Meet Orlando’s Best Team of Counselors & Therapists!

We are a full service counseling center with Orlando counselors & therapists who are passionate in treating a variety of life’s challenges. We provide a wide range of services to individuals, children, adolescents, couples and families. You will receive expert care by the team of counselors and coaches who specialize in the work that they do. Our therapists are compassionate, relational and dedicated in providing effective therapeutic techniques in the Central Florida areas including Orlando, Winter Park, Maitland, Longwood, and Lake Mary.

Our Orlando counselors  & therapists are involved and dedicated to the community by focusing on the needs of others and making a difference by positively affecting those families and individuals who are served. We are also active in the community by regularly contributing to the local news and radio outlets including FOX 35 Orlando, Central Florida News 13, WESH 2 News and National syndicated talk shows to name a few. We also offer workshops and complimentary seminars to the Central Florida community including a monthly 8 Hour Anger Management Workshop

Janie Lacy (Co-Founder)
Janie Lacy (Co-Founder)Licensed Mental Health
Counselor
Janie’s mission is to use her talents and abilities to help people of all ages, stages, backgrounds, and economic levels achieve their maximum potential through fully developing their minds and their talents. Janie’s belief in a relational approach is implemented through her therapeutic treatments addressing the physical, mental, social/emotional, and spiritual aspects of the individual. See Janie’s full bio.

Scott Thigpen
Scott ThigpenLicensed Mental Health
Counselor
Scott has worked with troubled youth to overcome challenges of drugs, cutting, depression, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and behavioral challenges at home and at school. He provides counseling and support to men who are facing obstacles brought upon by addictions such as pornography and sex addiction, anger management, and substance abuse. See Scott’s full bio.

Michael Martinez
Michael MartinezRegistered Mental Health
Counselor Intern
Michael has experience working with substance abuse issues, adolescents, Veterans, the elderly, and college students in individual and group settings. Michael’s goal is to assist clients in reaching their full potential by helping them explore within themselves to find their strengths. He pays special attention to building a therapeutic relationship in order to create a safe place for change and growth. Michael provides counseling services to people of many different backgrounds but specializes in helping first-time parents transition. See Michael’s full bio.

DeAnn MacCloskey
DeAnn MacCloskeyLicensed Mental Health
Counselor
DeAnn specializes in addressing the therapeutic wellness needs of adolescents who struggle with self-harm, eating disorders, and social anxiety. Being a High School teacher for three years gave DeAnn insight into the struggles and difficulties that teens face on a daily basis. She walks alongside of her clients to help them heal and grow as an individual. See DeAnn’s full bio.

Lauren Tolley
Lauren TolleyLicensed Mental Health
Counselor
Lauren’s mission is to help individuals, couples, and children become the most genuine, happy, and fulfilled versions of themselves.  She also specializes in counseling children experiencing loss, divorce, blending of families, and low self-esteem. As a step mom and wife, Lauren finds that from her own experiences she has grown to understand the challenges associated with changing families and wants to assist other families, couples, and children. See Lauren’s full bio.

Colleen Andre
Colleen AndreLicensed Mental Health Counselor
Having been to counseling herself and familiar with the place of vulnerability, Colleen values the importance of a comfortable and non-judgmental atmosphere. At the heart of her work, she seeks to create a safe environment in which clients can feel at ease while working through life’s difficulties. Her specialty is working with women and adolescents struggling with anger management, trauma, and substance abuse problems. She also enjoys assisting those facing multicultural or racial issues. She is dedicated to equipping clients with practical skills to better manage and reduce symptoms such as anger outbursts, anxiety, or restlessness. Ultimately, her goal is to help clients uncover the source of their distress so that they can begin to heal. See Colleen’s full bio.

Cherlette McCullough
Cherlette McCulloughRegistered Marriage and Family Therapist Intern
Cherlette combines person-centered, cognitive-behavioral, Solution-Focus, brief therapy along with other theoretical models as needed. Cherlette is a realistic and compassionate person who believes that counseling should be tailored to the needs of the client. She specializes in relationship issues, pre-marital counseling, blended families and pre and post Bariatric surgery therapy. See Cherlette’s full bio.

Jessica Candelaria Lipsey
Jessica Candelaria LipseyRegistered Clinical Social Worker Intern
Jessica’s strives to help empower people to make decisions that bring them a sense of joy and accomplishment in life.  As a person in long-term recovery, she is passionate about helping people who are struggling with alcohol and other drug problems.  One of her specialties is working with people who have been through addiction and trauma or abuse.  She uses special techniques and evidence-based practices to reduce symptoms that exacerbate addiction and prevent relapse.  Jessica provides substance abuse evaluations and psychosocial assessments for various attorneys, psychiatrists, physicians, and probation officers. Additionally, she specializes in the treatment of post-partum depression and anxiety disorders.  As a mother herself, Jessica has the ability to truly empathize with parents and give unconditional support through life transitions. See Jessica’s full bio.