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Aneesa Anderson, M.S., NCC

Social Justice and Inclusion Counselor
Pronouns: she/her/hers

I believe a good counselor is one that can meet their client where they are while providing empathy, genuineness, and a safe space to share their story. My approach to counseling is one that is relational, collaborative, and not only understands but emphasizes how diverse each person is. I work from a relational, cultural, feminist, and existential approach. Together we will help you shift from managing to thriving academically, socially, and emotionally. I am passionate about serving individuals within systemically oppressed groups and first gen folx.

My belief is that you already have tools and a toolbox to achieve your goals; I am just here to sharpen and repurpose the ones you have and hopefully add some new ones. I look forward to providing you with an inclusive and safe space as you navigate this current chapter in life and prepare for all that is to come!

Aneesa obtained her Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lipscomb University and is currently working on her doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision via The University of Texas at San Antonio. She has experience working in the mental health field in various settings such as community mental health, treatment hospital, private practice, integrated behavioral health, crisis, and trauma. Her experience includes individual, couples, and group therapy, crisis response and assessment, research, and teaching.

Aneesa’s self-care activities include hiking, being a foodie, traveling, playing with her dog Biggie Paws, and spending time with family and friends.