Senior Clinical Director, Martinsville
Rasheeda is a licensed clinical social worker with over a decade of experience helping people through difficult times with psychotherapy and community interventions. She received her master’s degree in social work from Radford University and has been licensed as an LCSW since 2012. She has worked with a range of ages, including adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Rasheeda has worked extensively with the veteran population, adults with substance abuse and various mental health diagnoses, as well as individuals with medical disabilities. She has provided services in a variety of settings including hospitals, crisis stabilization units, private practice, in-home, residential treatment, and remotely. Rasheeda attempts to meet individuals where they are mentally/emotionally and works with them on a plan to improve their situation. Her engagement with individuals is person-centered and individualized to meet their specific needs and work at their pace to achieve the individual’s desired success. Rasheeda uses a perspective grounded in the principals of cognitive behavioral therapy. Her style is easy and conversational, offering warmth and a therapeutic safe space for individuals. Rasheeda is a native of Roanoke, VA and has lived in the area the majority of her life. She is married with two children and two fur babies. She loves offering services in her community, enjoying the variety of SW VA culture. She currently serves the Martinsville community in her role as senior clinical director of EPIC’s Martinsville facility.
Senior Clinical Director, Danville
Bevin Lovelace is a licensed professional counselor who has a passionate commitment to client and program development and the counseling process. Bevin joined the Epic family in 2018 and has served many roles within the organization. Bevin obtained her bachelor of science from Virginia Tech and her master's degree in community and college counseling from Longwood University. Bevin has direct-care and management experience within the outpatient, inpatient, and community level services areas. Bevin's areas of specialization include play therapy, families with children who have special needs, education advocacy, and program development. Outside of work, Bevin spends much of her time with her 3 daughters, who are all extremely active. Bevin also enjoys spending time with friends, going to concerts and sporting events, and playing with her cocker spaniels, Parker and Lily.
Interim Clinical Director, Richmond
Shanel Beard, M.Ed, LPC is a licensed professional counselor from Chatham, Virginia. Shanel received her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from The University of Virginia and her Masters of Education from The College of WillIam and Mary. Shanel has served others by aiding them in improving their mental health and overall life experience for several years in various capacities. Shanel’s passion is providing hope to those who need it the most. Shanel loves singing, dancing, all things sports, and spending time with her family. Shanel came to Epic in August 2019 and currently serves as the Interim Director of the Richmond Office.
Marcus D. Belcher
Marketing Manager - Richmond
Marcus joined the Epic family in 2017 and has served in a few roles within the organization. In 2007, he obtained his Finance degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. He has experience with insurance, finance, marketing, and customer service. With Epic, Marcus specializes with marketing and business development out of the Richmond, VA office. Outside of work, he spends most of his time with his wife and three children. He also enjoys playing basketball and hanging with friends.
Director of Human Resources
Pamela Castro is a highly skilled HR professional bringing over 20 years of business acumen and experience in transforming cultures, building corporate infrastructure, and engaging employees proactively. She believes in a holistic approach to HR in meeting the needs of the workforce. She says it begins by attracting and retaining top talent through effective recruiting and onboarding practices; and continues through developing and motivating teams and developing leaders to exceed expectations by delivering superior results to the individuals we service in the community. Pamela grew up in sunny South Florida where she obtained her Bachelor of Science from Palm Beach Atlantic University. Later in life, she returned to school and obtained her MBA, with an HR certification from the University of Phoenix. She is a new resident to the great state of Virginia and is enjoying discovering its beauty and grandeur. Outside of work, Pamela enjoys travelling, gardening, and spending time with her family and friends.