peace of mind. peaceful life. 

About us.

Appalachian Life Enrichment Counseling Center LLC is a boutique counseling center in the heart of West Virginia. Focused on creating hope, peace, & resiliency the Mountain State, we have a passion for healing and a heart for helping people discover a new sense of freedom in life. We understand burdens, struggles, & heartaches. Our desire is to walk with you, help you shift, adjust, adapt and thrive. 

"This center is a place where you can come in, grab a cup of coffee, sit down, work it out and then go live your life"

- Dr. Jude Black

Our highly trained, licensed therapists & certified life coaches are ready to help!

Find out which provider is the best fit for you and your family.

Meet The Team

Dr. Jude Black 


Our busy lives leave us little time to process emotions, leaving disappointments, fears, resentment and pain no outlet until they reach overwhelming levels. I focus on.....

Becca Shriver, LCSW

Lead Clinical Therapist

My goal is to help you find your footing in areas of life that are sometimes uneven, crumbling and scary. I will walk with you until you feel strong enough.....

Kiley Brescoach, LGSW

Clinical Coordinator & Therapist

I am committed to offering a safe, neutral, non-judgemental space to help you identify, manage and overcome your sadness habits, anxieties, frustrations...

Tia Lasporgara, LGSW

Clinical Therapist

Everyone deserves a chance to sit in a space of love, allowing for the best version of one’s self regardless of life experience. In our own way, we all go through times...

Heather Thurbon, LGSW

Clinical Therapist

I believe the world offers too many great opportunities to let ourselves get stuck.  Sometimes it's hard to see beyond what is right....

Jon Lewis, LGSW

Clinical Therapist

At times when life seems to become continually more uncertain and difficult, things can get better. I have committed myself…

Marion Moreland
Provisionally Licensed

Clinical Therapist

I believe each person is endowed with dignity and on a journey to discover who they are and their purpose, but sometimes life...

Inez Hill, MA

Expert Level Life Coach

“My goal is to create a warm and safe environment in which you can work to achieve your personal ideal.…

Lindsay Smith, LICSW

Clinical Therapist

Frequently, people only seek support once they are completely overwhelmed.  If this describes you, that’s okay! Together, we will..

Brianna Farnsworth, BS

Community Support Specialist

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Keira Hill

Executive Assistant

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Clinical Therapist

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Della the Doodle

Clinical Therapy Dog

I love my veggies and fruits! Please feed me mangos, apples, snap peas and green beans and I promise to be the best "Fur-ball" you know.

Mia the Dachsund

Clinical Therapy Dog

I can't lie, Im super afraid of my noises and can't see. I have learned that I have to trust my humans and put one paw ....

207 Fairmont Avenue

Fairmont, WV 25664

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