MEET OUR STAFF!
CRYSTAL LILLY, Deputy Executive Director
Family & Youth Director - Orange County
Crystal Lilly has been working in the mental health field helping children for the last decade. Crystal has her Bachelor’s in Psychology and Master’s in Criminal Justice. She is one class shy of her PhD in Psychology. Crystal is a Certified Recovery Peer Specialist. Crystal is a certified trainer for WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan), Wraparound, Certified Recovery Peer Specialist, Family Assessment of Needs & Strengths, and Child Adolescent Needs & Strengths. Crystal serves on the Board of Advisory of the Reflections Program at Mental Health Association of Central FL. Crystal lives with her husband and their six children in Central FL. Crystal has navigated the mental health system and school system advocating for her children that were diagnosed with mental health challenges. She also has experience navigating the Child Welfare System when she adopted her daughter out of foster care. She and her husband enjoy traveling and seeing the sites that Florida has to offer. Her favorite hobby is shark tooth hunting on the beaches in Manasota Key.
CATHEDRA WINSTON, Family & Youth Supervisor
Cathedra Winston is a local “Wellness Expert”. Cathedra has a bachelor’s degree in biology, is a Certified Recovery Peer Specialist, Florida Certified Wraparound Trainer/Coach, and an Advanced Level WRAP Facilitator. Cathedra facilitates Wellness workshops where she teaches individuals how to manage stress. Through the utilization of WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) individuals create personal Wellness plans to help them stay physically and emotionally well despite life’s daily challenges. Cathedra has worked with both youth and adults in Orange, Seminole, and Osceola Counties. Cathedra has been recognized professionally by FADAA (Florida Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association) for her work with youth and families in Orange County. Cathedra specializes in youth engagement with a focus on emotional wellness. Cathedra lives a life of wellness and uses her own lived experiences to show others how they can “intentionally” live better lives. Good emotional hygiene starts here!
Youth Leader Orange County
William Mollentze is a Senior at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN. Early in his life, William knew he wanted to help others. In high school William was the President of the “Bee Gees” program, where he mentored children with disabilities. He took his passion for helping others to college, where he worked as a Mentor/Coach in the local community. William uses his love for football to connect with younger children. He teaches them more than just the fundamentals of the sport. William helps equip young people with the skills to resolve conflicts appropriately and safely. William prides himself on creating a safe environment for young people to be themselves.
Could this be you?
Could this be you?