About Me

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Anita is a PhD - level Licensed Professional Counselor with over 15 years experience in private practice. She maintains clinical licensure in Virginia and North Carolina, and is approved to provide clinical supervision in both states

In addition to her experiences as a therapist, Anita has presented at State, Regional, National and International professional conferences on a variety of topics, including:

  • EMDR and Trauma
  • Job Search and Career Management Strategies
  • MBTI
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Ethics
  • Couples Counseling
  • Straight Spouses
  • PTSD
  • Counselor Wellness

Anita is a strengths-based, interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal and professional challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.


  • Ph.D., Counselor Education & Supervision, Old Dominion University
  • M.A., Rehabilitation Counseling, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • B. A., Sociology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Selected Professional Awards

  • 2010 Outstanding Practitioner Supervisor, Chi Sigma Iota International
  • 2008 Mental Health Counselor of the Year, American Mental Health Counseling Association
  • 2007 Outstanding Practitioner, AL Counseling Association
  • 2003 Outstanding Practitioner, Chi Sigma Iota International Academic/Professional Honor Society

Additional Training

  • EMDR:  Level I, Level II, Resource Installation
  • MBTI:  Master Practitioner

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