Bridget Simpson is a Licensed Professional and a nationally certified counselor. Bridget received her Master of Art degree in Community Counseling with an emphasis in marriage and family from Argosy University and her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi.
Bridget has been working in the field of mental health, i.e. psychiatric hospitals, outpatient services, and detoxification inpatient services, as well as community-based agencies and residential substance abuse programs for over 10 years. Bridget’s areas of interest include individual, couple, group, and family work. She is experienced with working with adolescents and adults on issues such as anxiety, depression, relationship issues, interpersonal conflict, grief and loss, conduct disorders, and substance abuse. She is certified in Prepare-Enrich for couples who are seeking to build a healthier relationship. She is also undergoing training in the specialty area of trauma.
Bridget utilizes various therapeutic approaches she finds most beneficial to the client and mostly works through a Solution-focused brief therapy and Person-centered model. Her goal in counseling clients is working collaboratively in finding solutions and alternatives to problems. Her approach is to create a warm, inviting, and non-judgmental environment for each and every client she meets. She will work with you in identifying your strengths and needs to foster a plan of healing, hope, and wellness. OFFICE HOURS: TUESDAY & FRIDAY ALL DAY
Devondra Nolan is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Devondra received her Master of Arts degree in Community Counseling from Clark Atlanta University and her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a concentration in sexuality and gender from Georgia State University.
Devondra has four years of experience working in crisis stabilization, outpatient and residential treatment facilities. She has worked with adults dealing with issues related to mood disorders, anxiety, trauma, chronic illnesses, sexual orientation and/ or disclosure, relationship issues, homelessness, and co-occurring disorders in individual and group counseling.
Devondra believes an individual’s thoughts and feelings plays a fundamental role in their behaviors. Pulling from her knowledge of cognitive behavioral therapy and other integrated approaches,Devondra helps individuals to reframe negative thinking patterns and beliefs to decrease negative emotional experiences and behavioral responses to help them gain more peace and happiness in their lives. OFFICE HOURS: THURSDAY EVENINGS & SATURDAY
Jernica McNeil is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She earned her Bachelor of Psychology from East Carolina University and a Masters of Mental Health Counseling from Walden University.
Kharesea Beckworth Jennings is a Licensed Master Social Worker. She graduated with a Bachelor of Social Work degree from Mississippi Valley State University. She obtained a Master of Social Work degree from Simmons College. She has over a decade of experience working with families and children impacted by trauma. She has provided individual, family and group therapy to individuals experiencing emotional and behavioral related issues. She also is experienced in behavioral health crisis stabilization and providing therapeutic services to individuals diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness. She is skilled in various therapeutic approaches to meet the needs of individuals served. OFFICE HOURS: WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY EVENINGS