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The Team

Who We Are

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Lisa Salins, LMSW

Psychotherapist

Lisa works with individuals to address the physiological psychological impact of adverse early life experiences, family-of-origin difficulties, anxiety, BIPOC and LGBTQ+ identity challenges, depression, OCD and PTSD. She specifically uses CBT and DBT to decrease negative thought and undesired  behaviors and improve/increase distress tolerance distress;  acceptance of limitations; communication effectiveness; assertiveness & boundary setting and more.  Read more.

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Jaime Engrum, LMSW

Psychotherapist

Jaime helps clients identify triggers, irrational thinking patterns, maladaptive behaviors and low mood states. She facilitates a solution focused process to help clients decrease the frequency, intensity and duration of anxiety, depression, PTSD and the impact of life transitions, low self-esteem, relationships challenges and more. She uses strengths-based, person-centered approach and incorporates cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), person-centered, relational, mindfulness, trauma-informed and psychodynamic models of care. Read more.

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Tracy Tsao, LCPC

Psychotherapist

Tracy's clients are looking to resolve the psychological impact multicultural issues with a focus on Asian/Asian American issues; individual, systemic and generational trauma; adjustment and life transitions; feelings of anger or numbness, or a loss of trust; insecurities and feelings being undeserving of love; developing autonomy while honoring family and culture and family of origin issues and more.  Read more.

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Carrie Cornwell, LGPC

Psychotherapist

Carrie assists with emotion regulation, distress tolerance, trigger identification, implementation of coping skills and interpersonal effectiveness as clients work through planned and unplanned life changes; addiction and substance use; unresolved chronic stress; grief and loss; sadness, worry  around pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum; and day-today stress.  Read more.

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Elssa Kenfack

 Psychotherapist

Elssa works alongside emerging adults and adults who are experiencing anxiety, trauma and depression related to life transitions, negative beliefs about self, past/current relationships and racial identity.  Her clients are provided a supportive space to talk and understand themselves while also identifying and altering negative thought patterns, behaviors, and feelings to improve self esteem, relationships and career/academic outcomes. Elssa also employs faith-based practice within her work with clients.  Read more.

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Augusta Sannoh, LMSW

Psychotherapist

Augusta incorporates mindfulness, solution-focused and multicultural awareness into her work with women, people from immigrant families, early to mid level professionals, older adult women and trauma survivors. Augusta's therapeutic approach focuses on the relationship among thoughts, feelings, and behaviors; targets current problems and symptoms; and  changing patterns that impair functioning. Read more

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JanQueshia Gay, LMSW

 Psychotherapist

JanQueshia works from a perspective of intersectionality and advocacy for teens and adults who have been marginalized by society and for whom the impact of social identities causes psychological distress. Her  focus is teaching and improving self- love, self-acceptance, communication effectiveness, self-understanding boundary setting (for self and others, value identification, discipline and healthy self-esteem.  Read more.

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Philicia Ross, LMSW

 Psychotherapist

An EMDR trained, humanistic and CBT therapist, Philicia uses compassionate questioning, active listening and a collaborative therapeutic relationship to questions to help clients living with anxiety, depression and trauma access and activate negative experience and identify the  desired adaptive resolution. She also helps clients understand and challenge thoughts that negatively impact their behavior and mood. I Read more.

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Elizabeth Acheampong

Psychotherapist

Elizabeth collaborates with teen and adult clients to develop an increased capacity to resolve and manage the psychological impact of family dynamics; cultural identity; family of origin relationships; patterns of behavior that make it more difficult for you to find and maintain genuinely loving and authentic relationships; African cultural issues and immigrant families; life transitions; work stress/burnout and more. Read more.

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Victoria Brathwaite, LMSW

Psychotherapist

Victoria works with teenagers and adults  who are living with adjustment disorders, anxiety, rigid negative beliefs; child behavioral challenges, depression, PTSD and ADHD by using interventions to help them build upon strengths, heal  abuse, learn healthy coping skills, live in the present moment, and improve your relationships today. Read more

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