We are a group of health and community professionals who came together with an understanding of the importance of well-being in the face of life’s challenges. We understand that a healthy mind is key to resilience and reaching one’s potential.
We wanted to make it easy to connect with culture-specific and competent support for those on Medicaid.
We offer services in DC, NC and will in VA, MD and TX.
Our licensed providers use evidence-based approaches. They listen to you and work with you as an individual. They offer visits via telehealth. You can receive teleheath wherever you feel comfortable and safe.
Expect to be treated with respect and compassion, and expect that your dignity will be upheld and your privacy protected.
Ms. Shannon M.S, LPC, CCTP PhD Candidate serves as Chief Wellness Officer for MindFlower Group. Ms. Shannon holds a dual Master's degree in Administration of Justice and Criminal Behavior, a Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science with a concentration in Counseling Psychology, and an Associate of Applied Science in Chemical Dependency. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Master Addiction Counselor, and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. She holds a dual Master's degree in Administration of Justice and Criminal Behavior, a Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science with a concentration in Counseling Psychology, and an Associate of Applied Science in Chemical Dependency. Ms. Shannon has over 17 years of clinical experience working with an array of clients including adults, adolescents, LGBTQI, couples, as well as, incarcerated citizens in jails, prisons, reentry, and therapeutic residential treatment communities. Ms. Shannon specializes in trauma-related issues, grief and loss, and gender-based issues. She is also highly experienced in treating various mental, emotional, psychological, and dual-diagnosed challenges. Ms. Shannon is passionate about serving underserved and marginalized populations and ensuring communities of color receive holistic care that is culturally specific. At MindFlower Group, Ms. Shannon provides supervision and consults on program development in addition to serving as Chief Wellness Officer.
Dr. Kevin Washington (Mwata Kairi) PhD, serves as the Director of Clinical Services and Training for Mindflower Group. Dr. Washington is a Past President of the Association of Black Psychologists (ABPA) and has taught/lectured at several colleges nationally and internationally as well as consulted for Taraji Henson's BLH Foundation, Essence, NBCUniversal/BEN, Roland Martin, National Alliance to End Homelessness, and many other national and international organizations. He is currently an Associate Professor and Head of Sociology and Psychology at Grambling State University and National Program Director of Black Marriage Day. As a Fulbright-Hays scholar he researched the impact of socializing institutions on the healing or restructuring of post-apartheid South Africa (Azania). It was in South Africa where he researched Ubuntu and how it can inform mental health service delivery to people of African ancestry and others. Much of his work focuses on healing the psycho-spiritual wounds that are present within people as a result of Cultural and Historical Trauma. He continues to develop healing paradigms for persons of African ancestry who have been impacted by Persistent Enslavement Systemic Trauma (PEST). He advances culturally-relevant trauma informed care and interventions to be utilized by psychotherapists, that are culturally inclusive and particularized to the healing of Black and brown people. Through his research and writing he seeks to assist people to live life with power, purpose and passion. He graduated from Grambling State University with a BA in Psychology as well as from Texas A&M University with a MS in Educational Psychology and a PhD in Counseling Psychology. He is an African-Centered psychologist licensed in Florida and Washington, DC and is the originator of Ubuntu Psychotherapy.
Washington DC: Medicaid, Amerihealth, Amerigroup, MedStar Family Choice
North Carolina: Amerihealth, Healthy Blue
Maryland: Aetna Better Health, Amerigroup, JAI Medical Systems, Kaiser Permanente, Maryland Physicians Care, Priority Partners, United Healthcare