Karen Flynn (She/Her/Hers) is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate who has experience as a school-based therapist working with children and families. She graduated from Our Lady of the Lake University, Worden School of Social Service with a concentration in Hispanic Children and Families and is currently working towards a Ph.D. in Social Work at the University of South Carolina.
As a social worker, Karen firmly believes in a clients right to self-determination and autonomy and views her work with her clients as a sacred opportunity to collaborate with individuals to find the best ways to navigate life. She strives to provide a space free of judgement where individuals can safely discuss vulnerabilities, traumas, and victories.
Karen’s work with clients has allowed her to pull from various therapeutic modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Motivational Interviewing (MI). Her past experience with clients includes anxiety disorders, depression, ADHD, emotional regulation, stress management, & life transitions.
Karen is available to meet with clients around the state via online appointments and has flexible availability to include evenings and weekends.
Ph.D. Social Work, in Progress University of South Carolina
Master of Social Work, concentration in Hispanic Children and Families, Our Lady of The Lake University
Bachelor of Arts in Experimental Psychology University of South Carolina, 2013
Bachelor of Science in Communications, Public Relations East Carolina University 2009
Contact: [email protected] (803)455-6672
Audrey Kokidko is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate providing online therapy services to clients in the State of North Carolina. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University and a Master of Social Work degree from Salisbury University.
One of the core values of social work is human relationships and Audrey believes the client-therapist relationship is of utmost importance. Audrey will provide an environment where clients will feel safe and comfortable to share throughout their sessions. Audrey believes that each client has a right to self-determination and will work with the client to help create goals that the client wishes to work towards. She will provide support throughout their journey to reach their goals.
Some of Audrey’s previous experience includes providing services to adolescents navigating life changes, adults facing depression and anxiety, as well as using PC-CARE to help parents of young children with behavioral concerns. Audrey will pull from a variety of therapies such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Systems Theory and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy in order to best serve each client, all white focusing on their each of their individual strengths.
Audrey has a flexible schedule and is available for both daytime and evening appointments.
Contact: [email protected] (910)661-3887
Heather Williams (she/they) is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate who utilizes a strengths-based perspective to help people navigate their unique mental health journeys in managing stress, overcoming anxiety, and improving relationships. Heather completed her Master of Social Work degree at North Carolina State University. There, she graduated as an Opioid Workforce Expansion Program (OWEP)
Scholar, where she focused on psychotherapy approaches for clients managing substance use disorders. Heather has served young people and families across North Carolina for over a decade as a sexual health educator and knows that positive behavior change requires support and shared community. Heather is passionate about every person’s right to self-determination and finding a healing path forward that feels
authentic to them. This includes the ability to meet their life goals, strengthen support systems, and overcome everyday stress, as well as trauma.
Heather believes in the importance of meeting people where they are as partners in the therapeutic process. As a licensed clinical social worker, Heather works within a trauma-informed, person-centered framework that recognizes the systemic impacts social inequity can have on mental health. Therefore, her approach to therapy is not one-size-fits all. This allows clients to become curious about the possibilities in their lives, and to strengthen their ability to initiate lasting change. Her practice is informed by evidence-based therapies such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. Heather looks forward to building opportunities for growth with you.
Heather is available to meet clients throughout North Carolina via online appointments and has weekday availability from 9am to 4pm.
Contact: [email protected] (910)375-1289