Meet Us

Nadia Tourinho, LICSW, LCSW-C

As a therapist, I believe that therapy is a joint effort between the client and provider. My name is Nadia Tourinho, I am a Trilingual Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW). I speak Spanish, Portuguese, and English. I have extensive experience in direct practice and community practice. With more than seven years of experience, I am very familiar with the impact of complex trauma, childhood trauma, sexual/physical abuse, domestic violence, sex trafficking, family/couple therapy, geriatric, grief therapy, depression, anxiety, chronic illness, and various life changes.

I provide an environment that is safe, empathic, and non-judgmental. This type of space allows clients to be comfortable and open, helping us get to the root of the issue. I have worked with clients from ages 3 to 99; helping them attain different methods of addressing challenges in their lives. 

I will work together with you to identify goals, build coping skills, and reduce unwanted symptoms. My approach is to always listen to you, while building self-esteem and improving problem-solving abilities. I'll work to increase your self-awareness and show how best to navigate your feelings, behaviors, and thoughts. Hope to hear from you soon!

Licensed in:

  • Georgia 

  • Michigan 

  • Maryland

  • Rhode Island

  • Washington, DC

Carolyn Lewis, LICSW 

Carolyn Lewis is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) in Washington, D.C. She received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Salem State University in Salem, Massachusetts. Since working in the social work field for over ten years her areas of experience involve serving homeless populations, survivors of gender-based violence, and elders. Additionally, she has worked with individuals across the lifespan in both outpatient community health settings and through non-profit case management and advocacy. 

Carolyn possesses expertise in providing mental health counseling to women and transgender women experiencing depression, anxiety, adjustment challenges, various forms of trauma involving abuse and neglect, body image concerns, domestic violence, sexual violence, and human trafficking. Carolyn’s approach to therapy is to employ a strength’s-based lens using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and Motivational Interviewing to empower every client that she serves.

Carolyn modifies her therapeutic approach to best suit the individualized needs of her clients and strives to create an authentic and non-judgmental therapeutic space where clients can explore life’s challenges and blocks to growth. In doing so, she hopes to guide clients down the path to living a more prosperous and fully authentic life.

Licensed in:

  • Washington, DC

Danielle Currie, LICSW

    My name is Danielle Currie. I am a licensed Graduate Social Worker in the District of Columbia. I have provided clinical services and emotional support in the community for 5 years. I truly believe that all individuals deserve an opportunity to feel empowered, secure and emotionally stable. Every person on this earth has value. If you struggle to believe this, I will be honored to be your therapist. I specialize in various areas to include Anxiety, Depression, Traumatic experiences, Crisis management, Identity issues and Life transitions. I have experience working with various age groups, races, religions and sexual orientations. I will always be culturally sensitive to your needs.  I have experience working with people affected by poverty, in the child welfare and juvenile system; as well as young and middle age professionals.  As a therapist I will provide an environment where you will feel safe and valued. Your feelings matter. Your well-being matters. Your perspective matters. I am up for the challenge to partner with you as you journey to your best self.

 

   I have experience in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Family therapy, Faith Based therapy and Couples Counseling.  I can help you identify your triggers, recognize patterns and address unwanted behaviors.  As a therapist I will help you create new coping skills, set goals and become the version of yourself that you have been striving for. Everyone needs a helping hand at some point in their life. I hope that you choose me to support you on your journey. 

Licensed in:

  • Georgia 

  • Washington, DC

Sadia Coleman, LGSW

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Sadia is a native Washingtonian from Ward 7. She has a passion for giving back to her community and is invested in the well -being of others. Sadia is a graduate of The Catholic University of America earning a Master of Social Work. She also holds a Master of Science in Public and Community Health from Trinity Washington University. Sadia is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW) and her treatment modality is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Sadia likes to meet the individual where they are emotionally, and understands that trauma does not discriminate. A major belief that Sadia holds is that people are resilient and with support they can overcome adversity. Sadia’s intervention style focuses on challenging and changing unhelpful behaviors, improving emotional regulation, and helping the individual develop healthy coping strategies. Sadia encourages the client to build on skills they already possess and works closely with them to acquire new skills in order to be a healthy functioning individual in daily life and the workforce. 

 

Licensed in:

  • Washington D.C.

Yanique Williams, LICSW

Yanique Williams-Adeniji was born and raised in New York where she attended State University of New York  Purchase and obtained her Bachelors in Cultural Anthropology with a double minor in Global Black Studies and Feminist Theory.  She then obtained her Masters in Social Worker at New York University, focusing on the need of mental health advocacy for underserved communities and populations including but not limited to women of color, and high risk teens and adults.

 

During her career Yanique has worked in the school system, foster care system, federal and in the private health sector.  In these roles she has held the title of Clinical Director, clinician and consultant. As a clinician Yanique’s expertise includes anxiety/depression reduction, PTSD management, anger management as well as psychodynamic therapy. She primarily works with teenagers, colored women and young adults.  She prides herself on integrating wellness and mindfulness in her practice while providing a safe and calm space for her clients.

 

Licensed in:

  • Washington, DC

Kurstin Powell, LGSW

Kurstin Powell is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker in the state of Washington, DC and is originally from Temple Hills, MD. Kurstin received her bachelors degree in Social Work from Norfolk State University in Norfolk, VA and her masters degree in Social Work from Howard University in Washington, DC where she specialized in Gerontology and Mental Health. She has been in the Social Service field for over 11 years and has worked with youth, children, adults and families. 

 

Over the years Kurstin has worked in various human service roles to advocate for urban communities such as Homeless and Outreach Case Manager, Project Manager of several community based housing programs, Primary Therapist and Director of Social Services at an urban community rehab facility. 

 

“It’s Okay to not be Okay” 

 

Kurstin is a true advocate for Mental Health wellness. Kurstin’s focus has always been working with people facing adversity and guiding individuals thru life stressors pertaining to self-esteem and self worth, grief and loss, managing anxiety and depression, trauma, healthy relationships, stress management and suicidal  behaviors. She knows that struggles can create feelings of pain and can lead to trauma within the life balance. My goal is to create a safe space where people can heal in a nurturing environment. With positivity to motivate self awareness and growth while focusing on strengths and be guided with empowerment to find  who they really are and the capabilities they possess.

Licensed in:

  • Washington, DC

  • Maryland 

Charity Weaver Jackson, LGPC

Hello, my name is Charity Weaver Jackson, and I am a Nationally Board Certified, Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor and Certified Addictions Counselor. I hold a BS in Psychology and an MA in Professional Counseling from Liberty University.  I approach counseling through a trauma-informed, eclectic lens using several different modalities such as CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Strengths-Based, and Faith-Based. I believe that you are the expert in your own life and together we can figure out how to make it the life you want to live. I know that therapy can be uncomfortable, but I strive to make our sessions welcoming and as if you were talking to a trusted friend.  I have experience treating Substance abuse, Grief, Bipolar disorder, PTSD, Depression, and Anxiety throughout the lifespan.  I have spent time working with adults, adolescents, and children and have some experience with couples.  I look forward to working with you. 

Licensed in:

  • Washington, DC 

LaTeasha Squirrell, LGSW

My name is LaTeasha and I am a Licensed Graduate Social Worker. I obtained my Masters of Social Work (MSW) with a focus on interpersonal practice from the University of Michigan. I have been practicing for 5 years in diverse settings (school, healthcare, foster care, and outpatient mental health). LaTeasha has experience working with all age ranges (children, youth, and adults) helping to address a wide variety of challenges through individual, group, and family therapy. I use modalities like cognitive behavior therapy, solution focused therapy, and structural family therapy to move individuals toward change. I look forward to supporting you, your family, and your relationships in a healthy direction. 

I believe we all have another level we can unlock to reach our full potential. It’s an internal process I have been supporting people with for years. For some, it may be reached by healing from traumatic experiences or learning to cope with stress, anxiety, depression, or other mental health diagnoses. For others, it may be strengthening communication, building/repairing relationships, working through familial issues, or discovering the true you. As a therapist, I will guide, empower, and walk alongside you as you work to reach your next level. 

Licensed in:

  • Washington, DC

Keydra Johnson, LGSW

Keydra Johnson was born and raised in New York where she attended State University College of Oneonta obtaining her Bachelors in Child and Family Studies and Psychology as a dual major. She went on to obtain her Masters in Social Work at Fordham University. She is a Licensed Graduate of Social Work (LGSW) who is passionate about being a support to others. Keydra works from a person-centered approach and meets her clients where they are to help be a supportive guide and tool for clients to get to where they would like to be. 

 

Keydra practices providing clients with a safe and non-judgmental space for clients to feel comfortable with the therapeutic process. She has worked with clients individually ranging from the age from 5 - 75, she has done attachment work with mother and child, with a child being as young as one year old. Keydra has worked with clients going through various life changes, trauma, domestic violence, various types of abuse, depression, grief, substance use, anxiety, incarceration and personality disorders. 

 

Keydra works from an integrative model; she modifies treatment so  that it best fits the client but she has a strong foundation in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. Keydra wants to be able to provide each client with the space to feel heard, set goals, feel challenged and build coping skills that each client can incorporate in daily living to live a satisfying life. 

Licensed in:

  • Washington, DC

Dr. Ceymone Dyce, LGPC

Dr. Ceymone Dyce is a mental health provider devoted to helping clients attain strategies that promote actionable and emphasize high levels of self-determination. Her clinical background includes work in pediatrics, federally qualified clinics, and community behavioral health centers.

Dr. Dyce provides counseling to clients of all ages, particularly experiencing challenges with: life transitions, anger management, anxiety disorders, interpersonal relationship concerns, issues related to aging, grief related cognitive impairment, codependency, medical family therapy, and women’s mental health.

Her therapeutic modalities include: individual therapy, couples therapy, and family therapy. Her service utilizes cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), family systems, and solution-focused, narrative approaches for optimal mental health.

Dr. Dyce received her doctorate in counseling from the University of Florida, Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Indiana State University, and Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Xavier University of Louisiana. She is also a board-certified national counselor.

Dr. Dyce is originally from New Jersey, enjoys traveling, wellness activities, and is located in Washington, DC.

Licensed in:

  • Washington, DC