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Meet Dr. Larthenia Howard

Dr. Larthenia Howard holds a bachelor’s degree in English education from the University of South Florida. She has a master’s in marriage and family therapy from Capella University, a master’s in education leadership from Nova Southeastern University, and a doctorate in child & youth studies in organizational leadership from Nova Southeastern University.

Dr. Howard is a certified practitioner in neurofeedback technology, working with clients who experience PTSD, anxiety, depression, ADD/ADHD, behavior disruptions during adolescence, sleep disorders, migraines, and trauma. She is an Emotional Intelligence (EI) trainer, certified by the Institute for Emotional Intelligence Learning Systems and a Master Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner.

Dr. Howard is a two-time award-winning author and adjunct professor. She is also trained in Emotional Focused Therapy (EFT), Emotional Focus Individual Therapy (EFIT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Neuro Emotional Technique (NET). She is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), Black Mental Health Alliance (BMHA), the Space Coast Mental Health Counseling Association (SCMHCA), and Certified Coaches Federation (CCF).

A graduate of Christ Fellowship Bible Leadership College, Dr. Howard is passionate about creating relationshifts that promote mental health and wellness through a Biblical lens.


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My Mission

Anchor of Hope Family Therapy & Neurofeedback was created to offer clinical care, comprehensive professional mental health care, and brain training to our community from a Christian foundation. Whole wellness—emotional, mental, relational, and spiritual needs are our focus to help hurting people find healing. We provide a nonjudgmental environment that supports individuals, couples, and families in deepening connections to experience more awareness and a sense of meaning in significant ways. 

Inspirational Quotes

“Great marriages aren’t about clear communication – they’re about small moments of attachment and intimacy.”

- Dr. Sue Johnson

“Life doesn’t make any sense without interdependence. We need each other, and the sooner we learn that, the better for us all.”

- Erik Erickson

In order to get to a healthier and more productive place, we need to give up our fear of conflict, turmoil and resistance.

-Dr. John M. Gottman

“We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure.”

-Hebrews 6:19 (NIV)

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