About me

I am licensed in South Carolina with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, LGBTQI-related issues, & parenting issues. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Addictions
  • LGBT
  • Parenting issues
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Abandonment , Adoption and Foster Care , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Narrative Therapy

Years of Experience: 15

Services offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

SC LMFT 4550


Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Cindy Penn. We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Written on Jan 23, 2023 after therapy with Cindy for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, parenting issues, and self esteem

I have had two sessions with Cindy but I've loved them so much. She makes me feel comfortable. And she listens to me very well.

Written on Dec 26, 2022 after therapy with Cindy for 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, and career difficulties

Been with Cindy for almost 4 months now and it’s been an amazing experience, absolutely life changing. Her guidance and support is on point. She listens and understands the underling issue, giving helpful advice for long term results. She saw what nobody ever saw on me and was able to help me tackle my problems and differences.

Really happy! Would defined recommend her to anybody!

Written on Dec 05, 2022 after therapy with Cindy for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

Thank you for being you! I really appreciate you!

Written on Nov 07, 2022 after therapy with Cindy for 2 months on issues concerning self esteem

Cindy was a huge help to me -- I was in a place where i fely100% lost and over 2 months she has given me tools to help me find a center and slow my brain down - She was a great help in a very hard time and I am very thankful to have been able to work with her. Highly recommended!!

Written on Oct 30, 2022 after therapy with Cindy for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, and family conflicts

Cindy has helped me greatly with my problems within each session. She is very kind and always listens when I need her.

Written on Oct 18, 2022 after therapy with Cindy for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd

Patient, allows space, knows how to calm!

Written on Oct 10, 2022 after therapy with Cindy for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, anger management, and adhd

I am incredibly grateful for Cindy's presence in my life. She is truly gifted, generous, and wise. She is also practical, and very good at helping her patients to drive positive change in their lives.

Written on Oct 05, 2022 after therapy with Cindy for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, and coaching

Great knowledge and understanding of my situation. Gave me so many resources and info to tackle anxiety which balances my thoughts.

Written on Oct 03, 2022 after therapy with Cindy for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, anger management, and adhd

Cindy is the first therapist I’ve seen who understands me. At age 67 I’ve seen many who couldn’t help me, and I’d about given up hope of finding myself. She is a kind, honest and truly caring person.

Written on Sep 27, 2022 after therapy with Cindy for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, family conflicts, and self esteem

Very attentive listener and you can hear deep empathy in her responses. She is well structured and has deep knowledge and understanding on the subjects we discuss. I am very happy with her!

Written on Sep 12, 2022 after therapy with Cindy for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and adhd

Cindy has been very understanding and helpful. I feel Cindy works hard to maintain contact and provide a safe environment.

Written on Aug 18, 2022 after therapy with Cindy for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, and self esteem

Cindy is so easy to talk to, she asks thought provoking questions and provides excellent feedback. I feel very comfortable around her and am looking forward to my journey in therapy!

Written on Aug 07, 2022 after therapy with Cindy for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, and trauma and abuse

Cindy is very respectful of your personal circumstances and is willing to receive feedback of where you want to focus your therapy session on. She is also good at sharing techniques or strategies to deal with coping and mindfulness.

Written on Aug 05, 2022 after therapy with Cindy for 2 weeks on issues concerning addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, parenting issues, anger management, and coping with life changes

Cindy is amazing. She is empathetic and understanding of everything. Very responsive and highly in tune with her profession.

Written on Jul 29, 2022 after therapy with Cindy for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, and parenting issues

Cindy is positive, professional, relatable. I’m thankful for the expertise and life experience that truly makes it better help.

Work with me!