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"Therapy is the journey of understanding your past, making peace with your present, and shaping a brighter tomorrow."

cecilia Ward


all about cecilia

Cecilia is a therapist who takes the time to genuinely connect with and deeply understand each of her clients and their unique experiences. She offers a relatable and empathetic approach to therapy that feels safe and nonjudgmental. Cecilia's warm and calming presence assures her clients that they are not alone in their challenges and that together, they can work towards meaningful change.

Moving through a new transition can sometimes be difficult or feel overwhelming. Cecilia’s attention to detail and innate understanding of emotion will put you at ease and help kickstart your journey of self-discovery with confidence.

In working with Cecilia, you'll find a space where you feel seen and heard. She strongly believes in building a trusting, collaborative relationship with her clients, which allows for deeper conversations and lasting change over time.

She is passionate about infusing evidence-based practice with an empathy-first approach, ensuring that her clients receive effective and tailored support based on their individual needs and goals.

how she works

Cecilia's attentive listening skills allow her to expertly refine your thoughts into a clearer and more cohesive message. Through this collaborative method, you'll both be able to identify and pursue well-defined objectives while addressing particular concerns at a comfortable pace.

Working from a strength-based approach, Cecilia will help you to uncover your innate strengths and skills to achieve your goals., while identifying and helping you change patterns or behaviors that are not serving you. 

Cecilia draws from a variety of evidence-based modalities including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical-Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Psychodynamic therapy to facilitate your personal growth and navigate challenges more effectively. She also infuses mindfulness and somatic techniques, recognizing how essential the mind-body connection is.

Regardless of what you are experiencing in this stage of life, Cecilia’s direct and collaborative approach will guide you towards making change that positively impacts your overall wellbeing and puts you on a path to living a more fulfilling life.
With Cecilia, you'll find a compassionate therapeutic partner who empowers you to navigate life's challenges with resilience and confidence. 

Get to know me

Reality TV 

One thing you couldn't live without

Hearing my friends laughing!

Something that always makes you smile


Most used emoji

My parent's home in Atlanta

Where is your happy place?


If you could have any superpower what would it be?

I try to walk first thing to get sunlight and regulate my circadian rhythm! 

Morning routine

Movement! And creating lists 

What do you do to de-stress? 

Meal prepping and staying off my phone on Sundays!

How do you set yourself up for a successful week? 

Lagos, Portugal! 

Favorite place you have traveled

Run almost every morning, drink as much water as I can, and light a candle before bed


Professional + Clinical Experience



Each book offers unique insights and wisdom, reflecting our therapists' passion for personal growth and well-being. You might find the perfect read that resonates with you on your own journey to a happier, healthier life.

work with Cecilia

We believe that you have the power to live your best life, but often need the right support and guidance to get there.