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The Center of Hopes – Counseling, Speaking, Training
Facing Our Future
Jeremiah Hopes Counselor and Trainer


Welcome to The Center of Hopes™  a counseling, speaking, and training organization that is committed to the prevention of juvenile delinquency.

We provide therapeutic intervention to youth with high risk emotional and behavioral challenges.  We specialize in treating youth with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), anger related problems and substance use disorders.

We assist parents and caregivers by offering counseling, training, and resources to enhance their parenting skills.  In addition, we specialize in providing researched based and cutting-edge professional training and workshops for helping professionals and educators who work directly with youth.

Please take your time on the site as you will find helpful information about booking speaking engagements, purchasing books and resources, recent blog posts, and services.


Jeremiah has over 15 years of direct counseling experience with youth, families, and young adults. He provides individual and group counseling services. He excels in developing creative methods for building rapport with youth who are considered at-risk.


Jeremiah is a dynamic and engaging keynote speaker who addresses audiences on a variety of topics such as diversity, juvenile delinquency prevention, addictions, and child and youth mental health related issues.


Jeremiah provides professional training to groups and organizations nationwide. Some of his most sought trainings cover topics such as diversity, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anger management, substance abuse, and juvenile delinquency prevention.

What Clients are Saying

“Thank you for providing guest lecturers for my substance abuse course over the past four years.
My students always find your content interesting and informative; and your interactive style keeps them
engaged. Your professionalism is admirable, and you are an excellent role model for future counseling practitioners.”

Dr. Willie C. Fleming, LCP, NCCProfessor Program Coordinator Mental Health Counseling Program Statesville Campus, Gardner-Webb University

“I wanted to write and personally thank you for your work leading multiple sessions
at our district’s Spring inservice day. Your sessions helped my colleagues and I better
understand how we can bridge different experiences and support every one of
our students.”

Kaine OsburnPrincipal, Niles West High School, Skokie, IL

“Your presentation on Violence De-escalation Skills and Conflict Resolution was extremely informative, and more importantly, quite practical and immediately, applicable to the kinds of work our committee is trying to do.”

David G. Jacobs, MDChair: CMC Violence Prevention Committee

“The theme for the NCCA 2015 Annual Conference was Navigating Our Professional World: Ethics, Technology, Advocacy, & Diversity. The organization is grateful for all you did to help make the keynote address and luncheon beneficial and meaningful for our members. Thank you again for your participation in our conference.”

J. Scott Glass, PhD, LPC, NCCPresident, North Carolina Counseling Association

Some of My Clients

Covenant Day School
Winthrop University
North Carolina Counseling Association
Carolinas Healthcare System
Charlotte Area Healthcare Education Center
Union Academy Charter School
School Nurse Association of North Carolina
Gardner-Webb University