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Mental Health Counseling in Jacksonville, NC

A collaborative team focused on providing specialized mental health services to our community with clinicians dedicated to supporting the whole person – mind, body, spirit.

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Treatment Focus

Our clinicians are independent private practitioners who specialize in treating specific disorders:


  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Mood Disorders (Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar)
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Perinatal Mental Health Disorders (Postpartum depression/anxiety, PTSD from traumatic births, infertility, loss, attachment issues)
  • Premarital/Marital Counseling
  • Teen Issues 
  • Family Therapy
  • Military Related Issues (Combat/Deployment Stress/Moral Injury/Transition/Chronic Pain)
  • First Responders
  • Childhood Issues (Anxiety, Depression, Conduct Disorders, ADHD)

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Evidence Based Treatment & Specialized Services

  • Registered Play Therapy (RPT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Prolonged Exposure (PE)
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Solutions Focused Therapy (SFT)
  • Gottman Couples Therapy
  • Discernment Counseling
  • Eriksonian Hypnosis
  • Family Forensic Evaluations
  • Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders
  • Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialists (LCAS)
  • Reiki/Yoga (RYT200)
  • Integrative Health Coaching (IHC)
  • Nontraditional Relationships

Our Clinicians

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Virginia Diaz, LMFT, LCMHC, NCC

Virginia Diaz, LMFT, LCMHC, NCC

Virginia Diaz, LMFT, LCMHC, NCC

 Specializes in traum/PTSD, mood disorders (depression, anxiety, bipolar), anger, family conflict, couples,  physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, military, and first responders

Specializes in play therapy, children's therapy, divorce, grief and loss, parenting, social, school

Anastasia Arauz, LCMHC, RPT

Virginia Diaz, LMFT, LCMHC, NCC

Virginia Diaz, LMFT, LCMHC, NCC

 Specializes in Play Therapy for children ages 3-12, individual counseling and family therapy

Specializes in perinatal mental health, pregnancy, miscarriage, postpartum, evaluations, custody

Dr. Theresa Roman, PsyD

Virginia Diaz, LMFT, LCMHC, NCC

Dr. Theresa Roman, PsyD

Specializes in Perinatal Mental Health, postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety, miscarriages, grief and loss, and forensic evaluations

Specializes in Adolescents/Adults
Mood Disorders, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, anger management

Gina Mency, LCMHC, LCASA

Lontonia Bryant, LCMHC, LCASA

Gina Mency, LCMHC, LCASA

 Specializes in mood disorders (depression, anxiety, bipolar), self-esteem, anger management, and substance use disorders


Specializes in chronic pain, PTSD, anxiety, depression, sleep issues, ADHD,

Ryan Rote, LCSW

Lontonia Bryant, LCMHC, LCASA

Gina Mency, LCMHC, LCASA

Specializes in PTSD, anxiety, depression, ADHD, sleep issues, and chronic pain

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Lontonia Bryant, LCMHC, LCASA

Lontonia Bryant, LCMHC, LCASA

Lontonia Bryant, LCMHC, LCASA

Specializes in mood disorders (depression, anxiety, bipolar), self-harm, self-esteem, anger management, substance use disorders, career difficulties, and teenage issues

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Maria Donaty-Gurba, LCSW, LCAS, RN

Maria Donaty-Gurba, LCSW, LCAS, RN

Maria Donaty-Gurba, LCSW, LCAS, RN

Specializes in trauma/PTSD, substance use disorders, mood disorders (depression, anxiety, bipolar), anger, self-esteem, personal growth issues, loneliness, and relationship issues 

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Jessica Aycock, LCSW, CHHC, RYT

Maria Donaty-Gurba, LCSW, LCAS, RN

Maria Donaty-Gurba, LCSW, LCAS, RN

Specializes in all things taboo - sex, non-traditional relationships (kink-friendly), spirituality, and esoteric beliefs 

Interns

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Tracy Perez

Ashleigh Hart

Jenna Rankin

LCMHC Student @ Hodges University

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Jenna Rankin

Ashleigh Hart

Jenna Rankin

LCMHC Student @ UNC Pembroke

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Ashleigh Hart

Ashleigh Hart

Ashleigh Hart

LMFT Student @ North Central University