Tanisha Whitley

Tanisha Whitley is a Licensed Resident in Counseling at Fountain of Hope Counseling Center. She earned her B.S in Psychology from Mississippi State University in 2005; MBA in Healthcare Management from American Intercontinental University in 2008, and her M.S in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University in 2022.

She has over 14 years of experience in the field of mental health. Her work has spanned from case management, supervising children and families involved in the foster care system, and family reunification. In addition to pursuing her residency hours, Tanisha has worked as a program manager for adults with intellectual disabilities providing services in their homes and in a community setting.

Tanisha is no stranger to adversity and has always had a passion for helping others in need. She specializes in helping others navigate concerns within many areas of their life to include depression and anxiety, difficulty communicating, being assertive, self-advocacy, finding balance, anger management, adjustment issues and self-esteem.

Tanisha’s treatment approach is more integrative and includes aspects of CBT, Person-Centered, Solution Focused, and Narrative Therapy. She is a believer of self-care and showing yourself compassion and grace on this journey called life.

One of her favorite quotes is “Take time to do what makes your soul happy.”
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Exciting Update: Additional New Location for Fountain of Hope

Dear Valued Client,
We are thrilled to share some exciting news with you! Starting September 1st, 2024, Fountain of Hope will be expanding our services to include a new location to better serve our community.

New Office Location:

Current Location: Western Branch Office:
Address: 3101 American Legion Rd, Suite 23, Chesapeake, VA 23321
Therapists: Angela Kennedy, Alyce Oxton, Frances Futrell, Amy Manns, and Pamela Collins

Additional New Location: Greenbrier Office:
Address: 860 Greenbrier Circle, Suite 411, Chesapeake, VA 23320
Therapists: Tracy Barbee, Haley Oxton, Briana White, Tanisha Whitley, Alexander Laroussi, Tara Porter, Anthony Bates, and Monica Daniels

Virtual Only:
Dr. Marche Gomes, Tyra Gomes, and Dena West

Important Information:
There will be no changes to our current operations in August. All appointments and sessions will continue as scheduled at our current location. Starting September 1st, 2024, please note the new locations for your therapist as mentioned above.
We encourage you to start planning for this transition. Our team will be reaching out to you with further details and to confirm your appointments at the new locations.
If you have any questions or need assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are here to ensure a smooth transition and continue providing you with the best possible care.

Thank you for your continued trust and support.