About

I specialize in helping women and femme-identifying people in North Carolina struggling with societal, family, relationship, and workplace pressures feel they have the support they need through my practice, Alegría Counseling. I offer online therapy sessions from the comfort of your own space.

Like my clients, you might be tired of feeling like you have to prove yourself and give twice as much in relationships, friend groups, jobs, etc., The feeling of being "too much" here but "not enough" causes an internal spiral of inadequacy, confusion, guilt, and shame, leading to self-doubt and decisions that don't serve you. Maybe you’ve listened to self-help podcasts, followed inspirational people on social media, and downloaded mindfulness apps, hoping to find solutions, encouragement, and ways to cope. Gah! It's exhausting, and you think, "This can't be it, right?"

At Alegría Counseling, my goal is to hold space for you to work through the things holding you back from experiencing joy.

To be clear, this is not toxic positivity or a Pollyanna approach. Joy is an act of resistance. You don't need to code-switch or "perform" for me. Show up however you need to show up. The intention is healing, not perfection. You're strong, and carrying everything alone is too much.

Experiencing joy in the midst of everything else going on in the world is not out of your reach, and I'd love to help you get there. Ask about scheduling. I'm here.

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Paulina Mendez, LCSWA, LCASA Latina Therapist in North Carolina (828) 708-7333

Licenses
  • License
    LCSWA
  • License Number
    #P019444
  • State Issued
    NC
  • License
    LCASA
  • License Number
    LCAS-29123
  • State Issued
    NC
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Identities
  • Therapist Pronouns
    She/Her/Hers
  • Therapist Gender
    Cisgender
  • LGBTQ+ Identifiers
    Queer
  • Migration Background
    1.5 Generation Therapist
Cultural Identities
Practice Details
  • Therapist Languages
    Hablo Español
  • Services For
    Individuals
  • Client Age
    Adults
Session Rates

$130 for individual and first sessions; $180 for clinical assessment (second session)

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  • April 16, 2024 6:03 am local time

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