Lorrinda is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate (LCSWA). She graduated Summa Cum Laude with her Bachelor of Social Work from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC. She received her Master of Social Work from North Carolina State University, where she was also a Behavioral Health Scholar through the Health Resource and Services Administration (HRSA) grant program. While a student, she served as a Social Work Intern in an inpatient mental health facility.
Lorrinda has experience working with diverse populations of various socioeconomic backgrounds, cultures, and beliefs. She works with adolescents (14+) and adults, who live with anxiety, mood disorders, depression, and other mental health disorders. She has a passion for working with servicemembers, first responders, and persons who have experienced trauma, domestic violence, sexual assault, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), on-going chronic pain, and autoimmune disorders. Other areas of treatment include relationships, marriage, separation, divorce, family issues, parenting, bereavement/grief, women’s issues, OCD, occupational issues, stress management, and crisis intervention.
Lorrinda previously worked 9 ½ years as Director of Adult, Lay, and Family Ministries at a local church, and was a commissioned Stephen Minister. She provided spiritual nurturing, education, and emotional support to individuals. Lorrinda briefly served as a volunteer chaplain at a local hospital during her time as a Stephen Minister. She provides Christian counseling to clients, upon request.
Lorrinda believes everyone has different responses to therapy and uses a holistic, client-driven, strengths-based, eclectic approach to care. She strives to deliver care in a safe, non-judgmental, accepting environment. Lorrinda considers psychoeducation paramount in learning new ways to manage mental health and life challenges. She works with clients to increase knowledge and help them discover new coping skills to enhance their quality of life.