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meet 

our 

team

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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our director

 
 
 
Dr. Kristy Ford,
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
SITE DIRECTOR

With more than 22 years of experience in counseling, Dr. Ford will support your personal growth as you examine your current patterns, choices, and options.  

 

Her expertise and research interests include the application of mindfulness techniques for stress reduction, interpersonal neurobiology, multicultural issues related to the application of religiously accommodative treatments in counseling, and clinical counseling supervision.  

Dr. Ford is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a Qualified LMHC Supervisor in the state of Florida

counselors

 
 
Dr. Tonya Gardner,
Doctorate of Education 
in marriage and FamilY Counselor

Dr. Gardner has a Doctorate of Education in Marriage and Family Counseling (Ed.D) from Liberty University (2020). She is also an instructor in the psychology program at the Baptist College of Florida.  

 

Her experience includes guidance counseling, private practice, and community based care.  She is currently accepting new clients for individual, couples, and family counseling.  Her specializations include child and adolescent therapy, behavior management, and parent training.        

If you would like to make an appointment, call the office to request an appointment or email tonya.gardner2014@outlook.com  

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anne marie lovering,
Masters level counselor
REGISTERED mental health counselor INTERN
 

Anne Marie is a Masters level counselor and a registered mental health counseling intern with the state of Florida. She has experience in private practice counseling and has worked for Hope Springs Counseling Group since August 2019. Anne Marie enjoys working with a wide variety of clients. Her counseling areas of interest include adolescent counseling, adjustment difficulties, spiritual and religious counseling, and mood disorders. 

 

Anne Marie received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the Baptist College of Florida In 2017. She received her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Liberty University in 2020.

 

Anne Marie is a Marianna native that is passionate about bringing mental health care to the community.

 
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CAITLYN DORRIETY,
Masters level counselor
REGISTERED mental health counselor INTERN
 

Caitlyn is a Masters level counselor and a registered mental health counseling intern with the state of Florida. She has experience in child, adolescent, and family counseling and has worked for Hope Springs Counseling Group since May 2020. Caitlyn is passionate about working with children by integrating play and art into the counseling experience to allow children to communicate and process at a developmentally appropriate level.

 

Caitlyn received a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Counseling from The Baptist College of Florida in December of 2014. She received a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Liberty University in 2020.

 

Caitlyn currently resides in Dothan, AL and is excited to serve and provide support in the community. 

 
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Roquel Horne-Calhoun
Licensed Mental Health counselor
 
 

Roquel is a Masters level counselor and a registered mental health counseling intern with the state of Florida. She has experience in substance abuse, severe mental illness, and dual diagnosis. She has worked for Hope Springs Counseling Group since April 2021.

 

Roquel received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from The University of South Alabama in May of 2013. She received a Master of Science in Counseling and Psychology from Troy University-Dothan in July 2017.

 

Roquel currently resides in Dothan, AL and is excited to serve and provide support in the community. 

 
 
 
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BRIANA WEBB,
Masters Level Counselor
REGISTERED mental health counselor INTERN
 
 

Briana is a masters level counselor and a registered mental health counseling intern with the state of Florida. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from The Baptist College of Florida in December of 2019 and Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Troy University in May 2022. She joined Hope Springs Counseling Group in January 2021. 

 

Her passions for counseling are marriage and family therapy, counseling for adolescents, and spiritual counseling. She lives in Jackson County, Florida and is passionate about opening people's hearts to counseling and seeking help when it is needed.

 
 
 
 
 

staff & interns

 
 
 
 
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Laurie Hargrave,
Office Administrator
 

Laurie joined Hope Springs as the office administrator in summer of 2022. She works to welcome clients to the office, schedule appointments, communicate with referral sources, and coordinate client care.

Laurie's education background in psychology and communications and years of experience working in an office setting make her a valuable resource to clients seeking to connect with the right therapist for their needs. 

 
 
 
 
 
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