Theresa is a licensed clinical therapist who takes great pride in assisting clients reach their highest potential. Theresa received her master’s and bachelor’s degrees in Social Work from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC. She works with individuals, couples and families and assists with navigation resource when needed. Theresa believes we are all equipped with what we need to live full, rich lives and that behind every challenge is the potential for growth. Creating a comfortable, judgement free environment where the process for change can begin, Theresa uses a broad range of strategies to engage clients in active learning and healing.

Prior to joining the team at JFS Theresa was a Family Centered Therapist with Pinnace Family Services in Gastonina, N.C., where she implemented strategies and enactments, teaching coping skills specific to each individual family’s needs.

Throughout her life Theresa has been a youth and family counselor, an experienced Homeschooler, camp director and community activist.