Founder Angela Anderson , a Licensed Professional Counselor, Collaborative Divorce Coach & Child Specialist, and Certified Yoga Instructor, has provided mental health therapy, coaching and yoga instruction to hundreds of clients.
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
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).
He is a Goldendoodle and loves being a part of our team part time!
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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Community Room for rent located on Rt. 460 in Blue Ridge, Botetourt County (15 minutes from Bonsack Walmart). Space is great for Business Meetings, Baby Showers and Vendor Shows. Rental includes furnished conference room with conference table and 30 chairs, projector system, teleconference system and use of kitchenette. Building has approximately 16 parking spaces. Fees depend upon length of rental. Please contact Serenity Counseling Center at 540-977-2181 or firstname.lastname@example.org.