The Tapestry Fletcher Team

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The team in Fletcher, NC provides services in our adolescent program, provide therapeutic spaces for treatment of primary mental health disorders.

Kristin Brooks, LCMHC, NCC

Clinical Director

Kristin Brooks is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in North Carolina. She has worked with children, families, young adults and adults for over five years within and around the Asheville Area. She graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology, a minor in sociology and concentration in natural sciences. She obtained a Master’s of Science from Western Carolina University in clinical mental health counseling. She is certified in Eye Movement Reprocessing and Desensitization (EMDR) and has provided therapy to a wide range of needs to include trauma, depression, anxiety, transitions, family systems and severe and persistent mental illness. My passion is working with children and their families to assist them in finding their voices, skills and autonomy to live a long and fulfilling life.

Madison Watkins, MSW, LCSWA


Madison Watkins is a Licensed Social Worker Associate in North Carolina. She has worked with families, children and adults for over five years. Primarily, her background is working as a Child Protective Service Social Worker in the Piedmont regions of North Carolina. She graduated with her Bachelor of Social Work from Brescia University and her Master of Social Work from Simmons University. She has always been passionate about the well-being of people she has been in contact with. Being a social worker and a counselor has actualized that passion and drive.

Ellen Birch, MS, RDN, LDN


Ellen Birch received her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from Western Carolina University. She completed the Combined Dietetic Internship and master’s degree program at Appalachian State University where she received her Master’s of Science in Nutrition.  Her goal is to help her clients improve their relationship with food and their bodies. She wants to ensure clients and families receive all the benefits of treatment. She uses a non-diet and non-weight focused approach to provide individualized care.  She looks forward to her “thyme” together with her clients.

Destiny Swinehart, RN

Registered Nurse

Destiny Swinehart is the nurse for both the Brevard and Fletcher locations. She graduated from Blue Ridge Community College in 2022 with honors in the ADN program. She is a licensed foster parent in her county of residence and has been for three years. She has a passion for working in the mental health field since it is such an underserved population. She plans to continue her education and eventually gain her Nurse Practitioner license with a specialty in mental health/psychiatry.

Lin Seals

Psychiatry Tech Supervisor

Lin Seals has worked in the mental health field for four years, two of which have been working with adolescents. He is passionate about the work that he does, and he enjoys helping our youth make better choices and gain the skills they need to reach their full potential.