Our Team

Helping You Move Forward

We have helped clients overcome challenges preventing them from reaching their full potential, obstacles holding them back from being the best version of themselves. Life's too short to be unhappy, unsure, or unfulfilled. We help clients achieve a more positive outlook on life and provide them with all the tools necessary to get there. Let us help you learn and develop better ways to handle the issues standing in the way of your goals.

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Jessica Oliver, LCSW

Founder & Therapist

Jessica earned her Bachelors in Social Work from Saint Leo University. In 2018, she graduated from the University of Southern California with her Masters in Clinical Social Work specializing in military trauma. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings, including at the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital and the inpatient psychiatric unit at Springbrook. Following the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and the passing of the Mental Health Services for Students Act, Mrs. Oliver led the development of the Threat Assessment Team for Sumter County Independent School District. Jessica has also worked with domestic violence shelters and in private practice focusing on all areas of mental health. 

Her clinical focus is trauma-informed care through hypnotherapy and equine-assisted psychotherapy. She offers equine sessions for individuals, couples, and families struggling with relationships, self-confidence, anxiety, and parent-child conflicts. Jessica and her horses work together to bring unconscious patterns and beliefs to awareness, create a more compassionate and empowered relationship to those patterns, and learn to move with and through the blocks.

"My passion is to give back a peaceful life to those who sacrificed so much for others."

Currently accepting: Self-pay, Aetna, Cigna, United Healthcare, OSCAR, Oxford.

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Sarah Martinez, LMHC

Remote Therapist

Sarah is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Florida, currently residing in Upstate New York, and has been providing therapy since 2012. She has had the pleasure of working with many populations, including inpatient, psychosocial rehabilitation, private practice, substance abuse treatment programs, and correctional facilities. Sarah has a passion for working with people that have experienced trauma, and utilize EMDR and Accelerated Resolution Therapy regularly, along with other various modalities of treatment, including CBT and DBT, to best assist patients in feeling safe, secure, and loved.
She is very down to earth and understands how life can throw curve balls and appreciate the courage that her clients have in tackling these issues head on. Sarah believes that the therapeutic relationship is one that is very individual to each person, and our treatment plans will be tailored to that individuality.

 

Sarah provides online counseling which allows you to receive care via phone or video chat. It is convenient for those who may have trouble getting to or would prefer not to have in-person therapy appointments. A study by researchers at University of California, Berkeley found that online counseling can be just as effective as face-to-face therapy while being more convenient, affordable, and accessible.


"I am humbled daily by the people that I work with in the best of ways and look forward to working with you while I assist on your healing journey!"-Sarah

Currently accepting: Self-pay, Aetna, Cigna, United Healthcare, OSCAR, Oxford.

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Kaley Oliver

Office Coordinator & Life Coach

Kaley manages day to day operations and administrative work at Peaceful Pastures Therapy. 

She provides life coaching and mentor services to youth ages 6-18. 

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Mary Rose, MSW Candidate

MSW Intern

In 2016, Mary Rose earned a Bachelors of Business Management and Supervision from Pasco Hernando State College. She is currently attending Saint Leo University, working towards a Master of Social Work degree. Under the supervision of a licensed therapist, Mary Rose is learning to implement evidence-based therapy. She provides therapeutic services providing affordable mental health care to underserved populations. With a focus in clinical social work, Mary Rose will specialize in equine-assisted therapy.

 

Through Honey's Mini Therapy Adventures, which she founded in 2018, Mary Rose shares the love of healing through horses. She and her miniature horses are regularly seen around nursing homes, hospitals, behavioral health facilities, and universities.

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Ryan Oliver

Veteran Support Facilitator

Ryan recently retired after 21 years of service in the United States Air Force, where he served as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician. Using the knowledge and skills he gained throughout his career, Ryan meets fellow veterans where they are in their journey to overcome the invisible wounds of war.