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​​​​​Malik Ashhali LCSW, LCAS, CCSA, MAC

 I received his Master's in Social Work degree from Winthrop University in South Carolina in 2012.  He is currently a self-employed contract therapist working with children and their families.  He also holds a position as a clinical supervisor of a substance abuse treatment program.  He has 12 years’ experience working with youth and adults with substance use problems.  He also has presented trainings on Addiction and Poverty for the NC Foundation for Alcohol & Drug Studies and a Cultural Diversity Training for the Juvenile Services Association of NC.  His clinical experience includes working with individuals, groups, and families dealing with the manifestations of addiction and other mental health challenges​

About Us

Our Therapist


Holistic Counseling & Consultation PLLC, mission is to provide personalized, high-quality care on an as-needed or preventative basis.  We have created a practice that we believe in and would choose this holistic approach  for our own family members. Holistic Counseling & Consultation focuses on the whole person, the physical, emotional and spiritual. 


We are a full-service family practice of dedicated, experienced therapist who believe in working with our clients to maintain and improve their mental emotional and spiritual health. We work together to serve your entire family for all of your mental health needs in all stages of life. Our therapist believe in providing comprehensive services to our clients in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. We also believe in educating our clients as we work with them to achieve the best emotional state possible. 


Each therapist licensed by their prospective boards and comes to our practice with years of experience in their area of specialty.  Our associate professionals always consult with the licensed prior to working with each client in order to provide informed, consistent care at all times.




Teal Peoples, Holistic Counseling & Consultation, PLLC

Teal Peoples, LCSW, LCAS, LISW-CP, CCS-A, MAC

​Clinical Director/CEO

Mrs. Peoples currently has a Master Degree in Social Work; her undergraduate degree was a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist, Clinical Substance Abuse Supervisor Associate, and Roster with South and North Carolina, Trauma Focused CBT as well as a past Guardian Ad Litem volunteer for two and a half years. Mrs. Peoples is no stranger to youth at risk.  For more than fifteen years, she has served as a counselor for youth with substance abuse and alcohol concerns; a counselor for youth in foster care and youth who have been incarcerated and/or about to be incarcerated; a foster care worker; director of after school programs; and has worked with Military Family Life as a Child and Youth Behaviorist.