I am licensed in Tennessee with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, lack of motivation, low self esteem, lack of meaning and purpose & depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Career difficulties, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Avoidant Personality, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fertility Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hearing Impaired, HIV / AIDS, Hoarding, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Somatization, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trichotillomania, Visually Impaired, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Gottman Method, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems
TN LPC 4452
I really value and enjoy my sessions with Connie. I have had significant improvements in my mental health since starting therapy with Connie through BetterHelp.
Written on Jan 20, 2023 after therapy with Connie for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, family conflicts, parenting issues, and coping with life changes
Connie is an amazing therapist! She has been a helpful guide on my journey to better mental health. Never giving me the answers. Only providing the tools to help me find the answers on my own. This experience has been tremendous for me!
Written on Jan 13, 2023 after therapy with Connie for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, grief, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, and adhd
Written on Jan 12, 2023 after therapy with Connie for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, career difficulties, and coping with life changes
Connie is the only therapist I’ve met that wants to do therapy by MY terms! She is compassionate and deeply empathetic in her sessions, and makes sure I'm comfortable no matter what!
Written on Jan 06, 2023 after therapy with Connie for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Connie is a great therapist.She has helped me gained alot of confidence and self loving for myself. She has gave me development of self love and positive encouragement. She is always helping me be more better each and every day without me realizing of how far I came then before when I first started.She has helped me through depression and anxiety very much also .I am glad I found a great therapist for once in my life.
Written on Dec 14, 2022 after therapy with Connie for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and coaching
Connie is professional, listens and is a kind therapist. I highly recommend her.
Written on Nov 15, 2022 after therapy with Connie for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and compassion fatigue