The Pieces to Our Puzzle!
Harmony Health, PLLC Therapeutic Services [Harmony Health] is a behavioral health practice created to improve the mental health and overall well-being of those served. Harmony Health, PLLC Therapeutic Services’ mission is “To improve the quality of life for families through a holistic approach in mental and emotional wellness”.
Harmony Health Therapeutic Services’ philosophy is to recognize the client and natural supports as the experts. Our clinicians are professionals and serve as a guide and resource for the family as we partner on your healing journey. Harmony Health is both trauma-informed and healing centered. We believe in advocating for those we serve. Our perception is that families are not broken but are missing pieces to their puzzle. Harmony Health’s goal is to help them put the pieces back together again. Harmony Health’s staff is trained in the agency’s practices, philosophy, confidentiality policies and practices. At Harmony Health, the culture is client centered. Our focus is on psycho-education as well as treatment, support and connecting to needed resources.
Isis "Momma Bey -Sug Knight" Bey, LCSW, TFCBT, CCTP II
Trainer, Clinical Supervisor, Adjunct Professor
Certified Complex Trauma Professional, Advanced
A Master’s Level Clinician, Ms. Bey completed her education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in Charlotte, NC. She has over 15 years experience working with children and families. Ms. Bey is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the North Carolina Social Work Licensing Board. She is Nationally Certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy [TF-CBT] and is Nationally Certified as a Complex Trauma Professional. Ms. Bey is currently an Adjunct Professor at multiples Universities teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses such as Trauma, Group Therapy, Interpersonal Skills and more. She also provides Clinical Supervision, is an Implicit Bias Trainer and provides training and consultation in developing trauma-informed programs, clinical spaces, professional development and various topics in mental health and racial disparities.
Her experience in the clinical field includes but is not limited to: Crisis Intervention, Assessment, Individual, Group and Couple’s Counseling. She also has practice experience using Mindfulness, Spiritual Social Work, Drumming and Dance as a therapeutic tool. Additional social work experience includes advocacy, systematic disparities, child welfare, parent education, gang intervention, human trafficking, and interpersonal violence.
Ms. Bey offers treatment through an Eclectic Humanistic Approach. This is a person-centered, strength’s based approach. The belief is that the client is the expert of his or her life experiences. Ms. Bey is a guide and coach in the treatment process, offering tools, resources, skills and techniques to assist the individual in the healing process. Ms. Bey uses treatment modalities that are trauma informed and evidenced based. Ms. Bey loves spending time with her family and traveling.
Jasmine "Jazzy Poo, Lil Bit" Scott, LCMHC, LCASA
Ms. Scott is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist Associate. She completed her education at Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH. Ms. Scott utilizes an Eclectic Humanistic Approach which is a person-centered, strength’s based approach. She has over 8 years of experience in the Mental Health field working with children, adolescents, adults and families in Community, School Based, Girls Residential Treatment Centers and Outpatient Therapy settings. Ms. Scott also has experience working clients who are survivors of Human Trafficking, trauma, abuse and domestic violence. Her experience in the clinical field includes but is not limited to Assessment, Crisis Intervention and de-escalation, Case management Trauma Informed Care, Individual, Group, Family and Substance Abuse Counseling. She also has experience utilizing Mindfulness and Guided Meditation. Ms. Scott loves working with children, adolescents and adults and especially enjoys helping client’s build their self-esteem, love for self and using interventions to empower clients. She works often with Mood Disorders, Life Transitions, Depression, Anxiety and Women's Issues.
Sharisse "Reesie Cup" McGill, LCSWA
Mrs. McGill is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate. She completed her Master’s of Social Work at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, TX. Mrs. McGill utilizes an eclectic, humanistic approach which aligns with the Harmony Health’s philosophy recognizing the client and natural supports as the expert. Her experience includes working with women, children, and families encountering trauma, domestic violence, and anxiety related conditions. Her experience includes assessment, treatment planning, individual therapy, crisis intervention, case management, and trauma informed care.
Mrs. McGill has a strong passion for guiding others through healing process. She has a natural charm that instantly allows others to feel “safe”. She loves spending time with her large family, baking, reading, and any activity that allows her to bask in nature’s glory with her bare feet on the earth.
Monayzia "Mo" Taylor, LCSWA
Community Connections Program Coordinator
Mo graduated with her Masters in Social Work from Johnson C. Smith University. She serves Harmony Health in acquiring quality counseling interns to serve our Community Connections Program as well as establishing and maintaining Community Partnerships and Initiatives. Mo serves children and young adults as an outpatient therapist. She has experience in working with youth and young adults from ages 5 to 30. Ms. Taylor’s experience includes community outreach, intake, assessments, case management, individual and group therapy. Ms. Taylor’s integrated theoretical approaches are Person-Center and Strength Based. Ms. Taylor believes that no individual is the same therefore they should not be treated like so; rather each person has their own strengths that can be used to guide them towards great health and well-being. Ms. Taylor enjoys reading, music and relaxing when she’s not working.
Alexis "Lexi" Thornberg, LCSW
Ms. Thornberg is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has over ten years of experience working in the mental health field working primarily with trauma survivors including survivors of abuse, domestic violence, and human trafficking. She works with children, adolescents, and adults. Her experience in the field includes, but is not limited to: individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, case management, and community outreach. She uses a person-centered approach in treatment. She believes each person is different and unique and everyone comes to therapy for a different reason. She enjoys being a foster parent and helping others.
Ty'kei Spinks, LCMHC
A Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Ty’Kei graduated in with his Masters of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate. He has over 4 years working with individuals and families. His experience includes: Mental Health, Domestic Violence, Case Management, Advocacy, Gender Equality, Sexual Trauma Support, and Mentoring. His clinical experience includes: Assessment, Crisis Intervention, Individual Therapy, Group Therapy, working with children and young adults.
Ty’Kei uses a Person-Centered approach that incorporates strength building, increasing self-awareness, promoting self-enlightenment, and building healthy relationships. He believes that each individual is uniquely different. He is an advocate for mental health as well as racial equality, gender equality, and eliminating the mental health stigmas in the Black community. Ty'Kei enjoys addressing these community issues through his weekly Podcast.
Obasi Amare, LCMHCA
Obasi is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate and a Nationally Certified Counselor. He received his Bachelor's degree in Sociology at North Carolina A&T State University and received his Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at UNC Pembroke. Obasi utilizes an Eclectic African centered humanistic approach which involves placing emphasis on harmony, balance, and authenticity. He has over 5 years of experience in the Mental Health field working with children, adolescents, and families in Outpatient and School Based settings. His experience in the Mental Health field includes individual, group, family and substance abuse counseling. Obasi also has experience using Mindfulness and Guided Meditation for fostering internal peace. He enjoys working with adolescents and adults in facilitating an enhanced sense of self-efficacy. He works with Stress Management, Depression, Culture Specific issues, Oppositional Defiance Disorder, and Anxiety.
Unique Simpson, LCSWA
Unique is an Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate. She obtained her MSW at Johnson C. Smith University. Unique has experience working with children, young adults, and older adults between the ages of 5 and 60. She has worked with people who are homeless. Unique has experience in assessments, individual counseling, and case management. Her theoretical approaches include Person In Environment, Strengths Based, and Cognitive Behavioral Theory. She believes many have experienced some level of trauma that creates a domino effect which impacts logical thinking and decision making skills. Unique enjoys helping those find the strength and power within themselves to attain full capacity within their growth and success in their own lives. She believes all are born with the ability to be leaders in life; yet, it’s important to learn to be effective and positive leaders within self first, to make an impact in the world. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and being out in nature.
Stephanie Hoover, BA
Master's Social Work Intern
Stephanie Hoover is currently attending Johnson C. Smith University completing her Masters of Social Work Program. She serves our Community Connections Program as a Graduate Level Intern Clinician. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Her experience is assessment, individual therapy, case management, group facilitation, and over 3 years experience within the criminal justice system working adolescents and adults whom are incarcerated. She believes that everyone has a purpose and is capable of reaching their destiny. She loves working with the criminal justice population and believes that everyone deserves a second chance. Stephanie works with women and children. She enjoys spending time with family and traveling.
Aniya “Ny Ny” Smith, BSW
Master's Social Work Intern.
Ny Ny She serves our Community Connections Program as a Graduate Level Intern Clinician. She is currently a Graduate Social Work Student at Johnson C. Smith University. She provides services to youth, adolescents and young adults. She has worked in group homes, school systems and community-based agencies. She has experience working with youth from ages 12-18, and college students. She has experience in assessments, individual behavioral intervention, social skill development, mentoring, teaching independent living skills, case management, resource development skills and connecting families to needed resources. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, shopping and laughing.
Jacqueline "Aunt Jackie" Patterson, B.A
Graduate Counseling Intern
Aunt Jackie is a graduate student earning her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Capella University. Aunt Jackie has previous experience in HIV outreach and group facilitation. Her passion is working with women of all ages. She will be serving the Community Connections Program as a Graduate level Clinician. Developing a client-counselor alliance is important to her. Her theoretical approach is Humanistic Approach. She believes clients bring a wealth of information and life experiences that will increase self-confidence, self-esteem, and decrease mental health symptoms, She enjoys nature walks, traveling and spending time with family.
Michael "Mike Barry White" Woody, BSW
Social Work Volunteer/Summer 2021 Intern
Mr. Woody is our honorary Staff at Harmony Health. He was previously our SW Intern and enjoyed his experience so much, he decided to say on as a Volunteer. He attended Liberty University. Mr. Woody assists with intake coordination, new staff training, case management, quality assurance and resource development for family members at Harmony Health. You will often hear Mr. Woody answering phones, following up on needs for the family, making quality and control satisfaction calls, helping to attain resources and remove barriers to treatment. He has experience working with children who were at risk for suspension within the school system, office administration and case management. He loves spending time with is family when not working.
Walter Boyd, Jr., CH, LMBT
Massage Therapist, Past Life Regressions Facilitator
Walter, the owner of Spirit N Body, partnered with Harmony Health to bring healing arts to our family. A native of NC, he has lived in Charlotte for over 18 years. He graduated from the “The Whole You School of Massage and Bodywork” in 2008 and is a Nationally Certified Massage and Bodywork Therapist (NC# 8059). Walter’s modalities of proficiency are Swedish/Relaxation, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone and Thai Yoga Massage amongst others. Walter brings over 11 years of experience in clinical and spa work to help clients achieve their full potential. His philosophy of healing is that the whole individual must be taken into account. He believes that in order to live a more "Abundant", "Happy" and "Purposeful" life there must be a harmonious balance. The Body, the Mind, and Spirit must be addressed for one's Chi (Life Force) to flow efficiently.
Reiki Master and Crystal Healer
Ms. Sandra "San" Maldonado is the owner of Crystals and Things. She decided to join the Harmony Health Family, sharing her passion in the healing arts and partnering in our trauma work offering a holistic experience. She is a Certified Reiki Master and Certified Crystal Healer providing unconditional compassion to all who seek it. She completed her training The International Center for Reiki Training at the Master Level of Usui/Holy Fire Reiki Ryoho I, II and III degrees. She has worked in the Energy Work with children, adolescents, and adults. Ms. Maldonado’s experience in this field includes, but is not limited to working primarily with individuals coping with anxiety, stress, and depression.
Sandra thrives on being a service to others and aiding their journey to inner health and spiritual transformation. She is dedicated to helping heal your mind, body and soul utilizing compassionate affirmations, channeling Reiki energy and the healing properties from beautiful crystals.
Kathy "Ms. Kit Kat, Pink" Rhyne
Office Manager, Intake Coordinator
Ms. Kathy is the heartbeat of the Harmony Health Family. Most likely, you will be working with her often to get the healing process going. She joins the Harmony Health family with years of experience in customer service, administrative functioning, admission and working in other medical facilities. She helps to keep everyone in order and ensures that the office environment is in harmony with our mission, values and philosophy. Oh and of course Cleanliness! That is her BEST SKILL, Sanitation!