Marcy Arnold, LCSW, LISW-CP, LCAS
- United Healthcare/Optum
- VA Community Care
A “Superbill” will be provided for any Out of Network insurance plans so you can submit a claim for reimbursement.
Marcy sees adults ages 18+ and is Telehealth only
I founded Renewed Wellness Counseling in 2020 to make therapy more accessible, especially for those who have difficulty getting to traditional appointments. After struggling with my own health challenges, working full time, and being a parent, I understand getting to appointments can be challenging and it’s important to me to remove that barrier for others.
Everyone has a different path that leads them to therapy, but
my goal for our work together remains the same…for you to feel safe, heard, understood, and feel confident in your ability to make positive changes.
We all have an inner voice and inner strength that gets dampened when life seems stressful, sad, or unreasonable. I want to help you regain the ability to hear that inner voice and witness your inner strength. In fact, this inspired the name RENEWED Wellness for the practice, as the hope is that you come away from therapy with a renewed and positive belief in yourself, your strengths and values, and your goals.
“Just because no one else can heal or do your inner work for you, doesn’t mean you can, should, or need to do it alone.” — Lisa Olivera
I understand that feeling alone is painful, and invisible physical or emotional symptoms often perpetuate this loneliness. I specialize in helping people cope with invisible stressors, like chronic illness, substance use, mood and anxiety issues, self-esteem, major life changes, military & dependent challenges, and college and career transitions.
I work with you to strengthen your hope, self-identity, and self-compassion.
As a military spouse, I’ve had the opportunity to move around the country and work with a variety of people. These experiences range from residential substance use programs, middle and high schools, military installations, and outpatient mental health settings. Each has been pivotal in shaping me into the therapist I am today.
In addition to these experiences, my own battle with chronic illness has led me to further pursue education and training around how illness and pain impact mood and behavior. After feeling unwell for several years and going to multiple doctors, I was finally diagnosed with Lyme Disease and started on the path of treatment. Because it went so long undetected, there were gradually other health ramifications that arose. I began learning more about holistic and integrative approaches and started implementing these into my own treatment.
I have a strong understanding of the mind/body connection and frequently use this knowledge as a foundational tool in our therapy sessions.
I attended West Chester University of Pennsylvania and received a Bachelors Degree in Social Work. I went on to Florida State University to complete my Masters of Social Work degree.
What to expect in a session
Each therapy session is focused on YOU! During our first couple of sessions together, I gain insight into your personality, preferences, and goals. This helps me determine how best to work collaboratively with you toward your overall goals and wellness.
Therapy is a process and you are at the helm of the ship, with me alongside helping you navigate.
I tailor the therapeutic treatment to the unique needs of each person and ensure we are addressing current concerns, issues from the past, and considerations for the future in a warm and empathetic environment.
I utilize several treatment approaches during our therapy sessions:
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy helps you recognize that you can have control over your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy can help change undesired patterns by learning new tools and skills.
- I also pull from Solution Focused and Mindfulness Based practices.
- I am a trained Brainspotting therapist. Brainspotting works by helping to identify, process, and release neurophysiological sources of emotional and physical pain and trauma.
As many of you know, between working, parenting, and home responsibilities, it’s difficult to find time for yourself! In my spare time, I enjoy spending quality time with family and my dog by taking weekend excursions around town. I always enjoy learning more about holistic healing and “clean living”. I live near the beach but unfortunately do not go enough.
During our sessions, you may find my dog, Jasmine, laying behind me in her dog bed. She’s my office mate! I enjoy meeting your pets as well!
“Mental health problems don’t define who you are. They are something you experience. You walk in the rain and you feel the rain, but you are not the rain.” — Matt Haig