Outpatient Counseling offers a variety of therapeutic interventions by licensed and skilled providers of mental health and substance abuse services. We offer a warm, welcoming environment where members of our community can receive confidential, quality, client-centered therapeutic services to meet the many numerous emotional and behavioral struggles they may face. We work closely with referral sources and other providers to allow for the most comprehensive and valuable service provision.
Our clinicians specialize in working with people of all ages by providing specific, individualized treatment services which are evidence-based, guided by research and driven by the goal of positive health and well-being.
Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm
5673 Airport Road
Roanoke, VA 24012
5511 Staples Mill Road, Suite 102
Richmond, VA 23228
AVAILABLE STATEWIDE VIA TELEHEALTH
Serving ages 3 and up This is a personal opportunity to receive guidance and experience growth during a variety of challenging times in life. You will receive support and assistance from skilled and knowledgeable mental health and substance abuse providers. Counseling can be short or ongoing depending on the needs or desired level of service.
Every couple experiences ups and downs in their levels of closeness and harmony over time. This can range from basic concerns of stagnation to serious expressions of negative behaviors. Therapy together can help slow down the spiral and reestablish healthy connections.
Families often seek treatment due to life changes which can negatively affect one or more members of the family in various areas of their lives. Issues addressed can be related to trauma, parenting concerns, family communication, grief, loss or major life changes. Our providers assist with enhancing familial connections, developing structure and improving problem solving and communication skills.
Individual counseling with a victim, their family and significant others to identify and work through the thoughts and feelings surrounding victimization.
Sex Offender Counseling
Serving ages 7 and up Offering individual, group and family counseling for juveniles and adults who have engaged in inappropriate sexual behaviors.
Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Play Based Therapies
Psycho-Sexual Evaluations and Treatment
Substance Abuse Evaluations and Treatment
Applied Behavioral (ABA) Therapy
Other Alternative Therapies Offered:
Specialized Trauma Therapies
OUR COUNSELORS & STAFF
Tracy Mowles, LPC
Tracy is a Licensed Professional Counselor with experience working with children, adolescents and adults in a variety of settings. Tracy specializes in working with mood disorders, emotional reactivity and behavioral disorders. Tracy utilizes an integrative approach based on the individual’s needs, strengths and goals.
Mary Beth Overstreet, LPC
I believe that we all need someone to talk with who will really listen and accept us as we are, without judgment. I strive to provide my clients with a warm, nonjudgmental environment a place to explore the issues that they may be preventing them from living the life that they want. I use a variety of approaches to help my clients, depending on individual needs. My experiences include working with clients dealing with trauma, anxiety, depression, ADHD, and grief/loss. Also, my experiences include working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families in community settings and also in outpatient settings.
Ryan Hatch, LPC
Ryan has ten years’ experience making a positive impact with individuals and families. Ryan’s focus is in individual and family therapy, and specializes in counseling youth and adults in the areas of trauma, marital issues, depression, anxiety, PTSD, ADHD, ODD, DMDD, RAD, Substance Abuse Group, Post-incarceration issues, and family member separation to include death, foster families, and adoption. Some of the therapies that he employs are Motivational interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Grief Counseling, Person centered, Attachment-Focused Family Therapy and other evidenced-based practices to include Anger Management, Love and Logic, Mindfulness, and emotional stabilization. Lastly he has a family with 3 girls, he loves hiking, fishing, camping, and anything outdoors.
Stephen Thomas, Resident
Stephen C. Thomas earned a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Liberty University and an undergrad degree from Bluefield College in Organizational Management and Development. Stephen has worked 18 years in the mental health field with duties such as a business manager and a policy writer while developing his clinical skills. He was promoted to partner at an agency where he focused on outpatient counseling and groups dealing with anger management and substance abuse. While in graduate school he worked for several years in an inpatient psychiatric hospital doing individual and group work with patients. Stephen served as both the clinical supervisor and clinical director at two different community based mental health agencies leading the clinical programs and developing staff.
Linda Call, Resident
Linda Call attended Mary Baldwin University for her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and received her Master’s degree in Counseling Education at Radford University. Linda has 15 years experience in providing intensive in-home, mental health support, and outpatient counseling. Outpatient counseling is my preferred type of therapy, especially with adults. Linda is also well versed in working with children. Linda utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Reality Therapy.
Jessica Eliacin, Resident
Jessica began working at Intercept Health in 2015, she has over 7 years of experience within the mental healthcare field. She majored in Psychology at Virginia Tech and completed her Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Liberty University. Jessica brings a broad spectrum of experience to Intercept Health. During her counseling career thus far, she has worked with adults with severe mental illness, and at- risks youth in Therapeutic Day Treatment, Intensive In- Home, Crisis Stabilization and Outpatient Counseling. Her therapeutic approach is centered in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, cheering on the Hokies and staying active. Some of her hobbies include reading, hiking, kayaking and being a dog mom.
Ariane Raines, LPC
I have worked in the mental health field for over 15 years. I received a Bachelors in Psychology from Ouachita Baptist university in Arkansas and a Masters in Family Psychology from Hardin Simmons University in Texas. I currently am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Sex offender treatment provider. I moved to the Richmond area in 2005 and have since become a native. I have a history of servicing various populations and have experience working with families, adolescents, children, and couples. I specialize with working with victims of trauma and adolescent sex offending behaviors. I have experiencing in treating depression, anxiety, and PTSD just to name a few. I believe in a collaborative approach. I come from a family systems philosophy and strength-based approach. I utilize a variety of modalities ranging from cognitive behavioral, dialectical behavioral, motivational interviewing, to solution focused. It is my belief that you are the expert in your own life and my job is to help facilitate the positive change you are seeking.
Sharon Jackson - Benjamin, Resident
In 2011, I graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University, with a Baccalaureate of Science degree in Psychology. In 2019, I graduated from Grand Canyon University, with a Master of Science degrees in Professional Counseling. I also completed and received my Child Development Associated Certification, educating preschool children ages 4-5. My future includes opening a Child Development Center for infants and child ages 2 to 14. After graduation I worked in the Mental Health services for thirteen years providing counseling services teaching CBT and life skills to adults and children, however my plans changed as I’m currently working as an Outpatient Therapist providing counseling to adults and children teaching them critical life skills to overcome life challenges.
Goldie Oakes, LPC
I am a dual Liberty University graduate with a Masters of Arts in 2006 and a Masters in Professional Counseling in 2014. I have over 16 years of clinical experience working in the mental health field with youth and adults. I use a strong but eclectic therapeutic modality that incorporates a highly clinical perspective using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Enhancement Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. My job as your counselor is to help you learn how to overcome your life events and experiences, learn coping skills to address negative emotions and experiences that have caused you problems functioning normally, adhere to positive communication and/or interpersonal skills needed to relate appropriately to others, or even finding motivation to continue on your life's path. My passion is helping families and youth succeed as well-communicating and thriving teams, while also helping individuals live healthy lives and function to their maximum potential. As your counselor, it will be my goal to help you find peace, joy, and happiness as you learn to overcome those things in your life that have caused a loss of functioning individually or within the family dynamic.
Emily Carickhoff, LPC