EMDR Certified Therapist
Living Better Counseling opened it's doors in South Florida in 2012. Beginning September 2019 LBC has relocated to Cary, North Carolina. Living Better Counseling is run by Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Carolina Robbins. Carolina is also certified in perinatal mental health. Carolina has a dynamic personality that immediately engages the client. She continues the engagement of the client through face to face sessions, texts, personal phone calls, homework assignments, emails and social media networks. Carolina has the upmost dedication to each client with personalized treatment planning and attention.
Carolina Robbins, LCSW earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Florida State University. Not fully satisfied with working with individuals in an educational setting, she returned to graduate school and earned a Masters in Social Work from Florida Atlantic University. Following her two-year post graduate degree, Carolina completed state requirements and became a licensed psychotherapist through the state of Florida and North Carolina. She also completed one year of a doctoral program researching maternal anxiety and subjective well-being. Through the Postpartum Support International Carolina obtained special training by completing the certificate program in perinatal mental health in 2020 earning her PMH-C. In 2021, she began to pursue certification in EMDR. After several months of trainings, clinical practice hours and consultation she became an EMDR Certified Therapist in 2022.
In 2021, she and two other co-founders created a Perinatal Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), Anchor Perinatal Wellness in Raleigh, North Carolina. APW was created due to lack of programs available serving pregnant and postpartum birth givers. There are only 25 programs in the country that specialize in perinatal moods and anxiety disorders. For more information visit www.anchorperinatal.com
Carolina offers experience working with women, adults and families. Through her experiences she has held positions with in local social service programs, inpatient treatment centers, hospital settings, and outpatient programs. Her professional experience has helped individuals and/or families affected by mental illness and/or substance abuse issues. During her professional career Carolina has treated issues such as anxiety, depression, mood disorders, personality disorders, substance abuse disorders and specializes in perinatal mental health. She draws from many evidenced-based treatment modalities to effectively address issues that bring someone into therapeutic services. Explore the treatment methods tab on website menu to learn about specific evidenced-based treatment modalities. Carolina also fluently speaks Spanish.
Carolina was born and raised in South Florida. She relocated to triangle area in 2018. She lives locally with her husband and two children. Carolina enjoys spending quality time with family and friends, being outdoors, cooking, and reading.