Taneshia has a M.A in Counseling Psychology which she received in 2010. She is credentialed as LADC (Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor), and is a CPC-Intern (Clinical Professional Counselor-Intern) with the State of NV. She is originally from Michigan and lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for 13 years. Collaborating with the San Francisco Department of Public Health, Taneshia worked for a unique team targeting populations with multiple mental illness, socio-economic, family estrangement and substance abuse issues. Here is where her love of community involvement was nurtured. Now a resident of Las Vegas, her love for community-based counseling continues, with a heart to reduce stigma, increase mental health awareness and improve quality of life.