Anne Wallace Posey to lead Tykes & Teens



Anne W. Posey, LMHC, NCC

The Board of Directors of Tykes & Teens, Inc. announces the appointment of Anne W. Posey, LMHC, NCC, as Chief Executive Officer of the organization, effective Nov. 7, 2022.

Posey comes to Tykes & Teens with 25 years of experience in behavioral health and healthcare systems leadership in agencies across Florida’s Treasure Coast. She most recently served as the Regional Administrator of Behavioral Health for Cleveland Clinic Florida and the Administrator of Neuroscience, Orthopedics, and Rheumatology for Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital in Vero Beach, Florida.

“Ms. Posey’s commitment to serving youth and families and ensuring access to appropriate evidence-based behavioral health services is consistent with the mission of Tykes.  Her record of community service and collaboration reflects the values of Tykes.  Her leadership achievements and energy are exactly what Tykes sought in its next CEO.” said Ken Kenworthy, President of the Board of Directors.

Ms. Posey holds a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Marshall University in Huntington, WV, and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Florida, as well as a Nationally Certified Counselor. She has extensive leadership experience in systems that serve, including behavioral health, child welfare, and juvenile justice.  Ms.  Posey enjoys serving her community and is on the board of several local nonprofits.

“I have collaborated with Tykes over many years and very much look forward to leading the organization at this time of increased mental health challenges for our children from infant through young adult.  Our communities, schools, and caregivers are stretching to expand access and meet the range of demands for mental health services today and I am eager to help Tykes more fully deliver on its vital mission,” said Posey.

 Tykes & Teens,  Inc. has been a leading mental health provider for children and adolescents with evidence-based programs and services for 26 years.  With a mission of prioritizing children’s mental health in our families, schools, and communities through a wide range of prevention, education, and treatment programs and services, Tykes provides affordable quality mental health services for children in Martin. St. Lucie, Okeechobee, and Indian River Counties, comprising Florida’s Treasure Coast.  Follow them on FacebookInstagram, and LinkedIn.


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