Wilmarie Feliz (she/her/hers)
Wilmarie Feliz is an experienced Mental Health Counselor who is committed to providing holistic and person-centered therapeutic approaches to children, adolescents, adults, and families who have experienced trauma and/or are impacted by various social systems. With a Forensic Mental Health Counseling degree from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Wilmarie brings a unique perspective to her work, emphasizing the importance of understanding the ways in which social systems impact individuals’ mental health.
Wilmarie’s training in providing mental health counseling with mindfulness for the impacts of systematic oppression enables her to help clients better understand and cope with the ways in which systemic oppression affects their mental health. As a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and trained in Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention, Wilmarie has the skills and knowledge to help individuals and families navigate the complex and often overwhelming experience of trauma.
In her work, Wilmarie strongly emphasizes the importance of collaboration between therapist and client. She believes that the therapeutic relationship should be built on mutual trust and respect, and that clients should be empowered to take an active role in their healing process. Wilmarie helps her clients increase self-connection, better communication, and create opportunities for healing.
Wilmarie’s fluency in Spanish enables her to provide mental health counseling services to Spanish-speaking individuals, expanding access to mental health services for underrepresented communities. She offers both virtual and in-office counseling sessions, providing flexibility and accessibility to her clients.
Her dedication to her clients, her expertise in trauma-informed care, and her commitment to social justice make her an invaluable asset to any mental health organization. She is a true advocate for those she serves, and her work is a testament to the positive impact that compassionate and culturally responsive mental health care can have on individuals and communities.