Nia McLean-Johnson, LGPC

Nia McLean-Johnson serves as a therapist with the Restoration Center, Inc. Mrs. McLean-Johnson earned an BA in Print Journalism from Howard University, an MDiv from Candler School of Theology, and an MS in Clinical Mental Health/Pastoral Counseling from Loyola University Maryland.  

Ms. McLean-Johnson is a certified Prepare/Enrich Facilitator and has experience working with couples seeking premarital counseling.  She is also a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor (LGPC).

Ms. McLean-Johnson’s clinical interests include grief/bereavement, anxiety, and perinatal mood disorders with an emphasis on the integration of spirituality in psychotherapeutic treatment.  


Brandon Rivers, M.A., LGPC

Brandon Rivers serves as a therapist with the Restoration, Inc. Mr. Rivers is a doctoral student intern studying clinical psychology at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Bowie State University, and a Master of Arts degree in both clinical mental health counseling and clinical psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology (CSPP).

Mr. Rivers is a Licensed Graduated Professional Counselor (LGPC). He has experience working with children utilizing play therapy, adolescents, and young adults. He is passionate about helping athletes, young adults, adolescents, and African American males.

When meeting with clients, Mr. Rivers seeks to create a safe, nonjudgmental space where clients can be their authentic self. He would like for clients to think of him as their personal journal that talks back.