Audrey has over a decade of counseling experience in different settings including outpatient, intensive outpatient, in-home, partial hospitalization, telehealth and residential. She has especially enjoyed working with young adults and teenagers as they navigate how to have healthy relationships and discover who they are. Audrey has a passion for working with those struggling with substance abuse and with individuals healing from trauma and complex trauma. She is dually licensed as a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist and is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, EMDR, Emotionally Focused Family Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. She relies heavily on a person-centered approach while also appropriately challenging her clients.
Prior to starting her career, Audrey spent her undergraduate years at North Carolina State University and then went on to earn her Masters in Mental Health Counseling at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville. After practicing in Knoxville for a short time, Audrey fell in love with the mountains and decided to move to western North Carolina! In her free time, Audrey loves to get outdoors. She is an avid hiker and most weekends she is hitting the trails with her dog, Finn. Chances are, her clients will experience her joining them on a hike or on a camping trip while they are in the program! She also loves reading, photography, and traveling.