Vanessa Talley is the owner and lead clinician of Mindful Life Connections, PLLC. She received a Masters of Social Work degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Vanessa is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist Associate, EMDRIA Approved, EMDR and Somatic Experiencing Trained Therapist, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP-II), and a Certified Spiritual Coach, Certified Mindfulness Informed Professional & Certified Meditation Coach and Facilitator. Vanessa has worked in the mental health field for the past 8-years, and has 10-years of medical hospital experience. She has a passion for working with adult clients, individually and in group settings. Vanessa worked in private practice, several medical and psychiatric hospitals, and mental & behavioral health community agencies. She served patients/clients with various acute, chronic, and terminal illnesses, and mental health diagnoses. Vanessa found her calling, after observing the effectiveness of psychotherapy, evidence-based treatment methods, EMDR Therapy, and Mindfulness. Noticing the positive changes that occurred in the lives of many clients, Vanessa decided to use these tools to help them make the healing connection in private practice.
Courtney heads the administrative team at MLC. She keeps the structure of this business standing on a strong foundation. She is a mother of two beautiful children, student of clinical psychology at Capella University (class of 2023), and advocates for clients needing addictions and housing resources. She enjoys spending her spare time in her hobby as a social media content creator. She is also an entrepreneur making body soaps, butters, and oils for her personal business.
Racquel performs all our social media and marketing tasks, making sure that our clients and followers receive the best and most updated information via social media, and other marketing platforms. Proudly, Racquel will soon be a student of the culinary arts. She also loves dogs, spending time advocating for and working with the LGBTQIA+ community, and peer substance use support groups. She is a proud aunt of 5, and loves spending quality time with them. She is also an artist loving to draw & sketch.
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