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Sonyia Richardson, Triva Caple, Vernell Copeland

Triva Caple, Vernell Copeland, and Dr. Sonyia Richardson

Sonyia Richardson
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Dr. Sonyia Richardson, MSW, LCSW   

Dr. Richardson possesses a Bachelor's degree in Psychology (UNC Charlotte), a Master's in Social Work degree (UNC Chapel Hill), and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, Urban Education (UNC Charlotte).  She has over 20 years of experience as a social worker. She is licensed as a clinical social worker in North Carolina (LCSW).  Her specialty is working with individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts, plans, and attempts.  Additionally, she offers specialized services focused on healing and addressing issues specific to African American individuals, families, and communities. She is a Co-Owner and therapist at Another Level Counseling and Consultation

 

Her favorite quote is, “Lives fall apart when they need to be rebuilt.”  - Iylana Vanzant 

Training and Certifications:  CAMS Trained, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused-CBT, DBT Informed Practices, Motivational Interview, Veteran & Military Informed Best Practices, LCSW Supervisor (Completed certification training), Systems of Care

 

 

Insurance Accepted:  Aetna, Cigna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Bright Health, Medicaid

***Only accepting new clients for Collaborative Assessment & Management of Suicidality (CAMS) and Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation

Triva Caple

Triva Caple, Owner                                                                                           

Triva Caple joined ALCC in 2007 and has over 20 years of experience within the Healthcare Administration field.  She is a military veteran and has extensive skills in medical billing, accounting, office management, and process management.  Triva can lead others in demanding circumstances and remain calm in stressful situations.  She believes we are all capable at any age of reinventing ourselves if we have the passion and desire.  This belief guides her work as a Co-Owner and Office Manager of Another Level Counseling and Consultation

Her favorite quote is "Broken crayons still color" - Shelley Hitz

Triva Caple is a mother of two children; a college graduate and a teenager.  She enjoys spending time with her family and treasures those moments.

Vernell Copeland
Vernell Copeland, MEd, Human Resources Coordinator
Vernell Copeland is a retired educator from the Charlotte Mecklenburg School System with over 34 years of experience. She received an M.Ed. degree from UNC Charlotte and a certificate in Human Resources. She received a BA degree in Education from Johnson C. Smith University.  Mrs. Copeland has over ten years of experience working at Another Level Counseling and Consutlation as the Human Resource  Coordinator. She is dedicated to making sure all staff has the required credentials and certifications to provide qualified and professional mental health services to clients. She believes that taking people to the next level requires empathy, quality, and compliance.

Her favorite quote is, "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me" - Phillippians 4:13

 
Nikki Fleming

Nikki Fleming, MSW, LCSWA, On-Demand Therapist

Nikki Fleming holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology (UNC Charlotte), and a Master of Social Work Degree (University of South Carolina). She is Licensed as a Clinical Social Worker Associate in North Carolina (LCSWA).  Her specialty includes working with individuals experiencing anxiety, and crisis-related events. She focuses on increasing coping, problem-solving, and conflict-resolution skills. She is able to help clients gain insight into present behavioral patterns to assist them in understanding the origin of those behavioral patterns and how to address them most effectively. Nikki is a clinician at Another Level Counseling and Consultation.

 

Her favorite quote is:

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. – Aristotle

 

Insurance Accepted:  None, Private Pay Only (On-Demand Counseling)

Kamiya Jones
Kamiya Jones, MSW, LCSWA

Kamiya possesses a Bachelor's degree in Communication Studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro as well as a Master’s of Social Work degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She is currently a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in North Carolina and looks to be licensed in Texas and Virginia as well.  Ms. Jones has a diverse background in working with school-aged children, young adults, and families, specifically those who are considered underserved. Ms. Jones believes that everyone has the necessary tools within themselves to achieve their goals. She strives to bring out the best in others and helps support them on that journey to find who they truly are. Kamiya is a clinician at Another Level Counseling and Consultation.

Her favorite quotes are:

“Set your standards high, you deserve the best. Try for what you want, and never settle for less." 

“You may not control all events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them." -Maya Angelou  

Training and Certifications:  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-informed Practices, Child Sexual Abuse, Motivational Interviewing

Insurance Accepted:  Blue Cross Blue Shield, Medicaid

Dejah Alston
Dejah Alston, MSW, LCSWA, LCASA

Dejah Alston from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University with a BSW degree. She obtained her MSW from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She practices as a Licensed Clinical Social Work Associate and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist in the state of North Carolina. She has ample experience working with adolescents and adults. She is an interactive, insightful, and nonjudgemental therapist. She believes that everyone is capable of greatness, and she believes that having someone to encourage and guide them along the way is essential to their success and development. Dejah is a clinician at Another Level Counseling and Consultation.

 

Her favorite quote is:  "Good, better, best. Never let it rest. 'Til your good is better and your better is best." - St. Jerome

"Be better than who you were yesterday."

Training and Certifications:  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-informed Practices, Motivational Interviewing

Insurance Accepted:  Blue Cross Blue Shield, Medicaid

Chelsey Thompson, MSW, LCSWA

Chelsey Thompson obtained her Bachelor of Social Work degree and Master of Social Work degree from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Ms. Thompson practices as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker- Associate in the state of North Carolina. During her career, she has had the opportunity to work with all populations, specifically Mental Health, the Elderly, and victims of Domestic Violence. Ms. Thompson believes that change occurs when individuals are given the guidance they need to recognize their own strengths and understand their potential to live fulfilling, happy lives. She believes in creating a healthy space for hope and healing. Chelsey is a clinician at Another Level Counseling and Consultation.

 

Favorite quotes: “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” - Mahatma Gandhi

Training and Certifications:  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-informed Practices, Motivational Interviewing

Insurance Accepted:  Blue Cross Blue Shield, Medicaid

Chelsey Thompson
Timeria Barber
Timeria Barber, MSW, LCSWA

Timeria Barber possesses a Bachelor’s degree in Communication (College of
Charleston) and a Master’s of Social Work degree (Winthrop University). She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker-Associate in North Carolina. Ms. Barber has over a decade of experience working with diverse populations. She discovered her passion for lending a helping hand and a listening ear through voluntarism in Atrium’s Health Pineville Emergency Department and at Safe Alliance. Ms. Barber has specialty training in assisting survivors of sexual and domestic violence. Her goal is to help individuals, groups, and families overcome their adversities and maintain mental wellness. 
Timeria is a clinician at Another Level Counseling and Consultation.

Her favorite quote is: “Treat others the way you want to be treated.” The Golden Rule
 

Training and Certifications: Question Persuade Refer Institute-Suicide Prevention,
Rape Crisis Companion for Child and Adult Sexual Assault Survivors, What is
Prevention-Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina

Insurance Accepted:  Blue Cross Blue Shield, Medicaid

Breanna Ussery, MSW, LCSWA

Breanna Ussery has a Bachelor's degree in Social Work (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) and a Master’s of Social Work degree (University of North Carolina at Charlotte). She has enjoyed working with children through an early childhood development program. She has worked with youth in afterschool programs and in the capacity of school social work. Breanna also has experience working with adults in a behavioral healthcare setting. She is licensed as a clinical social worker in North Carolina. She believes it is possible to overcome all odds by honing in on your strengths and abilities. Breanna is a clinician at Another Level Counseling and Consultation.

 

Her favorite quotes are: 

"With a little seed of imagination, you can grow a field of hope" African Proverb

"if you continue to undervalue what you do, others will undervalue who you are," Oprah Winfrey

Training and Certifications: Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, DBT Informed Practices, Crisis Prevention and Intervention

Insurance Accepted:  Blue Cross Blue Shield, Medicaid

Breanna Ussery
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