NEW CLINICIAN ALERT! MEET BRIANA GARCIA LCSWA (SHE/HER)! We have a new therapist at Be BOLD Psychology and Consulting offering telehealth therapy services in North Carolina as well as walk and talk therapy in Raleigh North Carolina and walk and talk therapy in Cary North Carolina. Briana offers therapy for anxiety for clients in Charlotte, Asheville, Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Raleigh, Apex, Cary, Durham, and everywhere in between! We offer free 20-minute consults which can be scheduled via email or self-scheduled here and have same and next day availability!

Briana Garcia, LCSWA, is a trauma-informed, social justice oriented, LGBTQIA+ affirming mental health clinician. Briana offers individual therapy services for adolescents and adults! She

  • Has same and next day availability for new therapy clients
  • Offers free 20 minute client consults which can be self-scheduled here
  • Offers a truly affirming, safer space for queer+, LGBTQ, transgender, nonbinary, and gender-diverse clients. Briana is able to offer support for clients exploring gender identity, pursuing transition-related medical goals or gender-affirming procedures, or who are looking for a trans-friendly therapist to offer general therapy for anxiety, depression, stress, life transitions, or relationship challenges.
  • Support for clients navigating racial- and broader identity-based traumatic stress
  • Therapy for life transitions
  • Clients working on increasing self-compassion

Briana is also leading our Mindfulness for ADHD group. During our 8 week virtual support group for ADHD, clients will gather together in a space where they feel supported, included, and understood by others navigating the challenges of ADHD, while learning strategies grounded in dialectical behavior therapy, mindfulness, and cognitive behavioral therapy to reduce feelings of overwhelm and calm feelings of chaos, Our virtual support group for ADHD will assist clients in increasing self-understanding and self-compassion, improving daily self-care, and learning to set reasonable expectations for themselves. Briana’s goal is for clients to finish the 8 weeks feeling more confident about their abilities to create an environment for success, learn tools to avoid procrastination and get things done, and feel more compassionate and mindful towards themselves. We want clients to walk away each session feeling as though they were fully supported, educated, and with tangible strategies to utilize in creating greater ease in their lives.

Who is Briana Garcia? Here are a few fun facts to get to know our newest provider!

Born: I was born in Texas but moved around a lot due to both of my parents being in the military!

Favorite color: Green

What do you like to do? I love to read, hike, kayak, and binge watch Netflix. I also enjoy spending time with loved ones, traveling, and learning.

Favorite foods or recipes? Depends on my mood, but I love ice cream, lasagna, chicken korma, pizza, and cinnamon rolls!

Describe the clients you work best with? My sessions are trauma-informed, resiliency-focused, and social-justice oriented. I provide affirming and strengths-based individual and group therapy to individuals and families. I enjoy working with clients from diverse backgrounds, but especially women and young adults.

My big three therapeutic focus areas include:

  • Self-Compassion: Do you find yourself giving grace, patience, understanding, and forgiveness to everyone around you but yourself? Do you find yourself struggling to accept your mistakes or being harsh with yourself? Self-compassion may help! I am passionate about helping you provide the same love, care, and compassion that you give to others, to your yourself. It may feel unfamiliar and maybe even a little awkward at first, but you are so worthy and deserving of that same kindness and care.
  • Identity-Based Traumatic Stress: Are you tired of being asked “What are you?” Do you find yourself constantly being othered or left out? Do you feel like you have to walk on eggshells or switch your personality around others? You may be experiencing identity-based traumatic stress. In our sessions, we can unpack how your identity has impacted your experiences both currently and in the past.
  • Life Transitions: Adjusting to change and leaving behind the familiar can be a scary process. Maybe you’re exploring a new career or questioning your identity? Maybe you’re approaching a major lifestyle change or going through a breakup? Whether positive or negative, major life transitions can really take a toll on your sense of stability and safety. In our sessions, we can work together to process this new “normal” for you. There is plenty of space for all emotions- including grief for what you are leaving behind and joy for what may come.

Accepting New Clients?: Yes, Briana is currently accepting new individual therapy and family therapy consults.

Telehealth/in-person: Briana is mainly providing telehealth services for clients physically located in North Carolina. However, Briana is also offering walk-and-talk therapy for clients who may benefit! Walk-and-talk therapy services can take place in Raleigh, NC and Cary, NC. Feel free to email Briana for more information!

Days/Times Available:

Monday: 12pm-7pm
Tuesday: 9am-7pm
Wednesday: 9am-5pm
Thursday: 9am-3pm
Friday: 9am-3pm
Saturday: 9am-11am

Specialty areas: therapy for depression, therapy for anxiety, therapy for trauma and PTSD, therapy for grief/loss, help with life transitions, stress management techniques, improving self-compassion, multicultural concerns, therapy and support for identity-based traumatic stress, and help with interpersonal difficulties.

Email: Briana@beboldpsychnc.com to schedule your free consult or request an appointment here

As a reminder, our therapy practice specializes in providing affirming therapy for transgender, non-binary, and gender-diverse clients as well as therapy for the broader queer+ community! Our queer-identified and LGBTQIA-allied clinicians offer individual therapy, family therapy, couples therapy, relationship therapy, and group therapy services for LGB+ and transgender, non-binary, and gender-diverse folx. To learn more about our LGBT-affirming services, send an email to info@beboldpsychnc.com 

 

 

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