At Port Orange Counseling Center, our team of professional counselors and therapists are independent contractors that offer you a complete range of therapeutic services at affordable rates.


Janice J. Suskey, M.ED., Ed.S., Licensed Mental Health CounselorJanice J. Suskey, M.ED., Ed.S., Licensed Mental Health Counselor, MH8418
Janice offers expertise in treating difficult relationships, codependency, addictions, anxiety, grief, depression, and bipolar disorder. Mindful Cognitive Behavioral, Rational-Emotive, Psychoanalytical, and Brief Solution-focused therapies are used. Janice is a state certified clinical hypnotherapist and a certified supervisor for state registered interns seeking licensure in mental health counseling and marriage and family therapy. Education includes Masters and Specialist degrees from University of Florida, Counselor Education Department with a focus in Mental Health Counseling. Populations of interest are adults, couples, and families.
michael mccrory port orance counselingMichael McCrory, MS, LMHC, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, MH12149
Michael believes people have the capacity to effectively deal with the most challenges. He believes the counseling relationship can serve as a catalyst for positive growth, and increased coping ability. Michael has 15 years counseling experience working with individuals, adolescents, couples and families. He helps people heal from trauma and anxiety; he helps adolescents with emotional and behavioral difficulties; and he helps couples improve relationships.

Michael received his Master’s degree from Freed-Hardeman University and completed post-graduate work at Harding University, University of Memphis and Liberty University. He specializes in EMDR and Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavior Therapy. He is a member of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.
bob kemp port orange counselingBob Kemp, MAC, Registered Mental Health Counselor IMH7790
Bob helps people reach their goals by breaking down walls that impede the healing process. Bob seeks to provide hope by working through issues in an environment that is a supportive, and balanced by grace and truth. He counsels in the areas of grief, depression and anxiety, trauma, couples counseling, and adolescent issues. Bob works with clients of all ages.

Bob holds a Masters of Arts in Counseling degree from Reformed Theological Seminary.
michele houseworth port orange counselingMichele Houseworth, LCSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, SW12813
Michele believes that any individual has the ability to make change in their lives. Gaining new insight and perspective in a supportive atmosphere, empowers one for change. Michele believes that her counseling approach can replace feelings of loneliness, depression, anger and frustration with a sense of strength, hope and healing. 

Michele counsels individuals (teens to adults), couples, and families in the areas of relationships, marriage, parenting, blended families, substance abuse and addiction, co-dependency, anxiety, fear, depression, self esteem and worth. Michele holds a Masters in Social Work (MSW) from the University of Central Florida. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.
david shoots port orange counselingDavid Shoots, LCSW, MTh, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, SW6973
David has counseled individuals and couples for over 15 years. He specializes in trauma based focused care, PTSD recovery, couples counseling, foster care and substance abuse. David is a veteran and works with veterans and their families. David is committed to providing counseling solutions to individuals, couples, and families suffering from severe emotional issues, hopelessness, anxiety, depression, and isolation. David taught as a professor at the University of Central Florida. He was recently awarded Social Worker of the Year in Volusia /Flagler chapter by NASW. 
Michael Hankes, MS, Registered Mental Health CounselorMichael Hankes, MS, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, MH13623
Michael is a firm believer in coming alongside others and helping them where they are in life. Michael works in a wide range of areas including anxiety, depression, anger management, parenting, couples counseling, substance abuse, and the Christian faith. Michael also has extensive experience and thoroughly enjoys working with teenagers and their families. Michael received his Masters degree from Palm Beach Atlantic University in Counseling Psychology. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Liberty University in Religion, with a dual emphasis on Biblical Studies and Christian Counseling.


The LORD is a refuge
for the oppressed, a stronghold
in times of trouble.


Years In Service

Port Orange Counseling Center opened in 2009, moving in 2015 to a new and larger office on Clyde Morris Blvd. where we can better assist our ever growing clientele.


Counseling Sessions

We provide professional and affordable counseling services to people in need, and a supportive place for counselors and students to practice and train.