Vivian Rodríguez Torres, Office Manager (Kissimmee)
She was born in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico. She completed her four years of Bachelor of Psychology at the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico in 2017. She also participated in several organizations that perform volunteer work, one of them is called Mission Setenta. Then she moved to the United States to continue pursuing her personal and professional development. She will continue her master’s in Education with specialization in guidance and counseling. She feels very proud and happy to be a part of Hispanic Family Counseling, Inc.
She was born in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. She graduated from the University of Central Florida in May 2014 with a Bachelor's Degree in Health Services Administration. Valeria graduated in December 2017 with her Master's in Business Administration with a dual concentration in Project Management and Human Resources. Valeria began with HFC as the Administrative Assistant in March 2014. Being the second administrative employee of HFC, Valeria has been involved in almost all aspects the agency. She runs daily operations at the office, coordinates with our therapists, works on office projects, represents HFC at community events, and works with our Interns. In addition, she attends business meetings with the Working Together Coalition, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando, the Mental Health Association of Central Florida, insurance company meetings and trainings, and many more organizations. Valeria is proud to be the Chaird of the Central Florida Chapter Board for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). She is also an active field advocate for AFSP. She emails with our local congress representatives and senators about mental health issues. Valeria has been to Washington D.C in 2015, 2016, and 2017 as a participant of the AFSP Advocacy Forum to speak with legislators and advocate for mental health and suicide prevention.
KEY: Speaks English Speaks Spanish Speaks Portuguese Speaks Creole Speaks French
*Ph.D.- Doctorate of Philosophy *LCSW- Licensed Clinical Social Worker *LMHC- Licensed Mental Health Counselor
*LMFT- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapst *MSW- Master's in Social Work *MHC- Mental Health Counselor
*BSW- Bachelor's in Social Work *MPsy- Master's in Psychology *MA- Master's Degree
She is originally from Colombia, South America, but moved to the United States in 1999. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Health Services Administration. She completed her internship at Hispanic Family Counseling and was given the opportunity to stay as the Administrative Assistant. She plans on beginning her Master’s within the next year. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her son, watching movies, working out, and listening to music.
Liza Colon, Referral Coordinator
She was born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico. She and her family moved to Florida 11 years ago to look for new professional challenges. She graduated from the Sacred Heart University in Santurce, Puerto Rico, where she obtained a Bachelor degree in Business Administration. She has worked in Customer Service, Executive of Sales in Airlines like COPA / CONTINENTAL AIRLINES and as Broker of Medical Plans PMC / MMM. Her passion is to work with customers/clients and it has always been a positive and rewarding experience: "There is no greater religion than service to others, working for the common good is the best creed." She enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Inventing in the kitchen is her therapy and someday she would like to fill her passport by traveling.
She was born in Venezuela and has been living in the U.S. since 2008. She has an A.S in Business Administration (Fermin Toro College) and graduated in Barquisimeto, Venezuela. Her work at Hispanic Family Counseling includes attending to clients, making appointments on the schedule, maintaining records, and filing in chronological order. Her greatest motivation at work is the direct relationship with clients because she believes that the basis of learning is throughinteraction. In addition to work at HispaFam, she is able to improve her English daily, and feels she has been given the opportunity to feel part of a big family. She comes from a family with a Christian base. She enjoys playing with children, and loves doing yoga. She enjoys being part of this great family...Hispanic Family Counseling.
She is from Ecuador, South America. She has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a Master’s of Science with a Health Services Administration track. At her previous jobs, she has earned experience in many different fields. She has had a variety of positions from Administrative and Financial to Teaching and Hospitality. Daniela completed her internship at Hispanic Family Counseling and has had the opportunity to stay as Administrative Support. She has a strong interest in mental and behavioral health and intends to earn as much experience as possible in the field. in her free time, Daniela enjoys spending time with her family and doing outdoor actives as well as working out.
She was born in Aguas Buenas, Puerto Rico. She has an associate degree in medical information system. She graduated from the Medical Sciences Campus, with studies in Health Services Administration. Finally, she obtained a certification in medical billing plans. She has worked in various healthcare institutions, such as the HIMA San Pablo Hospital, Best Option, among others. In 2011, she decided to move with her family to Lake Mary, Florida in order to seek new professional horizons. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She is an active member of the Hispanic Christian Church Disciples of Christ in North Orlando. At Hispanic Family Counseling, she is responsible for billing services, auditing medical records, and also assisting in administrative tasks.