chronic Pain
  • Clinical Hypnosis
  • Pre-surgical Pain Evaluations
  • End of Life Issues
  • Bereavement/Loss
  • Adjustment to Separation/Divorce
  • Separation/Divorce Parenting Services

Dr. Nelson-Wernick also provides Consultation to Businesses and Organizations, including Critical Incident Debriefing, Staff Training, and Teambuilding.


Robert Wernick
Robert L. Wernick, Ph. D.
Managing Director of BHI
Florida Licensed Psychologist #PY3626
Fellow, American Psychological Association

Populations Served: Adolescents, Adults and Seniors

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive-Behavioral

Specializing in:
  • Behavioral Medicine/Health Psychology
  • Coping with Medical Illness
  • Adjustment to Separation/Divorce
  • Separation/Divorce Parenting Services
  • Pre-surgical Pain Evaluations
  • Independent Medical Evaluations
  • Couples Counseling
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Managing Chronic Pain

Richard David
Richard David, M.A.
FL Licensed Mental Health Counselor #MH1924

Populations Served: Adolescents, Adults and Seniors

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive-Behavioral/ Reality/ Integrative

Specializing in:
  • Men’s Issues
  • Work-Related Problems
  • Couple’s Counseling
  • Stress Management
  • Mood Disorders
  • Parenting Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Thought Disorders
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction
Mr. David has been a valued member of the BHI Clinical Staff since 1994.
Nicole Schreiber
Nicole Schreiber, M. S.
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #MT3277

Populations Served: Infant, Preschool, Children, Adolescents and Adults

Theoretical Orientation: Family Systems/Behavioral/Cognitive-Behavioral/
Solution-Focused

Specializing in:
  • Family Therapy
  • Parenting Skills and Training
  • Adjustment to Family Transitions
  • Adjustment to Separation/Divorce
  • Social Skills Training
  • Behavioral Issues
  • School-Related Problems
  • Stress Management
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Bereavement/Loss
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • LGBTQ
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction
  • Coping with Medical Illness
  • Infertility
Ms. Schreiber has been a valued member of the BHI Clinical Staff since 2017.
Carrie Strong
Carrie-Ann H. Strong, Psy.D., ABPP-CN
Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology
Florida Licensed Psychologist #PY10060

Populations Served: Adolescents, Adults and Seniors

Theoretical Orientation: Behavioral / Cognitive Behavioral / Supportive/Rogerian / Solution Focused

Specializing in:
  • Neuropsychological Evaluations
  • Differential Diagnosis of Dementia Syndromes
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Concussion
  • Psychological Rehabilitation of Traumatic Brain Injury (mild to severe)
  • Psychological Evaluations
  • Mood Disorders
  • Assessment of Attention Deficit Disorders
  • Disability Evaluations
  • Competency/Capacity Evaluations
  • Coping with Medical Illness
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
Dr. Strong has been a valued member of the BHI Clinical Staff since 2018.
Jerrod Johnson
Jerrod K. Johnson, Psy. D.
Florida Licensed Psychologist #PY8744

Populations Served: Adolescents, Adults and Seniors

Theoretical Orientation: Psychodynamic/Cognitive-Behavioral/Integrative

Specializing in:
  • Coping with Medical Illness
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Neuropsychological Screening
  • Forensic Assessment
  • Competency/Capacity Evaluations
  • Psychological/Psychoeducational Evaluations
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Evaluations and Counseling
  • Trauma
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
  • LGBTQ
  • Gay Male Issues
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction
  • Bereavement/Loss
  • End of Life Issues
  • Thought Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Stress Management
  • Chronic Mental Illness
Dr. Johnson has been a valued member of the BHI Clinical Staff since 2018.
T. Django Rogers
T. Django Rogers, Psy.D.
Florida Licensed Psychologist #PY9858

Populations Served: Adolescents, Adults, Seniors

Theoretical Orientation: Psychodynamic / Existential-Humanistic / Cognitive-Behavioral

Specializing in:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Couples Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction
  • Self-Esteem/Identity Issues
  • Work-Related Problems
  • Trauma
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
  • Thought Disorders
  • Chronic Mental Illness
  • Psychological Evaluations
Dr. Rogers has been a valued member of the BHI Clinical Staff since 2018.
Steven Rubin
Steven Rubin, M.S.W.
FL Licensed Clinical Social Worker #SW13356
FL Licensed Masters Level Certified Addiction Professional

Populations Served: Children, Adolescents, Adults

Theoretical Orientation: Strength Based / Solution-Focused / Cognitive-Behavioral / Motivational Interviewing

Specializing in:
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping with Medical Illness
  • Stress-Related Disorders
  • Managing Chronic Pain
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction
  • Adjustment to Separation/Divorce
  • Adjustment to Family Transitions
  • Family Therapy
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Social Skills Training
  • Attention Deficit Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Chronic Mental Illness
  • Trauma
  • Self-Esteem
  • Men’s Issues
Mr. Rubin has been a valued member of the BHI Clinical Staff since 2018.
Amber Lazarus
Amber D. Lazarus, Ph.D.
Florida Licensed Psychologist #PY8979

Populations Served: Preschool, Children, Adolescents, Adults and Seniors

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive-Behavioral / Rationale Emotive Therapy / Integrative

Specializing in:
  • Eating Disorders
  • Women’s Issues
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Stress Management
  • Personality Disorders
  • Stage of Life Issues
  • End of Life Issues
  • Bereavement/Loss
  • Psychological/Psychoeducational Evaluations
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Attention Deficit Disorders
  • Asperger’s/Autism
  • Social Skills Training
  • School-Related Problems
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Couples Counseling
  • Family Therapy
Dr. Lazarus has been a valued member of the BHI Clinical Staff since 2018.
Allison randall
Allison Marie Crandall, M.S.W.
Florida Licensed Clinical Social Worker #SW12044

Populations Served: Children, Adolescents, Adults and Families

Theoretical Orientation: Client Centered / Strengths Based / Family Systems / Applied Behavioral Analysis / Cognitive-Behavioral

Specializing in:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Family Therapy
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction
  • Sexual Specific Therapies/Traumas
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Trauma
  • Autism Spectrum/Neurological Disorders
  • Parent Training
  • Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Self-Esteem/Identity Issues
Miss Crandall has been a valued member of the BHI Clinical Staff since 2018.