Last edited 08/23/2022
Patrice A Horton LCMHC
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How do you determine therapy goals with clients? What does that process look like?
I typically discuss therapy goals with my clients during the second session. This is a collaborative process that starts with me asking clients a series of questions to assist them with clearly identifying the scope/areas of focus during our time together. Lastly, goals are written, reviewed, and agreed upon.
If there was one thing you wish people knew about the therapy experience who might be hesitant to try it, what would that be?
For individuals who might be hesitant about starting therapy, I would encourage them to view therapy as an long-term investment in their emotional and mental well-being. Secondly, I would let them know that they play a key role in determining/driving the the flow and pace of treatment. I would also say, talk to others who've benefited from participating in therapy because they may be able to dispel some of the myths and unhelpful beliefs about the therapeutic process.
What do you view as a key component of the therapeutic relationship?
Treating clients with dignity and respect is one of the key elements I demonstrate when building a therapeutic relationship and trust with my clients. I believe the saying, people don't care how much you know until they know how much you care; " therefore, I strive to create a therapeutic environment where people feel safe and comfortable enough to share so they can do the work necessary to produce desired changes.
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Adolescent mental health
Adoption & foster care
Caregiver stress & support
Child mental health
Types of Therapy
Young Adults (18-24)
Treatment Approaches / Modalities
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Training / Certifications
- North Carolina, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, 12173
Master of Arts In Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Regent University
I have a passion for working with adults, children, and families. My work experience encompasses community, residential, military, and private practice settings. As a therapist, I come alongside clients to assist them in navigating life's challenges; it is my desire for each client to obtain wholeness to increase their quality of life. I am trained in EMDR and rostered in TF-CBT, two approaches that help individuals heal from trauma and past painful experiences.
Frequently Asked Questions About Patrice Horton, LCMHC
It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Patrice Horton, LCMHC, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.
Is Patrice Horton accepting new clients?
Yes, Patrice Horton is accepting new clients.
Does Patrice Horton accept insurance?
No, Patrice Horton does not accept insurance.
What types of therapy does Patrice Horton offer?
Patrice Horton offers therapy for individuals.
Does Patrice Horton offer in-person appointments?
No, but people in North Carolina can book Patrice Horton for virtual appointments (teletherapy).
Does Patrice Horton offer online therapy?
Yes, Patrice Horton offers online therapy to people in North Carolina.
How quickly can I see Patrice Horton?
Patrice Horton typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current availability and request an appointment on their profile page.
What languages does Patrice Horton speak?
Patrice Horton conducts therapy sessions in English.
Can I book an appointment with Patrice Horton online?
Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Patrice Horton online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.