Our work is grounded and amplified by the work of strong women. From supervisors, mentors, and consultants to partners and racial equity advocates, our services integrate expertise from the following women.
Erika Cherry, LMHC is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 15 years experience working with individuals, groups, couples and families. In her private practice, Awaken Therapeutic Services, PLLC, Erika infuses trauma-informed mindful awareness with an intersectional approach to treatment that highlights the complex, and often overlapping, cultural, familial, societal and historical factors that contribute to a person’s identity and perspective.
Her experiences with group dynamics in healthcare and community settings fuels Erika’s commitment to raising awareness to the need for intentional collective healing in spaces where collective trauma is being perpetuated.
Dr. Sharon Young, Ph.D., LMFT is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy approved supervisor. Dr. Young provides clinical supervision with services designed to provide resources for psychotherapy development. Master Therapist also provides direction and mentoring in establishing or improving an existing clinical private practice. Infinite Possibilities is a group private practice under the leadership of Dr. Young, which was established in 2005 and has grown in size to as many as seven therapist under her direction. Being in business for 14 years has allowed Dr. Young to experience any and all of the obstacles and challenges that come with being able to have a successful private practice.
Amisha Patel has a double bachelor’s degree in marketing and business management from Kennesaw State University. After working in the corporate field for over a decade, she has decided to change her career. Amisha is attending Capella University and obtaining her master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. Once Amisha graduates from school, she wants to work with clients that are women and women of color, specifically South Asian women. Amisha has a blog, www.loveforgiveconquer.com, that addresses how to cope with divorce and relationships. She joins Danielle’s practice to help consult the marketing and social media events that Danielle will be hosting this year.
Other partners, advisors, and mentors include:
Dr. Ashley Hicks White, Ph.D., LMFT
Jennifer Moore-Nelson, M.S. Teaching, Founder – Initiate Equity, LLC
Dr. Heather Love, Ph.D., LMFT
Dr. Danielle M. Jackson, Ph.D., Sociology (Africana Studies)