My Approach to Helping
Carmen J. Reynolds is a North Carolina Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor.She has over 20 years of counseling and human services experience. Carmen offers assistance with mood disorders, social issues, relationship concerns, divorce recovery, personal growth issues, self-esteem, trauma, parenting issues, diversity/multicultural issues, women’s issues, adjustment challenges, and family of origin issues. She has a special interest in supporting parents of children who were born prematurely (or who are medically fragile) as well as those who have experienced challenging pregnancies. Carmen is a double graduate of Wake Forest University earning a Bachelor's degree in Sociology and a Master’s degree in Counseling. Sheuses a variety of techniques and works from an eclectic theoretical system. Her therapeutic focus includes family system work; personal responsibility; exploring how values and beliefs impact goal setting; developing coping skills; and understanding how emotions and thoughts impact behavior and change. Carmen’s mission is to motivate people to create more balanced, authentic lives. She believes therapy is cooperative and collaborative — a mixture of expression, encouragement, enlightenment, empowerment, and action. The therapeutic process identifies, emphasizes, and utilizes personal resources.