Vanessa Lumpkin is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Kennesaw, GA. She works with adults and adolescents, remotely, in the states of Georgia and Florida and also offers face-to-face sessions in Georgia. Many of Vanessa’s client’s come in when a traumatic history, depression and anxiety effect their level of day-to-day functioning and their quality of life. Vanessa is particularly passionate about serving individuals who have deep emotional wounds. She also has advanced training in the area of trauma being certified in Accelerated Resolution Therapy and Reconsolidation of Traumatic Memories protocol.
Vanessa’s approach is rooted in rational emotive behavioral therapy, which seeks to help the client understand how their feelings are largely influenced by how they think. Vanessa enjoys training clients to recognize ingrained thinking patterns that are emotionally harmful and reconstructing them to helpful, productive thinking patterns. Vanessa is dedicated to providing a therapeutic relationship that is safe, collaborative, promotes healing, self-awareness and emotional growth.
Vanessa’s style is warm, non-judgmental and interactive. She knows how to delicately challenge clients to stretch themselves beyond the comfort zones they may be accustomed to staying in. She focuses on the client’s strengths and abilities to ensure that they see the progress they want to see. As a trauma-informed therapist, Vanessa takes a sensitive approach to each client’s unique needs and tailors her counseling to best meet the need of the client.
What you can expect from a counseling session with Vanessa is an environment where she ensures every client’s safety and a space where each client feels seen and heard. As a seasoned tele-health therapist’s, Vanessa is committed to creating a remote environment that allows clients to be in the driver’s seat of their self-care in a way that is convenient and flexible.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Vanessa Lumpkin is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 7 years
Passion For You Counseling and Therapy, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, 2020 - Present
Gilstrap & Associates, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, 2015 - 2019
Liberty University, M.A. Professional Counseling, 2015
Ashford University, B.A. Psychology, 2012