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200 Doctors Drive Suite M Jacksonville, NC 28546US

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.

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)

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

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

Anastasia Arauz, LCMHC, RPT

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

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

Dr. Theresa Roman, PsyD

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

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

Gina Mency, LCMHC, LCASA

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

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

Ryan Rote, LCSW

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

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

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

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 

Jessica Aycock, LCSW, CHHC, RYT


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


Tracy Perez


LCMHC Student @ Hodges University

Jenna Rankin


LCMHC Student @ UNC Pembroke