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Finding the right counselor when you are seeking therapy is an empowering first step, and Vicki Conner is an excellent resource. Her office is  near downtown Greensboro. It offers a welcoming environment, privacy and convenient parking.

Vicki is a Level II trained EMDR  clinician (EMDR  = Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing).

 

She is a national certified counselor, a certified clinical trauma professional, a certified yoga instructor as well as being   certified to combine yoga with 12 step programs.

Vicki provides traditional therapy combined with a holistic approach that addresses an array of her clients' concerns and problems. Her clients include adults, couples and families.

Contact Vicki for a free consultation. Learn more about Vicki and her practice within the pages of this website.

 
 
 
About

Vicki's office is on the second floor of a historic Greensboro building,

once a private residence in the 1800’s. Here you will find a welcoming

space with modern décor and unique accessories, complete with stories.

 

Vicki’s practice focuses on working with adults, couples and families

who are experiencing problems that may include:

 

  • Addictive Personalities

  • Anxiety

  • Bipolar Disorder

  • Impulse Control Disorders

  • Mood Disorder

  • Obsessive and Compulsive Disorder

  • Relationship and Self-esteem Issues

  • Self-harming Thoughts

  • Spirituality

  • Trauma and PTSD

  • Unhealthy Relationships with Food

 

Treatment approaches are tailored for the individual(s) receiving counseling, their learning style(s), their motivation and goals. Vicki may be viewed as an eclectic therapist pulling from one or several of these approaches:

 

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

  • Family Systems Therapy

  • Humanistic and Person Centered Therapies

  • Mindfulness Exercises

  • Positive Psychology

  • Solution-focused (SFT) Therapy

 

Vicki's Education, License and Certification Credentials

Guilford College, Greensboro, NC

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 2011

 

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC

Master of Science in Counseling, 2013, License # A10336, North Carolina

 

Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (IATP) 2016

National Board for Certified Counselors (NCC) 2013

RYT200 (Registered Yoga Therapist) 2013

Y12SR (Registered Yoga 12 Step Recovery) 2016

426 W. Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27401
 
Special Interest

A key area of Vicki’s training and practice is relieving anxiety due to traumatic events. As a certified trauma therapist, she has found that integrating the psychotherapy combinations of EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Mindfulness activities such as breath-work and meditation assist those who experience symptoms of post-traumatic stress.   In Vicki’s words, “she has seen miracles happen” by utilizing these therapeutic tools.

 

Simply put, Cognitive Behavior Therapy may be described as a method to restructure negative or “stuck thoughts” into positive, higher functioning ones. Mindfulness exercises provide tools for the client to self-utilize methods to manage anxiety, while EMDR is described as an “integrative psychotherapy approach.” It has been extensively researched and proven effective for the treatment of trauma. EMDR is a set of standardized protocols that incorporates elements from many different treatment approaches. To date, EMDR therapy has helped millions of people of all ages relieve many types of psychological stress...The goal of EMDR therapy is to leave you with the emotions, understanding, and perspectives that will lead to healthy and useful behaviors and interactions.

For more information about EMDR, visit the website for the EMDR International Association.

 
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By Vicki Conner, LPCA