About Us - Meet Our Therapists

Old Towne Counseling Services is dedicated to providing mental health counseling services to children, teens, individuals, families, and couples. As a practice we approach therapy from a holistic and solution-focused perspective. Additionally, the vast experience of our therapists allows them to provide the particular strategies and interventions that will meet your unique needs and expectations. We’d like for you to meet the women and men who are making a difference in our community through their services at Old Towne Counseling Services.

Jeri Lewis, LPC

Founder, Owner, and Director of Old Towne Counseling Services.

Jeri Lewis is founder and owner of Old Towne Counseling Services, LLC. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the Commonwealth of Virginia. She earned her Master’s Degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and she continued her post graduate education at The Johns Hopkins University. Jeri’s experience of over 20 years has been diverse.
Learn more about Jeri Lewis.

Diana Boutté, RN, MSN, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner / Independent Contractor

Diana has an outstanding academic background that includes two Bachelor’s Degrees (a BS in Psychology and a BS in Nursing from ODU) and two Master’s Degrees (a MS in Nursing Leadership & Administration from Old Dominion University and a MS from the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program at VCU.
Learn more about Diana Boutté.

Dr. Edward Bieda

Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Edward Bieda obtained his Master’s degree of Science in Counseling Psychology from Chaminade University of Honolulu, and holds a Doctor of Psychology degree in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University of Honolulu.
Learn more about Dr. Edward Bieda.

Patty Thomas, LCSW

Therapist / Independent Contractor

Patty is originally from Long Island NY and
traveled to VA to attend the VA Commonwealth University. She received her Master’s degree in Social Work. Patty has 32 years of experience in the mental health field and is passionate about her work with teens and children.
Learn more about Patty Thomas.

Patricia WIlkinson, LCSW, SAP

Therapist, Clinical Director

Patricia Wilkinson earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Ohio State University in 1976. Patricia works with individuals, couples, and families facing substance abuse, trauma, mood disorders, work difficulties, chronic disease and life transition issues.
Learn more about Patricia Wilkinson.

WIlliam "Bill" Butler, LCSW

Therapist / Independent Contractor

Bill graduated from the US Naval Academy and became a Navy helicopter pilot. After his honorable discharge, he received his Master’s in Social Work from Norfolk State University in 1979 and was licensed as a Clinical Social Worker in 1983.
Learn more about William “Bill” Butler.

Mary Butler, LCSW

Therapist / Independent Contractor

Mary is a clinical social worker licensed in the State of Virginia. She graduated from Norfolk State University with her MSW in 1980. She has 30 years of experience working in various settings including United Way, Children’s Hospital, and private practice.
Learn more about Mary Butler.

Mary Beth Baker, LCSW

Therapist and Certified Autism Specialist

Mary Beth Baker earned her Master’s in Social Work at VCU in 2002. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 17 years of professional experience working in public and private settings, inpatient (residential and acute care) as well as outpatient.
Learn more about Mary Beth Baker.

Peggy Blaylock, LCSW, CSAC, CCDP


Peggy Blaylock graduated from VCU with a
Master’s in Social Work. She serves as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Substance Abuse Counselor. Peggy enjoys working with clients who struggle with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and loss, and addiction.
Learn more about Peggy Blaylock.

Sheri Phuong, LCSW


Sheri Phuong is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked in the mental health field for over 10 years. Sheri has worked in residential programs, community-based settings, crisis stabilization and outpatient therapy. In her approach to therapy she works with the client and often times their family to help find solutions to a myriad of challenges faced in life.
Learn more about Sheri Phuong.

Lauren Roseman, LCSW


Lauren Roseman is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked in the mental health field since 2004. Lauren earned a Bachelor’s Degree in English Education and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Lauren has also served as a foster care case manager, community mental health counselor, and outpatient therapist.
Learn more about Lauren Roseman.

Michelle Sams, LCSW

Therapist / Independent Contractor

Michelle Sams has over 14 years post graduate experience working with children, couples, and families. She works with teenage girls who have experienced childhood sexual abuse, adults with relationship difficulties, teens suffering from depression & anxiety, and children with focus and attention issues and other behavior difficulties.
Learn more about Michelle Sams.

Dabney Belcastro, LCSW, SEP


Dabney Belcastro is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Somatic Experiencing Practitioner with a dynamic range of experience working with clients of all ages in outpatient, inpatient, and community based service settings. She has a special interest in working with teens and young adults.
Learn more about Dabney Belcastro.

Todd Stonnell, LPC, ATR

Therapist and Art Therapist

Todd is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Board Certified Registered Art Therapist. He graduated from GWU in 2013 with a Master of Arts in Art Therapy. Todd has also worked with individuals seeking help for LGBTQ-IA issues, trauma, depression, autism spectrum disorder and anxiety.
Learn more about Todd Stonnell

Susann-Nicole Schwarz, LPC


Susann-Nicole Schwarz is a Licensed Professional Counselor and an approved Supervisor in the Commonwealth of Virginia as well as Massachusetts. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Master’s Degree in Forensic Psychology, and Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology at American International College in Springfield Massachusetts.
Learn more about Susann-Nicole Schwarz.

Jeremy Jones, LMFT

Therapist / Independent Contractor

Jeremy is a skilled licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over eight years of experience providing treatment for children, adolescents, and families. Jeremy has worked in an array of practice settings since receiving his Master’s in Marriage
and Family Therapy from Mercy College.
Learn more about Jeremy Jones.

Dr. Priscilla Wright, PSY D., LPC, NCC

Therapist / Independent Contractor

Priscilla Wright has worked in the Human Services Field for 10 years. She obtained her Master’s in Counseling from Virginia State University. She is passionate about helping children and adults reach their maximum potential through a strengths based approach.
Learn more about Dr. Priscilla Wright.

Jimmy Hovermale, LPC, CRC


Jimmy Hovermale earned his Master’s Degree from VCU’s School of Rehabilitation Counseling and has experience providing therapy to individuals and couples with a focus on interpersonal process, family systems, and cognitive behavioral approaches.
Learn more Jimmy Hovermale.

Sara Babb, MSW

Resident in Counseling /
Independent Contractor

Sara Babb is a MSW and Supervisee in Social Work, and trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing).
Learn more about Sara Babb.

Jamie Farmer

Graduate Intern


Manager and Billing Specialist

Caitlyn Berry

Nurse Practitioner Assistant

Allyce McCutcheon

Front Office Coordinator

Anne Lenhart

Front Desk Coordinator

Careers with Old Towne Counseling Services

Old Towne Counseling Services is always interested in meeting caring and skilled clinicians. If you are interested in joining an established private practice, and think that Old Towne Counseling Services may be the right fit for you, please contact us to discuss the possibilities. We are currently interviewing: Licensed Clinicians, Psychiatrist: Full or Part Time, PMHNP: Full Time and Part Time, and Residents. 
Please email a letter of interest and your resume to oldtowne@otcounseling.com.

Old Towne Counseling Services Office Building

Old Towne Counseling Services, LLC. 
7489 Right Flank Road 
Mechanicsville, VA  23116

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