About Celeste McKeever, LMHC
Celeste McKeever is a licensed mental health counselor and joins ProTherapyPlus with extensive clinical and school-based experience working with children, adolescents, young adults, families, couples, care-givers, counseling students, and the elderly.
Celeste is passionate about collaborating with families and has had much success with assisting individuals and families with identifying ways they can build upon their strengths, improve communication, resolve conflicts, and more effectively cope with depression, anxiety, ADHD, trauma, grief, and life changes such as the birth of a new child, adoption, school or grade change, bullying, relocation, job loss, change in family dynamic, divorce, relationship difficulties, aging, and death of a loved one.
Celeste obtained her Master’s degree from Walden University and her Bachelor of English Literature from the University of South Florida. Celeste is also a certified Circle of Security facilitator and provides parenting classes, as well as individual parenting sessions, based on attachment theory and how secure parent-child relationships can be strengthened and supported. Celeste is passionate about helping parents to look deeper at their own emotional world to better understand the emotional world of their child, assisting parents with supporting their child’s ability to successfully manage emotions, enhance the development of their child’s self-esteem, and honor the innate wisdom and desire for their child to be secure.
Celeste takes a person-centered approach and provides a warm and accepting environment and relationship. Celeste is skilled in providing cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, emotional focused therapy, and attachment theory Imago based therapy to increase secure attachment styles in relationships. Celeste also brings mindfulness, play, and expressive arts therapy to ProTherapyPlus and completed her training in Art as a Healing Practice at The Expressive Arts Institute in Sarasota, Florida. Celeste understands that self-expression through artistic creation, mindful dialogue, and structured play has therapeutic value and provides ways to decrease stress, strengthen relationships, and live with more peace in each day.