Favorite Quote: " How you gonna win when you ain't right within?" Lauryn Hill
Latoya "Nicole" Edwards, LCSW
Clinical Director & Lead Therapist
Are you the strong friend, but sometimes feel that you have no one to lean on? Having relationships issues, hate your job, or need help navigating this thing called Adult-ing? I enjoy working with individuals who appear to be whole, yet feel lost and unseen; I address the impact that both trauma and healing have on the WHOLE person. Providing out the box therapy, with a holistic twist, I infuse humor, reiki, yoga essential oils, and realness. I have dedicated my life to helping Millennials, Gen Zs (ages 16- 45), and their families break generational curses.
I practice a mind, body, and soul approach. Meaning, I address the person and their environment, helping young adults get their whole life! I am not a nod and smile therapist. I roll up my sleeves with you, and together we come up with solutions to tackle this thing called life. There are going be times that you are not gonna like me, but a part of therapy is unpacking and revealing some things that we oftentimes try to mask and hide. My goal is to work along side you and help you become a better person than when you started with me.
Favorite Quote: "Define who you are and what you are, and be clear on that. Meditate on that and then, live..." Nipsey Hussle
Sheryl Dunn, LCSW
Being a native of Suffolk, Virginia, I felt it was imperative to initiate my career and community service in the Hampton Roads area. I have worked in the capacity of a case manager for a local Community Services Board servicing individuals with dual diagnoses: substance use as well as serious mental health disorders. Thereafter and intermittently I have had the honor to work as a medical social worker for hospice agencies. I have also worked as a care manager for a high level hospital system prior to transitioning to become a care coordinator for a managed care organization.
Therapy has always been a passion of mine. It is a privilege to have others entrust their thoughts with me. Once I had the opportunity to see the powerful impact therapy can have on folks I have felt compelled to return to private practice.
I attended the prestigious Norfolk State University for undergraduate and graduate studies in Social Work. I look forward to further advances in my studies not only for myself but the well-being of populations I have the pleasure to work with.
Favorite Quote: "Change is painful, but nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong." - Mandy Hale
Toi Graham, M.A., Resident in MFT
I am a graduate of both Saint Leo University and Regent University. I hold a B.A. in Psychology and a M.A. in Marriage & Family Therapy. I am a Resident in Marriage & Family Therapy. I utilize a solution-focused perspective coupled with a calm spirit that helps clients feel centered. I enjoy helping clients discover their strengths while highlighting how their thoughts and feelings contribute to their daily living and functioning. I am passionate about marriage, at-risk youth, and military communities. I enjoy working with individuals, couples, adolescents and adults. I believe relational intelligence is the key that unlocks our greatest potential. Therapy can be a huge step, therefore I find it important to build a relationship with you as my client by getting to know you and your experiences while enabling and empowering you to identify the change you would like to make.
When I am is not helping clients, I serve as an Active Duty Sailor and full-time mom. I enjoys reading and exercising with my family. I am grounded in Christianity and I am no stranger to prayer.
Favorite Quote: "If you scared to take chances, you will never have the answers." - Nas
Michael Tinsley, LMSW
I am a Graduate of Howard University and UNC Charlotte, I have a BA in Psychology and a Masters in Social Work. I have a passion for working with individuals, couples and families who seek change to become happier, healthier and gain control over obstacles that are weighing them down. I have several years of experience in working with children, adults, and families, on a broad array of issues ranging from depression, anxiety, bipolar, ADHD, schizophrenia, substance abuse and trauma. I provide culturally competent care and use a Strength Based Approach when working with clients. I also specialize in helping African American males deal with oppressive systems and obstacles.
Favorite Quote: "A lot of people resist transition and therefore never allow themselves to enjoy who they are. Embrace the change, no matter what it is; once you do, you can learn about the new world you're in and take advantage of it." - Nikki Giovanni
Mukier Williams, M.Ed, Resident in Counseling
I am a Resident in Counseling. I received my BS from Elizabeth City State University and my Master’s from Cambridge College. My professional career has included professional school counseling, child and adolescent mental health, and trauma-informed case management services.
I prefer utilizing collaborative approaches with clients to explore painful patterns in their life and provide practices toward coping, self-care, and personal growth. I work with individuals from children to older adults. I use solution-focused, mindfulness, and self-compassionate approaches in my therapy. Areas of interest include anxiety, depression, trauma, life transitions and adjustments, parenting skills, and family communication.
I am a New Jersey native, but Hampton Roads has become home to my family. I am a full-time mother and in my spare time I enjoy traveling, road trips, DIY projects, and entertaining family and friends.