|806 E. Main Street, Ste. 200
Bedford, Virginia 24523
Phone: (540) 583-5095
Fax: (540) 583-5098
Welcome to our Bedford office.
Kendra Brandt, BS
Office Program Manager
Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Instructor
CPR/First Aid Instructor
Kendra Brandt earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in History Education from Liberty University, and previously worked as a teacher in Michigan. She has over 15 of office/administrative experience with HR, and over 11 years of experience working in the coordination of community-based services including ID & DD Waiver, Mental Health Skills Building, Intensive In-Home, and Therapeutic Day Treatment.
Tanya Brown, MA, QMHP-A&C
Therapeutic Day Treatment Program Manager
Tanya Brown graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from PACE University, and a MA in Professional counseling working in the Mental Health Profession including Intensive In-Home, Mental Health Skills Building, Group Home, and Therapeutic Day Treatment. She has over 4 years experience as a Supervisor for community-based Mental Health Agencies.
Nicole Overstreet, MEd., QMHP-C
Therapeutic Day Treatment Program Manager
Baker Extraordinaire, Wife for 24 years, mother of 2, and Mrs. O to many, many children over the past 15 years. Music Lover, gardener and appreciator of art. Being passionate about service as was ingrained by her single mother, and role models such as Mother Theresa and Mahatma Gandhi, Nicole learned to appreciate the knowledge, understanding and compassion created from helping others and being a productive member of her community. Having ADD herself, she struggled through school and life, not discovering until her early thirties how medication management and support could turn her life around and help her focus on one thing at a time. Nicole appreciates the struggles others go through, but does not believe in excuses, her expectations of herself and others remain high as she believes with the right tools, support and determination anything can be achieved. Nicole worked in various industries, including sales management, education, and retail before recognizing her love of working with children and families. Nicole has a bachelor’s in human services from Bluefield College and a master’s in special education and applied behavior analysis from George Mason University, and she states she loved going back to college later in life, using her life experience to help her with her studies. Nicole specializes in working with children with Autism, ADHD and developmental traumas focusing on positive approaches such as cognitive behavior therapy and applied behavior analysis.
Krystal Mays, RN/BSN, MA, NCC, Resident in Counseling
Krystal graduated from Liberty University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (2010) and a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (2016). She is currently a Resident in Counseling with the Virginia Board of Counseling and is working towards her license as a counselor.
She has 3 years of nursing experience working with adults on a Neuro/Stroke Unit and the past 4 years, as a nurse, in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the University of Virginia Medical Center.
Krystal has gained experience in the counseling field through her work with children’s Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, children’s grief groups, children’s grief camps (Camp Braveheart), along with mentoring young single mothers on parenting skills, daily life skills, and career counseling.
Michelle Price, LPC
Clinical Program Manager
Michelle is currently registered through the Virginia Board of Counseling as a Licensed Professional Counselor (L.P.C.) and qualifies as a L.P.C. Clinical Supervisor. Currently she is working towards a Ph.D. in Counseling with a focus on supervision and teaching. She earned her M.A. in Professional Counseling through Liberty University in 2008 and has been licensed through the Virginia Board of Health as an L.P.C since May 2013. Positions that she has held in the counseling field include Clinical Program Manager (current), Outpatient Services, Crisis Services, and Intensive In Home Services.
Michelle has been working in the counseling field for 11 years. While most of her experience is working with children and families, she has experience working with the adult population as well. All of her counseling experience has been through community mental health services, as she enjoys working with a diverse population with various needs. Michelle’s theoretical orientation comes from a cognitive behavioral point of view. While this is the predominant modality that she utilizes, she does pull techniques from other models if they prove to be beneficial to the client. Michelle enjoys using CBT in her practice because it is easy to grasp, very flexible to implement to the client’s needs and it is evidenced based (has been proven to be effective). Areas that Michelle has received training include Trauma-focused CBT, Attachment Based Family therapy(ABFT), Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (A-CRA), and Al’s Pals. She has also been trained with administering the K-SADS.