Dr. Panici received her Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Georgia in 2001. Prior to that, she earned Masters Degree in Psychology (from West Georgia College), and Communication and Theatre Arts (from Colorado State University). Dr. Panici embraces the paradox that dynamic psychological change occurs through the individual’s development of acceptance and compassion, as well as awareness. Originally trained in depth psychology, she often blends this training with the use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy in her work with clients.
Dr. Panici works with adults using a strength based, eclectic orientation. Her clients range from those experiencing significant life transitions, trauma, illness, and/or other spiritual crises to those who would describe themselves as anxious, depressed, grieving, or at the crossroads in relationship. She is experienced in working with people who are affected by the substance abuse of friends or family members. Additionally, she frequently works with women who are making the transition to motherhood.