Meet our staff

Our Clinical staff is licensed and trained to provide Psychotherapy and Substance use Recovery Services. Our clinicians are professional and culturally competent with up to 30 years in Mental Health Experience.

All of our clinicians are creative, flexible, dedicated, community based, humanitarian and caring in their attitude. We are client-centered and individualized with our approach and committed to create the opportunity for change as well as desired growth.

Sahaya Therapy, LLC clinical services are being operated and supervised by Sudha Purihella, LPC, who is responsible for clinical services rendered. In order to provide quality care, clinicians may consult within the practice and with outside psychiatric medical resources without your permission, but identity of the client is always kept confidential.

Sudha Purihella

CEO/ Clinical Director/LPC

Sudha Purihella has two MA degree’s majoring in Psychology and Mental Health Counseling. She speaks fluent Telugu-South Indian language and understands Hindi. 

Valerie Silver

LCADC

Valerie Silver has nearly a decade of experience in providing therapeutic services in Behavioral Health. Her warm and inviting personality in conjunction

Charity Dzieketey

LICSW

Charity Dzieketey has a master’s degree majoring in Children and Families. She has thirteen years of Clinical Social work experience, working Adults, Geriatric and Families. 

Juquasia Robinson

LCSW

Juquasia Robinson has a master’s degree majoring in Social Work. She has been in the Clinical Social Work field since 2014 interning and working in various settings. 

Administrative Staff

Anita Rock

Billing and Credentialing Specialist

Anita Rock is our Benefits Verification and Billing Specialist doing the registration and insurance verification for all clients. She has been working with Sahaya Therapy, LLC for the past 14 years. 

Jocelyn Mckenzie

Scheduling and Practice Assistant

Jocelyn McKenzie is the Virtual Administrative Practice Assistant & Scheduler at Sahaya Therapy, LLC, where she processes intake applications from start

to finish

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