Welcome to Trae Scoops

Trae Scoops is an “edutainment” blog committed to promoting the life-long wellness of individuals, families, and communities through motivation, happiness, and awareness of mental and emotional wellbeing. This blog contains culturally responsive dialogue addressing advocacy, education and how to support others.


Pursuing Peace PLLC

The mission of Pursuing Peace, a culturally responsive organization, is to promote lifelong wellness of individuals, their families, and the community through advocacy, education, and support. Learn more about our mission, vision, and values clicking the link below.


Trae Gimmie The Scoop!

Learn more about how La’Tracia’s love for ice cream helped get her through a life-threatening event by reading the first post on our blog titled "Trae Gimmie The Scoop".

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”

- Maya Angelou


Trae Scoops aims to assist individuals with developing self-awareness from a holistic-based approach centered around the eight dimensions of wellness.


1. Emotional - Effectively coping with life and creating healthy relationships while having the ability to express your feelings with people you trust.

2. Spiritual -  Feeling confident about your values and beliefs while expanding your sense of purpose and meaning in life.  

3. Financial -  Being satisfied with current finances and making a conscious effort to understand your future economic endeavors.

4. Physical - Developing a healthy lifestyle, including physical activity, healthy eating habits, and rest.

5. Social - Sense of connectedness or belonging to a healthy support system.

6. Occupational - Fulfillment from one’s work, school, or volunteer service.

7. Intellectual -  Being a life-long learner by identifying creative ways to expand your knowledge and skills.

8. Environmental - Stimulating environments that encourage wellness.

Outpatient Services

Individual Therapy - $125.00

Couple Therapy - $125.00

Family Therapy - $125.00

Group Therapy - $25.00 - $35.00 per individual

Accepting Insurances - Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, Medicaid, Cigna or self-pay.



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Facilitate psycho-educational seminars that are intended to increase one’s awareness, competency skills, wellness, personal growth, and development.

Seminar Topics include:

  • What is Mental Health? - All Ages
  • Developing Coping Skills - All Ages
  • Self-Enhancing Workshops- 13 & up
  • Mindfulness - 10 & up

*Trae Scoops/Pursuing Peace will work with your organization to customize seminars specific to your agency's needs. To make an appointment for a Workshop please call.

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LCSW Exam Prep Course

Individual - One on One tutoring services to prepare for the LCSW exam. Three 2-hour sessions and One 4-hour session to take a mock exam. Course includes:
- 4 hours of instruction
- 2 exam preparation test
- 1 full-length exam $250.00

Group - Group setting tutoring services to prepare for the LCSW exam. Three 2 hour sessions and One 4 hour session to take a mock exam. Course includes:
- 4 hours of instruction
- 2 exam preparation tests
- 1 full-length exam $215.00

*Trae Scoops/Pursuing Peace will work with you to customize exams specific to your needs. Please call for rates.

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