MSW, LCSW, CCTP
Lorrinda is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with a specialty focus on trauma. She obtained certification in Traumatic Stress Studies from the Trauma Research Foundation and is recognized as a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional through Evergreen Certifications. Lorrinda earned her Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work degrees from North Carolina State University.
Lorrinda has experience working with diverse populations of various socioeconomic backgrounds, cultures, and beliefs. She works with adolescents (14+) and adults. Lorrinda’s trauma focus includes counseling persons who have experienced domestic violence, rape/sexual assault, childhood abuse/neglect, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), chronic pain/illness, and autoimmune disorders. Other areas of treatment include anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and other mental health disorders. She also works with individuals who are experiencing separation, divorce, grief, and life changes.
Lorrinda previously worked 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-based 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/behavioral health and life challenges. She works with clients to increase knowledge and help them discover new coping skills to enhance their quality of life. Lorrinda believes in lifelong learning and takes great pleasure in reading the latest research about mental health issues.