LaKisha Tolbert, LPC - Therapist at Grow Therapy

LaKisha Tolbert

LaKisha Tolbert

(she/her)

LPC
6 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Warm
Virtual

Breathe Inhale…..exhale Has your cape become kryptonite to your self-care? Have you been overwhelmed by life challenges? Are you struggling with controlling your emotions? Are you mentally exhausted? Has self-doubt taken over your purpose? Are you struggling with putting healthy boundaries in place? If you answered yes to any of these questions, allow to me meet you where you are and help you grow to where you need to be. I provide a down-to-earth safe place where you can feel free to be yourself without judgment. Sometimes we just need to be heard, need professional guidance to address past trauma, or a positive place to progress into becoming the best you. Let’s refill, recharge, reset, and heal with Words Affirming Teaching and Encouraging Resorting I am trauma-informed with 20 years of educator experience. I utilize my personal and professional experiences and down-to-earth personality to empower and educate my community about mental health. I meet you where you are by utilizing an integrative approach.

What can clients expect to take away from sessions with you?

I provide a down-to-earth, safe place where you can feel free to be yourself without judgment. Sometimes we just need to be heard, need professional guidance to address past trauma, or a positive place to progress into becoming the best you. Let’s refill, recharge, reset, and heal with Words Affirming Teaching and Encouraging Resorting.

What treatment methods and tools do you utilize?

As an integrative therapist, I draw from various treatment methods and tools to tailor my approach to each client's unique needs and goals. Here are some of the techniques and modalities I may use in my sessions: 1. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT): CBT is a well-established and evidence-based therapy that focuses on identifying and changing negative thought patterns and behaviors. It can be particularly helpful for clients struggling with anxiety, depression, and other mental health issues. 2. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT): DBT is a type of therapy that combines cognitive-behavioral techniques with mindfulness practices. It can be helpful for clients struggling with emotional regulation, interpersonal difficulties, and self-destructive behaviors. 3. Mindfulness-based therapies: Mindfulness-based therapies, such as Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), use mindfulness practices to help clients develop greater awareness and acceptance of their thoughts and emotions. These therapies can be helpful for clients struggling with anxiety, depression, and stress. 4. Positive psychology: Positive psychology is a branch of psychology that focuses on promoting well-being and resilience. I may use positive psychology techniques, such as gratitude exercises and affirmations, to help clients shift their mindset and improve their overall well-being. 5. Education and skills-building: Drawing from my experience as an educator, I may also incorporate education and skills-building into my sessions. This can involve teaching clients practical skills and strategies that they can apply in their daily lives to improve their mental health and well-being. Overall, my approach is flexible and tailored to each client's specific needs and goals. I believe in working collaboratively with clients to identify the most effective treatment methods and tools for their unique situations.

Explain to clients what areas you feel are your biggest strengths.

As a trauma-informed and experienced educator, I believe my biggest strengths lie in my ability to create a safe and non-judgmental environment where clients can feel heard, validated, and supported. Here are some other areas where I feel particularly skilled: 1. Integrative approach: I use an integrative approach to therapy, which means that I draw on a range of therapeutic techniques and modalities to tailor my approach to each client's unique needs and goals. This allows me to create a personalized treatment plan that addresses the whole person - mind, body, and spirit. 2. Positive and affirming approach: I believe in the power of positive thinking and affirmations to help clients shift their mindset and improve their overall well-being. I strive to create a positive and encouraging atmosphere in my sessions, using words that affirm, teach, and encourage my clients to reach their full potential. 3. Trauma-informed care: I have extensive training and experience in working with clients who have experienced trauma. I understand the complexities of trauma and its impact on the mind and body, and I use evidence-based techniques to help clients heal from past traumas and improve their quality of life. 4. Educator experience: With 20 years of experience as an educator, I have a deep understanding of the challenges that individuals face in both academic and personal settings. I use this experience to help clients develop practical skills and strategies that they can apply in their daily life to overcome obstacles and achieve their goals. 5. Holistic wellness: I believe that wellness encompasses all aspects of an individual's life, including physical, emotional, social, and spiritual well-being. I work with clients to identify areas of their life that may be impacting their overall wellness, and we collaborate to develop a comprehensive plan for optimal health and well-being. In terms of my niche, I specialize in working with individuals who are struggling with self-care, emotional regulation, and setting healthy boundaries. I also have experience working with individuals who have experienced trauma, anxiety, depression, and other mental health challenges.

About LaKisha Tolbert

Licensed in

Address

346 Oaks Trail Ste 226, Garland, TX, USA

Appointments

Virtual & in-person