Marti Hardin, MA, ALC, NCC
Therapist with Empower Counseling
Therapist, coffee lover, traveler.
I help anxious young adults overcome perfectionism and overthinking so they can finally see their worth.
I teach unconfident young adults to recognize their strengths and find their purpose.
I guide motivated young adults to live by their values so they feel a sense of connection between themselves and their life.
What Sets Marti Apart as a Counselor in Birmingham, AL
Marti Hardin, MA, ALC, NCC, earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Samford University and Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She’s licensed in the state of Alabama, is a Nationally Certified Counselor, and is trained in Acceptance Commitment Therapy.
Associate Licensed Counselor, National Certified Counselor
Areas of Therapeutic Focus
Marti specializes in counseling teens, college students, young adults, and adults experiencing anxiety, depression, and difficult periods of adjustment – like moving, graduation, career changes, or relationship issues. She is trained in Acceptance Commitment Therapy, a type of cognitive behavioral therapy scientifically proven therapy for anxiety and depression.
Therapy Provides Hope and a Brighter Future
Marti is an empathetic and supportive clinician who meets each client where they are, whether they are at the beginning stages of change or a simply want to maintain progress already made. She understands that life is unexpected and challenging, and that sometimes extra help is needed during difficult times. Marti tailors each session to meet the needs of her clients and promotes a healthy, safe environment to start working towards the best version of you. She is ready to help clients navigate their world, achieve their goals, and get to know themselves during their time in counseling.
More About Marti
One of Marti’s favorite things is her miniature Schnauzer, London. She’s 15 pounds of pure sass, but she is the most loving dog you will ever meet.
Marti’s favorite type of food is Mexican, specifically chicken fajita quesadillas. Her second favorite food is any type of pasta.
Marti loves to travel, especially to the beach. The sound of the waves is so calming, and the smell of the ocean air instantly makes her happy.
Marti’s favorite TV show is Friends, with a close second being Schitt’s Creek. Her favorite movie/book series is Harry Potter.
Anxiety, Depression, and Counseling for Difficult Periods of Adjustment
Marti is trained in Acceptance Commitment Therapy, a scientifically proven effective method for the treatment of anxiety, depression, and difficult periods of adjustment. Marti will assist in working through thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that could be holding you back from achieving your goals. She will reframe thoughts to be more helpful and teach skills that will assist in growth towards the best version of yourself.
Marti offers in-person and online counseling at Empower Counseling’s Birmingham based counseling clinic. Marti offers services for:
Start Working with Marti Now
- Contact Marti by filling out the short form below.
- Get to know your caring and compassionate therapist.
- Start working towards being the best version of yourself.
Marti is available for morning, daytime, and evening appointments.
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