We are a full-service counseling center with Orlando counselors who are passionate about creating a variety of life’s challenges. Although, We provide a wide range of services to individuals, children, adolescents, couples, and families. However, Our therapists are compassionate, relational, and dedicated to providing effective therapeutic techniques in Central Florida in Orlando, Winter Park, Maitland and soon to be locations of Longwood & Lake Mary.

Our Orlando counselors are 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 Nationally syndicated talk shows to name a few. Life Counseling Solutions also offer workshops and complimentary seminars to the Central Florida community including a monthly 8 Hour Anger Management Workshop

Meet Orlando’s Best Team of Therapists!

Janie Lacy (Co-Founder)
Janie Lacy (Co-Founder)Licensed Mental Health
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
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.

Meet Orlando’s Best Team of Therapists!

Lauren Tolley
Lauren TolleyLicensed Mental Health
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 stepmom 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
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 anxiety, trauma, and life transitions. She also enjoys assisting those facing multicultural or race-related issues.  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.

Melyssa Allen
Melyssa AllenRegistered Mental Health Counseling Intern
Melyssa previously worked as an animal trainer before attending graduate school to pursue mental health counseling and has volunteered. Volunteered as a Pet Therapy team with her dog, Buddy, over the past four years. However, Melyssa finds fulfillment in helping others through difficulties and uses a collaborative, person-centered approach to therapy. Although, Melyssa works with clients to identify their strengths and sets therapy goals with clients. However, that simultaneously helps them build confidence in their abilities while challenging them to grow. Although, Melyssa also incorporates a lifestyle and mind-body focus to help clients promote physical, mental, and emotional wellness. See Melyssa’s full bio.

Meet Orlando’s Best Team of Therapists!

Jenna Brody-McLeod
Jenna Brody-McLeodCertified Addiction Professional
Jenna has been counseling for the last 8 years with a focus on providing a compassionate, Also, loving, and caring approach to helping clients see their true potential. However, Through her own recovery, she has seen how much trauma can affect a person’s life and desires to help her clients head down a different path. See Jenna’s full bio.

Brian Kurz
Brian Kurz
However, Brian has been counseling for the last 17 years working with various types of people from veterans. Although, From Veterans to those struggling with substance abuse. However, He strongly believes that people can get better and achieve their full potential. Also, if provided with the right therapy and guidance. See Brian’s full bio.

Allison Petro
Allison PetroLicensed Mental Health Counselor
Allison is passionate about encouraging and assisting her clients to live life to their fullest potential. She believes that humans are resilient and can overcome the obstacles before them with the proper tools, support, and mindset. In addition, to talk therapy, Allison uses creative arts therapies (art, music, play therapy, etc.). TF-CBT (Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) with children or adolescents. And EFT (Emotion Focused Therapy) to help her clients explore their feelings. Also, behaviors, and inner dialogue. Her goal for each client is to help him/her develop coping skills. And a plan to move through pain and experience healing. See Allison’s full bio.