Meredith Macy Milke, M.A., LMFT, LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor & Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist serving the Chapel Hill, Durham and surrounding areas. She is passionate about relationships, delicious coffee, photography, balance & diversity. Meredith has 15 years experience working with adolescents and families. Her work includes a bio-psycho-social-spiritual approach. Together, we will explore your relationships, environment, recent life events and stressors to gain perspective of how you are affected emotionally, physically and spiritually. She is able to integrate my clinical and theological perspectives in our work if that is something you desire.
It is important to pay attention to the body, the mind, the context, and the spiritual/religious beliefs of ourselves. We will focus on how you handle stress, relational dynamics, communication skills, improving self-esteem and your goals so that you feel more empowered and encouraged.
Her training includes a concentration of using the Satir Model within the context of individual, couples or family therapy during times of stress and transition. She has received training in Motivational Interviewing; applying the Satir Model to Substance Abuse Counseling; Structured Psychotherapy for Adolescents Responding to Chronic Stress; Career Counseling & Spiritual Development.
Specialties & Interest Areas:
- Individual & Family Therapy
- Young Adults & Adolescents
- Depression, Anxiety
- Adjustment Issues & Life Transitions (college, post-college, divorce, grief)
- Stress Management
- Career Counseling
- Educational Stress and/or Decline
- Families of a child with special needs
- Alcohol & Substance overuse
- Women’s Issues and Depression and Self-Esteem
- Relational Issues
- Adoption/Foster Care Issues
- Multicultural & Multigenerational Issues
- Spirituality Issues & Spiritual Direction
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Satir Systems Individual & Family Therapist - Carolina Outreach, Durham, NC School-based Therapist - Chapel Hill Public Schools via Carolina Outreach Individual & Family Therapy Intern - Family Continuity, Peabody, MA Individual & Family Therapy Intern - Carolina Outreach, Durham, NC Founding Senior Staff - Reality Ministries, Durham, NC Volunteer - Reality Ministries, Real Friends program for individuals with special needs Young Life - Intern & Senior Staff - NC Region
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary - Masters of Arts in Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy UNC Chapel Hill - Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
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