Hello, my name is Bonita Hutchison and I hold several certifications and licenses in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counseling in California, New Jersey, North Carolina, Nationally and Internationally to support people struggling with personal, work or relationships issues.
Over the last 20 years, I have learned a wholistic approach to health and wellness that includes: Spirituality, Relationships, Mental and Physical Health. Each year to better serve you and provide the help needed to live and feel better I have continued to master additional skills to support your needs and recovery so you can "live and not perish when confronted with the struggles and trials of this world." I have studies different cultures and religions and discovered that we have within us the power to heal and overcome pain, depression, anxiety and heart break.
I work with residents of North Carolina and New Jersey and hold mental health credentials and addiction counseling licensure in both states. National Trauma Therapist Certification allows me to engage with California residences as well as holding my License in Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counseling in that state. I am a member of the International Licensed Marriage and Family Counselor Association and hope I can share this space with you to increase connections to a calm and caring environment for those that are feeling drained, stretched and lost.
My job is to help you see the light that shines within, provide hope and explore what is blocking your happiness, joy or blessings as we work together to increase your awareness of how your thinking, words and deeds impacts the mind - body - and spirit.
- Stress, Anxiety
- Bipolar disorder
LGBT , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Coping with life changes , Compassion fatigue , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Blended Family Issues , Cancer , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Chronic Pain Illness and Disability , Co-morbidity , Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster , Eating and Food-Related Issues , Emptiness , Family Problems , First Responder Issues , Impulsivity , Men's Issues , Military and Veterans Issues , Multicultural Concerns , Posttraumatic Stress , Prejudice and Discrimination , Women's Issues Read more...
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Gottman Method, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
LCMHC #7953 (Expires: 2022-06-30)
LPC #NJDCATEMP-016606 (Expires: 2021-06-30)
She is Great. I would say that Jesus sent her to me. She helped me. I'm Blessed.
Bonita helped me to work on family issues that have been playing on my mind for a while and thanks to her I was able to work on forgiving and accepting situations that were beyond my control. I appreciated that Bonita was very in tune with my problems and easy to talk to. I would highly recommend her services and would love to work with her again. Thank you!
I like it that Bonita tunes in to what I am saying & especially that she recommends appropriate Biblical passages, I find that very helpful.
Bonita is more than just a counselor, she is very much a friend. She helped me get through one of the darkest times of my life. Within the first week, I was already feeling results. Even those close to me noticed changes in my mood. Bonita has taught me life long coping mechanisms that I can practice long after my time with her is over.