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It's never too late to find your true mission.

I founded True Mission Services to provide a safe place for everyone to be true to themselves.

Get to Know More About Us

True Mission Services in Virginia Beach, Virginia was founded in 2021 as a safe place to offer encouragement, guidance, and empowerment. I established the company to partner with individuals to take the journey of recovery and exploration together to work through distressing experiences, such as:

Trauma | Fear | Stress | Weight of Low Self-Esteem

Here, I remove the barriers and stigma and allow for a judgement-free environment to promote growth, autonomy, and success.

“Come as you are, and become the best version of you!”


Welcome to True Mission Services! I’m Rosa Avant, and I am honored to take this journey of self-discovery with you. As the founder of this practice, I strive to provide a safe, non-judgmental, and supportive environment where you can be free to be yourself. We will work together  to process through your difficult times in order to reach your goals.

Achievement and Certifications 

  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Certified Clinical Trauma Professional 
  • Certified Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider
  • Trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)
  • Certified in Anger Management and Grief

I believe that everyone deserves to be free and live their lives to the fullest. As a person, I know that we all face difficult moments, but we don’t have to struggle alone. I believe that it is never too late for anyone to heal and have the life they deserve.

Trauma is undoubtedly not the same for everyone; therefore, my counseling approach is personalized to meet everyone’s specific needs. At True Mission Services, I utilize an integrated approach that includes:

  • Trauma-Informed Care
  • EMDR
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy

I’m passionate about working with individuals, families, couples, and groups addressing issues, such as:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • PTSD
  • Mood Disorder
  • ADHD
  • Substance Use
  • Anger Management
  • Self-Esteem
  • Trauma
  • Domestic and Sexual Violence
  • Relationship Difficulty
  • Anger Management


I am Christina Taylor, and am a Licensed Resident in Counseling in Virginia. I hold a BA in Psychology from Roanoke College, and an MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Regent University. I am passionate about helping others in need, and am honored to walk with you on your path to healing. I treat a wide variety of challenges to include anxiety, depression, trauma, grief/loss, mood related disorders, anger, self esteem issues, and familial and relationship struggles. I utilize an integrative approach that includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Informed Care, Narrative Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Motivational Interviewing, and Mindfulness practices. We will collaboratively create an individualized treatment plan that will fit your specific needs and goals. The therapeutic relationship offers the opportunity in which needs can be nurtured in an environment that supports the development of insight and change. I believe in supporting clients in a compassionate manner to explore lives, emotions, behaviors and relationships. With the resources, increased self-awareness, and skills to function and cope, you can lead with a greater sense of meaning, control and satisfaction. I look forward to engaging in a collaborative relationship that will allow for evolution while I have the privilege to work alongside.


My name is Ciera Taylor and I am privileged to have the opportunity to work with Rosa Avant and assist individuals on their journey to become the best version of themselves! I have always had a passion for helping others and it did not take me long to realize that counseling was my true calling. This realization led me to obtain a Master of Arts degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University in 2014. Since completing my education, I have worked in various capacities that have allowed me to utilize my counseling skills to help others. I am currently a Licensed Resident in Counseling in Virginia and I work with a wide variety of clients in order to assist with an even wider variety of challenges such as mood-related disorders, adjustment disorders, depression, anxiety, self-esteem matters, family and relationship matters, parenting concerns, and many more. I utilize an eclectic therapeutic approach that allows me to integrate Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, mindfulness-based therapy, motivational interviewing, systemic therapy, narrative therapy, creative therapy, and client-centered therapy; all of which I adapt to meet the client’s individual needs. It is my belief that every individual is capable of working through difficult life experiences and improving their wellness with the appropriate support and resources. I truly look forward to building a supportive therapeutic relationship that will assist individuals in meeting these goals!

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Mission Statement

True Mission Services is about understanding that life is worth living and enjoying every second, minute, and hour of each day. I strive to invoke enlightenment and guidance to individuals to start their journey by loving themselves from inside out.

At True Mission Services, I believe that everyone has a purpose in life and no matter what trials and traumas you face, understanding that those situations do not define you is the key. It’s about knowing that it is never too late to find your true mission.

The TRUE in True Mission Services stands for: 

  • T – Trust the Process
  • R – Rooted in Self-Love
  • U – Understanding Your Purpose
  • E – Engaging in Life Fully

Here, I believe that the journey we take through self-discovery and breaking through barriers to a place of happiness, self-acceptance and living in a place of love is the true mission. My purpose is to help others recognize their strengths and become the best versions of themselves.


I have known my whole life that my passion was to help people, but I did not take a traditional route to get here. It was a long winding roller coaster ride before I began to walk in my truth. I spent more than 20 years serving as an assistant in the corporate world, supporting others to achieve corporate goals. In 2019 I made the transition to begin helping individuals reach their goals as well. Developing steps to success coupled with support and accountability increases your chances of reaching any goal. And that is what I am here to do. My name is Kristin Strickland and I am a life coach.

It's never too late to pursue that dream or change directions. I specialize in overcoming obstacles and leveling the playing field so you can start the race on even ground through one-on-one coaching and empowerment groups. If you need support getting started or accountability as you move toward your goal then I am here to help.

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