"Empowering Communities One Family At A Time"

About Empowering Families, LLC

Empowering Families, LLC was founded by two liked minded woman in behavioral health field. Empowering Families, LLC strives with working with our families and staff.  Empowering Families, LLC was started in a simple conversation and put into action in 2013!


Ms. Martin was born in Kingston, Jamaica, and moved to the United States when she was six years old. Ms. Martin earned her BA in Sociology and MA in School Counseling from Norfolk State University. Also, Ms. Martin has earned a certification as a QMHP-C and QMHP-A. Ms. Martin has over 15 years of experience working with At-Risk youth and the Behavioral Health population. During her free time, Ms. Martin enjoys volunteering and working with programs that assist the homeless and at-risk families.

Ms. Jessica Valdivia has earned a BA of CRJS & BS in Clinically Psychology from Old Dominion University.  Ms. Valdivia has earned certifications in QMHP-C & QMHP-A.  Ms. Valdivia has over 11 years of experience in behavioral health. Ms. Valdivia is first generation Mexican-American. Spanish is her first language. Ms. Valdivia enjoys conversing with everyone!