Rhiannon L. Burk, MA, LCMHC, Therapist / Life Coach
Rhiannon is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in the state of North Carolina with over six years of experience working within a Transpersonal, Humanistic, and Trauma Informed model. She completed her Master's Degree in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology from Naropa University, located in Boulder, CO, in 2012, and received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Human Services and a Bachelor's Degree in English, from Davis & Elkins College, located in Elkins, WV, in 2008. She believes that impeccable ethics are the foundation of an effective clinical and therapeutic relationship, and imperative to appropriate advocacy.
Rhiannon believes in the importance of educating and empowering the clients that she serves. She believes that by building a trusting and supportive therapeutic relationship, approaching the relationship with curiosity, validation, and empathy, and by capitalizing on the motivations of those she is serving, together, the exploration of values, goals, and the next best step can occur. Her passion for the field of counseling psychology and human services lies in creating a container and providing support for empowerment, agency, growth and insight as a pathway toward healing and service for the community.
Rhiannon serves children, adolescents, young adults, and their caregivers and families, as well as adults, couples, and elderly populations. She is trained in Trauma Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Non - Violent Communication, Crisis Intervention, Muti - Systemic Therapy, Parent Child Interactive Therapy and Child Centered Play Therapy. She has worked in diverse therapeutic and educational fields with various social, cultural, and economic backgrounds; populations with special needs, substance use, and with dual diagnoses; and with at – risk youth, youth in custody of the Department of Social Services, and youth involved with the Department of Juvenile Justice. She has worked in diverse employment and therapeutic settings: she has experience working individually, in a home or community setting, in an agency setting, in milieu or residential setting, in the school and classroom settings, and in group settings.