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Sonyia Richardson
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Dr. Sonyia Richardson, MSW, LCSW, Owner  

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 and author of Experiencing Greater: An Intimate Journey with God.

 

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, Healthy Blue of North Carolina, Private Pay

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

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. Her specialty includes working with individuals who have experienced trauma, are prone to anxiety, and need help managing 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:  Private Pay Only (On-Demand Counseling)

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Dominique McMurray, MBA, MSW Intern

Dominique possesses a Bachelor's degree in Marketing (Michigan State University), a Master’s degree in Business Administration (Northwestern University), and is earning a Master’s Degree in Social Work (University of Montana). Considering her experience as a business professional, her enthusiasm lies in promoting organizational mental health as well as aiding individuals in navigating workplace challenges and improving their overall well-being to empower them in leading fulfilling lives aligned with their personal goals and most cherished relationships. Dominique is a clinician at Another Level Counseling and Consultation.

Her favorite quotes are:

“Wherever you go. There you are.” - Jon Kabat-Zinn (Mindfulness Teacher)

“Don't despise small beginnings. Acorns turn into trees.”

Insurance Accepted:  Private Pay Only (On-Demand Counseling)

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Dejah Alston, MSW, LCSWA, LCASA

Dejah Alston graduated 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, Healthy Blue of North Carolina, Private Pay

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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, Healthy Blue of North Carolina, Private Pay

Breanna Ussery
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, Healthy Blue of North Carolina, Private Pay

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Ja'Shaun Brailey Blanding, MSW, LCSWA

Ja'Shaun Brailey Blanding holds a Bachelor of Social Work Degree (Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC) and a Master of Social Work Degree (University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC). She is Licensed as a Clinical Social Worker Associate in North Carolina. Her work has been dedicated to helping individuals navigate life's transitions and empower them to achieve personal growth and well-being. She focuses on helping individuals build confidence, resilience, and self-efficacy.

 

Insurance Accepted: Private Pay Only (On-Demand Counseling)

Her favorite quote is: "You can't be what you can't see" - Marian Wright Edelman       

 

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

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