Mitzi is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate (LCSWA) and Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS) in the State of North Carolina. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Elizabeth City State University in 2015 and a Master of Social Work from East Carolina University with a concentration in substance use counseling in 2017. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in the outpatient setting.
Mitzi has dedicated her practice to helping people navigate life’s challenges. She primarily works with individuals suffering from depression, anxiety, addiction and substance use disorders, trauma, mood disorders, and personality disorders as well as co-occurring disorders. She also helps clients work through relationship issues and has a passion for helping individuals in the LGBTQ+ community.
Mitzi’s theoretical approach is eclectic. She believes that the therapeutic relationship is the most important component of successful treatment. Mitzi approaches therapy from a person-centered perspective. She meets the person where they are and collaboratively determines the best course of treatment based on the individual’s personal goals and needs. She may use a supportive solution-focused approach, motivational interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or mindfulness, and in many cases, a combination of these. She is passionate about empowering individuals to achieve their personal goals.
Mitzi is a North Carolina native. She grew up in the eastern part of the state and now calls the triangle home. She has always had a love for the Outer Banks and spends as much time at the beach as possible. She lives with her daughter and their Pomeranian who also enjoy time at the beach.