Oxford Who’s Who has inducted Rafaelina D. Cortorreal-Lopez into the highest Professional Distinction “Top Tier of Excellence Lifetime Achievement Recognition” due to her outstanding contributions and achievements and leadership as a Therapist and Mental Health Counselor as well as Founder of Counseling and Mentoring Services in Fort Mill, South Carolina. Ms. Cortorreal-Lopez is one of few special honorees distinguished based on her professional accomplishments, academic achievements, years of service, and the credentials she has provided. Ms. Cortorreal-Lopez has garnered a reputation of distinction for her extensive knowledge and experience, and she continues to strive for world awareness and prevention in her every endeavor. Rafaelina is a Group Counselor/Therapist at Center for Psychiatry at Piedmont Medical Center where her role is to develop a therapeutic relationship with the patients in the psychiatric unit through group counseling and individual counseling. Ms. Rafaelina Cortorreal-Lopez is a woman with a big heart for women, kids, the elderly actually all people, which is why she Founded Counseling and Mentoring Services to give back to society and her community. There is an epidemic in America right now of suicide especially within the High School aged youths. Ms. Cortorreal-Lopez is more than a Mental Health Counselor she is a unique individual with integrity and impeccable ethics utilizing her skills to encourage people, lift them up and empower them to reach their full potential. Ms. Cortorreal-Lopez believes “We all have the potential to be a blessing to others, and I want to use my knowledge and experience for good purpose.” Oxford Who’s Who proudly endorses Ms. Rafaelina D. Cortorreal-Lopez for her continuous stellar accomplishments. Oxford Who’s Who encourages all to reach out to her if you need help, guidance, perhaps you have the qualifications to join her community services. We at Oxford Who’s Who will keep you all aware of her future events which include a run/walk to raise awareness of those at risk of suicide and maybe educate America with some red flags to recognize and not overlook. We also encourage all that are able to support or make charitable donations to help Ms. Cortorreal-Lopez continue to bless and save so many lives. Let’s join and support Ms. Cortorreal-Lopez and her mission to raise awareness, save lives, stop this terrible epidemic and unite for it may be a family member of yours that may be saved. Ms. Rafaelina D. Cortorreal-Lopez an Iconic Force welcomes keynote speaking engagement invitations Nationally as well as Internationally.
Rafaelina D. Cortorreal-Lopez, Founder and Therapist/Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor at Counseling and Mentoring Services, and Group Counselor/Therapist at Center for Psychiatry at Piedmont Medical Center. Going back to school to earn her BA in Psychology from University of Phoenix, Rafaelina D. Cortorreal-Lopez graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Mrs. Cortorreal-Lopez then obtained a Baccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2013 and her Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Capella University in 2014. As the Founder of Counseling and Mentoring Services in Fort Mill, South Carolina, Mrs. Cortorreal-Lopez assists teens and families in crisis. Her role as a Therapist and Mental Health Counselor includes crisis intervention, assisting clients with setting and planning long- and short-term goals, and helping them develop coping skills, stress management skills, anger management strategies, social skills, and positive ways to improve self-esteem. As a Therapist/Counselor, she serves as a support person for clients dealing with grievance related to family death and illness, as well helping clients research available resources, such as shelter, clothing, food, education, and job opportunities. Her role at the Piedmont Medical Center is to develop a therapeutic relationship with the patients in the psychiatric unit through group counseling and individual counseling, which helps Mrs. Cortorreal-Lopez get a better understanding of what they are going through and gives her important information to help tailor an individualized treatment plan for patients. She also helps patients through group activities where they learn social and coping skills and strategies that can help them reach their goals and enable them to live a normal life. Founding Counseling and Mentoring Services is a way to give back to society and her community. Mrs. Cortorreal-Lopez recently lost her nephew to suicide, an epidemic in America right now. With plans to organize a run/walk to raise awareness, she also hopes to begin working with her local school district to offer group counseling for those at risk of suicide, a goal that she is hoping to complete by Fall 2016.