Nedra Glover Tawwab
Nedra founded Kaleidoscope Counseling in 2011. Her niche is working with people who are managing unhealthy or difficult relationships. For 14 years, she’s created space in a therapeutic setting for people who want to improve their overall functioning. She is a licensed clinical social worker in North Carolina. She earned her Masters of Social Work from Wayne State University. In addition to her degree, she has additional training in working with couples, adults with childhood emotional neglect, and mom/fathers who experience postpartum mental health issues.
Outside of work, Nedra enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, trying new restaurants and gardening.
True change takes place when the pain of staying the same is greater than changing. ~Unknown
Ellen Anderson, LCMHCA specializes in helping adolescents and adults overcome eating disorders, anxiety, and mood disorders. Ellen uses a holistic approach that views clients through the lens of the whole person: emotionally, relationally, physically, and spiritually.
With experience working at higher levels of care, Ellen uses a blend of therapeutic approaches, including Emotion-Focused Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and Gestalt to facilitate greater self-awareness, mental freedom, and emotional tolerance. Ellen works with with individuals experiencing a range of challenges, including poor body image, low self-esteem, perfectionism, codependency, and life transitions. Ellen provides a safe, supportive, and collaborative therapeutic space so that clients may feel empowered to recognize their strengths and heal from suffering.
Ellen received her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The University of North Carolina Charlotte and is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor – Associate in North Carolina.
As a native Tennessean, Ellen enjoys exploring Charlotte, trying new restaurants, being outside in nature, and spending quality time with her close friends and family.
Meagan Bullock MSW, LCSW specializes in working with adults who have anxiety or trauma-related issues. Utilizing therapeutic modalities including EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Mindfulness, and Cognitive Processing Therapy, Meagan’s clinical work focuses on the mind, body and spirit connection. Meagan works with clients experiencing a range of challenges including depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, mood disorders, childhood and adulthood trauma, life transitions, as well as other co-occurring mental health disorders.
Meagan received her Master of Social Work degree from Virginia Commonwealth University where her studies focused on women’s issues and intimate partner violence. She applies the mind-body connection to her therapeutic approach by helping clients recognize how their thoughts and feelings resonate within their bodies and the impact they have on a person’s mental health, behaviors, and over the quality of life. Meagan provides a safe and supportive, therapeutic space where clients feel empowered to achieve their goals and recognize their strengths and personal power. Meagan incorporates art, dance and yoga teachings to assist clients on their own healing journey.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. ~ Lao Tzu
Reonetta Holliman, MA, LCMHCA, is trained and experienced in counseling couples, families, and individuals working through mental health concerns, including but not limited to relationship challenges, unhealthy family dynamics, unresolved trauma, depression, grief and loss, anxiety, and stress. Reonetta also has experience in school-based counseling, assisting children and adolescents with academic, family, and other age-related concerns.
Reonetta does not believe in a “one size fits all” approach to counseling. She utilizes an integrative method, employing various counseling theories and techniques to customize a treatment plan as unique as the client. Reonetta’s holistic approach emphasizes the importance of getting to know each client and the multiple aspects of their current life, past, and hopes for the future that have guided their beliefs and decisions until today. Reonetta heavily draws on cognitive-behavioral techniques to assist individuals in identifying negative thinking that has contributed to maladaptive feelings and behaviors while guiding them in exploring actions and circumstances that have supported a pathway toward their goals.
Reonetta is a native of North Carolina. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. She went on to earn a Master of Arts from Liberty University in Marriage and Family Therapy. In her spare time, Reonetta enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and practicing self-care.
Emily Jones, MSW, LCSW-A, works with teens and adults to understand better their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Emily recognizes that people are faced with various stressful conditions that can cause difficulty in daily living. By implementing mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral therapy and structural family therapy, Emily provides her people with a safe place to achieve their goals.
Emily grew up enjoying the 10,000 lakes of Minnesota and moved to North Carolina in 2020. She earned both a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Social Work from Arizona State University (ASU) and is currently a Licensed Master Social Worker in Minnesota and a Licensed Clinical Social Workers Associate, and a Certified Master Social Worker in the state of North Carolina.
Emily enjoys going on nature adventures, discovering new things to do, spending time with her friends and family, and most of all, with her dog, Gary.
Natasha Pratt, MSW, LCSWA is passionate about working with people experiencing a range of issues surrounding trauma, anxiety, grief, depression, low self-esteem, and relationship or interpersonal concerns. Natasha’s therapeutic style is warm, collaborative, and flexible, honing the person’s needs and goals. Fostering a balanced therapy approach, Natasha encourages people to connect with their inner voice, challenge their thinking, and discover new skills to cope and move forward. Her primary theoretical orientations include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Strengths-Based, Psychodynamic, and Person-Centered Therapy models. Natasha is committed to guiding people to their fullest potential in a safe and trusting environment, helping them overcome past and present feelings of shame, guilt, and inadequacy.
Natasha grew up in the green mountains of Vermont and has been in North Carolina since 2017. She earned her Master of Social Work degree from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree from Champlain College with integrated studies and fine art focus.
She enjoys spending her free time getting out in nature with her family, reading, cooking various foods, traveling to the beach, and painting.
Dionne Schmidt, MA, LMFT has counseling experience working with couples and families to attune all aspects of relationships: biological, psychological, social, cultural, and spiritual. She specializes in helping couples improve communication and trust within the dyad. She has experience working with couples related to infidelity, tension between being a spouse and a parent, postpartum depression, the effects of substance abuse in a family, role dynamics within the couple, as well as grief and loss. Dionne enjoys pre-marital counseling and helping couples establish a solid foundation for their union. She incorporates aspects of health and wellness into therapy if a client desires with her background in Nutrition. Dionne utilizes Emotionally Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and aspects of mindfulness with her clients to help them reach their goals in a safe, therapeutic environment.
Dionne grew up in Washington State and North Carolina. She graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelors in Dietetics and Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary with a Masters in Counseling, with a focus on Marriage and Family Therapy. Dionne is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of North Carolina.
Dionne enjoys riding her bike around Charlotte as well as exploring new foods and cultures with her husband Daniel and their three daughters.
Leighanne Jenkins is a student at Purdue University studying for her bachelors in Business and Human Resources. Leighanne is passionate about providing quality customer service. When Leighanne is not working, she loves spending time with her son camping and watching hockey.