Stephen Ellis, Ph.D
Licensed Christian Counselor
109 Leader Dr., Piedmont, South Carolina 29673
Clients will benefit from an understanding of the addiction process--how it starts, how it develops, and the end result of addition. Addictions are learned behavior and can range from drugs and alcohol to eating disorders, pornography and sexual addictions. Biblical principles will be used to help clients gain the tools needed to reverse the addiction process.
Blake Clemmons, MA, LPCA
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate
Matthews NC 28105
My aim as an addictions counselor is to offer a compassionate and non judgmental environment where my clients feel free to learn and grow and experience healing. My perspective is to provide those struggling with addictions effective coping tools and skills and instill hope that will help them eliminate their addiction, improve their relationships and live in the freedom of long term sobriety. These skills include distraction, self soothing, understanding triggers to use, creating an action plan, increasing ones support group, and challenging the negative core permissive beliefs that allow the addiction to continue.
Lonnie Mullet, MA, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
1905 JN Pease Pl, Suite 101, Charlotte, North Carolina 28262
My approach to the treatment of addictions is unorthodox. I begin with the assumption that addictions originate with a person's attempt at solving a problem. Initially the addiction is only a small part of the puzzle until it grows to cause serious side effects. Underneath the addiction lies the root causes (e.g. stress, relationship issues, career challenges) and addictions are the way people cope. At some point, the addiction dominates; however, treatment should spend a significant time focusing on the underlying factors as well as the addiction cycle.
Kimberly Leppert, MSW, LCSW, CSAT-C
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
1923 J N Pease Place Suite 104, Charlotte, North Carolina 28262
Sex addiction differs from any other addiction. Overcoming it is not as simple as going "cold turkey". It is about understanding where it originated for you and about learning to have a meaningful relationship with "sex". Most sex addicts enter treatment due to the fatigue of leading a "double life" or due to being caught by their loved one(s). This "bottom" is a fantastic motivator to change. Don't lose sight of what it can mean to be the person you know you want to be. Myself and the staff at Healing Solutions Counseling Center can provide the supportive services you need to heal from the inside out.