About Us

We are dedicated to supporting your healing, happiness, and wellness. Our unique offering of services include psychotherapy,  mindset coaching, reiki healing, expressive art, yoga and more. Inner Light is a place to support you with healing of your mind body, and spirit. Our team is committed to supporting you every step of the way on your journey of self-discovery, healing, and finding your inner light. 

"Nothing can dim the light that shines from within." -Maya Angelou

Our Team 

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Christa strives to provide a warm and welcoming environment to meet you wherever you are in life. Christa offers support with self-discovery, healing, and personal growth. She has an empathetic approach and will work with you on supporting you on your journey of understanding yourself and living authentically as who you desire to be.

Christa is a Licensed Clinical Social worker with a focus on women's mental health and wellness. She has a Master's in Social Work from Simmons College and a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Roger Williams University. Christa is also a Usui Reki Master and provides energy healing through Reiki work. Christa also is a life & mindset coach with a focus on changing limiting beliefs and living an authentic life. Christa's work around mindset coaching is rooted in spirituality, self-compassion, and principles based on the law of attraction.  

 

She will support you with finding healing and whole body wellness through your work on self discovery, helping you to deepen the connection you have with yourself. 

 

She believes self-compassion is an important part of self discovery and healing and will work with you on building the love you have for yourself. She believes that spirituality, creativity, and self-compassion support an individual to live as their best self.

 

Christa specializes in helping women to connect with their authentic self and live a life in alignment with their desires and well-being. 

 

Whether it's anxiety, trauma, a negative mindset, depression or any other challenge you are facing in life, Christa is dedicated in supporting you and your wellness.

Christa is also certified as an Auricular Acu-Technician providing Auricular(ear) acupuncture treatments as an alternative healing modality. 

 

If you are looking to find a therapist in the Rhode Island area to support you with healing and growth, reach out to us to schedule.

If you are interested in working with Christa please request an appointment. 

Christa's Approach

  • Self Compassion

  • Women's mental health 

  • Mindfulness

  • Relaxation

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  • Spirituality

  • Mind-body connection

  • Psychodynamic therapy

  • Meditation

  • Expressive Arts

  • Visualization & Imagery​

  • Conscious awareness

  • Positive Psychology

  • Law of Attraction Principles

Considering if Christa will be a good match for you? 

  • You are suffering from anxiety/depression and are looking to feel better about yourself and life.

  • You are looking to build self esteem and confidence

  • You are seeking to better understand yourself and connect with your authentic self.

  • You have experienced challenging life experiences

  • You are a survivor of abuse and unhealthy relationships

  • You are looking to show up more as who you desire to be

  • You are looking to improve your communication with others [or within your relationship]

  • You are interested in learning more about the underlying challenges of your experience

  • You are open to exploring spirituality within your life and sessions

  • You see yourself as sensitive and empathetic of others 

  • You are struggling to express yourself.

  • You feel stuck in a negative mindset.

  • You don’t feel you are living life as authentically as you want to!

 

Specialties & Areas of expertise:

  • Self-Awareness & Discovery

  • Women's mental health

  • Narcissistic Abuse

  • ACOA

  • Shifting to a Positive mindset

  • Reframing negative thought patterns

  • Healthy Relationships

  • Social Anxiety

  • Understanding the subconscious mind

  • Self Expression

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Mood

  • Support with life transition & challenges

  • Self-esteem & Confidence building

  • Self-Compassion

  • Coping with Traumatic experiences

  • Self discovery & growth

  • Mindfulness & Relaxation

  • Coping Skills

Christa DiCasparro, LICSW
Founder of  Inner Light, Individual Therapist, Mindset Coach, Auricular Acu- Technician & CEO
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Chantal Shea, LICSW

Individual & Group Therapist 

Chantal is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) with more than a decade of experience in the mental health field, in both community and inpatient settings. She enjoys both group and individual work, and has experience working with adults and adolescents In both capacities. Chantal has a Master’s of Social Work from Simmons College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology with a minor in Women’s Studies from Northeastern University. Chantal has a particular interest in working with people who are going through life transitions, work related stress, pregnant and post partum women, and mothers of young children. Chantal is a mother of two school aged children, and enjoys working with other moms who are working on balancing their busy lives with their own self care. Chantal’s approach to therapy is strengths based and focuses on the whole person within the framework of the empowerment model. Chantal uses supportive counseling, mindfulness, grounding, intention setting, and journaling in her work.   Chantal believes that therapy is not a “one size fits all” process, and that each individual has the capacity to thrive and overcome their challenges with the right tools and support. Chantal enjoys helping people to connect with their light by building self compassion, empathy, and self love. Chantal believes that each individual comes with distinct strengths and challenges, and that therapy is an individualized process. Chantal’s goal is to work collaboratively within the therapeutic relationship to empower you to move through the obstacles and challenges that you may face, and to celebrate your strengths and successes. In her free time, Chantal enjoys cooking, baking, visiting coffee shops, reading, and spending time in nature with her husband, two children, and her dogs.

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Alondra Berrios, LCSW

Individual & Group Therapist 

Alondra is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with experience working with various populations including youth, families, adults, spanish speakers, substance use, and the HIV community.  She enjoys both individual and group work.  Alondra received a Master's of Social Work from Rhode Island College and a Bachelor's of Social Work from Providence College.  She also has a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Childhood and Adolescent Trauma and incorporates aspects of that into her practice.

In therapy, Alondra utilizes a holistic client-centred and strength-based perspective and enjoys incorporating mindfulness and grounding techniques into her practice.  Alondra strives to ensure individuals feel heard, accepted, and empowered.  In her free time, Alondra enjoys working out and spending time with her family.   

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Natalie Robb,Ed.M.

Individual & Group Therapist 

Natalie is a mental health counselor and mental performance consultant with a passion
for creating holistic, person-centered, and compassion-focused spaces for healing. She
has experience providing sport-based group and individual therapy to children and
adolescents, as well as mind-body focused interventions for high school, college, and
professional-level athletes and performers.
Natalie received her Master’s degree in Counseling with specialization in Sport and
Performance Psychology from Boston University and her Bachelor’s degree in
Psychology and Social Welfare from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Natalie is now
pursuing licensure as a LCMHC in Rhode Island and certification as a mental
performance consultant through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology.
Natalie believes that, with support, increased self-compassion, authenticity, and
intentionality in daily life can lead to increased ability to heal and grow. She enjoys using
mindful, humanistic, and behavioral approaches in her work with clients. In her freetime,
Natalie loves to figure skate, play music, and spend time outdoors.

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Wafa Simpore, LCSW
Individual Therapist  

Wafa is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with experience working with adolescents, children, and adults of all ages. Specific populations she’s worked with is families, youth in the community, foster children, and women of color. She received her Master’s in Social Work from Simmons University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Women’s Gender & Sexual Studies from the Univeristy of Connecticut. 

 

Wafa believes self- worth, compassion, connection building is integral to a therapeutic relationship and wants to build this through a holistic and strength- based approach. Wafa also enjoys bringing a feminist appoach to her practice to allow her clients to be feel comfortable, supported, and heard through their counseling. Wellness comes in many forms and Wafa is dedicated in supporting their journey to becoming a stronger, creative, empowered, and mindful individual. In her free time, Wafa loves to read, spend time with family, create homemade products, experience new foods, enjoy nature, and play with her cats. 

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Kelice Agosto,
Administrative & Marketing Assistant  

Kelice Agosto is a master’s level graduate student studying Forensic Mental Health Counseling at Roger Williams University. Kelice hopes to work with survivors of interpersonal violence and adult offenders in the near future. Kelice has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the illustrious North Carolina Central University.

As the first point of contact, Kelice believes in providing a warm and comfortable welcome to every client. She believes in uplifting and empowering women, working as a collective to reach a common goal in healing and self-love. In Kelice's free time she enjoys reading, listening to music, and designing graphics.

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