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Meet Our Therapist Justin Mitchell

Justin Mitchell, LCSW

Justin Mitchell, LCSW

Justin Mitchell, LCSW is a North Carolina native who is committed to helping you achieve your goals. In sessions, Justin is the perfect mix of laid back yet direct when indicated. He has a presence that instantly puts people at ease and a killer sense of humor. Justin  believes an authentic, non-judgmental, collaborative therapeutic relationship is necessary for creating true change. He uses primarily evidence-based treatment strategies such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy but also incorporates other modalities such as mindfulness techniques and EMDR. EMDR can be especially useful in treating grief and trauma.

"An authentic, non-judgmental, collaborative therapeutic relationship is necessary in creating true change. "- Justin Mitchell

Justin specializes in working with all adolescents and is especially passionate about working with angry and defiant teenage boys. He helps angry adolescents reintegrate into their families and find peace. His treatment strategy is two-part. He works with the teen to learn to identify and regulate emotions and simultaneously works with families on improve their relationship with their teen.

He also has experience and enjoys working with people who think they could be using alcohol as a coping mechanism.  Maybe you're not sure if your drinking is at a problem level. Justin  specializes in helping individuals work out the right plan of action, or inaction, in a non-judgemental modern setting. He's not interested in labeling his clients, only helping them reach their goals.

Fun Fact: Justin worked as an au-pair, aka manny, in Italy.

Specialities:

  • Adolescents

  • Angry teens

  • Defiant Teens

  • Maladaptive coping

  • Alcohol as coping

  • Drinking too much

Treatment Orientation:

  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

  • Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)

  • Narrative Therapy

  • Structural Family Therapy

  • Mindfulness

UNDERGRADUATE, Justin received his undergraduate degree a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology, from the University of North Carolina Asheville.

GRADUATE, Justin received his Masters in Social Work from University of North Carolina Wilmington.