We are both sad and proud to announce that a change in Brooke’s full-time job status & responsibilities no longer permits her to see clients at Dawning Phoenix. We hope she can return to part-time private practice with us again soon! We wish her much success and are confident she will positively contribute in her new position!
Brooke Williams-Turk is a licensed professional counselor who has been with Dawning Phoenix since her internship in 2014. Brooke holds a Master’s of Science degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology from Brenau University and earned her undergraduate degree in psychology from University of North Georgia. She joined Dawning Phoenix as an intern and remained with the practice through late 2019.
Brooke’s approach in therapy is to help clients design needed structure in their lives, assist them in learning skills for maintaining positive change, and facilitate a path to self-discovery and personal growth. Her theoretical orientation is from a systems perspective, with additional skills and strengths in cognitive behavioral therapy. Brooke specializes in cognitive processing, memory, and behavioral change. She sees adolescents 13 and up, as well as individual adults, couples and families. Ms. Williams-Turk’s specialties at Dawning Phoenix included cognitive behavioral change, adolescent motivation and success, and a growing specialty in couples counseling. She worked with clients struggling with anxiety, as well as individuals seeking insight for personal growth, and with those recovering from substance abuse or past trauma.
Brooke is particularly helpful in applying strategies of cognitive-behavioral therapy for clients desiring consistently maintained improvement in the structure of their lives. She excels in assisting clients with their participation in the activities needed during therapy to reach their personal goals. Brooke’s specialties in couples’ theory include premarital therapy, co-parenting for partners who share children but may or may not co-habitate, and frequently sees couples who have been married 10 years or less and/or under age 40. She conducts family therapy from a systems perspective, to help families support all members in a meaningful manner. Brooke is a strong child advocate and can be a voice for children’s needs in the couples and family therapeutic models.
Ms. Williams-Turk has a background in assisting group therapy with parents and children experiencing difficulties with behavioral, emotional, and attention problems. She has worked in substance abuse, domestic violence, and anger management programming for individuals court-ordered to counseling. Her passions are family, horseback riding, volunteering in hippotherapy, horsemanship, and music.
Brooke M. Williams-Turk is a licensed professional counselor (L.P.C.). Ms. Williams-Turk offers counseling at lower-than-average fees to provide accessible services to clients in need. She sees individual adults & adolescents, as well as couples and families. Brooke’s approach in therapy is to help clients design needed structure in their lives, assist them in learning skills for maintaining positive change, and facilitate a path to self-discovery and personal growth.