Meet the Team at New Mercy Behavioral Health LLC

Towanna Cummings strives daily to make a positive impact in the lives of others. Professionally she brings an effective blend of experience, expertise, clarity, concern and action to the counseling process. She sternly believes in the healing and wholeness of individuals, marriages and families.

Towanna earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Master's of Science degree in Rehabilitation Counseling and Case Management, both from the prestigious Fort Valley State University.

Her niche is removing barriers for individuals with socio-economical disparities by connecting them with adequate resources, alleviating psychosocial stress.

She is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor through the Commission on Rehabilitation Counseling Certification (CRCC). The CRCC is the world's largest rehabilitation counseling organization, dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with disabilities. Towanna is also a Licensed Minister and is passionately pursuing a Doctorate of Ministry Degree in Strategic Growth and Leadership from Grace College of Divinity.

Towanna has over eight years counseling experience with a wide range of patients in a variety of treatment settings. Her experience includes providing counseling for clients in need of Vocational Rehabilitation services, providing in home therapy to family and children, and serving as a Crime Victim Advocate for domestic violence and sexual abuse victims.

Additionally, she has extensive experience with leading small therapeutic groups. For almost four years, she taught in Higher Education as a part-time Adjunct Instructor providing invaluable guidance to students pursing their vocational goals.

Towanna serves in her role as a Rehabilitation Counselor with passion because she believes effective therapy and counseling enables people to effectively navigate through some of the most difficult situations in life.