Taniek is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and is the proud Owner & CEO of TAG Inspires, LLC. She serves as an adjunct faculty member at Drexel University. She holds a B.S. in Psychology from Lincoln University and a Masters of Family Therapy from Drexel University. She is an honorable member of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women-PA chapter and an Approved Supervisor through the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy.
With over 15 years in the field, she has held various positions as a Clinical Supervisor, Director of Family Therapy and Truancy Prevention Programs and Contracting positions. Taniek has taken special interest in empowering African-American & Caribbean Families. She has experience working with high-risk adolescents and their families throughout most of her early career.
Taniek is a PREPARE Enrich Facilitator that focuses on premarital and marital counseling. She is currently in training to become a sex therapist. Through her private practice she offers her expertise to all populations in the areas of Premarital Counseling, Marital Counseling, Infidelity, Relationship Issues, Sexual and Intimacy Issues.
Taniek is only accepting self-pay clients at this time. She offers great packaging fees and sliding scales. Please contact her to schedule your consultation.
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“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new” –Socrates.
As a Marriage and Family Therapist, I, Kellie Smith, believe change starts within; delving deeper into ourselves to heal those parts of us we have buried in order to transform our lives into something new. It would be an honor to support you on your journey of healing and growth. I will guide you on the change you wish to seek. I aim to be professional, nurturing, honest, and empathic to create a space where you can feel free to be your authentic self. I am here to listen, understand, and offer my expertise in anxiety, depression, relationships, self-esteem and trauma for adolescents, individuals, couples, and families. Through our experience, I strive for clients to be able to prioritize themselves, their values, and live a well-balanced life feeling empowered, loved, and healthy.
Sarah-Ashley Andrews, is a Licensed Professional Counselor who studied Mass Communications at Bloomsburg University and later enrolled at Lancaster Bible College, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies with a minor in Human Services. She holds a Master of Science Degree in Counseling from Lincoln University of PA.
In the summer of 2012 Sarah-Ashley received news that her longtime friend died by suicide. That tragedy changed the trajectory of her life. She founded a non-profit dedicated to conquering suicide in youth and young adults. To date, Sarah-Ashley’s organization has educated nearly 4500 people on suicide awareness.
Sarah-Ashley is also a published author. She released Move Making Monday, a Monday motivation book in November of 2019. Sarah-Ashley is the co-host of the Black in Therapy Podcast, a weekly show dedicated to normalizing mental wellness in the Black Community. Her focus is youth and families. She is a firm believer in Cognitive Behavior Therapy; challenging the way people think and making connections between thoughts and behaviors.
My philosophy in life is no matter where you come from or what you’ve been through, it is never too late to change your life for the better.
Christina R. Napper, MFT obtained a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from West Chester University and holds a Masters Degree in Family Therapy from Drexel University.
As a systemic Marriage and Family therapist, I will work with you to alleviate anxiety, depression, relationship conflict, and daily struggles that children and adolescences experience. My goal is to provide a safe space for everyone to explore and process their unique challenges to improve overall functioning and well-being. I would love nothing more than to guide you and your family on this incredibly rewarding journey.
As a person of color, I aspire to work with minority youth and their families who are involved in the Juvenile Justice System. There are far too many disparities between minorities and mental health treatment. I hope to create change and I will continue to work diligently in my community for the betterment of the next generation.
Jennifer Stewart is currently a second career master’s student in Marriage and Family Therapy at Evangelical Seminary. As an Intern she is committed to journeying alongside individuals, couples, and families to foster change and restoration in their lives.
Jennifer is a believer in the growth and healing that can happen in therapy. She approaches this from a systemic perspective that acknowledges the complexity of individuals and families and seeks to provide a safe space to unpack life experiences.
Jennifer has a Masters in Nursing from DePaul University, a PhD in Nursing with a focus on psychosocial change interventions from University of Illinois Chicago, and a Masters of Divinity from Palmer Theological Seminary. She has over 10 years of previous experience in pastoral counseling and coaching. Jennifer's focus is on a holistic health that weaves together the physical, emotional, spiritual, and relational aspects of each individual to support them to overcome life challenges and thrive.
Gabrielle received her Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy at Drexel University. Currently, she is a doctoral student at Drexel University in their Couple and Family Therapy program. Gabrielle identifies as a biracial (African American/French) woman whose passion is working with underrepresented marginalized communities within the context of trauma and advocacy for culturally appropriate
mental health treatment.
Gabrielle’s first experience in a mental health setting was during her junior year in undergrad at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. There she worked as a Recovery Specialist for Rosecrance,Inc. in their mental health residential group homes. It was there that she recognized the mental health disparities present for the individuals of color residing in the residential group homes. The individuals within the home were diverse, 18 years of age and older, and presented with an array of mental health concerns, such as anxiety, clinical depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and ADHD. Gabrielle then began to build her passion around mental health equity for
underrepresented and marginalized communities. Since Gabrielle has worked with a wide and diverse range of couples, families, and individuals, spanning from children as young as 4 and adults as old as 60 within private and community mental health settings.
Gabrielle’s experience and passion lies in underserved children,
adolescents, and their families, interracial, intercultural, and
underrepresented couples and families, and men of color. Gabrielle’s clinical focus has been through the theoretical lens of Contextual and Narrative Therapy with systemic and social justice components. Her goal is to provide a warm and secure space that is collaborative to address the needs of the individual, couple, or family.
Sharrie is a highly skilled communicator and mental health advocate. She is a 2nd year graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania in the School and Mental Health Counseling program. Sharrie has experience in helping clients with self-esteem and self-worth and enjoys helping others reach their goals. She assists clients in identifying strengths and making meaning of difficult situations.
Sharrie’s clinical interests include women’s issues, justice-oriented services, relationships and family conflict. With a Client-Centered and CBT approach, Sharrie provides a safe space built on empathy and empowerment. Sharrie specialties are: Stress Management, Anxiety, Women’s Issues, Teens, Family Conflict, Athletes and Business Executives. Sharrie looks forward to helping you create more joy in your life.
Kayla is graduating from Delaware State University with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and a Master of Arts in Professional Clinical Counseling from Lasalle University. Kayla believes that the first step in choosing yourself is when you are aware that you want to put yourself first and live a more fulfilling life using more effective tools to manage day to day life. Through using her knowledge, gained tools and experiences; she aims to provide a nonjudgmental environment to help develop honest self-exploration and insight into one’s true self and in managing a happy, healthy, and fulfilling life.
Kayla strives to be authentic, supportive, honest, and understanding including providing a safe space to process challenges and improve your overall health. She specializes in anxiety, depression, grief and loss, daily stressors, self-esteem (physical health) etc. Additionally, she also specializes in working with individuals, adolescents, and children of all ages and backgrounds.
None of us are immune to trials in life and we all have experienced pain. In Brian’s work as well as in his life, he has experienced how healthy, loving, and nurturing relationships can be a catalyst to healing from these experiences and growing into the person God has caused us to be.
With over 10 years of experience in the mental health field as a Marriage and Family Therapist and Behavior Specialist, as well as in ministry, Brian strives to help mold and shape relationships needed to help clients, families, and couples in their healing journeys. This may involve cultivating new relationships, strengthening existing ones, or individually reconciling with past relationships that have caused pain. In his work, he also helps clients challenge harmful distortions influencing behavior, explores deeper rooted parts of individuals and their past traumas that shape their experience, helps adjust interactional pattern that are hurting families, and teaches skills needed to challenge anxiety, depression, and other mental health disorders that often cripple individuals and families. In addition, Brian provides Ecosystemic Structural Family Therapy supervision to Family Based clinicians in their process of disrupting negative interactional patterns and strengthening parent-child attachments within families.
Brian has a passion to help individuals, couples, and families find the strength and resilience within themselves and relationships in their lives. This involves an emphasis on developing a nurturing, understanding, and therapeutic relationship with everyone he has the opportunity to serve. He would be honored to be a part of your journey.
“I have told you these things, so that in Me you will have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” – Jesus