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Friendship blossoms out of connection and is an essential part of belonging. When true friendships are formed, we can be our authentic selves, we have positive emotions when around them, and we are empowered to be our best selves.

Josh Van Zweden is a licensed therapist with a Masters in Social Work certification and a certification in drug and alcohol counseling. He has worked in the field of addiction, helping people from various backgrounds, cultures, socioeconomic statuses, races, ethnicities, religions, genders, and ages. Josh loves being with people, meeting people, learning their stories, and, most importantly, helping. Josh is a person-centered, solution-focused counselor familiar with Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, positive psychology, and the PERMA theory of well-being
LaShawna Moyle is a full-time mental health counselor at WITCC. She has experience serving individuals from minority populations and diverse backgrounds, and she has worked with many individuals presenting with experiences of trauma. LaShawna utilizes a Person-Centered/Client-Centered (Rogerian) approach. She entered the mental health field because she believes this is where she is supposed to be. There is something about creating a safe space for people and being present for an individual to find his/her truth that she finds truly humbling, valuable, and rewarding.
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