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About Winning at Home Tampa Bay

Our Team tampabay logo 300x81Winning at Home Tampa Bay is a premier wellness center located in the heart of Pinellas County that offers hope and help to individuals and families. Our goal is to encourage people of all ages and stages of family development to lead Christ-centered homes. We seek to accomplish that through offering individual, marriage and family counseling and coaching.

Our custom-designed workshops can provide training along with the practical tools necessary to build strong and healthy relationships at home or in the workplace. We offer professional speakers who communicate truth and wisdom to a variety of audiences at churches, corporations and other large group gatherings. At Winning at Home Tampa Bay, we want to help you live with the understanding that in balancing home life, winning isn’t everything; it’s the only thing!

Phil Lewis, Director/Coach

Tampa Bay Family Counseling Phil LewisPhil Lewis is the director of the Winning At Home Tampa Bay office. His skills and passion are a perfect fit with the mission of Winning At Home to encourage people at all ages and stages of family development to lead Christ-centered homes. Phil brings decades of experience as a pastor, and he is also a certified coach, trainer and speaker with the John Maxwell Team. His passion has been, and continues to be, providing resources and tools for men and women; moms and dads; husbands and wives; and singles and seniors to enable them to build the life of their dreams and win at home.

Phil uses his wealth of knowledge obtained by working with thousands of clients dealing with innumerable issues to equip and empower people to leverage their strengths and successfully deal with their weaknesses in order to experience the life they want. As an engaging and thoughtful speaker, Phil draws his audience in by sharing real-life stories as well as effective and proven processes that listeners can implement in their own life.

Phil has also acquired experience the old-fashioned way through his own family life as a husband to his wife Mindy, father to his married daughters Noelle and Bethany and grandfather to precious Eliza and Malakai.

Carita R. Shawchuck, Ph.D.

Our Team Headshot 150x150Dr. Shawchuck is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who is a relatively new transplant to the beautiful state of Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, she spent most of her life in the upper mid-west and northern plains, practicing in Fargo, ND, for 23 years prior to making the life decision to move south to be closer to family.

Dr. Shawchuck works with children, adolescents, adults, and families. She received her undergraduate degree from Boise State University, her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Minnesota State University, Mankato, and her Doctoral Degree from West Virginia University. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings including hospitals, outpatient medical clinics, health systems and private practice.

Dr. Shawchuck has extensive experience working with children and adolescents with medical, emotional, and behavioral problems. She enjoys working with children and adolescents coping with problems with anxiety, depression, grief and loss, parental separation and divorce, ADHD, stress, and parents struggling with early childhood parenting problems.

Dr. Shawchuck also enjoys working with adults struggling with anxiety, excessive worry, panic, PTSD, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, depression, grief and loss, adjust to marital separation and divorce, and coping with stress.

Linda Font, Grief Coach

Our Team IMG 0223 150x150Linda Font serves the Winning at Home Tampa Bay office as a Grief Coach. She has been led to this calling by her strong faith and her love for people who are struggling with grief. Linda brings together her experience in working with families in grief with the knowledge and learning she has gained from her studies at Eckerd College.

Linda draws on her experience, training, and empathetic heart to guide her clients through the difficult times of grief so that they may make the adjustments needed to live productive lives, while still honoring the memories of their loved ones. Linda has a heart for those who are experiencing grief. Her love and concern for people comes naturally to her.

She graduated with High Honors, with a B.A. in Human Development from Eckerd College. Prior to Eckerd College she worked for Northside Baptist Church from 1999-2007 where she found her heart in her position as the Logistic and Funeral Coordinator.

She married her husband David in 1988. David and Linda have lived in St. Petersburg for the last thirty five years and they have one son.

Lynette Arthurton, MA, LMHC

Our Team Lynda 150x150Lynette is available to provide quality counseling services to individuals, couples and/or families. She specializes in: Anxiety, Panic Attacks, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and Depression. During her own seasons of struggles she was fortunate to have someone guide her through those tough times until the light shone through. This personal experience motivated her to help others find their sunshine despite challenging circumstances.