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·         EMDR Certification, 2017

·         Continued education in Clinical Psychology, Capella University, 2016

·         Master of Science in Psychology, University of Phoenix, 2011

·         Bachelor of Science in Human Services and Management, University of Phoenix, 2009


Advanced Training


  • R-TEP/G-TEP Trauma 

  • DNMS Ego State Therapy Interventions

  • Integrating EMDR Therapy with Jungian Psychology: Enhancing Generalization to Accelerate EMDR Processing

  • EMDR Therapy & DBT for Trauma-focused Care: A Beautiful Fusion

  • DBT in Practice: Mastering the Essentials

  • EMDR Therapy Anxiety Disorder

  • Qualified Supervisor Training

  • Feeling-State Addiction Protocol

  • EMDR Therapy and Complex Trauma in Children

  • Tools to help you on a daily basis–a three-part training (Part I: Building a Treatment Alliance with “Difficult” Patients, Part II:          Treating the Client with Borderline Personality Disorder, Part III: Caring for the Child with ADHD)

  • Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Generalized Anxiety Disorder

  • Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Anger Control Problems

  • Attachment Disorders: Theoretical and Treatment Issues

  • Abuse

  • Claiming Children in Crisis

  • Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence

  • Developmental Stages: Infancy through Adolescence

  • Identifying and Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect

  • Sexual Abuse (Building Therapeutic Relationships, Florida Statutes Related to Child Sexual Abuse, Contact and Reunification, Addressing Sexual Health and Development, Culturally Sensitive Practice, Incorporating Families into Treatment, Implementing a Safety Planning Protocol Impact of Trauma on the Brain)

  • What is Human Trafficking/Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) and How Does it Relate to your Work

  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)


Special Projects


  • Give an Hour through CHAMPVA

  • Chairperson on the Tayna Brown Committee preventing suicide and depression, Suncoast Mental Health Center, 2014​


Relevant Career Path

  • Private Practice, Faith Gisondi, LLC, 2016-present, provides licensed mental health counseling services, assessments, consultations, and evaluations

  • Suncoast Mental Health Center, Inc., 2013-2016, counseled children, adolescents, adults, and families in multiple areas, trained and guided incoming therapists, conducted intakes and trained and guided incoming therapists

  • Sequel Care Youth Services, 2013-2014, Counseled children, adolescents, adults

  • Hibiscus Children’s Center, 2012-2014, Counseled children and families in multiple areas including, mental health issues, domestic violence, and sexual abuse

  • The Salvation Army, Compassion House Shelter, 2013-2014, Counseled residents in multiple areas including mental health issues, domestic violence, sexual abuse, and drug abuse.​​

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