alida_mason Alida S. Mason, LCSW, LPC

Alida Mason is a board certified Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Professional Counselor, awarded from the North Carolina Social Work Board and the North Carolina Counselor Board. She is the founder and co-owner of The Haymount Institute for Psychological Services, with three locations serving Fayetteville, Hope Mills, and Raeford North Carolina. She has 30+ years of experience in cognitive behavioral interventions for a multitude of psychological and social environment health conditions. Her specialties include women’s issues, couples therapy, terminal illness coping / bereavement for adults and children, post traumatic stress interventions for military families /Department of Defense (DoD) personnel, and personal growth strategies for women. Training includes family constellation work, clinical hypnosis, bipolar disorder management, and marital conflict disintegration intervention. Alida has devoted a great number of hours to community involvement through public speaking engagements involving women’s diversity issues, family advocacy and weight loss seminars. The Haymount Institute has earned its distinction in private practice through the delivery of professional services and is nationally recognized by the Association of Psychology Post Doctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC).

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E. Carol Franco, LCSW

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Nancy Van Hook1 Nancy Van Hook, LPC

Nancy Van Hook is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from Methodist University and a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Webster University. She enjoys working with women, of all ages in Individual Therapy and with Couples, of all sexual orientations, experiencing challenges in their relationships.Her goal is to provide a safe, supportive, non-judgmental, and productive place to work through issues and to help bring balance and joy to your life. Nancy uses Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Person Centered Therapy, Mindfulness, Hypnotherapy, and Relaxation Therapy, to guide you through the difficult situations you may find yourself experiencing.


Alan Ingram, LPC, LCAS

Alan Drake Ingram has over 16 years counseling experience. His experience includes the schools, adolescent group homes, clinical settings, a nonprofit organization for court appointed youth, as a bereavement coordinator and in private practice. Alan received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from Fayetteville State University in 1992.  He was awarded a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree in school counseling from Campbell University, Buies Creek, NC in December 1999.

He is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a National Certified Counselor and a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist. Alan incorporates a client-centered, empathic, and holistic approach to therapy. He has experience with younger children in the areas of ADHD, Conduct Disorder and Oppositional Defiance. His experience with difficult adolescents and at-risk youth includes anger management, autism, sexual and gender identity issues, self-esteem, coping skills and suicide. As a twenty year veteran of the US Air Force, he has expertise in dealing with military members and their families with PTSD, family reunification and reintegration issues, and grief counseling. Alan also works with substance abuse and addiction problems.

His philosophy on therapy is simple. Build trust and rapport with the client, and if you are honest with them and they are honest with you then the “therapy” will take care of itself. Remember, you don’t have to be good to start, just start to be good.




Jana Armstrong, LCSW

Jana Armstrong is a board certified Licensed Clinical Social Worker as well as a Licensed School Social Worker. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication Studies and Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She has over 9 years of combined experience in behavioral and mental health including: counseling, school social work, comprehensive clinical assessments, psychotherapy, crisis intervention, case management, and community support. Jana utilizes multiple therapy perspectives including Solution-Focused, Trauma-Focused CBT, Structural Family Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Behavioral and Cognitive-Behavioral Models, Play Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. She began her career working with the military population and continues to work with military personnel and their families. Jana is a Licensed School Social Worker with experience in addressing a multitude of mental health diagnosis that impacts a child’s education. Jana works with adults, children, and adolescents in individual, family, and marital therapy. She specializes in working with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Depression, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Anxiety, Borderline Personality Disorder, Trauma, and Bipolar Disorder.


Lisa Hemstreet, LPA

Lisa Hemstreet earned her Master of Science degree in Educational Psychology and Statistics in 1990 from the State University of New York at Albany and her Master of Art with High Distinction in Marriage and Family Counseling from Liberty University in 2014. Lisa has over 24 years of experience working with children and adults. She is a Health Services Provider-Licensed Psychological Associate through the North Carolina Psychology Board and has been licensed since 1992.
Lisa has interest and experience in working with a variety of clients and presenting issues to include depression, anxiety, women’s issues, relationship difficulties, anger management, parent-child conflicts, low self-esteem, and ADHD.
Although Lisa’s approach to therapy is family systems, person-centered, cognitive-behavioral and solution focused, building rapport and determining client’s strengths, resources, and supports is important in developing the therapeutic relationship and helping the client make positive changes.

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Jaime Jenkins, LPC

Jaime Jenkins is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor in NC. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from North Georgia College and State University in 2004 and a Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri in 2007. She has been licensed since 2009 and has over 13 years of experience working with children, teenagers, and adults within the mental health community. Mrs. Jenkins specializes in children (4-12), adolescents (13-19), and adults (20-55).

Mrs. Jenkins specialties and experience include working with the military population specifically with spouses/children, and active duty service members who have adjustment issues related to deployments, reunification, blended families, grief, marital conflicts, and infidelity issues along with PTSD and Trauma Related Disorders. Other areas of specialty include Impulse-Control, Conduct disorders, ADHD, Anxiety/Depression disorders, Bipolar and Schizophrenia, Psychosis, Mood and Personality disorders and Sexuality related Issues (Transgender Identity, gay/lesbian issues, bisexual issues).

Treatment orientation includes- client centered play therapy, CBT, family systems, motivational interviewing, solution-focused therapy, and multicultural therapy.


Karen Soutullo, LPCA

Karen graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (B.A. Psychology) and Fayetteville Stated University (M.A Psychology) and completed her internship at the Haymount Institute. Karen works with children, adolescents, teenagers and adults in individual, family and marital sessions. She works with clients at different stages of life, with diverse backgrounds, and of any sexual orientation. Karen uses empirically supported methods of therapeutic interventions including REBT, DBT, relaxation techniques, and play therapy interventions with a foundation of person centered therapy.


Nadia Haughton, LPCA, LCASA

Nadia has experience working with clients from all walks of life who are dealing with anxiety, depression, trauma, women’s issues, addiction, and those dealing with general difficulty dealing with life’s ups and downs. Nadia’s approach to therapy integrates several different therapeutic theories, styles, and techniques to include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Person-Centered Therapy, depending on what best fits the client’s needs and situation. Nadia provides psycho-education and assists clients in learning relaxation techniques and coping skills. Nadia’s goal is to provide the client with a safe environment that provides an opportunity for growth and exploration in which they can better understand themselves and how they relate to the world around them.

Nadia earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology as well as a Master of Arts degree in Psychology from Fayetteville State University, and completed her internship at Methodist University’s Center for Personal Development.


Matthew Turner, LCSWA

Matthew Turner is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate. Matt employs a variety of evidenced-based approaches in the treatment of children, adolescents and adults who are experiencing Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Adjustment Disorder, Conduct disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Personality Disorders and Trauma. Matt utilizes a variety of psychotherapeutic approaches to assist clients including: Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Parent Child Interaction Therapy, Play Therapy and Psychodynamic approaches.

He received a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington and a Master of Social Work from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Matt completed his MSW internship at the University of Michigan Family Assessment Clinic, where he received recognized trainings and direct supervision utilizing Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy TF-CBT. Matt continues to utilize a trauma informed approach when assessing and treating clients.


Valerie Sinclair, LPC

Valerie Sinclair is a Licensed Professional Counselor.  She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, a Master’s of Science Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Southern Christian University and a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Development from Webster University.

Valerie has been working in behavioral and mental health for over 17 years. Valerie is experienced in working with individuals (children and adults), families, and couples.  The most common theories used are Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Structural Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Family Systems.  Valerie has a wealth of knowledge in working with clients who experience Conduct Disorders, Attention-Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders, Bi-Polar Disorders, Depressive Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Personality Disorders, Trauma, Family Conflict, Parenting Skills, and Anger Management.

Valerie believes that everyone deserves to be physically, emotionally and spiritually healthy.


April  Keen, LPCA

April is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and graduated from Liberty University with a Master’s degree in Professional Counseling. April holds the therapeutic relationship that exists between therapist and client in the highest regard, believing that a trust-filled relationship is the foundation for healing and change. She takes an eclectic theoretical approach to counseling, adapting to the client’s needs. April works with individuals of all ages, specializing in anxiety, depression, mood disorders, grief, adjustment issues, anger management, sexual and physical abuse, and addiction. Faith-based counseling is also available upon request.

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Sarah Mulhaul, LCSWA

Sarah received her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from the University of Mary Washington and holds a Masters in Social Work from the University of Southern California.  Her studies focused on treatment for Families and Children with a minor in Military Social Work.

Sarah enjoys working with a broad spectrum of individuals from ages 4 to later adulthood.  Her specialty includes treatment children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder, Anxiety, Depression, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Physical abuse, Sexual abuse, Neglect and other trauma related disorders through a number of evidence based practices including play therapy.


Elizabeth Monge, LPA

Elizabeth Monge is a Licensed Psychological Associate (LPA) Health Services Provider-Psychological Associate (HSP-PA) through the North Carolina Psychology Board. She earned her Baccalaureate degree in Sociology and her Master’s degree in Psychology from Fayetteville State University. Elizabeth completed her internship at the Autism Spectrum Clinic at the Haymount Institute for Psychological Services.


Elizabeth has experience and interest in working with children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder, Anxiety, Depression, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Physical abuse, Sexual Abuse, Neglect and other trauma related disorders. Elizabeth utilizes a variety of therapy approaches in her work with clients including: Client Centered Play Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.


Keyana Williams, LPC

Keyana earned her Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from North Carolina State University in 2014.  She is a  Licensed Professional Counselor #11019.  Prior to graduate school, she attained a Bachelor of Arts in English and Creative Writing from Rhodes College in Memphis, TN. She also minored in Gender and Sexuality studies.   During her  undergraduate studies, she was a Peer Counselor at the Rhodes College Women’s center, which specializes in rape crisis counseling and suicide prevention. During graduate school Keyana was an intern with the Art Therapy Institute of North Carolina in Carrboro where she  conducted individual and group art therapy with refugees from Burma.  While at North Carolina State University, Keyana focused on multicultural identity development, expressive and strengths based therapies, GLBTQ concerns, and  gender issues in counseling.  Most recently, she worked with Coastal Carolina Neuropsychiatric Center in Jacksonville, North Carolina working with the Telepsychiatry program, conducting crisis assessments, substance use assessments,  and providing  individual therapy services to clients with various clinical concerns.  She utilizes an integrative therapy approach including person-centered, cognitive behavioral, interpersonal, solution focused and expressive therapy techniques.    Her  goal is to provide  a safe and supportive space to cultivate and promote growth, coping skills, insight, and self-awareness.  Keyana has  experience working with the following concerns:  depression, grief, anxiety, dual diagnosis mental health and substance use disorders, Bipolar Disorder and other mood disorders, bullying, identity development, self esteem, LGBTQ concerns, trauma, psychotic disorders, adjustment disorders, codependency,  life transitions, and developing coping skills to deal with life’s stressors. When she is  not promoting mental wellness and building courage in her clients Keyana enjoys reading, kettlebell, zumba, yoga, and spending time with her family.

Holly Van Dyke, MSW, LCSWA

Holly is a Licensed School Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate in North Carolina. She has gained a wealth of experience addressing numerous mental health diagnoses and stressors that can impact a child’s education.  She has 10 years of experience working with children, teenagers, and adults within the mental health community.

She received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from North Carolina A&T State University, her Bachelor of Social Work and Masters of Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. While completing her masters degree, Holly gained clinical experience at the UNCP student services center, Southeastern Regional Medical Center (psychiatric inpatient unit), and at a local substance abuse clinic providing individual and group therapy.

Holly’s specialties and experience include working with the military population, PTSD, Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder, Anxiety, Depression, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Impulse-Control, Mood Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, self-harm, gender-identity, and life transitions. She uses a variety of treatment approaches such as CBT, family systems, motivational interviewing and solution-focused therapy.

Anna Schumacher, LCSWA

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