Life can be challenging at times. Some of Life's challenges can occasionally lead us to addiction, feeling of loss, depression, anxiety, and relationship conflicts. The silver lining in these situations is that we all can experience positive change and positive growth with these set backs. Let's work together to find some positive patterns that can set your life's course back in the direction that's pleasing to you. Take the most important step in this process and that is connecting with me to accompany you on this journey. Remember, you already have the most valuable tool in your arsenal to regain happiness and that tool is " HOPE". Never underestimate the power of hope, after all, Hope is what has gotten you here.
I am one of the most relate-able therapist you will encounter. I come from a long line of family members with a helping background, caring spirit and a gift to inspire others. I have over 18 Years of experience working with individuals with mood disorders, addiction challenges, and Life issues. I use a Cognitive Behavioral Approach in most sessions and I have also found Solution Focus Therapy to be beneficial for many clients as well. I have a Bachelors in Psychology and a Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling from Winston Salem State University. I also have a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Appalachian State University. I have 15 years of background in Emergency Services, so I understand the signs and symptoms of compassion fatigue and negative coping methods related to traumatic experiences associate with Emergency Responders. My background also involves working with an array of clients from 5 to 72 with various challenges and concerns. Whether you are a young parent 19-29 that needs pointers on better communicating with your child or other family members, or an adult 40-55 that is stuck at the crossroads of middle age and need help finding life's purpose and enjoyment, Let me assist you with your developing a philosophy for life and legacy, or address negative feeling of self-worth, anger, life's challenges, and addictive behaviors. Many times we are called upon to be caregivers for aging parents 55+ , let's discuss the challenges that affect our mood, behaviors and thoughts as we watch our love ones transition into their golden years.
I have worked with Children from as young as 5 to 17 years of age with issues such as dealing with absentee parents, loss of a caregiver, bullying and substance use. I understand that growing up today is much different than life was 35-40 years ago, considering technology age and access to social media influences. This has change the way that kids address acceptance, expectation, responsibilities, and peer pressure. I would be glad to assist you with this popular of young leaders. Let's get started on starting over, I'll be waiting!
- Relationship issues
- Anger management
- Coping with life changes
I also have experience in Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coaching
LPC #11667 (Expires: 2020-06-30)
Very good and professional full of good advice!