With a remarkable 14 years of dedicated experience in the counseling profession, Msichana McDole is a beacon of support for adults and families navigating the intricate terrain of life's changes, mental health challenges, and behavioral issues. She holds esteemed certifications as a Clinical Trauma Professional and a Certified Grief Counseling Specialist, further solidifying her expertise in her areas of specialization.
Msichana's counseling philosophy is rooted in providing a safe and non-judgmental space where clients are empowered to openly communicate their thoughts and emotions. She firmly believes that this environment is the crucible for healing and personal growth. In her practice, Msichana employs a range of evidence-based treatment modalities, including trauma-informed cognitive-behavioral therapy, person-centered therapy, and motivational interviewing.
As a licensed professional counselor, Msichana holds credentials in both the states of Georgia and Oklahoma. Her diverse career, spanning since 2007, has seen her practice counseling across a spectrum of settings, including community-based, private practice, partial hospitalization, acute hospital care, and residential programs. Msichana's educational journey encompasses a Bachelor of Science degree in biology education from the University of West Alabama and a Master of Science degree in counseling psychology from Southern Nazarene University.
A notable achievement in her career is the publication of her master's thesis, titled "Extended Family Support: Making a Difference in the Attachment Styles of Adult Children of Divorce," in the Journal of Scientific Psychology. Msichana takes immense pride in supporting individuals on their unique life journeys, guiding them to overcome obstacles, heal from trauma, and ultimately flourish into the best versions of themselves. Her dedication to fostering healing and growth serves as an unwavering testament to her profound commitment to the well-being of her clients.