The LIFE Center of the Suncoast, Inc. is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization.
1981Marty Cohen, Ph.D., Founder Marty has helped people transform their perceptions and feelings into new forms of understanding and growth.He has also directed award-winning mental health programs and provided extensive training to thousands of health and mental health professionals
1981Marilyn Gatlin, Co-Founder Marilyn was inspired to start The Life Center through her spiritual work with Dr. Jerry Jampolsky, originator of the Centers for Attitudinal Healing in California. Though Marilyn went on to found The Pilgrimage, and train hundreds of healing touch practitioner in St. Petersburg, her first love remains as spiritual mother of The Life Center.
1983 - 2016Sheryle Baker, LMHC Sheryle served as the Executive Director for 33 years! Through her own grief and trauma experience, she has supported individuals through theirs. She is currently a Senior Therapist at The Life Center.
2016 - 2022Thomas D. Brown M.Div., LMHC, LMFT, NCC For 7 years, Tom served as the Executive Director and Therapist at The Life Center.
2022 - CurrentDeborah Brooks, LMHC, CT-R Visit "Our Staff" for more information.