Get to know Yvette
Yvette M. Turner is a dedicated counselor with a strong academic background and a passion for promoting mental health in diverse communities. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Wiley College and earned her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from East Texas Baptist University. Her personal journey motivated her to become a counselor and address the stigma and negative stereotypes that affect culturally diverse groups. She has significant clinical experience with a diverse client base of adolescents and adults in a variety of settings, including trauma-informed counseling, premarital and marriage counseling, stress management, relationship issues, anxiety, depression, and spirituality. Her therapeutic approach is characterized by collaboration and compassion, with the aim of fostering hope, healing, and resilience in her clients.
Yvette’s graduate research work focused on mental health practices tailored to diverse communities. This dedication to inclusivity and to understanding the unique challenges faced by culturally diverse individuals drives her work as a Provisional License Practitioner Counselor.
She is passionate about helping others and employs strength-based approaches and a variety of treatment therapies tailored to the specific needs and goals of her clients. Her core focus centers on providing emotional support and guidance to adults and adolescents, particularly addressing adjustment issues and significant life changes stemming from trauma. Her ultimate goal is to empower her clients to create space, balance, time, and strength to process and embrace their needs. She meets clients where they are in pain and partners with them on their journey to identify their needs, set goals, and establish connections with themselves and their loved ones.