Monretta Vega, LPC
Monretta Vega, LPC has been working in the counseling field since August 2008. She has worked with adolescents and adults dealing with serious mental illness and substance abuse. Ms. Vega also has experience in the prevention of suicide and substance abuse. Her passion for counseling leads her to help clients reach their life goals. With her clients she helps them develop insights for being satisfied with the life they live, knowing that each day is a new day for happiness and success. Ms. Vega graduated from Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University and has a Masters in Counseling.
Areas of specialization and interests: ADHD, Adolescent/Young Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Coping Skills, Depression, Grief/Loss Issues, Communication Skills, Individual and Personal Growth, PTSD, Relationship Issues, Suicide Prevention, Substance Abuse/Dependence, and Self-Esteem Issues
“Hi everyone!How are you?When our sessions begin, we usually start with a “mood check.” Although there are clinical scales and inventories that can be used to assess someone’s mood, I prefer to simply ask, “How are you?” I might follow up with something like “Tell me about your mood today.” This morning, while I was getting […]