MacKenzie Weiler, BS, MC-Intern
Bachelor of Science, Master of Counseling Candidate
Pronouns: she/her/hers (What's This?)
“The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change” -Carl R. Rogers
Hello, my name is Kenzie and I am currently a second-year graduate student in the Master’s of Counseling Program at Arizona State University, working towards licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor. I am currently working under the direct supervision of Dr. Sophia Murphy DBH, LPC. While obtaining a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and Environmental Sustainability from Michigan State University, I was also a D1 competitive runner. It was during these years that the overlap of mental health and the physical body became a cornerstone of my lifestyle, while learning that these two facets of health are not mutually exclusive, but rather interconnected to their core. Outside of counseling and training, I choose to find connection and serenity by combing nature, fitness, and health as I run, hike, camp, travel, and rock climb.
I believe that we each have our own story to tell and the capability to create meaningful change in our own lives and others, but we must fill our own cup first. I also believe that you are the best accessory to your world when you are whole. In the past, I have worked with survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence, focusing on reconnecting the mind and body after trauma. In clinical practicum, I served undergraduate students and community members, addressing presenting concerns of anxiety, depression, complex trauma, and relevant issues in LQBTQ+ populations.
I am a LGBTQ+ allied provider and I believe that diversity and authenticity are meant to be celebrated. With an integration of a person-centered and cognitive behavioral approaches, you can discuss the depths of your life in a non-judgmental and empathetic space, while identifying behaviors, triggers, and environmental factors that are acting as roadblocks to reaching your best self. A mentor of mine once told me that the world changes when people choose to listen to others as fiercely as they wish to be heard. I consider every opportunity to listen to someone’s vulnerability and guide their willingness to grow to be the privilege of my life, and that is why I so deeply love to be a part of the field of counseling.
Sessions will be offered a reduced cost:
Intake (90 minutes) $70
Sessions (individual, family systems, 60minutes-75 minutes) $50