our vision and team


Our vision

The vision of Conscious Healing Therapies is to provide clients with the resources necessary to heal themselves, transform their lives, and grow both personally and spiritually in the process. We offer Integrative and PsychoSpiritual Healing Services for clients who want to move beyond traditional therapies toward holistic healing and Personal Transformation. 


Experience and Professionalism

Our Therapists are Specialized in Trauma Therapy, PsychoSpiritual Development, Play Therapy, Addictions Therapy, EMDR, Holistic Healing, Mind/Body Healing, and many other areas! We strive to prove the very best care and are focused on Heart Centered Holistic Health for our Clients ways to take care of your body, so that you can heal quickly. 


Clinicians Who Care

Each member of our team is dedicated to personal growth, healing, and learning. We have a commitment to ourselves and our clients to go beyond traditional therapies and open the world to a more psycho-spiritual focus of healing. We are committed to the healing of our clients and contributing to the Light on this Planet. We are a Team, a Family, a Community and we lovingly invite you to be a part of all that we offer.   


about us

Melissa Ratliff, LCSW, ACHT, CRT


Owner /  Advanced Clinician Hypnotherapist / Certified Release Therapist / Reiki Master / Ro-Hun Therapist / Personal Transformation Leader / Master Clinical Hypnotherapy Trainer / Psycho-Spiritual Practitioner

Melissa is a dedicated and spiritually focused clinician with over 15 years of experience in the fields of Trauma Therapy, Heart-Centered Hypnotherapy, Psychotherapy, and Spiritual Development. She is a teacher and trainer of Heart-Centered Hypnotherapy with the Wellness Institute in Issaquah, Washington and is the Supervision Leader and Trainer for the State of Mississippi and surrounding area.  Melissa is a powerful and loving clinician with specialized training in Trauma Therapy, Subtle Energy Systems, Ro-Hun Therapies, Mind/Body Healing, and other holistic healing modalities. She welcomes those clients who want to go beyond traditional healing to the power of the Spirit to discover True Power Within.

shanta sneed, LCSW, acht


Director / Child and Family Therapist / Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapist / Reiki II Practitioner 

Shanta is a compassionate therapist  with over 16 years of experience in working with children, families, and communities. She specializes in using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Play Therapy to help children transition positively as they confront difficulty issues related to behavior, family crisis, growth, and development. Shanta is trained in Intregal Breath Therapy and transpersonal  techniques focused toward creating  total healing through Mind, Body and Spirit. She welcomes clients of all ages to a safe healing space for growth and personal transformation! 

Erica Montgomery, LPC, NCC


Licensed Professional Counselor

 Play Therapist / Clinical Hypnotherapist / Reiki II Practitioner 

Heal your mind. Heal your body. Heal your spirit. Erica’s primary goal as a therapist is to help you accomplish total healing in all areas of your life. Combining a Master’s degree in counseling with additional trainings in Play Therapy, Erica has the tools and knowledge to assist you and your child  in reaching your highest potential for your greatest good. Every type of service she provides is based on a solid foundation of recognizing, embracing and following your own spiritual path toward your best life. Erica treats children, adolescents, and adults, in mind,  body and spirit.

Marie Frison, LCSW, ACHT


Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapist / Trauma Specialist (TF-CBT Certified) 
EMDR Clinician / Grief and Loss Specialist / Reiki II Practitioner

Marie is a dedicated and experienced clinician focusing on healing trauma, loss, spiritual development, and many other personal challenges experienced in life. Marie has extensive training and expertise in the fields of trauma, child sexual abuse, LGBT, and grief related issues. She is a loving and empowering clinician with a desire to assist her clients in achieving their goals and discovering their truest selves. Marie is trained  in EMDR and Certified  in Trauma Focused CBT, Heart Centered Hypnotherapy, and BreathTherapy to create whole mind/body/spirit healing.

Nivea Depriest, LCSW


Clinician / Heart-Centered Hypnotherapist 

Nivea is a compassionate and innovative therapist with experience in treatment for a variety of mental health issues. She invites clients to open both spiritually and emotionally for their highest healing and bring a nonjudgmental and safe environment for healing trauma, stressors, and life issues. Nivea has specialized training in hypnotherapy and healing the deepest issues that block us from our highest potentials

Bernita Webb, LPC-S


Individual and Family Therapist 

Bernita, or "Nita" as she is lovingly called, is a dynamic and powerful clinician focused on treating the whole person. Nita has experience and training in healing trauma and has a love for working with adolescents and adults. Her fun-loving personality creates a safe and inspiring therapeutic relationship with all her clients. She is also an LPC Supervisor with a commitment to education and training of other professionals in the field of mental health. 

About Us

Mark Russell, LMSW


Individual and Family Therapist / Addictions Specialist / EMDR Clinician

Mark is a dedicated clinician focused on the emotional and spiritual health of the client. Mark has experience working with a variety of mental health issues including substance abuse and process addiction . Mark has over 15 years of experience in the health care field and  is a member of the National Association of Social Workers. As a grounded and motivated clinician, Mark will help make your recovery a success through a variety of tools offered in-house. 

Dana bailey, P-LPC


Clinician, Earth Medicine Practitioner, ICST, LMT (#517)

Dana is an LGBTQ+ affirming, pre-licensed counselor and integrative CranioSacral therapist. She blends evidence-based theory with Earth Medicine principles to create space for her clients to work with sensitive and often painful life material, cultivate embodiment practices, and restore lost power, so they can live their best lives. She specializes in nervous system dysfunction (including PTSD, anxiety, and depression), vagus nerve resilience, psychospiritual issues, and recovery from religious maltreatment.

Dana also offers CranioSacral therapy sessions and training, Reiki sessions and training, and Earth Medicine workshops.


Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner 

Board Certified 

Tanisha is an amazing practitioner with over 15 years of experience treating clients with respect and dignity. Tanisha's vision in Mental Health includes working within a team of providers striving for client wellness and healing. She strives for complete care though the benefits of medical intervention when appropriate She treats children, adolescents, and adults and welcomes all who are looking for a provider who listens to your needs and works WITH you to achieve your wellness goals.