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

Lindsay Smith

Clinical Therapist

Frequently, people only seek support once they are completely overwhelmed.  If this describes you, that’s okay! We will work to get you less overwhelmed...

Tele-Health

Seneca Field

Clinical Therapist

I am honored to take a step into your world, sit with you in your pain, or support your healing process. Every human being is worthy of ....

*NOT TAKING NEW CLIENTS

In-Person, Walk and Talks,

Tele-Health

Jennifer Morris

Clinical Therapist

My goal is to meet you where you are at and to support and encourage you to recognize and address barriers which may be holding you back from....

In-Person, Walk and Talks,

Tele-Health

Rob Funk

Clinical Therapist

I believe personal experience is the foundation of the way we view and live our lives.  Every experience impacts us in some way. Many of these experiences...

In-Person, Walk and Talks,

Tele-Health

Dr. Catherine Bailey

Clinical Psychologist

I am an open-minded, dynamic, and supportive therapist who will gently guide you to facilitating change, while learning new coping strategies and identifying..

*** Tele-Health

Walk and Talks available in the Huntington, WV area

Kristin White

Clinical Therapist

.I believe in the importance of offering a non-judgmental, safe space for clients to embark on their journeys of self-discovery. As such, I promise to remain..

In-Person, Walk and Talks,

Tele-Health

Mark King

Clinical Therapist

 I find it important to meet people where they are in life. Taking the steps towards healing and change is not easy. Exploring values and identifying barriers gives a path towards the....

In-Person, Walk and Talks,

Tele-Health

Sheli Bernstein-Goff

Clinical Therapist

I am a gentle, but challenging therapist who joins you on your journey to assist you in making positive changes in your life. Working together to promote healing, creating new thinking...

Tele-Health

* Walk and Talks available in the Wheeling, WV area

Christina Lipscomb

Clinical Therapist

Coming Soon! 

In-Person, Walk and Talks,

Tele-Health

Beatriz Cedeno Franco

Graduate Intern

Bilingual, Español

Straight Pay $50 per Session

Tele-Health

Shania Pennington

Graduate Student

Brooke Gainer

Undergraduate Student

Della the Doodle

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.

In-Person, Walk and Talks,

Tele-Health

Administrative Team

Keira Hill

Administrative Executive

Jesse Black

Administrative Executive

Tyler Black

Client Services

Heather Thurbon

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....

In-Person, Walk and Talks,

Tele-Health

Jon Lewis

Clinical Therapist

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

In-Person, Walk and Talks,

Tele-Health

Tiana Lasporgara

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....

Tele-Health

Marion Moreland

Clinical Therapist

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

In-Person, Tele-Health

Inez Hill

Certified Professional Life Coach

I serve as a comfort zone expander because I have the unshakable belief that you are fearfully and wonderfully made ...

In-Person, Walk and Talks,

Tele-Health

Dr. Jude Black 

President

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.....

*NOT TAKING NEW CLIENTS

In-Person, Walk and Talks, Tele-Health

Clinical Director 

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

*NOT TAKING NEW CLIENTS

In-Person, Walk and Talks, Tele-Health