Counseling Center Director & Therapists

                Heather Tate-Boldt, LCSW, Executive Director and Therapist 

Heather is a licensed clinical social worker, a native Floridian and the Executive Director of the Center.  Bilingual, she studied at the University of Colorado Boulder and at El Tecnológico de Monterrey in Nuevo León México.  As the Chief Program Officer at El Sol, Jupiter's Neighborhood Resource Center, she worked closely with the Spanish speaking immigrant community to establish a case management system of care.  She earned her master's degree in social work from Barry University while practicing her clinical studies at the local county mental health hospital.  

Heather is trained in Trauma Informed Care and specializes in CBT and DBT. She has works closely with personality disorders and with individuals who struggle with addiction.  She specializes in family counseling with a focus on marriages, relationships, parenting, and adolescents.  She works with children, but primarily  adolescents.  She offers a family systems approach when working with adolescents and children.  She helps clients gain acceptance of oneself as they understand their pain when dealing with anxiety, fear, loss, and depression. She has many years' experiences working with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness and works closely with a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner when managing client medications.      

Whether it be a death, or an estrangement with a family member, she partners with those who are grieving to make sense of life's difficulties.  She knows what it means to walk in faith in order to experience God's redemptive work and healing.  She is passionate about our mission to ensure that all can seek help and receive the services they need regardless of ability to pay.        2020 Interview COVID


           Carol Lewis, LMFT

Carol Lewis is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of Florida and a Clinical Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. Since 1986, Carol Lewis has been providing therapy to individuals, couples and families in Accredited Samaritan Institute Counseling Centers in South Florida.  In addition to her education and training as a family therapist, Carol has worked in the field of codependency and addictions, and she is well acquainted with 12-Step recovery. Her clients appreciate her warm and empathetic manner as well as her practical approach to healing and growth.

Carol Lewis works with children, adolescents and adults. Presently offering telehealth only. She also leads classes in Active Parenting and Christian Meditation. She went to M.S., Northern Illinois University and trained at Commuter Family Therapy in West Palm Beach.  Carol Lewis takes Cigna, Aetna, UHC, Meritain and UMR. 

carla    Carla Yano, LMCH 

Carla has been a therapist helping individuals, couples, families and adolescents since 2007.  She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor through the State of Florida and she earned her Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology from Palm Beach Atlantic University.  She is trained in Cognitive Therapy at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy, and she is a certified Life Coach.  She has also worked in a clinical hospital setting offering therapy to individuals with severe and persistent mental illness.   Carla is certified in Brief Strategic Family Therapy and Triple P which is a Positive Parenting Program well known throughout Palm Beach County.   Carla has worked with many families offering them practical strategies to manage parenting, daily life stressors, and maintain healthy relationships.  

As a mother of a child with special needs, she understands the complexities involved with raising a family.  She offers in-person and online sessions.  Portuguese is her second language.  She believes faith plays an important role in a client's healing process and is dedicated to helping clients navigate life’s storms. Whether it’s loss, divorce, anxiety, stress, relationship issues, unexpected circumstances, emotional struggles or any other type of suffering– Carla will help you feel unstuck.  If you are searching for more peace, joy, and fulfillment, she walks the path to help you reach your goals.  She will guide you through the challenging times by offering specific strategies and coping skills to help you manage feelings of depression, anxiety, sadness, and loss.  She knows it takes courage to seek help, and Carla offers a safe space where you will be heard and valued.

               Lisa Gentile Registered Clinical Social Work Intern      Lisa Gentile, Registered Clinical Social Worker Intern

Lisa Gentile has worked with individuals and adolescents in the mental health field for over 17 years.  She is originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and earned her B.A. in Psychology from Temple University, graduating Magna Cum Laude.  She went on to earn her Master of Social Work from The University of Central Florida.  She is currently a Registered Clinical Social Worker Intern and works in a residential mental health facility that specializes in individuals with co-occurring mental illness and issues of addiction.  

Lisa is a member of the National Association of Social Worker and was clinically trained in Structural Family Therapy at the Philadelphia Child and Family Therapy Training Center and has knowledge of family systems and dynamics.  She is trauma informed and has extensive knowledge and personal experience dealing with loss.  She understands what it means to process a significant loss/death in someone’s life.   Her interest in yoga and meditation has recently led her to earn her certification in Yin Yoga with a trauma- informed focus.  Some of the modalities that she works with are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance/Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Family Based Therapy.

Lisa believes in the mind-body connection and the importance of grounding practices.  She understands and teaches self-care and self-acceptance as an important part of a balanced life.  She has faith and understands the power of prayer.  Regardless of your faith background, Lisa will help you understand your strengths that will allow you to find healing.  

              Maryanne Mayo, LMSW, LCSW   Maryann Mayo, LMSW, LCSW

Maryann Mayo is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LMSW, LCSW) with a Master of Science degree in Clinical Social Work from Columbia University, New York and a Bachelor of Science degree in Behavioral Science /Psychology from Stony Brook University, New York. She has many years of experience in a variety of settings in both the private and public sector serving various populations and ages in the area of mental and physical health.  

Maryann has been practicing as a therapist in a variety of mental health treatment settings demonstrating knowledge of individual, group, couples and family behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influence, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.  She has certified knowledge of human behavior and individual differences in ability, personality and interest, learning and motivation and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She has demonstrated her clinical expertise in the area of alcohol and drug addiction, depression, anxiety, problem resolution, coping skills, conflict resolution, anger management and dual diagnosis.  

Maryann has devoted her career to the service of others who need help actualizing their desire to live a healthy, productive life.  She is passionate and diligent in her quest to ensure that the quality of clinical treatment remains high while the dignity, value and respect for each client be maintained and ensured at all times.


             Harry Dom       Harold Dom, MSW M DIV

Harold (Harry) is a Pastoral Counselor in the Boynton Beach location.  He launched his career over 50 years ago as a Pastor following his Masters of Ministerial degree. Working as a counselor in the secular and religious organizations subsequent to serving local churches, and obtaining a master's in social work, gave him a broad social ministry experience and outlook.  He has offered counseling to individuals, families, and couples over the years.

He has provided social services and counseling with children and their families suffering from traumatic situations.  He has worked with the disabled and the elderly who experienced loss and served the homeless needing both tangible services and emotional and spiritual counseling.  He also worked with individuals and couples dealing with difficult relationships.

Throughout his professional career he has been able to combine his spiritual, emotional and physical approach to help bring healing to those experiencing pain in all areas of their lives. He realizes that a wholistic intervention is essential to help persons, couples and families understand that their problems impact the whole of the person.  He can help the individual find focus on the spiritual aspects of life and see how our different life experiences shape our experience with God.   

Harry is ready to listen with a non-judgmental, compassionate approach that allows for authentic, honest counseling sessions to help individuals and families feel more whole. 

            Kim Speer      Kim Speer, Christian Counselor

Kim Speer is a certified Christian Counseling working with the Community Christian Counseling Center.  She is an active member of her faith community and has been working on church staff in finance for over 30 years.  She has been a leader of women's bible studies and teaching children.    Kim is a widow who has transformed her difficult life experiences of trauma into sources of inner strength and has served her community for over 20 years helping others heal.  She is a mom of two with three grandchildren. Her passion is to help other women heal from the brokenness they have gone through in life.  

She offers Christian counseling on a one-on-one basis for women and also offers a support group.  With her faith experience and her love of people, Kim finds and draws out the strength in others as they share their story. She understands the pain involved when facing hardships such as extreme grief/loss, the impact of cancer, issues of drug and alcohol addiction, and childhood sexual abuse and trauma.  Kim utilizes her faith and the power of prayer in her recovery.  Having overcome life altering experiences of her own, her experience of resilience has given her the tools to help other women do the same.  

She is offering a 6-week group series entitled: Mending the Brokenness: A Path to Healing in our West Palm Beach location with a start date to be announced.  Please email [email protected] if you would like more information.


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