Restoration Place Counseling - Dignity, Virtue, Honor

Clinical Staff

Lakeisha Shaw Barnes, MA, LPC

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. 336.542.2060 ext 116 /

Desiree G. Briggs, MA, LPC

DesireeBDesirée Briggs earned a BS in Business Management with Concentrations in Music & Theater from Guilford College in 2003, and an MA in Professional Counseling (2011) and Discipleship Ministries (2013) from Liberty University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of North Carolina. Desirée has experience in many areas of counseling such as mood disorders, anxiety, ADHD, anger, stress management, women’s issues, spiritual issues, life transitions and balance, relationship & marital issues, and group counseling. Biblical principles, prayer and music are commonly integrated in her therapy. Desirée uses an eclectic approach but primarily leans toward a Cognitive Behavioral (CBT) approach to therapy.

Desirée enjoys counseling because of her heart to serve others and to help make a difference by providing understanding about what keeps us bound, stagnated and afraid, and to motivate others to move forward by learning better coping skills. Desirée endeavors to support families/couples and individuals by providing a safe place to explore thoughts and feelings and to practice skills taught for the improvement and advancement of an abundant life. She uses the gifts of prayer and discernment while filtering everything through the word of God. Desirée is thrilled to be a part of the Restoration Place Counseling Staff, a place where she can participate in a community of supportive and encouraging believers while allowing God to freely use her to serve His people.

Desirée is married to Donta Briggs and serves in her church in the Media Ministry and Music Ministry.
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Erin Collins, MS, LPCA, NCC

Erin CollinsErin Collins earned a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Covenant College in 2011 and earned a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2014. She is licensed in North Carolina as a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate and is a Nationally Certified Counselor. Erin is a member of the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of North Carolina and Chi Sigma Iota (Counseling Honor Society).

Erin’s clinical experience includes working with trauma, self-esteem/identity issues, anxiety, depression, grief/loss, stress management, and life transitions. Erin has a particular interest in working with women who have been victims of domestic or sexual violence. She has received comprehensive training in trauma and clinical assessment with the DSM-V (diagnostic manual). Prior to joining the team at RPC, she worked for a community mental health agency and domestic violence/rape crisis center. She frequently employs play therapy, art therapy, mindfulness-based interventions, and incorporates elements of yoga and breathing practices into her sessions. Erin is also able to work effectively with interpreters to provide services to non-English speakers. It is Erin’s desire to meet each client where she is, to offer an eclectic therapeutic approach, and to offer a safe place for growth and healing. Erin lives in Greensboro and feels honored to serve her home community in this way.
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Michelle B. Gallimore, MS, LPC

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 licensed by the state of North Carolina (#10012). Prior to joining the staff at RPC, she worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

Michelle has been trained in several evidence-based counseling interventions, primarily Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialetical Behavior Therapy, EMDR 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 spiritual issues.  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.
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Pat Shaw Holsclaw, MA LPC ATR


Pat Holsclaw earned her Master’s in Expressive Arts Therapy from the University of Louisville in 1990, with concentrations in Medical/Grief counseling and Group Therapy. She has been a Licensed Professional Counselor in North Carolina since 2011. Pat has spent much of her career working in areas of loss (including abuse, domestic violence, and bereavement). Her experience working with adolescents and adults include grief/loss, medical illness, trauma, depression, anxiety, life transitions, anger/stress management, and group counseling.

Pat uses an eclectic therapeutic approach in counseling derived from her training in psychodynamic, trauma-informed, cognitive-behavioral, person-centered and strength-based theories, as well as Expressive Art Therapies, when appropriate. As an expressive arts therapist, Pat believes that the creative process involved in artistic expression can aid persons in resolving conflict, improving interpersonal skills, managing problematic behaviors, and achieving personal insight. Art therapy also provides an opportunity for clients to enjoy the life-affirming pleasures of art making. For the client who has the opportunity to work with Pat, absolutely no art experience is required!

Finally, Pat’s therapeutic approach is rooted in her Christian faith as she walks alongside her clients to help them become fully developed in all aspects of life. Pat’s desire is to accompany girls and women as they explore their unique God-given talents and abilities and embrace their personal strengths and limitations.
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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 (# 5134) in North Carolina and a National Certified Counselor (#209154). As of 2015, Sheri has twelve years of counseling experience.

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.
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Mary Roberts, MA, LPCA, LCAS-A

Mary RobertsMary Roberts earned her BA in Pre-counseling/Family Ministries from Moody Bible Institute in 2008 and her MA in Counseling Psychology from The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology in 2012. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in North Carolina (#A12103). She is also a Licensed Clinical Addition Specialist Associate in North Carolina (#LCAS-21688). Prior to working at Restoration Place, Mary worked in both outpatient and inpatient settings. Mary has worked with individuals, groups, young adults and adults. Mary’s experience includes serving individuals with anxiety, depression, dual diagnosis, PTSD, bipolar, ADHD, personality disorders, addictions, self-esteem issues, family/relationship issues, grief and loss. Mary is trained in psychodynamic psychotherapy, interpersonal therapy, narrative therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. Mary has recently completed Phase I training in Brainspotting, a form of psychotherapy that uses the field of vision to access and heal traumatic memories.

Inside of the counseling setting, Mary is passionate about helping her clients come to a full understanding of who they are, in other words, their identity, particularly in Christ. As a life-long learner, Mary is continuing to expand her theory base as training opportunities become available and is always exploring better ways to be incarnational (Christ “with skin on”) with her clients. As a counselor, Mary considers it a deep privilege and honor to sit with every client for a brief chapter of their lives and be a part of writing their stories.
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Diane Warshofsky, MACC, LMFT, LPC, NCC

Diane WarshofskyDiane Warshofsky received her Master’s Degree in Christian Counseling from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Charlotte, North Carolina in 2012. She is a  Licensed Professional Counselor (#9697) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (#1701) in North Carolina, as well as a National Certified Counselor (#301224). Diane is a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and the American Association for Marriage & Family Therapists (AAMFT). Prior to joining RPC, she worked with a non-profit that provided professional & pastoral counseling in Winston-Salem, NC.

Diane’s clinical experience includes working with individuals (adolescents & adults), families, and couples (married & dating), as well as groups for women’s issues, grief, and families that are dealing with impact of addictions. She continues to work with clients who have struggled with grief/loss, mood disorders, addiction recovery (behavioral, substance abuse, co-dependence), post abortion recovery, life transitions and relational issues. Diane’s focus at RPC will be couples therapy.

Overall, it is always Diane’s goal to create a safe environment, which will allow her clients to grow in self-awareness and self-acceptance. Through the person-centered modality, she perceives people as resilient individuals who are physical, spiritual, mental, emotional and social beings who impact & are impacted by the environment and others around them. Her eclectic approach draws upon techniques from Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT), the Gottman Method, and  Motivational Interviewing (MI), as well as family systems and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Diane sees each client as a unique individual made in God’s image and his/her struggles from the perspective of God’s word. She considers herself an instrument of healing and believes in a redeeming God that has the power to heal the human heart.
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