Co-founder / Senior Therapist
Angela S. Taylor is Co-Founder of Noyau Wellness Center, Senior Therapist, and Executive/Business Coach. In addition to maintaining her private practice, Angela is consistently sought out to lend her expert opinion to media outlets such as CBS, Fox, ABC, and the CW. She also frequently develops and trains other therapists and practicing counselors. Angela works to empower individuals, couples, and families to reach success and fulfillment in life and in career.
Co-founder / Senior Therapist
As a Co-Founder of Noyau Wellness Center, Charity Hagains is a highly respected, educated, trained, and experienced Senior Therapist and Coach. Charity’s engaging and outgoing personality makes her a preferred therapeutic media consultant and guest speaker on topics including Parenting, Relationship Issues, Multiculturalism, Anger Management and Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence. Charity has appeared on many local media outlets including CBS 11, Fox 4, News 8 Day Break and the CW.
Kristin Benton, a Counseling Specialist, is passionate about understanding and uncovering what is keeping her clients from the fulfilling and exciting lives they deserve. Kristin has trained under the best in the field to become an expert in counseling and life coaching. She has a genuine interest in the welfare of her clients and consistently provides meaningful feedback, interpretation, and appropriate directness when needed. Kristin has an innate ability to set her clients at ease and provides a nurturing space to explore and heal any issues her clients are encountering.
Brittany Strauss, a Counseling Specialist, is an experienced and well-versed therapist and relationship counselor. She is devoted to helping her clients overcome life’s obstacles to achieve a healthier and happier relationship with themselves and others in their lives
Brittany’s compassion and genuine investment in her client’s wellbeing allow her to develop a strong supportive relationship giving her clients a safe place to explore areas of conflict. Brittany employs an integrative approach to therapy, which focuses on each client’s individual needs and goals.
Melissa Opoku is a highly experienced, well sought out counseling specialist, parenting expert, and life coach. Melissa has over 15 years of experience in leadership, development, and communication, thus providing her with a unique and deep understanding of a wide variety of circumstances and issues. Melissa effectively uses her professional experiences in conjunction with her extremely skillful counseling methods and technique to deliver a novel pathway towards growth and healing for her clients.
Justine Guzman, has a firmly established and respected reputation as an expert in working with individuals, couples, and families on a variety of issues including sexuality, eating disorders, mood, self-harm, and ethnic identity. Additionally, Justine is increasingly sought out for her skilled experience working with the LGBT community because of her unique training, methodology, and understanding.
MA, LPC Intern as Supervised by Angela S. Taylor MA, LPC-S
Ellie Mehdizadeh, Counseling Specialist and Transformation Coach, skillfully and effectively, works with clients and families throughout the lifespan. She has extensive experience across multiple modalities including: play therapy for children, activity therapy for adolescents, and individual counseling for adults. Ellie is a dedicated public servant, having worked in community mental health and the non-profit field for multiple years. She welcomes and invites individuals of all ages, walks of life, socioeconomic statuses, and cultural backgrounds to her counseling room and treats each individual’s counseling process with both empathy and respect. Her specialties include overcoming depression, managing anxiety, working through relationship concerns, processing past experiences or trauma, overcoming suicidal ideation and self-harm, increasing self-awareness, and finding meaning in one’s life.