Counselors

Our team of counselors are clinically trained, professionally licensed and dedicated to helping you find the solutions to life’s problems that you are looking for and meet your counseling goals.

Lillianis J Cruz, LMHC

Founder, Hope Counseling of Central FL LLC “I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida and obtained my Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Palm Beach Atlantic University.  I am also an EMDR trained Clinician who is equipped to assist you with dealing with trauma, abuse and any other disturbances that… Continue reading Lillianis J Cruz, LMHC

Carmen Tapia, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor Carmen is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida and obtained her Master’s Degree in Counseling from Nova South Eastern University. Carmen is equipped to assist you deal with anxiety, depression, abuse and any other disturbances that may affect your functioning. Her experience ranges from working with adolescents,… Continue reading Carmen Tapia, LMHC

Vanessa Montero, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor “I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida and a Doctoral candidate at Waynesburg University. I obtained my master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Palm Beach Atlantic University in 2016. I have experience working with teens, adults, and couples in the fields of private practice, addiction… Continue reading Vanessa Montero, LMHC

Valerie Taylor, MS

Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern “I am a Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern in the state of Florida. I obtained my Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Palm Beach Atlantic University.  My experience ranges from working with children, adolescents, adults, facilitating group therapy, individual therapy and family therapy. I have worked in community mental… Continue reading Valerie Taylor, MS