Our Staff

Theodore Masino II, PsyD

Dr. Masino graduated early with a Bachelor of Science  in Psychology from Penn State University. Dr. Masino completed an APA approved predoctoral internship in clinical psychology at Wilford Hall Medical Center Lackland AFB, Texas. He received his doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University, where he researched emotional intelligence. 


Dr. Masino served  8 years of active duty with the United States Air Force. During his service Dr. Masino was Staff Psychologist stationed at  Hurlburt Field for 3 years.  He earned the "Company Grade Psychologist of the Year  for Air Force Special Operations Command".  He was in charge and implemented the "Suicide Prevention Program" with Hurlhurt Field. The last four years of a his military service he was the Clincal Director for the Child/Adolescent Mental Health Clinic at Ramstein AB, Germany.    Dr. Masino earned the "Company Grade Psychologist Award United States Airforces in Europe" and was the  Mental Health Rapid Response Team Leader.


Dr. Masino has expertise in treating Veterans and specifically PTSD.


Dr. Masino established his  private practice in Destin, FL .  Providing individual or group therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, psycho-educational programs, family counseling, ADHD. , learning disabilities and DBT Therapy.


Dr. Masino provides therapy & psychological testing services for patients  age 5 and up.  


Rachelle Hufstedler, PsyD

   Dr. Hufstedler completed her internship in clinical psychology at The Faulk Center for Counseling in Boca Raton, FL.  She received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from The Florida School of Professional Psychology in Tampa, her masters of arts degree in Forensic Psychology from Marymount University, and her Bachelor of arts in Psychology from Eckerd College. 


Dr. Hufstedler works with and conducts psychological evaluations for a wide variety of issues, including but not limited to Autism Spectrum Disorder, depression, anxiety, behavioral and conduct problems, ADHD, trauma, grief, learning disabilities and interpersonal and peer difficulties. She also specializes in utilizing animal-assisted therapy for children with attachment problems. 


When not at the office, Dr. Hufstedler enjoys spending time on the water, watching college football (Roll Tide), and quality time with her two Italian greyhounds, Beckham and Pele as well as her full size rescued retired racing Greyhound, Vince.    


Dr. Hufstedler provides therapy & psychological testing services for patients  age toddler and up.     

Carmen Y. Brezna, LCSW

 

Ms. Brezna is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She received her Master of Clinical Social Work from Florida State University. 


She has experience supporting individuals with chronic medical and psychological issues and the resulting challenges that they and their families face. 


Additionally, her experience as an educator provides a unique perspective for the treatment of child and adolescent issues. She works with individual clients and couples who are dealing with anxiety, depression, stress-related issues, and life transitions. 


Mrs. Brezna provides therapy

 for patients age 5 and up. Mrs. Brezna can provide psychological testing referrals to be completed by our Psychologists.

Kimberly Summers, Psychometrist

  •  Ms. Summers administers, under supervision of our Psychologists,  psychological test batteries evaluating cognitive, academic, neuropsychological, behavioral, and emotional status in order to assist Psychologists in treatment decisions.
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