Elly Parks

November 30, 2022
Elly Parks

Pronouns: she/her Elly is the Social Media Manager for the Wise Family. She grew up in Alexandria, VA, and graduated from James Madison […]

February 26, 2020
Amy Sosa

Pronouns: she/her Amy is our Chief Business Administrator to the clinical director, Dr. Amy Parks. She is a mom to three beautiful children, […]

March 21, 2022
Gabi Zapata

Pronouns: she/her Gabi is positive and adventurous. She cares deeply about creating a world-class experience for the clients of The Wise Family. She […]

March 30, 2021
Tewayne Johnson

Pronouns: he/him Tewayne is our Director of Office Operations & Human Resources. Originally from North Carolina, he’s an alumni of East Carolina University […]

February 26, 2020
Dr. Amy F. Parks

Pronouns: she/her Thanks so much for stopping by to learn more about The Wise Family! Learn more about Dr. Amy F. Parks by […]

May 23, 2023
Catherine ‘Cat’ Burgess

Pronouns: She/They Cat is a queer neurodivergent counseling intern and student currently working toward their master’s in clinical mental health counseling at George […]

July 24, 2023
Deedra Everett

Deedra Everett is a Supervisee in Clinical Social Work at The Wise Family. Deedra believes in creating a safe and healing space for […]

February 12, 2023
Cleo Chalk

Pronouns: He/ Him Cleo is a Resident in Counseling at The Wise Family. He was born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware. He enjoys […]

June 6, 2023
Oshua Symeonides

Pronouns: he/him Oshua knew very early on that he wanted to get into counseling because of his own experience with seeing a therapist […]

June 5, 2023
Dr. Nicole Carey

Pronouns: she/her Dr. Carey is a Doctoral Resident in Clinical Psychology at the Wise Family who is passionate about supporting children and adolescents […]

November 11, 2022
Miguel Alcantara

Pronouns: He/ Him Bilingual: English/ Spanish Miguel is a queer Latino and Resident in Counseling for the Wise Family. Miguel is a New […]

November 30, 2022
Katie Thompson

Pronouns: she/her Katie serves as a Supervisee in Clinical Social Work for The Wise Family. She was born and raised in Asheville, NC. […]

June 17, 2022
Wedad Omer

Pronouns: she/her Wedad is a Resident in Counseling for The Wise Family. She enjoys cooking and practicing yoga. She loves to paint and […]

November 10, 2021
Grace Lozano

Pronouns: she/her Grace is a Licensed Professional Counselor at the Wise Family who is passionate about supporting teens that are experiencing depression, anxiety, […]

October 5, 2021
Lydia Hatcher

Pronouns: she/her Lydia is a Resident in Counseling for The Wise Family. Born and raised in Arlington County, she continues to find ways […]

March 24, 2021
Tiffaney Knight

Pronouns: she/her Tiffaney is a DMV transplant originally from Pittsburgh, Pa. Tiffaney is an avid Steelers fan. She currently resides in Maryland with […]

July 13, 2020
**Tati Rodriguez

Pronouns: she/her/ella Bilingual: English/Spanish Tati is a queer Latina and licensed professional counselor (VA) and the Clinical Director at The Wise Family. She’s […]

February 26, 2020
**Kasey Cain

Pronouns: she/her Kasey is a mom to two fabulous daughters. She loves to read, dance, be on or near the water and take […]

February 26, 2020
**Amanda Beyland

Pronouns: she/her Amanda is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has called Alexandria home for most of her life. Her ideal vacation is […]

February 26, 2020
**Dr. Shekila Melchior

Pronouns: she/her Dr. Shekila Melchior, LPC-MHSP (TN), LPC (VA), is a licensed school counselor. Dr. Melchior completed her undergraduate degree from UNC-Pembroke in Criminal […]