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Dr. Nathaniel Mitchell , LCSW

Stress, Anxiety Relationship issues Family conflicts Trauma and abuse Depression
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About me

Welcome to Better Help! According to the Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC), in 2020, forty percent of U.S. citizens reported struggling with mental health issues.

My name is Nathaniel Mitchell. I am a Licensed Certified Social Worker in the State of Mississippi, with over 22 years of experience helping individuals and families with various concerns. I received a Master of Social Work degree from Jackson State University. I earned a Doctor of Social Work degree, specializing in Theories and Techniques in Marriage, Couple, Family Counseling, Child and Adolescent Counseling, Prevention, Intervention, and Consultation, from Walden University. I have worked in various settings with individuals and families who experienced personal issues such as Adjustment Issues, Anxiety, Attention-Deficit Hyperactive Disorders, Depression, Grief and Loss, Low Self-Esteem, and Oppositional Defiant Disorder. I utilize evidence-based interventions, and I am culturally- sensitive and person-centered. I am currently a Certified Trauma Practitioner-Clinical and a Certified Grief Counseling Specialist.

You have taken a step of courage and hope. I empathized with the anxious stage of trusting someone with your story and presentation. We all want to share our thoughts, feelings, and experiences and be accepted and understood. I will meet you where you are on your journey. I am honored to partner with you to explore and find coping skills and techniques to develop control, peace, and strengths.

I look forward to working with you!

Professional experience

22yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Avoidant Personality, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, HIV / AIDS, Hoarding, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation/Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Somatization, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Gottman Method, Jungian Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

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These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Dr. Nathaniel Mitchell . 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.

Best doc I know! The most caring, patient, insightful therapist I’ve ever known!

Written on May 05, 2023 after therapy with Nathaniel for 1 year and 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

Top professional. Listens to me and works with me to improve my life!

Written on Apr 03, 2023 after therapy with Nathaniel for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd

He has taught me so much. He challenges me to dig deep and identify why things are happening.

Written on Feb 25, 2023 after therapy with Nathaniel for 6 months on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, coping with life changes, and adhd

Dr. Mitchell is the absolute best! He is my first therapist, and I don't think I could ever change. He is so caring, funny, intelligent, energetic, respectful, and approachable. He will also tell you how it is and be blunt when it's appropriate, to give you a push in the right direction. Dr. Mitchell makes you feel special, and like you are his only patient. He studies you because he really wants to help you throughout your healing processes. Dr. Mitchell will meet you wherever you are and help you in whatever area of life you are struggling with. If more people had Dr. Mitchell as their therapist, the world would be a better place!

Written on Jan 24, 2023 after therapy with Nathaniel for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, and coping with life changes

I have recently began therapy for the first time in my life and was matched with Dr. Mitchell. The very first session I feel helped him to create the right treatment that I need to ensure that I can begin having a more positive outlook on life. I realized that in order for therapy to work I have to be open and willing to do the work that is necessary. Dr. Mitchell creates a positive space to be open and talk about the problems I am having with my everyday life while also offering ways for me to stay within the present. He meets you where you're and will give you tools, reading material and assignments to help you along your path. Very supportive and positive.

Written on Dec 02, 2022 after therapy with Nathaniel for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, anger management, and coping with life changes

Dr. Mitchell has helped me think more positively, which has made me more productive, and has improved my health.

Written on Nov 09, 2022 after therapy with Nathaniel for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and adhd