Clinicians

Regina Graham, M.D.

    • Psychiatrist
    • Dr. Graham is double board-certified in child & adolescent psychiatry and general/adult psychiatry. Her training includes medical school at University of California-Los Angeles, internship in pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Oakland, residency in general/adult psychiatry at University of California-San Francisco, and fellowship in child & adolescent psychiatry at New York University. She has worked in a variety of settings, including outpatient and inpatient psychiatric services for children, adolescents, and adults. Dr. Graham has provided psychiatric consultation-liaison for pediatricians in office, emergency room, hospital, and school settings. She is a member of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Graham comes to North Spring with the dedicated goal of providing the best care for children and teens, who require intensive long-term treatment, by considering how their unique myriad of psychological, social, and biological influences affect their mental health.

Aisha-ThompsonAisha Thompson, Ph.D., LCP

      • Psychologist, (703) 777-0800 ext. 1320
      • Thompson received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from The University of Mary Washington and a Master’s of Education in Risk and Prevention from Harvard University. Her doctoral degree in Clinical and School Psychology was completed at the University of Virginia and her postdoctoral residency was at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center. Much of her work has focused on clinical interventions and psychological evaluations for children and adolescents in a variety of settings such as inpatient, partial hospital programs, community mental health, schools and residential treatment facilities. Her professional interests include working with at-risk children and families for the treatment of complex trauma, attachment disorders, anxiety and depressive disorders, behavioral disorders and family relationship problems.

jonathan_johnsonJonathan Johnson, M.A., CSOTP

      • Clinical Coordinator for Mode Deactivation Therapy Services, (703) 777-0800 ext. 1530
      • Jonathan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, as well as a Master’s degree in Counseling from West Virginia University. Throughout his education and 15 years of clinical experience, he has worked in a variety of settings, including community mental health, in-home, and residential treatment. He has experience as a substance abuse therapist, couples therapist and has spent most of his career working with children and their families. Jonathan has experience in individual, group and family therapy. Jonathan has experience working with adolescents struggling with mood disorders, trauma, depression, anxiety and he specializes in the treatment of sexually reactive youth.
        Jonathan also provides training to staff members, families and others in the use of the Mode Deactivation Therapy modality. Jonathan has presented Mode Deactivation Therapy at various conferences and workshops, including ATSA, VSOTA and MATSA.

matthew-vieyraMatthew Vieyra, M.A.

      • Therapist, (703) 777-0800 ext. 1730
      • Matthew received his undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas and completed his Master’s Degree in Art Therapy and Counseling at Southwestern College in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He is currently completing his residency to be a Licensed Professional Counselor and a registered art therapist.
        Matthew completed his Master’s internship in art therapy with cancer patients at Texas Children’s Hospital and at transition homes for homeless families. Before joining North Spring he did in home therapy with children with autism. He also has over two years of experience doing direct care in acute and residential facilities. Matt believes that using the creative process is an effective way to help communicate what cannot be expressed with words and is also a catalyst for personal discovery and growth.

kristin-kowalskiKristin M. Kowalski, LCSW

      • Therapist, (703) 777-0800 ext. 1370
      • Kristin received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from George Mason University where she graduated with honors. She received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University. Kristin is currently completing residency for licensure. She has worked and interned in a variety of settings including community mental health, the public school system and intensive in-home with children, adolescents and families. Kristin’s professional interests include: family systems, complex trauma, attachment disorders, mood disorders, self-esteem and oppositional defiance in children and adolescents.

KELLY-DAVIS,-LCSWKelly Davis, LCSW

      • Therapist, (703) 777-0800 ext. 1500
      • Kelly is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the states of Maryland and Virginia. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from George Mason University in 2010 and an Advanced Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of Maryland in 2011. Kelly’s primary clinical focus has been working with adolescents and young adults with emotional and behavioral disturbances, residing in out of home placements. Her internship and professional experiences have provided the opportunity to work with adolescents and identified families around a variety of issues including trauma, anxiety, depression, oppositional defiance and other generalized mood and attachment disorders. Kelly’s professional interests include trauma informed care and substance abuse and would like to further her career specializing in these areas.

AnwarFelicia Washington

      • Therapist
      • Felicia brings to North Spring more than 14 years of experience working in the substance abuse and mental health field. She received her Bachelors of Social Work degree from Rutgers University and her Master of Professional Counseling degree from Grand Canyon University. Felicia completed her master level internship here at North Spring and is currently completing her residency to become a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Virginia. She has worked extensively in the areas of case management, individual, group, and family counseling with adults in the prison population and is committed to working with the child and adolescent population and their families. Felicia’s approach to counseling, in addition to utilizing CBT and MDT treatment modalities, is to provide active, non-judgmental, and empathetic listening, support clients to utilize their own innate wisdom, and empower clients to make meaningful changes to improve emotional well-being and overall health. Her professional interests include working with at risk youth for the treatment of depression and trauma.

Takisha_Percy.JPGTakisha Percy

      • Therapist, (703) 777-0800 ext 1580
      • Takisha received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from Bowie State University. She is currently working towards becoming a Licensed and Nationally Certified Counselor and a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor in the state of Virginia. Takisha has worked at North Spring Behavioral Healthcare for more than six years in both residential and educational settings. Her professional clinical experience has been working with children, adolescents and families with specialized interests in working with victims of domestic violence, behavioral and emotional disturbances, substance abuse, attachment disorders, sexually reactive youth, conduct and mood disorders, trauma, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), anxiety, and self-esteem.

Brenda Broadnax

      • Therapist, (703) 777-0800 ext. 1210
      • Brenda has a master’s degree from Capella University in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University in Behavioral Science in Education. Brenda has completed her residency and is currently awaiting approval from the Virginia Licensure Board of Counseling to take her Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) exam for licensure. She has clinical experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families across a number of clinical settings, outpatient, therapeutic day treatment (TDT) school setting, intensive in-home community based and the psych unit. Her area of focus is working with domestic violence, homeless population, trauma, attachment, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism, mood and personality disorder. Brenda utilizes, trauma focused-cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT) and Mode Deactivation Therapy (MDT) based techniques, personal centered and behavioral family therapy approaches to work with families who are at risk.

Michelle Capozzi, MSW, LSW

      • Therapist, 703-777-0800 ext 1440
      • Michelle is a Licensed Social Worker in the state of Virginia. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from La Salle University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and an Advanced Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from George Mason University. Michelle completed her Bachelor’s internship at Interfaith Hospitality Network, a family homeless shelter, working with children and teens to improve their social and academic skills. She completed her Master’s internship at Loudoun County Public Schools, providing therapeutic individual, group, and family services to middle school students to help them succeed in the classroom. Prior to her employment with North Spring Behavioral Healthcare, Michelle worked at Dominion Hospital in their inpatient, partial, and intensive outpatient programs. She has professional experience providing clinical services to children and adolescents who are experiencing depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, self-harm, trauma, low-self-esteem, and family relationship problems. Michelle uses a strengths-based approach and continues to pursue her passion of empowering young lives.

Angela Waugh

      • Therapist, (703) 777-0800 ext. 1050
      • Angie is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Virginia and a Virginia approved Clinical Supervisor. She received her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology at Morehead State University in Kentucky and she has over 25 years of experience in the mental health field. Angie has worked in various settings along the continuum of mental health care including inpatient, outpatient, day treatment, group homes, community based services and residential services. She enjoys working primarily with adolescents and families and has experience treating anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and trauma.

 

Ryan Lynch

      • Therapist, (703) 777-0800 ext. 1570
      • Ryan received his Bachelor of Science and Masters in clinical mental health from Lynchburg College. Ryan is a Nationally Certified Counselor and is also completing his residency for clinical licensure in the state of Virginia. Ryan has experience working with children and adolescence in the public school system and in residential facilities. Before coming to North Spring Behavioral Healthcare, Ryan worked in the Lynchburg city and surrounding county public schools providing Therapeutic Day Treatment services to children presenting with emotional and behavioral concerns. His previous clinical experience has been working with children and adolescents with specific interested in working with oppositional defiance, intermittent explosive disorder. anxiety, substance abuse, mood disorders, depression and attachment disorders.

 

Jackie Scurlock

      • Therapist, (703) 777-0800 ext. 1535
      • Jackie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in both Maryland and Virginia. She received her BSW from Radford University in 2009 and her MSW in 2011 from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. Jackie’s clinical experiences have been with children, adolescents, and young adults with both emotional and behavioral issues primarily in outpatient settings, i.e. counseling centers, schools, vocational support facilities. Jackie’s professional interests, skills and areas in which she continues to specialize include, but are not limited to the following: psych-education with clients and their support system, acceptance and commitment based therapies, strengths-based perspectives, play-based therapy techniques, DBT, and supportive talk therapies.

 

Teresa Matous, Psy.D.

      • Psychologist, (703) 777-0800 ext. 1550
      • Dr. Matous received her doctoral degree from the Institute for the Psychological Sciences, completing her predoctoral internship at Catholic Charities in Arlington, VA. She completed a postdoctoral residency at the Psychiatric Institute of Washington, an acute inpatient facility in Washington, DC. She has experience providing psychological assessments as well as individual, group, marital, and family therapy. Working from a holistic, strengths-based approach, she seeks to help individuals understand their experiences and remove obstacles to healing and growth. Her clinical interests include treating children, adolescents, and adults who suffer from mood and anxiety disorders, substance abuse disorders, and complex trauma. She has a particular interest in interpersonal bonds and family dynamics, and she is passionate about helping individuals to create strong, healthy relationships. .

Elizabeth Smith, CTRS

      • Ancillary Services Director, (703) 777-0800, ext. 1430
      • Elizabeth received her Bachelor of Science Degree from George Mason University in Fairfax VA, with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation and a minor in Event Planning. Elizabeth completed her Therapeutic Recreation Internship here at North Spring Behavioral Healthcare and remained with the facility after graduation and receiving her certification as a Recreational Therapy Specialist in 2014. She provides recreational services to our residential, acute, and partial hospitals, working to expand each patient’s knowledge of healthy leisure activities and the importance of a healthy leisure lifestyle.