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Sharita Sivels, LCPC, LPC-Team-Member-One-Alkaline-Life-Waldorf-MD

Sharita Sivels

LPC , Clinical Director

We offer

Telehealth and In-Office Consultations.

We are now accepting Maryland Medicaid and Virginia Medicaid for mental health services

Sharita Sivels, LCPC, LPC

Mental Health Therapist in Waldorf, MD

Mrs. Sharita Sivels, LCPC, LPC, is the clinical director of One Alkaline Life, LLC in Waldorf, Maryland. As a therapist, Sharita works with individuals, couples, and families to improve communication, resolve conflicts, and address the side effects of a variety of mental illnesses. She provides services virtually through an online telemedicine platform to make mental health care accessible to everyone, regardless of their location.

After earning a bachelor’s degree in psychology at Frostburg State University in Frostburg, Maryland, Sharita stayed on to complete her master’s degree in counseling and psychology.

With more than 10 years of experience working in clinical mental health, Sharita is known for her patient-centered, holistic approach. She provides compassionate care for adults and children dealing with mood disorders, eating disorders, substance abuse problems, and trauma.

Sharita utilizes several advanced therapeutic techniques, including interpersonal therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and motivational therapy, to address issues that negatively impact a patient’s mental, emotional, and spiritual wellness.

She also has extensive experience helping people incorporate breathwork, meditation, and other mindfulness techniques into daily life to better manage stress. Sharita values the time she spends helping others live up to their potential, so they can enjoy happier, fuller lives.

Tammy Mackins-Hill

LPC, Clinical Supervisor

Tammy Mackins Hill, LPC, is a licensed professional counselor at One Alkaline Life, LLC, a telehealth practice specializing in mental health headquartered in Waldorf, Maryland. She is also a supervisor, a licensed addiction counselor in the state of South Carolina, and a certified grief counselor specialist.   
 
Tammy has over 17 years of experience working in mental health and substance abuse settings that include both inpatient and outpatient treatment facilities. Tammy’s passion is to empower and encourage individuals to overcome personal obstacles by learning about and applying healthy coping skills daily. Tammy believes each client is unique and different and should be exposed to a powerful individual experience in the therapeutic process. She understands that all clients possess strengths and abilities that she, as their therapist, can support. 
 
To schedule an appointment with Tammy and the team at One Alkaline Life, LLC, call the office or request one online today.

DaJia Johnson

LAC, LMSW, SAP

DaJia Johnson, LAC, LMSW, SAP, is a licensed master social worker at One Alkaline Life, LLC, a telehealth practice specializing in mental health headquartered in Waldorf, Maryland. DaJia is two time graduate of Grambling State University, where she earned a master’s degree in public administration, with a concentration in healthcare administration, and a master’s degree in social work. DaJia obtained her undergraduate degree from The University of Louisiana at Monroe, majoring in health studies with a concentration in management and marketing.

 
DaJia has been working in the social services field for about ten years, and 5 of those years have been in mental and behavioral health. In recent years, she has added the study of substance abuse/addiction counseling to her specialty. DaJia enjoys being able to assist those who are in need of finding a way out of the darkness. She specializes in helping patients between the ages of 15 and 45, with experience working with children and geriatric populations.
 
DaJia believes that we are all the masters of our fate and the captains of our souls, and with guidance and understanding, we all can reach new heights that once seemed impossible.

LaShondra Brown

MA, LMSW, CDP, CAGCS, FD

LaShondra Brown, MA, LMSW, CDP, CAGCS, FD, is a Licensed Master Social Worker at One Alkaline Life, LLC, a telehealth practice specializing in mental health headquartered in Waldorf, Maryland. She has 10 years of experience providing counseling to a variety of individuals in various settings.

She has an educational background from Northeast Texas Community College, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Webster University, and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, where she received her Masters in Social Work.

LaShondra has experience working with a variety of issues, including grief and loss, adjusting and navigating life changes, managing depression and anxiety, and changes in relationships. She is currently only accepting adult patients; 18 and over.

She believes meeting patients where they build a rapport that leads to the empowerment and growth of the patient.

Roberta Mcdonald

LMSW

Roberta McDonald, LMSW, is a licensed master social worker at One Alkaline Life, LLC, a telehealth practice specializing in mental health headquartered in Waldorf, Maryland.Roberta obtained her undergrad degree in social work at the University of North Carolina Wilmington after an honorable discharge from the Navy. She then completed her Masters of Social Work at Texas State University and quickly obtained her professional license in the state of Texas.
 
Roberta has a wide array of experience working in the mental health field, including working with children within child protective services, individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, inpatient unit group therapy, and the veteran population. As a Navy veteran, Roberta believes that she can better understand veterans and their family members’ struggles. Common struggles include substance misuse and isolation, but these are struggles that Roberta believes no one has to face alone.
 
Roberta utilizes both cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness to spur talk of positive change that can lead people to reach for something more for themselves.

Mercy Obour

LMSW

Mercy Obour has been working in the field of social work for 7 years. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University in Social Work in 2017. She decided to continue her education at Fordham University where she earned her Master’s degree in Social Work with a focus on children and families. Mercy has worked with individuals (adults and children from the age of 4) and families. She has experience with crises, substance abuse, behavioral issues, trauma, abuse-related issues, mood disorders, and psychosis.
 
Mercy is best known for her client-centered, cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, mindfulness, and strengths-based perspectives. She prides herself on getting to know and understand her clients as well as connecting with clients from different cultures and walks of life to help address and achieve goals. She believes “mental health is just as important as physical health” and wants to help all people, but predominantly brown and black communities to receive the healing they deserve.

Tiffany George

LPC-R

Hazel Branche

LMSW

Therapy is not a “one-size fits all!” Every person is unique, individual, autonomous and complex. I am a psychotherapist who values the willingness it takes for clients to engage in self-exploration. In my 10 years of practice, I make every effort to honor the therapeutic process by creating a safe, non-judgmental, comfortable and supportive space where clients can begin to feel empowered. I provide a thoughtful and sensitive approach to individuals, couples and groups dealing with issues related to: Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Relationships, Personality Disorder, Trauma, Couples Issue and more. I am dedicat