Education
    I obtained my Masters of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Indiana University
    Southeast in May of 2000.  I also have a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts from Indiana
    University Southeast where I graduated in 1990.  I am a 1985 graduate of New Albany High
    School.


    Experience
    I have over 40 years life experience and I  have been serving clients in the field of
    counseling for over seventeen years.  I completed my practicum  and internship at a local
    Pastoral Counseling Agency as well as my post  graduate supervision and training
    required for licensure in  the State of Indiana.  I worked for this agency for a total of six
    years before going into private practice.  My experience during my days at the Pastoral
    Counseling Agency focused on development in the areas of Attention Deficit-Hyper
    Activity Disorder,spirituality and faith in counseling, mood disorders, anxiety disorders,
    and marriage and family counseling.  In addition, during this time I contracted with a local
    middl school to work with children on-site individually and in groups.  I worked with the
    middle school for four years.  In January of 2005, a colleague and I went into private
    practice where I am Co-Owner of Solutions Counseling and Wellness Center, LLC.  Since
    becoming a private practitioner, I have increased my education in the areas of marriage
    and family counseling, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and have become a Certified
    Grief Recovery® Specialist.  I am currently expanding my experience and education in
    Eating Disorders.

    Prior to obtaining my Masters in Counseling, I had a ten year career in Corporate America
    working in the areas of marketing, management and training.   I am a native of New Albany,
    Indiana, but have lived in various parts of the country and have traveled the country
    extensively, as well as traveled to many parts of the world.  My travels have broadened
    my  understanding of the human condition as well as understanding cultural differences
    and the common needs that make up the core of all human beings.  I am committed to my
    own personal growth and enjoy helping others to reach their personal goals.    


    Credentials
    I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Indiana.  However, the term   
    "Personal Development Coach” fits my approach to counseling best.  I am here to use my   
    gifts, talents and training in order to coach my clients in using their gifts, talent and
    training
    to reach identified personal goals.  

    I am also a Certified Grief Recovery® Specialist.  I have a great passion for Grief
    Recovery®
    work.  I am no stranger to grief, having had my father die as a result of Cancer in May
    of 2005 and my cousin, who was like a sister to me, die a month after my father, on
    Father's day, in an automobile accident.  I have been trained in Grief Recovery® and as
    part of my training completed the Grief Recovery® process myself.  I am a true believer
    first hand in the healing power of the Grief Recovery® programs I am now certified to
    offer.


    Professional Affiliations
    I am a member of the American Association of Mental Health Counselors and   
    the American Counseling Association.


    Specialties
    My areas of specialty in which I have had concentrated experience and education are;
    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in youth and adults, anxiety disorders, mood    
    disorders, couples, marriage and family counseling, adjustment disorders and  
    bereavement/grief and loss in which I am a Certified Grief Recovery® Specialist.  

    Mission Statement
    I value holistic wellness which incorporates the mental, physical and spiritual
    dimensions of self.  I  work with a philosophy of respect for each individual client and
    their beliefs and create a working style unique to the needs of each client.  My
    professional goal is to empower clients to live happier and healthier lives by utilizing my
    training, experience and expertise, along with drawing out and building upon each client’s
    own strengths and ability to make positive change in their lives.
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Midge Carney
Licensed Mental Health Counselor  


Mildred “Midge" Carney, M.S.
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Certified Grief Recovery® Specialist
(812) 949 - 4900