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Meet Our Mental Health Professionals!

Our mental health professionals are ready to help you. Licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia, they’re experienced in delivering care via telehealth and in supporting college students through stress and transition. Let’s meet them!

Lauren Yoder, LPC, ATR-BC

Lauren is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) and board certified art therapist (ATR-BC) from Alexandria, Virginia. A graduate of The George Washington University’s Art Therapy program, Lauren is passionate about finding healing through art. She utilizes trauma-informed practices and interventions to help her clients find wholeness and healing. Lauren’s specialties are anxiety, depression, life transitions, adjustment disorders, and PTSD, and she has a particular interest in offering therapy to military service members and their dependents. Lauren is our only art therapist, and she is happy to practice therapy without art if that better suits your needs. Check out her blog here. Click here to request an appointment with Lauren!

Theresa Murphy, LPC, QMHP-C

Theresa is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) from Staunton, Virginia. A graduate of Capella University, she specializes in anxiety, depression, life transitions, adjustment disorders, PTSD, and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and has extensive experience with the legal, social services, and juvenile justice systems. Theresa is also experienced in supporting individuals with substance use and aggression management (Aggression Replacement Training or ART). She enjoys working with individuals on developing coping, social, and self-regulation skills. Click here to request an appointment with Theresa!

Dr. Bridgette Y. Williams, PhD, CSAC, MAC-NCC, SAP

Dr. Williams is a certified substance abuse counselor (CSAC), Master Addictions Counselor (MAC-NCC), and substance abuse professional (SAP) from Fredericksburg, Virginia. Her main specialty is substance use, which she became passionate about because of her family members’ struggles. Dr. Williams also specializes in anxiety, depression, PTSD, adjustment disorders, and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). She enjoys helping people navigate change, promote growth and healing, and restore hope. Click here to request an appointment with Dr. Williams!

Miranda N. Dennis, LCSW, DBTC

Miranda is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and a certified dialectical behavior therapist (DBTC) from Norfolk, Virginia. Miranda specializes in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and practices holistic psychotherapy, which means that she tailors sessions to explore, challenge, and meet your social, emotional, physical, mental, and spiritual needs through traditional counseling and alternative methods of therapy. A graduate of Nazareth College’s graduate social work program, she has over 16 years of experience delivering mental health services. Click here to request an appointment with Miranda!


Ready to easily access the mental health services you need while you’re at school? Our professionals are ready to support you.

Click here to meet with one of our mental health professionals!

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Our goal is to reduce barriers by connecting students to mental health care whenever and wherever because every person matters and every illness hurts

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