Floyd Godfrey, Executive Director
Floyd Godfrey is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Arizona, and an approved supervisor since 2004 by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health. He received his education from Arizona State University, and his graduate education from Ottawa University. He worked for eight years with the City of Tempe Social Services, assisting school-age children and their families. He has worked in a variety of mental health settings both as a professional and within church ministry.
Floyd is an Executive Board Member of the Foundation for Healthy Living, a non-profit organization that provides financial support and programming to those who need mental health services. He is the Director of LifeSTAR (Mesa), a clinical intervention for men with sexual addiction and their wives, and also YouthSTAR (Mesa), a clinical intervention for adolescent boys with sexual compulsions. He is a member of SASH (Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health), and also the AACC (American Association of Christian Counselors). He currently serves as the Executive Director of Family Strategies and Coaching, a licensed mental health agency, where he trains and supervises clinical staff and university interns. He also works part-time within the agency to provide individual counseling for adults, youth and families.
Floyd is available for consultation and professional counseling by calling the main office toll free: 877-271-9389.
*Any client seeking consultation about sexual orientation issues must read and sign the attached document.
John Hinson LPC,
John Hinson is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Arizona who is currently working as a therapist with Family Strategies & Coaching in the Greater Phoenix Area. John has several years experience in leading both individual and group counseling.
John has an M.A. in both counseling and Theological Studies from Reformed Theology Seminary in Orlando, Florida. He has worked at The Meadows in Wickenburg, Arizona and now at Family Strategies & Coaching where he works with individuals struggling with sexual addiction and men seeking recovery from any unwanted sexual feelings and compulsions.
John has special training in the areas of addiction, childhood trauma, family of origin dysfunction and unwanted or compulsive sexual behaviors. He is also trained to work with families of persons who struggle with addictions and various sexual issues.
He also has experience in presenting educational awareness workshops on issues relating to addiction and its impact on the family.
As part of the Family Strategies team, John is associated with a national network of therapists committed to helping addicts and their families through the recovery process. John is part of a staff of licensed therapists who specialize in sexual addiction recovery and other mental health issues.
John is readily available at his office for phone assessments and consultations to anyone in or outside of the Greater Phoenix Area. He can be reached during normal business hours at 480-668-8301. Counseling from a Christian perspective, he is also empathetic to the LDS perspective as well. He counsels individuals, couples, youth and parent/child clients.
Angie Whitman is a Licensed Associate Counselor in the state of Arizona and is a Therapist at Family Strategies & Coaching. Angie received a Master's in Counseling from Ottawa University, a Bachelor's in Business Marketing from Arizona State University, and an Associate's degree in Psychology from Brigham Young University-Idaho. Angie has extensive training in working with individuals with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Trauma, Codependency, Anxiety and Depression, and Addiction. Angie currently offers counseling to individuals, couples, and in group settings.
Angie completed her internship with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs at the Mesa Vet Center in Mesa, Arizona. Angie worked extensively with Combat Veterans and their families. Her expertise was in Trauma, PTSD, and Sexual Trauma. Angie has training and pending certification in Cognitive Processing Therapy which is successful in treating clients with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Trauma. Her background included individual, couples, and group counseling. She conducted psycho-educational groups on topics such as Anger, Denial, Addiction, Grief, and Trauma.
Angie currently works with a team of therapists with the LifeSTAR program. LifeSTAR is a licensed program at Family Strategies & Coaching helping those seeking treatment for pornography addiction, sexual compulsivity, and codependency.
"If you do not heal the wounds of your past, you will continue to bleed into your future". -Iyanla Vanzant
Matt was born and raised in Arizona and became acquainted with therapy as a child. His family is a recovery family and the seed of becoming a therapist was always present in his mind. He returned to school and completed a Masters in Professional Counseling from Ottawa University.
Matt received his concentration in trauma, abuse and deprivation. His high energy works well with teenagers and adults alike. Working with sexual addiction and unwanted sexual compulsions has always been of interest to Matt. He sought out Family Strategies and completed his internship with us and was excited recently to join the team full time. Matt works to address a variety of needs such as anxiety, depression, trauma, and co-dependency. He works with individuals, couples and leads groups.
Curious individuals are invited to call to discuss if counseling with Matt is a good fit. He can be reached during normal business hours at 480-668-8301.
Matt is available for complimentary speaking on a variety of mental health topics with church groups, ecclesiastical leaders, and other organizations. Contact him for specific details and to discuss the need.
He is actively living his dream of being a professional photographer as well. Matt is married to Dani and they have three adorable children.
John McLean received his education from Arizona State University where he earned his Bachelors Degree in Psychology. He also has a Masters Degree in Professional Counseling from Ottawa University, having majored in trauma abuse and deprivation.
John has extensive training in helping individuals and families with sex addiction, unwanted same-sex attraction, codependency, childhood trauma, anxiety, depression and substance abuse.
John completed a one-year internship at The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center, an in-patient treatment facility for substance abuse wherein he facilitated group therapy, created treatment plans and counseled individuals struggling with substance abuse, depression, anxiety, trauma, as well as crisis intervention.
John is certified in Time Line Therapy, a successful treatment for clients with past traumatic experiences.
Currently John works with the professional LifeSTAR staff at Family Strategies specializing in treating individuals struggling with sex addiction and co-dependency through a proven three-phase program.
APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE ON SATURDAY
Nick Miller is a new team member and intern at Family Strategies. With over seven years of experience in working with special needs children, he is passionate about helping children overcome obstacles and issues that may cause distress to both the child and their families. He is trained in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), and is an active member of the Arizona Association for Play Therapy. Nick earned a Bachelor's degree from Arizona State University and is currently working towards his Master of Arts in Counseling from Ottawa University.
Nick's experience also makes him a good fit for adolescents looking to address issues with self-esteem, anxiety, depression and trauma. He is currently working with a team of therapists at Family Strategies within the YouthSTAR program; helping young men overcome unwanted sexual behavior.
Nick has two primary loves in his life: his beautiful wife, Skylar, and his passion for music as he is also a songwriter and musician.
- Children (5 and older) and adolescents
- Decreasing anxiety and other disorders
- Trauma and grief
- Autism (education and support)
- Sexual compulsivity
- Play therapy
- Increasing self-esteem
Joseph Sullivan, MAPC, received a Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling at Webster University, St. Louis, and a Bachelor's degree in Psychology at Webster University, Vienna, Austria. Joseph has nearly 30 years of experience working as a lay missionary in many parts of the world and speaks several foreign languages. Joseph has also completed a certificate of religious studies at the Claretianum in Rome, Italy.
His work concentrated on providing guidance to individuals wanting to improve their quality of life in all aspects of human condition whether from material, social or spiritual impoverishment. He has provided spiritual guidance and vocational direction to adolescents, young people, adults and families.
Joseph completed a one-year internship at Logos School in St. Louis and has worked with adolescents in crisis intervention, adolescent autism, anxiety, ADD/ADHD, Asperger's Syndrome, Bipolar Disorder, depression, low self-esteem, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, poor motivation and other challenges kids may face.
Joseph's concentration and training is focused on individual and group counseling for adolescents, but also has experience with people all ages and many cultures. His extensive international experience offers unique, multi-cultural counseling for those of other cultures and religions as well as offering a universal perspective in the Catholic tradition.
Joseph is currently working on accreditation in Reality Therapy and Choice Theory (CTRT).
Dan Garner is currently finishing his Masters degree in Counseling from Northern Arizona University and is excited to be an intern at Family Strategies and Coaching.
Dan became interested in counseling when he was teenager after seeing the affect that good counseling had on people that he knew and loved. Since then he has taken every possible opportunity to learn about happy and healthy human development and adjustment, and has experience working with people from various backgrounds, family situations, cultures and religions.
Dan has a strong understanding of unwanted sexual addiction and attraction issues, and is becoming specialized in this area of practice. Due to his passion for these issues, Dan makes himself available to give presentations, seminars and consultations to ecclesiastical leaders and other organizations. Dan has also worked with teens, adults and couples concerning depression, anxiety and relationship skills including working at a therapeutic horse ranch for teenage boys dealing with trauma and behavior issues. Dan has enjoyed being a part of peoples' struggles to progress in their lives.
Dan can be reached at 480-668-8301 for any and all questions and to see if he would be a good fit for you and your needs.
Roberta Zatkowsky, (MS, MSC, LAC, NCC) is a Licensed Counselor who received her second Masters degree in Counseling after a 32-year career in corporate sales and marketing with AT&T, Cox Communications, and other Telecommunication and IT companies.
Roberta has experience in individual and group therapy with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. Roberta did her internship working with adults suffering from sexual compulsivity and addiction. She also was a Mental Health provider at Black Family & Child Services in Phoenix where she coached, mentored, and utilized therapeutic techniques with youths, and their parents, suffering from behavioral problems such as aggression, anger, rebellion, poor academic performance, criminal problems, depression and anxiety at school and home.
Roberta has also been working at St. Luke's Behavioral Health Center and Aurora Behavioral Health Psychiatric Hospital with Adolescent and Adult Inpatients and with the Intensive Outpatient Programs in Mental Health and Chemical Dependency, offering individual and group therapy. As a result of her extensive training and life experiences, she specializes in the treatment of OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder), OCPD (Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder), anxiety, depression, Bipolar Disorder, Trichotillomania (hair-pulling) and Dermatillomania (skin-picking), sexual addiction, parenting skills, communication skills, infertility and adoption. Roberta has been trained in EMDR and uses it to treat past trauma.
Roberta is the past president of the National Counseling Honor Society at the University of Phoenix. She is available for presentations and seminars. Roberta's other Masters degree is in Exercise Physiology and as a result she encourages well-balanced, healthy living.
Roberta has been living in Arizona for 25 years, has been married for 34 years to a Psychologist, Dr. Michael Zatkowsky, and they have two grown children.
APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE LATE AFTERNOONS & EVENINGS
Erin Silva is a Licensed Associate Counselor in the state of Arizona. She has a Bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University and a Master's degree in counseling from Arizona State University. Erin completed her internship, and has worked for several years, with a non-profit agency that specializes in working with homeless youth throughout the valley who are working through various mental health issues.
As a therapist at Family Strategies & Coaching, Erin works with the LifeStar program, which specializes in treating individuals who struggle with sex addiction and co-dependency. She also specializes in working with individuals who struggle with anxiety, depression, self-esteem, and those who are dealing with effects from sexual abuse.
Erin enjoys providing training and further education on these important topics. Please contact her for more information on these complementary trainings provided to church groups, youth groups, and other organizations. Erin can be contacted during normal business hours at (480) 359-4789.
Available for evening and weekend hours.