I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC), Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS), Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS) and a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP). I have a PhD in Human Services, with a concentration in Disaster, Crisis, and Intervention. I have over 20 years of experience in mental health and substance abuse counseling. I have been in the mental health and substance abuse field since 1998 and worked as a licensed private practitioner since 2001. I have experience working with clients with mental health (anxiety, depression, PTSD) and substance use disorders.
I have dedicated the past few years working with individuals with Dual and Triple diagnosis of medical, mental health and substance use disorders. I believe in integrated medical, mental health and substance use disorders treatment. Most of my counseling approach is based on Motivational Enhancement Techniques (MET), Client Centered, Cognitive Behavioral and Solution Focused theories. I use Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) techniques to help individuals who are dealing with traumatic experiences. I also have years of experience providing recovery skills training for individuals willing to quit and maintain complete abstinence from alcohol, prescription and illicit drugs.
I would like to assure you that my services will be rendered in a professional manner, consistent with accepted ethical standards of this noble profession. My counseling approach will help clients attain self-realization, set and accomplish goals, and elicit self-efficacy.
I look forward to working with you.
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, Avoidant Personality, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Phobias, Post-traumatic Stress, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
NC LCMHC 3685
Fantastic and engaging Doctor. Many expertise
Written on Sep 03, 2023 after therapy with Agyenim for 1 month on issues concerning depression, addictions, and parenting issues
This man is a true professional in his field! He takes the time to answer your questions and truly find the problem and not just that, he takes the time to make sure that you are getting the help you need! He truly is a very very amazing person and always talks to you as if he is a long time friend who understands what your going through and takes a stand to guide you through it. He isn’t the kind of person to just throw stuff at you, he walks you through it and helps you find and understand yourself. He is truly amazing!
Written on Sep 02, 2023 after therapy with Agyenim for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, and coping with life changes
Dr. B allows me to be myself without judgement. He helps me draw logical conclusions and look within to reasons for my behavior and why I’m in and dealing with particular situations.
Written on Jul 22, 2023 after therapy with Agyenim for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and coping with life changes
Dr. Akuamoah-Boateng has very quickly helped me to feel more in control of my decisions and improve my ability to be assertive within my relationships. The progress I feel I have made through working in a therapeutic alliance with him has been really significant to me.
Written on Jul 13, 2023 after therapy with Agyenim for 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and self esteem
Amazing and a great help
Written on Jun 07, 2023 after therapy with Agyenim for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, compassion fatigue, and adhd
I very much have a sense of comfort and safety talking to Dr. Akuamoah-Boateng
Written on Mar 22, 2023 after therapy with Agyenim for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd