Victoria L. Winstead, PhD, LMFT/Senior Counselor
Medical Family Therapist, Vicki Winstead holds a B.S. in Psychology from Nova Southeastern University, and her M.S. and Ph.D. in Family Therapy from Nova Southeastern University. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of North Carolina and a Clinical Fellow with the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy. Vicki completed her certification as a Grief Recovery Specialist with the Grief Recovery Institute in 2006. In 2009-2010, she completed her Clinical Pastoral Education serving the Moses Cone Health System community of hospitals to become a Certified Chaplain.
Dr. Winstead’s areas of clinical experience include working with individuals, particularly adolescents and women, couples, and families challenged by the trajectory of illness, substance abuse, mental illness, and dual diagnosis. Especially helpful to clients is her focus upon spiritual integration during crisis. She focuses upon attention-related issues in young childhood through adulthood, depression & anxiety, divorce/remarriage/blended family constellations, and bipolar disorder. Specific areas of research interest include: spirituality, multicultural awareness and clinical competency, human development across the family life cycle, perinatal loss among couples, the illness trajectory in families, end-of-life and palliative care concerns, and suicidology.
Dr. Winstead believes that therapy is a collaborative journey–one in which the client and therapist engage together in an alliance of trust and respect to amplify the client’s dignity, voice, and preferred vision of themselves.
Sabrina Isenhour, MA, LPCA, LMFTA/Clinical Administrator
Sabrina holds an MA in Christian Counseling from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Charlotte. She is provisionally licensed by the state of North Carolina as an LPC-A and a Marriage and Family Therapist Associate. Additionally, Sabrina is Prepare/Enrich Certified to work with couples in pre-marital or marital counseling settings. Sabrina has experience in the areas of depression, anxiety, spiritual issues, life transitions, marital conflict and enrichment. Over the course of the last two years of full-time counseling, Sabrina’s passion has grown in working with women who have survived childhood sexual abuse, and she continues to seek opportunities to grow as a therapist in this area. In addition, Sabrina enjoys working with couples and families from a Family Systems perspective.
Sabrina also serves in the role of Clinical Administrator. She is responsible for assisting the Clinical Supervisor and counselors with caseloads and monthly reports.
Sheri Peachey, MA, LPC, NCC
Sheri Peachey earned a BS in Organizational Management from Colorado Christian University in 2000, and an MA in Counseling and Human Services from the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs in 2002. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in North Carolina and is a National Certified Counselor as well. Sheri’s clinical experience includes individual, couples, and family therapy; teaching parenting classes using “Love and Logic”; and providing pre-marital counseling using Prepare and Enrich. In addition, Sheri enjoys facilitating “Boundaries” and “Codependency” groups, and she is a member of the American Counseling Association.
Kristin Franks, LPCA, NCC
Kristin graduated from Loyola University with a Master’s Degree in Counseling. She is provisionally licensed by the state of North Carolina and is also a Nationally Certified Counselor and Certified Christian Life Coach. Prior to joining RPM, she spent time counseling at Rodgers Christian Counseling in Charlotte, NC. Additionally, Kristin has received extensive training on how to serve people in developing nations. She has a special passion to bring the love of God to people who are hurting all around the world. She has traveled to five different nations with her last trip being to Costa Rica, where she lived for three months advocating for human trafficking victims. She furthered this work as a Client Consultant in the Anti-Trafficking program at World Relief in High Point, NC.
Kristin has a deep passion to counsel women from all walks of life and to help them live whole, healed, and purpose-filled lives. Her areas of interest and expertise in counseling include depression and anxiety, trauma, couples and pre-marital (certified in Prepare and Enrich), conflict management, and maintaining healthy relationships.
Lakeisha Shaw Barnes, MA, LPCA
Keisha Barnes is a native of Greensboro, NC, and a graduate of Fayetteville State University. She earned her Master’s degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in the state of North Carolina. Keisha has experience in numerous areas of counseling including mood disorders, anxiety, life transitions, women’s issues, spiritual issues, and marital and family counseling. Biblical principles are commonly integrated in her therapy. Keisha is trained in F.A.M.I.L.Y. Rules and practices from an eclectic approach including cognitive-behavioral, person-centered, and solution focused therapy.
Keisha is an advocate for healthy living emotionally and spiritually and is motivated by seeing the lives of people transformed. Thus she has a genuine call to educate and counsel in a bold effort toward self discovery and awareness to find hidden treasures in each individual. Keisha is committed to helping people ascertain what might encapsulate their mind and heart from pursuing all that God has for them. She utilizes her gifts in an uncanny approach to holistically counsel, teach and train first biblically and then practically to help reach the next dimension of life while tapping into gifts and talents that otherwise would have remained dormant. She is married to Terence Barnes and is the mother of two princesses.
Eleanor L. Herman, MA, LPCA, NCC
Ellie Herman is a Licensed Professional Associate and National Certified Counselor. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Human Services from Elon University and her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Denver Seminary. Her clinical and classroom experience in treating mental health issues includes depression, anxiety, adolescent issues and relationship concerns. However, Ellie has received concentrated experience in, and has developed a deep passion for, counseling women struggling with behavioral addictions specific to disordered eating. She clearly understands the cycle of addiction, stages of change, and the effects trauma often have on body image and eating patterns. She has had the opportunity to collaborate with and learn from nutritionists and physicians from the Eating Recovery Center, a leader in the nation for eating disorder treatment. Currently, Ellie is teaching an upper level elective course at Elon University: “Eating Disorders: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention.”
One of Ellie’s strengths is that she understands the healing power encompassed in a strong, trusting therapeutic relationship. By integrating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and Gestalt Therapy, Ellie offers a versatile experience for the client. Congruent with her personality and passions, she also offers art techniques as a form of creative expression and introspection in therapy. It is important to Ellie that clients have input in the style of their personal therapy experience, which will lead to a more unique recovery and journey in personal growth. Ellie finds great joy in offering a holistic approach to health and recovery through a practical focus on the connectedness between body, mind and spirit.
Susan Sutton Henkel, MS, LPCA, NCC
Susan Sutton Henkel earned her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree from the University of North Carolina – Greensboro and is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in North Carolina and a Nationally Certified Counselor. She is also Certified Safe Zone. Susan has worked with couples, families, and individuals across the lifespan, and utilizes a variety of wellness-oriented approaches to meet the needs of each unique client. Her training in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFT) enables her to help couples move into a place of intimacy and emotional safety. As a certified fitness instructor, Susan is able to incorporate nutrition and physical health components of wellness into applicable client concerns. Susan has training in sexual/sexuality therapy, including Sexual Reintegration Therapy (SRT), which she uses to facilitate healing for both couples and individuals. Susan’s clinical experience includes, but is not limited to, trauma, self-esteem and identity issues, sexuality, sex/intimacy and relationship struggles, depression and other mood disorders, anxiety, stress management, personality disorders, life transitions and developmental concerns, and grief/loss. Additional interests include eating disorders, art therapy, and yoga/breathwork.
Having grown up overseas, in Africa and Europe, Susan has a passion for diversity and helping counseling become accessible to under-reached populations. Susan loves being able to walk with clients into their hard places within a safe and compassionate therapeutic relationship, helping them to find hope and overcome their deepest struggles.
MaryDale Worboys, MA, LPCA
MaryDale earned a Masters of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling from Liberty University in 2012, and received a BA degree from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina in 1991. MaryDale is certified as an Equine Assisted Psychotherapist through Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association. She has more than 20 years of experience in the mental health field as a case manager, family, and group counselor. As a military wife she has an understanding of the issues facing military families, as well as a working knowledge of military resources.
MaryDale completed her internship here at Restoration Place Counseling and is excited to be returning to RPC! MaryDale’s clinical experience includes working with individuals and families, specifically with adolescents and women, couples, and military spouses. Her desire as a counselor is to meet people where they are and come alongside in the journey; to do so she takes an integrated theoretical and treatment approach with each individual, couple or family that she counsels.
Marcella Petrini, BS, Counselor Intern
Marcella Petrini holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She is currently a graduate student pursuing her Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Wake Forest University. She has the pleasure of completing her internship at Restoration Place until she graduates in May 2014. Marcella has clinical experience with individual and group counseling, treating adolescents in a substance abuse treatment center prior to joining Restoration Place. Marcella’s passion is to be able to counsel women in a context centered on Christ. Additionally, she desires to one day specialize in treating issues related to trauma and PTSD.
Marcella is grounded in Person-Centered Counseling and has been trained in the basics of Motivational Interviewing. She looks forward to developing her skills in psychodynamic, existential, and narrative approaches through supervision and clinical experience. Ultimately, she believes in doing all she can to meet clients where they are and is open to learning how to utilize different approaches to do so.