About us

Olusola Togun-Butler

My name is Olusola however I go by a shorter version of my name which is Sola. I am the owner of Butterfly Counseling Services, LCSW, P.C. I am a Nigerian American who has lived in Scotland, Nigeria, and the US. I immigrated to the United States with my immediate family at the age of 12.

I am bilingual speaking English and Yoruba fluently. I love to travel around the world to learn about different cultures. I have been on medical mission trips to India, the Philippines, and Kenya. I established the Victoria Ibironke Togun Scholarship Fund to provide educational opportunities to young girls/women in developing countries.

I have a Ph.D. in Education from Northcentral University, a Master’s degree in Social Work from Silberman School of Social Work, and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Brooklyn College. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of New York, New Jersey, and Ohio. I provide individual, couple, and family therapy sessions to adults and adolescents in New York, and e-therapy (live video) sessions in the State of New York, New Jersey, and Ohio.

I am a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, a Certified Dialectical Behavior Therapist, a member of the New York City Cognitive Behavior Therapy Association, and Kappa Delta Pi. I am the Associate Chairperson and Assistant Professor in the Human Services Department at St. Joseph’s College. I published a children’s book entitled, “Where Do You Keep The Lions? An African Girl’s First Day of School in America. I do speaking engagements focused on challenging myths about the African Continent. I have worked for Talkspace, Brightpoint Health, Community Counseling and Mediation, Zane State College, Catholic Charities, Hamilton Madison House, and Graham Windham Services to Families and Children. Advocacy and social justice are my passion.

Email: Sola@butterflycounselingservices.com


Juana Trejo-Reyes


Juana is a licensed bilingual clinical therapist, fluent in English and Spanish. She has a Master’s degree in Social Work from Hunter College School of Social Work. She has over 18 years of experience across a variety of settings. Juana has experience treating children, adolescents, adults, and the geriatric population. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and counseling to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She works from a collaborative, strengths-based approach; assisting and supporting clients to be the author of their own lives. Juana works with clients experiencing anxiety, depression, disruptive behaviors, relationship challenges, self-esteem, and trauma. She enjoys working with individuals and/or families to navigate the challenges of life. She believes therapy is a safe place to grow, learn, and achieve shared goals using an eclectic mix of modalities to meet each client’s unique needs.

Francine Rojas


Francine Rojas is a licensed Social Worker in New York State. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and has worked in a variety of settings throughout her career. In her 17 years of practice, her experiences have provided her with a unique lens, as they have ranged from leading education programs in city government to working in NYC high schools providing counseling services to at-risk youth. She has extensive experience working with vulnerable and underserved populations. Her work has focused on children, families, and adults dealing with various issues such as depression, anxiety, grief, parenting, women’s issues, life transitions, and trauma.

Ms. Rojas has a background in cognitive behavioral therapy, however, utilizes a variety of modalities based on client needs. With an empathetic ear, and a faith-based and culturally competent background, she will offer you a safe and supportive environment to share your most vulnerable experiences and feelings. Life can be very unpredictable and present us with significant challenges and pain. These circumstances can impact our daily functioning and our relationships with others. Therefore, Ms. Rojas looks forward to working with you in beginning the process of healing and restoration.

Olanike (Nikki) Oyeyemi


Olanike (Nikki) Oyeyemi is a Licensed Master Social Worker in New York state. A graduate from Fordham University’s Graduate School of Social Work with a Master’s degree specializing in Social Work and Law. Olanike has 18 years of experience in the social service industry with 14 of those years in the child welfare system. During that time, she worked directly with children and families providing a variety of services, including case management, parenting skills, substance abuse counseling and mental health services, and eventually became the Program Director of a Treatment Family Foster Care program.

With a life-long focus and passion in advocacy and ensuring that communities of color are positively represented with access to equitable resources and services, Olanike aims to help clients understand the impact of structural racism and oppressive systems in their life. Operating from a trauma-informed, non-judgmental strengths-based and solution-focused approach, Olanike supports clients to view their development from an empowerment perspective and to discover their inherent strengths and resilience.

Tavleen Kaur


Tavleen Kaur (she/her/hers) is a Licensed Master Social Worker in the state of New York. She holds a Masters in Social Work from New York University and a Masters in Psychology from Panjab University, India. She has worked extensively with adolescents, adults, and families seeking relief from a wide range of concerns, including stress, anxiety, depression, anger management, substance use, traumatic experiences, life transitions, multicultural identity issues, and interpersonal difficulties. Her experiences of working within the criminal justice system and the education system have helped her adopt a holistic, strengths-based, culturally sensitive, trauma-informed, humanistic approach to therapy while helping clients identify the ways in which they are affected by different systems, the role of oppression and privilege in their lives.

Tavleen believes that therapy is a creative and collaborative process of exploration through which individuals find new ways of understanding the intersectionality of their identities –  self-awareness, the first step to personal transformation. In order to assist clients progress toward their optimal self, she utilizes evidence based therapeutic models of solution focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based therapy, and existential therapy. Additionally, she keenly employs experiential techniques from psychodrama, educational theatre, and other creative arts to help clients express and discover themselves innovatively. Tavleen promises to provide acceptance, empathy, and support on your inner journey in the outer world.

Mariemi Garcia


Mariemi Garcia is a licensed Bilingual Social Worker in New York State. She is fluent in English and Spanish. Mariemi has a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Fordham University with a concentration on Children and Families. She has over 15 years of experience in providing supports to children, adolescents, and adults across a variety of settings. Mariemi has worked with minority populations in underserved communities throughout her entire career. It is her passion to serve those who are least heard and to help them gain their voice.

Mariemi has experience in treating and supporting trauma survivors and providing crisis intervention strategies. She is also experienced in treating anxiety and depression. Mariemi’s approach is to provide clients with the tools to achieve autonomy in their own treatment process to regain control of their lives by establishing permanent healthy coping mechanisms.

Ruzan Ghazaryan


Ruzan is a licensed master social worker who is proficient in both English and Russian. She has extensive training and experience in evidence-based methods such as Psychodynamic Therapy, CBT, DBT, Motivational Interviewing, Functional Family Therapy, and Mindfulness. She holds a degree in social work from New York University.

Ruzan’s approach to therapy is client-centered and evidence-based, which means she tailors her remedies to the specific requirements of each individual. She endeavors to create a safe and supportive environment in which clients can explore their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors.

Ruzan’s compassionate approach to therapy enables a deeper connection with her clients and helps to explore their emotions with greater freedom. Ruzan assists her clients in achieving their objectives and feeling fulfilled in their lives, regardless of whether they are experiencing anxiety, depression, relationship issues, trauma, or other issue.


Mind Blossom is on a mission to empower people’s mental wellbeing through mental health education and community engagement. We utilize evidence-based methods to help people understand themselves and others in ways that are proven to enhance mental health and prevent mental illness.
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