Holistic Healing Under One Roof
Life in today’s world is challenging. Everyone is chasing their career goals, their own aspirations, and maintaining a family, and for most people, asking for help can be incredibly difficult. We started For A Better Tomorrow as an opportunity to make therapy and counseling more accessible for everyone, regardless of their age or background.
It’s made for the people, by the people, and includes a wide range of expertise and therapists who specialize in different fields. For A Better Tomorrow is our mission and our business name, as it summarizes what fuels our progress and the “Why” that supports our therapy programs.
We believe that everyone deserves a better life, a better future, and For a better tomorrow, and we do our best to help you get there as quickly and seamlessly as possible. By joining us, you invest in your own well-being and mental health, and guarantee that you’re understood, supported, and held accountable for your goals.
The Experts Behind The Operation
What makes For A Better Tomorrow truly special is the wide range of experts we keep adding to our team. We aim to have multiple therapists in each specialty to guarantee that each client’s therapy journey is unique to them and that they’re working with someone who truly understands their struggles and helps them draw a clear path for recovery.
Our experts are:
- Attentive and meticulous when it comes to the details that matter to you.
- Highly educated and experienced in their fields to ensure a seamless experience.
- Passionate about helping you find safer grounds and grow into your happiest self.
- Friendly, approachable, and extremely personal, which creates a supportive environment and ecosystem for you to safely heal in.
- Capable of understanding the challenges you go through and developing a crystal clear recovery plan.
Meet The Team
Yvette Howard, LCSW
CEO / Founder
Yvette specializes in helping individuals rebuild their lives after failed relationships. With years of experience and a compassionate approach, Yvette has helped numerous clients overcome the emotional turmoil and and pain caused by endings of a relationship. When a relationship ends, it can be a devastating experience that leaves you feeling lost, confused, and overwhelmed. As a therapist, She understands the complex range of emotions that come with a breakup, and provide a safe and supportive space for clients to process their feelings and develop strategies for moving forward.
Yvette’s approach is tailored to the unique needs and circumstances of each individual client. She believes in empowering clients to take an active role in their healing process, and work collaboratively with clients to identify their strengths, values, and goals. By helping clients to reframe their experiences and view them as opportunities for growth and learning
Overall, Yvette is passionate about helping clients not only survive but thrive after a failed relationship. She believes that with the right support and guidance, individuals can emerge from a breakup stronger, wiser, and more resilient than ever before. If you’re struggling to rebuild your life after a failed relationship, Yvette is here to help.
Monica Valdez, CSW-I
Clinical Social Work, Intern
Monica is a Clinical Social Work Intern and Air Force Veteran. She graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, with her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Social Work. Monica uses a combination of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focus, and a Bio-Psycho-Social approach to treating life’s complex challenges. Monica has gained experience at a residential treatment center in a rural setting working with high-risk youth and families treating adolescent issues ranging from substance use, addiction, adoption, ADHD, oppositional defiance, low self-esteem, trauma, anger, and depression.
Furthermore, she has received training and gained much experience conducting psychological evaluations for Veterans’ compensation and pension examinations under direct supervision.
She believes that with one step at a time, there will always be a way back to the path of healing and growth.
Lastly, in her spare time, Monica enjoys hanging out with friends, family, and her dog in her leisure time.
Coren Warren, CSW-I
Clinical Social Work, Intern
Coren Warren is a Clinical Social Work Intern who works with individuals ranging from 17 to 85 years of age. For the past 20 years, Coren has been a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor. She has assisted individuals struggling with addictions and co-dependency. Coren has specialized in helping individuals who struggle with depression, trauma, STI’s and are dually diagnosed. She also can assist those who are battling stressors consisting of life issues.
Coren strongly believes in helping others find their true path in life. It is not about what is right but what works best to meet your goals and visions. She assists clients in developing a plan to achieve their vision.
Coren uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and motivational interviewing. She also uses treatments that benefit the individual and help overcome and heal from barriers that have been a constant issue in their lives.
Coren looks forward to developing a trusting environment where you can grow and feel safe to try new tools to better yourself and your life.
Luis Ortega, CPC-I
Clinical Professional Counselor, Intern
Luis graduated from UNLV with a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. He is currently completing his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and Higher Education. He has 19 years of experience working in higher education with students of different backgrounds who are academically underperforming. He also has experience working with individuals who has suffered Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), anxiety, depression, drug, alcohol, and gambling addictions. In addition, Luis has played Soccer at a competitive level, and he enjoys working with children and adolescents who are suffering from sport traumas and building their self-esteem to perform at their highest level. Luis is genuine, empathetic, and solution focused. During his sessions, he uses approaches aligned with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), solution-focused, and client centered. His mantra is “we can all succeed and prosper if we are willing to put the work to reach our goals.”
Consejería Clínica y Salud Mental,
Luis se graduó de la University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) con una Maestría en Consejería Clínica en Salud Mental. Actualmente está completando su doctorado en Psicología Educativa y Educación Superior. Tiene 19 años de experiencia trabajando en educación superior con estudiantes de diferentes orígenes que tienen un bajo rendimiento académico. También tiene experiencia trabajando con personas que han sufrido trastorno de estrés postraumático, ansiedad, depresión, adicciones a las drogas, al alcohol y al juego. Además, Luis ha jugado fútbol a nivel competitivo y disfruta trabajar con niños y adolescentes que sufren traumas deportivos y desarrollar su autoestima para rendir al máximo nivel. Luis es genuino, empático y enfocado en la solución. Durante sus sesiones, utiliza enfoques alineados con la Terapia Cognitiva Conductual, centrados en la solución y centrados en el cliente. Su mantra es “Todos podemos tener éxito y prosperar si estamos dispuestos a trabajar para nuestras metas.”
Jessica Halling, CSW-I
Clinical Social Worker, Intern
Jessica Kay Halling is a Clinical Social Work Intern who works with individuals ranging from 13 to 75 years of age. Jessica received her masters degree in social work from the University of Southern California in 2015 and began her career as a social worker at Acelero Head Start.
Jessica has an extensive background in helping woman and children recover from sex trafficking, exploitation and domestic violence. Jessica also has a background working in the foster care system. Jessica strives to connect with people on a fundamental level and believes that human connection is the most powerful healing agent we have.
Jessica believes that with courageous conversations, the right tools and the willingness to put in the work everyone can step into the best version of themselves. Jessica uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and solution-focused therapy. Jessica strives to create a brave space for individuals to grow, learn and heal.
Linzie Lang, CSW-I
Clinical Social Worker, Intern
Linzie Lang is a Clinical Social Work Intern, Level 2 Reiki Practitioner, and is a certified yoga instructor. Linzie has both her 200 RYT and Trauma-informed yoga certifications. Linzie graduated with her Masters in Social Work at the University Nevada Reno.
Linzie works with children, adolescents, individuals, and families. Over the course of the past several years she has previously worked in infant adoptions assisting all members of the adoption triad, and in a school setting as a licensed social worker.
Linzie’s treatment style is centered on a holistic approach including the mind, body, and spirit.
She utilizes an integrative therapy approach to assist clients in their healing journeys.
Linzie believes in educating clients on the mind and body connection as a means to also empower clients in taking an active role in their own healing.
Marissa Cabral, CSW-I
Clinical Social Work, Intern
Marissa is a clinical social work intern who specializes working with adults age 18 and over. Marissa graduated from the University of Nevada Las Vegas in 2015 with her bachelors in social work and in 2020 with her masters in social work from University of Nevada Reno. She has been working as a social worker in the Las Vegas valley for over 7 years.
Marissa has experience with a variety of populations including aging, substance use, trauma, LGBTQ+, schizophrenia spectrum, depression, anxiety and suicidality. In addition, she has a passion for treating clients who are survivors of sexual assault and survivors of suicide loss.
She uses various forms of evidenced based therapies including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy and has completed trainings to utilize Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS). Marissa believes in providing positive support and empowering individuals to help guide them to meeting their goals.
Marissa enjoys spending her free time reading, running, crafting and organizing.
Joanne Tran, CSW-I
Clinical Social Work, Intern
She has a strong interest in mindfulness-based interventions and believes in bridging the gap between traditional therapeutic approaches with alternative healing modalities. She utilizes an integrative and holistic approach and believes that every individual has the capacity to transform and grow into their best unique selves.
Joanne strives to create a space where she can address concerns through a holistic lens, from mindfulness and meditation to nutrition and movement, since she feels well-being encompasses not only the mind but also the body and spirit.
In her free time, she enjoys going to live music events, traveling, hiking, and reading.
Our Values And What We Stand For.
There are many ways to get help mental help online, however, many of them lack a personal look and feel that facilitates the healing process in ways that nothing else can. People and clients need to feel contained and understood like they’ve been wandering their entire lives and now they found the beach of safety.
At For A Better Tomorrow, that’s exactly where we step in to help, as we add a very personal and unique approach to therapy that places you in the center of everything. Every decision we make starting from the therapist we assign you to is based on your preferences and what you need, as well as your past experiences and how they’ve affected your future.
This allows for a very authentic and supportive therapy experience, as you can truly discover what’s been holding you back, how you can overcome it, and sustain long-term changes provided by our experts to ensure your tomorrow is a lot brighter than you once thought.
A Personal, Compassionate Approach To Therapy
With the stigma surrounding therapy, we understand that millions of parents, students, working adults, and children have spent years of their lives contemplating their decision to ask for professional help. At For A Better Tomorrow, we never cause you to second-guess your decision, and understand that change might not come overnight.
We’re patient, attentive, and proactive, as we help you develop a supportive lifestyle filled with habits and daily routines that accelerate your healing process. By keeping you busy and helping you stay on track with your goals, you can finally start seeing some real progress and addressing the mental health challenges that have been holding you back.
Our experts help you create long-lasting change across all aspects of your life, including your career, a broken relationship, your family life, and your social life.
Qualified To Help You Overcome Years’ Worth Of Emotional And Mental Damage
Coming from a complex background and a trauma-filled past can make you feel afraid of going through therapy, as you might be scared of finding out that you’re in too deep. Our experts know exactly how to mitigate that fear and take it away from your healing journey, giving you a seamless transition into a more supportive mental health ecosystem and community.
By joining groups of like-minded people who have been through the same experiences, your feeling of loneliness starts to fade, and you start realizing that you do deserve a shot at a better future. When working with us, everything flows into place, and you can find answers to questions that have been echoing in your mind for years, maybe decades.
Tailor-Made Experiences For Amazing Results
Each family, household, and individual comes with their own unique experiences in life. This is why many people don’t benefit from therapy, as they head to the wrong people for help and might end up with the wrong diagnosis or a one-size-fits-all approach to therapy which almost never works.
At For A Better Tomorro, our mission is to make things a lot more personal than anything our clients have seen. We take the time to study your past experiences, traumas, and corrective efforts to connect the dots and understand the symptoms you’re experiencing today through a much wider lens.
Who Do We Work With?
We offer our help to anyone facing difficulties with their mental health. Whether your condition is diagnosed or still doesn’t have a clear label on it, we help you understand where you currently are, and how you can start healing and leaving a life of misery behind you.
There is no case too difficult or too ambiguous for our experts, as we develop personalized treatment and recovery plans that take you closer to your goals, and help you find answers about your own behavior, thought patterns, habits, and more.
Become Our Next Success Story
Begin Your Recovery Journey Today
Our experience together begins with a free 15-minute discovery call where we’ll introduce you to our programs and learn more about how we can help you grow into a more content, successful, and confident you.
Join us today and invest in your own well-being and choose to work with the right experts who simply get it.