I Believe in You and my goal is to assist you in Believing in Yourself! Believing that you can overcome any barrier or obstacle that faces you. Believing you are a unique person with unused skills. I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in North Carolina and South Carolina with 10 years of experience working as a mental health counselor and a few years as a substance abuse counselor. I have worked with individuals with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, parenting problems, addiction, career challenges, ODD and ADHD.
My counseling style is down to earth and non-judgmental. I believe in treating everyone with respect, understanding and compassion. My theoretical approach is eclectic using Cognitive Behavioral, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused and Reality Therapy. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs.
I praise you for taking a step to enrich your life. I am ready to support, empower and help you polish your unused skills.
“What we think, we become”, Budha.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy
SC LPC 7102
NC LCMHC 9063
Started out nervous about therapy and have enjoyed the experience so far
Written on Nov 10, 2023 after therapy with Yolanda for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, self esteem, and compassion fatigue
I have had so many realizations and experienced much personal growth as a result of our time together thus far. Definitely love working with Yolanda!
Written on Jul 08, 2023 after therapy with Yolanda for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, eating disorders, self esteem, anger management, coaching, and adhd
She is a wonderful Therapist, very observant, and a great listener, very comfortable talking to her
Written on Apr 23, 2023 after therapy with Yolanda for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Yolanda has been my therapist for the last months, she is a great listener, always understands me and her suggestions for me are always the best.
I strongly recommend Yolanda Patterson.
Written on May 17, 2022 after therapy with Yolanda for 6 months on issues concerning depression
Yolanda is very caring of the issues I’ve brought to her. She listens to every detail. I’ve had a great time explaining what I’ve been going through because I don’t feel embarrassed or ashamed, she makes me feel comfortable.
Written on May 16, 2022 after therapy with Yolanda for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, and career difficulties
I really like my sessions with Yolanda Patterson. She gets me. She listens without judgement and gives me great feedback. She is very personable and makes our sessions very comfortable and safe to express myself.
Written on Sep 11, 2021 after therapy with Yolanda for 2 months on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, and coping with life changes