WHO WE ARE
Dr. Gina Pazzaglia, PhD, LCSW, LADC
Dr. Gina Pazzaglia, (PhD, LCSW, and LADC) is the owner of Restorative Alternative Wellness, a private counseling and overall wellness practice. She has been treating persons suffering from emotional, physical, and spiritual trauma injuries for over 30 years. Dr. Gina was officially appointed by Governor’s office to the board of Ok Dept. of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services in 2022 (ODMHSAS.org). She has also been selected for inclusion in the forthcoming Nationwide Registries Women Of Distinction.
Dr. Gina received her Bachelors in Social Work from Oral Roberts University, Masters in Social Work from University of Oklahoma, and PhD in the Psychology of Health and Behavioral Medicine from Graduate Theological Foundation. She holds the professional credentials of Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC), Board Certified Supervisor for social workers and alcohol and drug counselors, Certified Family and Divorce Mediator, Certified domestic violence counselor, and Ordained since 1999. LCSW #2189 (Oklahoma) LADC #82 (Oklahoma) She was the Founder and Director of a not-for-profit agency from 1998-2008.
Kristin H. Pitts, LPC, PhD Candidate
Kristin is a licensed therapist with over 10 years of experience in mental health treatments. She has received both a Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health and Master’s in Counseling at Mid-America Christian University. She holds the credentials of Licensed Professional Counselor and Supervisor (LPC-S). She has earned the title of Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) as well.
Kristin encourages all lifestyles to speak in a welcoming atmosphere that is accepting of all views and beliefs. While she is a secular therapist, she welcomes you to speak about any religious aspects of your life that can help guide you to the life you want and deserve.
Kristin is an LGBTQIA+ affirming therapist who has worked with all lifestyles, including LGBTQIA+ and the kinky communities. In 2021, she began the process of earning a PhD in Clinical Sexology (Sex Therapist) to assist clients with topics that can be challenging to discuss even with experienced therapists.
Kristin Holland-Pitts, MS, LPC-S, CCTP (she/her)
PhD Student in Clinical Sexology
LGBTQIA+/alternative lifestyle Affirming Ally
Our Support Team
Corey D. Taylor, MSEL
Corey D. Taylor is co-founder of Yuck-Yay Inc. with Dr. Gina, and is the co-host of many of our workshops. Corey is a consultant as well as a life coach. Taylor is a nationally recognized motivational speaker and has been referenced in three American Who’s Who publications: Who’s Who Among College Students, Who’s Who Among American Educators, and Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals. In November of 2012, Taylor launched the Corey D. Taylor Resiliency Tour, speaking and honoring nominated youth who have overcome great personal and/or academic hardship with his Corey D. Taylor Rising Star Award. Taylor has been a TV talk show host and radio show host. Taylor has also been an adjunct professor at multiple higher education institutions and has published two books to date.
- Office Manager & Life Coach
McKenzie Ledesma is a bright, creative, and energetic team player at RAW. She has many years of life experience that gave her the inspiration to be a certified Life Coach of the IAP. She loves helping people and encouraging them to reach their life goals.
McKenzie is a single mother of 3 children and has learned ways to navigate balancing children’s activities and professional life. She has brought this balancing life into the workspace. As our Office Manager she is frequently an amazing negotiator with the clients and staff.
Sophia Ahmed -
Sophia Ahmed is a mother of 3 children. She has worked for years in medical supplies. When she came to RAW she brought with her experience in Marketing, Customer service, Billing, and Administration.
She is an avid sports fan, and supports her children in the endeavors. Sophia loves helping people and encouraging them through advocating and finding appropriate resources. She is a wonderful asset to RAW, INC.