Our staff have a wide range of knowledge and skills which enable them to work with the multi-faceted needs of our clients. We use a collaborative process to assess and treat conditions in the best possible manner for our patients.
Dr. Winegar has been practicing in Sarasota for nearly two decades and, during this
time, has developed positive working relationships with many area pediatricians, schools and families.
While having a special interest in ADHD, reading disorders and sports-related concussions, Dr. Winegar focuses on the comprehensive assessment of children and adolescents. Dr. Winegar is also able to provide assessments to determine giftedness, general learning style, and to document the need for 504 Plans and IEPs. Assessments to support the request for testing accommodations (PSAT, SAT, ACT) are provided.
Barbara P. Srur, M.D.
Board Certified Psychiatrist
Dr. Barbara P. Srur is a Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist who has extensive inpatient and outpatient experience in the Sarasota/Bradenton area. She has been an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at FSU Medical School where she taught 3rd year students. In 2010, she was the recipient of the FSU Distinguished Teacher Award.
Dr. Srur trained at North Shore University Hospital, which was affiliated with Cornell Medical School in New York, as a Pediatric intern, where she also completed a Child Psychiatry Fellowship. Her Adult Psychiatry training was at Montefiore Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology as well as the American Board of Holistic and Integrative Medicine.
Dr Srur is also a Psychopharmocologist, skilled in the treatment of depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, anxiety disorders, OCD, and eating disorders. She believes in using an integrative approach to treatment and, when indicated, the lowest effective dose of medications.
Cynthia Burns is a Board Certified, Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has extensive experience working with children and adolescents. She graduated from the University of Texas’ Undergraduate Honors Program (Plan II) with a concentration in Psychology. She received her MSW from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas, completing practical studies in both adult and child outpatient mental health facilities. Following graduation, Cynthia moved to Indianapolis and became a Medical Social Worker at Indiana University’s Medical Center’s pediatric facility, Riley Children’s Hospital. Here she worked with chronically ill and terminally ill children and their families. She also served as an Adjunct Lecturer at Indiana University and supervised graduate students interning at this hospital.
On moving to Florida, Cynthia worked as a Child and Family Therapist with Manatee Mental Health Center (The Glens) for many years before establishing a private practice with Counseling and Psychotherapy Associates in Bradenton. She also served as a Consultant to the Manatee County School System for students and families requiring mental health services. Most recently, Cynthia has provided counseling services to parochial schools in the Sarasota area. In this capacity, she worked individually with children and parents, served as a consultant to parents and teachers regarding the social, emotional, and behavioral issues of students, and provided groups for children who were experiencing trauma over the change in family structure due to death or divorce.
In her work with children, adolescents and families, Cynthia primarily uses a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy approach and also utilizes Play Therapy with younger children to establish rapport and to facilitate the therapeutic process. She works with children, adolescents, adults, families and couples.
Cliff graduated from Adelphi University School of Social Work in 1981, with a Master’s Degree in Social Work. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. He has an abundance of knowledge, wisdom and skills from his life experiences. He has a diverse background as a psychotherapist, life coach, social worker, educator, business development and technology career, and is a kind, understanding, and loving individual.
Cliff is a compassionate and non-judgmental individual who cares; he provides counseling and life coaching to adults of all ages. He has a strong background working with caregivers of loved ones with various forms of dementia-related conditions.
Cliff offers a unique, interactive, problem-solving approach to everyday life problems. With sensitivity and compassion, Cliff helps clients become more aware of their authentic self, become more mindful and find acceptance, understanding and solutions to a wide range of life challenges.
Cliff’s view of the ‘therapeutic relationship’ is that of a true and caring partnership to help you further develop your strengths and enhance your skills to overcome barriers, find solutions and more peace and acceptance within yourself and with others. This will enable you to feel better about yourself, to accomplish personal, professional and or spiritual goals.
Services are mainly provided via a secure Telehealth video platform. This option allows you to work from the privacy of your home, at your convenience, while receiving the benefits of working with this skilled and compassionate therapist.