Master of Social Work, (2018), Virginia Commonwealth University. Bachelor of Arts, Political Science (2012), Hampton University
Cynthia Betts is an experienced consultant and mental health provider with vast experience in supporting advanced professionals, families and individuals impacted by addiction, and persons with neurodevelopmental disabilities and delays.
Cynthia earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Hampton University in 2012 and a Master in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in 2018. During her tenure at VCU, Cynthia served as a fellow with the Virginia Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities program, where she developed an anti-drug and bullying program for children.
In practice, Cynthia aims to assist clients in accessing and developing their inner strength and connectedness. In doing so, she uses an existentialist and trauma-informed lens to facilitate growth and provide a safe, judgment-free, and healing environment. Cynthia is experienced in Experiential therapies and Rational Behavior Therapy. She is also trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and is a certified first responder therapist.
Cynthia is currently studying Organizational Psychology at Harvard University.