Dr. La Tonya Thorpe, LCAS, CCS
Dr. LaTonya Thorpe, MDIV, LCAS, CSI is a highly qualified North Carolina Problem Gambling Addiction Provider, Facilitator, trainer, and Ordained Minister. With over thirty years of combined experience in the areas of law enforcement, mental health, and substance abuse, she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her work. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Shaw University, Raleigh, North Carolina, and both a Master of Divinity degree, and a Doctor of Ministry degree with a concentration in Pastoral Care and Counseling from Hood Theological Seminary, Salisbury, North Carolina.
Currently, Dr. Thorpe is the owner and founder of Above And Not Beneath Counseling Services, LLC (AANB), a multi-faceted agency that specializes in providing counseling, comprehensive training services, resources, and referrals in the areas of life development, mental health, anger management, crisis intervention, domestic violence, and evidence-based practices. Prior to establishing AANB,
Dr. Thorpe has a rich history of professional experiences, including ten years as a Probation/Parole Officer carrying specialized caseloads of offenders with domestic violence and gang-related convictions. Additionally, for six years, she provided therapeutic, individual and group therapy to psychiatric, chemically dependent or dually-diagnosed patients at the Carolinas Healthcare System in Charlotte, North Carolina.