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Essential Health

Counseling & Psychotherapy

240 Highway 105 Ext., Suite 201 A
Boone NC 28607
A safe and caring place for management of emotional, behavioral, and relational issues. 

Essential health in life and relationships is worth the effort.

Your journey of healing starts now, where you are...

    I value each person, couple, and family and provide care that is professional, non-judgmental, and compassionate. I find it a privilege to assist people who want to create a better life, overcome pain, manage challenges, and unlock their potential to live with joy and peace.

    I have a strong clinical training and more than 30 years of experience working with patients of all ages and cultural and personal backgrounds. I provide treatment for a wide range of personal challenges and relationship difficulties using and integrating evidence-based therapy methods for the best individualized fit.

    In my work with patients, I strive to integrate the treatment into a whole-person-life approach that may include the thinking, emotions, behavior, lifestyle, health, family, relationships, work or school, even the home environment. I help patients to create for themselves a unified, simpler, balanced, more empowered, and more rewarding life.

My expertise areas are:

  • Mood & Anxiety Disorders

  • Addiction & Co-occuring Disorders

  • Gambling & Behavioral Addictions

  • ADHD

  • Borderline Personality

  • OCD

  • Couple & Relational Problems

  • Parenting Difficulties

  • Chronic Illness/Pain

  • Tobacco Cessation

  • Disability, Aging Challenges

  • Life Transitions, Stress

  • LGBT & Gender Issues

  • Trauma, PTSD

  • Grief & Loss

The methods I use:

  • Humanistic & Person-Centered Approach

  • Cognitive - Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

  • Family Therapy

  • Recovery Motivation & Maintenance

  • Gestalt Therapy

  • Schema Therapy

  • Interpersonal Therapy

  • Experiential, Art, & Play Therapies

  • Mindfulness

Lucyna M. Sonek, MPsych, MA
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS)

Confidentiality is of utmost importance. I take every step possible to ensure clients’ right to privacy.

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