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About Woodbridge Therapy Group

Established over a decade ago, we originally opened as Prince William Family Counseling to provide our community with trustworthy therapy services in a safe, welcoming environment. In 2015, the agency was purchased and took on new ownership, and we became Woodbridge Therapy Group. With the change in ownership, we have expanded our number of providers, added more services, and renewed our investment in the community.

Mental Health Counseling Sessions for a Peaceful State of Mind

Counseling and therapy are both great ways to work through problems that you may not be aware of, help you gain insight into ways to deal with these issues, and dedicate time to release any stress you may be keeping inside yourself. Our providers use a variety of therapy approaches and will determine which should be used based on your individual set of needs.

From a practice perspective, we also approach care from a holistic, person-in-environment lens, appreciating all dimensions of the person, including their dynamic in mind, body, and spirit. Whether you’re dealing with the loss of a family member, stress, or depression, our providers will work one-on-one with you in a safe setting and provide you with a friendly ear that listens and never judges.

Our Psychologists

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Hemini Naik, Psy.D. & CEO of Woodbridge Therapy Group
Dr. Naik is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Virginia. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from The College of William and Mary and went on to earn her master’s and doctorate degrees from the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Washington D.C. campus. Dr. Naik provides individual, group, family, and couples counseling with children, adolescents, and adults. She also completes psychological and psychoeducational assessments. Dr. Naik takes an integrative approach to treatment, involving psychodynamic, CBT, DBT, and Family Systems-oriented approaches.
Melanie Morales, Psy.D. & Clinical Director (Bilingual)
Dr. Morales is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Virginia and North Carolina and a member of the National Register of Health Service Psychologists who provides psychological testing and evaluation services for children, adolescents, and adults. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Allegheny College and went on to earn her Master’s and Doctorate degrees from the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Washington D.C. campus. Dr. Morales has worked with children, adolescents, and families in a variety of settings including psychiatric hospitals, community mental health clinics, and private practice. She has extensive experience conducting psychological assessments and evaluations in both English and Spanish for a variety of concerns for individuals ages 4 and older. Additionally, she has devoted several years to working with Latinx and other diverse populations, and training novice level clinicians on issues of diversity, advocacy, and the cultural adaptation of clinical interventions. Dr. Morales provides psychological testing/assessment in the following areas: attention deficits, adaptive functioning, autism spectrum disorder, behavioral concerns, communication disorders, competency/guardianship of older adults, diagnostic clarification, early entrance to kindergarten, IQ testing, intellectual disability, learning disabilities, memory deficits, mood disorders, and pre-surgical bariatric evaluations.

Dra. Morales es una Psicóloga Clínico con licencias en Virginia y Carolina del Norte y es un miembro del Registro Nacional de Psicólogos de Servicios de Salud que brinda servicios de pruebas psicológicas y evaluaciones para niños, adolescentes y adultos. Obtuvo su bachillerato en psicología de Allegheny College y obtuvo su maestría y doctorado de la American School of Professional Psychology en Argosy University, Washington D.C. campus. La Dra. Morales ha trabajado con niños, adolescentes y familias en una variedad de ambientes, incluyendo hospitales psiquiátricos, clínicas comunitarias de salud mental y consultorios privados. Tiene una amplia experiencia en evaluaciones psicológicas tanto en inglés como en español para una variedad de problemas e inquietudes para personas de 4 años en adelante. Además, ella ha dedicado varios años a trabajar con poblaciones latinos y otras poblaciones diversas, y entrenar a clínicos de nivel principiante en temas de diversidad, apoyo, y adaptación cultural de intervenciones clínicas. La Dra. Morales proporciona pruebas y evaluaciones psicológicas en las siguientes áreas: déficits de atención, funcionamiento adaptativo, trastornos del espectro autista, problemas de conducta, trastornos de la comunicación, competencia/tutela de adultos mayores, clarificación diagnóstica, ingreso temprano al kínder, discapacidad intelectual, problemas de aprendizaje, deficiencias de memoria, trastornos del estado de ánimo y evaluaciones para cirugía bariátrica.

Naomi Peyerl, PhD
Naomi Peyerl, PhD, is a licensed psychologist. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology and health from Concordia College in Minnesota and her master’s and PhD from the University of North Dakota. She treats adolescents (age 16 and up) and adults using psychotherapy. She treats individuals who are struggling with stress, depression, anxiety, OCD, bipolar disorder, body image issues, or trauma.

She also has special interests in health psychology and enjoys working with people who are dealing with health issues such as chronic pain, diabetes, or chronic illness. She uses an integrative approach to therapy and will tailor psychotherapy to fit individual needs. She is experienced in cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based therapies, acceptance and commitment therapy, and supportive therapy.

She conducts psychological and psychoeducational assessments for children, adolescents, and adults.

She sees clients via Telehealth.

Angela K. Obeng, M.Phil., MA, Psy.D.

Angela is a PsyD., Resident Clinical Psychologist, with extensive experience in providing holistic, integrative psychotherapy services to children, individuals, and their families. She also has experience working with victims of abuse and culturally diverse clients. She is committed to and interested in the total wellbeing of an individual as well as their family. Hence, she works from a strength-based approach, focusing on both the historical bases of current difficulties and how to cope effectively in the present. She has past and continuing experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and couples in diverse populations and settings with behavioral and social problems. She is specifically interested in fostering growth within a child/adolescent while enabling them to be their best in all areas of their lives.

Angela is a graduate of American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Washington D.C. Campus. She provides individual, family, and couples therapy in a supportive, respectful, and compassionate environment geared towards one attaining an understanding of self, recurrent behaviors patterns, and relationships. She also conducts psychological evaluations for children and adults to assist in treatment planning and intervention (IEPs and 504 plans). Angela is originally from Ghana in West Africa and is married with four children. She loves soccer, the outdoors, cooking, and playing with her children.

Specialty areas:

Children ages three years and up with behavioral problems, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, anxiety and depression, childhood trauma or grief.
Adults with relationship problems, stress-related disorders, anxiety, depression, and couples.

Clinical Orientation:

Integrative with Psychodynamic, CBT, Family Therapy orientation and Solution-focused techniques, Play and Sand Tray therapy techniques, Gottman Method marriage counseling (level 1) trained. Angela believes in the uniqueness of every individual, hence she strives to tailor treatment per each individual or couples’ needs.

Psychological Evaluations:

Diagnose or rule out ADHD, Autistic Spectrum disorder, anxiety, and mood-related disorders, learning or behavioral disabilities.

Our Therapists

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Corrie M. Avila, LCSW, CCTP, BC-TMH, Director of Telemental Health
Corrie Avila is a Board Certified Telemental Health psychotherapist and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has 12 years of field experience with children, adolescents, and adults. She sees clients for varying reasons; examples include depression, anxiety, trauma, military transition stages, military combat trauma, attention concerns, grief/loss, life changes, and postpartum depression/anxiety. Corrie believes therapy should be a collaborative effort between the client and the therapist, often utilizing empowerment, mindfulness techniques, psychoeducation, and relaxation skills. Many of the therapeutic interventions done in-office can also be done via Telemental Health, and Corrie is well-versed in the most up-to-date Telemental health practices.

Corrie attended Florida State University and graduated with her master’s degree in Social Work (MSW). After obtaining her MSW, she went on to achieve a specialization in trauma, becoming a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. Corrie is also trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). EMDR is an evidenced-based treatment methodology that has been proven effective in treating PTSD and trauma. Corrie’s theoretical approach is based on a framework of trauma-informed care and cognitive-behavioral therapy. Corrie uses a systems perspective and has a diverse background that enables her to connect and build rapport with her clients quickly and efficiently.

Corrie has practiced in a variety of settings, including private practice, telemental health, military, school social work, domestic violence (including in-shelter), outreach crisis centers, community mental health, hospital social work, home health, and hospice.

Patricia Crosby, Med. LPC, Bilingual Licensed Professional Counselor

Ms. Crosby uses a culturally sensitive and non-judgmental approach to counseling Hispanics. She helps clients identify their own strengths to cope with problems effectively. Her creative and solution-focused approach supplies clients with the tools they need to regain control of their lives. She challenges clients to set new goals for the future instead of getting stuck on past problems. Ms. Crosby considers “self care” to be a critical first step towards feeling emotionally strong and learning to manage life challenges.

Ms. Crosby provides individual and couples counseling to clients dealing with acculturation issues, anger problems, anxiety, depression, academic problems, lack of social skills, interpersonal challenges, ADHD, parenting, and divorce, among others. Psychoeducational classes are also available.

Ms. Crosby is a native from Peru. She graduated with honors as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist at the Ricardo Palma University, Lima, Peru, in 1996. She immigrated to the United States in 2001 and started working with at-risk youth, providing intensive counseling services for over 10 years. She obtained a master’s degree in Counseling / Community Agency track at George Mason University in 2012 (Honors). She is currently a Licensed Professional Counselor.

  • ACA Professional Member
  • Chi Sigma Iota Honor Society GMU
  • Guest speaker on Latino radio in DC Metro Area
  • Native Spanish Speaker
Jaime Parker, MSW, LCSW, Outpatient Psychotherapist

Jaime Parker is an Outpatient and Virtual/Telemental Health Psychotherapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Working primarily with adults, Veterans, First Responders, and families experiencing trauma, anger, stress, and anxiety, Jaime’s clinical interests concentrate on Posttraumatic Growth and Peripartum/Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMAD) for both mothers and fathers. Jaime is also a member of the Northern Virginia Postpartum Coalition at Sentara Hospital. Jaime holds her psychotherapy sessions in two capacities; working both in the Woodbridge office, and virtually where she holds her Telemental Health (TMH) sessions via a HIPAA secure platform. Of the many hats Jaime wears, she is also the Intern Coordinator at our Woodbridge clinic. Relocated from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Jaime has provided an array of outpatient services to clients with Serious and Persistent Mental Illnesses (SPMI), is a United States Army combat Veteran, a mom of two kiddos and enjoys gardening.

When asked about her therapeutic approach, Jaime describes herself as client centric. Absorbing a client’s specific learning style and therapeutic history, Jaime takes the time to understand what has not worked previously and focuses her time and efforts on what the client likes and what might work now. Overall, Jaime’s goal is to establish a mutual therapeutic rapport, to deliver solid evidenced-based therapies (EBT), and efforts to avoid wasting your time and money.

Samantha Orrell, LPC, NCC, LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR
I attended Old Dominion University and graduated with honors and a bachelors in Human Services. Upon receiving my degree, I worked at a domestic violence shelter and provided court advocacy and led groups for the survivors of domestic violence. I then went on to receive my masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University. I am currently a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC).

I see clients via Telehealth. In the counseling setting, I strive to create an authentic and genuine connection with my clients. I utilize a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Rogerian, and Mindfulness. I believe that this combination of approaches to therapy provides the client with a safe space in which they are given the opportunity to grow and challenge themselves while receiving unconditional support. I love helping my clients recognize and embrace their strengths as well as providing the psychoeducation and coping skills to help them relieve their distress. I have experience working with individuals, couples, and groups. I pride myself in working with teens, young adults, and adults helping them work through issues such as anxiety, depression, self-esteem, LGBTQ+ issues, relationships, domestic violence, stress, and much more.

We are currently accepting new patients. Reach out to us by filling out our patient registration through our portal. Please click here to fill out the forms.  Upon registration completion, we will then call you within 72 business hours to set up an initial consultation appointment. Our providers will determine if we are a good fit for your needs and start working on a potential treatment plan. We look forward to hearing from you!