Magnolia Mental Health Owner and Psychotherapist Quinn Gee-Edwards

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Quinn Gee, LPC

Owner, Psychotherapist, Founder of Hey! Black Girl

Quinn Gee is from Clarksdale, MS, a current resident of Washington D.C, and began practicing psychotherapy in 2014. Quinn is an alumna of the University of Mississippi, holds a BA in Psychology and an MS in Professional Counseling. Quinn identifies as cisgender, queer, and uses the pronouns she/her. Quinn is also the founder of Hey! Black Girl, a division of MMH that focuses on the emotional, physical, and spiritual health of Black women.

Her areas of professional focus include women’s issues (such as relationships and codependency), intersectionality, healthy sexuality, gender identity, sexual orientation and race-based trauma. Quinn has devoted thousands of hours to working with marginalized persons, including private practice, mental health hospitals, and outpatient therapy services, since beginning her professional career in 2014.

Quinn uses a combination of modalities, including DBT, CBT, Narrative, Experiential, and Somatic therapy. She is a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA). She is listed in the NQTTCN networks as a competent LGBTQIA+ psychotherapist, and currently offers service through Open Path to make counseling affordable for all persons.

She has appeared on panels, shows, and podcasts due to her unique clinical approach to mental health and her stance on minority-related and intersectional issues. She has also been featured in minority and mental health friendly publications like The Mighty, Buzzfeed, and XO Jane. Quinn was a featured speaker for Explore More Summit 2018 and Bowie State University’s SAS Conference 2018. She is also an essayist in How We Fight White Supremacy: A Guide to Black Resistance.

Quinn’s goal is to bring awareness of stigmatized issues to marginalized communities.

Magnolia Mental Health Atlanta Chapter Office Manager Chloé Cook

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Chloé Cook, LMFT

Atlanta Practice Office Manager, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Chloé Cook is from Jackson, MS and has a BS in Accounting from Jackson State University. After a successful, but unfulfilling career as an accountant, Chloé decided to follow her life’s purpose and passion to become a psychotherapist. She received her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Capella University and began practicing in Atlanta, GA in 2014. Chloé recently completed her residency in Marriage and Family Therapy in Virginia and is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. Chloé identifies as cisgender, heterosexual, and uses the pronouns she/her, and is the Atlanta Office Practice Manager.

CHLOÉ CURRENTLY ONLY OFFERS TELEHEALTH SESSIONS (VIA SECURE VIDEO/PHONE).

Chloé helps individuals (11 & up) and couples with relationship/family issues (trust, infidelity, communication, etc.), LGBTQIA+ concerns, anxiety, depression, life transitions, an addiction recovery. Chloé specializes in couples and is in process of completing additional training in sex and intimacy-related issues for women and men, such as unmatched/low desire, non-conventional relationships and sexuality, erectile dysfunction, early/delayed ejaculation, orgasm difficulties, performance anxiety, orientation, and gender expression.

Chloé takes an integrative, strength-based approach to meet the needs of her clients’ lifestyles, experiences, and backgrounds. She incorporates motivational interviewing with emotionally-focused, solution-focused, narrative, cognitive-behavioral, and art therapy approaches; while also pulling from other evidenced-based and culturally sensitive therapy interventions. Chloé is based in the Atlanta office.

Chloé’s goal is to create an authentic therapeutic relationship, so that her clients feel safe, comfortable and motivated while reaching their goals in therapy and to ultimately live a balanced, healthy, and fulfilling life.

Bryant Woodford, Licensed Family and Marriage Therapist

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Bryant Woodford, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Bryant K. Woodford earned his Doctor of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Eastern University in Philadelphia, PA. Bryant’s doctoral studies emphasized clinical expertise in narrative therapy including training from the Vancouver School of Narrative Therapy in Vancouver, CA. While he is versed in several therapeutic modalities, the narrative therapeutic approach he utilizes targets marginalized persons as they seek to create new and more promising personal narratives for their lives. Bryant provides mental health services to groups, couples, families, and individuals.

Bryant also earned a Master of Divinity degree from Lancaster Theological Seminary in Lancaster, PA. Bryant has worked intentionally to integrate his theological and psychological training to help clients address both their spiritual and mental health needs. His integration of theology and psychology also lends itself to assisting queer clients with reconciling their spirituality with their sexuality. Bryant is based in the DC office.

Bryant is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and is currently practicing under the supervision of Quinn Gee, LPC. He has also ordained clergy with The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries (TFAM).

Jamy Drapeza

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Jamy Drapeza, LMSW

Licensed Master Social Worker

Jamy Drapeza is from Cerritos, CA, and holds a Master’s in Social Work from Columbia University. They proudly identify as a non-binary person of color and child of immigrants. Jamy specializes in life transitions, anxiety, depression, and LGBTQ+ issues with a focus on communities of color. Her practice is sex-positive and affirming of all gender identities, sexual orientations, and relationship forms. Their therapy experience is rooted in serving court-involved and formerly incarcerated youth, adults, and their families. Their therapy style is an eclectic mix of strengths-based, trauma-informed approaches, restorative practice healing justice, mindfulness, and mind-body-spirit work.

DeBrica Butler

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DeBrica Butler, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

DeBrica Butler is a LPC, native of Decatur, GA. She achieved her BS in Human Services from Shorter University and Masters in Marriage and Family therapy from Capella University. DeBrica has over 10 years of experience in the mental health field. She has worked with the Department of Juvenile Justice to provide substance abuse and anger management groups worked; and with the Department of Family and Children services providing support, coping, and parenting strategies to families experiencing neglect and trauma.

DeBrica has always desired to be a support for individuals and assist families with working through life’s complex issues, depression, anxiety, addiction, and trauma. DeBrica enjoys working with teen girls, women, couples, and LGBTQIA. She is a kink-friendly therapist that is passionate about working with clients to address sexual concerns, navigate poly and non-traditional relationships. DeBrica is an extremely passionate, empathetic, and supportive counselor. She believes in creating positive comfortable environments of self-expression and development for her clients.

DeBrica utilizes a variety of treatment modalities including Cognitive Behavioral, Narrative, Dialectical Behavioral, Solution Focused, and other Strength-based perspectives to identify the needs of clients and guide them to their desired outcome. DeBrica identifies herself as cisgender, heterosexual; utilizing pronouns she/her/hers

Dr. Akosoa McFadgion

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Dr. Akosoa McFadgion

Licensed Master Social Worker

Dr. Akosoa McFadgion is a licensed master social worker and research psychologist. With over 20 years’ experience, she has conducted research that examined child sexual abuse prevention, the intersection of HIV, Substance Abuse, and Domestic violence, and the prevalence of traumatic brain injuries among survivors of intimate partner violence. She continues to conduct research and training in healthy relationships, trauma, domestic violence, family violence, and how these factors influence the health of women and girls. She is also particularly effective in engaging communities to promote health and wellness for individuals, families, and social service organizations. Under the supervision of Wendy Alias, Licensed Independent Social Worker, Dr. McFadgion provides therapy framed with a trauma-informed and African-Centered approach. Her focus is supporting, women, girls, and men who are survivors of relationship violence, sexual assault, and recovering from childhood trauma.

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Melinda Graham

Spiritual Coach, Reiki Pracitioner, Master Intuitive

Mel Graham is originally from Brooklyn, NY and currently resides in Charlotte, NC. Mel identifies as a Queer Non-Binary Femme, as well as Polyamarous. They use the prononus they/she. Mel became certified as a Spiritual Coach, Reiki Pracitioner, Master Intuitive in 2017. In 2019, became certified as a Postpartum and Abortion Doula. They are currently completing their certification for Fertility and Perinatal Loss.

For over 30 years they worked as an assistant in various industries and with that my yearning for supporting women, femmes, and gender non-conforming persons in all areas of their lives emerged.

Mel’s practice is based in healing and empowerment. It is their goal to help persons heal, feel inspired and empowered to create and live life effortlessly.

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Takeema Davis

Intern

Takeema Davis is currently a student at Northwestern University’s master’s in counseling program, entering internship. She is excited to provide psychoeducation and counseling services to those interested and those in need. During practicum she counseled and co-counseled individuals, couples and adolescents with presenting problems that ranged from mild to severe depression, autism, anxiety, and PTSD. With a completion date of March 2021, eager to join Magnolia Mental Health’s amazing team of clinicians, Takeema is on a quest to hone her skills to support and become an advocate for a diverse group of clients.

Crystal Johnson

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Crystal Johnson

Office Manager

Crystal Johnson is from Wisconsin and currently resides in Buford, Georgia. She is the Office Manager for Magnolia Mental Health. She is an alumna of the University of Mississippi, with a BA in Sociology and a minor in Anthropology. Her professional interests include social justice and advocacy work for women and Black people. She has a passion for charities and serving foundations.