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Brenda Lara-Smith, MA, LAC

Brenda received a Master’s degree in Professional Counseling from Grand Canyon University and has been in the mental health field since 2014. She is currently a Licensed Associate Counselor working towards her independent license.

Throughout her journey in this field, Brenda has realized that utilizing a variety of therapeutic approaches is necessary to ensure an individual’s success in reaching their goals. When providing counseling, guidance, and education for the individuals she serves, Brenda believes it is essential to be empathetic, respectful, culturally aware, and to always acknowledge an individual’s preferences in their treatment.

She specializes in individuals of all ages struggling with depression, anxiety, self-esteem, and traumas. Brenda is family orientated and recognizes the importance of having a support system to rely on. Being a part of an individual’s healing and success is a privilege and has always brought her self-fulfillment.

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