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Alicia Paterni is a dedicated Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) based in Michigan, with a rich background in mental health and a unique blend of personal and professional experiences. Alicia is passionate about fostering a safe and supportive space for individuals facing various challenges, drawing from her diverse background to provide compassionate and insightful counseling.

Alicia holds a Master's degree from Michigan State University, a testament to her commitment to academic excellence and professional growth. As a licensed professional counselor in the state of Michigan, she adheres to the highest ethical standards, ensuring that her clients receive the best possible care.

Her dedication expanded to high school counseling, where she worked in an impoverished setting. This exposed her to the unique challenges faced by adolescents, including a history of physical and sexual abuse, neglect, and self-esteem issues. Alicia's unwavering commitment to making a positive impact in these young lives has shaped her empathetic and inclusive approach.

Alicia's personal journey is a testament to her resilience and adaptability. As a double amputee, she has navigated life with a physical disability, providing her with a unique perspective on overcoming challenges. Her experiences as a mother of a neurodiverse child with speech apraxia have deepened her understanding of the complexities of raising a child with a disability.

Alicia proudly identifies as bisexual and polyamorous, adding an extra layer of inclusivity to her counseling practice. This personal insight allows her to connect with and support individuals within the LGBTQIA+ community, offering a safe and judgment-free space for exploration and growth.

Alicia Paterni is more than a counselor; she is a compassionate guide on your journey towards mental well-being. Her diverse experiences, both personal and professional, contribute to her ability to understand and support clients from all walks of life. If you're seeking a counselor who brings a unique blend of expertise, empathy, and inclusivity, Alicia is here to help you navigate life's challenges with strength and resilience.

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