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.

Multisystemic Trauma Therapy- Dependency Court

Integration of 3 Evidenced Based Treatments:  Pre-school Trauma 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 CM’s, GAL’s, behavior therapists, occupational therapists etc). Transitioning, case consultation/staffing, and court testimony is also included. 


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

Assessments and letters for transgender medical issues are available.

Different Drummer Family Group

*A group for families with transgender, gender variant, and gender non-conforming young children. teens and young adults.

*As if marching to the beat of a different drummer, gender non-conforming children are just trying to be true to themselves, often at the expense of ridicule and disapproval.

*This unique group gives you the opportunity to connect with other families like yours and it is a place for your child to meet kids, teens and young adults whose experiences mirror their own.

Nurturing Parenting

Nurturing Parenting sessions is an evidenced based model on over 30 years of research proven to improve parenting, child outcomes, and reduce risk of abuse.

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. Creole coming soon.

"My Child and Me" Bonding Sessions

Feeling disconnected? Or not sure if your doing your best as a parent? It this your first child and need extra support? Let us help you connect with your child.

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. 

Also known as "Co-Parenting".

Staff Education Workshops

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.