Families

  • Kimberly SimpsonKimberly Simpson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 12 years experience in the medical and mental health fields. She received her undergraduate degree in Sociology at the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill. She earned a Masters in Social Work from East Carolina University and was awarded her clinical license by the North Carolina State Board in 2009.

  • Brenda KnierimBrenda Knierim is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 14 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families. She strives to provide individualized, solution- focused treatment while encouraging others to discover their personal strengths and overcome present difficulties. Ms. Knierim earned her Bachelor of Science from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania in 1998. After working in the field for 9 years, she returned to graduate school to earn a Master of Science degree in Social Work from UNC Chapel Hill in 2007.

  • margaret menschMargaret Mensch, MEd, LPC has 8 years of experience working in individual and family therapy. She strives to provide quality and compassionate care by helping clients to gain insight, grow, and heal, through the therapeutic process. Her passion is guiding, inspiring, and teaching skills to people, so that they feel empowered to overcome life's challenges. Ms. Mensch approaches the therapeutic process through a humanistic lens, using modalities and theories that help fit her clients needs including cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness training, and solution focused work.

  • sylvia lyewSylvia Lyew is a Licensed Professional Counselor with 10 years of experience working with women, adolescents, and families with a special emphasis on anxiety, depression, and trauma. She understands the unique perspectives of multi-cultural backgrounds, having previously worked with refugees and survivors of domestic and sexual abuse.