Holiday Workshop – JoMo (The Joy of Missing Out)

Relational Trauma Workshop The purpose of this workshop is to help clients navigate the holidays either with or apart from High Conflict family members. The workshop will provide clients a space to articulate the feelings and experiences around the holidays as well as process the grief associated with each individual's core wounding around romantic/familial relationships. [...]

Adult Queer and Trans Support Group

The purpose of this group is to provide a safe space for you to explore challenges related to identifying as queer in a heteronormative and cisnormative society. Ages: 18+ When: Mondays from 8pm - 9pm This group will meet virtually via MS Teams We will provide an opportunity for you to talk about whatever is [...]

Alycia Burant

Licensed Professional Counselor / Founder and Therapist Alycia is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over two decades of experience providing direct patient care to adults, adolescents, children, and families. She is also your average everyday girl who has dealt with her own array of challenges. By challenging her thoughts and developing helpful, healthy coping skills [...]

Reland Finch

Licensed Professional Counselor & Clinical Director Pronouns: She/Her Finding a therapist can be really, really hard.  You can look at dozens of profiles on Psychology Today and other websites, trying to feel comfortable and just feeling like nobody really clicks.  On the other hand, it may be stressful even to look for a therapist and [...]

Christine Brown

Executive Assistant Christine is the owner and founder of Christine Nicole Virtual Assistant Services. For the last six years, she has supported female entrepreneurs and their growing businesses by providing executive administrative services. She has experience working in a number of industries such as health and wellness, event planning, life and business coaching, virtual education, [...]

Adult Eating Disorder Group

Are you looking for support and understanding in your journey towards recovery from an eating disorder? Join our Adult Eating Disorder Group, where you will find a safe and non-judgmental space to share experiences, gain insights, and build connections with others going through similar challenges. This group will be led by Nikki Lemke and Kirstin [...]

Harley Jones

Resident in Counseling Harley Jones is a Resident in Counseling and a Nationally Certified Counselor. She holds degrees from New York University in Trauma Studies (2010), Columbia University in Education (2014), and William and Mary in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (2022). In therapy and beyond, she believes in the power of self-expression to help us [...]

Hye Joon Pak

Resident in Counseling Hye Joon is a Resident in Counseling at Healthy Minds, PLLC providing individual counseling services in-person at the Alexandria location. Hye Joon also provides support virtually via telehealth. She graduated from Marymount University with an M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. During her graduate program, Hye Joon was selected as a 2022 [...]

Jasmine Morehead

Supervisee in Clinical Social Work My focus is to meet clients where they are, providing an open-minded safe space where we work collaboratively to establish specific goals through the therapeutic process. My approach to treatment is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy based while also utilizing Dialectical Behavior Therapy techniques and skills. Having the opportunity to walk with [...]

Amanda Kaliner

Resident in Counseling Amanda Kaliner (she/her/hers) is a Resident in Counseling providing both telehealth and in-person sessions at Healthy Minds Therapy. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with both a Maser of Science in Education and a Master of Philosophy in Education, with a focus on Professional Counseling. She graduated from Tulane University with [...]

Experiential Therapy for Therapists

Who would benefit from this group? Professionals in the field of mental health: Mental and medical healthcare professionals Mental health, counseling, social work, and psychology students Pastoral counselors Professionals in allied healthcare fields Dance, art, and music therapists Life coaches This group is offered in two modalities: A 16-week closed experiential group held virtually (2 [...]

Erin Cuomo

Resident in Counseling Erin is a Resident in Counseling at Healthy Minds Therapy, PLLC. She graduated from Argosy University with her Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology and her undergraduate degree in Psychology is from the University of Illinois at Chicago.  Erin believes in a client-centered counseling experience with an emphasis on the power of [...]

Jack Fox

Licensed Professional Counselor & Assistant Clinical Director of Alexandria Jack graduated from the College of William and Mary with a B.S. in Psychology and recently finished his graduate work at Regent University with a M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Throughout his studies, Jack has seen and worked with many clients, both with adolescents and [...]

Kristin Nygaard -Daugherty

Resident in Counseling "You do not belong to the future or the past - you belong right here." - Rupi Kaur Kristin is a Resident in Counseling and provides individual counseling services in person and via telehealth through the Alexandria campus. She is a recent graduate of the Master of the Arts in Clinical Mental [...]

Relationship Trauma Group

This group is an ongoing group and is held on Saturdays from 10am - 11:30am in our Alexandria office. The next group will start on January 20th, 2024. Group facilitator: Nikki Lemke, Resident in Counseling The purpose of this group is to define, explore and process the components of relationship trauma and its effects on the [...]

CBT for Social Anxiety Group

This is a 12-week group that will meet virtually. At this time, this group is closed. However, you can join our waitlist for a future group offering! The start date for the next session is pending at this time.  Group facilitator: Kristen Ninosky, Resident in Counseling. Group members can expect to learn manageable skills to [...]

Elizabeth Perry

Resident in Counseling Elizabeth Perry accepts each client for who they are and where they are at in their journey. She believes each person is the expert of their own life, but sometimes they need assistance overcoming life’s challenges. She uses a person-centered, collaborative approach with each client to encourage a safe and accepting environment. [...]

David Belles

Resident in Counseling Life has a way of presenting experiences that can stress our emotions and mental well-being and throw us off balance. Taking those first steps towards therapy exhibits a strength from within that should be commended. I can offer you a therapeutic experience that builds on trust, humor, and genuine care.   My [...]

Shannon Li

Resident in Counseling Shannon (she/her) is a Resident in Counseling at Healthy Minds, PLLC providing individual and group services in-person at their Alexandria location and virtually via telehealth. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with an M.S.Ed. in School & Mental Health Counseling and The College of New Jersey with a B.A. in Criminology [...]

Sandra Emo

Resident in Counseling I have experience working with individuals, couples and children ages 10 and older to address diverse issues with a goal of improving overall wellness. Whether you're an individual looking to take care of your mental health, a couple working towards better communication, or a parent seeking resources for their child or adolescent, [...]

Ann-Marie Wingerter

Resident in Counseling  Ann-Marie is a resident in counseling pursuing an independent license as an LPC.  She received her master of arts degree in clinical mental health counseling, with a concentration in crisis intervention & trauma counseling, from the Franciscan University of Steubenville.  Ann-Marie applies the bio-psycho-social-spiritual model in her work to try to address [...]

Heather Hayden

Resident in Counseling Heather is a Resident in Counseling providing counseling services via telehealth and in person at the Healthy Minds Therapy Alexandria location. She is a graduate of Eastern Mennonite University with a MA in Mental Health Counseling. She received her BS in Psychology from Fairmont State University. Heather has experience working with young [...]

Kristen Ninosky

Resident in Counseling Kristen Ninosky (she/her) is a Resident in Counseling at Healthy Minds Therapy, PLLC. She recently graduated from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She also graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies. She [...]

Nikki Lemke, M.S.

Resident in Counseling Did you know you don't have to be in a state of crisis to seek out therapy? I have met many of my clients at various points in their lives. Some come in with the goal of facilitating growth in specific areas, while others come in looking to gain the necessary tools [...]

Sibila Jahangiri

Resident in Counseling  Sibila Jahangiri is a Resident in Counseling at Healthy Minds Therapy, PLLC. She has a B.A. degree in Clinical Psychology from The New Bulgarian University and a M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She is a Certified Transactional Analysis Practitioner (TAP) and has more than [...]

Antonio White

Graduate Level Intern Antonio is a dedicated and motivated intern at Healthy Minds Therapy, currently pursuing his Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Wake Forest University. He previously obtained his Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Sociology. As a member of Chi Sigma Iota, Antonio has demonstrated a commitment to excellence and [...]

Christy Heyn

Clinical Supervisor & Licensed Therapist Christy Heyn, LPC, has extensive experience working with adults, children/adolescents, and families in using the therapeutic space to address the challenges such as depression, anxiety, trauma, or interpersonal issues. She believes that the most vital part of therapy is the development of a therapeutic relationship in order to build resilience [...]

Ching Hon

Nurse Practitioner, Telehealth  Finding the right provider and entrusting your health in someone else’s hands can be a daunting task. So, let us take a moment to applaud your strength while you look for a provider who fits your needs! Ching graduated from George Mason University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She has [...]

Becky Schneider

Director of First Impressions Becky Schneider, the Director of First Impressions, excels in this role beautifully. As the Director of First Impressions, she is responsible for making your experience with Healthy Minds Therapy as pleasant as can be! She enjoys interacting with the patients and works to ensure every patient feels welcome. Becky is energetic, [...]

Pamela Hume

Accounts Specialist & Office Manager Pam Hume, Healthy Minds Therapy's dedicated Accounts Specialist and Office Manager, is a proud member of the HMT team.  As the Accounts Specialist, she is responsible for and takes pride in ensuring the patient’s accounts are organized, managed, and taken care of with care. Pam recognizes the importance of answering [...]

Linh Doan

Billing Specialist Linh is the Billing Specialist at Healthy Minds Therapy. She has successfully completed the requirements set forth by the NHA as a Certified Billing and Coding Specialist. She has worked in the medical billing and coding field for over 3 years. She has worked in a wide variety of medical specialties including Physical [...]

Maggie Kappler

Licensed Professional Counselor Hello. I’m so glad you are doing this! Starting a journey to a higher level of wellness is an amazing endeavor. I would love the opportunity to take this voyage with you. Here is a little bit about me and my background. I served in the United States Navy for over ten [...]

Carolyn Alvarado

Licensed Professional Counselor  Carolyn Alvarado is a graduate of Eastern Mennonite University, VA with a MA in Mental Health Counseling and she obtained a B.A. in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in NY.   Carolyn is a bilingual (fluent Spanish speaker) counselor that loves working with children and their families through their [...]

Cara Root

Licensed Clinical Social Worker Cara Root contracts with HMT to provide counseling services at the Woodbridge location. Cara Root is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degrees in Sociology and Religious Studies at the College of William and Mary in 2005, and her Master of Science in Social Work degree [...]

Katie Bascuas

Licensed Professional Counselor  Taking the first step and seeking out a therapist can feel overwhelming and scary. No one wants to feel judged or “feel weird.” In my practice, I aim to create a warm, trusting environment where clients feel safe to explore more about themselves and whatever challenges they may be facing. As a [...]

Grace Kim

Licensed Professional Counselor It takes a lot of courage to be vulnerable in the face of all the issues life throws our way. These hardships can force us to neglect our emotions, resulting in depression, anxiety, anger, and more. Therapy brings healing and provides an outlet for you to express your feelings, work out problems [...]

Maxine Iida

Resident in Counseling Therapy is a collaborative relationship focused on achieving your personal goals and improving your life overall. Maxine believes that you have the strength, resilience, and ability to improve your life, and she works to support this growth by offering skills and tools to aid you in your journey. She listens and works [...]

Dr. Michael Deitz

Licensed Professional Counselor, Assistant Clinical Director & Chief Wellness Officer  Dr. Michael Deitz is an Assistant Clinical Director and Chief Wellness Officer at Healthy Minds Therapy. He received his Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision program at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in 2020 and joined Healthy Minds immediately after graduation. Prior to VCU, he graduated [...]

Jasmine Payne

Licensed Professional Counselor    Identifying that you need help is a sign of strength, but what happens next? Finding a counselor that you feel a connection with is an essential part of your mental health journey. Don’t feel bad about being picky! Jasmine is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She provides services via telehealth and select [...]

Shelton Poulter

Licensed Clinical Social Worker Day-to-day life can be exhausting, stressful, and anxiety-inducing. It is easier said than done to “enjoy the little things in life” when we have so many outside pressures weighing on us. When we feel overwhelmed by these pressures our mental health and personal relationships can suffer. Shelton hopes to assist you [...]

Dianna Hart

Licensed Clinical Social Worker Dianna Hart contracts with HMT to provide neurofeedback and counseling services at the Fredericksburg location. Dianna Hart is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with extensive experience helping children, teens, adults, and families in social service and mental health settings. She is a compassionate and caring therapist committed to helping individuals [...]

Jessica Carroll

Resident in Counseling As a recent Graduate from Capella University’s Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, Jessica is now a Resident in working toward state licensure for Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Jessica is an active member of the Chi Sigma Iota International Honor Society of Professional Counseling, as well as the American Counseling Association.  [...]

Chelsea Garcia

Resident in Counseling "I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship." ~ Louisa May Alcott.  Chelsea feels it is important in the counseling relationship to travel through the storms and challenges with her client’s side by side as travelers in their journey together. Chelsea believes fully in human [...]