Meet Our Team!

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Thomas D. Brown, M.Div.,LMHC, LMFT, NCC

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Thomas D. Brown M.Div., LMHC, LMFT, NCC, is an established psychotherapist in the Tampa Bay community with over 35 years of service and experience.  Tom has managed and supervised other non-profit organizations that provide counseling, teaching, educational seminars, support groups, intake assessments and community services. He holds a Masters in Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary along with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University.  He is licensed as a Marriage and Family therapist, Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor and is a ordained minister. He is a qualified supervisor for Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counselor. Tom is certified as a Victim Services Practitioner Designation from the Office of the Attorney General. He brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and foresight for the LIFE Center of the Suncoast, Inc. Tom is bringing his expertise to assist and provide service to all that come through the LIFE Center.

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Sheryle R. Baker, M.A., LMHC

SR. THERAPIST

Sheryle R. Baker, M.A., LMHC, worked as the Executive Director of The LIFE Center for the past 32 years as a bereavement psychotherapist, consultant and clinical supervisor of mental health graduate students and interns from U.S.F., Nova and Argosy Universities.  Sheryle trained with international Death and Dying author and psychiatrist, Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross.  Sheryle is  certified in EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocess therapy), an evidenced based therapy that helps reduce post-traumatic stress reactions and intrusive images.  She is also trained in A.R.T. (Accelerated Resolution Therapy), a brief-oriented trauma therapy which Sheryle utilizes with Military veterans who suffer from PTSD. She has presented hundreds of local and national lectures and workshops on Healing through Grief and  Traumatic Loss, Psychological First Aid and Art & Imagery in Death & Dying Counseling with Children. Sheryle is certified by the Red Cross Mental Health Disaster Team as a trauma consultant and therapist.  She has completed numerous training in Critical Incident Stress Management and is a Victim Services Practitioner through the Office of the Attorney General and the VOCA program (Victim of Crime Act) State of Florida.  Sheryle has provided trauma incident consultations to businesses and corporations throughout Tampa Bay for the past 15 years. Her honors include:  Executive Director of the Year Finalist through ESCOT;  Victims Services Award from The Office of Justice Department, Washington, D.C. Sheryle was recently honored in April 2014 with the Medical Hero Award in Mental Health sponsored by the Temple Terrace Chamber of Commerce.  In 2013, Sheryle received the Purple Heart Award from the Florida Network for Victim/Witness Services (FNYWS) for her work with victims of crime.

Dr. Alexandra Galletti, PhD, LMFT

 PhD in Psychology/ Board Certified Clinical Sexologist/ Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

  • Dr. Galletti has been practicing for a little less than 10 years.
  • TLC since 2019 as VOCA Contractual Spanish Speaking Therapist

For Spanish speaking counseling for victims of crime, please call Dr. Galletti directly at:  (813) 444-8111.

Psicoterapeuta,Sexóloga Clínica y Matrimonio licenciado y terapeuta familiar

  • El Dr. Galletti ha estado practicando por un poco menos de 10 años.
  • Ella ha estado en TLC desde 2019 como nuestra terapeuta de habla hispana por contrato de VOCA.

Para obtener asesoramiento en español para las víctimas de delitos, llame al Dr. Galletti directamente al:  (813) 444-8111.   

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Brittany Hundley, M.A.

Community Outreach Director

Administrative Assistant

Volunteer Therapist

Facilitator of the Sexual Assault/Abuse Survivor Group

Facilitator of the Kids' Grief Group


  • Master's in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling from the University of South Florida
  • Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern
  • Certified Victim Services Practitioner  Designation with the State of Florida
  • Certified Florida Crisis Response Team Member
  • TLC since 2017 as an Administrative Assistant
  • TLC since 2019 as Community Outreach Director


Brittany has over 20 years' worth of experience doing marketing and fundraising for herself and for other non-profits, 15 years working in the corporate world, education in mental health, and a steadfast dedication to serving others. She has  a specific interest in trauma work and has made it a major point of independent study.

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