Sasha-Nícole Cory (she, her, they) provides a positive and affirming environment for people on their journey to growth and healing. She is a temporary Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She provides counseling to individuals, families, and couples. Sasha understands that families can show up in our lives in many different ways. She has experience in working with diverse family structures, and comes from a multicultural and bilingual background. Sasha understands the challenges of navigating and thriving when living outside the majority culture.
Dyamond Walker-Williams (she, her, they) received her master’s from Lipscomb University after graduating from Tennessee State University. As young, millennial adults, especially those in the multicultural community, we are often faced with the challenges of both past and current traumas, depression, anxiety, and having the inability to be ourselves unapologetically. As an African American clinician, Dyamond wants to walk alongside your journey of authentic and genuine healing from generational, relational, and present day cycles that create symptoms of depression, anxious thoughts, and trauma responses.
Lauren has a passion for working with clients who are struggling with depression, anxiety, and life’s difficulties. She believes in establishing a safe, non-judgmental space for clients to feel supported in. Her approach to therapy is to build a relationship with clients that is built on trust, acceptance, and unconditional positive regard. Lauren is a student intern therapist currently working towards earning her master’s degree at Northwestern University.
Taylor (he/him) is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC-MHSP) who works with ages 16-65+ in individual, couple, and group formats. He specializes in trauma, anger management, anxiety, depression, and works with many other struggles and disorders. With 7 years of experience in the field, Taylor provides excellent care and evidenced-based treatment for all individuals, while offering a safe and understanding environment.
Angelique Howington Works
Do you struggle with fear, anxiety, worry or depression? Do you avoid situations because of difficult emotions? Does your anxiety and avoidance interfere with your quality of life? Or do you feel everything in your life needs to be perfect? I am passionate about helping individuals learn to thrive again by using a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Exposure-Response Prevention Therapy (ERP). I use an integrative approach to create a safe, non-judgmental, and compassionate environment in which individuals can explore and grow.
Consistently recognized for her warmth and compassion, Elise has always known that she wanted to help others. In her undergraduate studies at UC Berkeley, she was drawn to global social justice issues and saw herself in a career that would allow her to contribute in some way to that cause. Since then, she came to realize that she wanted to help people in a more one-on-one and intimate manner as a therapist, and thus, pursued and earned a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling to achieve that goal.
Briana (she, her, they) is the Intake Coordinator at The Works Counseling Center. She is a recent college graduate with a couple years of experience in the customer service industry. Briana studied psychology in college; however, she knew that being a therapist wasn’t her end goal, she wanted to help others in a different way. She has always had a place in her heart for helping people and will be your main point of contact whenever you reach out.
Jacob Works is the Administrative Director at The Works Counseling Center. He has 11 years of customer service experience under his belt from various organizations, most recently having worked at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Having watched his wife, Angelique, he has gained a spot in his heart for clients and will be the warm voice that greets you when you call. Jacob looks forward to being just a small part of your journey as you take these next steps.
Percy is a professional dog therapist at Works Counseling Center. Percy is a Cavapoo (King Charles Cavalier and Poodle). His job at the Works Counseling is to provide comfort and joy to both our clients and staff. Percy is relaxed and gentle and is happiest when spending time with both humans and other animals. He loves to sit quietly and snuggle, and has great instincts for knowing when people need his help.