About Us

Located in the Heart of Downtown Clermont.

Offering a Variety of Services to Help You Feel Your Best.

Our private practice has been serving the greater Central Florida area for over 20 years. With a staff of fully trained professionals all with degrees within the field of psychology, you will be greeted by a knowledgeable staff member ready to answer any questions you may have. 

Visit our services page to learn more about what services we offer and how they may be right for you. On the symptoms page you will find information about specific symptoms and how we treat them.

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." – Helen Keller

Meet Our Team

Meet our staff of fully competent and knowledgeable providers who make up CFPC.

Executive Director / Chief Psychologist
Licensed Psychologist / Clinical Director
Licensed Psychotherapist & Business Manager
Licensed Psychotherapist & Office Manager

Find Out What Services May Be Right For You.

Our Services

I Have Some Questions, Where Can I Get Answers?

Frequently Asked Questions

W. Steven Saunders, Psy.D. Licensed Psychologist

Dr. W. Steven Saunders, a Florida Licensed Psychologist, is the Executive Director of Central Florida Psychological Consultants and is currently practicing psychology in Clermont, Florida. With more than 20 years of experience, Dr. Saunders provides Pre-Employment Screenings for Law Enforcement. Dr. Saunders provides fitness for duty evaluations for public trust positions including law enforcement. In addition Dr. Saunders provides Family and Divorce Mediation, Parenting Coordination, Psychological and Neuropsychological Evaluations in a variety of Forensic and Medical contexts. Dr. Saunders has provided expert testimony in hundreds of criminal, civil, and family law cases.

Dr. Saunders credentials include: Licensed Psychologist, Qualified Parenting Coordinator, Recognized by the National Register of Health Care Providers, Associate Lecturer of Psychology at the University of Central Florida, Member of the American Psychological Association, the Florida
Psychological Association and the American College of Professional Neuropsychologists, Internship with Florida State University, Residency with the U.S. Government, Department of Justice, Psychologist with Local Hospital Privileges

Areas of specialty includes: Family court and divorce mediation, parenting coordination, evaluations, testing, therapy, counseling, consultation, law enforcement pre-employement, screenings & fit-for-duty evaluations, forensic, psychology, research design, training & supervision

In his free time, Dr. Saunders enjoys playing the ukulele.

Briana Rice, Psy.D., Resident Psychologist

Dr. Briana Rice graduated from Nova Southeastern University with a doctorate in Clinical Psychology. She received training in psychoeducational evaluations, long-term mental illness, and college counseling.

Dr. Rice completed an APA-accredited internship at the University of Central Florida (UCF) Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Center. She received training in formulating diagnostic impressions and creating individualized treatment plans for patients. She provided individual brief-therapy for college students with a wide range of presentations, including depression, anxiety, family distress, crisis management, and multicultural concerns. Prior to her internship, Dr. Rice also had the opportunity to provide psychoeducational evaluations to students with concerns, such as academic and attention difficulties. 

In her free time, Dr. Rice enjoys spending time with her puppy and kitty and visiting Disney.  

Amy L. Eicher, MSW, LCSW
Licensed Psychotherapist & Business Manager

Amy Eicher is a graduate of the University of Central Florida (UCF) with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology and a Master of Social Work degree from UCF. She has worked with Central Florida Psychological Consultants, Inc. (CFPC), for nine years and within the field of Psychology for ten years.

Amy provides clinical services in a variety of settings including outpatient and inpatient locations. She provides comprehensive testing by administering psychological and neuropsychological assessments and conducting psychosocial interviews.

Amy has experience in individual case-management services, forensic interviews, bariatric screenings, pain-management assessments, parental evaluations, and DCF services. She provides individual psychotherapy to both adolescents and adults.

She specializes in the following areas: behavioral/mood changes, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, adjustment/transitions to/from college, relationship strain/issues, eating concerns/self-esteem/body image, and a host of other mental health services. 

Amy has completed the Florida Forensic Examiner training offered at the University of South Florida.  She also has specialized training in Cognitive Rehabilitation through the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, U.S. Courts Pretrial and Probation Training, Intensive Mindfulness Training, and HIPAA Compliance and Patient Privacy for Mental Health Providers.  Additionally, Amy also works as the Business Manager where she acts as the representative of the practice to other professionals, clients, and agencies.

In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two dogs, kayaking, and exploring new sights/cities in Florida.

Chelsea Suriel, MSW, LCSW
Licensed Psychotherapist & Office Manager

Chelsea Suriel is a graduate of the University of Central Florida (UCF) with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology and a Master of Social Work degree from UCF.

Chelsea is bilingual and provides competent and comprehensive clinical services in both English and Spanish. She has been working within the field of Psychology for eight years and with CFPC for six years. Chelsea has experience in administering psychological assessments, conducting psychosocial interviews and provides individual psychotherapy in both an inpatient and outpatient setting. Chelsea also oversees the day to day operations of the practice where she operates as the Office Manager & Billing Specialist. 

In her free time, Chelsea is an avid traveler and enjoys exploring new places.

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Stephanie Bright
Patient Care Advocate/Receptionist

Stephanie is a dedicated professional with over nine years of experience in education, specializing in working with special needs and at-risk students. Originally from Kansas, she made the decision to relocate to Florida during the pandemic, where she has embraced the vibrant Florida lifestyle for the past three years.

Her background includes serving as a paraeducator and, in the final four years before her move, excelling as a Speech Language Pathologist Assistant. Stephanie has a deep passion for working in mental health, demonstrated through her commitment to supporting special needs individuals.

In her current role as the Office Manager at CFPC, Stephanie oversees all client and patient communication and coordination. Her responsibilities extend to the day-to-day management of the practice, showcasing her organizational skills and attention to detail.

Beyond her professional pursuits, Stephanie is a loving mother to two children and a devoted wife. In her leisure time, she finds joy in watching Chief’s football, nurturing her plant collection, and indulging her love for water-related activities, whether by the beach or exploring the springs. Stephanie’s diverse experiences and genuine passion for mental health make her an asset to the CFPC family.

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Courtney George, Psy.D.
Resident Psychologist

Dr. Courtney George graduated with an APA-accredited doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University. Her background includes training in psychoeducational assessments, child and family therapy, and college counseling.

She completed an APA-accredited internship at the University of Central Florida Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). She served as a member of the Trans Care Team and the Eating Disorder Management Team. She provided individual brief therapy for college students with concerns such as depression, anxiety, adjustment, and crisis management.

Dr. George offers a range of clinical services, including comprehensive psychological evaluations, fitness for duty evaluations, and psychotherapy using a cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) approach.