About Us

Chrysallìs 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. Chrysallìs 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 Chrysallìs 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 Chrysallìs 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. Chrysallìs Wellness Center is located in the Gateway area of Fort Myers, Florida.


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.


Chrysallìs 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. Chrysallìs Wellness Center treatment are available to all regardless of race, creed, gender, economic status, sexual orientation.


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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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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Jimmy Fleming BA

Counselor I

Jimmy has a bachelor’s degree from Hodges University in Applied Psychology and is presently pursuing a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health.
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Angela Molina

Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)

Angela earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Psychology from Hodges University in 2012.
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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 pre-medial and medical school courses, beyond psychiatric residency training.
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Diana Carolina Sanmiguel , MA

License Mental Health Counseling

Diana Cortes is a LMHC with the state of Florida and received her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling locally from Hodges University.
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Luz Yaneth Montoya

Massage therapist

Luz has over 18 years of corporeal and facial aesthetics experience. During her career in Colombia, she has also worked with spa therapies.
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Jessica Barreto

License Mental Health Counselor

Jessica is a bilingual therapist who provides services in both English and Spanish. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) with the state of Florida.
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Vilmary Lopez

Peer Specialist/Certified life Coach

One of her roles at Chrysallis Wellness Center will be to provide her clients with direct peer support by providing outreach, emotional support, and service linkage to individuals and families.
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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.