wford is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Alabama and is also a Board Certified Counselor through the NBCC. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Auburn University and also received her Masters of Education in Community Agency Counseling from Auburn University. As of 2017, Grace is also a Licensed Counseling Supervisor in Alabama. Grace has clinical experience in outpatient and inpatient settings serving a variety of populations.
Grace is passionate in her desire to support individuals and families in achieving their goals and working to live within their values to create peace and success in their lives. Grace provides support to clients in developing increased self awareness and empowerment throughout the growth process.
Because of the value she places on the therapeutic relationship, she works with clients to create a safe and comfortable environment built upon trust between client and herself.
Grace's areas of concentration include treatment of adolescents, adults, and children (ages 8 and up) experiencing issues associated with depression, anxiety, substance abuse/dependency, stress management, self esteem issues, relational issues, ADHD, oppositional behavior, parenting issues, grief and loss, life transitions, and issues pertaining to spirituality/faith.
Grace applies an integrative approach to counseling drawing upon Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Solution Focused therapy, and Client Centered therapy.