She is skilled in mixed media, photography, crafting, song writing, and has acclaimed recognition in the slam poetry scene. Sofia practices therapy at Venus Springs and at a local psychiatric hospital, teaching creativity as a means for healing, connecting, mindfulness, and communication. 

Maria Marcon

Founding Member

Licensed Professional Counselor, NCC 

Working with children, adolescents, and adults, she has 6 years’ experience in the mental health field. She believes in the benefits of art for mental health and hopes to expand its significance in the community. 

​ “My mission is to help people cope and understand their life situation.  As a supportive therapist, I can provide strength, offer hope and encouragement during the change process of your life. Life is a Journey." -Elizabeth Buckley, MS, LPC​, NCC

During her time working as a Bilingual Licensed Professional Counselor, she had the opportunity to work with adolescents, adults, and couples in different settings; which includes community counseling centers and emergency shelters. Her most recent experience has been  at the primary care clinic. 

​​​License #61214

License # 71815

Maria Marcon, M.S, discovered her passion for counseling and helping others while working as an Adjunct Professor for a local community college in Orlando, Florida. The interaction with the students and her work as a professor led her into pursuing a career in counseling. 


She completed her Master of Science in Psychology and earned a Certificate in Psychological Services for Spanish Speaking Populations from Our Lady of the Lake University in 2013.  This certification serves to enhance her cultural competency in working with the Latino/Spanish Speaking Population.  

Licensed Professional Counselor, NCC 

"My mission is to help individuals  connect with their creative selves  in order to build self awareness & achieve personal goals.  I will teach  how the utilization of art is a beneficial tool for overall positive well-being."

-Sofia Torres, MA, LPC,NCC

Sofia Torres Co-Owner & Founding Member

In addition to her work related experience, she has conducted group sessions and presentations related to the topics of self-esteem, faith and spirituality, and women related issues. She is also trained in EMDR therapy (English & Spanish), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Narrative Therapy. 

Maria Marcon, M.S.

Sofia Torres, M.A.

Licensed Professional Counselor, NCC 

Susan takes an eclectic approach to counseling, incorporating her experience in bereavement, solution focused, cognitive behavioral therapy, and yoga. Susan believes change is inevitable when we are ready and willing to let go of old patterns of thinking and behaving. 

Elizabeth Buckley, M.S.

Susan Hargett, M.A.

​ "My intention is to create a supportive and non-judgmental environment to guide individuals on their journey to reconnect to their body and mind, to slow down and become more fully present.” -Susan Hargett, MA, LPC, NCC, E-RYT, YACEP

​​​​Elizabeth empowers individuals, couples and adolescents to overcome negative thinking patterns and obstacles in their relationships. Her passion is to help people cope on their journey in life. Elizabeth has worked with children, adolescents and adults  using cognitive behavioral and solution focused therapy since 2005. 


Elizabeth has conducted parenting, stress, anger, communication and awareness groups since 2006. Her licenses are Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Nurse.  She is a Certified Anger Resolution Therapist and in March will be certified in EMDR.

Licensed Professional Counselor, NCC 

​​License #72318

​​License # 69239

 ​"As a therapist, my main focus is to create a safe, sensitive, supportive, and non-judgmental environment for the client. I believe the therapeutic process is one in which an individual can transform and evolve in life by pulling from their own resources and strengths and gaining new insights."

-Maria Marcon, MS, LPC ,NCC

Sofia Torres, MA is a licensed professional counselor and art enthusiast who utilizes art therapy as a form of treatment. Originally from South Texas, she has lived in the Alamo city for 10 years and has traveled to Italy, Canada, and Mexico.


She has a Master of Arts in Counseling with a minor in Art History from the University of Texas at San Antonio. ​Her therapeutic specialization includes solution focused, cognitive behavioral, existentialism, and creative interventions. She believes every client's needs are unique and deserves the best care when processing concerns and accomplishing goals. 

Susan Hargett, is a licensed professional counselor, certified yoga instructor recognized by Yoga Alliance and a Yoga Alliance CE Provider. Susan holds a Masters of Art degree in Community Mental Health Counseling from St. Xavier University, Chicago. She graduated from The Temple of Kriya Yoga, Chicago.