Graduate Education – University of North Carolina at Greensboro, MS, EdS, Community Counseling
Board Certifications – Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor
Leanne Yates, LCMHC, is a licensed clinical mental health counselor specializing in behavioral medicine. She specializes in treating depression, anxiety, and mood disorders across the life span, assisting individuals through life transitions, and has a passion for working with women suffering from perinatal mood disorders.
Using a person-centered approach to care, she creates a safe space for clients to engage in counseling as she guides them towards their desired growth. She incorporates a variety of treatment approaches to meet individual needs, including cognitive behavioral therapy, play therapy, mindfulness, and, as a yoga-trained clinician, mind-body approaches. She believes strongly in the client as the expert focuses on individual strengths, and treats the whole person.
In her spare time, she enjoys exploring the outdoors, gardening, and practicing yoga.
“I feel passionate about partnering with clients to help them experience acceptance and growth through difficult life stressors and transitions.” – Leanne Yates, LCMHC