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Meet Our Team

 

Teresa C. Berry, LPC, LMFT

Teresa C. Berry, LPC, LMFT

Executive Director

Teresa has been with SARA since 1986. She earned her M.S. in Counseling Psychology from Radford University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC); Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT); and, a Certified Massage Therapist (CMT). She has over 30 years of extensive experience working with survivors of sexual violence, grant writing, program development and fiscal management. She is an avid runner and marathoner who one day hopes to run the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.

Laura B. Guilliams, MA, RYT

Laura B. Guilliams, MA, RYT

Director of Crisis Services

Laura joined the SARA team in October 2016, managing our 24-Hour Crisis Hotline, Volunteer Crisis Advocate program, and Advocacy program. Laura also teaches Hatha yoga, offering free, trauma-informed yoga for survivors at our administrative office. She earned a B.S. in Communication from Radford University, an M.A. in Educational Leadership from the University of Central Florida, and an RYT-500 yoga teacher certification from The Breathing Space in Blacksburg, Va. Laura has worked in the field of crisis intervention for more than 15 years both at non-profits and in higher education and has been teaching yoga since 2014.

Dina Hackley-Hunt, MA

Dina Hackley-Hunt, MA

Director of Education and Outreach

Dina joined SARA in October 2018 and facilitates our Education and Community Outreach program in the Roanoke Valley community. She earned her B.A. in Psychology and Speech Communications from UNC-Chapel Hill and her M.A. in Liberal Studies from Hollins University. She has more than 25 years of experience working with youth, youth-serving professionals, and community organizations. Additionally, she is the owner of Catalyst Training and Consulting and presents workshops on a variety of topics, including stress management and cultural competency. Dina also enjoys traveling, reading and knitting.

Anna Kitts, MSW, Supervisee in Social Work

Anna Kitts, MSW, Supervisee in Social Work

Director of Clinical Services

Anna began working with SARA Roanoke in August 2020, providing free, confidential counseling to our clients. She earned a BA in Psychology with a minor in Social Work and her MSW, as a member of Phi Alpha Honors Society – Kappa Omicron Chapter. Anna has worked in the field of human services as a Domestic Violence Client Advocate and Therapeutic Foster Care Case Manager as well as a Clinician in Crisis Intervention/Stabilization, Therapeutic Day Treatment, and Outpatient settings. She also has experience as a Clinical Coordinator for Therapeutic Day Treatment and Mental Health Skill Building. Anna enjoys spending time with family, kayaking, and playing with her puppies.