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Owner, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Denisha Hamilton is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional, and a DBT Certified Therapist that can work with many issues and ages. Denisha is well versed in dealing with issues of trauma, attachment disorder, anxiety, depression, gender/sexuality issues, as well as a variety of other issues that impact children, teenagers, and adults. Denisha uses the tenets of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to help clients work towards their goals, despite their diagnoses, life circumstances, and other obstacles that may steer clients away from their goals.


Denisha’s philosophy to therapy: “Life is a journey and any impact I can have on helping a person through that journey is an honor and a privilege. I aim to help people understand and accept themselves, and move towards the life they deserve”.



Licensed Professional Counselor

Suchita Palit (she/her) is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over a decade of experience providing individual, family, and group services across a variety of treatment settings, ranging from outpatient services to residential mental health and addiction treatment, crisis care, and school and home-based services. Suchita is skilled in addressing trauma, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, ADHD, identity, sexuality, gender, and life transitions. Her special interests include helping adolescents and adults with acculturation, racial trauma, body image, and LGBTQIA2S+ issues.


Suchita’s philosophy to therapy: "Whether you’re looking to heal past wounds or navigate new challenges, I am honored to support you through this journey. I believe in meeting people with empathy, humor, and realness as we collaboratively center strengths, explore the painful parts of life, and make room for healing."


Licensed Professional Counselor


Kimberly Bryant is a Licensed Professional Counselor whose passion is in providing services to the adolescent, adult, and elderly populations with a wide variety of diagnosis including but not limited to anxiety, depression, relationship issues, parenting and co-parenting issues, self-esteem, etc. Kim also has experience facilitating groups and working with clients struggling with co-occurring disorders.


Kimberly's philosophy to therapy: "The counseling process is an alliance between the client and therapist and the clients are the experts of their lives. One’s experience in therapy should be as unique as they are as a person".



Resident in Social Work


Rochon Moore Bumgardner is a social worker who works with pre-adolescent and adolescent teens through transitional stages in life. Rochon uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and solution-focused approaches to help youth identify and manage challenges they may face.


Rochon's philosophy to therapy: 'It's ok to ask for help even when the rest of the world seems to not need it. It is my goal to help reduce the stigma of therapy and share the benefits of having someone in your corner who will allow you to be you without judgment.'



Certified Social Worker

Jordan L. Costen-Sumpter is a social worker who is passionate about helping those in need, especially youth. For the past five years he has dedicated his time to building and cultivating an affirming and accepting space specifically for LGBTQ+ adolescents. As part of that journey Jordan has worked with youth struggling with different diagnosis including anxiety, depression, and suicidal thoughts to incorporate evidence-based practices for the purpose of improving their mental health and outlook on life.


Jordan’s philosophy to therapy: "The help is here when you feel you need it. Don’t feel ashamed to ask for it. Instead, feel proud that you know there is a problem, and you are finding a way to resolve it.”



Resident in Social Work


Giovonni Hinton is an energetic, creative, and intuitive social worker. She finds joy in providing a sacred space that allows adults to connect, heal, and regulate their emotional and nervous system. With intention, dignity, and humor (when appropriate), Giovonni utilizes a therapeutic approach that integrates mindfulness, meditation, shadow work and cognitive behavioral therapy modalities. Giovonni has experience working with individuals through cultural identity challenges, life transitions, women's issues, trauma, depression, anxiety, and providing an affirming space for LGBTQ+ individuals.


Giovonni’s philosophy to therapy: “Despite what your beliefs & struggles are, I want you to know that you are not alone, and you don’t have to face this alone. You deserve to be in a space where you can communicate your thoughts and emotions.You deserve to work with someone that seeks to build a positive, inviting, supportive, and trusting relationship. You deserve to work with someone to assist in helping you to identify and build upon your strengths so you can blossom into your best self and live the life you value and desire.


Resident in Social Work


Ariel Batiste is a diligent Licensed Social Worker who has a deep vested interest in assisting those in need. Ariel is passionate to work with various ages, as well as open to working with couples and families. Ariel makes a genuine effort to create an empathic bond that is supportive in striving for healing and self- sufficiency with emphases for building strength and healthy coping mechanisms.




Ariel’s philosophy to therapy is that “people are resilient, psychological resilience is a quality in which people are knocked down by their adversities in life and come back even stronger than before; therapy allows the opportunity to gain hopefulness and positive coping mechanisms in addressing current as well as future life challenges.”


Resident in Counseling


Kristal Lamar brings experience working with a wide range of ages and populations (veterans, adults, teens and adolescents). Kristal has knowledge working with adults and children in an outpatient setting and children in an inpatient facility. There is no limit to her expertise or drive. She applies various therapeutic interventions including but not limited to mindfulness, Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and more. Her fundamental principles are molded from a person-centered stance where the client is encouraged to share in a nurturing, judgement free, empathetic, genuine, honest, and safe environment. Each client is guaranteed a smile at the beginning and end of each session. Her passion is working with her clients to assist in identifying and overcoming obstacles in their lives, guiding them on their journey towards a healthier, more fulfilling life.


Kristal's philosophy: "Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness" - Desmond Tutu. I look forward to partnering with each client to find the hope to see the light.



Resident in Social Work

Raya Caron is a Resident in Social Work who is passionate about mental health and wellbeing. Since 2019, she has provided services to children as young as 8, teens, adults, and seniors. Raya especially enjoys working with clients who are seeking solutions stemming from ADHD and/or LGBTQ issues. She also has experience in the area of handling stress, workplace issues, life transitions, anxiety, and depression. Raya is  Health at Every Size (HAES) supportive and believes that everyone should feel comfortable in their own skin.

Raya's philosophy: "I have no magic answers. Instead, I offer kindness, humor, a sense of safety, and a promise that we will try and find the answers together. This is your journey; I am just along for the ride."


Social Work Intern


Jennifer Reynolds is a Social Work Intern with over twenty years of experience working with adolescents. Jennifer has found that her niche is working with children, teens, and young adults. She enjoys building a partnership with her clients so they can reach the goals they've set for their lives. Jennifer has worked with teens from all walks of life and has learned that no matter where we are on our journey, we all walk through the same joys and struggles. The path may look different for all of us, but we will all find our way. Jennifer celebrates emotional growth in young people as they begin to piece together their definitions of themselves, their world, and their future.


Jennifer’s philosophy: "Every day is a second chance. There is always another day to work on the person you want to become. There is always another day to forgive yourself for things you wish you had done differently. Some days kick us, but some days we kick back."


Social Work Intern

Mitzi Albert is a Social Work Intern with experience in advocating for clients related to improving the collaboration and communication between mental health and physical health providers. Mitzi has extensive training doing research on the topic of suicide prevention. Mitzi's passion is working with adults with chronic medical illness, as well as a variety of mental health concerns that accompany medical diagnoses. 

Mitzi believes that healing and growth are possible through an environment steeped in connection, mutual respect, and authenticity. She is interested in empowering her clients by helping them recognize and build upon their strengths to overcome life’s adversities.


Mitzi’s philosophy is “I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; when they can give and receive without judgment…”

~ Brené Brown ~


Chantel Richardson

Social Work Intern

 Chantel Richardson is a Social Work Intern with 8 years of experience working with clients of all ages and backgrounds. She is passionate about supporting the LGBTQ+ community through the use of affirmative therapy that validates the identities and experiences of the individuals she is working with. She works to ensure her clients have the support needed to become a better version of themselves by understanding and acknowledging that they are not defined by what they deal with but by what they do in the face of those struggles.


Chantel’s philosophy to therapy “Everything happens for a reason, even if we don’t know or understand the reason. The challenges we face are only obstacles that make us stronger, and your progress is not diminished by how the world views Mental Health.”

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