Pressley Cox, LCMHCA, LCASA, NCC
Outpatient Psychotherapist in Raleigh
Pressley is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate (A14937), Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist Associate (25486), Nationally Certified Counselor (1232591), and an Outpatient Psychotherapist at Three Oaks Behavioral Health and Wellness in Raleigh. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from North Carolina State University and her Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from North Carolina Central University.
Pressley's approach to therapy focuses on improving quality of life through fostering awareness and acceptance of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Through this, it is her hope that you are able to more effectively regulate your emotions, cope with difficult situations, and ultimately live a more present and meaningful life. Pressley will often incorporate value-based work, skill-building, mindfulness techniques, and body-based practices into sessions. Her therapeutic style utilizes different evidenced-based practices, such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). Above all, Pressley places a strong emphasis on the therapeutic relationship and feels as though creating a calming & collaborative environment is the foundation of the healing process. It is her goal to ensure that each client feels safe, supported, and understood.
Pressley is passionate about working with individuals who are experiencing issues with emotion regulation, addiction, chronic pain or illness, trauma, their sexual or gender identity, maintaining healthy relationships, or life transitions. She also works with individuals who simply want to learn how to more effectively achieve their goals and live the life they desire. Pressley is LGBTQIA+ affirming and is open to working with both teens and adults.
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