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Issues of Life Professional Counseling Services, PLLC

Welcome! Your journey to self discovery and wellness starts here. If you are ready to do the work to reconnect, rebuild and heal your life and relationships, then IOLPCS is ready to walk with you and provide you with the tools and the map to reach your desired goals. If you would like additional information, please feel free to reach out.


Mary Williams, MA, LCMHCS, LCAS, CCS

With over two decades of unwavering dedication as a professional counselor, I've had the profound privilege of accompanying individuals and couples on transformative journeys towards healing and renewal. Through the highs and lows, I've remained steadfast in my commitment, never wavering in my belief in the resilience and potential of those I've had the honor to serve. 

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At Issues of Life Professional Counseling Services, we understand the unexpected challenges that life can present, which is why we've crafted specialized programs to help individuals and couples navigate these hurdles without upheaval in their relationships, careers, or health. Our services are designed to equip you with the essential skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to reconnect, rebuild, and heal, ensuring a smoother journey through life's complexities. With support from IOLPCS, you can effectively manage life's issues, fostering resilience and fostering positive growth in all aspects of your life.

Stressed Woman

Trauma Sensitive Treatment

Loving Couple

Couples Therapy

Serious Stare

General Mental Health Counseling

During your sessions, I will support and guide you toward trauma resolution using approaches like Somatic Experiencing and Internal Family Systems (IFS). I will assist you to gently tune into your body's sensations, exploring how past experiences might be showing up there. With a mix of talk therapy and somatic practices, we'll untangle those tough memories and feelings, helping you reclaim a sense of safety and empowerment. Think of it as a personalized roadmap to healing, designed just for you and your unique journey.

Accepted Insurances: BCBS, Aetna, and Cigna

Self Pay Rates:  $180 per 55 to 60 minutes

                       $300 per 120 minutes

 Utilizing the Gottman Method during couples therapy, I'm here to guide you and your partner towards a deeper understanding of your relationship dynamics and how to navigate them effectively. By utilizing this evidence-based approach, we'll uncover the unique strengths and areas for growth within your relationship. Our sessions will provide a safe space for both of you to express yourselves openly and work towards resolving conflicts constructively. Together, we'll equip you with practical skills and strategies to rebuild trust, enhance communication, and foster a resilient bond that stands strong amidst life's challenges. 

Self Pay Rate: $180 per 55 to 6 minutes

                        $300 per 120 minutes

Participating  in mental health counseling leads you along a path of self exploration and discovery. We'll blend Somatic Experiencing and Internal Family Systems therapies, focusing on your mind, body, and spirit. Together, we'll gently explore your inner world, tuning into the language of your body and unraveling the stories of your various internal parts. Through this process, we'll release stored tension and trauma while nurturing compassion and understanding within. Whether it's navigating past wounds or simply seeking harmony within yourself, I'm here to offer a space where you can truly heal and flourish.

Accepted Insurances: BCBS, Aetna, and Cigna.

Self Pay Rates: $180 per 55 to 60 minutes

$300 per 120 minutes

Reconnect, Rebuild, and Heal

No Surprises Act  and Good Faith Estimates

You have the right to receive a good faith estimate that includes an itemized list of the cost for the services and procedures you receive. A good faith estimate must be provided to you several days prior to your scheduled services or the day of the scheduled service. More information including facts about the No Surprises Act, and  a Good Faith Estimate Form is included within your intake paperwork.

Steps to Enroll in Counseling  Services:

  1. Contact IOLPCS at and request a free15 minute consultation session.

  2. After the free consultation, you and the therapist will determine if working together will be a good fit to address your counseling needs.

  3. Paperwork is sent to you online to complete and return within 48 hours. Once the therapist has received your paperwork, you will be provided available appointment slots to choose. 

  4. Once you have secured an appointment slot, you have the choice to meet either in person or by telehealth.

  5. Payment for counseling services (including copays) are due at the beginning of the session. 

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"Thank you so much for the help you've given. I have really learned a lot about myself."

Contact Us

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Issues of Life Professional Counseling Services, PLLC

2 Centerview Drive Suite 36

Greensboro, NC 27407

Opening Hours

Mon - Fri: 10am to 8pm.

Appointments are required.
​​Saturday and Sunday: closed



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