Hello, and welcome to Better Help! If you are on this site you are probably seeking to change some things in your life that are challenging you. As you seek a therapist I would like to introduce myself and see if I may be a fit for you. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in North Carolina with over ten years of experience in therapy working in many different arenas in the mental health field. I have worked with clients who have struggled with addiction, the mental illness, the homeless population in an inner city, adults dealing with trauma.
My counseling style is transparent, open, honest and focused on helping you with your needs and reaching your goals for seeking therapy. I offer a non-judgmental approach to each individual I work with, and appreciate the unique challenges that you bring to therapy with an understanding you are reaching out for help at a difficult time in your life. I value the courage that you bring to the session for the willingness to seek help. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral therapy, humanistic, psychodynamic and rational-emotive counseling. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs.
I will engage with you at your pace and every session will be guided by you. I am also available to you via phone and text if that is more comfortable for you. A majority of my availability is in the evenings and on the weekends but I check messages at least once during each weekday.
Reaching out to a stranger for help is difficult enough, but then the challenge of finding a counselor you connect with is another challenge. I understand these challenges and I would be honored to work with you through this stage of your life.
Trained Ares of Expertise
• Stress, Anxiety
• Trauma and abuse
Also experienced in:
Addictions , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , disorder , Coping with life changes , Compassion fatigue , Abandonment, LGBTQ challenges, Borderline personality
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Blended Family Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dissociation, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Jealousy, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Phobias, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Harm, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Somatization
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
NC LCSW C012583
Janet is very understanding and easy to talk to. She gives great advice and has been very helpful.
Written on Jun 20, 2023 after therapy with Janet for 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, self esteem, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd
Janet is very responsive and supportive. She has helped me see things with a level head and does not come off judgemental. I wish her and her clients the best. I would recommend her to anyone looking for support.
Written on Apr 27, 2023 after therapy with Janet for 1 year and 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, anger management, coping with life changes, and adhd
I love Janet.
She understands me.
Written on Apr 03, 2023 after therapy with Janet for 6 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, trauma and abuse, grief, and coping with life changes
Very patient, understanding and kind.
Written on Jul 14, 2022 after therapy with Janet for 10 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
janet so far has been extremely easy to talk to, and this has been an issue for me in the past. she helps open dialog even when she can tell i am anxious to get me talking. she has been fantastic in the handful of sessions i have had with her. 10/10 would recommend her.
Written on Jan 28, 2022 after therapy with Janet for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, and adhd
Janet was punctual, kind, and professional. She is a great listener and will support you in whatever your personal goals may be!
Written on Sep 23, 2021 after therapy with Janet for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, self esteem, compassion fatigue, and adhd