Calming Wind Counseling Services, LLC is a group mental health private practice located at 9023 Forest Hill Ave in the Bon Air, VA area. We are a team of licensed mental health professionals who are driven to provide effective and humanistic counseling.
Through the use of evidence based practices Calming Wind Counseling Services providers utilize individual, couples, group, and family strengths to assist clients in building successful and enjoyable lives.
Calming Wind Counseling Services, LLC provides outpatient therapy, telemental health, clinical supervision, clinical consultation, and clinical education services. Through these services Calming Wind Counseling Services, LLC promotes the growth and development of clients, clinicians in training, and fellow clinicians.
Cortney Zeigler Ugalde, LPC
Executive Director; Co-Owner
Cortney is a passionate and motivated person centered therapist who pulls from the strengths of relationships to help clients’ develop motivation, and coping skills through the use of person centered therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and dialectical behavioral therapy. Cortney’s clinical experience working in group emergency foster care and community based mental health agencies has helped strengthen her passion for helping others develop respectful and caring relationships with each other.
Ashlyn Dimmick, LPC
Clinical Director & Therapist
Ashlyn is a licensed professional counselor with experience coming from community based services. Ashlyn has a experience with a wide variety of mental health needs, especially depression, anxiety, and trauma. She works with clients ages 13 and older, as well as families and couples. She emphasizes learning and using skills that are effective for each individual client to meet their goals. She uses a combination of person-centered, CBT, and DBT within a trauma-informed approach.
Joanna Smith, LPC
Therapist (Telehealth Only)
Joanna Smith is a licensed professional counselor dedicated to increasing access to mental health care by providing counseling services online. The therapy provided stems from a holistic theoretical orientation primarily based on cognitive-behavioral therapy and person-centered theory. Joanna has a relaxed, friendly approach and believes everyone is capable of experiencing more joy through simple, practical steps.
Ernest Swanson, LPC
Ernest is a licensed professional counselor who comes from a background working community mental health services such as mental health skill building in Southwestern Virginia. Ernest is passionate about helping others and is looking forward to helping those in his local area gain access to outpatient therapy services through telehealth.
Marjorie Barbour, LCSW
Marjorie Barbour is a Licensed Clinical Social worker. Marjorie has been working with at risk children and adolescents and their families for over 15 years. She has experience working with behavioral disturbances and their contributing factors such as depression, anxiety, ADHD and trauma. She has an extensive background in residential services and foster care for children and adolescents. As a trauma informed, LGBTQIA+ affirming clinician, Marjorie strives to meet the client where they are and help them reach their individual goals.
Christine Vazquez, ATR-BC
ATR-BC & Group Leader
Christine Vazquez is a ATR-BC who has years of experience of being a Licensed Professional Counselor in South Carolina. Christine is a Certified Mind Body Medicine Practitioner who loves encouraging others to use imagination and relaxation for healing. She has worked as an ATR-BC for ten years in many different settings.
Jonathan Ugalde, LPC
Executive Director; Co-Owner
Jon is a trauma informed, person-centered, and systemic therapist believing in the power our experiences and relationships have on us. Jon’s clinical experience has been with those who are going through “Life’s Transitions” while working in substance use clinics, wilderness programs, community based mental health agencies, and outpatient therapy practices.
Robin Fore Martin, LPC
Therapist & Board Approved Clinical Supervisor (Telehealth)
Robin Fore Martin is a licensed professional counselor who is certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and is a Board Approved Clinical Supervisor. Robin believes in meeting people where they are with their mental health and substance use needs while providing strategies and techniques to help them move in the direction of their choice.
Destiny Douglas, LPC
Destiny is a licensed professional counselor and certified substance abuse counselor who is passionate about cultural humility, as well as identity affirming and accessible mental health services. Destiny believes that the goal of therapy is to provide clients with a safe, nonjudgmental, and validating place to develop and enhance skills that increase clients’ capacity to cope with life’s ongoing stressors.
Hayley Dodd, LPC
Hayley Dodd is a Licensed Professional Counselor with extensive experience working with children, families, and adults in both private and non-profit sectors of the mental health field. She specializes in working with clients coping with trauma, issues of loss and change, anxiety, depression, and the essential human tasks of: self-development, growth in relationships, and discovering meaning and purpose.
Angela DeBoard, Resident in Counseling
Angela DeBoard is a Resident in Counseling. She graduated from Liberty University and has been practicing for two years. She has experience in working with clients who suffer challenges with depression, anxiety, ADHD, trauma, self-esteem, boundaries, and communication, just to name a few. She also has experience in working with adults and teens who have survived sexual violence and adults and children 5 + who have experienced domestic abuse.