Restoration Place Counseling - Dignity, Virtue, Honor

Clinical Staff

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.

Sheri has received concentrated training in Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples, EMDR for treating trauma, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. In addition, Sheri enjoys facilitating “Boundaries” and “Codependency” groups, and she is a member of the American Counseling Association.

Amy Brooten, MA, LPCA

Amy Brooten PicAmy earned a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Richmont Graduate University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in the state of North Carolina. She is passionate about helping others in their personal growth and with challenging circumstances in life. Before joining Restoration Place, she worked for two years at a private practice in Athens, GA. Her background includes helping others with the stress that arises in difficulties at home, work, and in relationships. She provides therapy addressing challenges concerning: relational or boundary issues, adoption, anger, anxiety, depression, attention problems, grief, loss, spiritual issues, and life transitions. In addition to working with adults, she has experience working with middle school to college aged students providing treatment for: mood disorders, self-esteem issues, grief, attention/focus problems, body image, bullying, self- harm, social challenges, cross-cultural issues, transitional difficulties, and family challenges.

Amy recognizes that it is especially important to provide treatment that is based on the needs of the individual. She believes in joining with the client in order to provide a personalized approach that may incorporate Interpersonal therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy or (CBT), or Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). She may also incorporate breathing work and relaxation exercises to help with the challenging emotions that often come up in therapy. She respects where each client is on their journey, and seeks to provide a safe environment where she may gently encourage clients in their growth.

Kristin Franks, LPC, NCC

Kristin graduated from Loyola University with a Master’s Degree in Counseling. She is licensed by the state of North Carolina and is also a Nationally Certified Counselor and Certified Christian Life Coach. Prior to joining RPC, 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.

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

IMG_0114MaryDale 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 before joining the Clinical Staff. MaryDale’s clinical experience includes working with individuals and families, specifically with adolescents and women, couples, and military spouses. She has received concentrated training in Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples and EMDR for treating trauma/PTSD. 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.

Michelle B. Gallimore, MS, LPCA

MG2Michelle Gallimore earned a BS in Psychology with a minor in Religion from Campbell University in 1998; Masters in Theological Studies with a concentration in Christian Counseling from Houston Graduate School of Theology in 2000; and a MS in Mental Health Counseling- Clinical from NCA&T State University in 2012.  She is provisionally licensed by the state of North Carolina.  Michelle brings 15 years of experience working with adolescents and their families both in the school and Church settings. Prior to joining the staff at RPC, Michelle completed an internship at High Point Regional Health System and was on staff as a counselor for 1.5 years at Daymark Recovery Services.

Michelle has been trained in several evidence-based counseling interventions, primarily Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialetical Behavior Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. Michelle’s clinical experience includes, but is not limited to, working with clients who struggle with depression, anxiety, stress management, bipolar disorder, grief/loss, dual diagnosis, trauma, and personality disorders.  Michelle has worked with both adolescent and adult populations, providing individual and group therapy. Michelle employs an eclectic approach to therapy that incorporates different modalities of care. Michelle believes in meeting clients where they are and walking alongside them through the counseling process.

Marcella Petrini, MA, LPCA

Marcella earned an MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Wake Forest University in 2014.  She is licensed in North Carolina as a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate.  Marcella has experience working with clients struggling with depression, anxiety, anger management, life transitions, spiritual concerns, substance abuse, and holistic wellness. Within the realm of mental health, Marcella’s passions lie in facilitating emotional healing in women with trauma.  She has plans to pursue certification in EMDR, a specialized therapeutic approach to treating PTSD and trauma related concerns. Additionally, she particularly enjoys working with college-aged individuals as they navigate through the young adulthood and identity discovery.  Marcella also desires to obtain further training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, a holistic approach encouraging psychological flexibility and values-based decision making. It is Marcella’s hope to meet clients where they are in their process and does so through an eclectic therapeutic approach.  She considers it an honor and privilege to be able to join with clients during a portion of their journeys.