Children Deserving Services Team 2023-09-27T11:28:45+00:00

Children Deserving Services Team

Belen Gomez, MFT
Belen Gomez, MFTCDS Program Director

Belen has headed the Children Deserving Services program since inception, and has worked to grow awareness about the program in the communities. Belen graduated from Drexel University with a Master’s of Family Therapy. She is a bilingual (Spanish and English) therapist with a demonstrated history in using evidence-based approaches to treat individuals and families. Belen is a certified Prolonged Exposure (PE) therapist and trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). She is passionate about family therapy because it allows all the key players to be in the room to communicate openly and reach a deeper understanding of one another in order to strengthen relationships and gain the tools needed to reach their goals.

Aura Quezada
Aura QuezadaCDS Therapist

Aura earned her Masters Degree from La Salle University in Marriage and Family Therapy. Aura has always found it crucial to focus on the family as a way of strengthening bonds in her clients and allowing them to learn from their past to positively guide their future. Aura is trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, she is a firm believer in helping her clients learn and heal from trauma so they can grow in response to it. In addition to this, Aura is fluent in the Spanish language which has been beneficial with her diverse clientele.   

Gonzalo Carvahal
Gonzalo CarvahalCDS Therapist

Gonzalo Carvahal profile to come.

Family Counseling Specialists

The Center for Families and Relationships is a not for profit counseling center serving the needs of individuals, couples, families and children.


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