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Counseling Intern

Tamedra is currently completing her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2019 from East Carolina University. Prior to beginning her internship at Cornerstone Counseling and Wellness, Tamedra worked as a preschool coordinator and registered behavior technician. She is also pursuing completing graduate coursework in applied behavior analysis and hopes to continue her work in bettering the lives of children with autism and their families. 

Tamedra uses a systemic approach to therapy that focuses on not only the individual, but also their interaction patterns with others and their environment. She incorporates elements of various models such as Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Areas of interest for Tamedra include depression, anxiety, mood disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, PTSD, postpartum depression, and relational issues within families and couples.

Tamedra seeks to know and learn her clients. She believes that each individual is the expert on their experiences, and she seeks to guide them in identifying their strengths and resources. Tamedra hopes to collaborate with her clients in tailoring her approach to best fit their needs. She hopes to work with them in exploring their experiences and discovering solutions that are sustainable.

In her free time, Tamedra enjoys crafting, riding her motorcycle, cooking, and spending time with her dog, family, and friends.

Tamedra Edwards