Achor Clinician Directory

Coach Mel

You have dreams but don’t know how to bring them to fruition. You want to start a business but you don’t know where to start. You are overwhelmed with life so you just don’t do anything. You feel lazy and unmotivated. You want to go back to school and get your degree, but your life is too busy right now, at least that’s how you feel.

Well, Coach Mel wants you to know that you can, and you will. Why coaching, instead of counseling?

Mellonie Baldwin—Coach Mel—is a licensed Therapist, and Coach with her own successful practice, Achor Counseling & Associates LLC. She has helped hundreds of clients overcome adversity and attain their desired success. Through her counseling/coaching practice, she continues to help everyone reach their maximum potential.

Coaching addresses any combination of life and/or professional goals. It is focused on the present and is goal oriented.

Helena Washington

Helena Washington MA, LCDC

Helena Washington has worked in behavioral health for over 25 years. Finding her passion helping individuals and families heal from internal conflict, Helena honed her skills working with co-morbid health challenges. With a genuine heart, she focuses on wholistic mental wellness, addiction recovery, the impacted family and associated trauma. While utilizing best practices, striving for positive change, she prides herself on being a culturally sensitive clinician.

Her private practice, BraveBird Recovery & Wellness, PLLC,  focuses primarily on physical, mental and emotional wellness. Working closely with individuals and family systems, a holistic approach is utilized. Discovering internal and external harmony is always the goal.

Her coaching, training & educational wing of her practice is Helena Washington Consulting & Coaching. As a proud behavioral health and premier diversity & inclusion authority, Helena has structured programs, curricula, conducted dynamic trainings since 1999. “I enjoy helping others via powerful, thought provoking workshops! Breaking stigmas, appreciating differences, creating & strengthening a positive personal world view is what I take pride in!”

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Dr. Mia L. Johnson

Dr. Mia L. Johnson, LPC, LCDC, CSC

Dr. Mia L. Johnson is a successful psychotherapist, professor, public speaker and consultant. She is the founder of The Toolkit Project. Dr. Johnson graduated from Texas Southern University with a Doctorate in Counseling Education. In addition, she is a licensed psychotherapist, licensed chemical dependency counselor, state board certified school counselor, state board certified school teacher, and a certified lead-trainer in the delivery of Cognitive Behavioral and Substance Abuse interventions.

Her clinical experience entails working with adolescents and adults with a concentration in dual diagnosis and addiction. Dr. Johnson has worked with clients in various settings such as schools, agencies, hospitals, and correctional facilities. She offers counseling to address depression, anxiety, trauma, addiction, ADD/ADHD, and effective parenting strategies. In addition, she provides training to licensed clinicians and certified educators to provide them with the necessary tools to service clients and students who have mental health issues, substance use issues, and Section 504 accommodations.

Dr. Johnson is a professional member of the National Women of Achievement, Texas Counseling Association, the American Counseling Association, Chi Sigma Iota Honor Society, the Texas Association for Addiction Professionals, and the Texas Southern University College of Education Advisory Board.

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