Kellie is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP-BC), earning her degree from the University of South Alabama in 2019. She completed a Master of Science in Nursing with a post certification in both PMHNP and Nursing Education.
With over two decades of diverse professional experience, Kellie has worked across various healthcare sectors, including emergency services and nephrology. Additionally, she has provided nurse coaching services to individuals facing chronic health conditions. In the past four years, Kellie has served as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, offering care to individuals with a range of mental health conditions across the lifespan. She is known for her welcoming and inclusive approach, respecting the diverse backgrounds of all individuals.
Originally from sunny Australia, Kellie spent her formative years in Melbourne. Her journey of addressing and healing her own generational trauma ignited a passion for helping others on their healing paths.
As a highly trained psychiatric prescriber, Kellie offers various options for medication management, integrating lifestyle adjustments, nutrition, and holistic modalities. Trained in EMDR Therapy, she recognizes the positive impact of a mutually supportive alliance with other therapeutic professionals on improving patient outcomes. Kellie remains at the forefront of evidence-based treatments as the cohost of The Carlat Psychiatry podcast. With over 3 million downloads, this educational resource has become one of the most trusted sources of unbiased psychiatric information online.
Chelsea completed her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lenoir-Rhyne University in August 2016. She is a licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC #12682) approved by the North Carolina Board of Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors (NCBLCMHC) and a Registered Play therapist approved by the Association for Play Therapy.
Chelsea has experience working with multiple age groups and works primarily with children from age three to early adulthood. In sessions, Chelsea utilizes play therapy (which can incorporate child-centered and CBT) as well as CBT and solution focused techniques outside of Play Therapy. Riley is available for Dog-Assisted Therapy sessions.
Chelsea works with all ages struggling with various issues but many common issues she sees are anxiety, trauma, depression, mood fluctuations, self-harm, school and home behavioral issues, aggression, attachment problems, relationship issues, sexual identity, and eating disorders. Chelsea also works with families to improve communication patterns, enhance relationships, shift responsibilities in the household, prevent enabling of maladaptive behaviors, implement a behavioral system, improve harmony, and regain order in the home.
Chelsea strives to work with the individual and/or family to find what is needed on a client-by-client basis to offer the best support and care possible through the therapeutic process. Chelsea Rogers is a Qualified Clinical Supervisor and is available to provide supervision for LCMHC-A and Master's Level interns.
April completed her Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling at NCCU in Durham, NC and a Master's in Education at Elon University in Elon, NC. She is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate [LCMHC-A #19220] approved by the North Carolina Board of Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors [NCBLCMHC]. She is also a National Board certified teacher, licensed in 5 areas (including special education & gifted education).
April has experience working with people of all ages (toddlers to seniors) and enjoys the variety of developmental stages and the challenges & joys that come with them.
Some areas of interest/experience for April include: trauma (including complex/developmental), foster/adoptive kids & families, neurodiversity (including Autism, ADHD, & gifted children and adults), special needs children & caregivers of those with special needs, pregnancy/infertility/post-partum, grief & loss, PTSD, anxiety, depression, and incorporating a client’s faith.
April is person-centered and believes the therapeutic relationship is crucial in helping clients to meet their goals. April is LGBTQIA+ allied and enjoys working with people of all backgrounds, cultures, ages, races, gender identities, and sexual orientations. She draws on multiple theories and interventions to differentiate her level of support to fit each client’s unique needs, including CBT, DBT, Mindfulness, Systemic, Somatic, Solution-Focused, and creative interventions (such as art, music, movement-focused). April is trained to provide EMDR therapy, and she values holistic approaches that incorporate the brain-mind-body connection.
April says her top priority is to create a safe place for her clients to be seen and valued, comfortable showing up as their authentic selves, as she will do the same.
Margaret received her Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family therapy from Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids, IA. Margaret is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy Associate [LMFTA #12534A] approved by the North Carolina Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure Board [NCMFTLB].
Margaret’s focus is on individual clients, couples, and families. She views client stories using a relational and systemic approach. She utilizes Narrative therapy to understand those challenges in the client's own words. Margaret also uses Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, and Solution-Focused Therapy in order to meet the unique needs of each client. She strives to create an open and supportive environment for clients to share their stories, and help them uncover hidden possibilities and strengths to empower them to regulate negative stories from the past.
Margaret also enjoys working with clients who experience anxiety, depression, suicidality, and personality disorders, and other diagnoses. She works with a variety of populations including adults, young adults, and the LGBTQ+ community, amongst others. Margaret’s sessions are person-centered, strength-based, and LGBTQ+ affirming so every client will receive a tailored plan that focuses on their specific needs and the strengths that they already possess in order to address a variety of clinical concerns
Amanda Lionelli received her Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy from East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. Amanda is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate [LMFTA #12466A approved by the North Carolina Board of Marriage and Family Therapy [NCBMFT].
Amanda has experience with ages ranging from younger adolescents (11+) to older adulthood (70+) and enjoys working with couples, teenagers, and young adults. She has specific training in couples therapy and LGBTQIA+ issues, along with interests in helping with trauma, depression, anxiety, life transitions, borderline personality disorder, and bipolar disorders. Amanda utilizes a strengths-based approach, helping clients use their own positive traits and resources to reach their goals. Amanda draws mostly from Narrative therapy and Acceptance and Commitment therapy (ACT). This involves collaborating with clients to accept their current circumstances in a judgement-free zone and exploring what they value most that may help them commit to making changes one step at a time.
Danielle graduated from North Carolina State University with a degree in Counseling Education. She received her Bachelor's degree from Appalachian State University. Danielle is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate [LCMHC-A #17020] approved by the North Carolina Board of Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors [NCBLCMHC].
Danielle provides children, adolescent and adult therapy. She has experience working with individuals with anxiety, depression, social skills development, emotional and behavioral regulation, self-esteem, family changes, life transitions, women’s issues, and parenting support. She has experience working with children and families in the school setting as a school counselor and helps provide support for learning challenges, executive functioning skills, ADHD, and behavioral and social challenges in a school setting.
Danielle strives to create a safe, non-judgmental environment that focuses on the individual needs of the client. She meets clients where they are at with a person-centered approach and pulls from Strength Based and Cognitive Behavioral Therapies to provide a treatment plan that focuses on client driven goals. She is in the process of becoming a Registered Play Therapist. She loves incorporating play, art, and movement into sessions. In serving the whole individual, Danielle is able to incorporate faith and religion into the therapeutic process if requested.
MaRay earned her B.A. in Family and Community Services from East Carolina University and went on to graduate with her Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy from the East Carolina University’s COAMFTE-accredited MFT program. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate [LMFTA #12463A approved by the North Carolina Board of Marriage and Family Therapy [NCBMFT]. She has specifically trained in therapeutic modalities such as EMDR, Narrative Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Gottman Couples Therapy, and Discernment Counseling. She has experience supporting diverse populations including teens and young adults, people in the LGBTQ+ community, poly/ENM relationships, and medical professionals.
MaRay, LMFTA (she/her) is passionate about strengthening relationships and helping people overcome trauma. MaRay believes therapy is your time to process and heal. MaRay aims to help all clients feel seen, heard, and understood. She understands relationships can be complicated and sometimes we need extra support, especially when trust has been broken. MaRay helps couples, families, and individuals to shift out of stuck places. She uses a systemic approach which allows her to consider all sides of an issue when making therapeutic decisions. In session, she will help rebuild trust, strengthen communication, and interrupt negative cycles. MaRay specializes in supporting people who are navigating communication challenges, trauma, and life transitions.
When MaRay is not in session, she enjoys spending quality time with friends and family, exploring community events, and listening to her favorite playlist that never gets old.
Brenda Cisco received her Master’s of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University. Mrs. Cisco is an Associate Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor [LCMHCA #A18988] approved by the North Carolina Board of Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors [NCBLCMHC].
Brenda’s focus is adolescents (13+), adults, families, LGBTQIA+ individuals, and couples experiencing challenges. Brenda uses several approaches and will adjust based on what works best for the individual. Her counseling style includes psychoeducational training, multi-functional perspective, multicultural, and developmental focus across the lifespan. Brenda utilizes Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and Person-Centered Therapy.
Brenda strives to meet clients where they are psychologically, emotionally, and relationally while helping them develop goals for achieving their desired levels of overall well-being. It is her goal to foster a safe and collaborative environment where you can build trust and explore various parts of that story together. She values mutual respect, communication, fluidity, and unconditional acceptance. Brenda aims to help you creatively challenge the ideas and stories that are a part of your lived experience.