Meet Our Orlando Counselors

Grace Clinic’s team of professional Christian counselors is composed of Mental Health Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Licensed Interns.

Monica Taffinder, M.A., M.A.

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, MH7737
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, MT2354
Approved Supervisor LMHC

Monica Taffinder is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a co-founder of Grace Clinic. Monica has been counseling since 1999, after earning her Master’s degrees from Reformed Theological Seminary in Counseling and Biblical Studies. She enjoys working with people on issues of depression, anxiety, sexual abuse recovery, trauma, femininity and gender identity, dissociative disorders, and strengthening core relationships.

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Dawna Prostak, M.A., N.C.C.

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, MH7194
Approved Supervisor LMHC

Dawna Prostak is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who has worked with people for over ten years in both inpatient and outpatient settings. A graduate of the University of Central Florida, Dawna received her Master’s in Mental Health Counseling and enjoys working with couples in marriage counseling, and adoption and infertility issues. Dawna also specializes in issues surrounding femininity, sexual abuse recovery, and anxiety disorders.

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J.J. West, M.Ed./Ed.S.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, MT2477
Approved Supervisor LMFT

J.J. West is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with Grace Clinic, seeing clients in both the Orlando and Ocala offices. J.J. works with individuals, couples & families and has a passion to see people encounter the healing power of Christ. J.J.’s specialties include working with teen substance abuse, adolescent concerns, couples, parenting, and family therapy.

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D.J. Snell, M.A., M.A.

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, MH13336

D.J. Snell is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who joined Grace Clinic in Winter Park after graduating from Reformed Theological Seminary with a dual Master’s in Counseling and Biblical Studies.  He enjoys working with a variety of issues including gender identity, relationship issues, anxiety, depression, trauma, masculinity, and sexual addiction.

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C.J. Varghese, M.A.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, MT3192

C.J. Varghese holds a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from Asbury Theological Seminary and enjoys working with a variety of marital and relational issues, anxiety, depression, sexual abuse, and addiction.

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Stephanie Furno, M.A.

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, MH14474

Stephanie Furno holds a Master’s in Professional Counseling and Psychology from Liberty University. She specializes in working with children, adolescents, and individuals who are healing from struggles such as trauma, codependency, addiction, crisis, depression, anxiety, and eating disorders.

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Diana Oxford, M.A.

Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern, IMH15203.

Diana Oxford is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor Intern who enjoys working with adults, couples and groups. Her specialties include trauma, sexual abuse, anxiety and depression, and identity and gender issues. She has years of state-side and cross-cultural ministry experience and enjoys working with those in ministry leadership, debriefing missionaries, and the like.

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