October 14, 2009

Our Therapists

Destin Counseling Center therapists are all licensed in the state of Florida to provide psychotherapy. All of our therapists have greater than ten years of counseling experience.  Our therapists are:
  • Lyle Sandquist, Ph.D. LMFT
  • Randall Brooke, Ph.D. LMFT & LMHC
  • Linda Buckland, M.A. LMHC
  • Michael Sturdivant, Ed.S.    LMHC
  • Carmen Dossett, M.S.W.       LCSW
  • Jack Keller, Ph.D. Psychologist
  • Valerie Peterson,M.A           LMHC

December 10, 2008

Welcome to the Destin Counseling Center



On this page you will find helpful information about our counseling center.

We are located in the heart of Destin, Florida at 215 Mountain Drive, Suite #106. Click here for a map.  We are open from 9-5 Monday through Thursday and 9-noon on Fridays.

If your questions are not answered on this page, please feel welcome to call us at 837-9100.

Your call will be answered by either Connie (our remarkably friendly receptionist) or by Jacquie (our talented and compassionate office manager). They will be happy to listen to your needs, match you with an appropriate therapist, and even help you determine insurance eligibility.

The Emerald Coast
Counseling Center (also known as Destin Counseling) has been helping people to help themselves for over twenty years!

Our therapists have experience treating a variety of concerns including :

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Substance Abuse
  • Relationship Issues
  • Anger
  • Grief
  • Career Guidance
  • Compulsive Behavior
  • ...and many others

We offer the services of several caring and talented therapists.

  • All of our therapists are licensed in the state of Florida as either Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC), Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists (LMFT), or as Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW).
  • Our therapists provide Individual, Couple, Adolescent, Child, and Family Counseling Services
  • Each of our staff members has greater than a decade of professional experience providing counseling services.
  • We accept most major insurance plans.
  • We provide 24hr "on call" emergency phone consultation for our clients. This service is manned by a real live therapist from our office (not forwarded to a call center in another state or country!)