Ms. Constance “Cricket” Manley has a heart to empower and support individuals, families, and the Community. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and License Behavioral Consultant. Cricket has been in the counseling field for more than 20 years in a variety of clinical and counseling settings working extensively with children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples. She also has over 12 years of experience in the drug/alcohol field.
Cricket is currently enrolled in a Doctoral program at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA for a Doctor of Education in Community Care and Counseling in Traumatology. She received her master’s in counseling degree from the Pentecostal Theological Seminary in Cleveland, TN in 2012. Cricket received her B.A. in Sociology with minors in Anthropology and Religion from Lee University in 1999 and graduated Cum Laude.
Cricket uses an eclectic approach to therapy incorporating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Reality therapy, Solution-focused, Person-Centered, Theo-centric, Mindfulness/Meditation, DBT, and Existential theories. Therapy is individualized to address areas of grief, ADD/ADHD, ODD, Autism, Anxiety, Anger Management, Depression, Mood Disorders, Substance Abuse, Relapse Prevention, Stress Management, Divorce, Interpersonal problems, Self-improvement, and Family/Couple relationship problems.
Faith is the cornerstone to her ability to cope and overcome life’s stressors. She is willing and open to incorporating biblical therapy into the counseling goals upon request to help empower clients in addressing life issues. Finally, Cricket served as a foster parent in Cambria County for 10 years. Through this service she adopted four of her boys that she had as infants. Between her children and their family pets – life is interesting!