Ericka Roberts, Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern| Ericka is passionate about being a bridge to help children, adolescents, adults, and couples find serenity and hope through challenging times. She guides her client in embracing their strengths and self-awareness as a foundation to build upon. Ericka is known for her warmth, compassion, and encouragement. Her ability to listen to her clients creates a safe, healing space for growth. Her approach to counseling is grounded in fostering a relationship based on trust and understanding. As Ericka has worked through her story, she believes that “authentic connection and intimacy are the catalysts and pathways for healing pain, and that we are all hardwired for connection. “Our pain happens in relationships with others; therefore, our ability to heal is in the context of relationships with oneself and others.”
Education and Expertise
Ericka utilizes an integrative approach to clinical counseling. She views healing through a holistic lens and empowers her clients to recognize their ability to heal. Ericka’s clinical concentration focuses on integrating the psychophysiology of trauma, and attachment-based approaches, using a variety of therapeutic modalities such as somatic body experiencing, Internal Family Systems, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, EMDR, and mindful-based therapies. Ericka treats social, familial, and marriage relationship issues, trauma, sexual abuse, post-traumatic stress, anxiety, panic, depression, emotional dysregulation, anger, and addictions.
Ericka completed an internship at Palm Beach Atlantic University. She holds a Master’s of science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, specializing in trauma therapy. Ericka has led somatic and psychoeducational groups for psychiatric and chemical recovery patients at a Hospital in Winter Park. She holds a master-level yoga certification (E-CYT 500) and has offered therapeutic services for adults and children for nearly two decades throughout Central Florida. Ericka is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), and is a Certified Natural Health Practitioner (CNHP). She is an
active member of the American Counseling Association (ACA). She is inspired by Gottman, Satir, and Brown’s approaches to healing attachment wounds and relationships.
Ericka provides empathic, nonjudgmental counseling services to help you through the change process as you begin your healing journey. Ericka is a native Floridian who enjoys spending time at the beach with her family. She and her husband, Steven have been married for twenty-two years and have a son who attends FSU.
Under Supervision with a Licensed Mental Health Counselor