Casandra Merritt, is an Assistant Pastor at The City of Restoration and is Dean of Schools at Global Kingdom Training Institute. She is a Registered Mental Health Counselor specializing in individual, couples, children and family therapy specialty Early Childhood Education, and maintains a private practice in Brandon, Florida. With over eight years experience as a marriage and Family Christian Counselor, and as a graduate of Springfield College specializing in Mental Health Counseling, she is currently serving as private practitioner working under supervision with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are Life Coaching, Marriage, Family and Early Childhood.


In addition to being a prominent relationship counselor and therapist, Casandra Merritt has presented to general audiences speaking on the topics of Chidren, Marriage, Family and life challenges. Casandra is an interactive, solution-focused counselor and therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

Education: Springfield College, Tampa, Fl Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Service concentration in Early Childcare Education (Cum Laude) 2008, Springfield College, Tampa, Fl Masters of Science Degree in Mental Health Counselor (Honors) 2014