About Joelle Shipp, MA, LCMHC
Ms. Shipp knows that different seasons of life bring different challenges. She became a mindcare provider in order to support people through those challenges, recognizing that it is helpful to have support during these seasons. Joelle works with people to identify issues, process harmful thought patterns and develop healthy skills in order to gain freedom and build confidence. As a provider Ms. Shipp prioritizes creating a safe, validating and encouraging space for clients. As a woman of color, she hopes that her identity encourages individuals who historically may not seek mental health services to take a leap of faith toward improving their mental health. She knows it is so important that everyone is able to access mental health care so that they can be their best versions of themselves and she deeply loves being able to watch people build up the courage to truly care for themselves.
Education & Certification
Joelle earned her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC with a concentration in Marriage and Family Counseling. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC. Ms. Shipp is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) in the state of North Carolina and is certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors. She is also a Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Clinician.
“I instantly felt comfortable opening up to Joelle about my life and problems and put my mind at ease talking to her knowing I was getting the help I needed.” ~ E.D.
- Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder
- Adjustment Disorder
- Alcohol Use
- Autism Spectrum
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Developmental Disability
- Family Counseling
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Postpartum Depression
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)