Meet Our Team

We have a team of expert therapists licensed in Virginia

 

Meet our Psychologists

Christine Willing,

M. Ed., NCSP,

CEO & Founder

Mrs. Willing believes in a comprehensive approach to help each clients reach their full potential.  She utilizes evidence-based therapy along with positive psychology, mindfulness, and lifestyle approaches to build healthy and sustainable habits for mental wellness.

Dr. Bethany Tareen,

Licensed Clinical Psychologist 

Dr. Tareen has expertise in providing evidence-based treatments including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), behavioral therapy and parent training, and mindfulness. Dr. Tareen believes in an integrative and collaborative approach to treatment, and she strives to create individualized treatment plans that emphasize clients’ strengths to build new skills and improve thought processes.

Rachel LaBelle,

Licensed School Psychologist

Mrs. LaBelle has provided school psychological services to children with a variety of needs including, but not limited to ADHD and executive functioning, Autism, social skills, behavior management, and anxious and depressive disorders.

Meet Our Licensed Therapists

Jacintha Carson, LPC, NCC

Jacintha specializes in topics such as coping with stress, depression, anxiety, ADHD, high functioning ASD, life transitions, cultural identity, grief and loss. She has extensive experience using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques, and believes in a holistic wellness approach to therapy.

Jacklyn McMillan, LCSW

Jacklyn is skilled in delivering individual, group, and couples therapy. Her group work has included anger management, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), substance abuse recovery, harm reduction, behavior modification, stress management, and Trauma Recovery and Empowerment (TREM).

Sepideh Saiedi, LPC

Sepideh specializes in a wide range of mental health concerns for children, adolescents, young adults, adults, groups, and families. She has training in trauma-informed, evidence-based, integrative, cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness, expressive art, as well as other premier advanced treatments. She honors diversity and inclusion also offers LGBTQ+ affirming services. 

Catherine Kennedy, LCSW

Catherine has vast experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults. She provides individual and group counseling, family support, and crisis management to children and their families. She has extensive experience using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques, and believes in a holistic wellness approach to therapy.

Emily Nagel, LCSW

Emily has years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families. She treats a variety of challenges including behavioral issues, anxiety, and depression/mood disorder, thoughts of suicide, non-suicidal self-injurious behaviors, and trauma. 

Anna Miller, LCSW

Anna has over 10 years of experience treating adults in an outpatient setting. She supports individuals through challenges related to depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, self-esteem, life transitions, career struggles, communication and relationship concerns.

Meet our Residents

Jennifer Trainor,

Licensed Professional Counselor Resident

Jennifer uses a wide variety of evidence-based healing modalities to assist her clients in achieving their goals, and views her role as a counselor-educator and trusted companion, walking alongside clients towards achieving mental health. Collaborative in nature, Jennifer is able to customize and tailor plans that work for you as an individual, recognizing and honoring your unique strengths, needs and preferences. 

Elizabeth Whittle,

Licensed Professional Counselor Resident

Elizabeth is trained in many evidence-based practices such as Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness, and strength-based approaches. She implements these approaches to assist clients in identifying their values, bringing about positive changes and building important life skills. 

Sharon Hoffman, School Psychology Resident

Ms. Hoffman has practiced as a School Psychologist in a public school setting for over ten years. During her career, she has supported children from preschool through young adulthood by providing individual and group counseling, psychoeducational testing, behavior support, and consultation with families and school personnel.  

Liz Vater,

School Psychology Resident

Liz has received training in cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and mindfulness techniques.

Liz has experience working with children who have anxiety and depressive disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Oppositional Defiant Disorder.

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Ronne Lancaster,

School Psychology Resident

Ronne has extensive experience providing comprehensive psychological evaluations and navigating the special education process. She has also conducted individual and group counseling services to students with a variety of needs and has provided parent consultation and guidance.

Katie Wood,

School Psychology Resident

Katie has formal training in cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectic behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, and trauma informed care. She utilized each of these frameworks to help children and adolescents build their self-esteem and self-regulation skills in a manner that is personalized to their needs.

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Meet our

Office Administrators

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Barb Valier

Billing Director

Barb has 23 years of healthcare billing and auditing experience and brings with her a wealth of knowledge in regards to healthcare reimbursement and office management.

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Mindy Turnbough

AR Specialist

Mindy comes to us from Prince William County Schools and has 10 years of Customer Service experience. While she is new to the healthcare industry, she brings a bright attitude and a desire to learn!

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Latte Willing 

Licensed Cuddler

Founder's Son

Latte is a three-year-old Maltese Poodle who loves to cuddle, but don't worry, he is hypoallergenic and full of fun! 

He helps children with depression and anxiety and is very popular around Think Happy Live Healthy. 

256 N. Washington St., Suite 2
Falls Church, VA 22046 
 
703-942-9745
info@thinkhappylivehealthy.com