Meet The Therapists

Damion Brooks, Sr./ Psychiatrist Mental Nurse

Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Licenses:
PMHNP-BC

Education:
Walden University
Master of Science in Nursing

Patients Age:
Age 5+

About:
Mr. Brooks practice includes psychiatric consultation and psychotropic medication evaluation and management. He is very passionate about the quality of care that his clients receive. His daily goal is to make sure that every client safety and overall medical/behavioral care is taken with high regards.

Sarah Lasting, MS, MFT

Licenses:
MFT

Education:
Mercer of University School of Medicine Marriage and Family Therapy M.A
University of Georgia Bachelor of Science

Patients Age:
Age 5+

About:
Sarah is a graduate of Mercer University’s School of Medicine Marriage and Family Therapy M.A. program. Sarah also received a Bachelor’s of Science from Georgia College with a focus on psychology and a minor focus on anthropology. Sarah has been working in the private practice arena for the past four years. Sarah currently works with children ages 5 and up, adults, couples, and families. Sarah specializes in anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, gender, identity, family or marital conflict, life adjustments or transitions, and substance abuse. Sarah has prior experience working for the Coliseum Medical Center where she gained experience with conducting group therapy sessions with an array of mental health disorders and substance abuse. She also worked for the Macon Volunteer Clinic and greatly enjoyed this work. Sarah’s goal as a professional in the mental health field is to encourage individuals and families to work together to find a new way to navigate their lives. Sarah is from the Central Georgia area and currently lives locally in the Warner Robins Area.

Jamie McAfee, MFT

Licenses:
MFT

Education:
Mercer University 

Marriage and Family Therapy M.A. Program

Patients Age:
Age 5+

About:

Jamie worked with adults, children, and families with challenges including depression, anxiety, trauma, family conflict, and substance abuse. Jamie’s goal as a helping professional is to help people be their best selves even when facing adversity. In addition to his work with ITAV clients, Jamie serves as a bereavement care professional at a local hospice company, and he has extensive experience talking to people about grief, life transitions, caregiver burnout, and aging. Before he became a therapist, Jamie worked with adolescents and young adults as a writing teacher. Jamie is from the Middle Georgia area and he currently lives
in Macon.