Lakendria Smith is a License Professional Counselor. She received her Graduate degree at Grand Canyon University along with a Post-Graduate Degree in Childhood Disorders. She has over a decade of experience working with children between the ages of 6-17 and adults 18-60. Lakendria worked within a wide variety of outpatient mental health programs, psychiatric hospitals, and school systems including Marshall and Desoto County Schools.
She has received her Bachelor's Degree at University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) in Psychology, my Master of Arts at University of Phoenix in Psychology, and a Master of Science at Grand Canyon University in Professional Counseling. Lakendria specializes in behavioral interventions, stress, ODD, women issues, relationship, school issues, anxiety, depression, and conflict management. She can be reached on the virtual platform known as The Harris Group.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Academic challenges - Addressing underperformance in coursework, school avoidance, and procrastination
Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.
Child mental health - Specialized strategies for common childhood disorders including attention issues, attachment problems, behavioral disorders, learning disorders, autism spectrum diagnoses, and feeding or elimination issues.
Career counseling - Support around personal and professional growth; clarifying career goals and implementing steps toward building a fulfilling career and meaningful work-life balance
This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Parkwood Behavioral Health, Therapist, 2016 - Present
Grand Canyon University, Postgrad Childhood Disorders Certification, 2023
Grand Canyon University, Masters in Counseling, 2015