1175 Revolution Mill Drive,

Lower Studio 29-3

Greensboro, NC 27405

Tel: 336-430-6694

threebirdscounseling@gmail.com

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© 2016-2019 Three Birds Counseling & Clinical Supervision PLLC

 

This page is not intended to convey sensitive information. The contents of this website are provided solely for informational purposes, and are not meant to provide professional medical or psychiatric advice, counseling or services. Always consult a trained mental health professional before making any decision regarding treatment.

IMAGINE SPENDING YOUR DAYS FOCUSED ON

THE PEOPLE, ACTIVITIES, AND IDEAS YOU LOVE.

FREE FROM NEGATIVE THINKING, FEAR OF FOOD, AND BODY HATE.

IT IS POSSIBLE!

YOU DESERVE TO ENJOY FOOD,

TO MOVE IN WAYS THAT FEEL JOYFUL,

AND TO TREAT YOUR BODY KINDLY AND GENTLY.

READY TO CHOOSE HOPE?

WE'LL SHOW YOU HOW.

MEET OUR PEOPLE

Maria Adele Paredes, PhD, LPCS, CEDS-S

Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor

Certified Eating Disorders Specialist 

Approved IAEDP Supervisor

Melissa Carmona, MS, LPCA, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor Associate

National Certified Counselor

Daniel Paredes, PhD, LPCS, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor

National Certified Counselor 

Emilea Gross, MS, LPCA

Licensed Professional Counselor Associate

Christina Rush, PhD

Licensed Psychologist

WHAT WE OFFER

We offer specialized treatment for disordered eating and body image concerns. This includes individuals with diagnosable eating disorders like anorexia, bulimia, & binge eating disorder and individuals who may not meet criteria for an eating disorder but are seeking a gentler, easier, and more connected relationship with their body. 

We also provide treatment of anxiety, trauma, depression, and infertility/pregnancy loss concerns. 

Services include individual and group counseling, clinical supervision for mental health professionals in Greensboro, North Carolina, consultation and coaching for individuals outside of North Carolina, workshops, training, and community talks.

Click around to learn more about each of us. Then give us a call so we can learn more about you. 

Lindsey Umstead, PhD, LPCA, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor Associate

National Certified Counselor 

WHY THREE BIRDS?

"RISE UP THIS MORNIN', SMILE WITH THE RISIN' SUN, THREE LITTLE BIRDS, PITCH BY MY DOORSTEP, SINGIN' SWEET SONGS, OF MELODIES PURE AND TRUE, SAYIN' THIS IS MY MESSAGE TO YOU,

SINGIN' DON'T WORRY 'BOUT A THING, 'CAUSE EVERY LITTLE THING GONNA BE ALL RIGHT..."

-Maria

The name THREE BIRDS has special meaning for me in a few different ways: 

 

FIRST, it reminds me of my 3 girls. Being Mommy to them has taught me so much about love, about being a helper, about patience, and about courage. I love watching them grow and experience the world. Being a mother to girls has emboldened my desire to work toward creating a safer, more accepting, and more welcoming world to all bodies. I hope as they continue to grow, they will experience the wonder and power of all their bodies have to offer. 

SECOND, is my journey through pregnancy loss, infertility, and childbirth. You can read more about my experience here.

 

THIRD, is Bob Marley’s song “Three Birds,” which to me is about hope, renewal, and the courage to believe that things can be better. 

 

FINALLY, Three Birds reflects what we hope to offer you as a client:

HOPE (that things can get better),

HEALING (from the hurts and traumas you’ve experienced), and

CONNECTION (with yourself and with others).