Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern
Amanda Wilson is a proud graduate of Bethune-Cookman University where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She later earned a Master’s degree in Counseling and Psychology from Troy University. Amanda has worked in the realm of public service through child welfare and mental health for 15 years. She has served in various capacities with the Department of Children and Families as well as a contracted therapist for children and families involved in the dependency care system.
Amanda is a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern, trained and competent in Trauma Informed Care and carefully approaches the individuals and families that she works with as such. Amanda is a certified adoption competent therapist. Given her background and years of experience with the Department of Children and Families, Amanda enjoys working with children and adolescents in the dependency system, and families that have been impacted or involved in Child Welfare. Amanda’s therapeutic approach is unconditional positive regard, being an open non-bias listener, providing constant support and guidance as needed while helping others to learn and implement effective solutions to the challenges they may be facing. Amanda takes a positive client centered, and mindfulness approach to therapy and life in general, with a huge focus on reframing the mindset into positive thinking, which eventually assists with changing behaviors.
Amanda is also a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. where she serves as an Officer of the local chapter and leads a Target Committee, which gives back and empowers families in our community.
Aside from work and service within the community, she is a loving wife and mother of 2 who enjoys all the sports and extracurricular activities that her family is a part of!