Master Level Intern
Hello! My name is Stacey Castiglia, and I would be grateful for the opportunity to support you on your mental health journey as your counselor. As a student intern working toward earning my Master of Education in clinical mental health counseling from North Carolina State University, I will be providing therapy under the clinical supervision of Robin Forgione, M.Ed, LCMHCS, NCC. I hold a Bachelor’s degree in English from Fairleigh Dickinson University, and have a background in marketing and public relations. After relocating to the Raleigh area from Connecticut 3 years ago, I was given the opportunity to pursue my true calling in life – clinical mental health counseling – through the NC State counselor education program.
I am excited to work with adults of all ages who may be struggling with anxiety, depression, life transitions, grief, and issues related to self-image, identity, and relationships. I use a combination of cognitive behavioral, solution-focused, and mindfulness therapies to help individuals uncover their strengths and discover new ways of thinking that work best for them. My focus is on empowering clients to see themselves as experts in their own lives and guiding them to their own solutions. In taking a holistic view, I help clients see how physical, emotional, social, and spiritual factors affect overall wellness toward gaining a deeper understanding of themselves. I also help clients recognize and change negative thought patterns to develop healthier ways of thinking and behaving, while incorporating mindfulness techniques that foster awareness and relaxation. My goal is to provide a safe and open environment where clients feel acknowledged, encouraged, empowered, and hopeful.
I am offering low-cost/no-cost and pay what you can services starting January 2021. Please inquire for more details.