April Harris Britt
April Harris-Britt, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist in private practice in Durham since 2003. She received her doctorate from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In addition to providing child, adolescent, adult, and family therapy, Dr. Harris-Britt conducts comprehensive psychological evaluations, forensic evaluations, comprehensive child custody evaluations, civil guardian ad litem evaluations, and parental competency evaluations. Specific areas of expertise include trauma and violence, adoption and attachment, medically fragile children, divorce transitions, ADHD and learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and multicultural issues.
Dr. Harris-Britt utilizes a systems approach to wellness that incorporates developmental, psychological, and social strengths in assessment and treatment. She is trained in many evidence-based models, including Trauma-focused CBT, Motivational Interviewing, and EMDR. Dr. Harris-Britt is often contacted by families, attorneys, and the courts to provide intensive intervention services for families engaged in high-conflict custody disputes, including coparenting and reunification therapy. She provides services as a Parent Coordinator.
Dr. Harris-Britt is licensed in the states of NC and VA. She maintains a faculty appointment at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Fielding Graduate University, where she is actively engaged in teaching and research. Some of her work has been featured on CNN, in Newsweek, on local television and radio news programs, and in the New York Times Bestseller, NurtureShock. She is currently a member of the Board for the Center for Cooperative Parenting and the Board for the Advancement of Psychology in the Public Interests (BAPPI) for the American Psychological Association (APA).
Robin H. Exum-Calhoun, Ph.D.Email email@example.com
Robin H. Exum-Calhoun, Ph.D. received her BA degree from Dartmouth College and she earned both her Master’s and Doctoral degrees from New York University. She has always had an interest in working with families. Her clinical training included work with children, adolescents, adults and family therapy along with psychological assessment.
Dr. Exum-Calhoun’s mission is to improve the lives of the families with whom she works. Truly embracing the notion that “It Takes a Village to Raise a Child” she seeks to work with all members of the “Village” who might be involved in supporting members of a family. She utilizes a variety of techniques to improve individual functioning and strengthen family relations. Treatment modalities such as cognitive behavior therapy, psychodynamic therapy, solution focused therapy and EMDR are used to help clients cope with a variety of clinical syndromes including mood disorders, anxiety, trauma, disorders often experienced by children, and family problems. She also works with couples seeking to strengthen their relationships recognizing that the couple is the foundation of the family unit. Dr. Exum-Calhoun’s clinical interests include: child and adolescent development, parenting, the transition from adolescence to young adulthood, women’s issues and the intersection of spiritually and clinical practice. Dr. Exum-Calhoun is a Christian and also incorporates spirituality into her psychological practice for individuals interested in treatment of this nature.
Dr. Exum-Calhoun uses her experience working in the School Psychology field to advise and advocate for parents seeking to improve their children’s educational experience. She provides psychoeducational assessment to help parents gain a better understanding of their child’s educational and emotional needs.
Dr. Exum-Calhoun’s professional work has also included teaching psychology at the undergraduate, Master’s and Doctoral levels at several universities including New York University, The College of Saint Elizabeth, and Saint Augustine’s College. She is currently a faculty member in the School of Undergraduate Studies at Capella University.
Akua Jackson, PhD
Akua Jackson, Phis a licensed psychologist. She received her BA degree in Psychology from UNC Chapel Hill and her doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from Fielding Graduate University. Her education and training focused on forensic psychology and parent-child relationships. She has experience providing child, adolescent, adult, and family therapy. Dr. Jackson has worked with individuals with a variety of diagnoses including individuals with anxiety, depression, PTSD, and cultural issues. She also conducts comprehensive psychological evaluations and forensic evaluations. She is passionate about helping others and utilizes an evidence-based approach that is customized to fit each client’s particular needs.
Geoffrey Zeger, ACSW, LCSW
Geoffrey Zeger, ACSW, LCSW, provides counseling and psychotherapy to children, adults, couples and families. He received his Masters of Social Work from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Social Work. Licensed since 1992, Geoff has worked with a wide range of clients with a variety of presenting needs. His focus is working with children (attention difficulties, self-harm, acting out, teenage and childhood depression and anxiety, and incorporating step-parents into families). Geoff's prior experience includes work with juvenile sex offenders, Willie M. Children, Director of a Crisis Team, work with a mental health team at Ground Zero (9-11), and out-of-state work with soldiers returning from Iraq.
Keshawna Solomon, MA, LPA
Phone 919-401-8090 ext. 1007
Keshawna Solomon, MA, LPA is a Licensed Psychological Associate. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and African American studies. She completed her Master's in Psychology with a Clinical Concentration, from North Carolina Central University. She has 7 years of experience working with adults who have Autism through Division TEACCH at UNC-Chapel Hill. Ms. Solomon conducts psychological evaluations, psycho-educational testing, developmental assessments, and consultations with schools. She also provides therapy to young children and adolescents, largely utilizing play therapy techniques. Her areas of clinical interest include trauma, anger management, and family systems. Her research interests include racial socialization, parental involvement, achievement motivation, and how these issues are related to academic outcomes in minority children. She is an active member of the American Psychological Association and the North Carolina Psychological Association.
Dr. Shana Midgette
Meet Dr. Shana Midgette, a dedicated primary therapist specializing in treating behavioral health concerns across all age groups. With a prestigious educational background, she holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, a Master of Science in Professional Counseling, and a Master of Science in Addiction Studies.
Dr. Midgette's expertise shines through her diverse licenses as a Licensed Chemical Addictions Specialist (LCAS) and a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC). This unique combination empowers her to provide comprehensive care for individuals dealing with mental health and substance use challenges. In her role as a Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS), she guides provisionally licensed addiction professionals, enriching the quality of care they deliver.
Notably, Dr. Midgette has extended her scope to encompass reunification therapy and aiding families in navigating co-parenting conflicts with sensitivity and skill. Her proficiency extends to court-ordered anger management treatment and local forensic evaluations, where she assesses individuals' trial readiness. Furthermore, she brings the power of trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy to her practice.
A proud member of esteemed organizations such as the American Psychological Association (APA), the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC), the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), and the Association of Black Psychologists (ABP), Dr. Midgette demonstrates her commitment to staying at the forefront of her field.
Dr. Midgette enriches the treatment journey for every individual she works with a profound blend of wisdom, hands-on experience, and genuine empathy.