Latasha Brown Baird

Latasha is the founder and owner of Brown Clinical Services.  Latasha received a Master of Education degree in Agency Counseling & Development in May 1994 from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology in December 1992 from University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC.

Latasha provides clinical and administrative oversight to the group practice. She is a  licensed counselor and supervisor in SC and NC (SC 3502; SC 4286, NC S7115).  Latasha has been providing professional, clinical services for over 30 years.

Latasha is driven by her passion to help others as well as remove the stigma associated with mental/behavioral health services.   Latasha believes we all experience challenges in life and having support available can be crucial to coping positively and facilitating change that leads to you living your best life possible.   

                                                    Dr. Chris Crosby

Dr. Chris P. Crosby is a Licensed Professional Counselor (7285). Chris has long been blessed with a passion for helping people.  She grew up in York County, SC, and worked over 35 years at York Technical College as Department Manager and Professor in the Business Administration Department. The strong desire to help hurting people became her life’s focus in her academic career as well as in her church environment. Realizing that helping others was her gift from God, she decided to prepare herself as a counselor by pursuing a Masters in Christian Counseling-Women’s Emphasis (2008) and a PhD in Biblical Counseling (2012) from Trinity Theological Seminary. Chris continued her goal toward full licensure by completing a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health from Winthrop University in 2016. Then she spent 3 years in the Counseling and Support Services Department of York Technical as a Student Development Counselor.

She has touched thousands of lives during her teaching and counseling experience.  She was founder and director of the Phenomenal Young Ladies Club, Inc. (PYLC), which helped teenage girls to develop character, set career goals and develop Christian values. Chris is also co-founder of Living for Jesus Family Life Ministry, a non-profit ministry that helps hurting individuals (primarily women) and couples.   She has done volunteer counseling at Palmetto Women’s Center, Wayne T Patrick Hospice House and Agape Hospice all in Rock Hill.

Chris’ focus on the treatment of depression, anxiety, stress management, anger/conflict resolution, couples/marital counseling, pre-marital counseling, grief/loss counseling and group counseling. Chris enjoys working with women and couples.

Chris utilizes several clinical approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Mindfulness, Christian Counseling and Couples/Marriage Counseling and approaches to help clients overcome debilitating challenges they face in life.

Chris is a spiritually driven person and is very active in her church. She is married and has 4 children and one grandson.

                                                        Tessa Crawford 

Tessa is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (7578). She spent the majority of her youth in York, South Carolina. She graduated with a B.S. in Psychology from the University of South Carolina in 2015. After graduating, she worked at a non-profit clinic in Columbia for children with neurodevelopmental disorders where she was inspired to further her education. She earned her M.S. degree in Clinical Psychology at Augusta University in 2019. She then worked under supervision of a licensed psychologist, conducting comprehensive psychological evaluations with children and adolescents and therapy/biofeedback services with individuals of various age groups.

Tessa currently provides assessment and therapy services to address various mental health concerns, including depression, anxiety, trauma, social skills, neurodevelopmental disorders, etc. She utilizes a variety of therapeutic approaches to tailor treatment to meet each individual’s unique needs. She views therapy as a journey for which individuals may have a safe space to set goals that help them reach their potential. She believes in mental health as being preventative health, and that as people pursue mental health goals, these effects will spill over to positively influence other aspects of overall wellbeing.

Laurie Grove

Laurie is a Licensed Professional Counselor (#8575) in South Carolina, a National Certified Counselor (#628605) and a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate (#A11821) in North Carolina.  She pursued her mental health educational requirements and counseling experience part-time, while also working full-time.  Laurie utilizes a Person-Centered and Cognitive Behavioral approaches, while incorporating mindfulness strategies, grounding techniques, role play, sand tray and play therapy with children. Laurie’s specialties include depression, anxiety, grief, trauma, and panic attacks.  Laurie is a 2015 graduate of Winthrop University with a Master of Education degree in Mental Health Counseling.

Laurie is a Pennsylvania native, but she and her husband have called Rock Hill, SC, their home for almost 10 years.  Prior to moving to South Carolina, Laurie completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration/Management from Clarion University of Pennsylvania on a part-time basis while working full time; and a Master of Arts degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) in 1999.  While working in various positions in colleges and universities, Laurie noticed a need for students to have mental health support and resources; and the organizations where she worked did not have the budgets to provide these services.  This was very evident when she worked with students in a TRIO program at Allegany College of Maryland, a two-year school that provided opportunities for first generation, low income, and disabled students in a very depressed economy. Therefore, Laurie decided to prepare herself for a Mental Health Counseling career so she could work as a counselor following retirement. Laurie’s work experiences are varied and include, but not limited to directing a program for deaf and hard of hearing students from Latin America and Mexico, serving as an academic advisor for a TRIO program, Director of Career Services, and as a university academic advisor.  Laurie’s career endeavors have always involved helping people in some capacity.     

Dewanda Coard

Dewanda Coard is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (8448) in South Carolina. She completed her Master’s Degree in Professional Mental Health Counseling from Webster University in Sumter, SC.

Dewanda is passionate about meeting individuals where they are and supporting them on their journey towards hope and healing. Her goal is to help clients reach their full potential by identifying their strengths and developing self-awareness. Dewanda has over 15 years of experience working in vocational rehabilitation counseling, substance abuse, infectious disease, community-based services, and mental health services.

In her spare time, Dewanda enjoys outdoor activities, traveling, reading and spending time with family and friends.

Thedosia Williams

Thedosia is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (#8476). She grew up in Whiteville, NC.  She is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, NC with a Bachelor degree in Psychology and Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling. Thedosia has a background in working with children and adults. She has over 14 years of experience working in mental health, and with individuals with developmental disabilities. Thedosia is passionate about helping others. Thedosia utilizes Person Centered and Cognitive Behavioral approaches. It is her goal to assist clients with developing effective coping skill, processing thoughts and feelings, changing harmful or unhelpful thinking, and discovering more about themselves, etc. 

Thedosia enjoys spending time with friends and family and going on vacations.