Counseling Group Miami


The Counseling Group is comprised of some of the most experienced, diverse practitioners in our industry. Each has a unique, extensive background within their area of expertise and was carefully selected because of their shared belief in the power of individualized, compassionate care.

Take a look, and meet the team!

Click below to check out each of our practitioners.

Alma Lovaton Quagliato, LMFT

Chief Clinical Officer


Silvia Almeida Vaquero, LMFT

Chief Operating Officer

Kristin Jones, LMHC

Director of Dialectical Behavior Therapy


Robert Blackgrove, Psy.D.

Director of Psychological Assessments


Eddie Cruz, LCSW, SEP


Nicole Blank Koles, Psy.D.

Leslie Gil_LMHC

Leslie Gil, LMHC

Joy McKenzie | LMFT

Joy McKenzie, LMFT

Cristina Oliver_LMFT

Cristina Oliver, LMFT


Lena Sheffield | Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Lena Sheffield, LMHC, CEDS, MAC

Mina Tarquinio, LMHC

Dalit Szkolnik, MA, RD, LD, CEDRD


Katherine S. Wald, LCSW, Certified EMDR Therapist

Ellen Samimy, LMHC, Certified Clinical Supervisor

Stephanie Essenfeld, RMFTI

Jessica Sanchez

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