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About Us



We offer a Safe Space to “think out loud,” share and process your thoughts and feelings, regardless of how daunting this may seem, with the guidance of a professional, caring and experienced counselor.


Living life means that there will be difficulties and missteps. We strive to help you start from where you are,  and live your best life.


Meet The Team

Dr. Abena Brown-Elhillali


Dr. Abena Brown-Elhillali, Ph.D. is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Registered Yoga Teacher with over 20 years of experience providing professional therapy to children, adults and groups. Dr. Brown-Elhillali is trained in the use of cognitive behavioral therapies and yoga based therapy.  These therapeutic approaches are used to  treat anxiety, depression, adjustment to stressful life events and trauma.

Dr. Mickaela Nicholson, M.H.S., Ph.D.

Dr. Mickaela Nicholson is a registered psychology associate in Maryland.
Her expertise include assessment and evaluation, as well as how trauma and attachment impact the individual and family system. Mickaela earned a Master of Health Science degree from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and is a graduate of Howard University’s Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program. Her main area of interest is supporting families to promote healing and growth. 

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 Tyisha L. Jones, M.A., RYT

Tyisha Jones is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor and Registered Yoga Teacher. She is a graduate of Trinity University's Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. Tyisha approaches healing through a holistic, cultural, and integrative lens. With this approach, Tyisha takes interest in understanding Indigenous/African-centered frameworks to contextualize modern-day modalities. Tyisha's expertise include using the arts and somatic activities such as yoga, meditation, breathwork, and story-telling to support trauma informed treatment. 

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