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De’rese Z. Gooden

Licensed Professional Counselor

Mr. Gooden is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Ohio. Mr. Gooden is an Alumnus of UNC Charlotte where he received his Masters of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Northern Kentucky University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Counseling & Human Services. 
A visionary at best he plans to one day own his own private practice as a Clinical Psychologist. In addition, he will go outside the four walls and advocate in an area he is very passionate about, that includes working with the LGBTQIA+ 🏳️‍🌈 community.
He will continue to bring awareness to individuals unique life transitions and to increase prevention around HIV/AIDS. 
Mr. Gooden’s specialties will also include Teen Crisis Suicide Intervention, where he will conduct crisis groups for teens ages 13-17 and Adults 18-24. He also will provide services in general counseling/psychotherapy wherein dealing with a wide range of individual crisis and problems. Mr. Gooden’s experience lies mainly within the field of Mental/Behavioral Health & Human services where he aides clients daily to add perspective and purpose in their lives. This gentleman is a self starter, motivated, task driven, goal oriented, optimistic, and determined to reach all goals which he sets for himself and those set before him.
As all professional counselors in Ohio do, Mr. Gooden works under supervision and direction. This ensures that providing you with the highest quality of care possible, and provides you with a person to contact, should you ever need to, regarding the care Mr. Gooden provides. Mr. Gooden’s supervisor is Mrs. Asia L. Williams, LPCC-S.

Leah Steverson

Licensed Social Worker

Leah Steverson is a Licensed Social Worker in the state of Ohio who provides therapeutic services to children, youth, adults, couples and families. Leah’s work emphasizes the significance of empowering individuals and units to thrive and become the best version of themselves. Leah is an advocate for positive change, and views the therapeutic process as a partnership to maximize potential.
As a clinician, Leah appreciates the individual, recognizing the importance of meeting them where they are.  Leah values a multidisciplinary, integrative, strength based perspective and believes in the power of collaboration and unity. Leah utilizes a cognitive behavioral approach with an emphasis on positive psychology.
Leah earned her master’s degree in Social Work at Case Western Reserve University and her bachelor’s degree in Sociology (minors in Social Work and Psychology) from the University of Dayton.  Leah has worked with children and families in her community for several years in a variety of settings including child protective services, community based therapy, school based therapy, integrative social work and crisis intervention services.
As all professional social workers in Ohio do, Leah works under supervision and direction. This ensures that providing you with the highest quality of care possible, and provides you with a person to contact, should you ever need to, regarding the care Leah provides. Leah’s supervisor is Mrs. Alicea Martin-Pressley, LISW-S.

Brandi Rahim

Licensed Social Worker

Brandi Rahim is a Licensed Social Worker in the state of Ohio who has over 8 years of experience working with children and families. Brandi enjoys working with African American families and children and helping them to recognize their resilience. Brandi is also passionate about empowering women.
Brandi is trained in motivational interviewing and likes to focus on solution based modalities as well as cognitive-behavioral therapy.  Brandi likes to look at not only the person but the whole picture, person in their environment, and how that may play a role in their success or their struggles.
Brandi doesn’t believe people only need therapy when something is “wrong” and is a strong believer in “we all have room to grow.” Brandi likes to work with people who have challenges with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, trauma, adverse childhood experiences and those struggling to adjust to every day life changes and inevitable difficulties. Brandi prides herself on being free of judgment and meeting people where they are. Brandi believes we all have a story to tell and she is here to help you navigate through your journey.
As all professional social workers in Ohio do, Brandi works under supervision and direction. This ensures that providing you with the highest quality of care possible, and provides you with a person to contact, should you ever need to, regarding the care Brandi provides. Brandi’s supervisor is Mrs. Alicea Martin-Pressley, LISW-S.

Ebony Peak

Licensed Independent Social Worker

A native Cincinnatian, Ebony graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a Masters of Social Work. As an illustrious member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc, Ebony is committed to the service of others.
Ebony began her training as a social worker doing group and individual counseling at St. Joseph Orphanage-Altercrest, where she worked with adolescent male sex offenders. In addition, Ebony has worked in several other arenas of the social work field and has experience supporting and counseling persons living with mental illness, at- risk youth, the elderly population and patients and families in hospice care.
Ebony is passionate about the work that she does because it allows her the ability to not only support families, but to also empower them to advocate both for themselves and their families.