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Our mission is to provide therapeutic and wellness services to children and families that help bring them to a place of awareness in which true healing, integration, and self-discovery is present. We believe that everyone has the power and capability within themselves to discover the resources, supports, and tools that best meet their needs; our staff act as a guide and partner along your journey.

Meet Our Practitioners

Nefertitti Scott


Nefertitti has 19 years experience working with children and families as a MICA Specialist DCP&P Family Service Specialist, School Based Social Worker/HIB Specialist, Child Study Team Social Worker, and an  In Home Community Counselor. Nefertitti incorporates art, music, and play into the therapeutic process with individuals and groups.


Alyssa Simmonds


Alyssa has 15 years experience working with children and families. She has experience working as a school social worker where she worked on a Child Study Team, as well as provided individual and group counseling services. She also has significant experience providing intensive in home services for children and families. Alyssa enjoys infusing the arts into her sessions to help engage children and adolescents in therapy. She specializes in working with individuals with Anxiety, PTSD, Depression, Mood Disorders, Familial Issues, Behavioral Issues, and ADHD.


Ani Silvani


Ani has more than 20 years of counseling experience. She began her counseling career working with children and young adults as a school counselor. She now primarily works with adults, couples, and families, addressing a wide variety of issues. She has experience in relationship counseling, conflict resolutions, behavior modification, crisis management, and addictions. Ani incorporates diverse modalities in an effort to progress treatment and best serve her clients.


Sheronda S. Braker


Sheronda is a Licensed Social Worker, with over 15 years of experience working with children and families in both clinical and educational settings. Through use of a variety of therapeutic techniques she assists clients in identifying weaknesses and developing skills that will assist them in developing personal power to make healthy life choices. Sheronda believes that good social and emotional health is important to overall well -being and success. Her treatment specializations include Individual Counseling, Child and Adolescent Counseling, ADHD, Anxiety, Stress Management and Anger Management.


Shauntel Lucius


Shauntel takes an integrative approach to therapy, as the field of counseling is ever evolving. She utilizes Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Mindfulness-Based Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) when working with clients. Her focus centers around helping clients recognize their limitations and work towards a more optimal, fulfilling, and productive life. She firmly believes that the most crucial aspect of effective therapy is that the client and therapist work together to help the client meet their identified goals in treatment.  Shauntel has experience working with individuals battling Substance Use Addiction, Anxiety, Adjustment Issues, and Family Counseling.


Lyle Wallace


Lyle has over 20+ years experience working with teenagers and families in various settings. He strives to build a trusting, therapeutic relationship with clients that creates a positive, empowering, and dynamic bond that focuses on improving and developing new skills to manage identified issues. Lyle works with individuals and families to empower them by exploring their unique abilities, strengths, and weaknesses so that they can overcome obstacles to their success. Lyle utilizes a multi-system approach in therapy. Theoretical frameworks used are Person-in-Environment (PIE), Solution Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and elements of Hip Hop Therapy (HHT).


Avis Price


Bio coming soon!


Dana Jones


Dana is an experienced Social Worker with a background in counseling, education, domestic violence and crisis. She specializes in working with children, adolescents and young adults. Dana is comfortable with a wide range of issues including but not limited to, depression, self-esteem, trauma, parenting, anxiety, ADHD and school issues. Dana uses a holistic approach to treatment, based on each clients' specific needs. She blends interventions from different modalities, including person-centered therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, reality therapy and mindfulness. If you are ready to take your first (second or third) step to mental wellness, Dana will meet you halfway and begin the journey with you- no matter what step you are on. She considers it an honor to be on your team.

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Fiorella Garrido


Fiorella believes that it takes courage to change and she is honored to be a part of anyone's process to reach optimal mental health. Fiorella utilizes an eclectic approach, as she believes that each person's needs should be individualized based on treatment goals and desired outcomes. Fiorella has extensive experience working with youth, adolescents, and adults with various issues, including trauma, addiction, depression and anxiety, and my work is rooted in CBT.

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