Angela Henson Masters Level Graduate Student supervised by Jane Kong LPC-S
Angela holds an associate degree in Early Childhood Education from Baker College, a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Missouri State University, and is currently a graduate student at Walden University, working toward her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.
After working for over two decades in the fields of education, social services, and mental health, Angela decided to take the next step in her career path to dedicate her focus to helping others work towards mental health recovery. Her academic studies have been focused on the effects of trauma and grief on mental health. That, combined with previous professional experience in working with families with young children, families with foster and adoptive children, and individuals who have experienced trauma and/or grief, Angela is experienced working with a variety of individuals and groups from a wide range of ages, backgrounds, and experiences including those with addiction issues, anxiety, depression, ADHD, eating disorders, conduct disorders, PTSD, and more.
Angela utilizes a person-centered style of counseling, allowing those she works with to guide their individual treatment path. She uses a range of therapeutic techniques to facilitate the journey of healing resulting in personal empowerment and a better understanding of self. Angela strives to provide a safe environment for self-discovery and has worked with individuals from a wide range of cultural backgrounds including BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ populations.
Angela is a member of the American Counseling Association and Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Honor Society. She has also received specialized training in parenting education, trauma-informed care, mental health peer support, and whole health management techniques for mental health.