Aisha El MA, NCC, LCMHC

Have you tried your best to hide how bad it’s gotten; do you really feel alone, overwhelmed and exhausted? Maybe life has given you hit, after hit, after hit.

Aisha’s own journey of overcoming obstacles gives her a unique ability to connect with her clients in an empowering way. Aisha shows her clients how to create an enjoyable life despite of a painful past and draining situations.

Aisha has a compassionate and calming presence. She brings fresh perspectives and powerful experiences through using expressive arts, CBT and EMDR in sessions. She has a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and is licensed as a professional counselor. She is also a certified REBT Life Coach and certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider for clients desiring a more natural holistic approach.

As a parent, Aisha understands the struggles you face with balancing parenthood, building a career, and maintaining a social life. She believes that adding yourself back to your priority list is key to “mental wealth.” Aisha specializes in helping teens, young adults and women. She enjoys helping them work through career, academic and postpartum challenges. She’s ready to help you. Reserve an appointment today!

Natasha Oates MA, EdS, LCMHC

It is painful to be in a relationship and still feel alone. Relationship stress can make it hard to sleep, focus at work and relax at home.

Are you feeling stressed out because of all the roles you juggle and all the people who are depending on you? Have you lost your passion and focus? Natasha Oates will help you learn ways to work through your relationship issues and life stressors.

Natasha is living proof that you can work to establish a healthy relationship despite of generations of dysfunction within family ties. She also understands the challenges that come with balancing roles as a wife, parent and business woman.

Natasha Oates connected her passion for healthy relationships and work/life balance with education by getting a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling. She an award-winning licensed therapist, keynote speaker and community programming facilitator. Natasha has worked with couples and professionals in private practice, EAP and conferences. She supports families locally in uptown Charlotte, NC and virtually online at The UP Company.

Natasha’s purpose of ending unhealthy family legacies is a reflection of what she continues to do in her own marriage. She is happily married to her husband of 13+ years and they are proud parents. Reserve an appointment today!

Keyonte Easter BA, MA, PCLC

Have you asked God, why He would allow you to go through so much? Why would He make you go through issues that others seem not to be able to understand?

Keyonte has been there. Through his own challenges he has learned how to successfully pick up the pieces to rebuild. He would like to help you do the same.

Keyonte cares deeply about helping others discover their dreams, pursue their visions and improve their lives. He doesn’t let mental health labels define him. Keyonte wants to help you break through any self doubt you’re experiencing that’s weighing heavy.

He has a bachelor degree in Psychology from East Carolina University and a Master’s Degree in Pastoral Counseling and Life Coaching from Liberty University.

You don’t have to hide what you’re going through anymore, it’s too heavy and you deserve better. Reserve an appointment with Keyonte today!

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Aleina Peluso, Office Administrator

Aleina is a Maine native and graduate of Eckerd College in Florida with a degree in International Business and minor in Spanish – of which she is proficient, and Anthropology.
She’s worked in the restaurant & event industry and is a world traveler; she has spent many months traveling independently throughout South America, Europe, and Asia.
Aleina is an AmeriCorps VISTA Alumni and completed her service with the Portland Public Schools’ Multilingual & Multicultural Center in Community Outreach & Development.
Her areas of focus are grant writing, reporting, communications, events, and social media. She recently moved to Charlotte, NC with her husband and is a wonderful addition to the team at The UP Company.
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