Dan is a Richmond native who grew up in Midlothian. He received his undergraduate degree in Studio Art from Christopher Newport University with a double minor in Leadership and Art History. After earning his Master’s Degree in Art Therapy and Counseling from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia, Dan became an Intensive In-Home Counselor and Art Therapist post-graduation. He then joined the Brain Balance team and has worked directly with children and families for over four years doing evaluations and helping to train staff. He was the lead Sensory Motor Coach and is now the Program Director, and a Board Certified Cognitive Specialist. His desire has always been to use both his knowledge and compassion to improve the lives of children and families. Working at Brain Balance is Dan’s dream job because every day he gets to help students foster their inner strengths and reach their fullest potential.
Tanisha started her Brain Balance journey as the Assistant Director and quickly became a Board Certified Cognitive Coach. She is now the Center Director of the Glen Allen center. Tanisha was born and raised right here in Richmond, VA, and is still a Henrico native. While studying Psychology, she became an Enrollment Manager for higher education at a nearby university. It wasn’t very long after, that she realized her immense passion for working with children and being a part of a big family played a huge role in that as well. Tanisha has been working with children and families for years now, helping them to find the answers that they need to change their lives!