HEIDI LECOUNT, LCMHCA, NCC

Ms. Heidi LeCount has experience providing therapy to individuals of all ages from elementary school children to adults, and is licensed in NC. She earned a master’s degree in Counselor Education specializing in Clinical Mental Health from East Carolina University. Prior to pursuing a career in counseling, Heidi earned a master’s degree in College Student Personnel Administration from the University of Central Missouri and worked in higher education for over 25 years. Heidi has provided counseling services in private practice, a teen intensive outpatient program (IOP), and completed an internship in a Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP). She has also worked with numerous students, parents, and families as they navigated and managed the various challenges of college life including academic, social, and personal concerns.

Intervention Style: As a counselor, Heidi draws her counseling style from person-centered and strengths-based theories. She believes by focusing on a person’s strengths, it empowers them to build skills from their own framework as they move through their counseling journey. Heidi also utilizes creative expression and creativity in therapy sessions, allowing the client to view their presenting concerns through a different lens. Additional therapy techniques she incorporates include Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), solution-based theories, mindfulness, and psychoeducation.

Therapy Experience: Heidi has experience working with clients who are presenting with mental health challenges including all forms of anxiety, depression, parent/child conflict, relationship issues, couples therapy, social skills concerns, co-parenting conflict, emotional regulation, low self-esteem, inability to communicate effectively, life transitions (high school to college, college to post- graduation, etc.), and divorce. She works with all ages and with all presenting problems.