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              IN LOVING MEMORY
                    LINDA LEECH
          11/4/1947 - 03/16/2021

Dr. Linda Leech was born in Cincinnati, OH.  She achieved a Master's in Counseling and a Ph.D. in Mental Rehabilitation Counseling.  She became at professor in University of South Carolina's Mental Rehabilitation program at the Master's level.  Dr. Leech opened her own private practice to offer Equine-Assisted Therapy in late 2010.  She was an LPC-Supervisor and assisted many aspiring counselors to achieve their licenses to practice in the state of South Carolina.  Dr. Leech was a co-founder of A New Tomorrow in 2016.



Tara

Tara L. Corbett MS, LPC, LPC-S, NBCC

Tara Corbett MS, LPC was born in Sumter, SC. Ms. Corbett is the Director of A New Tomorrow Behavioral Health Services. Ms. Corbett’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree and Masters of Science degree in Applied Clinical Psychology from Francis Marion University. Ms. Corbett specializes in working with children, adolescents, and adults with behavior, anxiety, and mood disorders. She also works with couples and families to improve interactions, communication skills, and bonds. 







Quenatta

Quanetta Jefferson MA, LPC, NBCC

Quanetta Jefferson  was born in Sumter, SC. She received her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Capella university. Quanetta began her career working at The Early Autism Project with children and adolescents with Autism. Quanetta specializes in working with children and adolescents who presents developmental disorders, anxiety, depression, behavioral issues, and self-esteem issues. Being a clinician, Quanetta is aware that counseling does not look the same for each individual. She strives to utilize diverse modalities and build strong rapport with every client. She believes that as long as one is ready to welcome change, change is obtainable. 



Sara

 Sara Anderson, MS, LPC, NBCC

Sara Anderson was born in Ohio and moved throughout her life due to her father serving in the United States Air Force and her husband serving in the United States Navy. Currently, Sara resides in Sumter, SC with her husband and three children. Sara earned her Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University in 2018 and Bachelors in Psychology from Winthrop University in 2010. Sara specializes in working with children, adolescents, and adults struggling with various anxiety disorders, depression, body-focused repetitive disorders, grief, self-esteem concerns, and trauma. She takes a person-centered approach to therapy, working collaboratively with the client in identifying their individual therapeutic needs and assisting in developing treatment plans to address these concerns using the best evidence-based approach. Sara recognizes it takes a lot of strength for someone to reach out for help and will do her utmost in helping to support each client in achieving their individual mental health goals.



D'Andra

D'Andra Scott, LPC-A

 D’Andra “Dee” Scott was raised in Sumter, SC and currently lives in Columbia with her husband and 5-year-old son.  Mrs. Scott earned her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from College of Charleston and her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northwestern University.  Mrs. Scott began her career in mental health working as a Behavioral Interventionist for an organization, providing behavior modification and family support for children and their families who experienced behavioral difficulties.  Her career further grew as she worked for hospitals, psychiatric treatment centers, and schools, providing counseling services, emotional support, behavior intervention, and group therapy with an emphasis on various topics to include social skills, coping skills, self-esteem, and anger management.  Mrs. Scott specializes in working with children, adolescents & families, but enjoys working with adults as well.  She uses a diverse range of treatment modalities, including but not limited to psychodynamic, person-centered, multicultural, and cognitive-behavioral therapies, depending on the needs of each individual client.  Mrs. Scott is a firm believer that 1) if you are willing to change, you will change, and 2) the therapeutic relationship is key in success in treatment.  Therefore, she strives to build a positive rapport with every single one of her clients while empowering them to see that change is possible in each of them, as long as they believe.



Kennedy

Kennedy Lucas, MA, LPC-A

Kennedy Lucas was born in Charleston, SC.  Mrs. Lucas completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Columbia College, SC in 2018. She is currently finishing her Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lenoir - Rhyne University, and is set to graduate December 2022. Kennedy is currently an intern, and enjoys working with children and adolescents dealing with depression, anxiety, behavior problems through play and art therapy.






Cheyenne

Cheyenne Chewning, MA, LPC-A

Cheyenne Chewning was raised in Greenville, SC and currently resides in Columbia. She graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2020 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Cheyenne is pursuing her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lenoir-Rhyne University and is expected to graduate in the summer of 2023. Cheyenne is currently an intern and enjoys working with children and adolescents.







Lee McNair

Lee McNair, MA, LPC-A

Lee McNair was born in Sumter, SC. Lee earned her Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University in 2023 and Bachelors in Psychology from the University of South Carolina in 2020. She enjoys working with children and adolescents dealing with depression and anxiety. Lee is committed to helping them learn how to better manage by developing healthy coping skills. Lee believes in taking a multidisciplinary approach to helping clients reach their goals because she recognizes that each client deserves a unique outlook on their counseling.






Roberto

Roberto Vazquez, MA, LPC-A

Roberto Vazquez was born in Puerto Rico and currently lives in Elgin, SC.  Mr. Vazquez's educational background includes a Bachelor degree in Biology from University of Puerto Rico and a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northwestern University.  He is currently an intern for A New Tomorrow in Sumter.  He enjoys working with adults, children, adolescents in anxiety and panic attacks, behavior problems, depression, grief and attachment.





Violeta

Violeta Lucas, MS, LMFT-A, CTP

Violeta Lucas was born and raised in Bulgaria. Later in life, she moved to the United Kingdom, where she studied and worked. While in England, she met her husband, who was stationed there with the United States Air Force. After he completed his tour, they received orders for the United States, where they currently live. Violeta earned a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Valdosta State University, United States and a Postgraduate degree in Counseling and Psychotherapy from Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom. Violeta works with individuals, couples and families who are 18 years of age and older. Her areas of interests are sexual trauma and incest, anxiety, life challenges, relationship challenges, immigrant integration/acculturation.

As a person-centered systemic therapist, Violeta takes a non-pathologizing approach to explore the systems/environment her clients are part of and how it contributes to the formation of their problem. She focusses on clients’ strengths, internal and external resources, values, and principles. Violeta’s gentle and collaborative approach, also helps her clients uncover unhelpful patterns, beliefs, and feelings, understand how to improve their relationship with themselves and others and find new coping skills to live their most authentic and fulfilling life. Violeta works to create a trusting relationship that will provide a safe space where her clients can feel accepted and understood.


Hannah

Hannah Cherewko, Intern

Hannah Cherewko was raised in Bluffton, SC. Hannah received her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Coastal Carolina University in 2020 and is expected to graduate with her Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Capella University this fall. Hannah's experience in the mental health field began working with adults in the prison system who struggled with mood disorders and suicidal ideation. She has grown to love working with adolescents and young adults as well. Hannah utilizes a person-centered approach with all her clients and believes mindfulness can greatly impact our mental health. Hannah helps her clients recognize their goals and is there to support them every step of the way.

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