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.



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


Miracles Asia


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


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.


Families First Support Services

Case Manager

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


Hastings Youth Academy

Transition Specialist

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


Special Assistant

Admiral Farragut Academy

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


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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