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About Us

We are a privately-owned counseling center located in Gainesville, VA. We are conveniently located on Rt. 29 and regularly provide services to individuals from Gainesville, Haymarket, Bristow, Warrenton, Culpeper, and Front Royal. Our clients comprise all cultural, racial, and economic backgrounds. We are affiliated with the American Counseling Association.

 

Margaret Harvey, M.S., LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor

Maggie Harvey received her Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia Tech where she majored in psychology and minored in sociology. She then earned her Master of Science degree in counseling psychology from Radford University. Mrs. Harvey is a Licensed Professional Counselor who conducts individual, marriage and family counseling for adults, adolescents, and children over the age of five.

She provides counseling for problems including, but not limited to ADD/ADHD, mood disorders (such as depression, anxiety, and bipolar), and stress/life management. Mrs. Harvey utilizes a variety of techniques designed to meet the needs of each client. These techniques stem from a psychodynamic approach to therapy including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Client Centered Therapy, and Behavior Modification.

Areas of expertise:

  • CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)
  • ADHD
  • Mood Disorders (Depression/Anxiety/Bipolar)
  • Cognitive therapies for negative thinking
  • Stress/Life Management
  • Behavior Modification
   

 

 

Eve Radin, M.Ed./Ed.S, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor

Eve Radin earned both her Bachelorís degree in Psychology and her Masterís degree in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Virginia. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor who provides individual, group, and marriage/family therapy to children, adolescents, and adults. Ms. Radin has experience working with clients who suffer from depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder, relationship and communication problems, and anger management. Drawing from a variety of clinical approaches, Ms. Radin tailors her therapy to each client's individual needs. She has broad experience utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Client Centered Therapy, and Reality Therapy.

   

Christine M. Reynolds, MSSW, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Christine Reynolds received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan, where she majored in both Psychology and the History of Art. She earned her Master of Science in Social Work at Columbia University. Ms. Reynolds is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 10 years of experience providing client-focused and cognitive behavioral (CBT) psychotherapy to clients in private practice, clinic, and hospital settings. Ms. Reynolds offers clinical expertise to adults, adolescents, children, families and couples around issues which include, but not limited to, depression, anxiety, stress management, chronic illness, grief and bereavement, and caregiver concerns. Ms. Reynolds' has a calming, non-judgmental style which encourages self-expression and assists clients to set realistic goals from the initial visit. Ms. Reynolds' extensive experience counseling those with chronic illness, particularly those with cancer and kidney disease, provides a comfortable environment for those who are seeking understanding and knowledge of the issues that often face these individuals and their families.

   

Hitomi Makino, Ph.D., LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor

Dr. Hitomi Makino is a caring and nurturing person, who honors people around her. She received Master's degree from University of Mississippi in Community Counseling and her Doctorate of Philosophy in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor who provides services to children, adolescents, and adults. Over the past ten years, she has worked in a variety of settings, including hospital, in-home services, community-based, University, and Christian counseling in a church setting. She is passionate about interpersonal neuroscience and believes that healthy relationships bring healing of minds and hearts. Her approaches include Attachment-based Psychotherapy, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive-Interpersonal Therapy, Faith-based therapy, especially integration of Christian Faith in counseling. She has worked with clients on variety of issues, including depression, anxiety, grief, relationship difficulties, adjustment issues, and trauma. She also has worked with clients with childhood trauma history and understands the deep impact on the individual's development.

   

Ellina Creary, M.S, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor

Ellina Creary earned a Bachelor's degree in Art from the University of Alaska Anchorage and a Master's of Science in Counseling Psychology from Alaska Pacific University. Ellina is a Licensed Professional Counselor who provides individual, group, couples, and family therapy. Ms. Creary has diverse experience working with adults, children and adolescents in a variety of settings including crisis care centers, community centers, hospitals, inpatient, outpatient and residential programs. Ms. Creary uses Cognitive Behavioral and Dialectical Behavior Therapy techniques in her sessions and specializes in treatment of eating disorders as well as mood disorders, maternal mental health, relationship problems, stage of life and cultural integration difficulties. Ms. Creary is passionate about her work and has a warm, welcoming and compassionate approach to therapy. She marvels at her clients resilience and ability to persevere through the toughest of life's circumstances.

 

 

   

Mahogany LaCour, MSW, CADC, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Mahogany LaCour’s passion to help people is what led her to a profession whose ethical duty coincides with her values. As a military brat, spouse and her time in the Army National Guard she has been able to adapt, meet and surround herself with several people from all parts of the world. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work in Texas from Prairie View A & M University. Following, she went to Clark Atlanta University to obtain her Master’s degree in Social Work with a concentration in Mental Health. Mrs. LaCour is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker that provides individual, group and family therapy to children, adolescents and adults. She has experience in various levels of care such as outpatient, partial hospitalization/inpatient, residential and correctional care. Mrs. LaCour has worked with individuals who suffer with but not limited to substance use, depression, anxiety, PTSD, personality disorders, relationship and other psychosocial stressors. She ensures that each client’s care is personalized to meet their needs by using a generalist approach. Mrs. LaCour uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Behavior Modification, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy and Client Centered Therapy. Through these models and/or others, Mrs. LaCour strives for her client’s ability to combat through challenges and manage their daily lives. “You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.”- John Bunyan 

   

 

 

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