Meet our team

Counselors available in VA

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Charmaine Dockett

Founder of Rivers of Hope Counseling

Charmaine Dockett specializes in partner communication crises and challenges, resolving relationship and marital conflicts, and helping others 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

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.  * Not currently accepting new clients*

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Mindy Tran Ngu

Licensed Resident In Counseling

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

Yevette Kearney

Supervisee in Social Work

My counseling style includes being empathetic, showing compassion, being realistic, and person-centered. I am an empathetic coach, an active listener, and an advocate for self-awareness. I have over 15 years of experience in mental health. I currently specialize in treatment for adults, and adolescents ages 13-19 years old. I work with clients who identify with emotional, behavioral, and cognitive health issues. To help my clients reach individual goals, I like to use a person-centered approach that focuses on achievements and progression. I value a behavioral approach while assisting my clients with their cognitive and emotional needs. I believe that humanistic style therapy is a crucial factor in my mental health practices. To learn more about Yevette’s approach to treatment and see if she is the right fit for you, click the link below.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Elizabeth Lee

Licensed Professional Counselor

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Registered Behavior Technician. I received a Bachelor of Arts at West Virginia University in Psychology and a minor in Studio Art 2D. I also obtained my Master’s in Art Therapy at George Washington University. My counseling expertise focuses on Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, Trauma-Processing (all types of trauma), anger management, behavior management, coping skills, emotional regulation, and life transitions. Military to civilian life adjustment and family therapy.  To learn more about Elizabeth’s approach to treatment and see if she is the right fit for you, click the link below.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Dr. Tondra Brown

Licensed Resident In Counseling

DrBrown is a Licensed Resident in Counseling in the state of Virginia who serves children and adults in the areas of ADHD, depression, anxiety, trauma, substance abuse, relationship issues, marriage restoration, and divorce. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Old Dominion University, a Master’s in Counseling, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Liberty University, which focused on the causes of negative behaviors in adolescents. To learn more about Dr. Brown’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

Licensed Resident In Counseling

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

Licensed Substance Abuse 
Treatment Practitioner
Licensed Resident In Counseling
Certified Substance Abuse Counselor

 Jasper “Boomer” Boomer is a Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner 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

Claire Foote

Licensed Resident in Counseling

Claire Foote is a Licensed Resident in Counseling. She earned her Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Liberty University and is working towards state licensure. Claire has a passion for couples counseling and offers premarital counseling as a certified SYMBIS facilitator. Claire often sees clients who are hesitant to engage in therapy because of the fear of being judged or feeling as if change is impossible. She also has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. Some of her specialty areas are trauma-focused case, treating depression and anxiety, addictions, ADHD, psychotic disorders, life transitional concerns, and implementing skill-building enhancement.
To learn more about  Claire’s approach to treatment and see if he is the right fit for you, click the link below.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Ray Hood

Licensed Resident in Counseling

Rayvonne “Ray” is Licensed as a Resident in Counseling in Virginia with a passion for providing the best quality of services to individuals struggling from a variety of mental health challenges. Ray received his Master’s degree from Pace University in Mental Health Counseling. Ray has over 16 years of experience working in the field of Mental Health with children, adolescents, and adults.
To learn more about Ray’s approach to treatment and see if he is the right fit for you, click the link below.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Lauren Johnson

 Licensed Resident in Counseling

Hello! I’m Lauren Johnson, and my pronouns are he/him (they/she). I specialize in working with clients with trauma histories and folks from the LGBTQIA+ and neurodivergent communities whose lived experience ranges from depression, anxiety, C-PTSD/PTSD, bipolar, BPD, OCD, substance use, to chronic illness. As a queer, neurodivergent therapist, I am passionate about providing all clients with trauma-informed care that is affirming, non-pathologizing, anti-oppressive, and strengths-based. I work with clients of all ages, with a special focus on young adults, adolescents, and children. To learn more about Lauren’s approach to treatment and see if she is the right fit for you, click the link below.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Lisa Gibbs

 Licensed Resident in Counseling

Lisa Gibbs is a License Resident Counselor.  She holds a Bachelor’s degree of Science in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Argosy University.  She has 5 years of experience working with individuals, couples, teens, and children. To learn more about Lisa’s approach to treatment and see if she is the right fit for you, click the link below.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Lea Harkless

 Licensed Resident in Counseling

 Let me help you take a journey and explore what is preventing you from moving forward. Please know that I am non-judgmental, reliable, compassionate, and committed to my clients. I adhere to ethical principles and treat people with dignity and respect. Whether it’s depression, anxiety, fear of change, stress, trauma, relationship issues, oppression, or excessive use of substances, I believe that by working together, we can develop a treatment plan centered on “you” and “your specific needs.” I have 10+ years of experience utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Person-Centered Therapy, Chemical dependency recovery skills and relapse prevention, Family Systems, and many more. To learn more about Lea’s approach to treatment and see if she is the right fit for you, click the link below.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Karlyne Snead

Licensed Resident in Counseling

Karlyne Snead is a Licensed Resident in Counseling who believes that life’s challenges come to help us re-examine our lives and discover ways to overcome difficulties and live life to the fullest. Through training and experience, she recognizes the need to create a safe place to explore life’s struggles, change negative behaviors, rebuild relationships, and practice new skill-building techniques through therapy. Karlyne offers a safe, nurturing, nonjudgmental, spiritually based environment to allow healing and to face obstacles with strength and vigor. To learn more about Karlyne’s approach to treatment and see if she is the right fit for you, click the link below.

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Stephanie Morehead

Licensed Resident In Counseling

Stephanie is a Resident in Counseling and has over eight years of experience working with individuals who struggle with trauma and severe mental illness. She also has extensive experience helping individuals with anxiety, depression, and grief – including pet loss. She operates from a strengths-based perspective and believes in equipping clients with the tools they need to help themselves learn, heal, and grow. Stephanie is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). She enjoys teaching clients about how symptoms of trauma, anxiety, and depression live in the brain and the body and uses creative and exploratory ways to help clients strengthen their relationships with themselves and those around them. To learn more about Stephanie’s approach to treatment and see if she is the right fit for you, click the link below.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Stephanie Varga

Licensed Resident In Counseling

Stephanie Varga has a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. Stephanie is currently a Licensed Resident In Counseling operating under supervision from a Licensed Professional Counselor.  Stephanie has worked with individuals struggling with a variety of issues such as anxiety, depression, family challenges, and stage of life transitions. Stephanie utilizes a person-centered style of therapy.

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

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Marli Wright

Licensed Resident In Counseling

My name is Marli and I am aLicensed Resident In Counseling. I graduated from George Mason University with my Master’s Degree in Community Counseling. Prior to becoming a counselor, I was an elementary school teacher for sixteen years. As a counselor, I focus on making sure that all my clients are comfortable and that I develop healthy relationships with each and every person.

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

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Sharee Haskins

 Licenesd Resident in Counseling

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 Professional Counselor

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 help 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

Brittany Johnson

 Licensed Resident in Counseling

Brittany is a firm believer that the mind, body, and soul are intertwined. She finds that a holistic approach can be useful as clients take a deep look into their inner selves as they begin to heal from their wounds. Often these wounds can look like addiction, relationship issues, and a loss of purpose. From a humanistic approach, all people are good, and for any person to truly grow, ownership of decisions must manifest to reach full potential with all things in life. She feels it’s important to draw from an eclectic style of therapy in order to draw from multiple techniques to best serve her client’s needs.  Click the link below to find out more about Brittany and if her approach is right for you.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Savanna Martin

Licensed Professional Counselor

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.

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Indi Zhao

Licensed Resident in Counseling

 Indi received her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and is continuing her education while receiving a PhD in Forensic Psychology. She has 8 years of experience in working with diverse populations in multiple settings. Indi has experience in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Informed Care, and Solution Focused Therapy.

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Taylor Paige

Licensed Resident in Counseling

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

Wesley F. Phillips III

Licensed Resident In Counseling

Wesley F. Phillips III is an LPC Resident, Virginia Board of Counseling. Wes started his career by creating a healthy environment and building rapport with adjudicated teenagers who felt like no one heard or saw them. This passion led him to study Counseling at Spring Arbor University. He received his Master of Arts with a concentration in those who had suffered abuse and neglect. His desire is to assist those who have suffered trauma / stressful situations with finding healing and a sense of normalcy in their lives by using a Holistic approach and encouraging those he sees to examine all aspects of their lives to find health. Click the link below to find out more about Wes and if his approach is right for you.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Shantell Turner

Licensed Resident in Counseling
Certified Substance Abuse Counselor

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

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.

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