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we are excited that Amanda Richardson, PA-C will join us soon. She will start seeing patients in few weeks. Call and schedule appointment. Thanks


6 months ago
Dr. K. Hanley is truly amazing, great listener, very compassionate, thorough and helpful!! Ms. Alex is amazing with my teen son; they’ve built a very good trusting relationship. She’s helping him with goals and other teen life adjustments. Ms. Brook the coordinator/ front person is lovely. The office is very inviting, comfortable as they have couches, toys, and books, and privacy/ white noise is great!!
- Alisha H
2 months ago
Ms.Hanley has been an amazing therapist. Her constant encouragement and support of the steps that I have taken since the death of my spouse has been phenomenal. I owe so much to her for the life I am living now.
- Brenda W
2 months ago
My experience with the two experts I’ve seen has been helpful, reassuring, compassionate in their ability to help me get through my cancer journey and other personal concerns. I continue to work closely with them both and look forward to 2023 being a much better year for myself and my family.
- Jesica V

Our Psychiatric Providers & Counselors:

The Mission of Center for Care and resiliency, PLLC is… 
to provide the highest quality care while improving the lives of emotionally or intellectually impaired adults and those dealing with day-to-day mental health disabilities. The goal of Center for Care and resiliency, PLLC is to improve the quality of life for our clients through daily living and improved functioning skills. Our program is designed to provide the highest degree of individualized attention, emotional support and opportunity for self-expression.

Center for Care and Resiliency, PLLC offers- Medication Management, Out Patient Counseling for Families, Children, Adults, Couples. We also offer mental Health Skill Building Services for adults.

Karen Hanley, Ph.D, LPC: Clinical Director.
Dr. KarenHanley has extensive education and experience in the field of mental health.  She has worked in the mental health field for more then 17 years, in Virginia. 
Karen is known for a warm, relaxed, and comfortable approach to counseling.  Karen utilizes a variety of orientations and therapeutic techniques, according to the client's individual needs. she enjoys woking with kids and adults. Karen's approach involves genuine caring, acceptance, and non-judgment.  Karen works with a wide range of issues, including addiction, depression, anxiety, attachment, trauma, unresolved emotional issues, self-esteem/self-empowerment, grief and loss, relationship/family concerns, parenting, co-parenting, individual counseling for personal and emotional growth, creating more meaning and purpose in one's life/living a more fulfilled life, and multiple other issues.  Karen works with adults, children, groups, and families in counseling.
Karen considers herself to be blessed to be able to work in a profession that she truly loves and feels passionate about.  Karen also notes that, "I consider it to be such a privilege to be invited into my clients' inner lives, and to travel the journey with them through healing, change, and self-empowerment."

Amanda Richardson, PA-C:
Amanda is a Physician Assistant who is originally from Bedford, VA. She attended undergraduate school at Virginia Tech and graduate school at Jefferson College of Health Sciences. Amanda returned to Virginia after spending 3 years in Alaska working on the Aleutian Chain in a remote village clinic. Most recently she worked at a Community Health Center to help patients meet their wellness goals. She has her specialty certification in psychiatry and over 10 years of healthcare experience.  Amanda aims to build relationships with her patients and to help support and empower them on their healthcare journey. She is passionate about mental health and strives to help others overcome adversity and build on strengths. She hopes to help her patients meet their healthcare goals. 

Cecile Dietrich, DNP, Ph.D:
Cecile Dietrich’s preparation in health care spans mental health (Radford University), geriatrics (Purdue Global), and gerontology (Virginia Tech); she also has experience in acute-care settings.  Her holistic approach to mental health encompasses solution-focused and other therapies in addition to diagnosis and drug therapy.  Dr. Dietrich is also an educator and educational researcher who has mentored numerous nurse practitioners and NP students; in this role she uses her background in education and applied statistics (Virginia Tech, Texas A&M) to help other practitioners understand health care research and employ evidence-based practices with their own clients.

Julia P. Moore, MSN., PMHNP

Julia Price Moore, NP. is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She has been in the medical field for 20 years, and has dedicated the last 12 years to working mental health. As a psychiatric- mental health nurse practitioner she has been working with people of all ages, with a variety of needs, to both treat mental illness as well as promote mental health "My passion is in being a provider that attends to each patient, to assist with their individual and unique mental health needs, and to empower them to live their best lives. I am focused on being a vital part of removing the negative stigma attached to mental illness by educating the public to reduce the fear and misunderstanding of what it really is. I want each patient to know that they will get compassionate, individualized care right here at the Center for Care and Resiliency, PLLC.”

Alexandria Gunn, M.Ed

Alex is a current Marriage and Family Therapy Resident. Alex graduated with honors from Eastern University with a Master of Education in School Counseling and Liberty University with a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy. She has worked with children and adults from diverse populations and all ages. Alex also serves as a counselor for Roanoke County Schools. Alex is a native of Chicago and devotes her free time to family and giving her cat Levi his best life. Alex provides a warm, welcoming, and open-minded environment for her clients to discuss their concerns. There is no judgement with Alex; she wants all clients to feel safe, relaxed, and be empowered by the changes they will be making in their lives. Although she is a Marriage and Family Therapy Resident, Alex works with a wide range of issues beyond couples and families. She uses a variety of treatment modalities to help clients meet their goals. 

Age Groups:
Children 6-18
Adults 18- Up

Types of Services Offered:
  • Psychiatric Diagnostic Assessment
  • Psychiatric Medication Management
  •  Adulte Mental Health Skill Building Services
  • Marriage and family counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Guidance and career counseling
  • Mental health counseling
  • Substance abuse counseling
  • Educational Counseling
  • Parenting Counseling
  • Infectious Disease counseling
  • Eating disorder counseling
  • Grief counseling
  • Trauma counseling

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  • (540) 344-5300


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2965 Colonnade Drive Suite 307
Roanoke, VA 24018

Business Hours

Mon:8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tue:8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wed:8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thu:8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Fri:8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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