About Roxanne Pratt, M.S., LMHC, LPC, NCC, MPH, CHES and Mercedes Pratt, M.A.

Roxanne Pratt is a mental health counselor licensed in Florida (LMHC), Georgia (LPC), and Washington State (LMHC) with over 20 years of experience. She is board certified as a National Certified Counselor (NCC). She has a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Michigan, M.S. in Educational Psychology from Baylor University and Masters in Public Health from the University of Georgia. She is also a Certified Health Education Specialist. Her specialties include children’s behavior issues, teen issues, parenting, and young adult transitions. She takes a holistic approach to health and has a private practice, Counseling Cottage, in Lakewood Ranch, FL.

Mercedes Pratt is a clinical psychology doctoral candidate at Bowling Green State University. She obtained her B.A. from the University of New Mexico and her M.A. from Bowling Green State University. Mercedes specializes in working with children, adolescents, and families providing therapy and psychological evaluations. Mercedes has published multiple articles regarding child health and parenting strategies. In therapy, Mercedes often helps parents with individualized parenting strategies and takes a holistic approach to psychological problems. To contact Mercedes please email

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