My name is Michelle L. Medley; I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). I was educated at Old Dominion University, with a Masters Degree in Counseling. I have been working in the helping field since 2003. I have experience with symptoms of Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Grief and Loss, and Substance Use. I have worked in public and private schools, residential treatment facilities, outpatient care, and acute inpatient care. My theoretical approach is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). CBT focuses on identifying negative thinking patterns, changing those thinking patterns, thus changing our interactions / reactions.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Multicultural Concerns, Prejudice and Discrimination
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy
VA LPC 0701008748