Hello, Hello, Hello!! My name is Lekeshia, Licensed Clinical Social Work-Supervisor. I am excited you have taken the time to learn more about me. I am a graduate of the University of South Carolina-Columbia with a Master's degree in Clinical Social Work and a graduate of The Johnson C Smith University-Charlotte NC with a Bachelors degree in Social Work with a minor in addiction. I am certified as a wellness coach (trained through the Duke University wellness curriculum) and substance abuse counselor. I am a minority friendly therapist and I am a spiritual practitioner. I am currently licensed in North and South Carolina in both Social Work and Addiction. I am passionate about distilling hope and healing in every aspect of your life.I have worked in the health/mental health field for over 25 years with experience in Managed Care, Program Management, Administration, Clinical Practice and Residential Services. My career in the field of Behavioral Health has provided me diversity in serving various populations which includes: crisis services, community mental health dual diagnosis, geriatric long term care, geriatric home health, intellectual disabilities, program management and administration. Managed Care systems throughout North and South Carolina has been the abundance of my career allowing me the opportunity to gain a passion for systems change and community health disparities. I possess an outstanding knowledge of principles of psychology and health ailments with an expertise in implementing many types of behavioral and counselling therapies. As a certified health coach, I value the collaboration of healing the mind, body and spirit. My treatment modality if from an integrated care perspective with an whole health approach. Common theories utilized include: Solution Focused therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Reality Therapy, Mindfulness and Motivational Interviewing. My favorite quotes: "Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy".
Norman Vincent Peale“The purpose of life is to discover your gift; the work of life is to develop it; and the meaning of life is to give your gift away.” — David Viscott.
- Stress, Anxiety
- Self esteem
- Compassion fatigue
Family conflicts , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Anger management , Career difficulties , Coping with life changes , Coaching , ADHD , Abandonment , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Codependency , Communication Problems , Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD) , Emptiness , Impulsivity , Life Purpose , Mood Disorders , Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) , Self-Love , Social Anxiety and Phobia , Women's Issues , Workplace Issues , Young Adult Issues Read more...
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
LCSW #C011079 (Expires: 2021-06-01)
LISW #12999 (Expires: 2020-12-01)
She has been very instrumental in helping me to trust God and my myself.
Lekeshia is kind, knowledgeable, empathetic, and full of compassion. She knows the Word and has been extremely helpful. I trust her and feel comfortable talking to her. Very thankful she is my counselor.
Ms. Lynch, is incredibly empathetic and understanding. I really feel like I can open up to her about my emotions and problems. I highly recommend her. She will point you to Christ and support you in the way you need.