Mind-Body And Inner-Self Wellness
and Consulting LLC
Partnering with the community to offer HOPE since 2008
Trauma and PTSD
Visitation and Legal
We Give HOPE
Law-abiding and responsible citizens can make a community thrive. At Mind-Body And Inner-Self Wellness and Consulting LLC in Kew Gardens, New York, we strive to help people become productive members of the community through the following behavioral health and counseling services:
In 2008, we aligned with the Mind-Body and Inner-Self Mental Health Counseling PLLC to become a for-profit organization partnering with communities to offer comprehensive and individualized opportunities as well as HOPE:
Healthy healing for the mind, body, spirit, and soul
Opportunities and self-enlightenment for individual and community
Positive support through fostering independence
Elevation from a current state of being
We are vested in partnering with individual and community stakeholders to enhance families, behavioral health, and legal conditions, as well as treat addictions. Our organization also strives to promote healing through safety within the communities that we share.
Professional Certifications and Licenses:
Felicia Ivey, Executive Director PhD, LMHC, SAP, CAMS-II , CASAC (Ret.)
Felicia Ivey is Organizational Administrator, Adjunct Professor, trainer and clinician with more than 25 years of experience working with mental health and substance dependence disorders in various settings. She has proven leadership skills, including organizational supervision and compliance management, curriculum trainings and community outreach. Felicia has extensive experience and success with organizational reviews by monitoring agents.
Felicia has spent much of her career developing teams and partnering with community steak-holders to achieve long term positive outcomes. At this current time, much of her focus has been dedicated to the treatment of those suffering from addictions, the LBGTQ community, trauma and readjustment to civilian status from military careers.
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Featured Therapist: Christopher Rizzo, MS, MHC-P
Christopher is a mental health counselor with experience working with diverse populations including the needs of the LBGTQ community. He has worked with mental health and addictions in various settings. Christopher specializes in depression, anxiety disorders, phobias, trauma, relationship and marriage issues, emotional disturbance and other life stressors. He is a highly skilled Adjunct Professor and clinician with a primary therapeutic approach in cognitive behavioral therapy.
Featured Therapist: Kirk Rooks, MS, CASAC
Kirk is a mental health clinician with more than 15 years of experience working with mental health and substance dependence disorders in various settings. He utilizes Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to achieve measurable results.
Kirk treats the needs of those who suffer with mood conditions, relationship stressors, minority related concerns, trauma and addictions. Kirk is experienced with working with teams and he leads a diverse ACT team right here in the New York City.
Featured Therapist: Anita Hopson, MS, LMSW
Anita is a licensed Social Worker. After graduating from Yeshiva University in 2015, Anita took a variety of job opportunities in and out of the clinical field in order to get a better understanding of her work and her impact on her future clients. After losing her sister to Colorectal cancer in 2017, she decoded to change careers altogether and spent two years working as a preschool teaching assistant; where she learned the art of listening and talking to children ages 4 and under.
In 2019, Anita took a job at Hartwick College, in Oneonta, NY where she began to better understand the development of the young adult mind and how it is affected by certain environments. After losing her mother to COVID-19 in February of 2021, Anita decided to apply to the SUNY University at Albany Ph.D in Social Work program where she is interested in studying the development of Narcissistic Personality Disorder in individuals from birth into middle adulthood.
Anita is an avid lover of performing arts and spends her free time listening to, singing along with, and dancing to all styles of music, and loves to use that in her practice with clients.
Featured Therapist: Mona Suhail, MSW, LSW
Mona is a licensed social worker with experience in client-centered counseling, bio-psycho-social assessments, and trauma-informed care. She has experience in providing behavioral/mental health treatment services to children, adolescents, adults, and families experiencing emotional and behavioral challenges, depression, anxiety, family conflict, and distress.
She understands clients' specific needs and their families from various cultural, ethnic, and other diversified backgrounds. She is eager to assist clients with meeting goals by facilitating treatment, assistance, and counseling services.
Mona enjoys nature and music in her free time and believes that they are an essential source for healing our mind and body.
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