Amanda Turner, MA, LPC-A, LCDC
Supervised by LeAnn Solmonson, Ph.D., LPC-S
Amanda Turner is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPC-A), supervised by LeAnn Solmonson, Ph.D., LPC-S, and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC). Amanda has served the East Texas community as a substance abuse counselor for more than five years. She has worked in mental health and substance abuse outpatient services, providing individual and group counseling and education.
Amanda graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University with a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Addiction Studies.
Amanda's goal as a counselor is to provide a safe, comfortable and non-judgmental environment where individuals feel heard and valued. Whether assisting clients with overcoming obstacles, obtaining personal goals, or gaining coping skills, she believes the mind, body, and spirit are all connected and advocates for a wellness model of optimal health.
Amanda knew from a young age that she wanted to help people become better versions of themselves. She truly loves her job as a counselor and takes pride in knowing she can help make a difference in someone’s life. As a wife and mother, Amanda enjoys spending time with family and friends. She loves to read, mountain bike, workout, and experience new places.
Amanda is trained in brainspotting therapy. Brainspotting is a powerful, focused treatment method that works by identifying, processing and releasing core neurophysiological sources of emotional/body pain, trauma, dissociation and a variety of challenging symptoms.
Amanda is committed in helping you find your own personal balance and become “Whole Again.”