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Brenda Hodges, LMHC

Therapist

“There is freedom waiting for you, On the breezes of the sky, And you ask "What if I fall?" Oh but my darling, what if you fly?” ― Erin Hanson

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My approach varies from person to person depending on the client and desired goals. I work collaboratively with clients to choose their own individual paths to relief and the restoration of hope. I consider working with and helping others through difficult times in their lives both an honor and a privilege. All clients are unique and respected for their individual challenges and needs.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Chronic Illness
  • Disability
  • Abuse

MENTAL HEALTH + WELLNESS RESOURCES
(MY FAVORITE RECOMMENDATIONS)

Open to Hope (website)

Anxiety and Depression Association of America (website)

Complex Trauma Resources (website)

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk

BIO

Brenda Hodges is a board-certified Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. She holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio and a second Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Kentucky. Currently, she is licensed in Florida and Kentucky. Brenda has 10 years of experience treating clients with depression, anxiety, low self-worth, effects of trauma and/or abuse, disabilities and chronic illness, and other mental health issues. She has practiced in various settings over her career including in-patient and community mental health as well as out-patient.

CLINICAL EXCELLENCE.

Brenda has 10 years of experience treating clients with depression, anxiety, low self-worth, effects of trauma and/or abuse, disabilities and chronic illness, and other mental health issues.

Education

  • BS, Psychology - University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  • MS, Clinical Psychology - Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH
  • MS, Rehabilitation Counseling - University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
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Awards

  • Psi Chi, International Honors Society in Psychology
  • Chi Sigma Lota (2013)
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Affiliations

  • American Counseling Association