Find more balance within your Life.

Are you struggling with roadblocks or challenges in your life? Are you at war with your body or your emotions? Are you looking for more effective ways to cope with problems in your life? I may be able to help provide guidance and insight to assist you!


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My name is Amparo Penny (she/her/hers) and I am a licensed clinical mental health counselor (LCMHC) in the Asheville, NC area. With over 15 years experience, I provide therapeutic counseling for clients from early adolescence to late adulthood, specializing in mood disorders, Borderline Personality Disorder/DBT, LGBTQQIAA+ therapy, family and couples counseling, and issues of race and gender. I am also a Health At Every Size (HAES) aligned provider, with a certification in Intuitive Eating, and work with folx on issues of body image, body acceptance, diet recovery, and weight-neutral support.

I am also a health and mindset coach for those who are seeking to learn more about Intuitive Eating, changing your mindset about food and your body, and creating healthy habits for life. You can visit my coaching page at https://www.amparopenny.com.

My treatment specialties include:

Borderline Personality Disorder/DBT therapy

Bipolar Disorder

Depression and Anxiety

Intuitive Eating counseling (see my health and mindset coaching page for more information)

LGBTQQIAA+ therapy

Issues with Diet Culture (see my health and mindset coaching page for more information )

Family Conflict/Parenting issues

Life Transitions

Peer Relationships

Self Esteem/self-worth


Body image/body acceptance

Coping Skills



Self-Harming behaviors

Suicidal Ideation

Trauma and PTSD

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