Welcome to my profile. I am so glad you are here and chose courage over comfort in reaching out for help. My name is Kaniecia Mixon and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with about 10 years of experience providing behavioral support and therapy. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, social relationship issues, parenting problems, life changes, anger issues, and ADHD. I also have helped many people who have experienced trauma including physical, sexual, or emotional abuse. I have my B.A. in Psychology and my M.S. in Counseling/Marriage and Family Therapy. Most of my experience has been with individuals and families in crisis stabilization, creating safety plans, identifying and developing healthy coping skills, increasing natural supports, and increasing knowledge and awareness of their struggles. I have provided therapy and behavioral support to individuals 5-19. I have been a Therapeutic Behavioral Services Clinician who provided case management and assisted parents with learning parenting strategies to better manage their child's behaviors. I am currently a Program Supervisor to clinical staff who provide those same therapeutic services to people ages 0-21.
My counseling style is warm, authentic, and collaborative. I believe in treating everyone with respect, compassion, generosity, and meeting them where they are without stigmatizing labels. I believe that everyone knows what is needed for themselves and I aim to walk alongside you in identifying those needs and goals and supporting and holding you accountable to meeting the goals you set. I have a trauma-informed, strengths-based, and eclectic approach which combines person-centered, cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, psychodynamic, motivational interviewing, mindfulness practices, and and any other approaches that are needed. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. I enjoy incorporating art, creativity, and play into therapy!
It takes courage to seek for a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you.
I look forward to journeying with you!
Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Eating disorders, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Adoption and Foster Care, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Divorce and Separation, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Isolation/Loneliness, Life Purpose, Mood Disorders, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Prejudice and Discrimination, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
CA LMFT 94323
These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Kaniecia Mixon. 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.
Kaniecia fosters an open space for comfortable conversation, allowing me to look introspectively at my life and identify areas of need. She helps me develop coping skills to better manage anxiety during this transitionary period in my life. I felt comfortable as if I was just chatting with a friend, and that, itself, makes therapy more accessible and de-stigmatized.
Written on Oct 09, 2022 after therapy with Kaniecia for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes
We got along great in a friendly, professional matter.
Written on Oct 03, 2022 after therapy with Kaniecia for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, grief, eating disorders, coping with life changes, coaching, and compassion fatigue
I am new to getting help and talking to Kanecia makes it easier to talk and open up.
I feel heard and she has offered valid suggestions.
Written on Sep 30, 2022 after therapy with Kaniecia for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd
I absolutely love working with Kaniecia. She has been with me since March of 2020 and has been absolutely core to my emotional and mental growth in the past 2 years. She has helped me work through family and relationship issues. I can’t recommend her highly enough
Written on Jun 21, 2022 after therapy with Kaniecia for 2 years on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and coping with life changes
I have had several counseling sessions with Kaniecia, and I can confirm that she is very professional: she has understood my problem fully, and she listened to me carefully every time. Thanks to her advice and activities, I have implemented mindfulness into my daily routine, and I am feeling better.
Written on Dec 03, 2021 after therapy with Kaniecia for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, eating disorders, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
Kaniecia is an incredible counselor with lots of patience. She has helped me work through some issues I face in everyday life.
Written on Jun 15, 2021 after therapy with Kaniecia for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and bipolar disorder