Welcome to Irenic Therapy

To help clients find peace within the narratives of their lives.
To be a leader in mental healthcare by offering the highest quality services for our clients and their families.
Honesty, Integrity, Compassion, Community

Our Services

Individual Therapy

Couples Therapy

Family & Parenting Therapy

Domestic Violence Treatment

Sexual Harm Risk Assessments

MFT Supervision

Our Team

Brianna Toomes, LMFT

Brianna Toomes, LMFT

Executive Director

Bree is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in North Carolina. She has practiced in Rockingham County for several years. Her counseling style is pretty laid back. Her approach is to be supportive and caring, with a good sense of humor. She likes to focus on identifying clients strengths and helping overcome obstacles. She is here to help clients sort through the things that are difficult right now, and offer a safe place to be open and honest without fear of judgment. She previously served as Director of Enhanced Services and Regional Clinical Director at a local mental health agency. She is also an AAMFT Supervisor Candidate.

Shanea Smith, LMFTA

Shanea Smith, LMFTA

Contract Outpatient Therapist

Shanea Smith-Dearing is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate (LMFTA) in North Carolina who has provided therapeutic services within medical, military and traditional settings. She provides therapy to children, adolescents, adults, families and groups. Shanea has counseled clients as well as families in the areas of anxiety, depression, body image, self-esteem, grief, trauma, life transitions, relationship conflict, and behavioral concerns. Her therapeutic model of preference is Socioculturally-Attuned Narrative Therapy. She enjoys a collaborative, transparent, and non-judgmental approach in order to create a safe place for clients as well as assist them in achieving their goals. She takes an empowering, client-centered stance that is heavily grounded in empathy related to all human experiences. Shanea is enthused to greet and work with new clients in order to create meaningful change within their lives through Irenic Therapy.

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