The Juno Community

Presentation for Association of Nonprofit Professionals

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok presents on burnout and self-care for nonprofit professionals.

Leadership Palm Beach County

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok co-chairs Business Day for Leadership Palm Beach County Engage. Business Day showcases the impact of small to large businesses in Palm Beach County for local community leaders.

Jupiter High School Career Fair

Vidya Nair, MSW presents at Jupiter High School’s career fair, speaking about her experience as a therapist and representing Juno Counseling and Wellness.

Presentation for Palm Beach County Bar Association

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok presents on imposter syndrome for professionals at the Palm Beach County Bar Association conference.

Quantum House

Vidya Nair, MSW volunteers at Quantum House, making meals for families with children receiving serious medical care.

Best of the County

The practice places as a finalist in the Community Choice Best of the County awards.

Giraffe Award

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok wins the Giraffe Award in the Health category from the Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County. This award is granted to women who have demonstrated achievement in career, volunteering, and community involvement.

Counseling for Change

The practice begins a new philanthropical program – Counseling for Change. The program makes a donation in honor of our graduating student interns, to a local nonprofit of the student intern’s choice.  Our inaugural donation was for Kathryn Smith, MA, who chose Pace Center for Girls to receive our donation.

Vita Nova’s Mallets and Martinis

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok attends Vita Nova’s fundraiser, Mallets and Martinis. Dr. Binensztok serves as vice chair of the board of directors.

Clays for Kids

The practice sponsors and participates in the Clays for Kids fundraiser for Clinics Can Help, raising money for medical supplies for children and families.

Presentation for Mental Health Counselor’s Association of Palm Beach County

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok presents on using Dialectical Behavior Therapy for trauma at the Mental Health Counselor’s Association of Palm Beach County.

Vita Nova

Staff from Vita Nova and board member Dr. Vassilia Binensztok accept a $10,000 donation from the Mental Health Counselor’s Association of Palm Beach County.

Temple Grandin Lecture

The staff attends a lecture on autism by famous scientist Temple Grandin at the South Florida Fair.

Path to College

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok attends the Shine and Dine fundraiser for Path to College.

Holiday Toy Drive

The practice collects an overflowing box of toys for the Little Smiles holiday toy drive.

Holiday Boat Parade

The practice sponsors the Palm Beach Holiday Boat Parade for the fifth year in a row (2023).

Arc Holiday Cards

The practice continues its yearly tradition of ordering our holiday cards from the artisan program at the Arc of Palm Beach County. This year, we got to meet the artist who designed our card!

Volunteering at Boystown

Vidya Nair, MSW volunteers to pack Thanksgiving baskets for families in need at Boystown.

Women’s Leadership Council

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok participates on the Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Leadership Council.

Pace Center for Girls

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok attends the Pace Center for Girls Luncheon. Dr. Binensztok serves on the board of directors.

At Juno Counseling and Wellness, Community is one of our core values. We are dedicated to giving back to the community, beyond the scope of the help we provide as therapists. We do this through philanthropy, volunteering, providing free trainings, fundraising, and board service.

Family Promise

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok attends the ribbon cutting for Family Promise, a nonprofit organization that assists children and families facing homelessness.

Community Events

Juno Counseling and Wellness provides fun games and candy to hundreds of children in the Jupiter and Palm Beach Gardens area at PumpkinFest, Boo Bash, and the Juno Beach Fall Festival.

Animal Supply Drive

Together with Jup Mom Meetup group, the practice hosted a successful animal supply drive benefiting Peaches Pals Rescue and Adopt a Cat.

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies

The Juno Counseling and Wellness team volunteered to process baby formula for Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Palm Beach County through the United Way of Palm Beach.

The practice donates pet food and supplies to an animal supply drive for Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. The supply drive was organized by the Little Peanut Meetup Group and the Jup Mom Meetup Group. Juno Counseling and Wellness donated over 150 pounds of pet food, 70 pounds of cat litter, and cat treats, toys, and accessories.

Leadership Palm Beach County

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok graduates from Leadership Palm Beach County Engage class of 2023.

MHCAPB x Vita Nova, Inc

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok, vice-chair of the Board of Directors for Vita Nova, Inc. accepts a check with Vita Nova leadership from the Mental Health Counselor’s Association of Palm Beach at a ceremony at Hanley Center. Dr. Vassilia is committed to fundraising effortsfor Vita Nova. Vita Nova, Inc. is a local nonprofit that helps homeless youth transitioning out of foster care in Palm Beach County.

Palm Beach County Sheriff

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok participates in the Sheriff for a Day program with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s office.

People of Purpose

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok joins the Board of Directors for People of Purpose, a local, nonprofit prison reentry program that helps returning citizens lead healthy, productive lives.

Vita Nova hosts Impact the Palm Beaches

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok and Vita Nova leadership host Impact the Palm Beaches. Impact generously gave a $100,000 donation to Vita Nova to help purchase transportation vans for the youth. Dr. Vassilia is vice chair of the Board of Directors for Vita Nova, a local nonprofit that helps homeless youth transitioning out of foster care in Palm Beach County.

Roundtable Discussion

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok participates in a roundtable discussion panel on the importance of storytelling for an opening by the artist Hugo Navarro at The Box Gallery in West Palm Beach.

Junior Achievement

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok presents to the students at Palm Beach Gardens High School about being a woman in business as part of a speaker series presented by Junior Achievement.

Vita Nova's 2023 Mallets & Martinis

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok attends Vita Nova’s 2023 annual Mallets and Martinis fundraiser at the National Croquet Center in West Palm Beach along with fellow Vita Nova Board members and other local leaders. Dr. Vassilia is vice chair of the Board of Directors for Vita Nova, a local nonprofit that helps homeless youth transitioning out of foster care in Palm Beach County.

Palm Beach County Bar Association

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok leads the Wellness presentations at the 2023 Palm Beach County Bar Association Bench Bar Conference in West Palm Beach.

Planting Trees

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok helps plant trees in Riverbend Park in Jupiter as part of Leadership Palm Beach County Engage Environment Day.

MHCAPB Presentation

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok leads a training on Somatic Experiencing Therapy for the Mental Health Counselor’s Association of Palm Beach at the Children’s Services Council.

Pace Center for Girls

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok attends the Pace Center for Girls Luncheon. Pace helps girls who are struggling academically, socially, and behaviorally by providing schooling and mentorship programs.

Reading to Kids

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok reads to an elementary school class as part of Leadership Palm Beach County Engage Education Day.

The Hands and Feet

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok creates marketing materials for The Hands and Feet, a local nonprofit that provides supplies to children entering DCF care in Palm Beach, Broward, and the Treasure Coast. This was part of a volunteer effort through Leadership Palm Beach County Engage Forward.

LPBC Public Safety Day

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok participates in Leadership Palm Beach County Engage Public Safety Day.

Vita Nova Home for the Holidays

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok attends Vita Nova’s Home for the Holidays dinner for the VN youth. Dr. Vassilia serves as vice chair oof the board for Vita Nova, a local nonprofit that helps homeless youth transitioning out of foster care in Palm Beach County.

Path to College

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok attends Path to College’s 2023 Shine and Dine fundraiser dinner. Dr. Vassilia often gives volunteer mental health presentations to the Path to College youth. Path to College provides support services to help underprivileged youth get accepted to college.

Jupiter Medical Center Foundation

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok attends the Jupiter Medical Center Foundation’s 2023 Highballs and Hibiscus fundraiser.

Peer Support with NAMI

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok delivers a training on mental health self-care for peer support specialists through the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) of Palm Beach County.

Vita Nova's 2022 Mallets & Martinis

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok attends Vita Nova’s 2022 annual Mallets and Martinis fundraiser at the Manatee Lagoon in West Palm Beach.

Fundraising for Vita Nova

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok volunteers for a Vita Nova shop and share fundraiser at Kendra Scott Jewelry at the Palm Beach Gardens Mall.

Florida Mental Health Counselors Association

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok delivers a training on working with families in the Florida Family Court system for the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association.

Women's Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok appears on the Women’sChamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County podcast,She Owns It, speaking about mental health in theworkplace and for business owners.

Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok delivers a self-care workshop to the Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals group.

Panel Presentation

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok serves on a panel about mental health and substance use for an opening by artist Dominic Espositio at The Box Gallery.

Wellington Rotary

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok delivers a presentation about managing stress while working from home to the Rotary Club of Wellington.

NAMI Presentation

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok delivers a presentation about self-care and stress management to the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) of Palm Beach County.

Vita Nova's 2020 Mallets & Martinis

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok donates the swag bags from Juno Counseling and Wellness at Vita Nova’s 2020 Mallets and Martinis Fundraiser.

Vita Nova's 2019 Mallets & Martinis

Dr. Vassilia Binensztok volunteers at Vita Nova’s 2019 Mallets and Martinis Fundraiser.

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