Veris Hawkins-Smith, LPC

Provider Type: Therapist

Serving: Adolescents 13-17, Adults 18-59

About Veris Hawkins-Smith, LPC

Veris Hawkins-Smith, LPC, treats each client relationship as unique and constantly evolving. She believes life is a journey full of obstacles that impact one's well-being, but any challenge can be overcome with the correct tools.

Veris supports adolescents and adults struggling with anxiety, depression, substance abuse, anger management, and more. She is an expert at helping clients identify and understand unhealthy behaviors and create a plan for change.

In therapy, Veris uses a behavioral approach that includes CBT, Mindfulness, The Four Horsemen-Gottman, and other methods to help clients heal and thrive. She works with a diverse population and creates a welcoming office environment for all.

Veris earned a graduate degree from Northern Illinois University. She has experience helping both individuals and groups achieve their health goals.

Areas of Treatment

  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bullying
  • CBT
  • Coping with Pandemic / COVID
  • Depression / Sadness
  • Divorce/Family Conflict
  • Family Therapy
  • Marriage/Couples Counseling
  • Parenting
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress/Worry
  • Substance Use
  • Locations


    • Aetna PPO / HMO
    • BCBS PPO
    • Beacon Health Options
    • Benefit Plan Admin - VA
    • Cigna
    • ComPsych
    • HealthLink
    • HFN
    • Humana
    • Live360 Health Plan
    • Magellan
    • MHN-Healthnet
    • MHNET (Aetna)
    • Multiplan-PHCS
    • Optum
    • United Healthcare / UBH