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.
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.
Tamara Christman, MA, MEd, LPC
Tammy enjoys helping clients identify and use their strengths to regulate negative thoughts, feelings and behaviors in their daily lives.
Amanda Spahn, MSW, LCSW
Amanda obtained her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Florida State University. She is currently working as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
She is experienced in working with crises and adults. Her current work is primarily with individuals. Amanda’s therapeutic style is client-centered and combines a variety of practices such as CBT, MI, trauma-informed, and strengths based. She enjoys meeting her clients where they are at in order to help them express and understand their needs in a comfortable setting.
Shelly Johnson, MSW, LCSW
Shelly enjoys helping individuals and families struggling to manage challenging life circumstances. She uses a strengths-based approach to encourage healing, life transitions and promoting a positive change in an individual’s life. Shelly is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has a passion for working with adolescents and families while supporting the goal of healing and…
Babatunde Adekson, PhD, LPC, NCC CSAC
Babatunde is a graduate of the counseling and counselor education doctoral program at the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY and is also a graduate of the master’s program in mental health counseling program also from the University of Rochester. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Saint Bonaventure University in upstate New York. He utilizes an integrative perspective in counseling and manages sessions with clients using a warm Rogerian therapeutic style coupled with CBT as well as other evidence-based practices.
Angelica Karns, MA, Resident in Counseling
Angelica Karns 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…
Shaina Anderson, MSW, Supervisee in Social Work
Shaina Anderson received a Master’s in Social Work from Howard University and is currently working towards LCSW Licensure. Shaina also has a Master of Science in Sociology with a concentration in Criminal Justice from Longwood University. She has experience working with a variety of individuals; including children, adolescents, and families. Shaina brings her passion and…
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…
Jamilla Abughali, MBA, MSW, LCSW
Jamilla (Ja-ME-La) specializes in a strengths-based approach utilizing Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Trauma-Informed therapy. She creates an atmosphere of trust and confidence amongst patients and their social support. Jamilla is compassionate and caring with a welcoming personality providing a nonjudgmental environment for…
Amanda Yi, MSW, LCSW
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,…
Jenny Yu Riemer, MSW, Supervisee in Social Work
Jenny Yu Riemer received a Master’s of Social Work from Boston University and is currently working towards LCSW Licensure in both MA and VA. Jenny is a skilled, compassionate, trauma-informed and collaborative clinician who has experience with individuals of all ages and identities, specializing in work with youth, adolescents, families and members of LGBTQIA+ community. She has experience and passion for…
Alexis Andre, M.Ed., Resident in Counseling
Alexis specializes in working collaboratively with teens and adults to heal and accomplish their life goals. With years of experience in school counseling, she has helped individuals work through issues related to anxiety, self-esteem, body image, disordered eating, life transitions and development of healthy relationships.
Caroline Edgeton-Martin, M.S.Ed., Resident in Counseling
Talking about challenging thoughts and feelings can be hard for many of us. More often than not, though, when we keep this information to ourselves, feelings of loneliness, shame, and judgment can come up and negatively inform our self-perception. When we feel this sense of isolation, we can feel disconnected from others and ourselves. While you are beautifully unique in your own way, you are not alone.
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Maya Rizkala, RDN
Maya Rizkala is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with a passion for providing evidence-based, culturally competent care to help clients improve their relationship with food, mind, and body. Maya has experience in public health, food service management, adolescent and adult disordered eating, body image concerns, and eating disorders.
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Cynthia Libby, RDN
Cynthia Libby is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Eating Disorder Specialist passionate about helping folks heal their relationship with food, body image, and exercise.
Lily "Therapy" Dog
Lily is our beloved “therapy” dog of our practice. She loves to welcome clients with her very sweet and sensitive demeanor. She is always happy to see clients at Total Health Concepts!
New Staff Member, Coming Soon!
Bio coming soon!