Kalvin Franklin MS, CRC, LCMHC
IIH Team Lead for Orange County Team
Kalvin received his bachelor's degree from North Carolina Central University (2013) in Business Administration with Concentration in Marketing and master’s degree from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling (2017). He has recently become a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor but has been providing outpatient therapy since 2019 as a practicing Licensed Clinical Mental Health Associate.
He has experience working in the community as Job Coach/Direct Support with individuals with developmental & mental health disabilities, as operations manager for an organization supporting people with intellectual & developmental disabilities, and as rehabilitation counselor for people with significant disabilities looking to continue community living. In addition, he has experience in the school system working as Teacher Assistant and assisting with the EC program.
Because of his own diverse background Kalvin uses a person-centered therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and other evidence-based therapy to support clients with developing skills, interventions, and strategies to help achieve overall wellness in their lives. Kalvin believes that therapy should be a collaborative approach with the client and the family that he works with to help them change the thoughts, feelings, emotions, and behaviors that are interfering with client's ability to live life to their fullest potential.
Kalvin is currently working with children, adolescents, families, and adults via Renaissance Wellness. He believes that therapy is a way to connect with people in nonjudgmental experience that could provide space for healing and growth within individuals.
Kalvin enjoys live music (not so much lately), playing/watching sports with friends & family, comics, visiting museums/watching documentaries, and learning about new cultures.
Qualified Professional for the Orange County Team
Lisa was raised in South Carolina. She graduated from Colorado Christian University with summa cum laude academic honors in 2015 receiving her bachelor’s in psychology. She is currently finishing up her master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Walden University and will also graduate with summa cum laude honors.
Lisa takes a person-centered approach to therapy. She prefers to meet the client where they are walking with them on their journey to healing and living their best life. She is trained in CBT, DBT, Trauma Informed Care, Geriatric/Adult Mental Health, Family Systems Therapy, and Mindfulness.
Lisa has experience and is willing to work with adolescents, teens, and adults. She is willing to see clients in Chapel Hill, Pittsboro, and through telehealth. She has worked with individuals with learning disabilities, high risk behaviors, mental illness, addictions, and co-occurring disorders. Her past work experience includes day treatment facilities, hospital-based facilities, community mental health centers and the department of corrections.
Lisa’s goal is to assist clients in discovering and building on their strengths, building support systems, and developing healthy habits to strengthen their resilience. She also incorporates client’s spiritual beliefs into the treatment protocol in order to holistically address their needs.
Lisa believes that to be truly happy, there must be a healthy balance between mind, body, and soul.
American Counseling Association
American Psychological Association