As a Parenting Expert I work with children, adolescents, and families to address behavior challenges, emphasizing non-medication approaches and trauma recovery.
I have worked with children, teens, and families in the capacity of leadership development, building self-esteem, and enhancing communication for over 10 years. I have experience providing direct therapeutic services in hospital, school, and community based settings. I currently serve as a private practitioner working with a children, adolescents, and families.
In addition to being a skilled therapist, I have presented at National conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of the Power of Belonging and Family Matters.
Lakia Chappelle, Licensed Professional Counselor
Lakia Chappelle is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Case Manager. Lakia enjoys works with children, adolescents, adults, families, and groups. She utilizes intentional interventions based in cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, reality therapy, play therapy, and mindfulness to help individuals and families reach optimal wellness. Her treatment specialties focus on trauma, parent child relationships, stress reduction, anxiety, depression, substance use issues, and adjustment related issues.
Lakia obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of South Carolina and a Master of Science in Community Counseling from Columbus State University. Ms. Lakia has over 7 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in a psychiatric residential setting, substance abuse facility, group home, in home, and private practice setting. Lakia is also a nationally certified case management and ensures that her clients have all physical health and behavioral health care coordination which assist them with eliminating barriers, achieving their goals, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
In her free time, Lakia enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, meditating, and trying new things. Lakia also currently volunteers with Partnership Against Domestic Violence. Ms. Lakia believes that healthy communication and being your true authentic self if the key to working towards resolving internal and external conflict. Schedule a consultation with Lakia today!