Maitland, FL

Maitland Outpatient Mental Health Program

Discovery Mood & Anxiety
151 Southhall Lane Suite 165
Maitland, FL 32751

PROGRAM FEATURES
Intensive Outpatient
Partial Hospitalization
All Genders
All Ages

GET IN TOUCH CALL 714.828.0808

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COVID-19 Update: Online telehealth is offered for intensive outpatient treatment as an option to patients living in California, Florida, Oregon and Texas.

In-person intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization is also offered at this location. Residential treatment continues to be offered at our residential facilities for individuals in need of a higher level of care. Learn about all that we are doing to protect the safety and wellbeing of our patients and staff.


Our day treatment program provides care for partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient levels of care. Treatment is customized and employs a variety of evidence-based modalities, including cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and more. Here, clients benefit from one-on-one therapeutic support as well as group sessions in a supportive environment of peers where they can safely practice new skills that are transferable to home.

Insurances we accept at this location include but are not limited to Anthem Blue Cross, Cigna, Beacon, Unicare, and Kaiser. Please remember that the insurances we accept change frequently. Our insurance team will verify your coverage. 

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Jennifer Hounshell, LMFT, QS

Jennifer Hounshell, LMFT, QS

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Jennifer graduated from Central Connecticut State University with a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy. Jennifer serves as the Program Director for Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program and Center for Discovery Her passion is to help those in need and to do so in the most effective person-centered way. She has worked as a psychotherapist in a multitude of settings across many states on the East coast. Programs include child, adolescent and adult outpatient, intensive outpatient, telehealth therapy, substance abuse, and rehabilitation for pre-release felons. Jennifer uses a combination of internal family systems, solution-focused therapy, and emotional and behavior modification. She has dedicated herself to providing effective individual, family and group therapy to best meet the needs of each patient and their support system. On a personal note, Jennifer is an artist by trade and often implements creativity into her treatment. She enjoys being an athlete, and spending her free time with her spouse and two beautiful daughters.

Stacey Herdegen, BA

Stacey Herdegen, BA

ASSISTANT PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Stacey Herdegen graduated from the University of South Florida with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. As assistant program director of Center for Discovery and Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program, Stacey combines her experience in clinical research, cognitive testing and extensive managerial work with her passion for mental health and wellness. Stacey manages daily operations in the PHP/IOP programs, including: administrative duties, research, group sessions, clinical documentation, team development, and working closely with patients and families from admission throughout course of treatment. Currently pursuing her master’s degree at the University of Central Florida, Stacey is dedicated to furthering her education to become a licensed marriage & family therapist, where she will continue to grow and develop her clinical role. On a personal note, Stacey’s lifelong passion for working with horses has inspired her to further advance her knowledge of/training in equine therapy by actively pursuing certification as an equine specialist in mental health and learning.

Jessica Perry

Jessica Perry

THERAPIST

Originally from Fort Myers, Florida, Jessica moved to Orlando for college and never looked back. She graduated with a master’s degree in social work. During and after graduate school, she worked with survivors of human trafficking, severe mental health diagnoses and substance abuse diagnoses. She has worked in multiple settings including inpatient mental health hospitals, the Florida Community Assertive Treatment Team, outpatient programs for both substance abuse and mental health, and a nonprofit dedicated to assisting those attempting to escape human trafficking. Jessica takes a strength-based approach with her patients, employing a heavy emphasis on self-forgiveness, self-love and mindfulness. She uses a myriad of therapeutic approaches including cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, narrative therapy, solution-focused therapy and meditation. As a therapist, her passion is to facilitate healing for those who have experienced complex trauma.

Wendy M. Donald, LMHC

Wendy M. Donald, LMHC

PRIMARY THERAPIST

Wendy is an experienced licensed mental health counselor. In addition to working in the counseling field, she has held a position as a career development coach for youth and young adults entering the workforce. She has a Master of Arts degree in Mental Health Counseling from Webster University and is a member of Mental Health Counselors of Central Florida. Wendy has also been trained in eye movement desensitization reprocessing (EMDR). Wendy has worked with diverse populations in a variety of settings, including a residential mental health treatment facility, juvenile detention center and substance abuse residential programs. Wendy offers counseling for adults and adolescents experiencing life transitions, stress, relationship difficulties, anxiety, depression and past trauma issues. She is determined to help guide patients to a place where they can come to realizations and conclusions that will help navigate their patterns of behavior to support their goals. She works closely with patients to assist them in learning new tools and developing new skills. Wendy also provides an environment that allows patients to feel safe sharing their present life challenges as well as successes. Wendy has a gift for guiding her patients to practical steps and solutions towards the wholeness they seek.

Mackenzie Schmuck, LMHC

Mackenzie Schmuck, LMHC

PRIMARY THERAPIST

Mackenzie graduated from the University of Central Florida with a master’s degree in counselor education with an emphasis in mental health counseling. Mackenzie is a primary therapist for the Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program. Her passion involves working with individuals with traumatic experiences, mood disorders, anxiety disorders and personality disorders. Prior to working at Discovery, Mackenzie worked closely with individuals who have severe and persistent mental illness. She has experience working at various levels of care including outpatient, PHP, IOP and residential. Mackenzie utilizes a trauma-informed care approach with her patients, creating a safe and therapeutic environment. She is trained in a variety of approaches including cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy and trauma-focused therapy. She empowers patients to recognize their personal strengths and assists them in making healthy choices within their lives. Outside of work, Mackenzie enjoys spending time with family, friends and her dog, Bella. She loves traveling to new places, binge watching reality TV and spending time on the lake.

Miquia Thompson

Miquia Thompson

THERAPIST

Miquia graduated from Nova Southeastern University with a master’s degree in mental health counseling. She is passionate about the need to help others see the potential in their everyday obstacles. She helps patients by providing resources, guiding through counsel and assisting them in achieving long-term stability. Prior to becoming a primary therapist at Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program, Miquia’s counseling background was diverse. She has worked as a psychotherapist in various program settings such as state juvenile justice system with at-risk youth, residential facility working with teen addictions and working in the school system. After working with children and teens, Miquia decided to open her scope of practice and began serving the adult population who have behavioral and mental health issues in an in-patient crisis stabilization unit and in the state prison system. Over the years, she has worked with many patients in the areas of substance abuse, anxiety, trauma, anger management and depression. She uses a variety of therapeutic approaches such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), reality therapy, free association, solution-focused therapy and Gestalt therapy (also known as the empty chair technique). Miquia is a wife and mother of three kings. She is one who can relate to women’s experiences such as gender roles, postpartum depression, miscarriages, developmental goals and self-worth. Through her passion to personalize treatment, she seeks to inspire a new path through a changed mind in her patients.

FREE SUPPORT GROUPS

Discovery Mood & Anxiety provides free support groups for individuals, loved ones, and professionals. Find out more about how to join our free support groups.

Maitland Outpatient Mental Health Program

COVID-19 Update: Online telehealth is offered for intensive outpatient treatment as an option to patients living in California, Florida, Oregon and Texas.

In-person intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization is also offered at this location. Residential treatment continues to be offered at our residential facilities for individuals in need of a higher level of care. Learn about all that we are doing to protect the safety and wellbeing of our patients and staff.


Our day treatment program provides care for partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient levels of care. Treatment is customized and employs a variety of evidence-based modalities, including cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and more. Here, clients benefit from one-on-one therapeutic support as well as group sessions in a supportive environment of peers where they can safely practice new skills that are transferable to home.

Insurances we accept at this location include but are not limited to Anthem Blue Cross, Cigna, Beacon, Unicare, and Kaiser. Please remember that the insurances we accept change frequently. Our insurance team will verify your coverage. 

LEARN ABOUT OUR COVID CLEAN COMMITMENT

MEET THE TEAM

FREE SUPPORT GROUPS

Discovery Mood & Anxiety provides free support groups for individuals, loved ones, and professionals. Find out more about how to join our free support groups.

GET IN TOUCH / CALL 714.828.0808

Discovery Mood & Anxiety
151 Southhall Lane Suite 165
Maitland, FL 32751

PROGRAM FEATURES
Intensive Outpatient
Partial Hospitalization
All Genders
All Ages

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Preferred In-Network Provider for All Major Health Insurance

Preferred In-Network Provider for All Major Health Insurance

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