Outside of work, Leola enjoys yoga, trying new restaurants, traveling, and spending time with her friends, and family. She also has a background in theatre and enjoys acting.
Leola D’Aversa, LPC
Leola D’Aversa is a Psychotherapist with a focus in depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, and stress management in young adults.
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More about Leola D’Aversa, LPC
Leola D’Aversa is joining Mindful Health Solution’s Marietta clinic as a licensed professional counselor. She is passionate about working with teenagers and young adults suffering from depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, and stress management.
Her therapeutic style is collaborative, creative, empathetic yet straight forward, and easy-going. Leola utilizes various therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person Centered Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy when working with teenagers and young adults. Therapies like these alongside other medications and alternative treatments such as Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and esketamine can ensure patients find a path that works best for them as a unique individual.
Throughout her career Leola has often focused on family work when teenagers present with mental health concerns. She considers the family to be a system, where one failing part will result in the dysfunction of others. Leola aims to help individuals examine all parts of their lives, so that they can find healing and develop the necessary tools to withstand life’s stressors.
Leola D’Aversa believes that each client travels a unique journey down the road to self-discovery. Leola strives to assist individuals with making positive changes by tailoring her modalities to fit their specific needs, and by focusing on their strengths. By acknowledging patterns, breaking cycles, and restoring balance, individuals and families can greatly improve their quality of life.
Education & Experience
Leola D’Aversa is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Georgia. The Colorado native moved to Atlanta in 2007 to pursue her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology at the illustrious Spelman College. Leola then earned her Master of Arts degree in clinical mental health at Argosy University. Throughout her years of working in the field Leola has provided services in various therapeutic settings, including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, private practice, and various community based mental health agencies.
Her clinical experience includes, but is not limited to individual and family therapy with children, adolescents and adults, intake and psychosocial assessments, and crisis stabilization work as an Intensive Family Intervention team lead. Leola has worked with individuals from many culturally diverse backgrounds as well as children in foster care with severe trauma histories.
Certifications & Memberships
- Licensed professional counselor (LPC)