Meet Our Raleigh Team

One-Eighty Counseling | Raleigh

5510 Six Forks Road, Suite 125 Raleigh, NC 27609
Phone: (919) 861-4111
Fax: 919-461-4115

Brynna Arnold
LCMHCA, NCC, CCW

Brynna is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate, a National Certified Counselor, and a Certified Crisis Worker. She 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.

Brynna specializes in treating adults and adolescents who are experiencing panic attacks/panic disorder, suicidality and non-suicidal self harm, generalized anxiety, and trauma/ secondary trauma. Prior to working with One-Eighty Counseling, Brynna worked as a trauma therapist for children and adults, as well as a Crisis Counselor answering The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, Helpline 2-1-1, the Florida HIV/AIDS hotline, and the Family Health line. Brynna has worked extensively with survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence, as well as with adults and college students/ young adults experiencing anxiety, depression, substance use and dependence, spiritual concerns, and relationship and adjustment concerns.

Brynna uses a multi-faceted approach to counseling, embracing a strengths-based model of hope that draws from a person-centered, attachment-based lens of treatment. She implements a variety of interventions based on each client’s individual needs, including but not limited to solution-focused, emotion-focused, memory reconsolidation, DBT, CBT, and various trauma-informed interventions. Brynna strives to create a warm, inviting space that allows clients to safely explore life’s stressors and crises, identify solutions, and facilitate healing. She adheres to the belief that each client’s course of treatment should be individualized and based on individual strengths, identity, culture, worldview, and unique external and internal environments. Brynna believes each person has the capability of moving towards the future they want for themselves, and she enjoys partnering with clients as they embark on their journey of self-empowerment and discovery.

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Jennifer Burroughs
MS, LMFT, LCAS

Jennifer is a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT) and a Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor (LCAS). She graduated with her Masters in Counseling and Marriage Family Child Therapy from the ground campus of University of Phoenix Costa Mesa. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from the University of Santa Barbara California.Jennifer specializes in marital and family counseling, as well as individual therapy for adolescents and adults. She has worked in many community organizations and is also a trained facilitator for Circle of Security Parenting. As a trainer, Jennifer works with parents to help them understand their child's emotional needs and enhance the development of their child's self-esteem.

Jennifer provides treatment for individuals, couples and families dealing with substance abuse. She also provides treatment in the areas of anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, relationship issues, parenting skills, gender/sexual identify, and communication. Jennifer focuses on delivering a client centered, non-judgmental environment utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), multiple family solution modalities and substance abuse specific treatment modalities. Jennifer is a fully trained EMDR therapist (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing therapy) focusing on the delivery of this trauma therapy with client that have dual diagnosis of Substance use and trauma.

Jennifer strives for a caring, empathetic, encouraging environment so the client can reach their fullest potential. 

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Emily Fry
LCMHC-A, LCAS, NCC

Emily is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate, Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist, and EMDR Therapist. She has earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke in December 2016 and her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing in 2006 from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

Emily’s experience includes working in an agency specializing in outpatient substance use disorder treatment. She has utilized an integrative approach to cater to each individual’s treatment goals. She provides individuals with various therapeutic approaches, including EMDR therapy (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing therapy), motivational interviewing, acceptance and commitment therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and mindfulness.

Emily has experience working with individuals and families living with substance use disorders, trauma, body image issues, anxiety, depression, grief, domestic violence, and sexual assault. She believes individuals have the capabilities to direct their lives in an adaptive and positive direction, providing a non-judgmental and inviting space for growth.

Katie Hardy
LCSW

Katie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received her Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from Appalachian State University. Katie attended a joint Masters of Social Work program at NC Agricultural and Technical State University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Katie's experience in the mental health profession includes working in a group home for adolescent females, working in community mental health providing services for children and families in their homes and  outpatient therapy.

Katie has experience working in high crisis situations and employs an eclectic approach when meeting with client's. She mostly utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, but is also trained in ESFT (Eco-Systemic Family Therapy) and Triple P (Positive Parenting Programming). Katie enjoys working with children, adolescents, teens and young adults. Katie has a passion for working with client's who are on the Autism Spectrum and also with client's who have anxiety, depression, ADHD, low self-esteem, life transitions, the LGBTQ+ community, and those who need support with communicating and expressing themselves to others. Katie provides a judgement free zone when working with client's and their families, and focuses on building rapport when first meeting client's to build a therapeutic relationship.

 

Katie wants all of her client's to feel comfortable and focuses on a person-centered approach to best support client's and their needs. Providing a safe space and creating an environment of inclusive support and acceptance are of high value to Katie. Katie lives in Garner with her dog, Winston. In her free time, she enjoys kayaking, traveling to the beach, reading books and eating good food. 

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Blaise Harris
LCMHCA

Blaise is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate.  He received his Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from North Carolina Central University in 2019 and his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from North Carolina State University in 2002.  Blaise is also a founding member of the North Carolina First Responder Peer Support Team which helps first responders across the state work through issues with job related stressors and promotes mental health awareness.  Blaise embraces an integrative approach in therapy and applies tenets of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, among others.  Blaise is also partially trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) which is used for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health difficulties.

Blaise has experience working with adolescents (12 and up) and adults living with trauma, anxiety, depression, grief and loss.  He is passionate about helping clients work through their adversity by building strength and resiliency in ways that are meaningful to them.  Blaise has extensive experience working with public safety personnel (911 communications, police, fire, EMS). He has been in a public safety role for over 13 years and understands the importance of meeting the unique needs of public safety clients. Blaise believes in meeting clients where they are and does so with respect and integrity.  He understands that not everyone’s journey is the same and sometimes things are difficult to handle, but there is always room for growth and recovery for our mental health and wellness. 

Amanda Harwell
MSW, MPH, LCSW, LCAS

Amanda is dually licensed as a Clinical Social Worker and Clinical Addictions Specialist. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she earned Master’s degrees in Social Work and Public Health- Maternal & Child Health. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at North Carolina State University. 

Amanda has worked in nonprofit, community mental health, perinatal substance abuse, and primary care settings providing mental health therapy to children, adolescents and adults. She is trained and experienced in providing Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Processing Therapy, and Trauma-Focused CBT. Most recently, she has completed training toward achieving her certification in Perinatal Mental Health. Amanda plans to continue working toward this certification and looks forward to specializing in supporting women and men as they transition into parenthood or as issues arise in their relationships.

Amanda approaches therapy from a holistic perspective considering a person’s history, experiences, and current goals for themselves while assisting them in creating or improving balance and overall wellness in their lives. She believes in being open-minded, non-judgemental and creating a positive space for clients to explore and get to know themselves better. She enjoys aligning and collaborating with clients as they work toward achieving their goals. Amanda is originally from North Carolina and enjoys the beach, listening to music, spending time with family, friends and her two dogs.

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Shalandra Hollins
MS, LMFTA, LCASA

Shalandra is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate (LMFTA) and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist Associate (LCASA). She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. She earned her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling at Capella University. 

Shalandra has experience serving diverse populations of various socioeconomic statuses, backgrounds and cultures. She has worked in various clinical settings including non-profit agencies, community-based mental health and hospital settings. Shalandra provides assessment and treatment for individuals struggling with depression, anxiety disorders, self-esteem, mood disorders, life transitions, grief and loss, and substance use disorders. She has specialized training in marital and family therapy and is a Prepare/Enrich facilitator, where she helps couples to enhance strength areas while exploring new ways to challenge and build upon growth areas, to strengthen communication and create a more balanced relationship. Shalandra provides premarital counseling, couples and family counseling where she works with her clients to navigate challenges that may impact relationships including life transitions, recovery, infidelity, separation and divorce, blended families as well as individuals navigating single parenting, dating, and other relationship stressors.

Shalandra is passionate about the work she does and strives to build trusting therapeutic relationships with her clients. Shalandra uses a humanistic approach to help individuals to become the best version of themselves through self-discovery, cultivating awareness, joy, self-compassion and emotional resilience to allow clients the ability to better navigate change. She believes that therapy can help individuals to discover their inner strength and resilience to utilize in meaningful ways. She uses an integrative, person-centered approach tailored to meet the specific needs of each client where she incorporates the use of family systems modalities, Narrative Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and substance abuse specific modalities. She offers faith-based counseling upon request.

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Danielle Hood
LCMHC, LCAS

Danielle is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) and Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor (LCAS) treating teenagers and adults in many areas of mental health suffering & addiction.

For over 10 years, Danielle has been a supportive therapist, participating in the growth and fulfillment of countless clients, from children to adults. Her clinical approach to your journey would include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Person-Centered therapy.

She is trained in trauma modalities that specifically address traumatic experiences affecting adolescence through adulthood. Additionally, she is trained to address various addictions for teenagers and adults. Her specialties include depression, grief and loss, life transitions, self-esteem, trauma, PTSD, anger management, substance abuse, and anxiety.

When you make the decision to take charge of your mental health and venture into therapy, you want to find a therapist who makes you feel comfortable and encouraged. Someone who will listen, understand, and most importantly - care about your therapeutic growth. People seek therapy for numerous reasons, like depression, trauma, anxiety, life transitions, etc. No matter what brings you to therapy, Danielle would love to assist you throughout the process, to reach your goals.

We don't have to do all of it alone. We were never meant to.” -Dr. Brené Brown

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Amanda Jones
MSW, LCSW

Is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She earned her Master’s degree in Social Work from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from North Carolina State University, and prior to her graduate studies worked as an educator with Wake County Public School System.

Amanda has worked in community mental health for the past three years, and has a strong passion for supporting adults, children, adolescents, and families to healing. Amanda has experience working with a variety of populations, and is dedicated to prioritizing the needs and goals of her clients in their therapeutic work. She specializes in mindfulness, anxiety, mood, attention, emotion regulation, interpersonal effectiveness, life changes and relationship issues. Within a family context, she utilizes the framework of the family system to support changing behaviors and identifying growth. Amanda believes that first and foremost, a non-judgmental, warm approach is necessary to meet clients seeking therapy wherever they are in their journey.

Amanda uses a variety of treatment modalities to best meet the needs of her clients. She is intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), as well as Motivational Interviewing. Amanda works to cultivate an approach tailored to the needs of her clients, and may incorporate various models in her therapeutic work to best support client progress. She values a safe, welcoming space that honors the trust given by clients as they share their vulnerabilities and strengths, and openly welcomes clients of all backgrounds.

In her free time, Amanda enjoys spending time with her fiancé, her two cats, being outdoors, volunteering her time for organizations focused on the needs of children, families and marginalized populations, chamomile tea and traveling.

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Laurie Layton
MSW, LCSW

Laurie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.  She received her Master’s degree in Social work from University of North Carolina at Pembroke and a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Meredith College in Raleigh.   Laurie is a certified Triple P Provider (Positive Parenting Program).  Laurie is a member of SMAT (State Medical Assistance Team) which deploys during disasters as well as a CISM (Crisis Incident Stress Management) facilitator.  She also provides parenting workshops several times a year.

Laurie’s experience includes treatment with children (over age 5), adolescents, parents (children under 5), and with individuals who have a diagnosis of Intellectual Developmental Disabilities.   Laurie has provided services in a variety of community settings, both individual and group practice, as well as in the hospital setting.  She has experience with crisis support, including de-escalation techniques and interventions.  Laurie has also provided numerous professional presentations including: Positive Behavior Support Strategies in the Medical Setting; Teaching Children How to Regulate their Own Behavior; Positive Discipline: Tools for your Parenting Toolbox; Understanding and Supporting your Shy, Cautious, or Anxious Child; Crisis Management; and Overview of Disabilities, Person First Language and Person Centered Planning.

Laurie provides support through various therapeutic models designed with the individual’s needs in mind; these could include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational interviewing, Solution Focused, Strengths Based, Positive Discipline/Conscious Discipline, and behavior modification. Laurie makes every effort to provide a setting of encouragement and respect in a manner that is approachable and without judgement. She has a passion for helping others seek self-determination and reframe their thinking. Laurie strives to maintain high ethical standards and practices as outlined in the NASW (National Association of Social Workers) Code of Ethics.

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Hilary Norris
MSW, LCSW
Hilary is a Raleigh native and graduated from Meredith College in 2001 with a Bachelors Degree in Social Work and Minors in Psychology and Spanish. She then went on to East Carolina University in Greenville, NC to graduate with a Masters Degree in Social Work in 2003. She received her license to practice clinical social work in the state of NC in 2008. 

Hilary has over 15 years of experience and has had the opportunity to work with all ages in varied settings; community mental health, managed care, private practice, and inpatient medical and psychiatric hospitals. She feels most passionate about working with couples and adults who struggle with anxiety, depression, relationship/family/occupational stressors, caregiver burnout, grief and loss, low self worth, codependency, parenting, gender dysphoria, and childhood emotional neglect. Depending on individual needs, Hilary may use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Strength-Based, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused, Attachment Theory, or Systems Theory. 

Hilary believes it takes a lot of courage for a person to be able to use the discomfort of life's challenges to grow, and make changes in ways of thinking that allow for a more healthy, positive, enjoyable life. She believes that we are all perfectly imperfect and creates a nonjudgmental, comfortable atmosphere that makes it feasible to open up and share. 

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Katie Zeiden
MSW, LCSW, LCAS

Catherine “Katie” Zeidan is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist, originally from the Outer Banks in North Carolina. Katie received her Bachelor of Science degree in Child Development and Family Relations, with a concentration of Family Service, from East Carolina University. Soon thereafter, Katie went on to earn her Master of Social Work degree, with a concentration on substance use counseling, from East Carolina University. Katie has had a wide variety of clinical experience in different settings including, community mental health. Katie treats adults and adolescents who live with anxiety, depression, mood disorder, and substance use conditions. She also has had experience with those who are survivors of domestic violence and those living in recovery from substance use. Her therapeutic approach is based in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy along with Motivational Interviewing. Katie hopes to provide each person she works with a supportive ear, so that they may feel comfortable to be vulnerable and experience growth through the therapeutic process. She supports those she works with through empathy, compassion, and the ability to provide a different perspective on some of life’s biggest battles.