Does this sound like you?

Struggling with trying to save everyone but yourself

Still keeping trauma in to protect family members

Feel the urge to be strong all the time

Lashing out and unable to respond to situations the way you want

Think “petty betty” is an effective way of communicating your feelings

Tired of not showing up as the best version of yourself

You derserve to show up as the best version of you! 

Practice Details

Accepted Insurance

• Aetna
• Anthem
• BlueCross and BlueShield
• Cigna
• Harvard Pilgrim
• Health New England (HNE)
• Optum
• UnitedHealthcare

Treatment Approach

• Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
• Interpersonal
• Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
• Multicultural
• Person-Centered
• Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)

Other

• Client Focus: Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13) Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19) Adults

• Cost per Session: $90 – $130

• Pay By: Cash, Check, Mastercard, Visa

License Information

  • 11176 Massachusetts
  • 003528 Connecticut
  • 18050 North Carolina

 

Meet Our Clinicians

WHITNEY DODDS, MA LMHC, LPC

Whitney is the Founder and Lead Therapist at Wellness for the Culture, a mental health practice located in the heart of Springfield, MA. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (MA) and a Licensed Professional Counselor (CT), with a passion for addressing issues of inequity in access and quality of care in underserved communities. She holds a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from American International College, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

NATALIE PURNELL RN, GRADUATE INTERN

Natalie is a Brooklyn, New York native. Ms. Purnell holds a bachelor’s degree in science and nursing from American International College, while currently pursuing a master’s in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at Walden University.

Leadership is a journey, not a destination. As Ms. Purnell continues her journey, she focusses on building a relationship with other great leaders and leveraging their influences as the pipeline of opportunities for underrepresented groups (teen pregnancy, single parent, recent college graduates, etc) Cultivating a culture of change for equitable opportunities both professionally and personally will always remain on the forefront for Natalie as an advocate, single parent, and transformation leader.

Wellness and Educational Services

DIVERSITY EQUITY AND INCLUSION SUPPORT

Joshua Dodds is an experienced Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Professional who is committed to supporting faculty, staff, and students in exercising inclusive teaching and learning in the pursuit of education. With a clear pulse on issues of equity and racial justice and best practices for cultivating a welcoming and cohesive campus culture, he specializes in providing guidance in shaping and shifting the culture of educational and community spaces. 

Josh holds a Masters of Higher Education Administration from Northeastern University in Boston, MA and a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, in Amherst, MA. His national memberships include designation as a Leadership Fellows Diversity Mentor with the National Association of Campus Activities (NACA), the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), and the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE).

Josh is experienced in facilitating small group working sessions, participating as a guest for podcast, panels or video features, and speaking to larger audiences for conferences and other events. His breadth of expertise includes developing and creating diversity initiatives for college campuses, presenting local workshops as well as at regional and national conferences centered on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and teaching college level courses in the field. Engaging, thought-provoking and inspirational, Josh’s keynotes are designed to help people examine the social, psychological and institutional implications of race and culture as dynamic forces influencing society and human service delivery. 

Josh employs storytelling and researched-based truth-telling to provide his audience a theoretical overview of race and racism, historical and current manifestations of racism, racial identity formation, fundamentals of cultural competence and effective strategies for promoting anti-racism and anti-oppressive practice critical to educational and societal growth. His goal is to challenge peoples’ assumptions about bias, prejudice, and difference, and increase their ability to approach cultural understanding and the promotion of social justice. 

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Upcoming Events

Maybe you’re not ready for therapy just yet. Get to know more about mental health and wellness through some of our upcoming events. To purchase tickets to a specific event, click the “Purchase Tickets” Button

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