MEET OUR TEAM

Think Happy Live Healthy has created a team of professionals who have a strong passion for what they do on a daily basis. Check them out below. 

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Christine Willing, M. Ed., NCSP

Licensed School Psychologist

CEO & Founder of Think Happy Live Healthy

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.

Mrs. Willing has over a decade of experience working in the northern Virginia school systems and has taken that knowledge and expertise to work with children, adolescents and young adults with anxiety, ADHD, behavioral disorders, learning disabilities and school-related issues.  She understands the strengths that lie in each and everyone of us and utilizes those strengths to help empower clients to live happy and healthy lives.

Licensed Associates

 

Jacintha Carson, LPC, NCC

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Licensed Professional Counselor

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

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

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

Licensed Professional Counselor

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 also treats relationship dynamics/issues/needs across the lifespan. She honors diversity and inclusion; and offer LGBTQ+ affirming services. 

Catherine Kennedy, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

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.

Residents

Elizabeth 'Liz' Vater

School Psychologist 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.

Rachel LaBelle

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School Psychologist Resident

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.

Ronayne 'Ronne' Lancaster

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School Psychologist 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.

Sharon Hoffman

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School Psychologist 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.  

Jennifer Trainor

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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

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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. 

Office Administration

Barb Valier

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Billing/Office 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.

Part Time

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Latte Willing 

Licensed Cuddler

Founder's Son

Latte is an eighteen month 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. 

Emily Nagel, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

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.

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