Main Mission

Our mission is to provide a safe space for healers to heal and a training ground for healers to develop their craft.  This is accomplished through individual and group therapy sessions for those seeking healing; and training, internship, and employment opportunities for those seeking to develop their craft.

Yolanda Bartow

Hi, I'm Yolanda!

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked in the mental health field for over twenty years in different capacities.  I began in community health as an Associate Professional with youth while teaching students with social-emotional needs.  While in Graduate school I worked as a  Qualified Professional/Case Manager for adults with significant mental health needs.  My career path led me to work in hospitals and community agencies before deciding to go into Private Practice. I chose Private Practice to better serve my community and create the life I wanted for myself. 

Hi, I'm Mikala!

Mikala Staton (Intern) is a 24-year-old Charlotte, NC native, who has a passion for helping her community. Since childhood, she has aspired to work in the health and medical field. Mikala graduated Summa Cum Laude in her Undergraduate studies with a degree in Public Health from East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. She is currently pursuing a Masters of Public Health degree from Baylor University in Waco, Tx, and is expected to graduate this summer. Mikala plans to further her education in Medical School post-graduation. She has a passion for working with children and minorities and hopes to improve their overall wellness. Her dedication to wellness has introduced her to a new lifestyle and she has been vegan for 2 years. In Mikala's spare time she enjoys doing makeup, spending time with loved ones, yoga, and meditation. She is excited to begin her work in the community.

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Why A Place for Peace

If you’ve ever questioned whether therapy is right for you, take some time to review the benefits of working with A Place for Peace: 

It starts with a free 15-minute phone consultation to discuss your needs and how we can assist.  

If it’s not a good fit we do our best to refer to our community

partners and guide you to additional service provider directories.

We assess to determine if a mental health diagnosis exists and discuss with you to develop the appropriate treatment plan.  Not having a diagnosis does not mean that therapy is not needed or beneficial, it means we can’t bill your insurance company for the sessions.

We support you in accomplishing the goal you set for yourself.  We understand that you are the expert on your life.  We are here to provide interventions to assist you in determining the best path for your healing. 

We practice what we teach.  Each clinician continues their healing journey to ensure we have the capacity to hold a safe space for you. 

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