About Us


To ensure that all vulnerable individuals and families have access to high quality behavioral healthcare by assisting our community members to grow, transform and become empowered through a diverse support system.


Chrysallís Wellness Center is committed to providing Southwest Florida with a treatment environment that bridges the behavioral, social and spiritual needs of the community with caring, sincere and whole hearted services. Our treatment programs and services are diverse, trauma informed and community based. Chrysallís Wellness Center treatment are available to all regardless of race, creed, gender, economic status, sexual orientation.

Chrysallís Wellness Center was established in 2020, due to the founding members desire to provide services to the most vulnerable families and individuals in Southwest Florida. Chrysallís Wellness Center proposes to serve the Southwest Florida community by providing high quality mental health services that address the whole person through high quality treatment on a behavioral, social and spiritual level.

The founding members  of Chrysallís Wellness Center are fully aware that to develop an effective wellness center for the community, it is important to establish a strong infrastructure that will foment internal functioning and stability. This process requires a great deal of time and effort but ultimately results in the provision of high-quality services and best practices for our community. Due to these reasons, the founding members  will establish appropriate positions to operate Chrysallís Wellness Center and initiate the process of developing effective programs for the community; as well as providing administrative and financial support that will facilitate completion of the agency mission. Chrysallís Wellness Center is located in the Gateway area of Fort Myers, Florida.

Meet the Best Therapists in Fort Myers FL

All of Our Mental Health Therapists, Psychiatrist, and Counselors .

Are you searching for the best therapist in Fort Myers, FL? Look no further than our esteemed team at Chrysallís Wellness Center. Our highly skilled and compassionate therapists, counselors, and Doctors  are dedicated to providing exceptional mental health services to individuals in the Fort Myers area. With a deep understanding of the human mind and emotions, our Therapists offer personalized therapy, helping clients navigate challenges such as anxiety, depression, trauma, and relationship issues. Utilizing evidence-based approaches, our Therapists  create a safe and supportive space for clients to explore their concerns and work toward personal growth and well-being. Trust our team to deliver the highest standard of care as we strive to empower individuals and improve their quality of life.

Scarlett Olivares LMHC , CAP

Chief Executive Officer

Scarlett Olivares , LMHC, CAP obtained her undergraduate degree in Clinical Psychology from the Catholic University of Santo Domingo in 2004.
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Jimmy Fleming BA

Clinical Coordinator

Jimmy has a bachelor’s degree from Hodges University in Applied Psychology, a Masters in mental health counselling and is presently working…
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Dr. Andrew Ferber MD aka Swami Anand Bodhicitta

Medical Director

Treatment Experience: individual psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy both short and long-term usually intensive.
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Dr. Harvey Shapiro M.D.

Dr. Shapiro brings an unusually rich background to his psychiatric work with his patients. His education goes beyond.
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Kindra Taylor

Executive Clinical Administrative Assistant

Kindra has her graduate and undergraduate degrees in English Language and Literature from Florida Gulf Coast University.
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Ava Clark

Counselor I

Ava Clark graduated from the University of North Florida in 2019 where she completed a dual Bachelor of Arts in psychology and sociology.
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Alex Olivares

Masters in Mental Health Counseling

Rafael (Alex) Olivares received his undergraduate degree in clinical psychology in 2004 from the Catholic University of Santo Domingo.
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Nathalie Mateo

Care Coordinator

Nathalie Mateo graduated from the University of South Florida in 2020 where she completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.
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Chrysallís Wellness Center treatment are available to all regardless of race, creed, gender, economic status, sexual orientation.

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Serving Needs Of The Community With Caring, Sincere And Whole Hearted Services

Our treatment programs and services are diverse, trauma informed and community based and we are aware to develop an effective wellness center for the community.