Meet our team

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Charmaine Dockett

Founder of Rivers of Hope Counseling, MA, LPC

Charmaine Dockett specializes in partner communication crises and challenges, resolving relationship and marital conflicts, and helping other navigate life’s transitions and hardships with compassion, grace, and unwavering support. To learn more about Charmaine’s approach and see if she is the right fit for you, click the link below.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Shakoya Hicks

Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor (LPC)

Shakoya has been providing therapy to families, couples, and individuals of all ages and diagnoses for 16 years. Shakoya has been providing clinical supervision to pre-licensed individuals for 10 years. Shakoya’s experience ranges from inpatient mental health facilities to community based programs to outpatient therapy. Shakoya is looking forward to working with you on your journey toward a new beginning.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Jeremy Poling

Licensed Professional Counselor, MA

Jeremy Poling uses an individualized, person-centered approach to help adolescents, adults, and couples overcome anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and substance abuse.  Click the link below to learn more about Jeremy’s approach and see it he is the right fit for you.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Mindy Tran Ngu

Resident in Counseling, MA, LMHP-E

Mindy is a passionate helper to those with behavioral issues and strives to provide guidance and education towards a meaningful and positive life. She has worked with children, adolescents, and adults to help them overcome depression, anxiety, ADHD, severe post-stress, schizophrenia disorder, behavioral problems, suicidal risks, and trauma, among many more. To learn more about Mindy’s approach to treatment and see if she is the right fit for you, click the link below.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Hope Bennett

Resident in Counseling, MA, LMHP – R

Hope is licensed as a Resident In Counseling in Virginia and has over 5 years of experience working with individuals and families who suffer from a variety of mental illnesses. Hope received her Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Averett University and her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from Liberty University. To learn more about Hope’s approach to treatment and see if she is the right fit for you, click the link below.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Jasper Boomer

Resident in Counseling, MA, CSAC

 Jasper “Boomer” Boomer is a License Resident Counselor with a master’s degree in counseling from Argosy University as well as a master’s in education from George Mason University. He is an Army Veteran with 15 years of experience in Behavioral Health specializing in substance use addiction, Anxiety, PTSD, and Depression. To learn more about  Jasper’s approach to treatment and see if he is the right fit for you, click the link below.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Suzanne Guiragoss

Resident in Counseling, MA

Suzanne Guiragoss is a Resident in Counseling with a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.Suzanne specializes in the treatment of both Depressive and Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, Trauma-and Stressor-related Disorders, Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders, as well as Personality Disorders.
To learn more about Suzanne’s approach to treatment and see if she is the right fit for you, click the link below.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Brian Cogan

Resident in Counseling, MA

Brian graduated from Springfield College with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, with minors in deaf studies and rehabilitation studies. He utilizes a variety of counseling approaches and techniques suited to help people suffering from depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder(PTSD), and daily life struggles. Most of his experience has been focused on working with male clients, supporting veterans, young adults, adolescents, and the LBGTQ community.

To learn more about Brian’s approach to treatment and see if he is the right fit for you, click the link below.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

La-Tanya Blanton

Licensed Resident in Counseling, MSW, LMSW

La-Tanya Blanton specializes in coping skills, relationship issues related to life transitions, anger management, and suicidal ideation in adults, adolescents, elderly individuals, and military families. She is also a certified Alzheimer’s Trainer. To learn more about La-Tanya’s approach to treatment and see if she is the right fit for you, click the link below.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Jennifer Brown

Licensed Resident in Counseling, MSW

Jennifer Brown works with adolescents and adults of all genders and sexualities manage the emotional stress of anxiety, depression, anger issues, trauma, and family issues. She is also a Certified Trauma Professional and a Certified Clinical Telehealth Provider. To learn more about Jennifer’s approach to counseling and see if she is the right fit for you, click the link below.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Michelle Gorden

Licensed Resident in Counseling, MA

Michelle Gorden uses a laid-back, judgement-free approach to therapy to help adults, adolescents, couples, and families improve their health and happiness. She specializes in stress reduction, self-exploration, anxiety, depression, eating disorder counseling, and many others. Click the link below to learn more about Michelle and see if her approach is the right fit for you.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Sharee Haskins

Licensed Resident in Counseling, MS

Sharee has an attentive, empathetic approach, and specializes in helping children foster coping skills and independence. She has over 10 years of mental health experience helping children, adolescents, and adults overcome diagnoses such as ADHD and ADD, Autism, OCD, Schizophrenia, Depression, and more. Click the link below to learn more about Sharee and see if her approach is the right fit for you.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Chia-Hua Lu

Licensed Resident in Counseling, MA, ATR-BC

Chia-Hua Lu specializes in helping adults, children, couples, and families cope with trauma, grief, and PTSD. As a certified Art Therapist, she incorporates the unique power of creativity into treatment to helps individuals process and overcome their experiences. To learn more about Chia-Hua’s approach and see if she is the right fit for you, click the link below.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Savanna Martin

Licensed Resident in Counseling, MA-CSAC

Savanna Martin uses a relaxed, supportive, and collaborative approach  to counseling to help adults, teens, couples, and families overcome mental health and addiction issues. She specializes in substance use, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and trauma support. Click the link below to find out more about Savanna and if her approach is right for you.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Taylor Paige

Licensed Resident in Counseling, MA

Taylor Paige is an culturally inclusive and LGBTQ affirming counselor, who specializes in providing compassionate, insightful support of individuals and young adults in crisis, identity difficulties, and disorders such as anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder. Click the link below to find out more about Taylor and if her approach is right for you.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Shantell Turner

Licensed Resident in Counseling, MA-CSAC

Shantell Turner specializes in helping individuals, adults, and adolescents overcome crisis, substance abuse, trauma and PTSD, and co-occurring disorders by providing a judgement-free, affirming space for personal growth. To learn more about Shantell’s approach and see if she is the right fit for you, click the link below.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Catie Whittaker

Licensed Resident in Counseling, MA

Catie Whittaker specializes in helping adolescents and adults overcome the symptoms and stressors of anxiety, depression, PTSD, and ADHD, with an inclusive and accepting approach to treatment. Click below to learn more about Catie and if her approach is right for you.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Yaiza Vidal Sostre

Qualified Mental Health Professional A-C, MA

Yaiza Vidal is an empathetic and compassionate, bilingual clinician with over 10 years helping individuals, couples, and families find acceptance, direction, and empowerment. She has vast clinical experience assessing and treating a wide variety of clinical disorders and has experience providing therapy, crisis intervention, and psychological testing for clients such as children and adolescents, adults, immigrants, families, couples, special education students, and high-risk children and youth. To learn more about Yaiza Vidal’s approach to treatment and see if she is the right fit for you, click the link below.

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