Rashada Smith, LPC, NCC

Location(s): Jacksonville 

Rashada joined the Garrett Counseling team in 2022, but she has been working in the mental health field for over 10 years! She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (#4361). She has a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of Alabama and a Master of Agency and Community Counseling from The University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Rashada enjoys working with clients who are facing anxiety and depression. She uses Person-Centered Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Rashada says, “This shows up by allowing the client to guide their own therapy sessions without judgement and allows them to develop coping skills to change their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors.”

Highlights -
ADHD-Certified Clinical Services Provider
Rashada practices wellness by exercising, drinking water, practicing clean eating, and spending time with her loved ones. She has a 6 Lb, 12 year old chihuahua named Ginger Snaps who is super cute and very feisty! A few interesting facts to help you get to know Rashada better: Her favorite books include the Bible, the Harry Potter book series by J.K. Rowling, and "Feeling Good" by David D. Burns. She finds a special connection with Luna Lovegood from the Harry Potter series because Luna is compassionate, weird, and comes through at the most unexpected times.