About Trinity Christian Counseling
Trinity Christian Counseling is a team of therapists who share one common goal. Our goal is that through the use of the Bible and Christ centered wisdom, we bring hope and healing to our clients by helping them get to a place of peace, balance, and spiritual renewal.
Our Christian Counseling practice is located at 2430-B Reynolda Road and also at 2499 Henning Drive in Winston-Salem NC, just down the street from Wake Forest University.
We have seven highly experienced professional counselors on staff at our Winston-salem location.
Tonya Moore is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Winston Salem, NC. She specializes in working with women, adolescents, couples and families. Tonya is especially passionate about marriage and family therapy. Tonya is also passionate about helping women and men heal from post abortion aftermath. Tonya has a wealth of experience that allows her the ability to offer a variety of therapeutic treatments.
Her experience includes over 12 years as a professional counselor, educator, and consultant. She has presented and served as an invited speaker on several topics including Maintaining a Healthy Self Esteem, Journaling, Women's Issues, Parenting, Marriage Recovery, Crisis Intervention, and Trauma Recovery.
Tonya is a practical, solution-focused therapist. Using a creative approach allows her to choose the best treatment plan based on the client's attributes, resources and situation. Client complexities are viewed through a biblical lens and through the Christian faith. She provides counseling services that draw upon Biblical scripture and teaching, as well as psychological counseling modalities. Tonya frames her counseling approach using Christian beliefs and practices, including prayer, and incorporates psychological counseling methods to promote positive change and growth within her clients.
Tonya has a BS in Psychology from High Point University and a Masters Degree in Community / Agency Counseling from NC A&T State University.
Tonya is certified as a: Board Certified Professional Christian Counselor (BCPCC #1207), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC #7433), National Certified Counselor (NCC #232525), and a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPCS #S7433).
Tonya is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) and Licensed Professional Counselors Association of North Carolina (LPCANC).
Tonya's favorite verse: For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11
Dr. Chad Betters has worked within the counseling field since 2003, which has included providing counseling and evaluation services, as well as training and supervising counselors as a university professor.
Chad has provided counseling services to individuals who were experiencing a variety of concerns, including emotional distress, adjustment issues, family conflict, and vocational concerns. Chad is especially passionate about marriage and family therapy.
As a practitioner, Chad identifies as a Christian Counselor. Therefore, he provides counseling services that draw upon Biblical scripture and teaching, as well as psychological counseling modalities. Chad frames his counseling approach using Christian beliefs and practices, including prayer, and incorporates psychological counseling methods to promote positive change and growth within his clients. The primary models of therapeutic intervention Chad utilizes are Reality Theory, Behavioral Theory, and Cognitive-Behavioral Theory; however he uses additional methods in order to meet the needs of the client. Chad provides each client the necessary information to understand the nature of his counseling strategies, as ultimately the client's commitment to the process will determine the outcome of the counseling experience.
Chad has a BA in Psychology from the University of North Florida, a Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Florida, and a PhD in Rehabilitation Science from the University of Florida.
Chad is a Board Certified Professional Christian Counselor (BCPCC #0573) and a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC #10799).
Chad is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC).
Chad's favorite verse: And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast. 1 Peter 5:10
Michele Hairston is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate and practicing therapist in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Michele works with individuals, adolescents, and families, especially those who have been affected by violence, trauma, family changes, drug addictions, and major life changes. She also regularly works with individuals who struggle with depression, anxiety, addiction as a result of trauma, self-regulation, stress and conflict. Michele specializes in working with children struggling with obedience, as well as children who are in foster care. She also works with blended families, women in domestic violence situations, as well as performs marital counseling for couples.
Michele utilizes several theoretical perspectives tailored to the individual needs of her clients. These perspectives include primarily cognitive/behavior therapy, person centered therapy, reality therapy, solution focused brief therapy, rational emotive behavior therapy, and motivational interviewing.
As a practitioner, Michele identifies as a Christian Counselor and desires to help clients strengthen and deepen their relationship with Christ as an integral part of their healing. She incorporates a Biblical worldview while employing psychological counseling modalities. She believes for true healing to occur, one must look at the whole person - understanding the body, emotional healing, behavioral change, and a spiritual foundation. She truly desires to help her clients live their best lives.
Michele has a Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Liberty University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPCA #A12063). She is certified in the Duluth Model, a psycho-educational domestic violence program. She has experience facilitating the Nurturing Parent Program, and was formerly a volunteer Crisis Responder for domestic violence and sexual assault victims. She is also certified to administer the SASSI, an instrument for substance dependency and is rostered in Parent Child Interactive Therapy (PCIT).
Michele's favorite verse: Don't copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God's will for you. - Romans 12:2
Keith Devine is a practicing therapist in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. In addition to being a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, Keith has over 15 years of experience as a pastoral counselor. Keith works with adolescents, adults, couples, and families.
Keith's primary goal is to provide a grace-centered, non-judgmental, safe environment where healing can truly occur. His theoretical basis for counseling includes the integration of a Biblical worldview with compatible psychological perspectives. This spiritual perspective is integrated with perspectives of family systems, cognitive-behavioral, strategic, narrative, person-centered, grief-related modalities and psychodynamic understandings of how people work.
Keith works with clients facing a variety of emotional, psychological, spiritual, and behavioral concerns including, but not limited to, relational issues, conflict resolution, job or loss-of-job stress, anxiety, depression, grief, and bereavement. Keith is especially passionate about marriage and family therapy. In his counseling, Keith stresses the keys to successful relationships: communication, conflict resolution skills, and the understanding each person's individual personality. He also helps clients find their true identity through a Christ-centered Identity Discovery Process.
As a counselor, Keith's goal is to build trusting relationships with his clients. He diligently works with clients to develop realistic goals, tailored to each individual's situation, and a strategic plan to achieve them. He believes that we are whole persons, with physical, psychological, social, and spiritual aspects.
Keith is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPCA #A11227). He has his Pastoral Ministries degree with a minor in Counseling from Southeastern University and a Master of Arts degree in Christian Counseling from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
Keith's favorite verse: Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways submit to Him, and He will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6
Anja Benjamin is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in Winston-Salem, NC. Anja works with adolescents, women, couples and families. After several years of social work and nonprofit experience, Anja decided to focus on providing biblically and clinically based mental health care to those struggling with myriad issues: depression; anxiety; codependency; obsessive-compulsive disorder; eating disorders; anger management and trauma. She is particularly passionate about working with couples and their relationship issues and individuals grappling with grief and bereavement.
Anja prefers a pragmatic, solution-focused approach to therapy. As a Christian Counselor, she integrates a Biblical perspective with evidence-based counseling modalities. Anja endeavors to meet the client where they are at, understand the presenting issue from the client's perspective, treatment plan accordingly with an integrative approach and finally, restore the client to optimal functioning. Anja believes true healing is only possible with Christ firmly at the center of the counseling journey.
Anja has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Middle Tennessee State University and a Master of Science degree from Grand Canyon University.
Anja is certified as a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (A13773) and works under the clinical supervision of Tonya Moore.
Anja is a member of the American Counseling Association, the American Associate of Christian Counselors (AACC), the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of North Carolina (LPCANC), and the The Center for Mindful Eating (TCME).
Anja's favorite Bible verses:
He must increase, but I must decrease - John 3:30
Be still and know that I am God - John 46:10
Luisa Alejandra Ydrovo
Luisa Alejandra Ydrovo has a Master's Degree of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling from Winston Salem State University. Alejandra is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in NC (A13579); Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC #00231604) by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification. She is also a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT 17-43787) and a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors. Alejandra speaks Spanish/English fluently.
Alejandra uses an integrated Christian approach which means her counseling is based on the Bible and prayer combined with the use of a number of psychological theories that best fits the needs of her clients. She provides counseling for individuals, couples, children, and families. Special interests include marriage, parenting concerns, life issues, depression, grief, and anxiety.
Alejandra grew up in Columbia, South America. She has been married for 27 years and has two children. She enjoys spending time with her family.
Alejandra's favorite Bible verse: Trust in the lord with all your heart. And do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him and He will make your path straight. - Proverbs 3:5
Becky Duncan is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, practicing in Winston Salem, North Carolina. Becky has provided counseling to clients ranging in age from 5 to 70. She has worked with individuals with a variety of concerns, including but not limited to, anxiety, depression, grief, chronic medical conditions, bipolar disorder, substance abuse, caregiver responsibilities, and anger management. Additionally, she has worked in the middle school setting assisting students with life adjustment and truancy issues.
As a counselor, Becky believes in the integration of biblical principles with the tenants of psychology. By utilizing scripture and prayer along with the methods of psychology growth and healing can take place in a person's life, as long as they are committed to the process. Becky is devoted to providing a safe, non-judging, trusting, and warm environment for her clients. Her primary models of therapy are Cognitive Behavioral, Person-Centered, Gestalt, Dialectical Behavior, and play therapies.
Becky has a BA in Psychology and Religion from Liberty University. She also has a Master of Arts degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPCA #A13144). Becky and her husband have been in pastoral ministry for over 30 years.
Becky's favorite verse: I look to the hills! Where will I find help? It will come from the Lord, who created the heavens and the earth. The Lord will protect you now and always wherever you go. - Psalm 121:1, 8 (CEV version)