Yolande McVey

  • Georgia
  • Information updated 4 weeks ago

About Yolande McVey's service

Yolande McVey is a highly skilled and dedicated therapist with a deep passion for counseling. With a background in Social Science, Yolande pursued a master’s program in Community Counseling at National-Louis University in Chicago, where she honed her expertise in remediation and treatment of mental health challenges and conditions. Through internships at major hospitals, Yolande gained valuable insight and training in both group and individual counseling, allowing her to effectively advocate for and provide mental healthcare to adults and adolescents in private and community settings. Yolande’s diverse work history, including positions in corrections, hospital emergency rooms, mobile crisis, and as a director of a large detention center’s mental health department, has provided her with a comprehensive understanding of diagnosis, assessment, and treatment modalities. She combines a blended approach of modalities, with a focus on solution-focused CBT, Reality Therapy, and motivational interviewing to address the unique needs of each client. Yolande’s upbringing in Metropolitan Chicago, experience living in Arizona, and current location in the South have given her a broad understanding of cultural nuances beyond race and gender. She is also well-versed in geographic customs and traditions. In addition to her expertise in military life, PTSD, domestic violence counseling

Areas of Focus and Specialization

  • Addictions
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Career difficulties
  • Coaching
  • Compassion fatigue
  • Coping with life changes
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Parenting issues
  • Self esteem
  • Stress
  • Trauma and abuse

Additional areas

Therapeutic approaches

  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT)
  • Existential Therapy
  • Mindfulness Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Therapy

Languages Spoken

  • English

Yolande McVey is serving from:

Georgia

Welcoming International Clients?

Yes

Years in practice

3 years

NPI number

1639471600

License Details

GA LPC LPC007312

License: LPC

Georgia

License number: LPC007312

Expires at 2024-09-30

License: LPC

Georgia

number: LPC011861

Expires at 2024-09-30

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