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About Us

DID- Dissociation Identity Disorder is a copying skill developed from childhood when repeated abuse is occurring. DID Discovering Hope is a nonprofit through Underground Network as a 503(c)(3)....

How We Got Started

Discovering Hope Provides resources, mentors, and support groups in the Tampa Bay area. Cole-Ian founder is a survivor of trauma realized a lack of support for adults and began facilitating support groups. Cole-Ian is currently finishing up her certifications to become a Pastoral Counselor. Cole as a heart to help those who deal with hurts from past child abuse and domestic violence. We have 2 locations in Tampa Bay Area Tampa Downwntown Ybor and Holiday fl

Our Ideal Customer

women with trauma related issues from child abuse and domestic violence.

Our Team
Julie Nielsen from 1978
Julie Nielsen
Administrative Director
Cole Ian from 1978
Cole Ian
Upcoming Events & Promotions
"Cole Ian invites you to celebrate with free breakfast the launching of her book. Cole Ian is not a licensed therapist. All information is based on her own experience, how her faith and the word of God Helped in her recovery journey." "Cole Ian invites you on this captivating, self-proclaimed...
REGISTRATION FOR OCTOBER 7, 2017 Our annual conference is an essential event that is specifically for those struggling with abuse trauma, post traumatic stress disorder, dissociative disorders, especially those with DID, loved ones of people with dissociative disorders and health professionals...
Products & Services


The Mentor program focuses on the healing from the trauma by enabling the mentee to achieve their life's goals by encouraging and offering one on one life skills and the 12 steps of Celebrate Recovery with Scriptures and the 8 Principles based on the Beatitudes.

Support for survivors

Mentoring: The Mentor program focuses on the healing from the trauma.We encourage and offering one on one life skills and the 12 steps of Celebrate Recovery with Scriptures and the 8 Principles based on the Beatitudes. Traumatic Incident Reduction(TIR): A systematic method of locating,...
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Mona Giordano,
Mona Giordano
a Certified Professional Christian Life Purpose Coach and my desire is to guide you on a journey of discovering your God-appointed purpose and then help YOU map out the directions to achieving YOUR goals. I will walk alongside you as your biggest encourager and help you to overcome any roadblocks or detours along the way.
Helpful and really work to help others struggling
Direct Connection is a warm inspiring place. From the quite lounge where u can sit have a cup a coffee to meeting clients where the presents of the Lord is so strong with in your spirit. Great place to share and connect with other women:)
Past Events & Promotions
Art and music can not only help you deal with the bad stuff, but also help you appreciate and focus on the good. Join us for an evening of grounding techniques. This month activities will focus on Playing songs and encourageing you to sing along. Discuss lyrics of song and what “leisure time”...