Stephany A. Norris, LPC, NCC specializes in individual, couples and family therapy, and maintains a private practice in Valdosta, Georgia.
With over 10 years experience as a Licensed Professional Counselor, and as a graduate of Valdosta State University, she specializes in cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, and person-centered therapy. She is currently serving as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are working with victims of trauma with or without the prescence of PTSD, acute stress disorder, and other anxiety disorders such as generalized anxiety, panic disorder, and obsessive compulsive disorder. She has experience working with a wide range of mood disorders, depression, grief/loss, marital conflict/couples issues, self-esteem, adjustment to change, addictions/substance abuse, childhood/adolescent behavioral issues, adoption issues, ADHD, LGBT concerns, lifestyle issues, work related stress. She also conducts play therapy with children of all ages and is currently in the process of obtaining her certification in play therapy.
In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Stephany A. Norris, LPC, NCC has experience working in an inpatient treatment setting for crisis stabilization, detoxification and short-term rehab for addictions; as well as crisis line work. She has also worked as a psychometrist, administering specific tests as part of a psychological evaluation. She has extensive experience in conducting group therapy for those suffering from a variety of problems including addictions and other mental health related issues. She has also completed post masters thesis work, studying personality traits of counselors and their correlation to either higher or lower risk of burnout.
Stephany is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Post-Masters thesis: Examining the Big Five Personality Factors as Predictors of Burnout Among Counselors (2011)
Master of Science, Clinical/Counseling Psychology (2007)
Bachelor of Science, Psychology (1999)
License, Certifications & Awards
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC, 2010) License#LPC006116
Nationally Certified Counselor with the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC, 2010)
Professional Activities and Memberships
Member Licensed Professional Counselor Association of Georgia (LPCA, 2015)
Regina K. Wisenbaker, LCSW, specializes in individual, couples, and family therapy and maintains a private practice in Valdosta, Georgia.
Regina did her social work internship at the Children's Advocacy Center in Lowndes County and thoroughly enjoyed working with and aiding victims of abuse. She graduated from Valdosta State University and immediately went to work as the sole therapist for the Haven battered women's shelter and sexual assault center, which fueled her desire to work with victims of trauma. Regina's specialty is working with victims of trauma, but she also works with those suffering from a variety of other mental disorders ranging from depression, anxiety, grief/loss, work related issues, and personality disorders. Regina also works with substance abuse issues and is currently working towards obtaining her certification in addictions counseling (CAC).
Regina uses Dialectal Behavior Therapy (DBT), as well as other mindfulness based therapeutic approaches in counseling. Her goal is to build a strong therapeutic relationship with her clients and to aid them in moving past their struggles, while also helping them to be active in the present moment. Regina works with clients of all ages, demographics, and socioeconomic statuses, as well as varying levels of mental illness.
Master of Social Work (2008)
Bachelor of Science in Psychology (2005)
License, Certifications, & Awards
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW, 2013)
Licensed Master of Social Work (LMSW, 2009)
Professional Activities and Memberships
National Association of Social Workers (NASW) since 2008
National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) since 2014
Employee Assistance Professional's Association (EAPA) since 2016