My name is Kendria Pierce. I am a licensed professional counselor and certified EMDR therapist (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). I've been in the mental health field for 16 years providing services in a variety of settings to include intensive in-home, inpatient psychiatric care and outpatient mental health. My specialty is working with individuals ages five and up with mood disorders (depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder etc.), grief/loss, trauma and ADHD. I also provide Christian counseling for those who would like to include this in their therapeutic work. In addition, I am an approved clinical supervisor for LPC candidates.
Beginning the therapy process can be scary for some but it is an important step in your healing process. The name of my practice is Reflections Counseling. It is based on Proverbs 27:19 " As water reflects the face, so one's life reflects the heart". What is your heart reflecting for you today?
AhKeisha Gary comes to Reflections Counseling with a wealth of knowledge in business management and mental health billing practices. She earned her degree in organizational management and leadership from Bluefield University and has been working in this field for over twenty years. In addition to managing the day to day operations of Reflections Counseling, AhKeisha also owns her own mental health billing agency Virtuous Billing. AhKeisha is the voice and backbone of Reflections Counseling and is always ready to assist when needed. We are blessed to have her on our team.
Mayah is a licensed professional counselor. She has always had a genuine interest and passion to help others since childhood. When she was a child she used to spend time watching her grandmother work as a nurse, and admired her ability to help and heal others. Through the field
of counseling, she has found a way to use her skills to provide help and healing to those in need. Mayah believes that anyone seeking help can find peace, wellness, and strength in a warm, supportive therapeutic environment. She has worked in mental health since 2017. Her
professional experience includes providing individual and group therapy in a private practice setting, and working in the hospital setting to provide crisis intervention, discharge planning, and conducting behavioral health assessments as part of treatment planning. She serves clients experiencing a variety of mental health issues and problems surrounding mood disorder, grief/loss, interpersonal/relationship challenges, stress management, and anger management. Mayah’s style in working with clients is to treat each client individually; and tailor counseling techniques to their individual needs and personal circumstances. When Mayah is not working, she enjoys traveling, bowling, cooking, watching movies, playing video games, visiting different restaurants to enjoy good food, and spending time with her
family. Mayah currently works with individuals aged twelve and up and is available exclusively on Fridays. She accepts Anthem, Aetna, Cigna, United Healthcare, Optima and Self-Pay.
Tabitha Taylor is Resident in Counseling within the state of Virginia, and certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors. Her educational background includes a Masters in Forensic Psychology with a concentration of diagnosis and assessment, and a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She has 8 years of diverse experience within the mental health field working with adults and children on a variety of mental health issues including: incarceration, relationship issues, trauma, anxiety disorders, sexuality, and sexual difficulties.
Her primary treatment approach is client centered treatment focusing on mindfulness and holistic practices with the belief that everyone has their own way of healing. She currently works within emergency services assisting in crisis intervention and mental health practices for law enforcement. Tabitha wishes to create a safe environment for anyone to be able to come in and collaborate on how to make one’s daily life fulfilling. She believes that coming to therapy is a personal journey that is client led with her role being merely a passenger. She accepts Cigna, most Medicaid products including, Anthem HealthKeepers Plus, Aetna Better Health, Optima Medicaid and Self-Pay.
Linsey Schumacher is a Resident in Counseling with a graduate level education and experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families in both the public and private sectors. She believes that healing occurs in an environment where you are lifted and empowered and feel safe enough to make mistakes, and her therapeutic approach reflects that belief. Her style acknowledges the reality of societal and cultural conditions, while balancing the genuine strengths and abilities within each individual to create lasting change. Linsey uses a strengths based approach bolstered by cognitive techniques to help clients reach their goals and navigate the healing process. Some of her areas of specialty include anxiety, grief, stress management, career changes, life transitions, divorce/separation, parenting challenges, interpersonal relationships, gender and sexuality, and self esteem. When Linsey is not working, she is spending time with her family, trying new restaurants, walking her dogs, and singing karaoke! She is eager to walk by your side on your journey to wellness." She accepts Cigna, most Medicaid products including, Anthem HealthKeepers Plus, Aetna Better Health, Optima Medicaid and Self-Pay.