Our Staff

Enrique P Olivares

Dr. Enrique B. Olivares

MD, Psychiatrist-Medical Director

Dr. Enrique B. Olivares is a University of Maryland trained psychiatrist, board certified in Adult Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. He specializes in treating depression, anxiety, PTSD, trauma issues, schizophrenia, and substance use disorders. During his 23 years of experience, Dr.…

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Veronica Correa

Veronica Correa

LCSW-C, 200 RYT – Clinical Director

Veronica is our Clinical Director. She is a licensed clinical social worker, life coach, yoga instructor, and certified hypnotherapist. Veronica earned her master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Maryland and she holds a license as a certified,…

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Venessa Bowers

Venessa Bowers

MSW, LCSW-C, CCTP, MA, E-RYT 200/500 RYT, YACEP – Lead Therapist, Lotus Yoga Studio Manager

Venessa is our Lead Therapist, Blooming Lotus Project Director, and Lotus Yoga Studio Manager. She is a licensed certified social worker – clinical in Maryland, a certified clinical trauma professional, TCTSY-F, E-RYT 500  YACEP, RCYT,  certified mindfulness and meditation teacher,…

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Walt Torchon

LCPC, Therapist

Walt earned his undergraduate degree in Sociology, and later completed his graduate degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from University of Maryland – Eastern Shore. Walt has been a licensed counselor since 2015. He previously worked as a therapist in community, and…

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Sabrina Sahle

LCSW-C, Therapist

Sabrina earned her undergraduate degree in Educational Psychology from the University of Asmara in Eritrea, East Africa. She later completed two graduate degree programs from Ohio University, including the Master of Arts in International Affairs (MAIA), and the Master of…

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Kimberly Linton

LCSW-C, Therapist

Kimberly obtained her Bachelor and Master of Social Work degrees from Salisbury University. She is well versed in working with families and children through a multitude of perceived barriers and crisis situations. Kimberly has lived on the Eastern Shore of…

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Carol Ireland

Carol Ireland

LCSW-C, Therapist

Carol is a licensed certified social worker – clinical with more than 20 years of experience. She received her Master’s degree in Social Work from University of Maryland School of Social Work. She specializes in treating clients with depression, anxiety, and…

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Ciara

Ciara Cooks

LCSW-C, Therapist

Ciara earned her Master’s degree in Social Work at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She is certified and licensed in her field with a specialization in family and children, and crisis intervention. Ciara has over 10 years of experience passionately working…

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Jamie Smith

LCSW-C, Therapist

Jamie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker- Clinical (LCSW-C) who specializes in working with families, teens and addiction recovery. Jamie incorporates elements of Person-Centered, Gestalt, Structural Family Therapy, ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) and other mindfulness techniques into her therapeutic approach. Jamie completed…

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Casie Wilson

LMSW, Therapist

Casie earned her undergraduate degree in Anthropology from Oregon State University in 2016. She then completed her master’s in social work from Boston University in 2019. She previously worked for over 18 years in the healthcare field before returning to…

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Kylene Shupe

LMSW, Therapist

I am a fiber and visual artist who also teaches children’s yoga and Yin yoga. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with and support the youth in this community in building creativity as a space for resilience…

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Gaylena Bivens

PhD, MSW, LMSW, Therapist

Gaylena obtained her Bachelors of Social Work Degree at Salisbury State College (Salisbury University) and her Masters in Social Work from the University of Maryland School of Social Work. In addition, Gaylena has a PhD in Organizational Leadership from the…

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Bronte Jackson

LGPC, Therapist

Bronte graduated from Wilmington University with a Master’s degree in Counseling. She also completed a dual degree program earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Salisbury University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from the University of Maryland Eastern…

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Kelly Williams

Kelly Williams

MS, CNS, LDN, Nutritionist

Kelly holds a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies from University of Richmond and a Masters of Science in Nutrition & Integrative Health from Maryland University of Integrative Health with a concentration in Human Clinical Nutrition. In addition, Kelly is a Certified…

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Zlati

Zlati Koscina

Registered Karuna Reiki Master Teacher, and Bach Foundation Registered Practitioner

Zlati is a Registered Karuna Reiki® Master Teacher and Bach Foundation Registered Practitioner. She received her Bach Flower training from the prestigious Edward Bach’s Education Center and her Reiki Master training from ICRT -the International Center for Reiki Training. Zlati was…

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