OUR CLINICIANS

THS Wellness team

Transformation Health Services, LLC provides innovative and comprehensive mental health services to clients that are looking for a positive change, or as we call it a transformation.

We offer a unique approach to mental wellness, incorporating the family and social context of each client.

Qualified, informed clinicians collaborate as an integral part of the treatment team to deliver comprehensive mental health services.

The providers of Transformation Health Services, LLC come from diverse backgrounds with a breadth of experience and a refreshing approach to treatment planning, therapy, and medication management.

Marcelli Pascal-Rodriguez

Owner

Marcelli Pascal-Rodriguez is the owner/founder of Transformation Health Services. He completed his training at VCU in Richmond, Virginia. Pascal has worked in numerous settings to include: in-patient, out-patient, addiction medicine, and the forensic setting.  He is able to treat across the life span starting at age 4.

"I work with a diverse group of clients and offer a safe non-judgmental approach in my care. I'm able to treat any condition that affects a persons thinking, feelings, or mood. I utilize a collaborative approach so that we can share the same vision in formulating an individualized treatment plan based on your situation or specific needs. So if you are looking for a provider that is approachable, open-minded, and passionate about mental health look no further. Allow me to partner with you on your journey to stability today!"

Kanisha Belt

Psychiatric Mental Health, NP

Kanisha Belt received her bachelor’s degrees in nursing and psychology from Old Dominion University. She graduated summa cum laude with a Master’s as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She is nationally certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners. She has experience treating clients across the lifespan. 

“As a provider, it is my goal to provide the best unbiased, client-centered care possible. I utilize evidence-based practice to guide my care. I listen to my clients as we work together to create an individualized treatment plan. I am passionate about helping people achieve the best version of themselves as identified by the individual.”

Jessica Tabb

Physician Assistant

Ms. Tabb received her training from Eastern Virginia Medical School, Physician Assistant Program. She is nationally certified through the National Commission on Certification if Physician Assistants and also holds a certification in added qualifications in psychiatry from the NCCPA. She has experience working with a spectrum of psychiatric illnesses from patients 5 years old to geriatric.​

“My passion is to destigmatize care so that everyone can live their best life.”

Nicholas Jones

Physician Assistant

Nick received his training from Eastern Virginia Medical School, Physician Assistant Program. Certified through National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and fellow member of American Academy of PAs. His previous experience in Men’s Health with testosterone replacement gave him insight into the different biological and normal processes that can influence mood and over all well- being. He is an experienced clinician, passionate about providing patient specific mental health care. He looks forward to helping patients improve their quality of life.

Originally from Chicago, this former college football and track athlete is a proud husband and father to two daughters.

Rhonda L. Yancey

Therapist

Rhonda is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of Mental Health experience.  She earned her Master’s Degree from Norfolk State University in 2006, and has worked in various settings, to include a psychiatric hospital, Public School System, Mental Health Emergency Services, Community Mental Health, Medical Social Work, and nearly 10 years of Private Practice.  She has had significant success in helping adults work through issues of anxiety, depression, family issues, stress management, parenting skill, and insight building personal growth development.

She has been very effective in facilitating couples who have sought to improve intimacy, develop productive communication and resolve conflict.  Rhonda specializes in helping adults, adolescents, and children with the following issues:  trauma, PTSD; anxiety/stress; depression; grief; emotional, physical, and /or sexual abuse; military combat stress; first responder stress; and medical trauma.  Rhonda strives to help her clients move toward improved emotional health and freedom; and adamantly believes that the therapeutic relationship is founded on trust and respect.

Brendan O'Connor 

Therapist

Brendan is a Licensed Professional Counselor and earned his M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania. He has experience in out-patient, partial hospitalization, substance use disorder treatment, forensic counseling, and in-patient. His clinical interests are grief and loss, anxiety, depression, substance use disorder recovery, LGBTQ+ related issues, and clinical mental health maintenance.

"Seeking help is hard, and meaningful personal growth even more so. My focus is to provide a fully supportive safe space while challenging clients to grow. Through a collaborative therapeutic process I empower clients to reach their mental health goals and offer support, skills, tools, and alternatives to get there."

Sandra Eason

Therapist

Sandra is a Registered Nurse, Licensed Professional Counselor, Registered Play Therapist, and Nationally Certified Counselor with experience and passion for the life span. Over the last six years, Sandra has invested and immense amount of time conducting intensive clinical work in the community with children, adolescents, adults, and family systems. This work includes intensive in-home therapy, adult ID residential services as well as the outpatient setting providing outpatient therapy. 

Sandra’s theoretical orientation and treatment approaches are grounded in counseling and nursing encompassing philosophies which resembles the work of Virginia Henderson and Betty Neuman. Her client’s embrace her as a member of a partnership on their journey through this chapter of their life. Sandra focuses on being sounding board or mirror by way of reflective listening to assist with clarifying meaning or reaching an understanding with her patients. Sandra’s belief is that self -awareness is the most influential remedy and cure for any anomaly or illness that plagues the human body and mind. Healing, rejuvenation, and a reset is different for everyone and within her practice. Treatment is molded and personalized for each individual. This is a process in which Sandra proudly refers to as “Achieving Autonomy Through Self Actualization."

Stability, sustainability, and tranquility are the foundation for peace of mind. With this, Sandra aspires to assist her clients with achieving this through self-concept and self-actualization. Consultation is available to individuals, couples, families, groups, and organizations. Therapy techniques utilized are existential and solution focused in conjunction with an integrative approach. There are also options for Play Therapy and Expressive Arts techniques based on desire or need.

Holly Parker

Resident in Counseling

Holly graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree Psychology with an emphasis on Clinical Psychology and Counseling from Saint Leo University, in September 2017. She earned a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Southern New Hampshire University in August 2021. Holly completed her counseling internship at the LGBT Life Center in Norfolk, Virginia and is currently employed as a resident at the Transformation Health Center in Virginia Beach, Virginia, where she is pursuing certification as a Licensed Professional Counselor. Her professional counseling experience includes working with children, adolescents, adults and aging individuals. She’s had extensive experience supporting domestic violence survivors, at-risk children and adolescents, and the LGBT community. Holly is currently accepting clientele from teens to adults. 

“As a professional counselor, I’ve dealt with diverse clientele of all ages and diagnosis, resulting in an acute awareness of the need to be a passionate and empathetic counselor. My goal is to make a positive, lasting impact in my client’s lives, providing the tools and support necessary to learn, grow and thrive; always moving forward! I follow the teachings of Albert Ellis with Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) and utilize techniques relating to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to provide needed support and guidance to improve my clients’ futures.”

Dr. Tondra Brown, MA, Ed.D, LRIC

Resident in Counseling

Dr. Brown is a Licensed Resident in Counseling in the state of Virginia who serves children and adults in the areas of ADHD, depression, anxiety, trauma, substance abuse, relationship issues, marriage restoration, divorcees, adolescents and groups. Dr. Brown is also a military veteran who received a Bachelor of Arts from Old Dominion University, a Master’s in Counseling, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Liberty University, which focused on the causes of negative behaviors in adolescents.

Dr. Brown offers Christian based, as well as, science based approaches. She aims at meeting each client where they are, using a holistic perspective, and helping them through their individual processes in order to reach their goals. Dr. Brown strives to establish a professional and caring relationship with each person. Her aim is to help you overcome the obstacles that have impaired relationships, communication, learning, and personal development.

Lisa Edmond

Therapist

Lisa Edmond is native to North Carolina. Lisa started her career as a Qualified Mental Health Professional over 16 years ago after graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at Winston Salem State University. She went on to obtain a Master’s Degree from North Carolina Agricultural & Technology State University and the University of North Carolina Greensboro joint program. Lisa has a passion for helping others and eliminating impairments that inhibit daily life functioning. She has worked with many individuals, from children and adolescents through adulthood with a wide range of mental health and behavioral issues including substance abuse. Lisa believes in meeting the client where they are and finding the right approach and to help the individual feel safe, complete, and functioning at their highest level possible. Lisa’s desire is to see people grow and flourish into the best possible versions of themselves.

Ramona Ramos

Life Coach

My name is Ramona Ramos. I am a wife, mother, and grandmother, who has a love for the confused, hurt, scared, abandoned and rejected people of the world. I am a Certified Professional Life Coach through Transformation Academy.  I have been a teacher in the private sectors for fifteen years. I have an extensive background in working with children and adults with disabilities and mental illness for thirty plus years in hospitals, health care facilities, group homes, office settings as well as private home care.


My philosophy “The best teacher is experience and with time you gain wisdom”


Our experiences in life are what makes us who we are.  I help people find, direct, and understand their destiny through those experiences. My goal as your Life Coach is to provide you with all the tools, support, information, and motivation needed to inspire you to reach, and maintain your desired goals. I foster a collaborative, holistic, and interactive approach and am committed to helping you realize and unlock your full potential. For everyone, traditional therapy is not what you are looking for. If you feel you fit this category, I am here for you.


The difference between Life Coaching and Therapy is simple - Life coaching encourages, equips and empowers, while therapy examines.

Karen Jackson

Therapist

Karen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) and a Medication Assisted Treatment Counselor (MATC). Karen provides telehealth services with Transformation Health Services in Virginia Beach, VA. She works with teenagers, young adults, individuals, couples and families using an eclectic approach tailored to the unique needs of each new client with supporting therapeutic approaches to problem solving.


Karen has over 18 years of experience in substance abuse counseling services including assessments, group and individual counseling and outpatient treatment.


Karen’s Specialty areas are: Substance Abuse Counseling; Relationship challenges (Couples and families); Anxiety and Depression; Life Stresses and next step phases of life; Grief and Loss and PTSD.

There are so many changes that happen as families and individuals grow and develop with the passing years, pandemics and life stressors and Karen is here to help you with these transitions.

Karen provides an environment of compassion and support to help individuals and families so they can lead happier and more productive lives.