Warm and Inviting is what to expect with Cindy
Cindy Hickman, LPCA specializes in working with adults, adolescents and children, supporting a safe space for recovery from life's problems and challenges in a warm and inviting way.
Dedicated to emotional well-being....
Cindy was born and raised in North Carolina and has one of the most warm and inviting approaches to therapy.
She received her Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Montreat College and is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPCA). Beyond her Master's degree training, Cindy has completed additional coursework in Interpersonal Rhythm Therapy (IPSRT), MBCBT, Suicide Prevention & Intervention with Suicidal Teens and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Furthermore, she is a member of the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of North Carolina.
She has assisted clients during times of crisis and transition, grief/loss, trauma, interpersonal conflict, and school mental health issues.
A personal approach to therapy....
Cindy's approach to counseling, whether individual, group or family therapy, is integrative in nature, meaning that she combines various theories and techniques to best meet the needs of each and every person that she helps along their path to holistic well-being.
She believes that each and every person is their own best authority on their own experiences and are fully capable of making change and growing as a person. She demonstrates empathy, acceptance and a genuineness that fosters a strong therapeutic relationship with her clients that supports a collaborative feel to the counseling process.
Fostering a sense of community.....
Cindy believes that our life experiences shape our perceptions and core beliefs. For Cindy, a sense of community is an extremely integral part of wellness.
She volunteers as a court advocate for foster kids as a Guardian Ad Litem and also volunteers with one of only two Hospital Elderlife Programs in North Carolina. Her dedication to volunteering and building a sense of community in her life and those around her, has led her to provide a safe, supportive and non-judgemental environment where clients are able to gain knowledge and insight about themselves, their relationships with others and themselves and foster a sense of collaboration within a community perspective.