At this time I can only offer chat and live chat sessions. I’m not available for live video or live phone sessions.
My name is Brooke. I know looking for a counselor can be an overwhelming process and I’m glad you’re taking the first step! I’m a licensed mental health counselor in Florida, and a licensed professional counselor in Georgia and South Carolina. I got my bachelor’s degree from San Diego State University and my master’s degree from Capella University. I am originally from California, but I love traveling and I have lived in various parts of the country.
I will provide a safe environment for you to discuss any fears or concerns you may have. Having worked as an addictions counselor I have heard almost everything, and there is nothing you can say that will shock me. Things are kept confidential.
I have experience with depression, anxiety, panic attacks, eating disorders, and substance abuse/ addition. I have also worked with families of addicts and alcoholics. I believe that therapy is a collaboration between the therapist and the client. I want to work with you to help you reach your goals. I use a variety of approaches including person centered, motivational interviewing, and cognitive behavioral. I tailor my therapeutic approach to what works for you, because no two people are the same and not every approach is effective with every person.
I do not consider myself a religious or spiritual person. I have no problem working with people who are religious and spiritual, but if you are looking for a counselor who will pray with you during sessions or go over bible verses, then unfortunately I won't be able to provide that knowledge or expertise. If you want to talk about religion or prayer then I can listen, but I won't have much insight to offer when it comes to religion.
Additional areas of focus: Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, Control Issues, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Expats, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy
SC LPC 7289
FL LMHC MH15149
GA LPC LPC011279
I am comfortable communicating with Brooke, and I have felt that her replies and questions have been quite insightful and useful so far. Since I have so far preferred written communication I can’t speak with any accuracy about scheduling or having in-person sessions - but I would feel comfortable asking her and I feel confident that if I made the request Brooke would be accommodating.
Written on Mar 20, 2021 after therapy with Brooke for 3 weeks on issues concerning family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and intimacy-related issues
Great at understanding my concerns and advising me where needed. Very friendly and comfortable to chat with
Written on Dec 22, 2020 after therapy with Brooke for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and self esteem