Gottman: Levels 1 & 2,
Gina Romblad received her Bachelor’s degree in the area in Social Work, a BA in Classical Voice and a minor in technical theatre at Western Connecticut State University in 2009. She then completed her Master of Social Work from the University of Connecticut in 2014, specializing in adult casework. She moved from Connecticut to Florida in June of 2014 to live with her husband after dating long-distance for over a year. She became interested in working with clients with addiction, anger management and various other mental health challenges through outpatient internships and worked in a direct-care and Assistant Manager role for adults with acquired brain injuries while in her master’s program. She worked at Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. from June 2014 to June of 2022. She started doing home visits in Dixie, Gilchrist and Levy Counties with the family services department, which serves families who have a current DCF/PSF case. She then became an outpatient clinician and furthered her work in addictions and mental health counseling through individual and group therapy.
Gina is passionate about helping others reach their mental health and addiction goals, live a healthy lifestyle and thrive in their relationships. She specializes in work with adults on anger management, addiction, communication, depression, anxiety, work with veterans and their families, LGBTQIA challenges/identity exploration, overcoming life challenges and fostering self-esteem. Her clinical work is supported through Erik Erickson’s Stages of Psychosocial Development, cultural competency, art therapy, DBT, CBT, trauma-informed CBT, Motivational Interviewing, strengths-based interventions and Person-centered Therapy.
Gina lives in the Gainesville, FL area with her now husband, their daughter and 2 guinea pigs. In her spare time, she is enjoying learning how to garden, sings in a local chorale, and loves scrapbooking, baking, yoga and walking/jogging for self-care.