Dimica Lawrence, MSW, LCSW
Dimica is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been working with adults, couples, and families for several years. After earning a bachelor’s degree in social work from East Carolina University in 2017, she went on to complete her master’s of social work at North Carolina State University by way of their Advanced Standing Program.
Dimica has worked with clients facing a variety of issues including, family, and relational challenges, anger management, emotional disturbances, communication patterns, anxiety, depression, and trauma. Dimica is aligned with the LGBTQIA community and strives to remain informed and socially conscious. She has provided therapeutic services in homes, schools, correctional facilities, homeless shelters, and other outpatient settings. Through her experiences, Dimica has cultivated a flexible approach; meeting clients where they are in their process, therefore, allowing them to lead their journey of mental and emotional wellness.
Over the years, a bulk of Dimica’s professional experience has been dedicated to working with individuals and their loved ones. She is well-versed in providing family and co-joint therapy sessions. Thus, helping clients better understand communication and interactional patterns between them and those they are connected to. She has taken a professional interest in Gestalt and Emotionally Focused Therapy modalities increasing her capacity to help individuals manage their reality and cultivate honest connections.
She believes that the therapeutic relationship is a collaborative effort, knowing that clients are the experts of their own lives and relationships. Through the provision of psycho-education and incorporating appropriate evidence-based practices, she strives to help clients increase their self-awareness, emotional intelligence, and interpersonal effectiveness. Emphasizing motivational interviewing and a strengths-based approach, Dimica supports her clients in understanding their own power within their lives.