Nearest & Dearest PTSD Group


The Nearest & Dearest Group is designed for Intimate Partners, Family members, Friends, and Caregivers of active duty servicemembers, Veterans, law enforcement and first responders that suffers from PTSD/Trauma. The group is C0-Facilitated by Cyndy Shinaberry, MSW, LCSW and Charles Beckelhimer, MSW, Registered Clinical Social Work Intern. The goals of the group is to provide Therapeutic, Informative, & Supportive Counseling Services that will:

  • Educate you about PTSD

  • Assist you in decreasing stress

  • Help you avoid secondary PTSD

  • Increase your ability to cope 

  • Improve your relationship

  • Increase your ability to communicate effectively

  • Regain your emotional balance

  • Improve your ability to set boundaries


To receive screening for individual or group counseling services please contact:

Cyndy Shinaberry, MSW, LCSW



Charles Beckelhimer, MSW, Registered Clinical Social Work Intern



Group meetings cost $35 and are held on Saturday 10:00AM to 11:00AM at 1600 West Eau Gallie Boulevard Suite 201 L Melbourne, Florida 32935. Some insurance providers accepted