I love what I do and I will work extremely hard to provide a safe, non-judgmental environment for our therapy sessions.
Some key components of a therapeutic relationship are most definitely trust and honesty. A client needs to feel that they can trust their therapist in order to get the most out of therapy. The communication needs to be open and honest and be free of any judgement.
Depression often causes people to feel sad, empty, or hopeless, and can cause a lack of interest in life. It can also affect a person's thinking patterns and physical health.
Anxiety can mean nervousness, worry, or self-doubt. Anxiety disorder is a mental health disorder that entails excessive, repeated bouts of worry, anxiety, and/or fear.
Regular involvement with a substance or activity in a compulsive, hard to control way that often has harmful consequences. Often refers to substance use, but can include compulsive behaviors such as sex, gambling, or shopping.
It's normal to experience anger at times, but for some, it becomes so frequent, intense, or difficult to control that it negatively affects their life. Anger management is a structured therapeutic approach toward reducing one’s anger to a point where more appropriate coping and/or conflict management skills are used. Beliefs and thoughts leading toward anger outbursts are explored while healthy coping and interpersonal skills are put into practice.
Impulse control issues
Reacting quickly without regard for consequences as a response to internal or external events. Impacts relationships and daily life and could be a symptom of personality disorders, bipolar disorders, substance use issues and more.
Refers relationship issues with a partner or spouse. Can include issues related to relationship distress, relationship satisfaction, communication, intimacy, etc.
Grief is a reaction to an emotionally significant loss and often comes with symptoms of depression or anxiety. These symptoms can remain intense and last for a long time after a loss, making it difficult to move forward with a healthy lifestyle.
Self-esteem is the degree to which a person feels confident, valuable, and worthy of respect. Feeling low self-esteem can influence overall well-being and be linked to anxiety and/or depression.
Social anxiety or social phobia is fear of social situations or a fear of interacting with people other than close friends and family. Social anxiety can be persistent, intense, and debilitating, greatly affecting daily life.
ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) causes a hard time focusing attention and controlling restless or impulsive behavior. People with ADHD might have emotional outbursts, be forgetful, and/or find it difficult to stay organized.
Young Adults (18-24)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy
MAC, Master Addictions Counselor (NAADAC)
GA, LCSW, CSW003822
MSW, Social Work, Valdosta State University
I began working in 2003 with addiction and co-occurring metal health issues. I have had experience working with a wide range of mental health disorders such as anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, mania, psychosis, schizophrenia and trauma related issues. My clinical experience has given me the opportunity to work with adults of all ages as well as children and adolescent. I have also developed skills working with active duty military and Veterans.
Remote Therapy, Thomasville, 31792, GA