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Counseling Student Interns

Counseling Student Intern at
Liberty University
Counseling Student Intern at
University of the Cumberlands
Counseling Student Intern at
Liberty University
Victoria is currently working as a counseling intern, while completing her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision at Liberty University. In 2016, Victoria graduated from Liberty University with Master of Arts Degree in Human Services Counseling: Crisis Response and Trauma, before returning to complete the requirements for a Master of Arts Degree in Professional Counseling. She also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from King University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology/Chemistry from Emory & Henry. She is a student member of the Rho Eta Chapter of the Chi Sigma Iota honor society and the American Association of Christian Counselors. 
 
Victoria has a passion for crisis intervention and has worked in the surrounding area as a victim’s advocate and a crisis interventionalist. She has several years of experience working with individuals who are experiencing unforeseen life events. These issues commonly include poverty, homelessness, addictions, abuse/domestic violence and general life-setbacks. She believes that everyone deserves the chance to find a type of counseling that empowers them to find a positive path forward. Victoria offers a flexible and eclectic counseling approach that is based on the various models of: cognitive-behavioral therapy, narrative therapy, solution-focused therapy, and structural family therapy. Her focus remains on providing a service that is tailored to the specific needs of each individual. Victoria especially enjoys working with teens and adults. She believes that the goal of therapy is to empower each person to embark on the journey towards the quality of life, functionality, and fulfillment that they seek.
Joshua is in the last stages of completing a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of the Cumberlands and comes to the field of counseling with extensive experience as a family law paralegal.  He graduated from King University with Bachelor’s in Business Administration.  In addition to being a member of Chi Sigma Iota, the counseling academic and professional honors society, he is pursuing additional training from the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy and The Couples Institute.   

Joshua is seeking older adolescent and adult clients who want to use the counseling relationship as a catalyst for meeting their mental health and wellness goals such as addressing depression, anxiety, relationship concerns, and other areas of living where we tend to get stuck.  Through a compassionate, humble, and practical approach in counseling, it is Joshua’s aim to honor every client’s investment of themselves, their time, and their resources with outcomes that lead to hope, healing, and a renewed desire for living chosen values and goals.

Lorie Layman is a Counseling Intern through Liberty University, completing her Master’s of Art in Marriage and Family Therapy. Lorie graduated from Tennessee Technological University in 2009 with her Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary Education, which provides her with a foundation of knowledge concerning learning and child development, beyond her current area of study with families and marriages. She plans to pursue training in both Play Therapy and EMDR.
 
Lorie believes everyone has a story to share and seeks to provide a safe place for her clients to process and understand their stories. She is also passionate about seeing marriages succeed and thrive. Using a varied and eclectic approach, Lorie utilizes such techniques as cognitive-behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, and family systems therapy.