Edie Patterson Brown, M.Ed., LP-LMHC

Edith Patterson Brown, M.Ed., LMHC

1. One of my favorite childhood memories is . . .

Swimming in the lake with family and friends.

2. I love being a mental health counselor because . . .

Authentically connecting with people is my greatest joy. I love hearing stories and seeing people find tangible ways to love themselves and others as they truly desire.

3. A life lesson I’ve learned from my clients is . . .

Love heals.

4. Three words that describe my counseling style are . . .

Connected, joyful, discovery.

5. When I’m not in counseling sessions, you’ll find me . . .

Hopefully, in, on or by water.

6. Three people who inspire me are . . .

My three children.

7. A quote that I live by is .  . .

“I would love to live like a river carried by the surprise of its own unfolding”- John O’Donohue

8. One thing guaranteed to push me out of my comfort zone is . . .

Public speaking.

9. My best self-care technique is . . .

Yoga/Swimming

10. This is how I found counseling and how counseling found me . . .

I love art and people. In high school, a beloved family friend posed the idea of pursuing art therapy. That was what led my college majors and continued to thread throughout my life.

11. One thing I could not live without is . . .

Quality time with loved ones.

12. If I were to tell a friend about mental health counseling, I would say . . .

It can be really fun.

13. The approaches I draw from in my counseling practice are . . .

Internal Family Therapy, The Gottman Method of couples therapy, Rogerian, DBT, CBT.

14. Clients that challenge me the most have this in common . . .

Quietness.