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30 years of


We help others navigate through life’s obstacles with healing, using a personalized approach, self-discovery, and teaching new life skills.

As licensed and experienced therapists, we can help you too!

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Meet The Team


Amanda Gurgel, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Founder of Beyond-Counseling

Over the last 10 years I have had the pleasure of helping women, children, and families find growth and success in their personal lives.

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Priscila Estep, M.S. 
Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern, M.S.

My goal is to offer a non-judgmental and safe space that encourages my clients to make healthy choices and improve the overall quality of their lives.

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Nadinna Guerrero, B.A.
Mental Health Intern and Life Coach

I have always had a passion to help others to recognize their strengths and encourage them to work towards goals that will give them confidence to overcome their struggles.  I have a warm and empathic approach to counseling.


Elvan Okaygun, M.S.
Registered Marriage and Family Counselor, M.S.

I am a member of  Beyond-Counseling Group Practice as a Registered Marriage and Family Therapy Intern helping individuals and couples that experience relational and cross cultural conflicts, coping current stressors with addictive behaviors. 


Cátia Coelho, M.S. 
Registered Mental Health Counselor, M.S.

I am passionate about the humanmind, emotions, behaviors, and appreciate the impact a mental health professional's support canhave on someone's life.


Jaelah Mendez, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

I am an empathetic clinician who believes the therapeutic process offers solutions, guidance as well as support. Through my years of practice, I have developed tools that allow me to help guide you in your healing process.


Nicole Sheehan, LMHC 
Mental Health Counselor, Registered Art Therapist

 I provided individual, group, and family counseling to children and teens. I utilized art, books, music, and any other creative media that could help my clients gain skills and understanding related to their interpersonal and intrapersonal goals. 


Kristie Papuchis, LCSW 
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Clinical Director

 My clients are everyday people that need help with life’s challenges.  I specialize in treating anxiety, depression, ADHD, PTSD, relationship issues, family conflict, parenting issues, and stress management. 


Paula Averruz-Genie, M.A. 
Registered Marriage and
Family Therapist, M.A.

 I strive to help individuals, families, and children to rekindle their hope while facing life’s obstacles. 

Get in Touch

150 S Pine Island Rd, Ste 300, Plantation, FL 33324  /  Tel. 954-228-0856

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Main Office - Plantation / Ft Lauderdale

150 South Pine Island Road, Suite 300

Plantation, FL 33324




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