Welcome! I am a Clinical Mental Health Counselor with a certification in Expressive Arts Therapy. In general, I work with clients from a compassionate, nonjudgmental, and person-centered perspective. When you feel seen and heard, healing and growth happens much more easily. I see each individual as unique, so therapy will be uniquely tailored to meet your specific mental, emotional, and/or spiritual needs. I often teach mindfulness to help facilitate awareness of thoughts and behavior patterns. Additionally, I often use Existential Therapy to help you create a meaningful and fulfilling life, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help you recognize and change negative thought patterns that are stopping you from experiencing inner contentment and happiness. Occasionally, I offer Expressive Arts Therapy to individuals interested in exploring themselves through any artistic modality.
I believe that when we open ourselves to growth, healing, and change, we can finally live our best life. It is my pleasure to walk with you as you find your way into a healthier, happier life.
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, ADHD, Abandonment, Codependency, Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Emptiness, Guilt and Shame, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Existential Therapy, Jungian Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
NC LCMHC 14647
As a therapist who was seeking therapy, I can honestly say that Justina is a fantastic therapist in all areas. She is compassionate, respectful, prompt, knowledgeable, and a wonderful job of not making assumptions or judgements. She always seems to have the underlying goal of my therapy in mind, even when life throws a curve ball.
Written on Jan 27, 2023 after therapy with Justina for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, and compassion fatigue
Unlike any therapist I’ve had before, knows the questions to ask and makes me feel like I can say whatever. I don’t feel like I can lead her at all or that she will hyper focus on stuff that doesn’t matter as much. I feel like I’m learning and retaining the right ways to communicate just by her having a conversation with me. I also feel like she lets me learn to be more accountable and honest without pressing me. Would definitely recommend her. It’s strange I’ve seen her on other therapy platforms but chose other therapists for some reason. Glad I found myself here.
Written on Oct 04, 2022 after therapy with Justina for 1 month on issues concerning depression, addictions, relationship issues, grief, anger management, and coping with life changes
Justina is compassionate, caring, affirming and all-around an amazing talk-therapist.
She helped me realize my true intentions and I’m forever grateful.
Written on Sep 01, 2022 after therapy with Justina for 5 months on issues concerning relationship issues, and trauma and abuse
Justina is kind and empathetic. She listens in a non judgment approach with warmth. After each session I feel heard and ready to try a new strategy we discussed.
Written on Aug 07, 2022 after therapy with Justina for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
Justina is very kind and genuinely listens and puts in input as best as she can, wouldn’t ask for anyone else!
Written on May 17, 2022 after therapy with Justina for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, coaching, and adhd
Justina has been wonderful. She’s a genuinely active listener and she’s encouraging me significantly while I learn how to navigate my life’s emotional challenges. She’s been a great help to me and I’m thankful for the service that she provides. I feel inspired to follow a similar path pursuing psychology in large part due to the ways she has helped me.
Written on May 03, 2022 after therapy with Justina for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, depression, family conflicts, coping with life changes, trauma and abuse, anger management, and grief