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The Wesley Chapel Compassion Team

The Wesley Chapel Compassion Team is made up of a group of amazingly talented and compassionate individuals that serve the Wesley Chapel community and its surrounding areas. They practice as Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Registered State Interns, and Professional Life Coaches. Our Team Core Beliefs are grounded in prioritizing God, Family, and Self-Care before service to ensure that our professionals are at their best emotionally and spiritually within their personal lives so that they can provide the highest quality of care for our clients. Our Wesley Chapel Compassion team engages in continued professional development throughout the year to stay up to date on effective intervention strategies for improving the mental health of our clients.


Jeannette Alcantara, LMHC

Owner & Clinical Director


Amanda Levy, LMHC

Owner & Clinical Director

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Marta Rodriguez Rivera, MSW

Licensed Therapist Intern.

Wesley Chapel Site Lead

Marta has served in the field of mental health for 20 years in a variety of settings ranging from community agency work to private clinical and in-home therapy, to school-based services. Her primary role has been in serving children, youth, and families through counseling, crisis intervention, case-management, educational advocacy, and mental health training & leadership. Marta has a passion for helping individuals and families to reach mental health wellness through the work of trauma healing, cognitive reframing, healthy emotional regulation, and effective communication. She utilizes therapeutic modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, and Christian Counseling.

Marta is highly skills in working with clients who have experienced crisis, trauma, struggle with intense anxiety and depression, and/or grief/loss. Her skills extend to training schools, churches, organizations and businesses on Youth Mental Health First Aid, Suicide Awareness, and Crisis Management, as well as mentoring clinical student interns.

Marta serves as a Site Lead Clinician for Renewed Integrative Counseling's Wesley Chapel Office.


Janissa Robinson, MSW

Licensed Therapist Intern.

In-Office & Telehealth

Janissa has always had the passion to empower those who felt voiceless. Over the years, she has served mothers, children, and young adults in the community and school-based settings. Whether she is encouraging a child, their parent and/or a young adult through daily life stressors, she has always found joy in seeing those around her accomplish their goals.


Over the last five years, she has supported clients experiencing anxiety, social issues, academic/career concerns, behavioral concerns, depression, and prenatal/postnatal support. She is compassionate, client-focused, and has a unique set of skills to self-motivate and empower them to find their voice. Her approach is geared towards Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Christian Counseling, Solution Focused Therapy, Social Skills Building, Self-Regulation Strategies, Motivational Interviewing and Play Therapy - while remaining trauma informed. She has developed a niche working with mothers, children, preteens, and young adults.

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Breanna Nelson, Ed. S.

Licensed School Psychologist

All Locations

Breanna specializes in helping children and adolescents in a multitude of capacities. Her passion for helping others has resulted in 7+ years in the field, with experience working in elementary, middle, and high schools. She offers both individual counseling and psychological evaluation services to identify challenges that may be hindering success at home and school. Testing for gifted intelligence, learning disabilities, cognitive deficits, intellectual disabilities, social-emotional/behavioral disabilities, executive functioning deficits, and autism spectrum disorders are offered by Breanna. 

In the therapeutic environment, Breanna utilizes a combination of approaches dependent on the needs of the client. These may include cognitive behavioral strategies, positive psychology foundations, and humanistic realization. Helping children and teens to identify their strengths and gifts is a vital link to promoting confidence, self-esteem, and independence. Breanna has experience helping children and teens experiencing anxiety, depression, life changes, history of trauma, obsessive compulsive disorders, grief, executive functioning stressors, anger, and more.

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He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.      

-Psalms 147:3


Jamila is a dedicated and compassion Registered Marriage and Family Therapist Intern who incorporates over 8 years of counseling experience supporting children, adolescents, couples, and families in navigating through life challenges. She has a Masters Degree in Counseling and General Family Therapy. Drawing from her diverse array of educational, career and life experience, Jamila uses a blend of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic therapy, Solution-focused and mind-body methods to support individuals under the umbrella of a family-systems based approach. She has outpatient, in-home, school-based, and faith-based counseling experience, with expertise treating anxiety, mood and eating disorders, depression, PTSD, ADHD, trauma, grief, social, marriage and relational issues, personal-social, and career explorations and transitions.

Jamila’s goal is to assist children, adolescents, and adults to reach their highest potential and to help couples and families live more harmonious and joyful lives together. Jamila is a trained Art of Marriage facilitator through Family Life where she has facilitated Art of Marriage small groups.

Jamila Tippit, M.S.

Marriage/Family Therapist Intern

In-Office & Telehealth

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Sara Canterbury, M.A.

Licensed Therapist Intern

In-Office & Telehealth

Sara is a dedicated Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern with 10+ years of experience working with children and teens in a variety of settings, as well as providing therapeutic services to adults within the last two years in the private clinical setting. Her focus is in providing a safe space for individuals to process irrational thought patterns, emotional dysregulation, healing from past and current trauma, and reaching healthy mental health wellness. She has a passion for working collaboratively with clients to help them reach personal goals and journey through their faith walk.  


Sara specializes in working with individuals struggling with anxiety, OCD, adjustment issues, depression, divorce, self-esteem concerns, ADHD, and trauma. She primarily uses cognitive behavioral therapy, client-centered therapy, motivational interviewing, mindfulness, solution-focused therapy, narrative therapy, and Christian counseling within therapy sessions. 


No matter where you are in your journey of healing, Sara is there to meet you where you are and provide support and resources to help you get to where you want to be. 

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