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Anita Barnes, LPC

Stress, Anxiety Trauma, Abuse Grief Career difficulties Depression
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About me

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who has had a variety of experience in a several counseling settings. I offer individual, adolescent, and couples counseling. I have a holistic approach to counseling, which includes addressing your physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual needs. My approach to therapy involves working in a client-centered manner to ensure that they are reaching their goals. I encourage self validity and self exploration in therapy. I have an eclectic approach to therapeutic techniques to include cognitive-behavioral, reality therapy, mindfulness, solution-focused therapy among others. I encourage growth through an accepting atmosphere enabling clients to feel heard, and strengthened. I specialize in adverse events of childhood, women's issues, grief, abuse, self-esteem, life changes and trauma.

Professional experience

3yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Trauma, Abuse Grief Career difficulties Depression

Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Attachment Issues, Avoidant Personality, Body Image, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Dissociation, Emptiness, Forgiveness, Impulsivity, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues

Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Services offered


License information

AL LPC 4582


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Compassionate understanding she really cares and offers advice that is practical and meaningful and a Christian way.

Written on Aug 01, 2022 after therapy with Anita for 5 months

I feel she is very capable and informative to my needs

Written on Jun 14, 2022 after therapy with Anita for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, grief, eating disorders, coping with life changes, and adhd

Anita provides timely and actionable advice and help insights from day 1. I have seen improvements after just the first week.

Written on Apr 13, 2022 after therapy with Anita for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, and coaching