J. Byron Brooks, PhD, LPC, LCAS

Licensed Professional Counselor

Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist

I believe all individuals have the ability to process their complex world to discover their inner strengths helping them to live a healthier, happier life.  As a therapist my goal is to provide a nurturing and empathic environment where clients can discover their potential and feel safe to explore difficult life events.  I enjoy building therapeutic relationships with my clients and families and helping through the journey to a more fulfilled life.  

Services Provided

Counseling and psychotherapy for adolescents 14+, Adults, & Couples

Master of Science in Addictions Counseling, East Carolina University
                                                      Doctor of Philosophy – Counselor Education & Supervision , North Carolina State University
I have  nearly 30 year of experience as a therapist, working in settings as diverse as inpatient and outpatient facilities for addictions and mental health, hospital emergency rooms, university counseling centers, and corrections.  I also have over a decade of experience as a professor of counseling and psychology.  I have worked with persons with addictive disorders (substance and other behaviors), anxiety, depression and other mood disorders, couples, and parenting issues.

Heather Hale, LPC Registered Play Therapist

I believe all children and adolescents have the ability to process their complex world to discover their inner strengths helping them to live a healthier, happier life.  As a therapist my goal is to provide a nurturing and empathic environment where clients can discover their potential and feel safe to explore difficult life events.  I enjoy building therapeutic relationships with my clients and families and helping through the journey to a more fulfilled life.      

Services Provided

Counseling for children (3-12 years old),
Family Therapy