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ABOUT

Cheryl is board-certified (BCN) in neurofeedback and has been practicing neurofeedback over the last 8 years. Cheryl’s approach to mental health is holistic; addressing the mind and body interconnectedness as well as the interpersonal relationships and spiritual features with the people she works with. 

 

She incorporates evidence based traditional and alternative therapies including cognitive behavioral and dialectical behavior therapy. Cheryl added ART ( Accelerated Resolution Therapy); a therapy that can rapidly reduce a person's symptoms and help them get unstuck.  She has level II training in ART. This therapy was born out of EMDR, it uses eye movements and typically is effective with fewer sessions than EMDR.

 

 She is active in ISNR and participates in ongoing education regarding neurofeedback several times a year. She mentors other professionals pursuing board certification throughout the United States and Canada via video. 

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Asking for help is the most difficult and strongest step that we can take. Ken would be honored to help you take that first step in your journey.

Ken is a Licensed Professional Counselor.  Some of his experience includes working with adults and adolescents in an acute inpatient setting and residential military unit for active duty and veterans. He has assisted clients in the treatment of anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and a variety of different disorders.

 

Ken’s therapeutic approach is collaborative and holistic, integrating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and Solution Focused Therapy. His approach can help in the treatment of anxiety, depression, self-esteem, life transition, stress management, and many different areas of concern. Ken is EMDR certified-  (Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) which is a fast and effective intervention.

 

Ken believes that everyone has the power within to heal themselves, but at times we all need some assistance to unlock this ability. Ken’s warmth helps create a safe, non-judgmental space, which will allow individuals to fully explore all aspects of their lives.

 

Ken assists individuals along their journey of healing, by helping to guide them to a new perspective creating insight to let go of what is no longer serving our true self. While providing nutrients for growth and clearer vision for a healthy fulfilling life.

 

Ken is married and has one child. He enjoys spending time with his family traveling, going to VCU basketball games, and watching his child play sports. Ken also enjoys gardening, tinkering in the garage, and home improvement projects.

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Marissa Resmini graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts from Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Music (her instrument focuses were the violin and classical guitar).  She is thrilled to be part of the Brainiac Wellness team as a Neurofeedback Technician where she provides neurofeedback  under Cheryl's supervision.  Marissa brings years of experience in both customer service and music education to help provide a welcoming environment for training sessions. She works in the Glen Allen office. 

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Michelle Jones is a  LPN  (Licensed Practical Nurse) who has extensive experience working with patients in the healthcare field.  She worked at the Veterans Administration for 20 years interpreting EKG rhythm and providing intervention.  She has a background working with individuals who have mental illness.  Her education also includes African American studies at Virginia Commonwealth University. Michelle's sense of humor and ability to bring comfort makes her a wonderful addition to the team.  

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Emiley's experience as a Chiropractic Assistant and Yoga Teacher (200 YTT), Trauma Informed (50 hr CEP August 2024), has taught her the immense importance of treating healthcare symptoms at the root cause - rather than providing band-aid solutions. She is extremely passionate about Stress Management and Trauma, as it is related to 90% of illnesses, according to the National Institute of Health. As Emiley pursues her education from the National University of Natural Medicine, she helps clients heal symptoms rooted in brain and nervous system health. Emiley's warm personality creates a happy and healing environment at Brainiac Wellness.

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