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About LaSharta Pearson, MSW, LCSW, LCAS-A

Ms. Pearson truly believes in the power of positive affirmation. As a mindcare provider, she is intrinsically motivated by the desire to help those in need. Driven by a passion for witnessing the progression that individuals achieve, she values being able to join patients as they travel along the journey of change. LaSharta often recalls advice from a mentor that therapeutic work is metaphorically similar to planting a seed, recognizing that receiving nourishment allows growth and transformation to occur. Centered on an individually focused care philosophy, she tailors treatment to each patient’s specific needs, expectations, and goals. Drawing on various therapeutic modalities such as Solution Focused Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Mindfulness techniques, Ms. Pearson also utilizes effective skills from Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). Over the course of her life, LaSharta has found multiple ways to serve her community and brings that experience to her mindcare work, including her time spent as a corrections officer and as a member of the US Air Force. Inspired by additional volunteering experience with organizations like the Special Olympics, Big Brother & Big Sister, and the Guardian ad Litem program, Ms. Pearson is grateful to have found her true calling as a mindcare provider, noting that in many ways the calling found her. She hopes to empower, inspire and motivate everyone who she works with and often shares one of her favorite affirmations: “You are a powerful force of nature; your potential is limitless. Start believing in the power of you.”  

Partial List of Treatment Areas

  • Major Life Change: grief, divorce, etc
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Depression
  • PTSD - Victim of Abuse
  • Parent/Child Concerns
  • LGBTQ+ Care
  • Opioid/Pain Med Use
  • Personality Disorder
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • PTSD - Single Incident/Shock
  • badge-2 LGBTQ+ CareSignifies post graduate education in gender and sexual diversity and recognizes specialization in LGBTQ+ care.
  • badge-3 TelehealthSignifies the completion of a mental health telehealth training program

Education & Certifications

– Master of Social Work from North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC
– Master of Forensic Psychology from Walden University in Minneapolis, MN
– Bachelor of Criminal Justice from Westwood College in Denver, CO

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Reviews

LS

July 9, 2021

Ms. Pearson makes therapy work for me

MK

July 2, 2021

Always takes the time to address my concerns.

BB

June 10, 2021

Lasharta is very caring counselor.

JK

June 3, 2021

LaSharte is a very understanding and compassionate therapist! Im so glad to have her!

JK

May 12, 2021

Using Mindpath has been very easy for me! LaSharta is a very compassionate understanding therapist, she has been a pleasure to work with.

BB

April 29, 2021

Lasharta is fabulous. She s nurturing and caring. Very professional.

JE

April 15, 2021

Overall the compassion and seemingly acute understanding of my feelings. The Mindpath providers are a God-sent.

DB

April 9, 2021

She's my fav so far very supportive and I think that helps reinforce behavior in me.

DT

July 27, 2020

Very comfortable experience and productive..

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas. Please note that we plan to be open for appointments; however, be aware that power outages may be widespread which may impact telehealth and other appointments. We may not know until the last minute in all of our locations on Tuesday. Please be patient. We will waive missed appointment charges on Tuesday, August 4th in light of complications from the weather. If you and your provider are unable to connect, we will reach out to reschedule your appointment as soon as possible.