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Forest Trees

Meet Our
LICENSED TEAM

Our licensed team is dedicated to working with individuals, families, and couples to enhance their well-being and mental health. Our clinicians have a range of specialties that they work with.

Founder

Amy L.S. Johnson
Amy L.S. Johnson, MSW, LCSW

Amy earned her MSW from UNC Chapel Hill and has worked extensively with children, individuals, and families who have experienced a range of mental health issues including trauma. Amy is passionate about teaching and helping all individuals change their stories and create their own paths.

Director of Speech Language Pathology

Alana Rauhoff
Alana Rauhoff, MS, CCC-SLP, BCBA

Alana earned her BS in Special Education from Methodist University and her MS in Communication Sciences and Disorders from East Carolina University. She also earned her MA in Exceptional Student Education Comprehensive - Applied Behavior Analysis and became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Alana is one of only six dually certified SLP-BCBAs in North Carolina. Her passions lie in being a part of the growth and development of the children she serves while teaching others about the process as well.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Samantha Martinez
Samantha Martinez, MSW, LCSW

Samantha earned her BSW from Appalachian State University and her MSW from East Carolina University. She specializes in providing therapy for adolescents and adults struggling with various mental health concerns including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and severe mental illness. She has experience empowering clients as they manage adjustment issues, relationship concerns, and other life stressors. Samantha is passionate about collaborating with clients to provide a sense of comfort and ease throughout the therapeutic process.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Ayesha Johnson
Niaisha Johnston, MSW, LCSW

Niaisha earned her MSW from UNC and has experience working with teens, adults and geriatric populations. Niaisha specializes in severe mental illness, depression, anxiety and adjustment concerns. She is passionate about providing an authentic and supportive environment for her clients to reach their goals.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate

Dez'Nique Graham
DezNique Graham, MSW LCSWA

Dez'Nique (Lexus) Graham earned her BSW and MSW from The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. She also completed training in Play Therapy for children and adolescents. Although she specializes in Play Therapy for children and adolescents with various mental health and behavioral challenge(s), she enjoys working with all ages. She is excited to help create a safe space for you to grow and 'turn over a new leaf.'

Founder

Mackenzie Toland
Mackenzie Toland, PhD, MA-MFT, LMFT, BCBA

Mackenzie is an alumni from our very own Methodist University. She continued her studies at Pfeiffer University where she earned a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. Mackenzie completed her behavior analysis coursework at Florida Institute of Technology. She earned her PhD in Psychology from Grand Canyon University. Mackenzie strives to look for the good in everyone. She has a mission mindset and works hard for those that do not have a voice.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Jenna Abrams Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate
Jenna Abrams, MSW, LCSW

Jenna earned her BA in psychology from UConn and her MSW from New York University. She is passionate about working with children, young teens, adults, and families. Jenna specializes in severe mental illness, anxiety and depression. She also holds a focus in geriatric mental health and well-being.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Sean Steele, EDD, LCSW
Sean Steele, EDD, LCSW

Sean earned his MSW from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ and EDD from Nebraska Methodist College in Omaha, Nebraska. Sean has worked extensively with people with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, children with autism, seniors, and persons with a disability. Sean is passionate about working with teenagers struggling with depression and anxiety, and individuals with relationship issues. Sean has also received training in Sex Therapy with the Buehler Institute in Laguna Beach, California, and has completed research and presented on self-compassion.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate

Erin Crumpler MSW LCSWA
Erin Crumpler, MSW, LCSWA

Erin earned her MSW from The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Erin is passionate about guiding individuals, from children to adults, on their personalized journey to mental well-being and growth.Erin understands that everyone has different needs and uses a client-centered approach to provide a safe, non-judgmental space to explore goals and challenges.

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