The Mission of Therapeutic Hope Counseling,LLC

Therapeutic Hope Counseling, LLC is a afrocentric, culturally supportive private, therapeutic practice that aims to support community members who have experienced traumatic life disturbances that prevent them from successfully navigating the ebbs and flows of everyday life.

 The practice is centered on education, empowerment and support from a holistic model.

Meet Your Community 

Jules Jean-Pierre, MA, LMHC, LMFT-QS

Owner/Clinical Director                      MT3794/MH19160

Jules is a dual licensed clinician holding licenses as a Marriage and Family Therapist and Mental Health Counselor. She is also a state qualified supervisor for both Marriage and Family and Mental Health Counseling interns. While additionally providing space to support Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse student interns.

Jules has years of training and experience as trauma professional and mental health integrative medicine clinician.  Additionally, she is a Certified EMDR Therapist (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and EMDRIA Approved Consultant in Training.

As a therapist, Jules views a client through a multifaceted viewpoint and incorporates a holistic model when working with her clients.  She believes heavily in the relationships that she builds with her clients and community members.  

Understanding the importance of understanding oneself as a 1st generation Haitian-American, she welcomes individuals to take a closer look at understanding their own culture so that they can begin to accept others.

Through her relationships she aims to help clients achieve self-sufficiency, self actualization and a higher quality of life

Huguena Smallwood, MSW

Registered Clinical Social Work Intern, ISW14878

Huguena specializes in using a non-judgmental humanistic approach to assist the clients she works with in managing everyday life stressors, traumatic experiences, and long-term challenges. 

Her therapeutic approach incorporates various techniques, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy interventions, positive psychology, and client-focused interventions.  She believes in empowering her clients to take an active role in their therapeutic journey. She does this, by fostering a collaborative and empathetic therapeutic relationship and providing a safe and supportive space for clients to explore their thoughts, feelings, and experiences.   

Huguena believes that together you and her can work toward healing and personal growth.

Supervised by Cecily Hardin, LCSW  SW3230 

Call to request Huguena, today!

Dominique Cole, BS

Marriage and Family Student Intern, National University

Dominique is currently a graduate student pursuing a degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at National University.

She is an alumna of CUNY at Medgar Evers College, holding a BS in Public Administration. In addition to her academic pursuits, she is a seasoned professional with a background as a Certified Professional Coach (CPC) and Certified Life Coach (CLC). Committed to holistic well-being, Dominique leverages her coaching expertise to support her clients on their unique journeys. 

As a novice writer and participating Storyteller in Roots. Wounds. Words., she channels her passion for narrative expression to empower others.  With a focus on serving primarily people of color, Dominique’s ultimate goal is to help individuals find balance and support in their day-to-day lives. Her multifaceted background, blending therapeutic education and coaching credentials, equips her with a comprehensive skill set to guide and uplift those she serves.

Dominique’s goal is to connect with you the individual, you as a couple, or your family in order to master her skills as an emerging future Marriage and Family therapist.

Call to request Dominique, today!

Lashica Charley, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Lashica is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida with 20 years of experience working with an array of populations.  She’s worked on a wide range of concerns such as: depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, work/life balance and ADHD. In addition to working with individuals who have experienced physical trauma and/or emotional abuse.

Lashica approaches working with her clients by meeting them right where they are. Which includes teaching skills that will help reach identified goals so her clients can move forward in life being the best version of themselves. Her specific therapeutic approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, and person-centered modalities. 

Lashica believes that it takes courage and determination to place your mental well-being first in the midst of a busy life. 

Call to request Lashica, today!