Our Team

Psychotherapist, Registered Dietitian & Eating Disorder Specialist

Virginia Inglese, MA, RD, LCSW, CLC, CEDS

Virginia Inglese is a psychotherapist and registered dietitian, specializing in eating disorders, healing families, empowering teens, and launching young adults. She is also a certified yoga and movement therapist, using these skills to help clients improve their health and release traumas and physical and emotional pain.
Psychotherapist

J.R. Lippold, MA, MSW, LGSW, LCSW

J.R. has extensive experience working with individuals, couples, and families in crisis, as well as adolescents, young adults, and members of the LGBTQ community. His unique and direct approach draws from his multifaceted experiences to provide insight into how environmental, mental/emotional, and health-related factors can influence an individual’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviors – all factors that can lead to emotional distress, anxiety, and depression.
Psychotherapist

Tammy Christman, MA, MEd, Resident in Counseling

Tammy enjoys helping clients identify and use their strengths to regulate negative thoughts, feelings and behaviors in their daily lives.
Psychotherapist

Christal Platt, MS, LPC, NCC

Christal enjoys helping clients identify and use their strengths to regulate negative thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in their daily lives.
Psychotherapist

Susan Theon, MSW, Supervisee in Clinical Social Work

Susan empowers her clients through building strengths and resiliency to change.
Psychotherapist

Derek Clark, MSW, Supervisee in Clinical Social Work

Derek works with adults and adolescents using mind and body techniques to help them become the best versions of themselves.
Psychotherapist

Kelly Zupancic, MA, MS, MSW, QMHP-A, Supervisee in Clinical Social Work

Kelly empowers clients to identify natural skills and strengths to overcome obstacles and develop healthy relationships.
Psychotherapist Intern

Angelica Torres, MA, Resident in Counseling

Angelica Torres is passionate about working with adolescents and adults, with a special focus on empowering teens and helping young adults launch. Angelica works with individuals to help them process life experiences, discover their identity, transform relationships, cope with life changes, build self-esteem, heal from eating disorders, improve body image, decrease anxiety and depression, and...
Psychotherapist

Nidhi Kothapalli, MS, Resident in Counseling

Nidhi received her Master’s in Counseling in May 2020 and is currently working to fulfill her hours for LPC Licensure. She is passionate about working with adolescents, teenagers and young adults tackling life transition, identity struggles, and cultural barriers. Through individual and group counseling, Nidhi helps clients with improving body image, increasing self-esteem, mood disorders...
Psychotherapist

Shana Storms, LPC, NCC, CSAC

Shana Storms is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC). She provides individual and group therapy and is happy to include family or loved ones if helpful. Some of the supportive therapeutic techniques she uses are cognitive-behavioral, narrative, and strengths-based approaches: sometimes using expressive therapies which empower people in increasing their...
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Liana Waybright, RDN

Liana Waybright is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with experience in pediatric nutrition, childhood and adult disordered eating, body image concerns, eating disorders and other mental health disorders including anxiety, depression and trauma.   Liana obtained undergraduate degrees in Culinary Arts and Nutrition from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. She completed her Dietetic...
Psychotherapist

Megan White, MSW, Supervisee in Clinical Social Work

Megan views the therapeutic process as a collaborative one, and works with clients to identify their strengths and develop accessible coping skills that can be used in everyday life. She is passionate about working with clients living with eating disorders and works from an intersectional, Health At Every Size perspective. Using methods such as Cognitive...
Psychotherapist

Nailah Washington, QMHP-A, Resident in Counseling

Meet Nailah Washington. She is a Resident in Counseling in the State of Virginia. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Regent University. She has a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from South University. She is a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps bringing honor, courage and commitment to serving her...
Psychotherapist

Jeannie Cha, MSW, QMHP-T, Supervisee in Clinical Social Work

My therapeutic approach prioritizes trauma-informed practice and empowering the individual through their strengths. I create a nonjudgmental space for dialogue that is facilitated with empathy and active listening. I am passionate about getting to know the client and collaborating on ways to complete their goals by utilizing treatment modalities that will work for the individual. I integrate...
Psychotherapist

Noelle Harvey, MSW, Supervisee in Clinical Social Work

Noelle Harvey earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Mount St. Mary’s University and a Master of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University. She enjoys helping individuals develop skills to enhance the quality of their lives. Noelle has worked with an array of individuals who have diverse physical, emotional, mental health, and spiritual needs....
Psychotherapist

Deon Desselle-Garrison, MA, Resident in Counseling

Deon Desselle-Garrison is a Resident in Counseling in the state of Virginia. Deon earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from South University Savannah, Georgia campus. Upon moving to Virginia, she continued her educational journey with South University at their Virginia Beach Campus where she earned a Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling. She is passionate about helping...
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Caroline Knight, RDN

Caroline Knight is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with experience in sports nutrition, eating disorders & disordered eating in children and adults, pediatric nutrition, gastrointestinal issues, body image concerns, and food allergies. Caroline received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Virginia. She then earned her Master of Science degree in Nutrition...
Psychotherapist

Amanda Yi, MSW, Supervisee in Clinical Social Work

Amanda received a Master’s in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University and is currently working towards LCSW Licensure. Amanda has experience working with individuals and groups, and has worked in a variety of treatment settings including outpatient counseling, residential treatment facilities, and schools. Amanda has a passion for helping clients who struggle with disordered eating,...
Psychotherapist

Angela Beckett, MA, QMHP A & C, Resident in Counseling

Angela J. Beckett received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Maryland Global Campus and her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from South University. She is a fully certified QMHP (adults and children) and is completing her license requirements as a CSAC. She has worked with Substance Use Disorders...