Adrienne Mages has been a practicing social worker for 4 years and employed by SCPCC as an LCSW since 2019. She completed her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Environmental Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA (UCSC) in 2005. Her passion for interpersonal dynamics and relationships, social justice, and advocacy, led to a career change in 2013 with a focus in social work. She received her Joint Master of Social Work (JMSW), Advanced Generalist Degree with focus in Health and Mental Health in 2015 from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University (NC A&T) and the University of North Carolina, Greensboro (UNCG). Her practice ethic is based in a Person-In-Environment theoretical framework, with a focus on a holistic approach to care. Adrienne is experienced with multiple modalities for treatment of behavioral and mental health issues, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Positive Psychology, Solution-Focused brief treatment and Mindfulness interventions. She is passionate about mental and behavioral health wellness through evidenced-based interventions, in order to support patients during their journey to healing and progress toward life goals.