The center has Doctoral and Master level therapists, licensed clinical social workers, licensed marriage and family therapists, board certified human service practitioners, and Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediators. Our clinical staff holds various credentials (PhD, LCSW, LMHC, & HS-BCP) and training which assures the highest quality of service. The clinical staff adheres to the code of ethics of the National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics.
Viola Posley, PhD, LCSW, MSW, HS-BCP
Dr. Viola Posley is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 25 years of therapeutic/counseling experience. The Counseling, Mediation, and Educational Center, Inc. was founded in 2001 by Dr. Viola Posley as she recognized a strong need for services for children with incarcerated parents and other family discord and separation issues. Dr. Posley understands the importance of recognizing cultural differences within the counseling experience. She provides individual, family, and group counseling. She conducts various types of parenting classes including the family stabilization class, which is required for divorce in the State of Florida. Utilizing her extensive knowledge in working with diverse families, she provides interactive and engaging parenting classes and other various educational classes. She is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family/Circuit Civil Mediator and successfully conducts family mediations, bringing all parties to a healthy solution. She understands the stress and complications that arise and exist around family discord and divorce. Dr. Posley provides clinical supervision to MSW and MHC interns. She offers an opportunity for guidance as well as clinical growth. She conducts numerous workshops both locally and nationally. Her experience and education in working with clinical issues and everyday life stressors contribute to her adaptability as a clinician, life coach, mediator, and instructor.
Michele Greco, LCSW, MSW, HS-BCP
Ms. Greco is a licensed clinical social worker since 2003. She received her Bachelors in Psychology from the University of Tampa and her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Central Florida. Ms. Greco’s therapy experience includes working with individuals, couples, families, and groups. She has been a specialist for many years teaching parenting techniques for children age 8 through teenage years. Ms. Greco is also a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family and Certified Dependency Mediator. She has an extensive knowledge of grant writing and program evaluation. Ms. Greco is an experienced state and national presenter. Ms. Greco began working with our agency in 2002 as a volunteer and became a staff member in 2009.
Ericka Harvey, BBA
Ms. Harvey is our office manager. She has been working with the Counseling, Mediation, and Educational Center since 2005.
Ms. Margaret “Maggie” McLeod has served in various roles at our agency. She assists with grants, proofreads agency materials, and provides ongoing creative ideas to increase our agency’s local and national exposure. Ms. McLeod has been working with our agency since 2011.