ABOUT US

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ASHLEY HOOKER, MS, LCMHC

Co-founder

Ashley obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Pfeiffer University in 2010. She graduated from Bellevue University with a Master of Science degree in Clinical Counseling. Ashley has seven years of professional counseling experience as well as seven years of experience working with at-risk youth, juvenile, and adults in the criminal justice system. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of North Carolina. Ashley is a certified Trauma Focused CBT therapist and specializes in working with adolescents, adults, and families. She utilizes an existential theoretical orientation which includes Cognitive Behavioral and Person Centered Therapy. Ashley believes that anyone and everyone can benefit from an individual, personalized therapeutic counseling experience. Ashley's pastimes include traveling, writing, and spending quality time with family.

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 MONICA MCNEILL, MA, LCMHC

Co-founder

Monica graduated from Winston-Salem State University with a bachelor’s degree in Communications and obtained my Master’s degree in Community Counseling from Argosy University-Atlanta. She has 10 years of professional counseling experience and believes that relationships are the most powerful factor in promoting happiness, growth, and fulfillment, while also acknowledging that relationships can cause some of our most profound pain. She works with couples, individuals, and families and specializes in helping women of color find their true voice while living the lives they were born to live. Monica combines warmth and empathy with great skill in addressing the complex challenges of life and relationship. She enjoys traveling, reading, and gardening in her spare time.

  

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HATTIE WILLIAMS, MA, LCMHC-A

Counselor

Hattie graduated from Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, New York with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology. She obtained a Master degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University, Lynchburg Virginia, and she has over 20 years of experience working in the mental health field. During her practicum and Internship experiences, she counseled culturally diverse populations and individuals of all ages in a variety of treatment settings, both public and private in Charlotte North Carolina and Rock Hill South Carolina. She has provided treatment to individuals in psychiatric hospital settings and has experience counseling in group settings. She is currently pursuing full licensure under supervision of Natasha Todd- Pemberton, LPCS.  Hattie believes that each individual has the ability to reach his or her full potential. She uses an eclectic approach to counseling; however, her theory of choice is Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). She strongly believes that what we think has a major impact on what we become.   Hattie enjoys traveling, bowling and reading.

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ASHLEY JOHNSON, MA, LCMHCA

Counselor

Ashley graduated from University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a bachelor’s in Elementary Education. Ashley attended Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA where she obtained her Master’s degree in Community and School Counseling. Ashley is currently a doctoral student at Liberty University pursuing her doctorate in Community Care and  Counseling- Traumatology. Ashley is working towards full licensure under the supervision of Terance Hunt. She has 10 years working in the mental health field and has experience with children and adolescents with learning disabilities and at-risk behaviors. She currently serves children, adolescents, adults, and families. Ashley works from an eclectic approach using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Person Centered Therapy in her sessions. Ashley believes that no one should feel like they have to deal with the struggles of life alone. Ashley’s mission is to provide a safe, warm, non judgemental space that encourages growth and healing. During her free time, she loves to spend quality time with her family and friends, travel, and reading.