Child and Adolescent Outpatient Staff

 
 

Dr. Lori A. Burkett

Child & Adolescent Clinical Coordinator

Education and Credentials

  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist (LCP)
  • Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC)
  • Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in Clinical Psychology, Regent University
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, Regent University
  • Master of Arts in Criminology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Sociology, Evangel University
  • 20+ years of experience

Specialty/Area of Expertise

Dr. Burkett has provided individual, group and family therapy with adults, children and adolescents in residential, correctional, community, and private settings. Committed to ethical and effective treatment, Dr. Burkett invests time in a wide variety of clinical, teaching, and research experiences across diverse settings. She is published in several peer-reviewed journals and has presented at conferences on topics related to forgiveness, human sexuality, childhood abuse and sexual trauma, interpersonal violence, training and ethical issues related to clinical services, group therapies, and religious diversity.

Lori Burkett 2018 Blue  
 

Additional Information

Dr. Burkett specializes in psychological assessment and evaluation, trauma-informed care, forensics, adolescent substance abuse, spirituality and faith issues, and LGBTQ issues. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, Division of Trauma Psychology (APA, Division 56), Society for the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality (APA, Division 36), and the International Association for Trauma Professionals.

 
 
 

Michelle Hill

Crisis Specialist; Capitol Landing Office and Greater Williamsburg Child Assessment Center

Education and Credentials

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC)
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health, Regent University
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, St. Leo University
  • Certificate in Trauma, Regent University
  • 7+ years of experience

Specialty/Area of Expertise

Ms. Hill specializes in trauma-informed care and crisis mediation. Her therapeutic focus blends cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, and dialectical behavioral therapy to enhance interpersonal communication, develop emotional resiliency, provide parent training, and modify maladaptive behaviors.

Michelle Hill 2018 Blue  
 

Additional Information

Ms. Hill has experience providing individual and group services to children and adolescents in community-based and juvenile corrections settings. She has also provided services for adults with substance use disorder and acute mental illness in inpatient settings.

 
 
 

Casandra Jones

Licensed Therapist; Capitol Landing Office

Education and Credentials

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • Master of Education in Family and Marriage Counseling, College of William & Mary
  • Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, Old Dominion University
  • 6+ years of experience

Specialty/Area of Expertise

Ms. Jones specializes in family therapy, relationships and communication, divorce and separation, anxiety, depression, behavior therapy/management, autism, development, life cycle stages and transitions.

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Additional Information

Ms. Jones focuses on resiliency, problem solving, building emotional and coping skills, relationships and positive discipline. She delivers solution-focused services and is experienced in providing cognitive behavioral therapy. Ms. Jones also has training in adoption competency.

 
 
 

Heather Nickerson

Licensed Therapist; Capitol Landing Office

Education and Credentials

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC)
  • Master of Education in Community Counseling, College of William and Mary
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Philosophy, Christopher Newport University
  • 10+ years of experience

Specialty/Area of Expertise

Ms. Nickerson specializes in working with adolescents with behavioral and emotional concerns, depression, anxiety, and co-occurring disorders. She has training in cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, and dialectical behavioral therapy and utilizes art therapy techniques and guided imagery to assist the therapeutic process.

Heather Nickerson 2018 Blue  
 

Additional Information

Ms. Nickerson has over 10 years of experience working with adults, families and children in a variety of settings, including school-based, youth detention, inpatient programs and outpatient settings. Ms. Nickerson is also a suicide awareness and prevention advocate.

 
 
 

Monica Williams

Licensed Therapist; Greater Williamsburg Child Assessment Center

Education and Credentials

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC)
  • Certified Sex Offender Treatment Provider (CSOTP)
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC)
  • Master of Science in Professional Counseling, Georgia State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Houston
  • 7+ years of experience

Specialty/Area of Expertise

Ms. Williams is experienced in working with children, adolescents, families and adults. She is educated in treating children, adolescents and teens with emotional and behavioral problems, and has recently focused on providing treatment to adolescent males with sexually abusing behaviors and adolescents with substance use and co-occurring behaviors.

Monica Williams 2018 Blue  
 

Additional Information

Ms. Williams is trained in sand tray therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy and seeking safety. She has provided therapy in a variety of settings, including in-home, nonprofit organizations, inpatient programs and residential treatment.

 
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