Willa Shields is a psychiatric nurse practitioner offering behavioral health services to children and adults throughout Arkansas, Louisiana, and New Jersey. She treats a full list of specialties; however, her specialties include depression, stress management, bipolar disorder, racial inequality, and life coaching.

Willa received her Master of Science in Nursing in 2009 from the University of Arkansas. She also received her Doctor of Nursing Practice at Vanderbilt University in 2016.

Willa’s philosophy of care is to work with her patients to reach personal levels of understanding and empowerment through education and communication.

Willa is an avid gardener and loves the outdoors. The beach and ocean are her happy place.

Her favorite quote is, “Start each day with a grateful heart.”

Jeanette Rivas is a licensed clinical social worker offering behavioral health services to children and adults throughout Florida and Indiana. She treats a full list of specialties; however, her specialties include domestic violence, autism, and trauma.

Jeanette received her Master of Social Work in 2014 from the University of Southern California.

Jeanette’s philosophy of care is to take a person-centered team approach. She likes to empower the individual to work with her to make changes in their lives that works for their lifestyle.

Jeanette has a degree in theatre and has studied and performed professionally. She also started a nonprofit to bring awareness to Autism and bullying.

“When faced with obstacles, keep pushing through them, they make you stronger.”

Patti Rodgers, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC, is a psychiatric nurse practitioner offering mental health services to adults in Colorado and Florida. Patti has a vast array of clinical interests; however, her specializations include anxiety and panic disorders, bipolar disorders, mood disorders, post-partum depression, menopausal issues, post-traumatic stress disorder, schizophrenia, adult and geriatric psychiatry and women’s health. Patti believes mental wellness guides every aspect of our lives and is often taken for granted. Through the power of the therapeutic relationship, she believes everyone has the ability to make positive changes in their world, no matter how great or small.

She became interested in mental health care during a nursing school rotation in psychiatry and mental health. She felt a need to advocate for those suffering with mental illness and desired to make an impact in their lives through furthering the cause to reduce the stigma associated with mental health issues.

Patti enjoys playing the piano and the tambourine. One of her hobbies is boating and she has traveled through many canals and small lakes in Germany. She also loves to dance and aspires to learn salsa dancing.

Katie Lyon is a licensed professional counselor offering behavioral health services to young adults and adults throughout Texas. She treats a full list of specialties; however, her specialties include depression, LGBT, life transitions, trauma, and mood disorders.

Katie’s first career was in music therapy. Situations continued to pop up where Katie thought a degree in counseling would be beneficial. She now uses her music therapy lens and counseling lens to help her clients.

Katie is a firm believer that not every method of care works for every client. She is flexible in her counseling approach and uses that flexibility to find out what works best for each person.

Katie is a dog lover and enjoys running 5K’s with her friends. She has also earned two Master Degrees.

“Be who you are and say how you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” – Dr. Seuss

Adriana Velasquez is a licensed marriage and family therapist offering counseling services to children, adolescents, and adults throughout California. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in anxiety, PTSD, depression, anger management, and relationship issues. As a psychotherapist, Adriana treats each client as a unique individual, worthy of unconditional acceptance, regardless of his or her personal circumstances or struggles. As a therapist with years of experience, Adriana prefers to walk alongside, challenge, and encourage her clients to find healing emotionally, mentally, physically, and spiritually.

It was during Adriana’s years in college when she first became interested in the behavioral health profession. She dedicated her time and effort to learning about human behavior and now, her passion is to guide others towards personal change and recovery by empowering them to achieve a healthy mind. Adriana feels great satisfaction in helping others understand their thinking process, motivation, and overall behaviors. Her overall goal in therapy is to help guide her clients to achieve the best version of themselves by living an authentic life.

Adriana is a mom to three boys and loves spending time with her family! She grew up in a family who loves to sing and as a result, singing is her favorite hobby. When Adriana enrolled into graduate school, she was working full time and had a 3-month-old baby at the time. Although times were hard, she was able to graduate with honors. Adriana believes that the key to success is to never give up on your dreams and believe in yourself.

“To everything I’ve lost, thank you for setting me free.”

Sofia Crowe is an ACT Level II licensed clinical social worker offering behavioral health services to children and adults in Arizona, Virginia, and West Virginia. She offers a vast array of clinical services; however, her expertise lies in mood disorders, ADHD, parenting issues, family therapy, child and adolescent therapy, and substance use issues of all types.

Sofia has always had an interest in behavioral health care due to her family having many issues with mood disorders and substance use. During her teen years, she learned how valuable treatment can be when her family sought help. As a social worker for 20 years, she has been trained in many modalities, but her primary focus is to figure out how her training and skills suit her clients. Sofia wants to feel that her clients have the skills to have a life that feels meaningful and worth living.

Sofia is originally from Australia! Her parents were geneticists who travelled the world with their family. She has been doing yoga since she was 18 and is currently getting certified as a coach so she can offer free classes to Senior Living Facilities.

“There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled.

You feel it, don’t you?” – Mawlana Jalal-al-Din Rumi

Theresa Harbin is a licensed clinical social worker offering behavioral health care services to young adults and adults throughout the state of California. She has a vast array of clinical interests; however, her expertise includes grief, trauma/PTSD, depression, and women’s issues.

Theresa knew from an early age that she wanted to grow up to help people. She learned the importance of being heard and allowing people to be themselves without shame or judgement and she understood the importance of unconditional acceptance and love. After earning her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, she soon learned that she would need to further her education to make the impact she envisioned. She then pursued a Master’s degree in social work where she found so much fulfillment in helping people on their path to wellness.

Theresa believes that therapy is a collaborative process. Her goal as a therapist is to provide a safe and non-judgmental space in which people can share their experiences, hopes and fears. She employs a variety of techniques and interventions to individualize treatment to meet the unique needs of each person. Theresa believes that it's an honor to join people on their journey of growth and change.

Theresa's favorite podcast topics include crime and forensic psychology. She loves to spend time outdoors off-roading, hiking, watching and playing baseball!

"You are imperfect and vulnerable and sometimes afraid but that doesn't change the truth that you are brave and worthy of love and belonging." - Brene Brown

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