STAFF

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GILLIAN S. KRAFFT, MS, LICSW, IAEDP member

Gillian is a licensed independent clinical social worker and member of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals and the International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation. She believes that her work as a therapist is to guide people through their healing process. As everyone’s process looks different, Gillian imparts an eclectic technique, combining traditional talk therapy, psychoeducation, dialectical behavioral therapy, as well as others, to provide the best care possible.  Gillian specializes in treatment of eating disorders, but also works with clients suffering from anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, as well as other life problems. Gillian is well-versed on aspects of nutrition and the effects of food on our body and mind, and offers education on this topic to our practice as well.

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ANNA SIMMONS, MA, NCC, LPC

Anna is a Certified School Counselor for the states of West Virginia and Pennsylvania, a Nationally Certified Counselor, and will soon be a Licensed Professional Counselor. She graduated from West Virginia University in 2014 with a Master’s Degree in School Counseling. Anna’s practice is based on the belief that all behavior is purposeful and she strives to help clients first understand the purpose of their behaviors and then alter any behaviors that are no longer serving them well. She works collaboratively with clients and families to support the process of change and she provides a warm and supportive counseling atmosphere in which growth is possible.

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CHARLENE VINCENT, MA, LPC, NCC

Charlene has over 20 years of experience working as a counselor in WV. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Fairmont State and Master of Arts degree in Counseling from WVU. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor. Her experience has been in working with children, adolescents, and adults in rural community mental health and working with abused and neglected children in the WV foster care system. She has extensive training and experience in using play therapy with children and families and is an active member of the WV Association for Play Therapy. She currently serves as the Treasurer for their board. Charlene enjoys working with young children and believes you can learn a lot about a child through their play. Charlene likes to take a fun and creative approach in her sessions. She is willing to shift focus when needed and believes it is very important to work with the child’s family to assist the child in their counseling journey.

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BRENDA EVERETT, MA, LPC, NCC, CTT

Brenda is a licensed professional counselor, nationally certified counselor, and certified trauma therapist. Her military service and background paired with education and clinical skills have promoted her experience in working with various populations. She comes with numerous years of experience working with Veterans and their family members. She specializes in a variety of issues that include depression, anxiety, trauma, adjusting to change, stress management, grief and loss, relationship conflicts, codependency, and obsessions and compulsions. She enjoys the diversity of working with people from all walks of life by helping them attain better well-being, growth, and transition. She believes that by being proactive, purposeful, and working through the myriad of life’s ups and downs you have the chance to over-come, grow, and move forward in your life.

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ANNA HRAFNSDOTTIR, M.Sc, MSW, LICSW, CTT
Anna is a licensed graduate social worker, art therapist and certified ITR trauma therapist. Her therapeutic approach with clients is strength-based and person-centered. Anna has considerable experience providing individual and group therapy to children, adolescents and adults in various settings such as within hospitals, residential clinics, in private group practice, and in the community. Anna strives to create an environment to help the client find deeper awareness and compassion towards their inner self with the aim of empowering her clients to improve their outlook on life and the future.

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ELIZABETH TOMASIK, MA, Provisionally Licensed Counselor, NCCT
Elizabeth (Liz) is a Provisionally Licensed Counselor in the state of West Virginia, and is a nationally certified counselor. Liz earned her Master’s Degree in clinical mental health counseling from West Virginia University in May 2020. Since graduating, her practice has focused on counseling children, adolescents, families, along with young adults. She works with her clients to meet them where they are, as she facilitates the enrichment of self-exploration and discovery by tapping into one’s own strengths. Liz has completed trainings in Trauma-Focused CBT for children and adolescents, as well as Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) for children ages 3-7. She has had the opportunity to work with diverse individuals struggling with anxiety, trauma, disruptive/impulse-control and conduct difficulties, grief, and depression. Her clients can expect to truly feel seen and heard with her, as a dedicated ally believing in each individual’s capacity for growth and healing.