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Free Mental Health and Medical Services

The Today Show documents first pro bono/private PTSD mental health network in US. Click here to Watch the episode.

All sponsors on the our Mental Health Network have agreed to treat our troops on a highest priority, pro bono basis. Appointments will not be changed or cancelled under any circumstances.

Notice to Operation Open Arms Participants

  • Do not cancel or change an appointment for any reason.
  • Arrive a minimum of 15 minutes prior to your appointment.
  • These benefits will be immediately terminated for participants who do not meet the above requirements.


David Lawrence Center & Foundation
Contact: David Schimmel, CEO or Linda Rieland, Director of Access and Urgent Care Services

The David Lawrence Center in Naples, Florida is a not-for-profit community mental health and substance abuse treatment facility serving Southwest Florida. David Lawrence Center is proud to join Operation Open Arms in its efforts to help ensure that soldiers with PTSD can get immediate, easy and confidential access to mental health care. The Center is committed to helping our troops and wants to do our part to make sure that the mental health needs of our veterans are met. In support of Operation Open Arms, we are honored to provide any active duty troop who feels they need help with our urgent or emergent mental heath care services free of charge.


Carole DiSalvo  
Carole DiSalvo, MSW, LCSW

Psychotherapist practicing in Estero and volunteers her professional services.


Francis R. Valenti
Francis R. Valenti EdD CAP(MA) Licensed Psychologist #6198(FL)
Licensed Mental Health Counselor MH #5846
Office Number – 239-283-7825
2499 Greendale Place
Cape Coral Florida 33991

Thanks for asking me to be part of this wonderful organization. I am available Monday through Friday and Sat. mornings if need be. I can usually see someone within the same day they call.


Kathy Tripp       
Kathy Tripp, MSW, LCSM
239.440.6746  or

Currently completing her Masters in Mental Health Counseling and coupling it with a PhD in Human Services.


Jackie Wiley, RN, LMT.  
Jackie Wiley
(239) 994-0313

I would be honored to contribute a free one hour massage to soldiers. It’s the least I can do. The mother of a soldier. I am Registered Nurse of 40 years who is now a massage therapist for the past 7 years.


Mickey Lewin, LCSW     
Saint James City, Fl 33956
Office phone: 239-238-7900
Cell: 239-560-9902

Mickey Lewin is a a certified EMDR Therapist with 15 years experience at Level II and treated returning Viet Nam veterans. She is offering services to Operation Open Arms.


Lee Tapager, D.O.M. A.P.
Director of Oriental Medicine
Lee Tapager, D.O.M. A.P.
4120 Pine Island Road, Suite C Matlacha, Fl 33993
Schedule Appt call 239-283-7678
Fax 239-283-7678

Acupuncture is now recognized as a treatment option for PTSD and other stress related conditions. Lee Tapager is proud to offer her services to those US Servicemen and Servicewomen returning from combat or foreign duty station.

Twin Dreams      Margery Runyan, LCSW, ACSW

Marjory Runyan is an expert in traumatic stress. She is happy to help. She can see family groups also and treat the families in their own homes.


Dorothy Rodwell, LMFT  Dorothy Rodwell, LMFT
Licensed Psychotherapist and Clinical Hypnotherapist
Certified in Rapid Resolution Therapy
Tel: 239-851-7166

Offices in Fort Myers and Fort Myers Beach, FloridaHelping you liberate your mind and go where you are joyful! Dorothy is available to clear trauma and anxiety. Individuals and couples welcome.

Dale Suslick; Getting Results Coaching
Contact: Dale Suslick

You likely have come here because you were referred by Operations Open Arms, one of our satisfied clients or because you are seeking more information on how personalized coaching can help you Get Results in your personal and professional life.

Marker Chiropractic Associates
2212 Cleveland Avenue Fort Myers FL 33901

My office and staff would like to provide one complimentary office visit including therapy and adjustment to troops returning home or on leave.


Susan N. Park, DMD      
1661 Estero Blvd., STE 129Ft. Myers Beach, FL 33931
239) 463-5433
Web site:

Dr. Park will see any active duty service man or woman returning or on leave from the Iraq/Afghanistan theaters who are in need of an emergency dental visit. Dr. Park will provide this emergency visit at no cost. Dr. Park served as an officer in the United States Air Force Dental Corps.


Julia H Tabor, LPC
2207 Delaney Dr Ste 107
Burlington, NC 27215
(336) 684-9951

Free Mental Health Counseling