JORDAN COSTEN-SUMPTER, ACSW
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.”
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.”