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Venita Gowdy, LPC

Family conflicts Parenting issues Anger management Coping with life changes ADHD
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About me

I am a child and adolescent counselor licensed in Alabama with 13 years of experience working as a mental health therapist. I am also a registered play therapist and a national certified counselor. I have worked with clients from different populations and socioeconomic groups with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, academic challenges, ODD, and ADHD. I also helped individuals who have experienced various traumas.

My counseling style is inviting, but directive, and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach includes cognitive-behavioral, person centered, solution focused counseling. I do incorporate play therapy and various assignments as interventions. I will tailor our interaction and treatment plan based on your unique and specific needs.

I would like to thank you for taking the time and courage in seeking a more fulfilling and happier life and taking the first steps towards a change. My goal is to provide you support and empowerment as you take your journey.

I look forward to working with you!

Professional experience

13yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Control Issues, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Impulsivity, Mood Disorders, Self-Love, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy

License information

AL LPC 2870

Reviews

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Venita is an amazing therapist. She listens intently, keeps detailed notes and offers extremely helpful tools to help you through anxiety and worry. I am forever grateful to her.

Written on Sep 21, 2020 after therapy with Venita for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and family conflicts