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Coaching and Consultations

with Randy Withers, LCMHC

Do You Need Guidance?

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If you need coaching, be sure to make use of this low-cost and highly-effective service offered exclusively through Blunt Therapy. You can have your questions answered in an email, which is effective for most people. Or, if your situation is a bit more involved, you can take advantage of a brief and solution-focused session. Read on to learn more.

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About Your Coach

Randy Withers, LCMHC is the managing editor of Blunt Therapy, a blog about Mental Health.
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My name is Randy Withers.

I am a Board-Certified Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Clinical Addictions Specialist in North Carolina. I specialize in the treatment of co-occurring disorders. Most days, you’ll find me working at a psychiatric hospital where I oversee substance abuse counseling services.

I also see clients at a private practice, where I tend to focus on relationship issues, depression, anxiety, and stress. I mostly work with adults, including members of the LGBTQ+ community.

I’m also a former teacher, college counselor, and Academic Dean. For the past two years, I’ve served as the Managing Editor for Blunt Therapy.

I’ve spent the past 20 years helping people achieve goals. Along the way, I’ve developed a unique perspective on the nature of change that informs everything I do as a therapist, educator, and writer. In late 2018, I started Blunt Therapy with the goal of making it the best blog about mental health on the internet.

If you’d like to see me resume, go here.

How I Can Help

As a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC), Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS), and former educator, I have over 20 years of professional experience. My areas of expertise include the following:

  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Relationship Issues
  • Parenting Issues
  • Setting Goals
  • Stress Management
  • Navigating Life Events

Coaching services are designed to be brief, educational, and solution-focused. We can have one exchange, or several. It’s entirely up to you.

Why Do A Coaching Session?

Here are a few of the benefits:

  • Identify and develop goals
  • Values Clarification
  • Clarity on a relationship issue;
  • feedback on a stressful life situation;
  • actionable parenting advice;
  • education about a mental illness or personality disorder.
  • Support and accountability.
  • Your satisfaction is guaranteed.

Please Note: I do not offer psychotherapy or provide a diagnosis. Thank you for understanding. 

Common Questions

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Family and Life Issues

  • How can I set boundaries with my in-laws?
  • What do my children need to be mentally strong?
  • How can I help a loved one struggling with drug or alcohol addiction?

Mental Health and Self-Care

  • How can I make self-care a priority?
  • What are some ways to manage my depression?
  • What are some ways to take care of my mental health?
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  • How can my partner and I communicate better?
  • How can I end things without hurting him?
  • What is the best way to resolve conflict?

What Coaching is Not:

  • A therapy session;
  • A forum to obtain a diagnosis;
  • A place to revisit trauma;
  • A resource if you are in physical, social, or psychological crisis;
  • An opportunity to report or escape abuse;
  • Appropriate if you are suicidal.

If you are in the market for online counseling services, I highly recommend TalkSpace. You can get an amazing discount today with that link.

Email, Video, and Phone Options

Choose one of the following four (4) options that best applies to you and your budget

First Option: 2 Email Exchanges between you and Randy        ($30.00)

This is an excellent option if you have a basic question about a relationship, family, substance use, or mental health condition or situation.

  • You will receive 2 thorough email responses with solid feedback and an action steps for you to follow.

Second Option: 4 Email Exchanges between you and Randy     ($40.00)

For more involved situations that will requite additional information and clarification.

  • You will receive 4 emails with in-depth feedback, professional insights, and action steps for you to follow.

Third Option: 40 minute Video Chat Session via Skype     ($80.00)

  • Face-to-face video session (or audio only if your prefer) to really get down to the nitty-gritty of your problem. You will have a back and forth conversation with Randy and finish your session with a better understanding of what’s going on and how to address it.

Fourth Option: 60 minute Video Chat Session via Skype ($120.00)

  • All the time you will need for a thorough assessment and analysis of your situation. You will have plenty of time for questions, receive thorough feedback, and leave with an action-plan that you can start to implement immediately.
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Next Steps

To request either an Email or Video Chat Session, please fill out this Coaching Request Form so that I can determine if the service is right for you and if he can help. I will email you back in 48 hours with instructions on how to submit your payment and to set up a mutually agreed upon time (if a Video Chat Session is warranted).

Payments will be made via PayPal or Venmo and are due before the service is rendered. I apologize for the inconvenience, but the service is non-refundable.

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Need Help?

Coaching Request Form

If you are interested in an email or Video Chat Session with Randy, please complete the following form.  You will receive a response within 48 business hours.  Please be advised of the following:

Neither Video nor Email are secure forms of communication. Please do not disclose sensitive personal information as we cannot guarantee your privacy.

You must check that you have read and agreed to the “Terms and Conditions.

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