Member of American Psychological Association
National Board Certified Counselor
Women in Business of America
Board Certified Professional Counselor
American Black Psychological Association

Staff is licensed, certified and skilled practitioners in various self health and wellness techniques.



After obtaining a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology; Laconya obtained many professional Licensures, certifications and training including but not limited to Suicide Prevention, Life Skills Crisis Intervention, Conflict Resolution, Trans-gender Gay and Lesbian Sensitivity training, Domestic Violence, Alcohol & Drug Counseling, and Therapeutic Aggression Control Techniques. In addition, she is a licensed clinical professional counselor, licensed professional counselor; Certified Drug and Alcohol Addiction specialist; certified in hypnotherapy, and a Nationally Certified Counselor.

With all of her many professional accomplishments, she is driven by her deep faith in Christian values which solidifies her facilitation of emotional, spiritual, and physical wellness and change in the lives of many. Laconya is the Founder and CEO of CHOICES INTERNATIONAL; which provides various services to include: insight-oriented individual and group emotional wellness sessions, teen-esteem ™ building workshops; Empowerment conferences, couples emotional wellness, relaxation/mediation wellness, and professional training leading to proficiency in the counseling field.

Over the past decade, Laconya has worked with private individuals, groups, Federal, State, and local agencies implementing her very own A+ Stages of Change Life Model©; a process designed to inspire emotional empowerment and wellness. Perhaps most importantly, it has been said of Laconya that she has never lost her capacity to connect and inspire people to Create. Healthy. Options that Inspire Change. and Empowerment. for Self™