Christian Counseling in Madison, AL and Huntsville, AL
Charlotte Baldwin, EdS, LPC, has over thirty years of experience as a psychotherapist. She is a licensed professional counselor who works with children, adolescents and adults. She was educated in the counseling psychology Ph.D. program at the University of Florida. In addition, she received training as a spiritual guide at Shalem Institute in Washington, D.C.
Mrs. Baldwin specializes in a Christian, Biblical approach to parenting issues, childhood and adolescent behavioral difficulties, and adult relationship problems, in or outside the context of marriage. She also has extensive experience in helping individuals cope with child abuse, depression, anxiety, codependency and grief. Her deep spirituality and relationship with God are the foundation for the healing she provides in the counseling setting. She wants to help others see that God is with us in everything we experience in life and can be found especially in our suffering. God can and will use even bad situations for good because He is the master Redeemer. And ultimately, everything becomes an occasion for an encounter with God.
Mrs. Baldwin is skilled in addressing a full range of mental and behavioral health concerns for clients of all ages. She has extensive training in play therapy and a strong reputation for effectively working with children. She also works with adolescents, couples, individuals and families. She has led
DivorceCare 4 Kids groups, Social Skills for Kids groups for children diagnosed with Asperger's Disorder and ADHD, and support groups for parents of challenging children.
Before serving as the director of the Asbury Counseling Center for 16 years, Mrs. Baldwin was the clinical supervisor for the National Children’s Advocacy Center in Huntsville, Alabama and the Executive Director for the Parent Aide Program in Gainesville, Florida. She co-authored INSIDE SCARS, a book about recovery from child sexual abuse, and has been a national speaker and trainer on this topic. She currently serves on the Advisory Committee for the Christian Women's Job Corps of Madison County, an organization dedicated to inspiring and empowering women toward self-sufficiency and equipping them with essential skills to improve their lives. Ms. Baldwin is also a member of the Association for Play Therapy.
Mrs. Baldwin has four adult children and currently lives in Madison with her husband.
Psychotherapy appointments are normally 50 minutes in duration but two-hour sessions are also available.
The following issues are commonly treated with psychotherapy:
Child and Teen Concerns
-Adjustment/Reactions to Life Events
-Adolescent Relationship Issues
-Anxiety, Worry, Stress
-Attentional Disorders (ADHD)
-Self-Injurious Behaviors (Cutting)
-Developmental and Behavioral Problems
-Divorce and Family Problems
-Motivational and Conduct Concerns
-Parent/Child Conflict Resolution
-Poor Self Esteem
-Mood Disorders (Depression/Bipolar)
-Marital and Relationship Concerns
-Adoption/ Infertility Issues
-Chronic Illness or Pain
-Adult Survivors of Child Abuse
-Adult Children of Alcoholics