Natalie R. Atwell, EdD, LCMHCS, BCPCC, NCC
980.209.6328 (Ext. 1)
Dr. Atwell has been in the counseling field since 2005 after receiving her Master’s Degree in Education and Counseling from the Liberty University. She also earned her Doctorate of Education in Family Care and Counseling at Liberty University. She is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor (LCMHCS #7482) in the state of North Carolina, Board-Certified Professional Christian Counselor (BCPCC #1184) and National Certified Counselor (NCC #1722519). In addition to managing an office and seeing clients, she is an adjunct faculty member teaching counseling classes at Liberty University. Her professional memberships include the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC); NC Association of Licensed Professional Counselors (NCANC). Natalie is a part of the Christian Counseling Network (CCN) and the Focus on the Family referral network.
Dr. Atwell views counseling as a collaborative effort in which she will assist each client in gathering information, exploring various issues, and changing thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in the desired direction. Although her counseling style is eclectic, she tends to use a cognitive-behavioral, client-centered approach in conjunction with reality-based and solution focused applications. Change does not come easy, but she will aid in encouraging clients towards making those important steps towards change.
Specialties & Population Served:
Dr. Atwell is currently not taking new patients. She currently sees individuals from adolescent-adult; marriage and family counseling, premarital (Prepare/Enrich), etc. Her specialty is spiritual issues and spiritual trauma in addition to anxiety, depression, and relational issues. She loves incorporating Christian/faith-based principles upon request in counseling.
Dr. Atwell loves to read and also likes to smell the books she reads. Yes, she knows this is very weird! Feel free to check out her blog, social media sites and books to come…