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J. Louise Newton

MSW, LCSW, Masters of Social Work, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, is the Managing Partner of her group practice at New Hope Court in Durham and has been with Carolina Partners since early 2013. She earned her BA in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Asheville and her Masters of Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Ms. Newton has worked as a provider in mental health programming since 2003 providing individual and group treatment services to incarcerated and court-ordered clients, with trauma-informed treatment programming, and in men's and women's gender-responsive treatment settings addressing the intersection of mental health, addiction, and trauma. More recently, Ms. Newton worked at the UNC School of Medicine as a residential therapist and was a field instructor for the UNC School of Social Work graduate program. Ms. Newton has extensive training in motivational interviewing interventions that can be used to treat addictions, address ambivalence around pharmacotherapy, or provide support and assistance during life-changing processes. She has been a clinical educator and advocate of access to treatment for LGBTQI communities since 2001 and specializes in working with trans* and gender variant folks; many of whom are seeking assistance in removing barriers to medical care. In collaboration with Maddox Cory, Louise Newton is the Co-Founder and Director of the Gender and Sexual Diversity Spectrum (GSDS) Initiative at CPMH. Ms. Newton is an intermediate student with the Somatic Experiencing Training Institute and is in the process of becoming certified as a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner in the treatment of complex, developmental, and single incident shock traumas and resulting mental health symptoms. She treats ages 18 and up at our New Hope Court office in Durham, NC, where she specializes in individual and group therapy for substance abuse and addiction recovery, PTSD/trauma recovery, anger management, and LGBTQI populations (ages 16+) including transgender patients as well as general adult mental health treatment.

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