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.
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.
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.
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.
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.