Tonya Hillman

(MS, LPC)

About Me

Hello, my name is Tonya Hillman and I would love to help guide you through many of life’s challenges. Having worked for nine years as a Licensed Professional Counselor in two states, Missouri
and Alabama, and currently working towards my Ph.d in Counseling Education and Supervision, I have had the opportunity to work with individuals and couples on a multitude of platforms.
These platforms include relationship development, coping with anxiety and depression, working to manage bi-polar disorder, processing trauma, and coping with loss and grief. I model my counseling style to be warm, inviting, nonjudgmental, attentive, and drawing primarily from the Cognitive-Behavior approach. This approach identifies the negativity within your life and helps you to process and change these thoughts through behavioral changes and coping strategies.
Seeking help for today’s challenges is an important and sometimes difficult decision and not one I take lightly. I will develop a specific treatment plan based on your needs to help you accomplish your therapeutic goals. I am here for you.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Addictions
  • Grief
  • Depression
  • Coping with life changes

I also have experience in LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, ADHD

Years of Experience: 9

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Video

Licensing

LPC #3463 (Expires: 2019-07-31)

LPC #2012007128 (Expires: 2019-06-30)


Reviews

Written by H.A. on Feb 20, 2019 after counseling with Tonya for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes

Tonya is a great listener, she helps me to identify and isolate the issue so that I can work towards it. She also points out when I’m making progress and makes me feel better whenever our session is done. She takes an interest in my personal life and pushes me to strive towards new or unexpected things. I have definitely made progress since meeting her. Every day is a struggle but I now know that I can get through it and that there is no shame in asking for help.

Written by B.R. on Jan 24, 2019 after counseling with Tonya for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Tonya is THE BEST!! She is super easy to talk to and listens extremely well. She is very interactive. Answers messages timely and helpfully. It’s only been a short time but I already feel better.

Written by P.H. on Jan 16, 2019 after counseling with Tonya for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and relationship issues

Tonya understands what I’m going through and is very supportive. She is honest with me about the longevity of dealing with my grief but she is here along the journey.

Written by H.I. on Jan 03, 2019 after counseling with Tonya for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem

Tonya has been wonderful, she has helped me gain insight into the problems I struggle with and is an awesome therapist. Always on time, engaging, and helpful. Would recommend her to anyone.

Written by K.A. on Jan 01, 2019 after counseling with Tonya for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and career difficulties

Tonya has been extremely understanding regarding my concerns and fears; thanks to our work together I have learned to control my anxiety and worries. Thank you Tonya!

Written by J.O. on Dec 22, 2018 after counseling with Tonya for 2 months on issues concerning depression, and stress, anxiety

Ms. Tonya has been vital to my time at school this semester. She has helped me by offering exercises and advise to aid in managing anxiety and stress. I appreciate her beyond words.

Written by N.I. on Oct 08, 2018 after counseling with Tonya for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, and career difficulties

Tonya always answers me when I need her, and is always on time for our appointments. She takes the time to listen and give thoughtful feedback even when I need her at random times.

Written by D.A. on Sep 28, 2018 after counseling with Tonya for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and relationship issues

Tonya is fantastic. Certified therapist that is very personable and relates to problems. HIGHLY recommend!

Written by G.A. on Aug 22, 2018 after counseling with Tonya for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship, self esteem, and career

It has been amazing the change I have seen in myself working with Tonya in just the 3 short weeks we have been working together. She is positive and encouraging. She always follows up and checks on me. I would recommend to anyone who needs someone on the outside to speak with.