I’m Ketra Young-Ariyo and I'm here to guide you through life’s most complex and difficult matters. I truly care about my patients’ well-being and guarantee top of the line counseling services catered to their needs. I have provided a number of specialized therapeutic services to those dealing with challenging life experiences.
Lotus Blossom Counseling was created because I felt there was a need in the community for more options for cost efficient and culturally competent therapy.
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). I have a part time private practice, conveniently located in Plano, Texas. Allow me to create a safe space for you to process your thoughts and emotions. I guarantee an individualized counseling experience, catered to your specific needs.
I incorporate Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and Faith based counseling.
*I do not discriminate against any religion and respect each client's religious beliefs. I am able to incorporate faith based principles into your counseling process at your request and this can be established during your intake consultation.
Since 2007, I have provided a number of specialized therapeutic services to those dealing with challenging life experiences such as depression, anxiety, infidelity, marital conflict, infertility, self-esteem issues and co-dependency. I also work with individuals from the African diaspora acclimating to life in the United States.
I gained experience working in mental health at CenterPointe Hospital in St. Charles, Missouri as a therapist, as well as Medical City Green Oaks Psychiatric hospital in Dallas as the supervisor of the admissions department and an emergency room crisis interventionist.
I obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Southern Illinois University- Edwardsville and a Master of Arts in Professional Mental Health Counseling from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri.