About Me

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (in the State of Georgia) with a master’s degree in Guidance and Counseling. I have worked in Mental Health in various Clinical areas since 1980, accumulating 30 + years of experience. I have worked with individuals experiencing Serious Mental Illnesses, life-disrupting personality disorders, and people facing challenges with co-occurring conditions (Mental Health and Substance Use). My work with co-occurring disorders awarded me recognition by the NAACP and the privilege of completing certification with the Morehouse School of Medicine, Community Health Leadership Program, Satcher Health Leadership Institute (along with other demonstrations of helping others)
Although most of my experience has been with Adult Individuals, I have ten years of work with Children and Adolescents in the Community and designated Facilities. My therapeutic style is on the needs of motivations of each person. My approach is eclectic, tailored towards the identified concerns of everyone with a selection of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I also use other technics consistent with Best Practices.
The courage to identify distractions and the need for change can be brutal for many who do not realize the merits of identifying challenges providing opportunities for personal growth. I strive to assist individuals in their Journey towards self-fulfillment.
I look forward to assisting you in your Journey.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Addictions
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Sleeping disorders , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Coping with life changes , ADHD , Abandonment , Attachment Issues , Co-morbidity , Read more...

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

Years of Experience: 31

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LCSW #CSW002541 (Expires: 2022-09-30)


Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Willie Whited. 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.

Written by L.I. on Jun 23, 2022 after therapy with Willie for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, parenting issues, and coping with life changes

Willie is an expert therapist. He uses clinical theory and relatability to counsel his clients. I’ve made great progress since I’ve started working with him!

Written by R.A. on Jun 06, 2022 after therapy with Willie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, and self esteem

Willie is very kind, approachable, and he's just about down to talk about and explode anything with you

Written by K.E. on May 19, 2022 after therapy with Willie for 7 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and coaching

He is an awesome therapist! He helped me to work through some things in my life and get to the root of the problem.

Written by N.A. on May 16, 2022 after therapy with Willie for 6 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, depression, self esteem, relationship issues, family conflicts, coping with life changes, grief, and sleeping disorders

The tools are the game changer!

Written by J.E. on Apr 20, 2022 after therapy with Willie for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, depression, self esteem, relationship issues, family conflicts, anger management, grief, and sleeping disorders

Willie is very knowledgeable. He brings a.different insight into situations. He is also a very patient listener. I appreciate his input.

Written by J.A. on Mar 31, 2022 after therapy with Willie for 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coaching, and adhd

Mr. Whited has been tremendous. More than anything else he has given me the tools to pull myself out of a self inflicted rabbit hole of darkness and inaccurate thinking. I’m much more rational in my thought process and expectations. I will continue to be a patient as I grow.

Written by T.E. on Mar 28, 2022 after therapy with Willie for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Mr. Whited is a consummate professional and this refers to his integrity to position, profession and purpose.

Written by J.E. on Mar 28, 2022 after therapy with Willie for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, and adhd

He is prompt. We discuss both improvements and concerns.
He checks in to insure my prescriptions are up to date. We talk about triggers and ways to change behaviors

Written by T.R. on Mar 03, 2022 after therapy with Willie for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and family conflicts

Mr Willie has truly opened my mind up to thinking more positive and it’s helping me get to know who I am in life . I am very thankful for him

Written by A.L. on Feb 24, 2022 after therapy with Willie for 2 months on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, family conflicts, and coping with life changes

Willie is smart, insightful, caring and compassionate. These are the elements that make for successful therapy. I strongly and enthusiastically recommend him.

Written by K.Y. on Feb 09, 2022 after therapy with Willie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, grief, intimacy-related issues, and anger management

Willie has been a the angel I never knew existed. He has helped me to learn more about myself in 3 weeks than in the past 30 years. I am happy for where I am and so excited about continuing to grow as a person.

Written by D.O. on Feb 07, 2022 after therapy with Willie for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, and adhd

Mr. Willie Whited has been very helpful in my new journey with therapy. He has sent over awesome resources that opened my mind and allowed me to feel like I was heard. I am extremely grateful for him and his help!

Written by R.E. on Feb 04, 2022 after therapy with Willie for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, and anger management

Mr Willie ask me questions that I feel comfortable with sharing…his professionalism shows in his approach to our sessions…I only wish that I could have more than the limited amount I’m given…

Written by T.A. on Feb 02, 2022 after therapy with Willie for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, and anger management

Willie is helpful, insightful, and wise. Through weekly conversations, he discovered my points of frustration and aided me with tools and insight on what I may have been feeling. I didn't need a deeper dive; however, I would return to and recommend his expertise to anyone.

Written by M.U. on Feb 01, 2022 after therapy with Willie for 6 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and family conflicts

Willie is fantastic. He empowers you to find a solution to your problems with a proper frame of mind. He acts as a guide without giving you the answers. He is a big reason that I am able to live a balanced lifestyle and juggle my responsibilities without being overwhelmed.

Written by S.T. on Jan 25, 2022 after therapy with Willie for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and trauma and abuse

Willie is a good therapist. He combines science based knowledge, common sense, and experience. Great listener and counselor.

Written by A.L. on Jan 12, 2022 after therapy with Willie for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, bipolar disorder, and adhd

Willie is the man! I am in a way better place now than I was back when I started therapy with BetterHelp in October—and I have him to thank for that! 100/10, recommended ;)!

Written by A.S. on Jan 10, 2022 after therapy with Willie for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and coping with life changes

Willie is a wonderful listener and can gather discussion points for you after just a few sessions. He asks questions which are helpful to see problems through a different (and often more productive) lens.

Written by M.A. on Jan 04, 2022 after therapy with Willie for 2 weeks on issues concerning addictions

Willie is the man! Has great experience in his life and is an awesome listener.

Written by M.O. on Dec 17, 2021 after therapy with Willie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and sleeping disorders

Great Therapist!

Written by H.A. on Dec 07, 2021 after therapy with Willie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, and family conflicts

Great support!

Written by J.A. on Dec 04, 2021 after therapy with Willie for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, depression, self esteem, and relationship issues

Very helpful and calming. Wants to get to know you

Written by C.A. on Dec 03, 2021 after therapy with Willie for 2 weeks on issues concerning addictions, and trauma and abuse

He help me identify weakness concerning interpersonal relationships and provided ways to strengthen coping mechanisms in moving forward, I highly recommend!

Written by K.E. on Nov 17, 2021 after therapy with Willie for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, and coping with life changes

Willie is very easy to talk with and provides great insight to help me process my thoughts.

Written by J.E. on Nov 15, 2021 after therapy with Willie for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, grief, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, career difficulties, and compassion fatigue

The last two years have taken its toll on healthcare workers, especially nurses. My combined professional challenges, history of trauma, personal challenges, and social isolation led me to a dark place. I felt quite scared that I was losing myself and Better Help was at my fingertips. I was connected with Willie Whited who literally saved my life. He empowered me to learn strategies to overcome triggers, manage anxiety and depression, and most importantly, self compassion and love. Willie is an amazing man and therapist who truly listens and empowered me to find my best version of myself while learning strategies to tackle life’s problems, big and small. Willie truly saved my life and helped me reconnect with my purpose. I believe his impact will last a lifetime; I am grateful for his thoughtful listening, kindness, compassion, and even a little humor. I appreciated his honesty and keen observations, it’s refreshing to have such a warm and compassionate therapist.

Written by S.T. on Nov 10, 2021 after therapy with Willie for 4 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, and self esteem

Amazing therapist! Unfortunately due to recent knowledge of better health I have to leave rbis app but willie is wonderful

Written by S.A. on Nov 03, 2021 after therapy with Willie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, sleeping disorders, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Mr. Whited is very knowledgeable and compassionate toward my situation. I wished that my work offered more sessions than just 3. He is awesome he listens and ask questions. Which is exactly what I needed, since I was lost in my situation.

Written by R.O. on Oct 31, 2021 after therapy with Willie for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Very supportive and devoted to help and service

Written by M.E. on Oct 26, 2021 after therapy with Willie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes

empathetic and listens, has been a wonderful experience to work with him

Written by D.O. on Oct 15, 2021 after therapy with Willie for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life ch

Great guy, you can tell he enjoys what he does and that you’re not just another client. He actually listens and gives you resources you can apply to help get you through tough situations.

Written by K.I. on Oct 12, 2021 after therapy with Willie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, and coping with life changes

Great success thus far.. only 3 weeks in.. very informative and helps with self awareness.

Written by M.I. on Oct 10, 2021 after therapy with Willie for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and coping with life changes

Willie is an outstanding counselor. He has an amazing ability to listen and is extremely patient. His advice and recommendations are very insightful and helpful. He also stays in touch regularly and ensures like a coach that he provides various methods for overcoming challenges contributing to stress, anxiety, and depression. I'm forever thankful for Willie's help.

Written by A.R. on Sep 28, 2021 after therapy with Willie for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, parenting issues, coping with life changes, and adhd

Willie was able to understand my needs in a couple of sessions and shared lot of useful information that helped me see things from a more optimistic perspective.

Written by M.I. on Sep 24, 2021 after therapy with Willie for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, and coping with life changes

Down to earth kinda guy. Listens well and remembers. Talks with me not to me. Enjoy my councelor

Written by M.A. on Sep 24, 2021 after therapy with Willie for 2 weeks on issues concerning addictions, relationship issues, and intimacy-related issues

Willie has been kind, caring and compassionate with me. And he's not afraid to redirect me in a way that offers much needed perspective.

Written by D.A. on Sep 13, 2021 after therapy with Willie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, bipolar disorder, and coping with life changes

Great follow through

Written by L.U. on Aug 19, 2021 after therapy with Willie for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, and adhd

I've worked with Willie for a little over a month now, and I have to say that I look forward to every conversation we have together. His experience, expertise, and commitment to the betterment of his clients are noticed and appreciated.

Written by R.O. on Aug 06, 2021 after therapy with Willie for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, sleeping disorders, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Mr. Whited is working out well.

Work with me!