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

Mindy Tran Ngu

Licensed Resident In Counseling, MA

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 of 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 Resident In Counseling, MA

I am a Resident in Counseling 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

Hope Bennett

Licensed Resident In Counseling, MA

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

Jeremy Rash

Licensed Resident

My name is Jeremy Rash and I am a Licensed Resident. I have almost 7 overall years of experience working in community-based mental health services (i.e. Intensive In-Home, Mental Health Skill Building) as well as outpatient, MAT substance abuse. I received my undergraduate degree in Psychology from Virginia Tech in 2014 and my Master’s in Professional Counseling from Liberty University in 2020. To learn more about Jeremy’s approach to treatment and see if he is the right fit for you, click the link below.

Charmaine Dockett, Licensed Professional Counselor

Jasper Boomer

Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner (LSATP), Resident In Counseling, CSAC

 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

Lisa Gibbs

 Licensed Resident in Counseling, MA

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

Karlyne Snead

Licensed Resident, M.Ed, MA, LMHP-R

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 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.

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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

Brian Cogan

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

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

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.

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Jewel Munford

Licensed Resident In Counseling, CSOTP

Jewel L. Munford, attended Virginia State University, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice in 2010 and went on to receive her Master’s degree in Community Counseling in 2012. Jewel also received her certification as a Certified Sex Offender Treatment Provider (CSOTP) through the State of Virginia. Jewel is currently a Licensed Resident in Counseling under supervision working towards her LPC license.  Click the link below to find out more about Jewel 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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