Nina Barela, Clinical Director
Clinical Director Nina (she/her) has over a decade’s worth of post-Master’s experience working in the mental health field including working with children and adults in crisis, individuals with severe and persistent mental illness and individuals with a history of trauma, anxiety and depression. She has extensive knowledge and experience with crisis intervention, trauma informed care, […]
Luna Medina-Wolf, LMHC, Founder
Helping Moon Counseling is a family owned business. For several years, I had my own private practice. After a few years of doing this on my own, I realized that I would be able to help more people if we grew the business. Together, my husband and I decided that we were going to expand […]
Michell Fenelus, Office Manager
Michell Fenelus was born and raise in the beautiful city of Plantation, FL. From a young age, she always excelled in school and task given.
Allison Zaretski, LMHC
I am a licensed mental health therapist, certified rehabilitation counselor and trauma therapist, specializing in working with clients who have co-occurring disorders.
Brooke Keffner, LMHC
A. Brooke Keffner is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida, a Nationally Recognized Board-Certified Art Therapist, a Certified Addiction Professional...
Deirdra has her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and received her bachelor’s in psychology at Ohio State University. She is formally trained in EMDR..
Eileen Somerville, LMHC
Hi my name is Eileen Somerville and I am a wife and mother of two boys. I am also a seasoned therapist who graduated from Florida International University in 2008....
Elizabeth Lachendro, LMHC
Hi, my name is Elizabeth, and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with a Master’s degree in Psychology. My objective is to help you achieve your goals and feel ..
Fabiana Lugo, MS, NCC, LMHC
Fabiana Lugo, MS, NCC, LMHC graduated with her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy..
Jacqueline Gomez, LMHC
Jacqueline Gomez is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. She attended the University of South Florida where she received her ...
Jeanine “Nina” Scott Barela, LMHC
Nina (she/her) has over a decade’s worth of post-Master’s experience working in the mental health field including working with children and adults in crisis..
Jessica Asam, LMHC
I am a licensed mental health counselor who has worked in multiple clinical settings with various populations. I earned my undergraduate degree in psychology and a master's..
Julia Burgdorf, RMHI
Julia is a graduate of Towson University in Baltimore, Maryland, where she received her Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Communications. After her undergraduate career...
Kenya Nicole Horne is a graduate of American InterContinental University, where she received her Bachelor’s in Healthcare Management. Kenya later decided to pursue..
Kethlin Bach Graham
Kethlin Bach Graham has a Master’s Degree in Counseling and a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice. Kethlin is currently a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern...
Laura Thompson, LMHC
Laura graduated with her Masters in Counselor Education with a specialization in Community Mental Health from McDaniel College in Westminster, MD.
Lauren Shapiro, LMHC
I'm Mental Health Counselor, grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana, and received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Journalism from The William B. Allen School of Journalism at The University of Kansas....
Luna Medina-Wolf, LMHC
Luna Medina-Wolf is the owner of Helping Moon Counseling. What would Luna like you to know about her?
Melanie Adkins, M.Ed., LMHC, CAP, ICADC
Helping adults, couples and adolescents is my passion. As a Licensed Mental Health Therapist, I specialize in the assessment and treatment of issues such as: depression...
Richard M. Siegel, LMHC
RICHARD M. SIEGEL, PhD, LMHC, CST is a Florida-licensed mental health counselor and Board-certified sex therapist and supervisor. He has a rich experiential background....
Samantha Jones, LMHC
I began counseling well before pursuing my Master’s Degree. I have always had a passion to help others to heal and to be a motivator. I have never grown exhausted....
My name is Stefanie Stauber. I was born in Switzerland, raised in Venezuela, and moved to Florida with my family in 1991. I speak Italian, Swiss-German, and Spanish fluently and offer counseling......
Tanzilla Jahan acquired her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology...
Taylor Forster, LMHC
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with a Master’s degree in Counseling Education, specializing in Mental Health Counseling from Florida Atlantic University...
Amanda Pereira is currently a clinical mental health counseling student at Nova Southeastern University. She is in her last year of her master-level courses and is excited for the opportunity to join Helping Moon....
Chloe Novatka is currently a clinical mental health counseling graduate student at Nova Southeastern University. She is in her final year of studies before obtaining a Master in Clinical Mental Health....
Michelle Page is a clinical mental health counseling graduate student at Walden University. She has completed all master-level courses and is happy to join Helping Moon Counseling for her practicum experience...
Jennifer Basyooni, Billing representative
Billing representative Jennifer Basyooni was born and raised in Queens, New York. She moved to Florida at a very young age. She has a strong passion for helping people. It is what motivates her every day. She is a talented and motivated individual who brings a great deal of energy and enthusiasm to her work. […]
Being comfortable and able to express your authentic self is imperative when choosing the right therapist. It can take several acts of engagement and trials, to be able to feel that rapport. I knew firsthand when I began my own personal journey with therapy. I am happy I felt that sense of comfort and knew […]