Welcome to Dr. Saks' Office

Clinical Staff



Dr. Saks received undergraduate and medical degrees from Brown University. She completed an internship in medicine at Montefore Hospital in New York and did residency training in obstetrics/gynecology and then psychiatry at Yale University. She was subsequently a clinical instructor at Yale in both departments. She also completed a sex therapy fellowship at Yale sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health. Dr. Saks is now a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of South Florida in Tampa. She is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, a Founding Fellow of the American Board of Sexology, and Past President of the Society for Sex Therapy and Research. She was the Commencement Speaker and Grand Marshall for the 30th anniversary of Brown University Medical School in May, 2005.  She was also among those chosen by her peers as "Best Doctors of Tampa Bay 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010." She is a nation speaker and has authored many articles and most recently the Chapter on Psychopharmacology in Treatmenting Sexual Desire Disorders, Leiblum (ed.), Guilford Press, 2010.



Cindy received her Masters of Science in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing from Pace University in New York, and her undergraduate degree from Western Connecticut State University. She is certified in two specialties: Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and as a Clinical Specialist in Child/Adolescent Psychology/Mental Health.

Cindy has practiced as a psychiatric nurse practitioner for 10 years in Hillsborough and Polk counties. She maintains courtesy privileges with the University of South Florida College of Nursing. She is active in the American Nurse's Credentialing Center and has presented a significant number of educational offerings to both public and professional groups. She has authored a number of publications including contributing to nursing textbooks.



Jacqueline Warner Garman, LCSW

Jacqueline Warner Garman is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Jacqueline graduated from the University of South Florida with both her graduate and undergraduate degrees in Social Work. Jacqueline has worked with individuals thru the lifespan. In her practice, she utilizes a client-centered and strengths-based therapeutic approach. Jacqueline draws from CBT, solution-focused therapy and family systems therapy while working with the client to achieve their goals. Jacqueline has extensive experience in grief and loss that began in her early work as an adoption social worker and later as a clinician in a bereavement setting with children and their families. She is also knowledgable in working with individuals and couples who have experienced perinatal loss.

In addition to grief and loss, Jacqueline has experience in the following areas: mood disorders, end-of-life, relationship, parenting, adoption, infertility, and work/life balance issues.



Carol Parker, LMHC

Carol Parker is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in practice in Tampa since 1985.  She has worked in many areas of psychotherapy with individuals, families and couples.  She specializes in trauma-related disorders which include Childhood Trauma, Posttraumatic Stress, as well as Depression and Anxiety.  She is a native Floridian and enjoys time with her family and grandchildren.

Anne Thal, LCSW, DCSW retired from clinical practice on March 31, 2013. If you were her patient, her records remain in this office.