Counsel & Connect, Inc.
Noemi Marquez, LCSW

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Press Release

      MIAMI September 1, 2019 -- Counsel & Connect, Inc. has been selected for the

 2019 Miami Award in the Counselor category by the Miami Award Program.

Each year, the Miami Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Miami area a great place to live, work and play. Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2019 Miami Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Miami Award Program and data provided by third parties.

About Miami Award Program

      The Miami Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Miami area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.The Miami Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community's contributions to the U.S. economy.

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.

LGBQT+

*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.