Lelia E. Gibbs is a mental health therapist passionate about the client’s motivation towards self-discovery and change. Through counseling, Ms. Gibbs believes individuals can overcome many life stressors, which may cause or create behavioral patterns that could negatively impact everyday life. Ms. Gibbs’s therapeutic techniques include but are not limited to motivational interviewing and cognitive-behavioral therapy. She has always had the natural ability to help those around her feel comfortable.
She has mainly worked in addictions clinics and hospital settings, where she has served adolescents and the adult population. She is a Rider University alumnus, where she obtained her graduate degree in clinical mental health counseling. She is currently a licensed associate counselor and a nationally certified counselor. Her professional mission is to discover and innovate ways to strengthen the therapeutic relationship between counselor and client. She hopes to become an effective counselor who will continue to promote the removal of the stigma associated with mental health.