Angela Locklear is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate. She grew up in Charlotte North Carolina and moved to Hoke County since 1999, (briefly moved/ PCS to Florida in 2011 and returned to Hoke County 2014). She’s a military dependent since 1995 and a mother of two. She earned her Master of Social Work from University of North Carolina at Pembroke and her Dual Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and Social Work at the University of West Florida.
Angela’s graduate-level internship experience includes outpatient behavioral health completing assessments and provided individual and group therapy to children, adolescents, and adults with substance use, mental health, and/or intellectual/developmental disorders.
Angela enjoys working with clients of all ages, with an emphasis on mood disorders, substance use, and other psychiatric conditions. She has a passion for building cooperative professional relationships to help empower clients to develop positive self-esteem and healthy coping skills. She is very compassionate about working the military and their families.
Angela utilizes a variety of evidence-based approaches depending on the needs and preferences of each client. She frequently uses cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, solution-focused therapy, Play Therapy and Seeking Safety modalities in her practice. Angela Provides a safe and confidential and empowering space for all her clients.