LCMHC, NCC, CCW
Brynna is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, a National Certified Counselor, and a Certified Crisis Worker. She specializes in using strengths-based, neuroscience-informed approaches to treating those struggling with fear and anxiety. She has a special interest in treating panic attacks/panic disorder, generalized anxiety, health & illness anxiety, and medical trauma. Brynna has also worked extensively with folks experiencing trauma and PTSD, as well as those struggling with chronic/persistent illness.
Brynna uses a multi-faceted approach to counseling, embracing a model of treatment that helps clients feel safe, supported, and hopeful. She implements a variety of interventions based on each client’s individual needs, including solution-focused, emotion-focused, DBT, CBT, and various trauma-focused interventions. Throughout her career as a counselor, Brynna has worked as a trauma therapist for survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence, a college counselor and academic advisor, and a crisis counselor answering The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Brynna has years of experience working with adults and adolescents experiencing anxiety, depression, spiritual and religious concerns, and relationship concerns. She has also presented at a national level regarding the treatment of suicidality within a multicultural framework.
Brynna has a heart for connecting with people, and a unique passion for incorporating the emotional, cultural, relational, and physical aspects of wellness into her therapy sessions. Her therapeutic approach aims to facilitate movement away from anxiety and depression, and towards a future that makes clients feel strong, capable, and fulfilled. When working with Brynna, clients will learn to celebrate their individual strengths and identities, learn more about their patterns and motivators, and discover their unique purposes.
Brynna holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of North Carolina Greensboro and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Florida State University. In her free time, Brynna enjoys running and rock climbing, spending time with friends and loved ones (including her dog Remus), reading, traveling, and enjoying the outdoors.