Hello! My name is

Randy Withers MA, LPCA LCAS NCC

Professional Counselor and Addictions Specialist

  • Practicing +7 years
  • Address Hickory, North Carolina
  • E-mail counselinginsite@gmail.com
  • Phone (828) 855-4885
  • Consulting AVAILABLE
  • Author Medium.com

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My name is Randy Withers. I’m a Licensed Professional Counselor and Clinical Addictions Specialist in North Carolina. I specialize in co-occurring disorders and family systems. I hold masters degrees in Education and Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I’m also a Top Writer in #MentalHealth, #Psychology, #Relationships, and #Humor on Medium.com.

Education

2014

MA Clinicial Mental Health Counseling

Lenoir-Rhyne University

Professional Skills

Comprehensive Clinical Assessments 90%
Substance Abuse Counseling 92%
Twelve-Step Facilitation 85%
CBT and Motivational Interveiwing 86%
Public Speaking and Presentations 78%
College Counseling 88%

Work Experience

2017 - Present

Pinnacle Family Services

Family Centered Therapist

As an FCT Therapist, I work with children and families in their homes

2017

Miracles Asia

Consultant

I traveled to SE Asia to write the policies and procedures manual and design a 90-day treatment program for clients with co-occurring disorders

2015-2017

The Cognitive Connection

Substance Abuse Counselor

I wrote comprehensive clinical assessments and conducted both individual and group therapy sessions for clients with severe opioid use disorder.

2012-2015

Families First Support Services

Case Manager

Performed supervisory and crisis response roles for therapeutic foster care parents and the children in their homes.

2010-2011

Hastings Youth Academy

Transition Specialist

Worked with violent offenders in a high-security juvenile detention facility.

2008

Special Assistant

Admiral Farragut Academy

I spent a year ensuring the academy got re-accredited with SACS; it did. For an additional 10 years.

2002-2007

Director of College Placement

Admiral Farragut Academy

I placed cadets in elite colleges and universities at one of the nation's most elite military academies.

Professional Memberships

  • Catawba Valley Association of Counselors and Therapists (President, 2015 – Present)
  • American Counseling Association (ACA)
  • National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
  • Licensed Professional Counselors Association of North Carolina (LPCANC)
  • North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board (NCSAPPB)

My Interests

My work is my passion, but when I’m not working you can find me engaging in self-care activities. I enjoy going to the gym, watching movies, dining out, spending time with my nephews, and writing.

  • Writing
  • Movies
  • Travel
  • Eating
  • Education

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