Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist

Yany Garcia is passionate about assisting and guiding adolescents and adults to learn and recover those skills needed to find personal success.

In 2007 Yany graduated with a BA in Social Science from the University of Puerto Rico. In order to expand his possibilities of helping and teaching others, Yany completed a Master Degree in Business Administration at the Metropolitan University, Ana G. Mendez System. He also completed credits of Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Troy University.

Yany started his community service journey as a volunteer for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in Puerto Rico. In 2008 he started providing Educational Services to students with special needs in Puerto Rico. Following his passion for providing quality services for those in need, Yany started working at the Department of Education Humacao Region in Puerto Rico, Monitoring Federal Educational Programs.

Like many other Puerto Ricans, Yany moved to Orlando FL in 2014. He found his way to continue the community service working as Targeted Case Manager impacting lives in Orange, Seminole and Osceola County in Central Florida. His proficiency in English and Spanish Language opened the possibilities to impact more lives within the community. Since 2016 Yany has been part of Compass Counseling Services, as a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist. With more than 15 years of community service, Yany has impacted the lives of many in need, teaching and guiding them to identify their strengths and skills to overcome obstacles in their lives.