Counsel & Connect, Inc.
Noemi Marquez, LCSW

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Welcome to your Safe Space away from Home

Individual Psychotherapy

Elderly, Adults, Adolescents, Children, Infants/Toddlers 

Improve behavior, attention/concentration, relationships, social skills, work, school, gender/ orientation, and survivors of domestic violence.


*Extensive clinical experience and training in working with individuals and families of all ages regarding LGB and Transgender issues. 

* and letters for transgender medical issues are available.

LGBTQ+ Adults, Couples, & Parents

Feel at home talking with someone that understands and affirms your life. 

Different Drummer Family Group

*A group for families with transgender and gender diverse young children. teens and young adults.

*Kids and Your: Have your parents come to get the support and education they need to be in this life journey together.

Child-Parent Psychotherapy

An Evidence- Based Therapy for young children from birth through age 5 and their parents/caregivers.

* Supports family strengths and relationships

* Helps families heal and grow after stressful experiences

* Respects family and cultural values

Approved by Dependency Court. Supervision Available for new providers.

Multisystemic Trauma Therapy- Dependency Court

Integration of 3 Evidenced Based Treatments: Trauma Focused- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Child-Parent Psychotherapy (Dyadic) and Behavior Therapy.   Includes a multi-systemic wrap-around approach to assessment and psychoeducation (regarding behavior interventions and trauma) to the caregivers, in the school, as well as any other providers (including siblings, biological parents, pre-adoptive parents, CM’s, GAL’s, behavior therapists, occupational therapists, etc). Transitioning (between placements, TPR, adoption), case consultation/staffing, and court testimony is also included. Ages 5+.

Cooperative Parenting Sessions 

Separated or Divorced Parents that want to have a working relationship to give their child a positive parenting experience between two households. Average of 10 sessions.  Evidenced Based Cooperative Parenting Curriculum.  Specializing in Trauma, Domestic Violence, and LGBTQ+ Parenting.

Also known as "Co-Parenting".

Nurturing Parenting

Nurturing Parenting sessions is an Evidenced Based Curriculum on over 30 years of research proven to improve parenting, child outcomes, and reduce risk of abuse. Also Specializing in LGBTQ+ Parenting.

Curriculum tailored for parents with low literacy, with infants & young children, or teenagers.

Also available individually, in family groups, or small groups. Available in English and Spanish. Interpreters welcome.

Agency Consultation & Talent Development

Educational, Mental Health, Medical and Legal Services Providers.

Tailored and developed to needs of participants!

Topics include: Lifespan Development, Promoting Social Emotional Development, Promoting Parent Involvement, Child Abuse and Neglect, The Foster Care System, Medical Issues in the Foster Care, Working with Survivors of Sexual Violence, Transitions in Foster Care (Reunifications and TPR), Promoting Co-Parenting, Connections between Mental Health and Medical Heath, Positive Parenting, Positive Communication, Gender and Orientation Issues, and more upon request.