Dr. Tonnessa L. Gibson is a Board Certified Licensed Professional Counselor. She obtained a Doctorate in Counseling Education from Texas Southern University and a Master’s degree in General Counseling and Guidance from Louisiana Tech University. Dr. Gibson has over 13 years of experience providing counseling services to individuals and families in a multifaceted environment. She has developed skills in crisis intervention, stress management, mindfulness, and individual services. Dr. Gibson has also provided services to clients from various ethnic and cultural backgrounds as well as age groups and developmental levels. Dr. Gibson is tenacious and has the desire to aid others (individuals, children, adolescents/teens, couples, LGBTQ+, and communities) in identifying change and coping strategies.
What can clients expect to take away from sessions with you?
I establish a comfortable environment where individuals/families can express their feelings and thoughts, build needed tools to change attitudes and behaviors and develop coping skills to manage various situations.
What treatment methods and tools do you utilize?
I utilize cognitive behavioral therapy, reality/choice therapy, solution-focused therapy, and person-centered therapy to help improve stability and function when dealing with life stressors.
Explain to clients what areas you feel are your biggest strengths.
My biggest strength is the ability to provide individuals and families with the foundational skills and tools to help provide a better road map to successfully navigating the road to success on this journey through life.