Jessie Condon, LCAS, LPC, NCC, CCMHC, specializes in working with adults who use substances to cope with daily life issues. Jessie assists people in identifying the underlying causes of their substance use in order to live more wholly in the present. Furthermore, Jessie is passionate about working with men and women who have past childhood traumas that continue to impact their lives as adults.
Jessie works from a person-centered approach, allowing people to lead the way to their goals in their own time, without judgment. She invites people to begin looking at their substance use as an unhealthy coping skill that can be relearned with the right tools and introspection. Jessie enjoys watching people find a sense of identity and renewed self-esteem as they begin to take control back over their lives. Jessie uses eclectic interventions when working with people including guided meditations, art and music therapy, psychoeducation, journaling, and grounding techniques. She utilizes motivational interviewing, cognitive based therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy in her counseling.
Jessie attended North Carolina Central University where she received her Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2015. In the last year of her program, Jessie began to focus on substance use and making this her specialty. Jessie is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist. She is also board certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors as a Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor and National Certified Counselor.
When a person realizes he has been deeply heard, his eyes moisten. I think in some real sense he is weeping for joy. It is as though he were saying, “Thank God, somebody heard me. Someone knows what it’s like to be me. ~Carl Rogers