Mecca W. Moore, MS, LCMHC-A, NCC
Mecca W. Moore, a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate, (LCMHCA) and National Certified Counselor (NCC), earned a Master of Science in Counselor Education from East Carolina University. Mecca has over 6 years of practice and has served three years as a school counselor at the Middle School and High School levels. In addition to her clinical practice at Healing Selves Therapeutics, PLLC, she currently serves as a counselor at Pitt Community College. As a practicing mental health counseling professional Mecca is committed to providing support for personal counseling needs. Mecca aims to provide a safe space for clients to set goals towards and practice implementing healthy coping mechanisms for mental health concerns not limited to combating anxiety, depression, identity crisis, homelessness, grief, couples, and family dilemmas.
Mecca uses counseling practices that are holistic in nature and include theories that are humanistic, and client/person centered. She also has special training as a victims advocate for victims of domestic violence and suicide prevention and awareness. Mecca practices trauma informed care and holds professional certification in Trauma & Resilience. She regularly encourages and implements Mindfulness Meditation practices that aid in alleviating stress and anxiety. She is dedicated to research efforts that include multicultural awareness, spirituality and counseling practices, behavior-based approach to counseling, and group dynamics.
Her accomplishments include being nominated for the PCC Women of Substance Award (2017), receiving Alumni Recognition Award (2019), contributions to published research journal article entitled An International Learning Experience Looking at Multicultural Competence Development through the Lens of Relational-Cultural Theory, (The Journal of Counseling Practice, Volume 8, Issue 1) that focuses on multicuralism and development. Oher recognition includes being a recipient of the Beginning Counselor Award (2020), for the North Carolina Counseling Association, and currently serving as NCCA Conference Chair. For leisure Mecca enjoys spending time with family, traveling, and exploring nature, and volunteering.