Adrienne attended George Mason University for her undergraduate degree and received her Bachelors of Science in Psychology. Adrienne received her Master’s in Community Counseling from Marymount University. Adrienne started her career working for a local jail where she provided group counseling for female inmates to help them address anger management. Adrienne then transitioned her focus to working with the foster care- adoption population helping children from birth on up find safe secure homes to help families stabilize or find their forever families. During the 10 years working with this population, Adrienne provided individual and family counseling and clinical case management services to youth age 5 and up. Many of the children by this age were challenged with depression, anxiety, experienced significant trauma, and or suffered from complex learning disabilities and or developmentally delayed. Adrienne has been at Community of Hope since March 2017 and her core interest is ensuring that members of the community are able to feel that they have a community clinic they can rely on to meet their needs, especially emotional wellness. When Adrienne is not working she enjoys music and the arts. If not performing in local events within the community, she is attending musicals, plays, and almost anything with an important message and or cause.
Matt is a licensed Family Nurse Practitioner, accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners at the Conway Health and Resource Center. He received his BSN and MSN degrees from Emory University. He has held several positions at Community of Hope over the years all of which allowed him to gain a better understanding of the needs of the patients, the available resources, and how to better connect the two to improve the health of the community. Matt has been at Community of Hope since June 2019 and he provides full-spectrum care across the lifespan including management of acute and chronic disease, family planning, and prenatal care. His passion is LGBTQ+ care including HIV care and trans health and wellness. Matt says, in general, “I'd like to support and motivate patients to achieve their health goals in an empathetic and non-judgmental manner.” Outside of work he enjoys yoga, live music, traveling, trying new recipes and restaurants, and lounging by the pool.
Dr. Williams hails from Jamaica and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from Howard University College of Dentistry. She holds a B.A. in English Literature and a B.S. in Psychology. Dr. Williams completed her residency at St. Elizabeths Hospital in DC, where she was able to treat a diverse population. When she is not working she enjoys reading, going to the theater, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.
Laura received her Master’s in Nursing from the Catholic University of America and she has worked for Community of Hope since 1999. She cares for patients of all ages with acute and chronic health problems including hypertension, diabetes, asthma and more. She has a special interest in teen health, prenatal care, contraception, STD treatment and prevention and healthy lifestyle changes. She is fluent in Spanish.