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Melanie Melton – MA, LMFT, M.Div.

Melanie Melton earned her B.S. in Family Community Services from East Carolina University in 2007. She then earned her M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Appalachian State University in 2009. Melanie later earned her Master of Divinity degree at Shaw University School of Divinity in 2021. Melanie holds an North Carolina Marriage and Family Therapy License. Melanie is also an Ordained Minister, being ordained in 2017.

Melanie has provided therapy, beginning with providing volunteer crisis counseling since 2005. She has provided crisis counseling, individual, couples, family, and group therapy. She holds certifications and provides trauma-informed therapy, including EMDR and TF-CBT, as appropriate. 

She has also served as a Chaplain Intern within a local hospital, providing pastoral care including prayer, supportive services, and leading Sunday Worship services.

Melanie has created and provides training and workshops for adults, related to crib to prison pipeline, child abuse, trauma, foster care, adoption, grief, loss, and healing. 

Melanie currently works with ages 8 and up, addressing issues including:

Depression

Anxiety

PTSD

Grief and Loss

Trauma

Foster Care

Adoption

Coping Skills

Coping With Stress

Improving Relationships

Perfectionism

Personal Growth

Life Transitions

Self-Esteem

Social Skills

Spiritual/Religious Concerns

Work/Life Balance

Most importantly, Melanie serves out of love and devotion to Jesus Christ, with the foundational scripture always in mind, “He comes alongside us when we go through hard times, and before you know it, he brings us alongside someone else who is going through hard times so that we can be there for that person just as God was there for us” (2 Corinthians 1:4).

Administrative Team

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Marjoriah Byers

Marjoriah Byers

Marjoriah Byers is an alumna of the North Carolina Central University where she received her B.S in Psychology. She is currently working on her Master’s degree in Psychology as well. In her free time Marjoriah enjoys cooking, singing, and working alongside for an...

Melvin Baldwin – Practice Manager

Melvin Baldwin – Practice Manager

Melvin Baldwin is a Business Administration/Management graduate and former collegiate athlete of Barton College in Wilson, NC. Following graduation, Melvin went on to play professional basketball in France for the 2002-2003 season. Possessing more than 15 years of...

Wendy Cavalieri

Wendy Cavalieri

Wendy Cavalieri is a Business Office Intern with the Armstrong Center for Hope. She is a student at Durham Technical Community College and will complete the Medical Office Administration program in May 2022. Originally from Washington State, Wendy moved to North...

Sade Solano, BA

Sade Solano, BA

Sade Solano was born and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina. Sade moved to Durham in October 2009 with her parents and younger brother. Sade attended high school at Durham School of the Arts and graduated in 2016. She graduated from UNCG in 2020 with her bachelor's in...

Clinical Team

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Amber Brown

Amber Brown

Amber Brown was born in Maryland and raised in Durham, North Carolina. She is a graduate student pursuing a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology at North Carolina Central University and previously earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Cum Laude, from North...

Psiyina L. Davis, MACC, MA, LMFT

Psiyina L. Davis, MACC, MA, LMFT

Ms. Davis states, “Clients who are looking to be engaged in self-discovery and awareness will benefit from working with my approach to therapy. I work with you on accomplishing your goals and enhancing your life journey to health and wholeness.” She has helped clients...

Georleena Douglas , LCMHCA CBT, SFT

Georleena Douglas , LCMHCA CBT, SFT

Georleena Douglas is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate  practicing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy , Solution Focused Therapy  and Holistic therapy with adolescents and adults.  Specializing in anxiety, depression and minor...

Hillary Dietahin , BA

Hillary Dietahin , BA

Hillary was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and resided in Rockford, Illinois from three years old until high school graduation. In the Spring of 2016, Hillary graduated from joliet Junior College and received her Associates degree and then graduated again in 2019 from...

Sherry C. Eaton, Ph.D., LP

Sherry C. Eaton, Ph.D., LP

Dr. Sherry Eaton earned a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Howard University and a doctorate in School Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Presently, she is a professor and chair of the Department of Psychology at North...

Clifton D. Garner, Sr., Psy.D., LCMHCA

Clifton D. Garner, Sr., Psy.D., LCMHCA

Clifton Garner, Sr., PsyD., is a native of North Carolina, originally from Roanoke Rapids.  He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Social Psychology from Park University, Parkville, MS. He has a Master’s Degree in Clinical and...

Melanie McIntyre, MA, LCMHCA

Melanie McIntyre, MA, LCMHCA

 Greetings! I am Melanie McIntyre. I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate who specializes in the treatment of numerous mental health disorders across various populations.  I completed my Bachelor of...

Kim Nichols, MA, LMFTA

Kim Nichols, MA, LMFTA

Kim Nichols, MA, LMFTA, received a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pfeiffer University. Originally from Michigan, Mrs. Nichols has lived in North Carolina for several years. She is also a graduate of Western Michigan University, where she earned a...

Patricia Noel, MSW, LCSWA, LCASA

Patricia Noel, MSW, LCSWA, LCASA

Patricia “Trish” Noel, MSW, LCSWA, LCASA “Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else,” Margaret Mead.  Ms. Noel believes that no one should be judged, as each person is unique with their own story.  They are the expert of their...

Vicki Pinson, MA, LPA

Vicki Pinson, MA, LPA

Vicki is a recent graduate from North Carolina Central University where she obtained her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with minors in ASL Deaf Studies and Communication Studies from the University of North...

Milicia Tedder, Ph.D., LPA

Milicia Tedder, Ph.D., LPA

Milicia Tedder, Ph.D., LPA, is a licensed psychological associate with over 10 years working with children, adolescents, women, and families. Dr. Tedder is a native of North Carolina and earned a master’s degree in Psychology from North Carolina Central University and...

Reggie Wilson, MS, MSW, LCSWA

Reggie Wilson, MS, MSW, LCSWA

Reggie Wilson Jr. MS, MSW, LCSWA “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” Galatians 6:9. Reggie has lived and strives to continue to live his life by these words. Doing good to and for others can be...

Daphne Wiggins, MA, M.Div., Ph.D., LCMHCA, LCAS

Daphne Wiggins, MA, M.Div., Ph.D., LCMHCA, LCAS

Daphne Wiggins, a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Associate, completed the MAin Mental Health Counseling "Summa Cum Laude" at North Carolina Central in 2018. She also earneda specialization in Addictions Counseling. She has counseled persons withsubstance use...

Alnita Williams, MA, LCMHC, NCC

Alnita Williams, MA, LCMHC, NCC

Alnita Williams is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and National CertifiedCounselor in the state of North Carolina. Alnita earned her undergraduate degree in SocialWork from East Carolina University in 2004 and earned her Master’s degree in...

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