Specializes in treating depression, anxiety, trauma (all types), anger management, stress management, OCD, ADHD, intellectual disorders, autism, time management, self-care, to addictions.
She works with individuals of all ages and is comfortable discussing self-harm, suicidal ideation, working with active-duty military members and their families, veterans, first responders, and is working on a doctorate to work more closely with adolescents and young adults and their struggles.
Tonya graduated with a Masters degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University in 2017. She is continuing her education at Liberty University and is pursuing her doctorate in developmental psychology. She has a unique background as a military spouse understanding unique challenges as well as the struggles facing our veterans, and first responders. She also understands struggles adolescents face in the world and within the family structure and works well in listening and allowing them to be heard and supported.
Tonya is trained in several different theoretical modalities and takes an eclectic approach with clients to meet them where they are, providing a safe place to grow. She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).
Tonya’s professional experience includes working with individuals on a wide range of struggles, from autism, anxiety, depression, life changes, hoarding, stressors, to all forms of trauma and more. She believes it is important to create a safe place where clients can relax, be open, and real. She provides a non-judgmental, strength-based atmosphere to support and encourage as well as maintaining a strong hold on faith as part of the counseling process.