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Dayciaa C. Smith
Licensed Professional Counselor, EdD, LPC, NCC
Photo of Dayciaa C. Smith, EdD, LPC, NCC, Licensed Professional Counselor

Dayciaa C. Smith

Licensed Professional Counselor, EdD, LPC, NCC

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
2 Endorsed
Cordova, TN 38018
Let's Connect (901) 617-3139
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Happy Hello! I counsel children and adolescents, from ages 6-18, on academic and behavioral matters including, but not limited to, the following: Goal-Setting, Study Skills, Test-Taking Strategies, Organization/Time Management, Non-Violent Conflict Resolution, Respect/Responsibility, Decision-Making, New School Transitions, Self-Esteem Issues, Grief/Bereavement, Stress Management, Anger Management, and College/Career Awareness, Exploration and Planning. I also work with adults of all ages and life stages on a range of issues, including anxiety and depression, eating disorders and PTSD.
I specialize in working with students identified or diagnosed with emotional, psychological and neurological conditions which affect or impact home and school interactions. Such conditions may be ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Autism, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, etc. I use solution-focused brief therapy with adults.
I am delighted to share my professional background. I have twenty years of school counseling experience with elementary, middle, and high school students, ten years of experience working with adults of all ages and life stages, and five years of virtual/remote mental health services. I specialize in person-centered therapy and trauma-informed.
Call or Dayciaa C. Smith now for a free 15 minute consultation - (901) 617-3139

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

The A.A.C.E. Counseling Agency

Cordova, TN 38018

(901) 617-3139
I specialize in Child, Behavioral Issues and School Issues 
I accept insurance 
I see individuals, families and groups  
Let's Connect (901) 617-3139
Photo of Dayciaa C. Smith, EdD, LPC, NCC, Licensed Professional Counselor

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

The A.A.C.E. Counseling Agency

Cordova, TN 38018

(901) 617-3139
I specialize in Child, Behavioral Issues and School Issues 
I accept insurance 
I see individuals, families and groups  

Finances

Fees

  • Pay by American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Care Network
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • Medicaid
  • TennCare
  • TRICARE
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
"
I bill for counseling sessions directly through insurance companies based on the client's information provided.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (901) 617-3139
Photo of Dayciaa C. Smith, EdD, LPC, NCC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Dayciaa C. Smith
Licensed Professional Counselor, EdD, LPC, NCC
"
I bill for counseling sessions directly through insurance companies based on the client's information provided.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (901) 617-3139
Photo of Dayciaa C. Smith, EdD, LPC, NCC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Dayciaa C. Smith
Licensed Professional Counselor, EdD, LPC, NCC

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by State of Tennessee / 4169 Dayciaa C. Smith
  • In Practice for 6 Years
  • Certificate from Tennessee Department of Education 000181629 / 2005
  • Certificate from National Board of Certified Counselors 85514 / 2003
  • Attended Union University, Graduated 2006
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (901) 617-3139
Photo of Dayciaa C. Smith, EdD, LPC, NCC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Dayciaa C. Smith
Licensed Professional Counselor, EdD, LPC, NCC
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (901) 617-3139
Photo of Dayciaa C. Smith, EdD, LPC, NCC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Dayciaa C. Smith
Licensed Professional Counselor, EdD, LPC, NCC

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Child
  • Behavioral Issues
  • School Issues

Expertise

  • Academic Underachievement
  • Addiction
  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Career Counseling
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Drug Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Foster Care Challenges
  • Grief
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Video Game Addiction
"
I will offer a pleasant and welcoming environment with a safe and supportive atmosphere. I will utilize a person-centered approach, and a client-directed, solution-focused, goal-oriented outcome. I am excited and delighted to partner with you and help you achieve the optimal results to live your best quality life.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (901) 617-3139
Photo of Dayciaa C. Smith, EdD, LPC, NCC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Dayciaa C. Smith
Licensed Professional Counselor, EdD, LPC, NCC
"
I will offer a pleasant and welcoming environment with a safe and supportive atmosphere. I will utilize a person-centered approach, and a client-directed, solution-focused, goal-oriented outcome. I am excited and delighted to partner with you and help you achieve the optimal results to live your best quality life.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (901) 617-3139
Photo of Dayciaa C. Smith, EdD, LPC, NCC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Dayciaa C. Smith
Licensed Professional Counselor, EdD, LPC, NCC

2 Endorsements

Logan Klein
Logan Klein
Pre-Licensed Professional
Dayciaa's experience and ability allows her to truly tailor the therapeutic process to the needs of the client in a supportive and validating way. She is able to connect with children and adolescents in a genuine way that sets the foundation for change.
Chelsi Dawn Williamson
Chelsi Dawn Williamson
Clinical Social Work/TherapistLMSWCYT-200
Dayciaa's commitment to continuing education and staying up-to-date on the latest research in mental health speaks to her dedication to providing the best care possible. I highly recommend Dayciaa to anyone seeking therapy services.

Client Focus

Age

Children (6 to 10)
Preteen
Teen
Adults

Participants

Individuals
Family
Group

I also speak

Spanish

Religion

Christian

Age

Children (6 to 10)
Preteen
Teen
Adults

Participants

Individuals
Family
Group

I also speak

Spanish

Religion

Christian

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Adlerian
  • Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Art Therapy
  • Christian Counseling
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Jungian
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
  • Reality Therapy
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Transactional Analysis
  • Trauma Focused
"
I often employ Motivational Interviewing techniques to help determine your therapy goals. I frequently utilize CBT and DBT approaches throughout the therapeutic process because they are very versatile modalities. Additionally, I will occasionally incorporate strengths-based coaching and narrative therapy, particularly related to trauma-focused situations.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (901) 617-3139
Photo of Dayciaa C. Smith, EdD, LPC, NCC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Dayciaa C. Smith
Licensed Professional Counselor, EdD, LPC, NCC
"
I often employ Motivational Interviewing techniques to help determine your therapy goals. I frequently utilize CBT and DBT approaches throughout the therapeutic process because they are very versatile modalities. Additionally, I will occasionally incorporate strengths-based coaching and narrative therapy, particularly related to trauma-focused situations.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (901) 617-3139
Photo of Dayciaa C. Smith, EdD, LPC, NCC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Dayciaa C. Smith
Licensed Professional Counselor, EdD, LPC, NCC

Groups

Location

Primary Location

The A.A.C.E. Counseling Agency

Cordova, TN 38018

(901) 617-3139
Call for a free consultation now - (901) 617-3139
Photo of Dayciaa C. Smith, EdD, LPC, NCC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Dayciaa C. Smith
Licensed Professional Counselor, EdD, LPC, NCC
Call for a free consultation now - (901) 617-3139
Photo of Dayciaa C. Smith, EdD, LPC, NCC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Dayciaa C. Smith
Licensed Professional Counselor, EdD, LPC, NCC