A high quality, affordable

all inclusive mental health program in Florida

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A high-quality, affordable, all inclusive mental health program in Florida, presented in partnership:

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Melanie Hanson
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Lou Bardach
  1. Click "Book Appointment" to make caring for yourself a priority in your life.

  2. Schedule your appointment with one of the Project No Labels counselors at Cypress Wellness Center to lock-in one of the best $30-$50 investments you can make in yourself. Take a breath...You got this.

  3. Mark your calendar and show up on your appointment day. Give yourself props -- you are changing your life for the better!

Our Counselors

Meet Melanie Hanson - MA Student Counselor

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Melanie Hanson (she/her/hers) is a graduate student working towards licensure in Mental Health Counseling. She currently attends Lindsey Wilson College and will graduate December 2021.


Before beginning her counseling journey, she graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of Mississippi in English and minoring in Studio Art. During her time at Lindsey Wilson College, she became a part of the counseling honors society, Chi Sigma Iota. She is working towards a Substance Abuse certification. 


Melanie is an intersectional feminist who focuses on models of counseling that reflect inclusivity and acceptance. 


In her spare time she likes to listen to music, spend time with her animals and hike outside.


Meet Lou Bardach - MSW Student Counselor

Lou (he/they) is currently working toward LCSW licensure as a master’s in social work student at the University of Central Florida. He graduated with honors from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, and is a member of both the Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology and the Phi Alpha National Honor Society in Social Work. He is also studying the Internal Family Systems psychotherapeutic modal through the IFS Institute’s introductory Online Circle program.  Lou additionally holds a degree from the Colorado Institute of Art, and views people connecting with their “art” (in all its many forms) as central toclaiming and living in one’s truth.

Lou has studied Tibetan-style meditation and mindfulness practices and brings a grounded, person-focused approach to working with others. He strives to create a safe environment to foster self-exploration and healing. He believes that health and well-being are cultivated through self-care -- by learning to become one’s own compassionate caregiver. As a gay man experienced in working with LGBTQ+ adolescents and adults, Lou is particularly interested in helping others heal from the effects of homophobia and other types of social oppression through the lens of intersectionality and empowerment.

Lou’s “arts” include writing -- poetry, fiction, and non-fiction (he is a published author), public speaking, meditation and meditative stretching, gardening, engaging nature, befriending animals (both domestic and wild), making children (and inner children) laugh, traveling to places he’s never been, and walking a lifetime path of personal growth and discovery.

Meet Dr. Katie Schubert,

Program Clinical Supervisor


Hi, my name is Katie Schubert. I'm a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, a Board Certified Sex Therapist in the state of Florida, and a Nationally Certified Counselor. I've been in private practice since 2015. I specialize in sex and gender therapy, but also work with clients on issues not related to sex and gender therapy. My education includes a doctorate and masters degree from the University of Florida in sociology and gender studies and a masters in clinical mental health counseling from Adams State University.  


In 2014, I became a registered yoga teacher and often incorporate yoga philosophy, mindfulness training, and meditation into therapy sessions. 

I have been a university instructor for several years and have experience lecturing on the topics of marriage and families, relationships, sexuality and sexual functioning, gender, and health and well-being. I currently teach at the University of Tampa. 

I periodically write a column for the Tampa Bay Times and have been on several newscasts discussing topics relating to relationships and mental health. 

  • Ph.D. and MA, Sociology and Gender Studies- University of Florida 

  • MA, Clinical Mental Health Counseling- Adams State University 

  • CST, Certified Sex Therapist- Florida Postgraduate Sex Therapy Training Institute

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