Experience Change with Esperance Counseling Services, Inc.

For over 20 years, Helenann Shapiro, L.C.S.W. has assisted families dealing with high-conflict divorce. By addressing the parents' and children’s emotional needs, educating families about the effects of divorce on the family dynamic, and providing supportive therapy she helps them through this difficult life transition.


Practical aspects of divorce are addressed through creating parenting plans and offering assistance with referrals and community resources. Since 1992, Ms. Shapiro has worked for the Eleventh Circuit Family Court Division, providing direct services to more than 1,000 families through the divorce process. Ms. Shapiro‘s additional expertise centers on repairing all types of relationships including family, marital, work related and general interpersonal interactions.

 

About Esperance

Helenann Shapiro L.C.S.W., a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator and licensed psychotherapist, currently has a private practice in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ms. Shapiro specializes in marriage counseling, parenting coordination, collaborative law, creating parenting plans, high conflict divorce, as well as individual and family counseling. Ms. Shapiro also serves on the Eleventh Circuit Parenting Coordination Collaborative committee and has lectured extensively on various topics that address parents and children’s issues surrounding divorce.

 

Services

Parent Coordination

Family Counseling

Individual Counseling

Marriage Counseling

Anger Management

Co-Parenting Counseling

Family Mediation

Collaborative Law

Reunification Counseling

Therapeutic Supervised Visitation

Provide Supervision for L.C.S.W. Interns

Alienation Intervention Counseling

 
FACP.png
FACP.png

1517481293928.jpeg
1517481293928.jpeg

FACP.png
FACP.png

Professional Memberships/Affiliations

11th Judicial Circuit Parenting Coordination Peer Mentoring Program

Co-Facilitator (2005-2017)

National Association of Social Workers

11th Judicial Circuit Parenting Coordination Collaborative Group (2005-2017)

Collaborative Family Law Institute, Board Member

 
Calm Sea

Speaking Engagements

 

May 2007 - September 2018

September 2018

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts

Pro Se Litigants: The Challenge and the Promise


April 2018

Get Your Ph.D. in Parenting Coordination: Everything the Judiciary and Court Professionals Need to Know to get the Most out of Your PC


May 2017

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Parenting Coordination

11th Judicial Circuit Lunch and Learn Series


February 2014

Collaborative Family Law Institute Training Miami, Florida

Topic: The New and Empowered MHP in Collaborative Divorce: Parenting Plans


January 2014

11th Judicial Circuit Parenting Coordination Lunch and Learn Series: Parenting Coordinators are Here to Stay!

Miami, Florida

Topic: What Attorneys and Judiciary Need to Know to Ensure Optimum Results in Their Family Law Cases


October 2012

The First Family Law American Inn of Court Miami, Florida

Topic: Parenting Coordination


February 2012

Safe Schools Symposium

Mast Academy, Miami, Florida

Topic: Stress Management


January 2012

11th Judicial Circuit Lunch and Learn Series

Marital Infidelity: Conceptual and Practical Aspects of Managing the Effects on Children and Co-parenting


June 2011

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts

Research, Policy, and Practice in Family Courts: What’s Gender got to do with it?

Topic: Marital Infidelity: Conceptual and Practical Aspects of Managing the Effects on Children and Co-Parenting


February 2011

A Primer on Mental Health Issues

Topic: Parenting Plans


June 2010

11th Judicial Circuit Parenting Coordination Lunch and Learn Series

How To Use-Not Abuse-PC’s


April 2010

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Parenting Issues Workshop


March 2010

The Florida Chapter Of Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Conference

Current Issues and Challenges in High Conflict Cases


February 2009

The Florida Chapter Of Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Conference

Current Issues and Challenges in High Conflict Cases


May 2007

11th Judicial Circuit Parenting Coordination Lunch and Learn Series

Panelist “PC 911"

2682ac_adb684744d07469faea2f67cd8b1f506.jpg

First Annual Honorable Judge Maxine Cohen Lando Award

In Judge Maxine Cohen Lando's memory, KidSide, Inc. instituted the Honorable Judge Maxine Cohen Lando Award to recognize and honor those who follow in her footsteps by serving children in the Court system, with excellence, passion and dedication.


In December 2013 KidSide, Inc. awarded this first-time honor to Helenann Shapiro, L.C.S.W. Ms. Shapiro has been involved in KidSide, Inc. since 2002, and embodies the values this prestigious award honors.

 

Get in Touch

2000 S Dixie Hwy, Suite 104
Coconut Grove, Florida 33133

Phone: 305-662-9963

Fax: 305-661-2640

Thanks for submitting!

2682ac_9fc88878b8735022d220c6c7ae037f8c.jpg