Jessica Bruno is a Clinical Fellow of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy. She earned her Master of Science degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Capella University and undergraduate degree in Communication Studies from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Jessica specializes in Medical Family Therapy (MedFT) and is highly experienced in working with individuals and families affected by chronic illness and life changing injuries. Jessica is passionate about health and wellness and enjoys helping her clients create balance in their lives so they can focus on what matters most. When she isn't practicing therapy, Jessica can be found working on her homestead where she lives with her family.
Carrie Richardson is a NC Licensed Clinical Social Worker who earned her Masters of Social Work from Appalachian State University in 2012. She has extensive experience as an emergency room crisis clinician, an outpatient therapy provider, a health coach, and as an Employee Assistance Program therapist. Her expertise includes helping others to deal with various challenges such as anxiety, depression, trauma, changes and grief, relational problems, faith crises, abandonment wounds, self-esteem issues, substance use, and LGBTQ+ experiences, all while promoting integrity and respect. Carrie particularly enjoys working with healthcare professionals, law enforcement, young adults, aging populations and athletes. As a clinician, she embraces a strengths-based approach, and borrows from several different theories for psychotherapy. Some examples of these models include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. She loves working with anyone who is truly invested in their own healing and willing to embrace healthy lifestyle changes.
In her free time, Carrie can be found in nature (usually training for her next marathon, hiking the mountains to sea trail or bike-packing somewhere out west).
Victoria Mathew received a B.A. in psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2019. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling through William and Mary with a concentration in military and veterans’ counseling. Victoria believes that all people have the inner capacity to heal and change in the context of an empathic environment. She views therapy as the ultimate collaboration; she brings creativity, openness, and warmth to the healing process, and her clients bring their bravery, perseverance, and unique strengths. Victoria has experience with helping moms who have ADHD, autism, postpartum rage, sensory overload, and stress to feel like themselves again through coping skills, mindfulness, identity exploration, and support. Victoria has worked with children for many years in many capacities as a nanny, RBT, au pair, psychological testing technician, and play therapist, so she can appreciate some of the challenges and rewards of this incredibly vital job. Victoria also has a passion for working with women who have histories or current experiences with emotional abuse and neglect, especially those suffering from “eldest daughter syndrome.” It is her pleasure to watch these clients heal, grow in their confidence, and advocate for their right to live a vibrant life. When she is not seeing clients, Victoria enjoys writing poetry, reading books, and jogging at the park.
Ashley is in her last year of finishing up her Master’s Degree in Marriage & Family Therapy at Touro University Worldwide. Ashley received her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing at University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines. She has experience working holistically as a mental health nurse with adolescents experiencing depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, substance abuse, PTSD, LGBTQ+ issues, and family issues. Alongside, she has experience working as an integrative nurse coach (NC-BC) providing wellness and mental health coaching for the employees of a retirement community. Ashley’s intention is to meet each client where they are at, and bring a compassionate, empathetic, safe, and non-judgmental space for her clients to explore the depths of themselves & their relationships, through presence and inquiry. As an intern, Ashley is still finding her niche, but some of the approaches that she brings in are somatic therapy, Gottman couples therapy, internal family systems, emotionally focused therapy, and narrative therapy. She is passionate about supporting people who identify as a minority, belong in multicultural homes, pre/postpartum people, people who experience acculturation issues, life transitions, grief, and trauma. Ashley is also a registered yoga, meditation, and Reiki teacher & practitioner.
April Burrows is currently enrolled at Northcentral University where she is earning her Masterof Arts Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. April earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from American Public University in 2020. April has a background of working with children in the foster care system and enjoys working with children and teenagers. April is passionate about helping her clients find peace with their thoughts. When April isn’t practicing therapy, she enjoys spending time with her husband and dogs, going to antique stores, and exploring new places.
Kourtney Royster is pursuing a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Walden University. Before transitioning into counseling, Kourtney earned his Bachelor of Science in Management from Clemson University and taught high school business and computer science. He is passionate about working with teens, young adults, and marginalized groups experiencing anxiety, depression, and trauma. In his free time, you can find him at a local comic shop or at a concert.
Not currently accepting new clients.
Yasmin Rodriguez is a dedicated professional pursuing licensure as a Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) and a Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) in North Carolina. She holds a bachelor's degree in Therapeutic Recreation with a minor in psychology from Winston-Salem State University. Additionally, Yasmin is certified in yoga and positive psychology and art therapy, allowing her to integrate holistic approaches into her counseling sessions to promote well-being. She is fluent in Spanish, enabling her to serve diverse clients and making her counseling practice more inclusive. Yasmin's passion lies in evidence-based practices, particularly cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and person-centered therapy, which she employs to help clients address their concerns effectively. Moreover, she excels in facilitating group therapy, fostering a sense of community and support among her clients. Outside of her professional life, Yasmin enjoys spending time with her family and fur babies, watching her favorite shows, and engaging in nature walks and hiking, further contributing to her own well-being and empathy in her counseling approach.
Not currently accepting new clients.
D. Marie Hines is a student member of the American Counseling Association and the North Carolina Counseling Association. She obtained both a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management in 2008 and a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in HR Management in 2011 from Stayer University. Before starting her career path in mental health as a therapist, she worked as a Human Resources Manager for over 15- years. D. Marie is currently earning a master’s degree in clinical Mental Health Counseling at Capella University. She specializes in working with adults in all stages of life dealing with self-esteem, co-dependency, and anxiety concerns. D. Marie uses Reality Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, that focuses on helping individuals make better choices so that they can build a quality world complete with well connections. She works with clients to examine patterns of behavior to empower and transform individuals for stainable mental health. She also uses Mindfulness approaches to focus on relaxation and sensing feelings in the moment. When D. Marie is not working with clients, she is often visiting with family, traveling, or reading a good book.
Dr. Daphne Kendricks
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Kendricks is a licensed clinical psychologist who received her Ph.D. from the California School of Professional Psychology (currently Alliant University) in 1999 in Clinical Psychology with a minor in Cross-Cultural Psychology. She is passionate about helping individuals find balance and connection in their lives. She uses evidence-based interventions that support personal growth, and the development of practical skills that can enhance your ability to cope with challenging times. As a psychologist for 22 years, she is comfortable working with depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship issues, stress management, and anger issues. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings that include private practice, military clinics, hospital settings, schools, Department of Veteran Affairs (VA), and geriatric settings. Her approach to treatment is to help promote healing, empowerment, and to teach skillful ways of manage stress and negative experiences. Dr. Kendricks also has an expertise in health psychology, specifically in the areas of dealing with chronic disease, diabetes, hypertension, insomnia, and chronic pain. She is committed to improving your overall health and wellness and looks forward to partnering with you toward a healthier lifestyle.
Sylvia Hairston is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate in North Carolina. Sylvia graduated from Widener University with a Masters of Social Work (MSW) and undergraduate with a Bachelors of Science in Human Services from Gardner-Webb University. Sylvia is compassionate, authentic, and professional as she has been in the field of Human Services for over 20 years. Prior counseling experience has been working within the inpatient setting and outpatient practice. Sylvia has experience working with adolescents, young adults, adults, and the senior population dealing with ADHD, grief/loss, trauma, PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, emotion regulations, self-esteem and other life stressors. Sylvia utilizes a person-centered approach by providing a non-judgmental and empathic counseling plan tailored to meet individual needs. Sylvia utilizes a range of clinical theories and interventions in practice which include: psychoeducation, psychodynamic theory, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, trauma-informed interventions, mindfulness, motivational interviewing, and positive psychological interventions.
Bryanna Owens graduated with her Masters of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lenoir-Rhyne University in 2023. Bryanna works with children, teens, and adults to help uncover their unique strengths and resources to build resilience and work towards the future they want and deserve. Her approach to counseling is grounded in person-centered therapy with an emphasis on mindfulness, solution-focused, and strengths-based approaches. Bryanna believes that every individual possesses the strengths and potential to work through life's problems. She seeks to help her clients discover this resiliency and learn skills and strategies that will help them achieve their goals through empowering her clients and providing them with conditions for personal growth. Bryanna is passionate about working with underserved populations such as the LGBTQIA+ community, individuals with highly stigmatizing diagnoses, and individuals with extensive trauma. When Bryanna isn’t working with clients she is enjoying time with her family, creating art, and diving into her special interests. Bryanna will be returning to House Call Counseling pending licensure approval in February 2024.