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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.

Kaisha Williams, M.S. Resident in Counseling

Kaisha Williams, M.S. Resident in Counseling

Director of Clinical Services

Kaisha has worked with SARA since November 2015. She earned a BSW and a Master’s of Counseling and Human Development from Radford University and is currently working towards LPC licensure. Kaisha has worked in the field as a Clinician in Intensive In-Home and Outpatient services, Program Manager in Therapeutic Day Treatment, and as a Child Placement Supervisor for Therapeutic Foster Care.

Kelsey R. Harrington, M.S.

Kelsey R. Harrington, M.S.

Director of Community Engagement

Kelsey has worked with SARA since July 2015. She earned her B.A. in Communication from Carthage College and her M.S. in College Student Personnel from Western Illinois University. Prior to joining SARA, Kelsey worked as Program Coordinator at the Women’s Center at Virginia Tech. Kelsey is passionate about gender equity, social justice, and community development in the Roanoke Valley.

Laura B. Guilliams, M.A.

Laura B. Guilliams, M.A.

Director of Crisis Services

Laura joined the SARA team in October 2016. She earned her B.S. in Communication from Radford University and her M.A. in Educational Leadership from the University of Central Florida. Laura has worked in the field of crisis intervention for more than ten years both at non-profits and in higher education. She is an active yogi who spends her free time hiking, traveling, and attending music festivals with family and friends.