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Michael Jones - Renewed Vision Counseling Services

Michael S. 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.

Education
Ph. D. in Counselor Education and Supervision, Regent University (Doctoral Candidate)
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)

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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.

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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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Dr. Donna Oriowo
Online Curriculum Consultant

Dr. Donna Oriowo (Oreo-Whoa!) is an international speaker, Sex and Relationship Educator and Therapist located in the Washington D.C. metro area. Dr. Donna went to undergrad at THE Morgan State University, earning her bachelors in psychology before moving to Widener University where she earned her PhD, MSW, and M.Ed in Human Sexuality, Social Work, and Education, respectively. She is the owner and lead therapist of AnnodRight, whose mission it is to help others reclaim their sexuality, identity, and self love by being their most wise, free, and authentic selves in addressing intersectionality, culture, and race in both educational and therapeutic settings with a focus on developing healthy Black female sexuality.

She can be found on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @Annodright. OR you can always visit her (day or night) at http://www.annodright.com

Dannette Patterson

Dannette Patterson, Ed. D., LPC, CTRTC
Online Curriculum Consultant

Dannette has over 20 years in the healthcare field. She is a, Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor, Choice Theory/ Reality Therapy Certified, and Licensed Vocational Nurse. She believes in a holistic approach to therapy that includes incorporating the body, mind, and spirit to achieve optimal healing. She has extensive work with military families, along with providing behavioral services for youth and families in foster care and the juvenile probation department.  In 2014, she was awarded the Minority Fellowship from the National Board of Certified Counselors.

Education
Ed.D in Counselor Education and Supervision, Argosy University (2016)
M.A in Counseling, Webster University (2003)
B.S in Workforce Education Training and Development, Southern Illinois University (2000)
Diploma in Practical Nursing, Douglas MacArthur State Technical College, (1994)

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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.

Monifa Robinson

Monifa Robinson, LCSW, MPA
Online Curriculum Consultant

Monifa has over 18 years experience in the healthcare industry.  She is a graduate of Smith College School for Social Work (Northampton, MA) with her MSW; Troy State University (Atlanta, GA) with her MPA; and Clark Atlanta University (Atlanta, GA) with her BA in Psychology.  Monifa has provided counseling, training and consultation services to various populations, including but not limited to military families, substance abuse clients and individuals within the criminal justice system.  She is dedicated to helping individuals live meaningful and more productive lives.

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.

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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.