Darby Poe is a Certified Peer Support Specialist, Trauma-Informed Coach and Holistic wellness practitioner. She excitedly joined the Moultrie Counseling team in 2020.
Darby’s work is rooted in her personal healing journey. A journey navigating the path of soul healing, self-advocacy and personal growth. In her unique approach, she utilizes pieces of her personal story and lived experience to facilitate meaningful, and authentic connection with clients and peers.
In her work as a Certified Peer Support Specialist, Darby serves on the clinical therapy team providing case management, advocacy and individualized support services for women and adolescents in need of additional care. Utilizing a person-centered, holistic and trauma-informed approach, she works collaboratively with clients to break barriers of low self-esteem, trauma, shame, and relationship wounds. Darby walks beside others providing support, encouragement, and guidance as they step into alignment with their true, most authentic selves.
Darby believes wholeheartedly in the power of human connection and personal responsibility. Collaboration, community, and creativity are the driving force behind her work. Becoming intentional with our lives and nurturing ourselves through the process, we create generational change, break barriers and find expansive personal growth. She believes in honoring our personal stories. Knowing we do have the ability to rewrite the narrative of our past experiences and self-limiting beliefs.
In her free time, Darby enjoys spending time outdoors. Her hobbies include hiking, kayaking, fishing, traveling and gardening. She resides on a farm in rural Sullivan with her husband, three teenagers, and pets.
Darby's Favorite Quotes:
"Empathy has no script. There is no right or wrong way to do it. It's simply holding space, withholding judgment, emotionally connecting, and communicating that incredibly healing message of ’you’re not alone.'"
"Encouraging someone to be entirely themselves is the loudest way to love them."
"You always have a chance to write a new chapter. You are the author of your own story."