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 "None of us, including me, ever do great things. But we can all do small things, with great love, and together we can do something wonderful."

– Mother Teresa

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Charity is a Licensed Professional Counselor and the practice owner of Ascend Counseling and Neurotherapy since 2014.  She received her Masters Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling in 2012 and a degree in Psychology in 1998.  Although Charity works with all ages, she is passionate about helping young adults navigate into adulthood, this includes late teens and early to mid twenties, with a combination of unconditional support and skills training for interacting with today's society.  She has been certified in the use of Neurotherapy since 2011 and became EMDR trained in 2017 to best serve those who have experienced events in their lives that they feel hold them back from reaching their most genuine self.  Charity specializes in helping ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, Insomnia, and Stress Tolerance.  She uses a combination of neurofeedback with her EMDR techniques to work with the brain, mind and body towards complete wellness.​ She is a member of the Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, as well as the American Counseling Association.

* Charity is not currently accepting new clients*

Charity Finch Jackson, MS, LPC-S, BCN

Practice Owner & Therapist

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An experiential therapist, Joana believes that change is best achieved through experience.  Specializing in young adults and young-at-heart adults, she combines this approach with her skills in EMDR and neurofeedback to address brain, mind, and body regarding all manner of mental health concerns including trauma, anxiety, depression, emotional distress, substance abuse, and transitional issues.  Joana graduated from Hardin-Simmons University with a Masters in Clinical Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy in 2017.  She is a fully-trained EMDR therapist with specialized training in Neurofeedback therapy and Sandtray therapy.

Joana Sossaman, MA, LPC

Therapist

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Farrah is an experienced, approachable therapist with a strong cognitive-behavioral background.  Her passion lies in helping survivors of trauma and she is interested in serving LGBTQIA, polyamorous, kink, and all sexual minority communities.  Her counseling methods center on a CBT-based approach to reaching personal goals, processing depression, and overcoming anxiety with a special focus on establishing and maintaining boundaries.  Farrah graduated with a Masters of Science in Counseling and Development from Texas Women's University in 2020.  She was recently offered admission to the doctoral program in Marriage and Family Therapy at TWU and will begin her coursework in Spring 2021.

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Adilah is a warm, experienced therapist who values the client's autonomy for change to aid in their personal journey. She utilizes a person-centered approach to trauma work with an emphases on the counseling relationship. She also has experience with CPT (Cognitive Processing Therapy): an approach to PTSD for sexual, physical, and relational abuse. Adilah has become familiar with how untreated trauma effects our thoughts, behaviors, and emotions. She specializes in PTSD, Domestic/  Relational Abuse, Depression, Anxiety, Suicidality, Safety Planning, and Stress Management. Adilah is an LPC-A and graduated in 2020 with a Master’s of Science in Counseling. She is proficient in providing a warm and safe space for Counseling whether that be in- person or Telehealth. Adilah is interested in working more with the LGBTQ+ population, individuals with sexual addiction, difficulties in sexual performance, or history of relational violence. 

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Adilah Zafor, MS, LPC-Associate

Supervisor:

Charity Finch Jackson, MS, LPC-S, BCN

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Veronica Dyke, MS
Life Coach

 

Veronica (she/her) is a compassionate, experienced helper who is passionate about aiding teenagers and young adults navigate life’s stressors. Her methods center on exploring the roots of and coping strategies for anxiety, depression, stress management, and trauma processing. Veronica believes that each person is the expert in their own life, and she views the helping relationship as a collaborative tool that can be used to explore patterns and themes that can help individuals work through personal barriers. Her perspective is based on a gender affirming, sexual orientation affirming, and feminist approach and she is interested in working with LGBTQ+ populations. She also has experience working with folks struggling with addiction concerns, and takes a trauma-informed, harm reduction approach. She graduated with a Master's of Science in Counseling in 2020 and will be pursuing her LPC-A in Summer 2021. She aims to approach all clients with cultural humility and strives to create an environment that is safe, empowering, and healing. 

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