Our Staff

Yanet Fernandez - Director/MS, NCC, LCMHC, LCAS-A

Yanet has been an owner/operator of mental health agencies in the Triangle since 2006. Ms. Fernandez has worked at mental health agencies in New York, as well as, North Carolina. She is currently pursuing her PhD in general advanced . Yanet has a passion for providing services for those who otherwise may not receive, especially for the Latino community. She currently has a MS in Psychology, is Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist Associate.


  • Certified Juvenile Sex offender Treatment Specialist (NAFC)
  • Certified Sex Offender Treatment Specialist (NAFC)
  • Certified Clinical Military Counselor (CCMC)
  • Clinical Trauma Professional Training Certification (IATP)
  • Registered Play Therapist certification (RPT)

Carolyn Cordasco

Ms. Cordasco has been a mental health therapist/Licensed Clinical Social Worker for more than 35 years after receiving her degree from Boston University. She was a therapist in Germany and Kansas before moving to North Carolina. She has worked in 2 state prisons, in a military hospital, Cape Fear Medical Center psychiatric hospital, and residential treatment facilities. She moved to North Carolina to develop and administer NC Department of Corrections Sexual Offender Program called SOAR.
Ms. Cordasco has been a Clinical Director for a CABHA and other OPT agencies in North Carolina. She works with adults, adolescents, and children. She spent several years working with Special Operations service members and their families. She specializes in trauma, depression, anxiety, grief, play therapy, and school behaviors Her passion is creating trauma informed communities and working with children who are in marginalized communities.
Her expertise is in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Seeking Safety, Illness Management and Recovery, sexual offender treatment, play therapy and sand tray, and Trauma Informed-CBT. She provides training and workshops in parenting skills, helping your child regulate, and trauma and child abuse prevention.

Our Therapists

Angela Harrington, LCMHC
Alexandra Bonacci, LCSW-A
Anita Matthews, LCSW-A
Bryan Lewis, PA
Carolyn Cordasco, LCSW
Diana RiveraGomez, LCSW-A
Dolores Cruz, MSW
Delon Brown QP
Elizabeth Patrick, LCSW, LCAS-A
Eric Mizelle, PhD
Edward Coffey, LCMHC-A
Eugenia Hatley, LCSW
Facelys Silvestre MSW
Indhira Udofia, LCSW
Josiah Debnam, LCMHC-A, LCAS
Jessica Carter, LCMHC, LMFT
Juliet Demeritte, LCSW-A, LCAS-A
James Smith, Peer Support Specialist
Jacqueline Bennett, LCSW-A
Kenia Martinez, LCSW-A
Kenya Howard, Peer Support Specialist
Kemeshia Williams, Peer Support Specialist
LaKeisha Brown, LCAS, LCSW, LCMHC
Sandy Castro, MS
LaNeisha Brown, LCSW
Melissa Aguilar, LMFT-A
Maria Gaston, Peer Support Specialist
Miguel Cerda, Peer Support Specialist
Maya Holt, Peer Support Specialist
Sonja chappel LCSW-A
Yanet Fernandez Cerda, LCAS-A, LCMHC
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