Diagnosis of cancer for a child is devastating for the entire family psychologically, emotionally, spiritually, and financially. POST has licensed therapists, a case manager, and a program coordinator to help families through this difficult journey. We can be reached at 561-882-6336.


Barbara Abernathy, PhD, LMHC is CEO of the Pediatric Oncology Support Team, Inc. (POST). She provides support and guidance to the team. She is also a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and provides counseling to children and families. Learn more about Barbara, her cancer journey, her triathlon fundraiser for POST, and her 19 years with POST here!

Barbara can be reached at babernathy@postfl.org





Terrie Johnson is the POST Program Coordinator. She maintains a warm, friendly atmosphere in the office, helps clients with wishes, and serves as a liaison to ensure that services are provided. She oversees the team to make sure that every family gets what they need. Read more about Terrie, her likes, and her 19 years with POST here!

Terrie can be reached at tjohnson@postfl.org



who_we_are_cgdCarmengloria Davis, MS is the POST Case Manager. She helps families find, apply for, and secure assistance from local and national resources. She serves as a liaison and an advocate on behalf of POST clients and is also a Spanish speaker. Learn more about Carmengloria, her personality, and her commitment to POST here!

Carmengloria can be reached at cdavis@postfl.org



who_we_are_hsHilary Schmitt, LMFT, NCC is the POST Child & Family Counselor. She helps children and their families deal with the diagnosis of cancer by managing stress/anxiety and teaching new coping skills. Hilary joined the team in July 2013. Read more about Hilary to learn about her personal and professional journey here!

Hilary can be reached at hscmitt@postfl.org




Lissette Hernandez, RMHI, joined POST as a Child & Family Counselor in 2016 after working as an intern with us for a year. She has been a welcome addition to the team.

Lissette can be reached at lhernandez@postfl.org.

Barbara Scarlata is our Development Associate, helping to ensure that every family who is battling their child’s cancer can get the emotional and financial support they need. She joined POST in March 2015 and has worked hard on several campaigns since then. Read more about Barbara S. here.

Barbara S. can be reached at bscarlata@postfl.org




Pam Daly keeps our books and makes sure that all the administrative details are in order.

Pam can be reached at pdaly@postfl.org