The FRC Board of Directors is comprised of professionals from a variety of fields, including, but not limited to, family law and mental health. Board members may be involved in active court cases that are also served by the FRC. The FRC and its Board of Directors are held to high standards of practice and professional ethics in order to avoid any conflict of interest. In the event the Board of Directors must vote on a matter involving a family with the FRC, any Board Member who may be representing or working with one of the parties shall not participate in any discussion or vote regarding that family.
Danielle Levy Seitz, Esq.
Danielle Levy Seitz, Esq. was born and raised in Fort Myers, Florida, and she is a partner at the firm of Aloia, Roland, Lubell & Morgan PLLC. She has dedicated her legal career to family law matters. It is the personal connections and impact that she makes on the lives of her clients and their families that she cherishes most about practicing family law.
Danielle is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago School of Law (2010), where she earned her juris doctor degree and a Certificate in Child and Family Law. She served as a senior editor and contributing writer of the Children’s Legal Rights Journal. Danielle earned dual undergraduate degrees in Journalism and Political Science from the University of Florida (cum laude, 2006).
Danielle enjoys giving back to our local community and is an active member of the Family Resource Center of Southwest Florida, Association of Family Law Professionals, Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce (founding member of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Leadership NEXT Committee), Lee County Bar Association, and Lee County Association of Women Lawyers. Danielle was honored to receive the Pro Bono Initiative – Young Lawyers Division Pro Bono Award of Excellence 2014 – 2015.
Joseph Prather M.S., LMHC, CCMHC
Joseph Prather M.S., LMHC, CCMHC is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida, and Board Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), who is currently working in private practice at Prather Behavioral Health and Counseling LLC in Cape Coral, Florida. Joseph specializes in working with older children, adolescents, young adults, and their families who are struggling with behavioral issues, emotional regulation, physical and verbal aggression, problematic sexualized behavior, as well as general mental and behavioral health issues.
Joseph is passionate about helping young people and their families make changes in their lives before ending up involved in, or returning to, the justice system. He recently moved from the state of Vermont, where he worked in a community mental health setting and helped those with similar mental and behavioral health needs, as well as a heavy focus on assessing risk of harm to self or others. Joseph graduated from North Fort Myers High School (2006) and lived in Lee County, Florida from 2000-2006. Joseph then served in the United States Army as a Military Police Officer (2007-2011), after which he attended the University of Vermont earning a B.S. in Elementary Education (2014) and an M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (2017).
In addition to being on the Board for the Family Resource Center (FRC), Joseph is a member of the Association of Family Law Professionals (AFLP) and hopes to continue bringing positive change to the children and families of the Lee County, Florida community.
Carmen M. Rodriguez, LMHC
Carmen M. Rodriguez, LMHC received a B.S. Degree in Psychology from Kaplan University and her M.S. Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Hodges University. She previously worked as a Rural Domestic Violence Outreach Supervisor and Residential Counselor with Abuse Counseling & Treatment, Inc. (ACT), where she provided case management and counseling for residents of the shelters of Hendry and Glades counties. She has been able to provide counseling for many domestic violence survivors and volunteers as a Victim Advocate at Rape Crisis Center. Carmen has completed the Supervised Visitation Network (SVN) 24 Hour certificate training course.
Carmen continues to focus her career on helping children and families. She is able to provide so many families with a safe and monitored environment to have quality time with their children at the Family Resource Center.
Patrick W. Rollmann E.A.
Patrick W. Rollmann, E.A. Patrick is a Florida native. Now living on Sanibel Island, he enjoys what the island has to offer along with time spent with family.
With over 19 years of experience, he provides a variety of tax services to corporations, trusts, partnerships and high net worth individuals including income tax planning, tax return preparation, review assistance with foreign tax issues and IRS correspondence and representation.
Prior to opening his firm, Patrick served as financial accountant to a major retirement planning firm out of Fort Myers, Florida, where he maintained the company’s general ledger, prepared quarterly consolidated statements, prepared related party partnership and joint venture tax returns. In addition, he was responsible for supervising payroll, accounts receivable and accounts payable, and maintained vendor relations.
Patrick obtained his Bachelors of Accounting from Hodges University, where he graduated with high honors. He was a member of the business club, the accounting club, and volunteered in his community. Currently he is a member of the AICPA and the NAEA, and holds the Enrolled Agent designation.
Bethaney Hoffacker, LMHC-QS
Bethaney Hoffacker, LMHC-QS founded SWFL Counseling, LLC in Fort Myers, Florida in 2015. There, she leads a team of 10 licensed mental health counselors and registered interns as they treat individuals and families across Lee County.
Bethaney personally specializes in working with adults and couples, with a focus on clinical supervision. Her team covers a wide range of specialties, including trauma, grief, marriage, and family issues, while also partnering with other practitioners to serve children and families in a greater capacity.
Bethaney earned her B.A. in Sociology from Illinois State University in 2005 and her M.A. in Mental Health Counseling from Argosy University in 2010. She began her mental health career serving both Lee and Charlotte counties for over 6 years in the community mental health sector before moving into private practice. She has begun to dive deeper into Family Law by serving on the Family Resource Center board, and she is a member of the Association for Family Law Professionals. She looks forward to continuing to serve this community in her new roles.
Sheldon (Shelly) Finman, Esq.
Sheldon (Shelly) Finman, Esq. was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1971. Education: University of Florida (B.A., 1965; J.D., 1971). Florida Blue Key: Omicron Delta Kappa: Who’s Who Among Students in Colleges and Universities. Florida Supreme Court-Certified Family Law Mediator. Florida Supreme Court Certified Arbitrator. Master of the Bench, Calusa Inn of Court.
Member: Lee County Bar Association; Florida Bar. Member: Florida Supreme Court Family Court Steering Committee, 2000-2002. Member, Co-Founder, Charter President: Association of Family Law Professionals (AFLP); Chair, Quality and Best Practices Committee, 2000-2002. Member, Board of Directors, 2000-2003, President: Florida Chapter of AFCC, 2003. President, Board of Directors: The Family Resource Center, Inc. (2011 to present).
Shelly is a Florida Bar Board Certified Marital and Family Attorney (1985 Charter Class). Shelly’s professional practice is limited to dissolution of marriage, both as attorney and mediator, having commenced mediation practice in Southwest Florida in 1983. Shelly has also been instrumental in creating and promoting a form of non-adversarial, interdisciplinary professional matrimonial practice model called the Cooperation Model and has lectured frequently on matrimonial law and mediation topics, including the Cooperation Model and non-adversarial practice. In the recent past, Shelly and an eminent group of mental health professionals have helped create a series of protocols as alternatives to the formal custody evaluation and have been presenting educational seminars on this activity and its continued evolution and refinement. Shelly is AV rated as listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Registry, including listing in the Pre-Eminent Lawyers Register and is listed in Florida Super Lawyers.
Eileen McIltrot, MSW, LCSW
Board Member, Operations Manager
Eileen McIltrot, MSW, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist currently in private practice. Prior to moving to private practice, she was the founder and director of numerous Catholic Charities’ Programs in Lee County during her 22 years with the organization. Her private practice work includes individual, couples’ and family therapy, parenting coordination services, reunification therapy and parenting education. She has a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work with an area of concentration in children and families from Barry University. She is a member of the National Association Social Workers and the Association of Family Law Professionals.
Kristianna Soto, Esq.
Kristianna Soto, Esq. was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2009. Education: University of Florida Juris Doctor. 2009, The Florida State University 2005 with majors in International Affairs, Spanish, and a minor in Criminology.
Kristianna’s most recent legal profession was as a supervising attorney and legal training attorney for the Office of the Public Defender. She has practiced criminal law for well over a decade, with experience in family and juvenile law as well. In addition to being an attorney, Kristianna is a professional mother, wife, photographer, and executive administrative assistant with Better Together, a non-profit aimed at ending the foster care crisis by strengthening the family.
Highly active in her community since a young child, recent community involvement has been with the Junior League of Fort Myers holding various positions, member of the Lee County Bar Association, volunteer with the non-profit Better Together, and more. Kristianna is a past Rotarian Scholar, she speaks Spanish, and she is a professional photographer with J&K Soto Photography.
Deborah Coe Silver, Psy.D., ABPP, NCSP
Dr. Deborah Coe Silver, Psy.D., ABPP, NCSP served as the Co-Director of the Silver Psychology Center from 1984 until 2015. She is a Licensed Psychologist and School Psychologist, as well as Board Certified in Clinical Psychology and a Nationally Certified School Psychologist. Before becoming a clinical psychologist, Dr. Silver was a teacher, rehabilitation counselor, then a guidance counselor and school psychologist. Dr. Silver has served as Vice President of the Association of Family Law Professionals and President of the Florida Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. She is a founding board member and Secretary of the school board of De LaSalle Academy and a founding member of the professional advisory board of the Lee County Chapter of Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder.
Dr. Silver currently is focusing her efforts exclusively on collaborative and cooperative law endeavors, as mental health coach and facilitator, while previously her focus was assessment and treatment of children’s learning and behavior problems, family therapy, and marital and couples counseling. Dr. Silver is the recipient of various awards including the Hugh E. Starnes Second Annual Thinking Outside the Box Award, the Volunteer Award from the Florida Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, the First Annual Dr. Deborah Coe Silver Pinnacle Award on behalf of the Family Resource Center of Southwest Florida, Inc., the President’s Award from the Florida Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and the Ambassador’s Medal by the Board of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.
Dr. Silver has co-authored various documents with members of the Parenting Plan Taskforce of the Florida Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Bench Bar Supplement 2014-Empirically Based Parenting Plans: What Professionals Need to Know, Florida’s Shared Parenting Statute, with Dr. Robert B. Silver several journal articles including contributing to the Journal of Forensic Psychology Conflict Resolution Quarterly Colorado Psychologist Family Mediation Quarterly.