FHR North Carolina Welcomes Two New Outpatient Therapists

Published 08/23/2018

FHR is pleased to announce the addition of two new, highly qualified therapists to provide outpatient therapy to individuals seeking care in Raleigh and Cary, North Carolina.  

These new therapists, as well as FHR’s existing dedicated team, are offering new groups and workshops, and accepting new referrals.

To schedule a new client appointment, please contact (919) 573-6520. At this time, FHR accepts Medicaid, IPRS, and BCBS.


Danielle N. Bonner, MSW, LCSW-A 
Danielle Bonner, MSW, LCSW-A, has dedicated her career to service and advocacy for the underserved and underrepresented living in our community. This passion has led her to various positions along the East Coast for 17 years, beginning as an AmeriCorps member teaching literacy in New Haven, Connecticut. She relocated to North Carolina in 2008 to enhance her career through counseling and supporting children and families impacted by trauma and substance use disorders. Today, Danielle is a highly trained and skilled therapist. She employs an array of therapeutic modalities including CBT, DBT and TF-CBT, and enjoys working with couples and families to strengthen their dynamics.
Accepting Medicaid, BCBS, and IPRS


Cristina Rojas Lusker
, M.Ed., LPC, CSAC
Cristina Rojas Lusker, M.Ed, LPC, CSAC, describes her counseling philosophy as, “person-centered, solution-oriented, and collaborative.” She joins FHR’s team with nearly 20 years of experience in the behavioral healthcare field. Cristina received her Master of Education degree in Counseling and Development from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, and furthered her education and work in the field to receive the following credentials: Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Virginia; National Certified Counselor (NCC); Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS); Licensed Mental Health Clinician (LMHC) in Florida; and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in North Carolina. She has extensive experience working with clients with co-occurring disorders, providing individual, group, and family therapy, as well as a background of working with adolescents and adults alike. Through her work, Cristina emphasizes the importance of developing and nurturing realistic and believable hope with her clients throughout the therapeutic process.  
Accepting Medicaid and IPRS

 

In addition to Danielle and Cristina, FHR’s team members also include:

 

Anna Powell, B.S.
Anna Powell, B.S., serves as FHR’s Care and Intake Coordinator in the Behavioral Health Outpatient Department in the Raleigh, North Carolina office. In this position, she assists the Outpatient Team and individuals in FHR’s care by providing resources and linkages to community-based services. Anna earned a bachelor’s degree from North Carolina State University in Biological Sciences, with a concentration in Human Biology. Her future goal is to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, which she is currently working towards while studying to take the Graduation Record Examination (GRE).


Diane Spell, LCSW

Diane Spell, LCSW, has been employed with FHR for four years as a therapist, working with adolescents, adults, and seniors, both individually and in group settings. Due to her passion and interest in helping others, Diane began working in the medical and mental health field when she was 18 years old, eventually leading her to earn her master’s degree in social work from Florida International University. Much of her early experience was in child welfare and family services, and her post-graduate experience focused in the following areas: intensive training as a DBT therapist; Spanish speaking therapy services; and treating those with anxiety disorders, borderline personality disorder, pervasive mental illness disorders, depression, mood disorders, and traumatic grief. Diane is bilingual and applies techniques she developed through her training in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Family Centered Therapy in her everyday work.


Lori Zeh, LCSW

Lori Zeh, LCSW, acts as FHR’s Director of Outpatient Services in Raleigh, North Carolina, providing individual, couple, and family therapy, as well as offering workshops to those in FHR’s care. She began her career in the mental health field while receiving her bachelor’s degree, later receiving her master’s in Social Work from Fordham University. Her past positions have included therapist, program manager, director, and regional director in the mental health and medical health fields, focusing on work with teens and young adults, women’s issues, personal development, and trauma resolution. Her approach includes psycho-dynamic, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, EMDR, and mindfulness.


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