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White Sand and Stone

Healing Grounds Wellness Center, LLC was founded in September of 2021 by Zachyra Scott- Rodriguez, Licensed Clinical Social Worker.  Healing Grounds, believes that healing begins from the time our clients contact us for services.  We provide clinical counseling services in a safe supported environment and walk with each of our clients on their journey to wholeness and healing.  Therapy is provided by licensed clinicians who utilize evidence based approaches  with clinical interventions while integrating a Holistic component; mental, emotional, physical and spiritual. 

Meet our Clinical Team

Bilingual Licensed Psychotherapist

Executive Director & Owner


Zachyra Rodriguez, is a Bicultural-Bilingual Licensed Clinician whose motto is “Making a difference in people’s lives”. Her love for God & passion for helping others has driven her to work with many individuals in different settings and backgrounds. 


Zachy (“Sashi”) as many know her by, has been providing psychotherapy in English and Spanish to many families, couples, and individuals for several years utilizing eclectic therapeutic approaches. She is a public speaker and has developed pilot programs, facilitates workshops, psychoeducational groups, parenting education, and mentorship programs. 

Her specialty in working with clients with trauma, grief, anger management, anxiety, depression, self-esteem and other challenges, has allowed her the privilege of holding people’s most painful moments and helping them towards the road of healing, recovery, and restoration in a warm and safe environment.

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Insurances accepted:

Oxford health, United Health Care, Oscar, Aetna

Out of network benefits and cash clients accepted.

Rates & Insurance

Zachy earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Psychology from Wilmington University and a Master’s in Clinical Social Work from Rutgers University. She is a Certified Marriage Specialist and holds a specialized Certificate in Family Development from Rutgers University. In addition, she is a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Practitioner and a Certified Clinical Trauma Practitioner.


In 2018, she founded the Anthony’s Legacy of Love (ALL) Foundation, a nonprofit organization in honor of her 24-year-old son, Anthony. Their mission is to bring autoimmune awareness to the community and help those in need through college scholarships and also to provide essential needs to the community. 


One of her favorite quotes is “Use me, God. Show me how to take who I am, who I want to be, and what I can do, and use it for a purpose greater than myself.”  MLK

Bilingual Licensed Clinician

Sasha Rodriguez, is a Bilingual Licensed Clinician who prides herself on providing mental health services to her community. Her passion for eradicating the stigma of therapy in communities of color has driven her more holistic work of working with adolescents and their families, as well as adults.

Cultural responsiveness is the key to her approach.  She understands the nuance specific to various demographics and prides herself on being adaptive and flexible to meet the needs of her clients.  She is passionate about providing equitable opportunities for mental health and welcomes the gamut of backgrounds across genders, ethnic backgrounds, religion- children and adults alike. She understands the distinct challenges both adolescents and adults have as well as the necessary treatment plans for working with both populations and their specific needs.  Currently, she offers psychotherapy in English and Spanish to teens and their parents addressing trauma and encouraging healthy communication in the home.

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Sasha Rodriguez - LSW

She provides therapy in both individual and group settings and has a wealth of experience developing group curricula,  facilitating various training, psychoeducational groups and parenting education.   

Insurances accepted:

Out of network benefits and cash clients accepted.


Ivette Valori - LSW

Insurances accepted:

Out of network benefits and cash clients accepted.

Licensed Clinician

Ivette Valori, is a licensed clinician who enjoys working with children, teens, adults, and families in a wide range of ages. She is passionate about helping individuals and families who are struggling through life’s challenges and to help them more wholly connect with themselves and others.  She believes that a “calm and undisturbed mind and heart are the life and health of the body” (Proverbs 14:30) and works from a collaborative, strengths-based approach, assisting and supporting clients to be the best version of themselves.  Her empathy and warmth help to create a safe, nonjudgmental space where clients can process and heal.

Ivette has earned a Master’s in Social Work from Kean University, which has prepared her for evidence-based clinical practice, and a Master’s in Pastoral Ministry with a concentration in Spiritual Direction from Seton Hall University. Her clinical interests and experience include grief and loss, anxiety, depression, disruptive behaviors, parenting skills, relationship challenges, self-esteem, and spirituality.

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