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WHO WE ARE: THE LATINX PRACTICE COLLECTIVE

Our mission is to elevate clinical entrepreneurs in New Jersey and New York, fostering a strong community and collaboration. The Latinx Practice Collective is dedicated to uniting professionals, sharing knowledge, and providing the support and resources needed to thrive as a clinical entrepreneur. 

We are a community of entrepreneurs who are fearlessly embracing our cultural background on a path to success. As the Collective, we deeply value and celebrate our diverse backgrounds and experiences. We understand the importance of creating a space that honors our Latinx heritage, allowing us to embrace our cultural roots while pursuing our entrepreneurial dreams. By staying true to our identities, we are able to bring an authentic perspective to our work and connect with others who share a similar background.

By joining us, you’ll be part of a dynamic network that empowers you to make a significant and positive difference in the Latinx community.

MEET THE TEAM

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Kathy Acosta,
LCSW

- FOUNDER -

Kathy Acosta, serves as the visionary Founder and CEO of HERO Counseling Center, a group practice located in Ridgewood, NJ. Additionally, she is the Founder of Hero Consultations, where she offers coaching and guidance to individuals aspiring to launch their own practice...

As a licensed clinical social worker...

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Vanessa De Jesus Guzman,
LPC, NCC

- CO-FOUNDER -

Vanessa De Jesus Guzman is a Keynote Speaker, Host of the Free to Be Mindful Podcast, and National Certified Licensed Professional Counselor, with 20 years of experience working with thousands of children and families. Her insights on mindful living, mental health, and personal growth have been featured on the Today Show, Univision and multiple national publications...

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Jasmine Rarimez,
LCSW

- CO-FOUNDER -

Jasmine is a therapist with extensive experience based in New York City, and brings over a decade of expertise to her practice. During her impactful seven-year tenure at a New York City hospital, she provided invaluable support to patients navigating serious illnesses and end-of-life care.

In October 2022, Jasmine took the bold step of establishing...

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