Qualifications & Experience
Alicia has been a practicing counselor since August 2004. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in May 2004 with a Master of Science in Counseling with a concentration in School Counseling. She completed a Post Master’s Certificate in Advanced School Counseling in May 2007, also earned from UNCG. She is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in North Carolina and still holds a school counseling license with the state of North Carolina Board of Education, Department of Public Instruction. She is also a National Certified Counselor as recognized by the National Board for Certified Counselors. Alicia was a high school counselor for 13 years before entering private practice.
Currently, she works as a private practice counselor at South Elm Street Baptist Church, seeing members and non-members. She counsels clients of all ages. The private practice is threefold:
- Licensed professional counseling for mental health needs
- College planning for high school and adult students
- Career services
Read a more in depth description of the three areas of service by clicking on them at the bottom of the page.
Hours may vary during the COVID-19 pandemic. Traditionally, Alicia sees clients Monday thru Friday from 8:00am until 5:30pm. Additionally, Alicia offers technology- assisted counseling sessions during regular office hours and possibly during weekends and evenings as needed. Each session lasts 50 minutes. Generally, clients come on a weekly or bi-weekly basis; however, the frequency of sessions will be determined with respect to each client’s needs and budget.