Sharde' O'Rourke,


Sharde' hails from Los Angeles, California and is the eccentric owner/therapist of The Mahogany Projek. She has over 10+ years of therapeutic experience and focuses on working with and providing services for black people, LGBTQ affirming services, trauma, substance use and couples. 

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Kendall Bazemore,

Kendall is a writer, herbalist, and meditation coach based in VA. He has his bachelor degree in International Studies concentrated on International social justice with a minor in African American studies. His work rests at the intersection of decolonalization, self-determination, and holistic wellness.


Brianne Muñiz, Receptionist

Brianne is a funky fresh Virginia that came to TMP as an intern and transitioned to the receptionist. She has a bachelors degree in psychology and is working towards becoming a therapist. She has a passion for working with birth mothers of children that were adopted.

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Lea Barrett, LCSW

Lea hails from Virginia and has been providing services for 6+ years in community mental services and the non-profit area. Lea has a bachelors and masters degree in Social work and focuses on working with individuals struggling with depression and anxiety. Lea has experience being creative to her approach of change and healing. 

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Yolanda Wilson, LPC

Yolanda is a well traveled, dressed down counselor that has traveled military spouse that provides effective therapeutic services to individuals, children, couples and families. She focuses on working with individuals that want cohesive familial relationships, depression, anxiety and trauma. She has 10+ years of experience.

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Erica Staton, LPC-R

Erica is a 2nd year LPC-R (Resident) that has previous experience working with TDT and Intensive in home kids. She has also works in the inpatient setting to include supporting individuals with increased psychatric concerns. She enjoys working with children and adults and enjoys supporting her clients from an empathic perspective. 


Glorya Askew, LCSW

Glorya is a seasoned social worker and has provided therapeutic intervention in both the traditional therapeutic space and in the religious space. She enjoys serving others and supporting people being their best selves.


Skylar Howard

Hello! My name is Skylar Howard. I attend Hampton University, majoring in psychology. I relocated to Virginia for college. My home is West Bloomfield, Michigan. A small suburb in metro Detroit. I love to indulge in a new book! Reading and journaling are my favorite hobbies. 

I also consider myself a foodie that needs to work on her cooking skills! 


I am very excited to be interning at The Mahogany Projek LLC.

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