Virtual and In-Person Treatment Options Available.
Who We Are
Located near the Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro, North Carolina, Pasadena Villa Outpatient – Triad is here to serve our community with high-quality individualized mental health services to adults 18 and older. We are conveniently located on Highway 68 which makes our center easily accessible to High Point, Greensboro, and Winston-Salem.
Our center is designed with the client in mind. When you enter our doors, you are greeted with serene images, soft lighting, and a soothing color palette to feel grounded and calm. Our goal is to create a safe space for our clients to be vulnerable, feel heard, and heal.
Clients will leave our program with a new set of skills to support their continued growth and journey towards a healthy and independent life. We believe that recovery is non-linear and a journey, not a destination, and we are honored to be a part of that process.
What We Treat
- Major Depressive Disorders
- Anxiety Disorders
- Bipolar Disorder
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Personality Disorders
- Co-occurring Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Co-occurring Substance Use Disorder
Levels of Care
- Tailored psychotherapy groups meet week to week to ensure they address the client’s needs.
- Group-based with individual psychotherapy, family sessions, and medication management as indicated by the treatment plan.
- Virtual and in-person treatment options available.
- We are an LGBTQ+ affirming environment.
Licensed clinicians with certifications in evidence-based methods provide a whole person approach using:
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Seeking Safety Therapy
- Emotional Freedom Techniques
- Music & Expressive Therapy
- Grounding & Mindfulness
- Board-certified psychiatrists oversee treatment, conduct psychiatric evaluations, and offer medical consultation
- Collaboration with community providers that serves as an extension of the client’s treatment team
Pasadena Villa Outpatient Center – Triad is accepting private pay and out of network benefits only at this time.
Kristin Cheshire MS, LCMHC, LCASExecutive Director
Qionna Tinney, MDBoard-Certified Psychiatrist
Michele Finkelstein, MSW, LCSWAPsychotherapist
Angela Wiley, LCMHCS, CCS, NCC, BC-DMT, RDT/BCT, CTTSPsychotherapist
Amber MastinOffice Manager
Kristin Cheshire MS, LCMHC, LCAS
Kristin Cheshire comes to Pasadena Villa with a wide variety of clinical and leadership experiences. Kristin got her start in the behavioral health field over 10 years ago as a Mental Health Technician and found a passion for helping individuals recover from recurrent and severe mental health concerns. She has since received her master’s degree at NC Agricultural and Technical State University and is dually licensed as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Addictions Specialist.
Kristin has served in several leadership positions since receiving her licenses with a focus on program and team development. Kristin had a large role in creating programming for both the adolescent and adult units at Cone Behavioral Health Hospital during her tenure and was the Clinical Team Lead for the assessment department for the hospital system. She also served as the Clinical Coordinator for Legacy Freedom Treatment Center in Greensboro and oversaw daily operations, programming, and clinical services. In her most recent position as Team Lead at the Kellin Foundation Kristin was able to drive her team to meet the goals of a national grant source- the National Child Traumatic Stress Network.
Kristin has extensive clinical experience working in various settings. In her most recent work, Kristin received a certificate in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in order to work with children who have PTSD symptoms from abuse, neglect, or other traumatic experiences. Kristin also has extensive experience working with adults with pervasive mental health concerns and has worked in inpatient and outpatient settings providing group and individual therapy.
Qionna Tinney, MD
Dr. Tinney is a Board-Certified Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist. She graduated from medical school in 2006 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and currently serves as adjunct faculty in their Department of Psychiatry in addition to maintaining a private practice in Durham, NC.
With over 14 years of experience, Dr. Tinney has the expertise and conducts research in Autism, ADHD, and Bipolar Disorder. She also has advanced training in the management of anxiety, depression, disruptive behaviors, eating disorders, and substance abuse.
Dr. Tinney is a “medication minimalist” which means that she only provides medications when absolutely necessary while supporting evidence-based alternative interventions. She believes in providing total personal care and supports and encourages close collaboration with her patient’s other providers in the community. Her mission is to provide evidence-based culturally competent care while improving awareness of mental health in the community.
Michele Finkelstein, MSW, LCSWA
Michele recently relocated to Greensboro from Seattle, Washington where she worked as an outpatient therapist in a community mental health setting. She brings with her a range of experience working with individuals struggling with Substance Use Disorder, PTSD, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, and co-occurring disorders. Michele primarily utilizes a trauma-informed lens to deliver Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Narrative Therapy throughout treatment. She has also had the pleasure to facilitate multiple groups including DBT, Seeking Safety, and Music Therapy. Michele strives to create a collaborative and safe space that is guided by client voice and self-determination.
Prior to her clinical work, Michele has had over ten years of experience working for social justice and grassroots initiatives. She received her master’s degree in Social Work from Seattle University and has an undergraduate degree in Peace & Conflict Studies.
Angela Wiley, LCMHCS, CCS, NCC, BC-DMT, RDT/BCT, CTTS
Angela offers a range of mental health counseling and substance abuse treatment services to clients in Greensboro, North Carolina, and the surrounding areas. She specializes as a child therapist, dance/movement therapist, drama therapist, and verbal therapist. Angela also has taught dance and drama classes.
Angela has many credentials as she holds concurrent Bachelor’s degrees; one in Dance and Theater, the second in Psychology. She also holds a Masters in Dance/Movement Therapy with a minor in Counseling. Angela is also state licensed in North Carolina and South Carolina as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor. In North Carolina, Angela is a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist and a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor (LCMHCS) and (CCS) for both state licenses in North Carolina. Angela has 20 years of experience teaching various forms of dance and theater to children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly and has worked as a licensed therapist for the past 20 years.
Angela specializes in working with children and adolescents, including young children (ages 2-6) that have experienced trauma and abuse; however, her clientele has included all ages in the spectrum of life.
In addition, Angela offers mental health therapy to individuals, families, and groups. Angela has specialized in working with victims of abuse, people with developmental and physical limitations, and individuals struggling with eating disorders and substance abuse. Angela has lived in North Carolina for the past 10 years.
Amber provides administrative support to the Pasadena Villa Outpatient – Triad team as the Office Coordinator. Amber has worked in the mental health field for non-profit organizations as well as for-profit companies in some capacity for the last 20 years. In her previous role, she served as the Assistant Executive Director for an adult daycare program that focused on individuals with an IDD diagnosis and mental health concerns. During her professional career, she has worked with both adults and children and has enjoyed making a positive difference in their lives.
In her spare time, she loves spending time with her loved ones and her dog Layla, who was a foster fail. A failure, she is proud of. She also loves astronomy and on clear nights, you may find her sitting outside watching the moon, stars, and anything else that may pass by.
Start Your Journey
If you feel Pasadena Villa Outpatient can help you on your road to recovery, please reach out to us by phone or by completing the contact form.