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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ANNA HRAFNSDOTTIR, M.Sc, MSW, LICSW, CTT

Anna is a licensed independent clinical social worker and certified trauma therapist (ITR,
EMDR). Her therapeutic approach with clients is strength-based and person-centered. Anna has considerable experience providing individual and group therapy to all ages in various settings such as within hospitals, residential clinics and in private group practice. 
Anna specializes in treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but also works with clients suffering from dissociative identity disorder (DID), anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), as well as other life problems. 
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, LPC, NCC

 

Elizabeth (Liz) is a Licensed Professional 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.

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BROOKLYN VROLYK, MA, NCC
Brooklyn is a Provisionally Licensed Counselor in the state of West Virginia and Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). She believes her role as a therapist is to be an authentic witness to her clients’ stories, creating a safe, trauma-informed environment for children and adolescents to engage in self exploration, let their truest self shine, and heal through difficult experiences. She enjoys bringing creativity and fun to her counseling sessions through the use of art, play, drama and storytelling. Her experience includes working with children, adolescents and their families, who are experiencing various difficulties including trauma symptomatology, depression, anxiety, behavioral difficulties, relationship challenges, self-harm, low self-esteem and grief. She has completed training in Trauma-Focused CBT for children and adolescents, as well as Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) for children ages 3-7. Brooklyn believes in each individual’s natural capacity for growth and healing. Within a strong therapeutic alliance and supportive environment, children, adolescents and their families can collaboratively work towards achieving their therapeutic goals, life goals and overall wellness.

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MELISSA GARCIA WEBB, MSW, LICSW
 

Melissa is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, licensed in the state of West Virginia. She completed her Master's Degree in Social Work at West Virginia University in 2015. Melissa has since spent her career working with adolescents, adults from all walks of life and their families.

Melissa utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused, Client Centered, Trauma Focused CBT and mindfulness approaches to help clients achieve balance, fulfillment and relief. She believes in the inherent strengths of others and encourages clients to connect to their own unique strengths. Melissa also believes that trust and compassion are the foundation for the therapeutic relationship and she strives to create a safe and supportive environment.

Melissa is particularly experienced in treating trauma, depression, anxiety, life stress, life transitions and self-esteem in adolescents and adults.

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COURTNEY B. DRAKE, MA, NCC, LPC
 

Courtney is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of West Virginia, as well as Nationally Certified. She graduated with her Master of Arts degree in Counseling from West Virginia University in 2016. Her experience is in working with children, adolescents, and young adults in various settings such as community mental health, residential treatment, and public education. She specializes in a variety of issues that include depression, anxiety, trauma, adjustment related disorders, relationship issues, as well as attention/focus. She believes in meeting the client where they are and working collaboratively with them to establish goals. Courtney draws from multiple methods to create an individualized approach for each client, and offers a warm and open space for all. 

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THOMAS DRVAR, MSW, LICSW, AADC

 

Thomas is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social worker 10+ years of experience of providing individual, group, and couples therapy. He feels honored to be given the opportunity to help clients confront the issues that they are struggling to overcome. Thomas combines his natural optimism with Cognitive Behavioral and Solution Focused Brief Therapy techniques to work with each person. Throughout his career he has treated a variety of diagnoses that include PTSD, depression, anxiety in clients of all ages from adolescence throughout end of life. He has also been dedicated to treating those suffering from substance use disorders and recently obtained advanced certification in addiction treatment.