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Katrina Robinson-Wheeler

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Director of Outreach & Education

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Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare

TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS

YMHFA

BIOGRAPHY

Katrina Robinson-Wheeler is the Director of Outreach and Education and Mental Health First Aid Instructor at Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare, a community-based behavioral health treatment agency in Northeast Florida, where she has worked for the past 21 years. Katrina has worked in several different capacities in the agency; 11 years as a therapist specializing in Women’s Substance Use Disorder and Trauma treatment. Katrina developed and implemented Starting Points Women’s Program in 2006. She has worked 10 years in management as the Behavioral Health Team Leader, Clinical Director, and Director of Outreach and Education.

Katrina received her Master’s in Mental Health Counseling in 2009 from Webster University and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (state of Florida), Licensed Professional Counselor (state of Ga.), Master’s Level Certified Addiction Professional, Substance Abuse Professional, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) clinician, and a Qualified Supervisor. Katrina is a graduate of the National Council for Behavioral Health’s inaugural Addressing Health Disparities Leadership Program in 2010-2011, and a graduate of the Leadership Nassau leadership program 2014. She has also been a part of the Partnership for a Healthier Nassau since its inception in 2010-2014. Katrina received the Professional of the Year awards for both Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association (FADAA) and the Florida Certification Board (FCB) in 2007. Katrina completed training to be a Mental Health First Aid instructor in February 2014 by the National Council for Behavioral Wellbeing and has trained over 3500 Mental Health First Aiders in the N.E. Fl. Region and was ranked among the top 20 and then in the top 100 Mental Health First Aid instructors nationwide in 2017 and 2018 (out of 15,000 instructors).