Sandra V. Phillips, MS, CADCII, ICADC, LPC, NCC, CPCS
Dr. Yulunda Williams, LPC
Dr. Williams has experience as an adjunct professor for online and classroom instruction. She has a passion for helping others and is an advocate for children in the foster care system. Dr. Williams has provided individual and group counseling, conducted trainings on various clinical topics to include substance abuse, body image, PTSD, ADHD, etc. She is passionate about the counseling profession and enjoys working with children and adults.
Tamara Brown Payne, PhD, CPCS
Dr. Payne has been a holistic therapist and a life coach/strategist providing individual, couple, and family counseling for over 14 years. She counsels in areas of, but no limited to PTSD, depression, relationships, grief and loss, adjustment, career counseling, substance abuse, and LBGT issues. She has worked as a corporate and community trainer on topics of personal and professional development. For more than 10 years she has been an educator in higher education and returned to her alma mater at Fort Valley State University as an Assistant Professor, where she teaches Rehabilitation Counseling and Psychology. She also works part-time in her private counseling practice in southwest Atlanta and contracts as a speaker, trainer, program and business developer, and health and nutrition with her company, BrownPayne Innovations.
She has received acknowledgements for her research contributions and national conference presentations on Welfare-to-Work, disabilities, youth, counseling, and cultural/diversity issues. She has served on panels dealing with work-life balance, relationships, and racial microaggression.
Dr. Payne earned her both her Bachelor degree in Infant and Child Development, Masters degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, and her PhD in Psychology.. She is credentialed as a License Professional Counselor (LPC), National Certified Counselor (NCC), a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), Approved Counselor Supervisor (ACS), and a Certified Holistic Life Coach (CHLC).
La’Keasha Smith-Ibhafidon, LMSW
La’Keasha Smith-Ibhafidon has served over 20 solid years as a social worker. She received her BA in Humanities from Paine College and a Master in Social Work from Clark Atlanta University. Mrs. Ibhafidon specializes in the areas of Mental Health, Long Term Care, Health, Behavioral Issues, Abuse & Neglect, Community Outreach, Truancy, In – Home Services, Child & Family Welfare and Parenting Skills. She is a Licensed Master Social Worker in Tennessee, Certified Parent Educator and a Certified School Social Worker. She has served as Georgia Northwest Regional Representative for Parents as Teacher’s Home Visiting Program and Vice President for the Northeast Council of Georgia Society of Nursing Home Social Work. Mrs. Ibhafidon contracts as a educational trainer, speaker, consultant, staff developer and resource coordinator with her company, Smith Out Reach Family Services.