Gwen Zechel, RN, LMHC
Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the
University of South Florida, Tampa with experience in psychiatric nursing,
medical-surgical, private duty, and Hospice nursing.
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology
from Vermont College of Norwich University with experience in outpatient care through Professional
Counseling Center of Manatee Glens, Sarasota Memorial Hospital's Bayside
Behavioral Health psychiatric units, and her own private practice since 1994.
941 - 356 - 7245
Susie Alarie has a Masters in Mental Health Counseling Program
from USF. She is currently a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern. Her full-time position with First Step of Sarasota,
Inc. includes working with co-occurring clients, who are diagnosed with both a mental health and a substance abuse issue.
Her private practice is dedicated to helping individuals, couples or families with their counseling needs.