Brooke earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Wake Forest University in 2021, preceded by her BA in Psychology from Salem College. She is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate (LCMHC-A) and a National Certified Counselor (NCC) in NC. She has experience working with clients on a wide range of issues including anxiety, ADHD, depression, interpersonal problems, self- worth concerns, motivation, self-harm, academic achievement, drug and alcohol concerns, grief, trauma, and suicidal thinking. She is also in the process of becoming a Certified Trauma Professional.
Brooke’s approach to counseling is based upon Person-Centered and Cognitive-Behavioral theoretical approaches. She focuses on the whole person, their thoughts, beliefs, and feelings. She believes that each individual possesses the capability of achieving their goals. During sessions, she works to maintain an environment emphasizing unconditional positive regard, empathy, and genuineness.
Brooke has experience working with children, adolescents, young adults, and older adults. She provides counseling services in both individual, group, and telehealth settings. She has additional experience working with children and adolescents from a variety of backgrounds through Family-Services Head Start, Piedmont Mediation, and the Cool Kids Campaign. Her special interests include utilizing creative arts and play therapy with children and adolescents affected by mental illnesses and developmental disabilities as well as mood disorders.