Lelia E. Gibbs, LAC, 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 worked in addiction and the hospital setting, for years serving the adolescent and the adult population. She is a Rider University alumnus, where she obtained her graduate degree in clinical mental health counseling. She currently has her license as an associate counselor under direct supervision by Dr. Hicks. Additionally, she is a nationally certified counselor.

 

Her professional mission is to discover and innovate ways to strengthen the therapeutic relationship between counselor and client.

 

"I hope to be an effective counselor who will continue to remove the stigma associated with mental health."

 

 

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