Mim is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor (LAPC) and a National Certified Counselor (NCC), Mim received her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Mercer University and her undergraduate BA from Duke University. Over her many decades of life experience, Mim has discovered her passion for therapy and the importance of helping people, both young and old, with the struggles of today. This includes but is not limited to: anxiety, depression, self-esteem issues, emotional regulation, social skills, grief and loss processing, and trauma.
Embracing a person-centered, holistic approach with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and emotional focus techniques, Mim's ultimate foundation rests in developing a safe space and trusting the therapeutic relationship between clients and herself. Mim provides help, supports and encourages emotional development, builds positive social skills, navigates crises and trauma, as well as finds and focuses on strengths to help clients through the tough times. Mim is a cheerleader at heart with a healthy sense of humor and thrives on the unique interactions with clients both individually and in group.
Mim has experience working with children, teens, and adults who are struggling with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, relationships, managing frustration and emotions, grief or loss, and who need a safe supportive environment to process life's stressors. Mim has received extensive certification in treating anxiety and anxiety related issues including generalized anxiety, OCD, panic attacks, bedtime worries/ challenges and intense worry issues.
Mim is also skilled at working with parents and the myriad issues they face in supporting their children in these challenging times with positive parenting guidance and family focus. Mim is a Certified Positive Parent Educator. In individual parenting sessions, she uses this training to help parents learn to connect with their children, reduce power struggles, learn to help their children during moments of emotional struggle, and improve positive behavior.
Her talents also serve to help our adult clientele who find themselves struggling with anxiety, depression, grief, self-care, relationship struggles, emotional regulation, and trauma.
Mim is supervised by Brooke Johnson, LCSW and Teresa Woodruff, LPC, ATR-BC, CPCS.
Mim Long, MS, NCC, LAPC
Mim Long, MS, NCC, LAPC