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Family Counselling


As a part of FamilyLife's mission to provide transferrable, biblically-based help for you at every stage of your marriage and family life, we have a few professionals attached to our mission who provide family counselling services privately.

Marcia Tappin-Boxill B.A., M.T.T.A.P., M.A.
Counselling/ Psychologist


Marcia Tappin- Boxill is a Counselling Psychologist and completed her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree Training in the U.S.  While in the USA, she was Assistant Director and Principal Counselor of a Crisis Center and was speaker/presenter at numerous events in the Chicago area. Shortly after returning to Trinidad, she opened a private practice and also founded the organization CARING CONNECTIONS that seeks to minister to the needs of youth and families in the community. She is a Past President of the Trinidad & Tobago Association of Psychologists (TTAP)  and a current member of its Trauma Team. She continues to have a passion in speaking and using therapy to help set captives free.  Mrs. Tappin-Boxill and husband Theo have 3 daughters.


Marcia Tappin-Boxill is available for Individual Counselling, Marital/ Family Counselling, Crisis Counselling, Consultant Service and Speaking Engagements.


Boxill and Associates

By appointment only



Tel: (868) 389-8426

Petreece Cuffie
Counsellor/ Trainer


Petreece Cuffie is the principal partner at Petreece Cuffie and Associates (PCA) and is responsible for PCA’s Personal/ Interpersonal Services. Petreece is a professional social worker who has vast experience in counselling and training.  She spent seven years at the Rape Crisis Society of Trinidad and Tobago where she was the Administrator and Head Counsellor.


Petreece has conducted training seminars and workshops for businesses, schools, community and religious groups. She has lectured at the UWI School of Continuing Studies and is a former Life Skills Facilitator for the Ministry of Science, Technology and Tertiary Education. She has also developed various initiatives including “Developing a Vision for your Life” Life Skills Workshop for at-risk youth. Over 5,000 young people have completed the workshop to date.


Petreece creates an environment of openness and self-discovery. This allows your employees to effectively resolve emotional issues that have been a barrier to individual and team performance.



Petreece Cuffie and Associates

301 Eastern Main Road,

El Dorado,

Trinidad and Tobago,

West Indies


Tel/Fax: 1-868-645-4802



Maureen Bartholomew
Executive Coach/ HR Consultant


Maureen Bartholomew is a Human Resource Consultant specialisng in training, and an Executive Coach. She is also a lead trainer for Life at the Crossroads, a life skills and character development programme in secondary schools. 


Maureen Bartholomew

By appointment only



Tel: (868) 357-7448

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