Providers

Michelle R. Scargle, MD

Psychiatrist

Dr. Scargle is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry. After attending the University Of Miami School Of Medicine, Dr. Scargle completed her Psychiatry internship and residency at Duke University in Durham. She then completed a fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at the University of Florida. She has been in private practice since 2006.

She is a member and fellow of the American Psychiatric Association as well as an active member of the American Society of Ketamine Physicians, Psychotherapists, and Practitioners.

She specializes in treating anxiety, depression, PTSD, OCD, ADD/ADHD and other mental issues. She has extensive experience in adult psychiatry across a wide range of patients where she works to find the best treatment plan available for each individual’s goals and lifestyle.

Dr. Scargle takes pride in being a patient-centered physician.

Dr Michelle Scargle

Julie Beach Hill LMHC

MHP-Certified Integrative Mental Health Counselor

Julie Beach Hill is licensed by the state of Florida as a mental health counselor and received her Masters of Arts degree in Counseling from Trevecca Nazarene University. As of September 2017, Julie is a Certified Integrative Mental Health Provider (CIMHP) through the International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP).

She has worked in private practice since 2007 seeing individuals, couples, families, and groups on issues such as depression, anxiety, acute trauma, couple and family relationships, and interpersonal issues. Julie has specialized training in and experience in counseling children, adolescents and young adults.

She has studied hypnosis, EMDR, and TIR, particularly to assist those dealing with traumatic experiences, anxiety, and depression.

Julie describes her greatest professional hope to be “that I will be able to influence my clients in positive ways and that the quality of their lives will in some way improve due to the time we spend together.”

Trained in:

  • KAPS – Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy
  • EMDR – Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
  • TIR – Traumatic Incident Reduction Therapy
  • RRT – Rapid Resolution Therapy
  • Integrated Trauma Therapy
  • Somatic Psychology (PESI)
  • MDMA
  • Participated in a year long study group on DID with EMDR

Supervision:

  • Qualified supervisor for LMHC’s and LMFT
  • Has supervised 7 interns for licensure
Julie Beach Hill LMHC

Bernadette Whitaker PMHNP-BC

Advanced Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Bernadette is a Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse. After graduating with honors from the University of South Florida College of Medicine she went on to gain 35+ years of clinical experience working in private practice and inpatient care. 

Bernadette has experience in treating a wide range of psychiatric pathologies including PTSD, anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder as well as a strong history of providing care to veterans and geriatric patients. Her approach to treatment prioritizes patients’ needs through focus on personalized, holistic, and compassionate care.

Bernadette’s primary goal is to make patients feel better, educate them on what is happening, and give them a workable treatment plan to address their issues.

Bernadette Whitaker PMHNP-BC

Mason Fish PA-C

Psychiatric Physician Assistant

Mason Fish is a licensed Psychiatric Physician Assistant who received his graduate degree from the College of Medicine at Florida State University. He has an extensive background working in the pharmacy and volunteering for Hospice and has been providing mental health care in private practice since 2021.

He is dedicated to establishing a deep connection with patients on their unique mental health journey. With his innate ability to listen and empathize, Mason strives to make a positive impact in the lives of patients in need of compassionate and individualized care. He works hand-in-hand with Dr. Scargle, making the duo an asset in understanding mental health concerns and providing patient-centered treatment.

Mason Fish PA-C ​

Elizabeth "Liz" Di Martino PMHNP-BC

Advanced Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Liz Di Martino is a Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who received her degree from Walden University. Liz specializes in adult psychiatric and ketamine treatment evaluations as well as medication management. Her background in fitness and holistic medicine lends to a comprehensive model of care.

Liz approaches treatment with compassion and with the hope to enhance mental health outcomes in all patients served.

Andrew Wargo PMHNP-BC

Advanced Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Andrew Wargo is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who holds bachelor degrees in both psychology and nursing, and a masters degree in Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. He has extensive experience working with adults requiring a wide variety of mental health needs, in both the inpatient and outpatient setting.

Andrew feels that it is his calling in life to help others become the best version of themselves. His philosophy is that patients have the best chance of improvement by establishing a genuine connection with the patient, and by utilizing a patient-collaboration-based treatment approach.

Additionally, Andrew believes in using a holistic model to care, which takes into account how each part of a person’s life plays a role in their mental health. His caring attitude combined with his vast knowledge of the newest and most effective psychiatric treatments, makes Andrew a great practitioner.

In his spare time, he enjoys staying active by playing tennis and kayaking throughout Florida.

Andrew Wargo PMHNP-BC