Title: Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services Professional, Therapist
Company: Navarre Counseling Center
Location: Navarre, Florida, United States
Lynda Bolt-Rollins, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services Professional and Therapist at Navarre Counseling Center, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Health Care Professionals for dedication, achievements, and leadership in addiction treatment and mental health services.
Ms. Bolt-Rollins prepared for her career at the University of Maryland, earning a Bachelor of Science in management studies, and continued her academic pursuits at Troy State University, where she earned a Master of Science in counseling and human development. She holds multiple professional certifications in the state of Florida, including being a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, a Certified Addiction Professional and a Certified Addiction Specialist. Ms. Bolt-Rollins has also been certified in professional counseling and cognitive-behavioral therapy, and in 2000, she became a Board Certified Interventionalist. She feels that God put her into her field—prior to her current career, she had spent 22 years in retail. While in Naples, Italy, the United States Navy Medical Center needed a therapist for the rehabilitation department, which prompted her to apply and subsequently get the job. After earning the position, she began pursuing her education, and through her experience, she has built her career as a respected and experienced mental health professional.
In 1987, Ms. Bolt-Rollins started in her position as a social services assistant for the United States Navy in Naples, Italy. In 1988, she became the facilitator of the Navy Alcohol and Drug Safety Action Program, and in 1989, she took her newfound knowledge and experience to Twelve Oaks in Navarre, Florida. She served as an addiction counselor until 1992, when she became an inpatient manager, and in 1994, she rose to the rank of program director. Since 1993, she has leveraged her board certification as a facilitator at the Intervention Project for Nurses. From 1995 to 1997, Ms. Bolt-Rollins worked as an outpatient program director at APOGEE, and in 1997, she began her long career in private practice as a therapist in the Destin Counseling Center. From 1999 to 2003, she acted as the director of Lifestyle Solutions and Counseling Center, and from 2000 to 2002, she lent her skills to the Northwest Florida Council of Alcohol and Drug Dependencies. Ms. Bolt-Rollins continued her work as a therapist at Elen P. Gajo & Associates from 2004 until 2013, when she began working in her own private practice in Mary Esther, Florida, which she continues to this day. In addition, Ms. Bolt-Rollins has served as a therapist at the Navarre Counseling Center since 2012. She maintains affiliations with numerous professional organizations, including being a fellow of the American Psychotherapy Association, and in 2008, she was named an Outstanding Mental Health Professional.
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