Meet Our Team
Teresa C. Berry, LPC, LMFT
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, MS Resident in Counseling
Director of Clinical Services
Kaisha has worked with SARA since November 2015, providing free, confidential counseling to our clients and facilitating the Roanoke Valley’s Sexual Assault Response Team. 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.
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, monthly classes 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.
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 is in the M.A.L.S program at 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.