Vanessa Talley (she/her/hers)

Accepting Clients

I believe in the process of collaborative work towards healing. I use a compassionate, strengths based and nonjudgmental approach.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Durham, NC

  • Individual
  • Group

About My Clients

My clients are determined to reach their personal life and mental health goals. I meet them where they are and help them navigate through their unique life challenges . My clients are the experts of their lives. I am honored to act as a guide to a healthier, happier and more manageable life.

My Background and Approach

I'm humbled by the work that I do as a Therapist. I take this honor of working with my adult and older adult clients seriously. As an EMDR Trained Therapist, and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP-II), I utilize , EMDR Therapy, CBT and Somatic-Based Interventions while working with those diagnosed with Mood Disorders, Chronic Illness, PTSD, C-PTSD, and/or other Trauma related disorders. As a Trained End of Life Doula, I also provide therapeutic supports such as Grief counseling, for those coping with grief due to the loss of a loved one, a chronic and/or terminal illness, in need of and/or receiving Palliative Care and/or End of Life care.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

I believe in the power of resiliency. It is in each and every human being. Therapy can be a great way to process through life's challenges and mental health symptoms. With psychotherapy, I help clients to find their inner-strength and motivation, allowing them to succeed while working together as a team.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Oscar
  • Optum
  • United Behavioral Health (UBH)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • Carolina Behavioral Health Alliance (CBHA)
I offer online counseling in the following states:
I have experience with the following
  • Atheism
  • Buddhism
  • Christianity
  • Islam
  • Jehovah's Witnesses
  • Judaism
  • Taoism
  • Wicca/Paganism
  • Interfaith
  • Multifaith

At A Glance

  • Experience: 8 years of practice
  • Rate: $120 - 170/session


9197979075 Email Vanessa
Mindful Life Connections, PLLC
3307 Watkins RD Suite 227
Durham, NC 27707

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