Vivian Hicks

  • Kentucky
  • Information updated 4 weeks ago

About Vivian Hicks's service

Vivian Hicks is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who holds credentials as a Child Mental Health Specialist and a Mental Health Professional in Washington State. Additionally, she is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Alabama. With a wealth of experience working with individuals of all ages, Vivian specializes in providing support to children, adolescents, adults, and couples. Her top priority is to create a safe and supportive space for her clients as they navigate their current challenges. Vivian has received advanced training in Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Emotion-focused Couples Therapy. She has worked in various settings, including community mental health and correctional facilities, where she has dealt with co-morbid disorders. Vivian’s areas of expertise include medical family therapy, trauma, couples therapy (specifically attachment injuries), law enforcement support for vicarious trauma and duty-related stressors, and substance use. Despite the potential difficulties that may arise during therapy sessions, Vivian ensures that her clients feel supported and comfortable when discussing sensitive topics. In addition to her clinical background, Vivian holds a master’s degree in Organizational Management, an adult education teaching credential, and a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, making her a well-rounded

Areas of Focus and Specialization

  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Coaching
  • Coping with life changes
  • Depression
  • Family conflicts
  • Grief
  • Intimacy-related issues
  • Parenting issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Stress
  • Trauma and abuse

Additional areas

  • Abandonment
  • Adoption and Foster Care
  • Attachment Issues
  • Autism and Asperger Syndrome
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Caregiver Issues and Stress
  • Codependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Control Issues
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Fatherhood Issues
  • First Responder Issues
  • Forgiveness
  • Guilt and Shame

Therapeutic approaches

  • Attachment-Based Therapy
  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT)
  • Gottman Method
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy

Languages Spoken

  • English

Vivian Hicks is serving from:

Kentucky

Welcoming International Clients?

No

Years in practice

8 years

NPI number

1053712711

License Details

WA LMHC LH 60776174

License: LMHC

Washington

License number: LH 60776174

Expires at 2024-04-07

License: LCSW

Georgia

number: 7621

Expires at 2024-09-30

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