Mrs. Agula-Marquez has been working with families for almost 25 years. Mrs. Aguila-Marquezand has been a psychotherapist for 17 years. Mrs. Aguila-Marquez has won various awards including the 2019 Miami Counseling Award, 2019 Doctoral Research Fellowship Award from the Center for Human Rights & Social Justice and the Kolasa Community Leadership Scholarship. She has dedicated the last 8 years to advocating for child 0-5 and children with diverse gender experiences by passing on her knowledge and expertise through professional trainings across the state.
Ms. Wilson earned her Licensure in Clinical Social Work in 2020. Ms. Wilson graduated with her Masters in Social Work from Barry University in May 2017 following a three year mentorship with Mrs. Aguila-Marquez and specialized study and experience in Gender, Orientation and Trauma. She also completed her Bachelors in Liberal Studies with a Specialization in Psychology.Mona is both an ally and advocate to the transgender and LGB+ community. She is dedicated to assisting all children, teens, adults and parents in navigating their identity development and overall adjustments toward living a fulfilled life.
Ms. Gonzalez a Trans-Identified female of color and graduate student at Barry University School of Social Work is also a Community Advocate through the Center for Human Rights and Social Justice and is highly committed to improve the quality of the individual human experience. Aiyana’s advocacy is further extended by her appointment as Chairwoman to the LGBTQ Advisory Board for Miami-Dade County as the first-transgender female to serve on a county board within the State of Florida. Ms. Gonzalez's mission is to bring awareness and education on the empowerment of intrapersonal communication and self-worth through the eradication of self-insufficiency and unworthiness, by way of mindfulness based practices. Her passion for the LGBTQ+ community is demonstrated through her engagement in community efforts to dispel discrimination, victimization, and race mentality by way of education and awareness at a micro, mezzo, and macro level.