Meet the Team

Dr. Stacy Tylor, PsyD
Psychologist

stylor@pearlvitality.com

Waitlist. Not Accepting New Patients (estimated 1 month)

Dr. Stacy Tylor is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the Commonwealth of Virginia and state of Maryland. Her educational experiences include a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Xavier University of Louisiana, a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Argosy University, and a doctorate’s degree in Clinical Psychology from the APA accredited California School of Professional Psychology. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center at Fort Bliss and her post-doctoral fellowship at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and Fort Belvoir Community Hospital. Her work experiences include inpatient and outpatient therapy within military installation hospitals and clinics, private practice, and military family clinics.

Dr. Tylor concentrated her doctorate in clinical psychology in multicultural and community clinical psychology. This allowed her to develop proficiency in matters of psychological and community distress as well as enhancing the psychological well-being of historically underserved, stigmatized, and oppressed groups. As a result, Dr. Tylor’s therapeutic style is direct but empathic, inclusive, professional, and collaborative. She fosters a strength-based and collaborative treatment setting where cultural differences are respected, and treatment is tailored to fit each individual.

Dr. Tylor specializes in the evidence-based treatment for trauma- and stressor-related disorders, mood disorders, adjustment issues, and suicide related disorders. She approaches therapy from a cognitive behavioral perspective and has over ten years of clinical experience implementing cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) interventions. She has concentrated training in cognitive processing therapy (CPT), prolonged exposure (PE), cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia (CBT-I), and Solution-Focused Therapy. She also provides couples therapy to those experiencing relationship challenges through the use of integrative, empirically supported treatments such as the Gottman Method. She also provides comprehensive psychological assessments for bariatric surgery candidates, fitness for duty assessments, and the diagnosis of ADHD.

Specialities: Individual, Adolescent, and Couples Therapy. Psychological assessment and evaluation and treatment of trauma, adjustment, anxiety, depression, and suicide-related disorders.



Imani Hagans, LPC
Psychotherapist

ihagans@pearlvitality.com

Waitlist. Not Accepting New Patients ( estimated 1-2 months)

Imani Hagans is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She has a BA in psychology and an MA in Counseling from Trinity Washington University. Imani has been in the mental health field for over 10 years and has worked with clients from all walks of life in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She has experience with treating couples, adults and adolescents. Imani has also worked with people who are experiencing anxiety, depression, PTSD, trauma, substance abuse disorders and issues related to grief and loss. Imani is a self-published author of books which touch on helping clients heal from toxic relationships and identify internal barriers which are preventing them from connecting with others on an authentic level.

Imani has a collaborative therapeutic style with an emphasis on helping her clients learn how to be more mindful of the connection between mind, body and spirit. She encourages clients to find meaning in the events of their past and works with them to discover how those experiences are affecting how they perceive their world in the present. She believes that by gaining insight into one’s human experience and increasing awareness of how they respond to those factors, people can become more empowered to take control of how they respond to life’s adversities. Navigating the human experience can often lead people down a winding path with unexpected twists, bumps and roadblocks which can cause people to feel stagnant or lost. along the way. Her mission has been to help people develop the roadmap designed to lead them to their ultimate destination of self-
awareness and fulfillment.

Specialities: Individual, Couples, Inter-personal Issues, Trauma, Substance Abuse, Stress Management



Brittany Adams, LPC
ATR, Psychotherapist

badams@pearlvitality.com

Waitlist. Not Accepting New Patients (estimated 1 month)

Brittany N. Adams is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Brittany received her master’s in Art Therapy/Counseling from Eastern Virginia Medical School and a bachelor’s from Hampton University. Brittany is currently pursuing her doctorate in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in behavioral/forensic psychology.

Brittany has experience working with adults and youth living with mental illness, phase of life stressors causing anxiety/depressive symptoms, substance dependency, couples/family counseling, and mild-intellectual disabilities. Brittany formerly worked for a behavioral health center in Hampton Roads, Va. as a Primary Clinical/Art Therapist providing therapeutic services through integrative counseling approaches to an adolescent population. Brittany also provides tele-mental health therapy services on a case to case bases.

Brittany incorporates a strength-based, behavioral, and creative arts approach in therapy. Brittany is passionate about forming a secure therapeutic alliance and providing an emotionally safe place for disclosure. Brittany offers a warm, nurturing, humorous, and challenging treatment environment. Brittany is very direct in her interactions with clients to foster healthy behavior modifications and change. Her research interest explores the effects father absence has on childhood development and adulthood social intimacy.

Specialities: Individual, Child and Adolescent, Family Therapy, Couples Therapy, Parenting Skills, and Stress Management. Certified to offer Art Therapy and Tele-Mental Health services.



Michelle Pearson, LPC
Psychotherapist

mpearson@pearlvitality.com

Waitlist. Not Accepting New Patients (estimated 1 month)

Michelle has a Master of Arts in Counseling from Marymount University and a Master of
Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Educational Psychology
from George Mason University. Michelle currently provides clinical services to
individuals with eclectic backgrounds. Michelle received her Bachelor’s Degree in
Psychology from George Mason University. Michelle has experience with individuals
living with serious mental illness, substance use disorders, mild intellectual disabilities
and autism spectrum disorders. Michelle has experience in intensive outpatient settings,
psychiatric rehabilitation and correctional settings. Her primary approach to therapy
integrates solution-focused and cognitive–behavioral techniques. Michelle is passionate
about helping people overcome their challenges and reach their full potential. In order
for resolutions to be found, Michelle believes that individuals need to identify and
reframe problem-immersed thought patterns and be guided toward problem-solving
actions.

Specialities: Individual and Group Counseling. Substance Abuse.



Tasha Smith, LPC
Psychotherapist

tsmith@pearlvitality.com

Waitlist. Not Accepting New Patients ( estimated  1 month)

Tasha Smith is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with over four years of comprehensive clinical experience. She is passionate about helping individuals, families, and couples overcome the stressors and adversities that hide, for a time, one’s path to peace and fulfillment.

She believes healing is about letting go of everything that is not you – releasing expectations, redrafting false beliefs – and becoming who you are. She draws from a variety of treatment modalities to create a tailored approach for each individual and situation. A key component to Tasha’s practice is developing a collaborative, compassionate, authentic, and non-judgmental therapeutic relationship with clients. She is a warm, open, encouraging, realistic, and direct therapist who combines experience, creativity, and a sense of humor to the therapeutic process.

Her educational experience includes an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Maryland University College, and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University. She previously served as a Clinical Director for a private organization that provided services to low-income individuals and families. She currently holds an LCPC in Maryland and an LPC in the District of Columbia and Virginia.

Specialities: Individual, Adolescent, and Couples Therapy.



Carolina Duval, LPC
Psychotherapist

cduval@pearlvitality.com

Waitlist. Not Accepting New Patients (estimated 1 month) –  English and  Spanish Speaking

Carolina Duval is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with several years of comprehensive clinical experience. She accepts clients who have the capacity to resolve their own problems with her professional assistance.

She believes psychological distress and symptoms do not occur in a vacuum but are instead contextual and often present themselves as an adaptation to events, challenges and life stages. Her goal is to (a) help you understand the context for the development of the symptoms, and (b) develop strategies to enhance your resiliency and wellbeing. Therefore, she takes a non-blaming and non-pathologizing approach to her clinical work. Carolina is committed to upholding all ethical guidelines and to using the most empowering, least invasive approaches possible.

Carolina graduated from Barry University with a BS in Counseling and completed counseling training at Bayview Center Mental Health, She emphasizes the Client Directed Outcome Informed approach, which means that (a) the client feedback is routinely sought and used to direct the counseling session, and (b) the progress towards the amelioration of symptoms is routinely measured and the results are used to determine the effectiveness of the counseling relationship.
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Specialities: English and Spanish Speaking Individual Therapy.



Talia Bryan, LCSW
Psychotherapist, Clinical Director

tbryan@pearlvitality.com

Waitlist. Not Accepting New Patients (estimated 1 month)

Talia Bryan is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Her educational experience includes an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education, Bachelors Degree in Psychology& Family & Social Relations from the University of Windsor in Canada and A Masters Degree In Social Work from Norfolk State University. Work experience includes inpatient therapy within an Acute Hospital Setting, Emergency Mental Health Treatment with The City of Alexandria and Outpatient Counseling with the Department of Defense.

Her academic and work experience has granted her an understanding of human development and behavior . Talia has extensive experience working with individuals across the life span, families and groups from various backgrounds, cultures and age groups treating a wide range of psychosocial stressors including but not limited to marital conflict , relationship acute stress, divorce, depression, anxiety , PTSD, ADHD , adult ADD , eating disorders, sexual addiction, substance abuse, domestic violence, maturational stress, military lifestyle, interpersonal/intrapersonal conflicts, suicidal ideations , grief and loss, child/adult abuse and parent child -relational issues.

Her clinical focus is empowering individuals, couples and families with the strengths and abilities they have within to overcome life’s stressors. Therapeutic approaches are eclectic in which she utilizes therapeutic modalities (not limited to) such as Gottman Couples Counseling, CBT, Trauma Focused CBT, Person Centered Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy to foster and institute change.

Specialities: Individual, Adolescent, Couples and Family Counseling. CISM certified for Crisis Intervention/Response, Substance Abuse Professional Certified for Department of Transportation. Couples Counseling using the Gottman method.



Jasmine Logan
Front Desk Manager

frontdesk@pearlvitality.com


Trinetta Bryan
Business & Operations Director

contact@pearlvitality.com