Talk therapy allows for mood monitoring, meditation practices, a regulation of feelings, and, Self & moral development.

About Us

Thoughtful Minds and Creating Solutions is a program dedicated to enhancing young adolescents with a multitude of life skills centered around communication, our version of talk therapy.

Thoughtful Minds and Creating Solutions is responding to the need for professional life coaching services in the community. Thoughtful Minds and Creating Solutions believes we become our best selves when placed in positive environments fostering healthy relationships, challenging young adolescents to become better versions of themselves for themselves and the community. My staff and I are committed to providing full-time, professionally supervised guidance and support. Adolescents in our program can expect to enhance their social and emotional growth, as well as the development of their intellectual skills.

We are proud to announce the partnership of two dynamic women, Tashawna Armstrong and Tuesday Isom-Cyrus; forces to be reckoned with, who happen to be family. Most importantly, a representation of minorities blazing the trail to Inspire, Empower and Educate other minorities and impoverished individuals to becoming self-reliant and resilient. By establishing a mental health agency with wrap around services, that will provide unwavering advocation and access to resources that will promote change and provoke positive outcomes; by way of mental health awareness, service delivery, advocacy and building strong relationships within our communities.

TaShawna Armstrong

CEO, CFO, Co-founder, Certified Life Coach

Asia Barham

Office Operations
Our Admin team is at the front line of the agency, managing the day-to-day operations and ensuring that the office runs smoothly and efficiently throughout all our departments. Using exceptional organization and detailed skill set to create a high functioning environment, setting a standard for providing reliability and impeccable customer services to our clients and the professionals with which we collaborate.

Tuesday Isom-Cyrus, CCTSI LMSW

CEO, Co-founder, Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program Director, Therapist, Trainer

As a licensed Mastered level Social Worker and Psychotherapist, specializing in trauma-Informed therapy and grief counseling, I have over 12 years of mental health experience with children, adolescents, adults, couples, family units and groups. My moto “Demonstrating love in action form!”
Using a strengths’ perspective, I have serviced vulnerable populations from the beginning of my career, starting as a school social worker, matriculating in child welfare where I worked as a CPS Social Worker and as a Foster Care Social Worker II Supervisor in Baltimore City Child Welfare. I later worked as a Mental Health Therapist for Gaudenzia’s Intense Inpatient Substance Treatment facility, where I worked with dual diagnosis and drug/ alcohol induced disorders before starting my own practice.

Mission Statement

Thoughtful Minds and Creating Solutions is a mental health agency that is dedicated to equipping children, adolescents, adults and families with a multitude of life skills and mental health resources utilizing a person- centered approach to empower development, growth and overall quality of life.

Our Vision

Thoughtful Minds and Creating Solutions believe one can become their best selves when given the tools to transform negative behaviors into areas of growth and exposure to enriched environments that enlighten and offer the possibility of improving communities and overall quality of life.
Our counselors, mentors, community coordinators, affiliated therapists, and life coaches are dedicated to assisting vulnerable individuals with identifying triggers, unlearning normalized dysfunction, reinforcing strengths, in addition to obtaining and implementing healthy coping strategies. Promoting mental health awareness and empowering individuals with the skill-set of self-actualization by expansion of education, connecting to community resources, and building experiences that will enhance one’s opportunity towards achieving personal goals and creating positive outcomes.

Our Principles

Effective Communication
Continuity of care
Client’s right to determination

Get Involved

The staff here at thoughtful Minds and Creating Solutions will strive to develop the three c’s in all clients, that is communication, confidence, and commitment.


Help children/youth in state custody achieve life goals
Provide care and compassion, while addressing deep hurt and psychological harm.
Work along with foster parents, DCFS, school administrators, and other entities to ensure compliance.
Collaborate with other service providers to provide effective services.
Provide emergency crisis intervention and conflict management to identified clients.
Implement interventions identified in behavior and/or rehabilitation plans

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program

Our Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program (PRP) is a community-based program that strives to provide quality, client-centered rehabilitative and support services to clients 6 years and older. We offer a full range of onsite and offsite services that include but are not limited to:

Conflict Resolution
General Self-Care/ Hygiene
Stress & Anger Management
Medication Management
Community & Educational Resources
Recreation & Client Focused Groups

Substance Treatment

We provide low intensity treatment for individuals with substance use disorder (SUD).
Outpatient treatment allows patients to live at home or in a sober living facility while attending counseling sessions and therapy daily, allowing the flexible approach that enables individuals to maintain a normal lifestyle, to include eating, sleeping, and participating in daily activities while receiving professional support and accountability.
Level 1 outpatient services
*Individual counseling services
*Drug and Alcohol support groups
3.1 Low intensity residential housing
*Access to housing
*Structure Environment
*Access to community resources
*Connection to Job Readiness programs
*Connection to DSS Benefits
*Assistance with obtaining Health Care/ Mental Health Services
*Employment opportunities
*Additional supports

Life coaching

With our expert guidance, you’ll gain invaluable insights into your strengths and areas for growth. Together, we’ll develop strategies to enhance your self-awareness, boost your confidence, and cultivate healthy habits for success.

Whether you’re seeking to improve relationships, advance in your career, or simply find more balance and joy in your life, our experienced life coaches are here to support you every step of the way.


Please feel free to contact us any time.

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