Tonya Combs, MSW, LCSW, LCAS
Tonya is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS), and Regional Supervisor. She serves as an Outpatient Psychotherapist in Pittsboro and also Clinical Intern Supervisor on the Internship Program. Tonya received her Bachelors of Social Work (BSW) and Masters of Social Work (MSW) from North Carolina State University.
Tonya’s therapeutic philosophy is grounded in unconditional positive regard: Meeting individuals where they are and working from a client-centered, strength’s-based perspective in order to encourage a strong therapeutic alliance. Cultivating a safe, supportive & validating environment allows the individual to explore emotions, thoughts and life stressors.
Tonya is skilled and qualified to work with clients experiencing anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, substance use disorders, stress management, anger management and life transitions. She utilizes a myriad of evidenced-based practices including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Solution-Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. Tonya is also certified in Harm Reduction which works to reduce the harm of risky behaviors while exploring ambivalence & working towards abstinence.
Tonya looks forward to meeting you!
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