Penny Gifford

LCPC licensed Clinic Professional Counselor (MT)

Licensed Professional Counselor (MT)

336 West Spruce Missoula, MT 59802 US

About Me

Your recovery begins here. I seek to help adolescents and adults in individual sessions to integrate new and healthy skills to gain self-empowerment and improve your life. Whether you struggle with substance abuse, mental health issues, or change of life issues the goal is to provide a supportive therapeutic environment to empower you to grow and make effective changes in your life. Creating a collaborative, non-judgmental and positive atmosphere is a crucial piece to your healing process and change.

Qualifications

Experience

I have extensive experience with the following conditions: anger management, anxiety & stress, co-dependency, co-occurring disorders, family discord, eating disorders, grief & loss, life purpose & transition, mood disorders, substance use disorders, obsessive compulsive disorders, post- traumatic stress disorders.


I employ treatment through integrative counseling by drawing on behavioral therapies, psychodynamic therapy & humanistic therapies to help you learn, grow and heal by guiding you through an individualized process by selecting the approach which best meets your needs.

Education

Penny Gifford is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Colorado and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Montana and a Licensed Addiction Counselor in the state of Montana who offers counseling for behavioral health issues. Penny Gifford treats a broad range of clients of varying cultural backgrounds. She treats adolescents, adults and elderly individuals.

 

Counselor Name:   Penny Gifford

Title:             Counselor

Degrees Held:    BA in Psychology; MS in Rehabilitation Counseling

Universities:      Montana State University-Billings

Licenses:         LPC #5992 Colorado; LCPC #4727 Montana; LAC #3431 Montana

 

Specialties

  • Mood Disorders