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Master of Sciences in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate

Harper is currently not accepting new clients

Harper is a Nationally Certified Counselor and a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in the State of North Carolina. She is a graduate of East Carolina's Counselor Education Master’s program with a specialization in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Prior to that, she graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor's in Psychology. Through her undergraduate coursework, Harper served as a childcare volunteer at a domestic violence shelter, as well as, interning at a substance use facility for homeless women in Raleigh. Through these experiences, she gained practical, hands-on experience with a variety of populations and life experiences. 

 

Harper served on staff with Cornerstone through her practicum and internship where she experienced increased areas of interest through her work with children, adolescents, teens and adults experiencing a variety of concerns such as: trauma and PTSD, anxiety, domestic violence and depression. She is interested in crisis intervention and community outreach for those suffering from abuse. 

 

Harper is trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and implements it with clients experiencing a variety of concerns, from PTSD to self-esteem. She enjoys the flexibility EMDR allows between children and adult clients and believes all clients may be a good fit for this treatment modality if interested.

 

Harper believes that the most important part of counseling and growth as an individual is the therapeutic relationship. She seeks to come alongside her clients and work to support them in the ways they need it most. 

 

Harper lives in Wake Forest and is excited to see clients at our Wake Forest location. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, traveling, listening to podcasts and doing yoga.

Nationally Certified Counselor

Harper O'Neill