My name is Chloe Novatka. I recently received my master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University (August 2023) and am currently working towards my LMHC license...
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...
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....
Hello, my name is Sandra Kroitor, and I am so excited and honored to be a registered intern with Helping Moon Counseling. I began my journey into the helping profession when I graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education in 2010 and began my fourteen year teaching career
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...
Alexandra Martin is a master's clinical mental health counseling graduate student completing her final year at Nova Southeastern University. Alexandra has her bachelor's degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Central Florida.
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 connection […]
Heather Alleman, MBA, CMHC Intern
After 15 years in a corporate setting where I became the first trained life coach for a Fortune 500 company, I left to pursue a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. This change led me to working in Higher Education, advising and counseling students as I began clinical training. I have an Undergraduate and Master’s […]
Hello! My name is Isabella Cabaleiro. I am a 2nd year Master's Student at Nova Southeastern University, and am working towards a Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree.
One of my favorite quotes is “Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful part of us.” – David Richo Life is full of beauty and joy, but at times, it may be full of struggle. Our struggles in life may make us stronger, could be lessons, or even ones we […]
I am a regular person who strives to live a peaceful and authentic life. I love the therapeutic effects of gardening, outdoor activities with my kids...
Hi, I’m Destiny Rodriguez. I currently work as a Crisis Counselor for 988: The National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline and off the clock I am now in my last year of graduate school to complete my Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I obtained my undergraduate degree in Behavioral Science with a Concentration in […]