About Us

Our diverse mental health team is enthusiastic and dedicated to providing quality services to our clients. We ensure a safe environment and a personable and unique experience. Finding the right therapist can be challenging, therefore, free initial consultations are offered to all clients prior to embarking on this therapeutic journey with us. This process allows us to determine the best client/clinician match for a successful experience.

Meet Our Staff
Dr. Tashna Felix
Director / Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Felix is the owner and director of Professional Psychological Services. She is licensed as a psychologist in Virginia, Washington D.C., and Maryland. She is also a Certified Sex Offender Treatment provider (CSOTP) and qualified to provide adult and youth psychosexual evaluations, treatment, and consultation. Dr. Felix specializes in Competency to Stand Trial evaluations, Mental State at the Time of the Offense and Not Criminally Responsible evaluations, Fitness for Duty evaluations, Juvenile Transfer and Waiver evaluations, Psychosexual evaluations, and Psychological evaluations. She consults with attorneys, courts, and organizations, specializing in criminal, civil, employment, and family law matters.

Dr. Felix earned her doctorate degree from Argosy University/Washington DC campus. She attended an APA accredited internship at MercyFrist in Syosset, NY and relocated to the Washington DC metropolitan area in 2009. She has conducted numerous trainings and presentations including “Understanding and Managing Anger” for Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center (PEATC), “Psychology on Special Needs Family” for The Mary and Melissa Show, “Suicide Prevention” and “Mental Health” trainings for William G. Truesdale Adult Detention Center, “Comprehensive Approaches to Juvenile Sex Offender Treatment” for API Associates, Inc. and “Sexual Behaviors in Children and Adolescents” for INOVA Hospital. Dr. Felix is a member of American Psychological Association (APA), Coalition for Juvenile Justice (CJJ), Virginia Juvenile Justice Association (VJJA), Virginia Sex Offender Association (VSOTA), Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA), and National Association of Forensic Counselors (NAFC).

Dr. Tamara Watkins

Dr. Watkins completed her PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from Regent University and MA in Community/Clinical Counseling at Eastern University. Her clinical work addresses mood disorders, sexual and other traumas, grief and loss, anxiety, marriage and family concerns, caregiver challenges, female identity development, spiritual crisis and identity, compassion fatigue, burnout, self-care, sexual offender treatment, and sexual and pornography addictions. Dr. Watkins has extensive experience working with Juvenile and Domestic Relations Courts, Juvenile Court Service Units, Department of Social Services offices, and various community partners throughout Northern, Central, and Hampton Roads, Virginia. She is credentialed in Virginia as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and under supervision for the Certified Sex Offender Treatment Provider (CSOTP) credential.

Ms. Bizen Tesfazghi

Ms. Tesfazghi is a Licensed Professional Counselor who received her master’s in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University. She also received her B.A. in Psychology from Florida Atlantic University.  Ms. Tesfazghi specializes in child and family therapy, group therapy and play therapy. Ms. Tesfazghi has a great interest in reducing stigma surrounding domestic violence.  She is also fluent in Tigrinya.

Mr. Donald Denton

Mr. Denton is currently in his residency to become a Licensed Professional Counselor in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  He completed his master’s degree in Professional Counseling from Lindsey Wilson College in 2015. Mr. Denton has experience in providing counseling services to children, adolescents, and adults experiencing mood disturbance, anxiety, and life stressors.  Mr. Denton is in the process of becoming certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TFCBT). He has also worked extensively with high-risk children, adolescents, and their families to prevent out of home placement. Mr. Denton uses an eclectic approach to counseling emphasizing the importance of trauma informed care, person-centered treatment, and finding solutions.

Ms. Ericka Chandler

Ms. Chandler is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the commonwealth of Virginia. She completed her master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from East Tennessee State University. Ms. Chandler is certified in Trauma-Focused CBT and specializes in working with children and adolescents who are experiencing significant emotional and behavioral difficulties related to traumatic life events. Ms. Chandler also provides therapy to adults focusing on a variety of issues including trauma, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and other emotional issues. She enjoys working with couples dealing with relationship and marital issues.

Ms. Daniela Brevis

Ms. Brevis completed her Master’s of Education degree in Counseling and Development from George Mason University. She provides individual, family, and group therapy services to at risk youth and families. She also works with young adults experiencing mood disturbance, anxiety and stress. Ms. Brevis enjoys working with a multicultural and diverse population and has experience with domestic violence and severe trauma cases. She is bilingual and can speak both English and Spanish.

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