About Us

Meet the Family Preservation Services of Washington D.C.,LLC

Anthony Boswell

Executive Director

Tony is a passionate leader committed to the health care of youth and their families. Tony has brought to Family Preservation Services (FPS) superior operational, legal and compliance experience. Prior to joining FPS, Tony served as the Executive Director of Pathways of Massachusetts which served the mental and behavioral health needs of over 7,000 clients annually.

Alexis Harris-Oluyole, LPC

Clinical Director

Alexis Harris-Oluyole is a licensed professional counselor in the District of Columbia. As a professional counselor for many years, she has had the pleasure of assisting people from all walks of life with discerning, defining, and developing their life’s path in ways that sustain clear direction and provide lasting fulfillment. Mrs. Harris-Oluyole has been working in the field for over a decade and has extensive experience in family counseling, individual counseling, grief and loss, trauma, and oppositional behaviors. Mrs. Harris-Oluyole specializes primarily with diagnoses of depression and anxiety. Mrs. Harris-Oluyole also has specialized experience and an affinity for working with youth who are experiencing challenges negotiating  through important developmental stages, psychosocial events, or social/emotional skill development.

Dalton Beckles, LPC

Director, QA, Compliance & Privacy Officer

Dalton Beckles is a licensed clinical social worker practicing in Maryland and the District of Columbia. Dalton began his career in mental health as a therapist in the Benton Harbor, MI area, where he worked with the homeless and dual diagnosed population. Dalton previously worked at Family Preservation Services where he managed the ACT/TACT program. Dalton holds a Masters in Social Work from Andrews University and has his LICSW/LCSW-C in DC and Maryland. Dalton has 15 years of experience as a clinical social worker and crisis intervention specialist and 8 years in management and as a clinical supervisor.

Dr. Joseph Wakhanala, LPC

TACT Clinical Manager

Dr. Joseph Wakhanala is the Clinical Manager of the Transitional-Age Assertive Community Treatment (TACT) Team at Family Preservation. Dr. Wakhanala has spent over 20 years in the behavioral healthcare field. Prior to joining Family Preservation Services, Dr. Wakhanala worked for Threshold Services in Montgomery County, Maryland as Program Director for Integrated Dual Diagnosed Treatment. Dr. Wakhanala is licensed as Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor as well as Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor. He is certified as Master Addictions Counselor by National Board of Certified Counselors.

Kim Elliot-Cromartie

Manager, Administrative Services

Kim has an extensive background in healthcare. Prior to joining Family Preservation Services, she served as manager of medical records for the Washington Hospital Center Trinity Outpatient Clinic. Kim also served in the medical records department at Providence Hospital. She has been a part of the FPS team since 2010.

Frances H. Ballard, LPC

Assistant Clinical Manager

Frances H. Ballard serves as the Assistant Clinical Manager. In her role, she participates in the direction of day-to-day clinical operations, assist in ensuring the provision of needed treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to consumers and coordinates care to ensure quality care is consistently provided to consumers using best practices and quality improvement indicators. Mrs. Ballard is a licensed professional with 30 years of experienced leadership in administration, operations
management, strategic planning, organizational development and direct care in the Human Services, Academia and Healthcare industries with a demonstrated track-record of results-oriented leadership in all sectors.

KaShava Logan, LPC

Clinical Manager, CBI

KaShava is a Licensed Professional Counselor with clinical and administrative experiences working with children, adolescents and adult women in Washington, DC and Rockville, MD. She earned her Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from Bowie State University. KaShava believes it is important to provide excellent service and passionate about helping others increase their degree of autonomy. In her free time, KaShava loves “do-it-yourself” art projects and learning about cultures through travel.

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FAMILY PRESERVATION SERVICES OF DC LLC., 3341 Benning Road, NE Washington, DC 20019

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