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I’m LaKetra Young-Ariyo (Ketra), and I founded Lotus Blossom Counseling, PLLC to provide mental health counseling services that are more accessible and cost-efficient. I provide culturally competent therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, I am EMDR trained , and offer faith-based counseling to clients 18 years and older. With my help, you can find the inner strength and resilience to overcome obstacles and achieve a healthier, happier life.

​​ At Lotus Blossom Counseling, PLLC, I know the importance of finding the right therapist to fit your needs. I am a licensed professional counselor, and I have a wide range of experience in the mental health field. I have worked in CenterPointe Hospital in Missouri as a therapist, Medical City Green Oaks hospital in Dallas as an intake supervisor and emergency room crisis interventionist, and have a bachelor’s in psychology from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville and a Masters in Professional Mental Health Counseling from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri. I am dedicated to providing a safe and confidential space for individuals on their mental health journey.

My approach to therapy is integrative, holistic, and tailored to each individual’s needs. I strive to create a safe and comfortable therapeutic environment where my clients can begin to explore and address their goals. I believe that we all have the capacity to heal and grow. I look forward to being a part of your journey to wellness.

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