Founder Angela Anderson , a Licensed Professional Counselor, Collaborative Divorce Coach & Child Specialist, and Certified Yoga Instructor,
Beth Gunter is a psychologist who holds a Master’s of Science in Psychology, along with an Educational Specialist Degree in School Psychology. With a specialization in school psychology she has conducted over 700 psychological assessments for children and adolescents. Her strengths in identifying underlying processing deficits allows for accurate diagnosis and increased understanding of learning disabilities in reading, writing, and mathematics. Assessments are also conducted to evaluate ADHD, emotional and behavioral disorders, autism, and gifted learners. Using the latest technology from Apple and Pearson, she conducts assessments in a primarily digital format, creating increased engagement for examinees.
Beth also has experience counseling children with various learning, behavioral, emotional, and developmental difficulties. Her partnership with parents is a key component to therapies offered. While the focus of therapy will vary individually, there is a general emphasis on improving functionality and increasing resiliency so that clients and families are better equipped to handle future issues.
Families of school-aged children and adolescents are often in need of assistance navigating education systems. Beth’s extensive knowledge of special education law and Section 504 allows her to assist parents in securing appropriate educational services and accommodations. As an educational specialist, she can also provide insight into developing measurable, obtainable IEP goals to improve accountability for progress. Consultative and advocacy services are offered to empower parents so that they can make informed educational decisions for their children.
Professional Organization Membership:
National Association of School Psychologists
Virginia Association of School Psychologists
Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Health Professions – Board of Psychology
Nationally Certified School Psychologist – Board Eligible
For more information on Beth Gunter and her services please visit her website at www.gunterpsyc.com
Eugenia Lindsey has provided child and family centered therapy for 23 years in the Roanoke Virginia.
Ms. Lindsey holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology , Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from St. Louis University , graduate degree in Special Education from Boston State College, and a Masters in Social Work and Doctoral education from Washington University , St. Louis Missouri.
She is a licensed in Clinical Social Work and Nursing. She has specialized in the treatment of trauma and loss in childhood as well as grief and bereavement counseling.
Her professional training include crisis intervention, cognitive behavioral, family , child, individual and play therapies. She has extensive experience in providing expert witness testimony is child physical and sexual abuse cases. Her focus is centered on providing a secure environment in which the child, family or individual client may share their feelings and concerns while receiving support and direction towards healing and resolution of conflict. Genie Lindsey is bilingual in Spanish and English and has participated in international medical education and counseling in trauma care throughout Central America.
Lori Womack joins us as a workshop facilitator with over 28 years of counseling experience through her corporate background, with its strong emphasis on creating positive experiences for others.
She has been a student of the Law of Attraction since 1991 and a Certified Life Coach who is inspired to keep learning and growing spiritually, so that she may help guide her students, clients and loved ones to a more abundant life.
Ms. Womack is also a student of the Louise Hay You Can Heal Your Life® philosophy and will earn her License and Certification upon graduating in November 2015.
Lori’s workshop “Love Yourself-Change Your Life” is a combination of Louise Hay’s techniques, including “Mirror Work”, Esther Hicks with Abraham’s teachings including “Ask and It is Given” along with guided visualization, affirmations, vision boards and EFT (tapping technique).
Kayla Church is a practicum student from Liberty University pursuing her Master of Arts in Professional Counseling. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Columbia Southern University in 2010, and she is now working towards becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor. She is also a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors.
Kayla is most interested in working with adult clients who struggle with obsessive-compulsive behaviors, depression, and anxiety. She also has an understanding of self-harm, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Substance Abuse Disorders. She is very familiar with how alcoholism affects the family unit.
As a new member of the Serenity family, Kayla is looking forward to meeting you this semester.
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Four-footed therapists give something special to enhance the health and well-being of others.
According to Therapy Dogs International, TDI, it has been clinically proven that through petting, touching, and talking with animals, stress is relieved and depression is eased. Therapy dogs bring sparkle to a sterile day, provide a lively subject for conversation, and rekindle old memories of previously owned pets.
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