Our Approach

Our philosophy to mental health and unhealth is quite simple: we believe all people deserve to experience as much fulfillment as this life can offer. We take a holistic and collaborative approach to understanding who you are, what you want in life, and what it will take to get there.

Our Story

A few friends with a shared passion for helping others, and hoping to somehow change the world for vulnerable and marginalized people. That's how we started this practice. That's how we came together to help people live their best lives.

Meet the Team

Since we're about to know a lot about you, it seems only fair to share a little bit about us.
Why? Because there is no way we would see a therapist until we understood who they are as a person!

Click on the links below to learn even more about each member of our team.

Wes Parks

Licensed Professional Counselor & National Certified Counselor

Wes has been working in the mental health field for fifteen years. He started his career in a high-profile forensic and clinical psychology practice before opening his own boutique practice. In his free time he loves reading, photography, politics, and collecting fountain pens.

M.S. Clinical Psychology, with Specialization in Neuropsychology

B.A. Psychology

Fees: $150 per session                                 Insurance plans not accepted.

Melina Wikoff

Licensed Professional Counselor - Intern Supervised by Deena Shelton, LPC-S

Melina's desire to help others started when she almost joined the ministry as a way to change the world. She is passionate about helping others explore who they are and thrive as their most authentic selves. Her secret indulgence is disco karaoke and Disney show tunes.

M.A. Counseling Psychology

B.A. Sociology

Fees: $75 per session                                 Insurance plans not accepted.

Susan Blanchard-Jones

Graduate Student, Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Susan is an ordained minister soon to complete her graduate studies in counseling. She is active in local social justice work for the trans community. As a former English teacher, she spends much of her free time reading. She also has an obsession with "Miranda" on the BBC.

M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling (in progress)

B.A. English

Fees: $40 per session                                 Insurance plans not accepted.


Next Steps...

Now you know some more about our awesome team. Contact us today to get started living your best life.