Dr. Simone Edwards
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Dr. Simone Edwards has an MA in Counseling and is a Licensed Associate Counselor with18 years of experience. Her specialty is working with all school-aged children and young adults. She has a knack for building trust and a quick rapport with her clients. Her extensive experience includes investigating HIB (Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying) cases, working with “at risk” students, and finding effective resolutions for both her clients and their families. She is an avid resource for student-athletes as she has great knowledge and experience working with school-aged student-athletes all the way up to Division I athletes. As a Hall of Fame student-athlete herself as well as an Olympic candidate, she brings the psychology of competing at a high level as well as overcoming injuries. Dr. Simoné also offers private 1 on 1 personal basketball training and has worked with athletes on all levels – school-aged, and professionals. With her extensive compassion for helping others and being identified as being an empath, Dr. Simoné became a certified FIA life and career coach to help her clients propel to the next level. She is also a certified FIA disaster coach. She is also an advocate for clients who identify as LGBTQ.
Children, adolescents, and teenagers progress through many life changes and challenges in their family, peer groups, schools, and other environments. As such, Dr. Simoné works tirelessly helping clients to develop coping and social skills to achieve emotional and mental health. She manages this by using CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy) and REBT (Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy) techniques, which address negative attitudes, unhealthy emotions, and maladaptive behaviors – all which can negatively impact life’s happiness. Currently, Dr. Simoné is in her last year of earning her doctorate in Education and Leadership with a specialization in Sports Administration and Management.