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LaTonya M Summers, MA LPC LPCS LCAS

LaTonya is the CEO and Executive Director of the LifeSkills Counseling & Consulting

Group. She founded the Group in 2007, and utilizes over 20 years of counseling experience to make sure that LifeSkills remains as one of the most preferred counseling service providers in the area.


Minh Bui, MA, NCC, LPCA

Minh loves working with children, adolescents, adults, seniors, couples, and families.  She is passionate about helping others through life’s difficult challenges.  She believes everyone has the power to change, and she sees it as her role to facilitate that process.



Qualified Licensed Therapists

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Suzanne Jones, MS LPC

Suzanne Jones, MS LPC has over 20 years of child abuse and neglect experience. She specializes in preventing and treating children who have survived sexual, physical, emotional, and psychological trauma.


Denise Cowart, MSW LCSW

As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I have extensive experience in crisis intervention with adolescent and adult clients. My passion is to assist and counsel those in challenging situations. I utilize Psycho-Educational Therapy, Trauma Focused CBT, Person Centered Therapy and DBT. I offer my clients a safe place to explore painful issues with a non-judgmental stance. Utilizing positive coping strategies, I support, encourage, and empower clients in their journey toward healing.


Tara Thompson, MS LPC

Tara has over 12 years of experience working with adolescents and families.  She utilizes Cognitive-Behavioral, Person Centered and Solution-Focused approaches to assist clients with depression, anxiety, self-esteem, anger management, coping skills, and stress management. She strives to create a safe and nurturing therapeutic environment that fosters growth in clients. Tara is passionate about working with individuals and families to help them find solutions that improve their life and increase functioning.


LaTania (Tonya) Williams, LPCA

Tonya works with children, adolescents, adults, and couples who are enduring disruptions of life. She is a solution-focused therapist, who has a goal of instilling hope, while expecting a positive change with each of her clients.  Tonya believes that we cannot change difficult situations of the past, but we can work together to better understand and attempt to resolve any current challenges.


Kemi Huntley, MA LPCA

Kemi specializes in improving mental health. She is passionate about working with

children, teenagers, young adults, and adults and couples. In addition, she also takes

pleasure in assisting individuals overcome anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, anger

issues, incorporating healthier coping skills and defense mechanisms, behavior

modification, and child-parent relationship. Kemi utilizes various treatment approaches.


Natasha Oates, MA LPCA

Natasha Oates, MA LPCA has a passion for helping families bring peace to their homes by addressing communication, trust and co-parenting concerns. She also offers counseling to young people with behavioral and self-esteem issues and adults with depression, anxiety and work-life balance concerns. Natasha excels at helping her clients achieve wellness.



Sonja Buckles-Smith, MA LPC, LPCS

Sonja uses over 13 years of counseling experience to help people discover their purpose and become the outstanding individuals they are capable of being.    She utilizes various approaches to help adolescents and adults to overcome mood disorders, depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, trauma, relational issues, academic challenges, stress and work performance issues..




The LifeSkills Group is made up of state-licensed counselors and social workers who specialize in helping children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families recover from eating disorders, anxiety, depression, anger, trauma and abuse, and grief and loss.