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Dr. Michael Jones, LPC-S, NCC, BC-TMH
Lead Trainer

Michael Jones is an interactive, Reality therapist. His therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. He integrates biblical principles, complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, he works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

Ph. D. in Counselor Education and Supervision, Regent University (2020)
Ed. S. in Professional Counseling, Harding University (2010)
M.A. in Clinical Pastoral Counseling, Ashland Theological Seminary (2003)
B.S. in Child and Family Studies, Freed Hardeman University (1998)


Joy R. Berkheimer, LMFT
Online Curriculum Consultant

Joy earned a Masters degree from Barry University, with dual specialties in marriage, family and couples therapy and mental health counseling. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, registered with the Florida Board of Marriage and Family Therapy, a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) and a Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CCMHC). She is also an Intuitive Joy Life Coach, trained with the Coaching and Positive Psychology Institute (CaPP Institute) as well as received individual intensive intuitive healing training. Her time with individuals and couples is focused on a humanistic and strength-based foundation to allow for clients, connection, self-discovery and healing.


Bianco Holman, LCSW
Online Curriculum Consultant

Ms. Bianco Holmon, MSA, MSW, LCSW, LCAS-A received her undergraduate degree, a Bachelor’s of Arts in Sociology, at North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC. She received her first Master’s Degree, Masters of Science Administration, with a concentration in Human Resource Management from Central Michigan University and her second Master’s Degree, Masters of Social Work, from Boston University. Ms. Holmon worked in the public Social Work field for 18 years and has been doing Clinical Social Work for 4 years. She loves learning and instructing as much as she loves working with people. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of North Carolina. In addition, she is also a Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor, Associate. Ms. Holmon co-owns a private practice in NC where she sees several clients through the Employee Assistance Program. She also co-owns an Outpatient Therapy Practice, Recovery Behavioral Healthcare in South Carolina.

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 Nina Keeler, LMFT
Online Curriculum Consultant

Nina Keeler, LMFT received her Master of Science from Kansas State University with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy.  During her time in graduate school she fell in love with Play Therapy and completed a Play Therapy certification program through KC Play Therapy Institute.  In the beginning of her career, she worked as a Social Services Case Manager and had the honor of working with many children and families suffering from trauma and attachment challenges.  This lead Ms. Keeler on a journey to learn as much as she could about trauma and attachment.  Ms. Keeler completed Dr. Dan Hughes level one Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy training in Maine.  She then went on to complete Eye Movement Densitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) training, the Integrative Attachment Trauma Protocol for Children through The Attachment and Trauma Center of Nebraska, and currently she’s working to become certified in Somatic Experiencing.  Ms. Keeler’s passion is working with individuals, couples and families impacted by trauma and attachment challenges, as well as sharing her knowledge with others.  In her free time, she loves being active outside with her family or on cold winter days she can be found crocheting.


Dr. Ann-Louise Lockhart
Online Curriculum Consultant

Dr. Ann-Louise Lockhart is a Pediatric Psychologist and Board Certified in Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology. She is the President/Owner at A New Day Pediatric Psychology, PLLC in San Antonio, Texas specializing in the treatment of children, adolescents, and adults with acute and chronic behavioral health and medical conditions. Dr. Lockhart started her practice in in January 2016 after working 12 years in clinics, schools, and military hospitals. She is also a national speaker and presents to professional audiences on a variety of topics.

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Ajita Robinson, PhD, LCPC-S, NCC
Online Curriculum Consultant

Dr. Ajita Robinson has an extensive academic background. She has a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration and a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Spanish, she went on to complete a  Masters of Arts-Research in Counseling & Human Development from Saint Louis University. Dr. Robinson initially moved to DC to finish a degree in Law but ultimately decided to pursue a Doctorate in Counselor Education at the George Washington University. While obtaining her PhD, she completed a post-Masters certification in Grief and Loss, and a fellowship in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities at Children’s National Medical Center. She also has over 15 years of experience serving individuals, families, and communities.

Sonja Sutherland

Sonja Sutherland, PhD, LPC, DCC, ACS
Online Curriculum Consultant

Sonja is the Founder and CEO of The Legacy Consortium, Inc (TLC), and Executive Director of the Legacy Changers Counseling Centers, a division of the TLC. In addition to hosting a local Atlanta radios show focusing on family relationships and mentalwellness, Dr. Sutherland is the Director of Institutional Effectiveness and an Assistant Professor of Counseling for Richmont Graduate University in Atlanta, GA. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Georgia, an NBCC Distance Credential Counselor (DCC), NBCC Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS). Dr. Sutherland earned her PhD (Counselor Education and Supervision) from Regent University, Masters of Science (Professional Counseling) from Georgia State University, and Bachelor of Science (Psychology) from New York University.


Beverly Vanover, LPC
Online Curriculum Consultant

Beverly Vanover received her Master of Science Degree in Community Counseling from John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.

Her experience in the field of mental health includes working as a community-based therapist, school-based therapist, hospital-based therapist and therapeutic day treatment therapist. She has experience facilitating mental health and 12-step program groups for the community, as well as in the institutional setting. She is a Distance Credentialed Counselor (DCC), Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Arkansas, Missouri and Texas.