Josephine L. Rodriguez, Ph.D., NCC, LMHC, LMFT, MCAP, CBC, CCATP is a Counselor in private practice and Lecturer with the College of Psychology at Nova Southeastern University. She received her doctorate degree from Barry University in 2017. She has extensive individual, marriage and family therapy experience and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist as well as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Florida. She is an American Board-Certified Bariatric Counselor and holds a certificate in Nutritional and Integrative Medicine for Mental Health Professionals. She is also a National Certified Counselor, Master's Level Certified Addiction Professional, and Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional. Dr. Rodriguez is a Qualified Supervisor for both Mental Health Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapy interns. She has published in the areas of goal setting, group counseling with children, and the integration of Mindfulness and Solution Focused Therapy for co-occurring disorders. She has been invited as a guest lecturer on several occasions to a variety of settings and is a member of multiple professional associations including ACA, AMFT, FCA, AMHCA, and NAPW.