Our Team

Tina Motley

Tina Motley

LCSW & CEO

Tina graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2002 with a Master’s in Social Work and became licensed in 2009. She is currently a PhD student at Liberty University studying Psychology with a concentration in Behavioral Health Leadership. [Read More]

Emily Clifford

Emily Clifford

Operations Director

Emily joined Fig Tree Therapy in 2015. In that time she has served as a part-time assistant, Intake Specialist, Practice Manager, Director of Administration and now as the Operations Director. She holds degrees in both Health Science and Forensic Science. [Read More]

David Hawxhurst

David Hawxhurst

LPC & Spiritual Director

David began counseling as a graduate of the Lay Counseling Institute in Northern Virginia. [Read More]
Valerie Caleb

Valerie Caleb

LPC

Valerie earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Eastern Mennonite University and a Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling. [Read More]
Michael Ingram

Michael Ingram

LPC

Mike graduated from Regent University (VA) where he received his Master’s degree in Counseling. [Read More]
Elizabeth Whittle

Elizabeth Whittle

LPC

Elizabeth strives to create a safe space that allows for self reflection and exploration. She believes that all individuals have the capacity for change and supports clients in developing skills to improve their everyday lives. [Read More]

Scott Ellis

Scott Ellis

LPC, NCC

Scott is a married father of three and Licensed Professional Counselor who earned his Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a specialization in Christian Counseling and his Master of Education in School Counseling. He has a wide range of ongoing counseling experiences which typically involve helping people transform communication, behavioral and life patterns. [Read More]
Annie Kennedy

Annie Kennedy

LCSW

Annie is qualified by her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Covenant College and a Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work. [Read More]

Nick Junes

Nick Junes

LCSW

Nick is passionate about supporting others who need help with connection and communication, relationships and marriage, life transitions, anxiety, depression, and integrating mental health with spirituality. [Read More]

Kelsey Moffatt

Kelsey Moffatt

LCSW

My area of specialization and deepest passion includes ethical integration of religion and spirituality into trauam therapy. Seeing firsthand the brain’s ability to grow from hardship and witnessing the human propensity for healing in a therapeutic relationship spearheaded my passion for working with individuals who experienced trauma. [Read More]

Stephen Handley

Stephen Handley

LCSW

Stephen’s current focus is with young men ages 15-40 and young couples in the pre-marital/engagement stage. Stephen helps young men and young couples excel in their lives and overcome emotional, behavioral, substance-related issues, life transitions, and relationship difficulties. He believes that health is holistic and works to integrate the client’s thoughts, feelings, personalities, experiences, and relationships into the therapy process.  [Read More]

Rachel Mauro

Rachel Mauro

Resident in Counseling, NCC

Rachel completed her internship at Safe Harbor, working with survivors of sexual and domestic violence and abuse. During residency, Rachel has gained experience working in community mental health with a wide range of diagnosis and concerns. Rachel’s clinical area and passion is working with survivors of complex trauma, specifically female survivors of sexual and domestic abuse, including childhood abuse. [Read More]

Alexandra Rankin, M.Ed.

Alexandra Rankin, M.Ed.

Resident in Counseling

My approach to therapy includes formal training in EMDR, DBT, and other behavioral models. I also enjoy incorporating techniques from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Psychodynamic Therapy. You are free to ask me questions about the theories and research behind any intervention or therapy model that we use in your sessions. [Read More]

Diane Marcelle

Diane Marcelle

Supervisee in Social Work

Diane brings a wealth of experience working directly with individuals, couples, families, and groups from adolescence to senior adults. She treats a range of issues including depression, anxiety, identity formation, life transitions, church-related hurt, trauma, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and relationship issues. [Read More]

Bo Farrar

Bo Farrar

Supervisee in Social Work

Bo Farrar is a dedicated clinician with a passion for helping those struggling with addiction and other difficulties. Prior to becoming a Clinical Social Worker, Bo was a Special Education Teacher who taught high school students with intellectual and developmental disabilities and coached football. [Read More]

Stephanie Boarman

Stephanie Boarman

Resident in Counseling

Stephanie is passionate about combining evidence-based clinical interventions with biblical truth in the context of an empathetic, therapeutic relationship. Stephanie’s time working in ministry illuminated the great need for professionals who can bring together clinical mental health training and the Gospel, so she answered God’s call to come back to counseling. [Read More]

Melinda Batalias

Melinda Batalias

Resident in Counseling

Melinda’s areas of clinical interest include trauma, complex trauma, sexual abuse, relationship issues, codependency, depression, anxiety, and life transitions. Melinda employs an eclectic approach to counseling in order to individualize care for clients. Melinda utilizes EMDR, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), along with attachment therapies and parts
work.. [Read More]