Child and Adolescent Outpatient Staff

 
 

Emily Anderson

Licensed Therapist-Lead; Capitol Landing Office

Education and Credentials

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC)
  • Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC)
  • Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health & Addictions Counseling, College of William & Mary
  • Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences, North Carolina State University
  • 3+ years of experience

Specialty/Area of Expertise

Ms. Anderson specializes in working with adolescents with behavioral concerns, mood instability, and co-occurring disorders. She has training in cognitive-behavioral therapy, trauma-informed care, and motivational interviewing.

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Additional Information

Ms. Anderson has experience providing individual and group services to children and adolescents in community-based and inpatient settings. She has also provided services for adults in the probation system.

 
 
 

Dr. Lori A. Burkett

GWCAC Licensed Therapist

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.

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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.

 
 
 

Daniel Cook

Licensed Therapist; Capitol Landing Office

Education and Credentials

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC)
  • Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, College of William and Mary
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Hampden-Sydney College
  • 3+ years of experience

Specialty/Area of Expertise

Mr. Cook specializes in working with children and adolescents with behavioral concerns, mood instability, autism, and co-occurring disorders. He has training in cognitive-behavioral therapy, person-centered therapy, and motivational interviewing.

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Additional Information

Mr. Cook has experience providing individual and family services to children and adolescents in community-based and in-home settings. He also has experience providing anger management and substance use group therapy to an adult population.

 
 
 

Elizabeth Erfe-Howard

Child & Adolescent Clinical Coordinator; Capitol Landing Office

Education and Credentials

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • Education Specialist in Professional Counseling, College of William and Mary
  • Master of Education in Agency Counseling, College of William and Mary
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, College of William and Mary
  • 30+ years of experience

Specialty/Area of Expertise

Ms. Erfe-Howard specializes in working with seriously mentally ill and developmentally disabled adults, and children and adolescents with behavioral concerns, mood instability, anxiety and depression.

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Additional Information

Ms. Erfe-Howard has experience providing case management and individual therapy to adults and individual therapy and family services to children and adolescents in both the public and private sector. She has also provided emergency services and has worked in Quality Assurance. Ms. Erfe-Howard has 30 years of experience in community mental health settings and has served on numerous state and regional level committees.

 

 
 

Jessica Furiness

GWCAC Assessment Specialist

Education and Credentials

  • Licensed Mental Health Professional-Resident (LMHP-R)
  • Master of Science in Art Therapy and Counseling, Eastern Virigina Medical School
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Virginia Tech
  • 8+ years of experience

Specialty/Area of Expertise

Ms. Furiness 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, motivational interviewing and trauma-informed care. Additionally, she utilizes art therapy techniques to assist the therapeutic process.

Jessica Furiness  
 

Additional Information

Ms. Furiness has experience working with children exposed to domestic violence, youth in the detention system, after school therapeutic day treatment, and intensive in-home services.

 
 
 

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 and 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.

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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.

 
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