Mrs. Lynn Nelson, LMHC, CRC

About Me

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and have over 20 years of clinical experience. I created The Holistic Mental Health Clinic to provide high quality mental health services to the community. I specialize in natural treatments for depression, anxiety, ADD/ADHD, trauma, divorce, loss of loved one, chronic pain and relationship problems. I have extensive experience in the treatment of addictions and substance abuse as well as healing the underlying issues that often accompany the substance abuse problem. I am a Certified EMDR therapist who has completed advanced training in EMDR, and has been successfully using EMDR for the treatment of trauma for over 15 years. I have successfully resolved trauma and PTSD symptoms for those who have suffered childhood sexual/physical abuse and neglect, traumatizing events such as serious motor vehicle accidents, loss of a loved one including a child, victims of violent crime and medical traumas such as cancer or other life threatening illness. I am a Clinical Hypnotherapist, completing over 100 hours of training in clinical hypnosis. I use clinical hypnosis to address issues noted above as well as conditions such as addictions, anxieties, phobias, and weight loss. I am a Prepare~Enrich facilitator a leading evidenced based couples and marriage program designed to build upon a couples strengths to improve communication skills, better manage stressors, develop a more balanced relationship and understand personality differences to maximize teamwork.

Education & Experience

I received my Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling from the University of South Florida, 1999, and dual Bachelors’ Degree in Religious Studies and Psychology from the University of South Florida, 1995. Utilizing my Religious Studies background to round out my holistic approach, I individually work with each person assisting them with the practice and application of spirituality in their life for maximization of healing, health and wellbeing.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Seniors
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


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