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Eryn Greenstein (LPC) - 5 Years Experience

I am a professional counselor licensed in Connecticut with five years of experience in working with families and individuals. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, parenting challenges, career questions, and general transitions in life. I have also helped many people who have experienced trauma in their lives. My counseling style is warm, interactive, and humorous. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and understanding. I have a strong background in utilizing cognitive-behavioral techniques, a humanistic approach, and mindfulness practices...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression.

Scott Seguin (MS, LPC, LCAS) - 14 Years Experience

I have over a decade of experience in the addictions/mental health field and have specialized training in motivational interviewing, mindfulness/meditation, cognitive behavioral therapy and family systems. I specialize in providing a safe, supportive environment where you can continue the process of exploring the challenges in your life. I am well suited to work with people with a variety of concerns, so whether you are struggling with substance abuse, depression, anxiety, stress, relationships or just need a supportive ear to listen while you vent, I can be helpful to you...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Coping with life changes, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coachi.

Jacqueline Baiada (MSW, LCSW) - 27 Years Experience

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Therapist licensed in North Carolina with more than 20 years of experience working with adults, couples and families in a variety of settings. I have worked with people with a wide range of concerns including various types of trauma such as emotional, physical and sexual abuse, anger issues, depression, grief and loss, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems and PTSD. My counseling style is caring and challenging. I believe that caring about your fellow human beings is the only way to built relationships with the people you work with in counseling, and without being challenged I believe that we cannot make changes...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Family conflicts, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Self esteem.

Terence Hunt (LCAS, LPCS, LPC) - 22 Years Experience

It is never to late to make a change for the better! You can start right where you are and begin to have a better today and tomorrow. Improvement begins when you choose to do something different! I have 22 years of mental health counseling experience and 20 years of substance abuse counseling experience. I am licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist. I am able to provide counseling for and have experience working with Depressive disorders, Bipolar disorder, Trauma and Abuse Issues, Substance Abuse Issues and Grief Issues and Military veterans...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD.

Jamie Currid (LCSW) - 17 Years Experience

Hope Anchors the Soul. I practice this perspective and try to incorporate it in my therapy. I value the client-therapist relationship more than anything, and empower clients to see their own strengths, the positive elements of their life, and to develop hope for the future they envision. I offer a supportive, non-judgmental environment for self-exploration and expression. Together we will identify your goals, and develop a plan to help you attain them. My ultimate goal is to guide you to becoming the best version of your true self... a self that you learn to value and love! I cherish the uniqueness and individuality of all...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Denise Doster (MSW, LCSW, LISW) - 8 Years Experience

Life Stressors Can Get You Down. Are you experiencing depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, job stress, relationship issues,family conflict, trauma or feeling overwhelmed? Today you can be one step closer to feeling empowered and on a positive path to well being. I provide help to individuals to identify strengths and effective coping skills to deal with life stressors, mental health challenges, depression, trauma and anxiety. I integrate therapeutic techniques to offer a personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, I work with each individual to help them build on their strengths, attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing and empower them in their journey toward healing...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Sharon Szalejko (BA, MSW, LCSW-C) - 10 Years Experience

I have been a social worker for over ten years. I am an active-duty Navy spouse and Mom and understand the stress involved with living a military life, whether it's deployments or long hours or simply being on-call 24/7. I have had the opportunity to volunteer with spouses that struggle with the military life, and normalizing some of the problems that arise is very fulfilling. I want to let you know about some of the work that I've done and loved over the last twelve years. I originally started working with high risk children in NC, but this position ended after 10 months as I left the position due to a personal choice to leave the state...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Parenting issues, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression.

Lucie Knapp (MSW, LCSW) - 16 Years Experience

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Life Purpose and Career Coach based in North Carolina. I have a BA in Psychology with a minor in Women's Studies from Rutgers University in NJ as well as a Master's Degree in Social Work from the Graduate School of Social Work , Rutgers University.. I have training in Psychodrama from the Montclair Institute of Psychodrama in NJ. I have been in the field for over 15 years most recently working as a Behavioral Therapist and Program Coordinator of the Lifestyle Coaching Program at the Duke University and Medical Center Diet and Fitness Center in Durham NC...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Eating disorders, Depression, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties.

Ilani Ighedosa (LCSW-C) - 6 Years Experience

Hello! I am a clinical social worker specializing in trauma focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy and supportive psychotherapy. I have extensive experience in assisting individuals struggling with chronic mental health illnesses, such as depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder. I also have extensive experience in assisting individuals who have experienced sexual trauma or who do struggle with inappropriate sexual behaviors. I have worked in both intensive treatment environments as well as community based centers to provide these and other services...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties.

Bonita Hutchinson (LPC, LPCS, LCAS) - 10 Years Experience

Hello, my name is Bonita Hutchison and I hold dual licensure in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counseling. Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio is where I earned my Masters Degree in Agency and Community Counseling in 1998 before I moved to North Carolina. Over the years, I have learned that many people who come in for depression or anger sometimes have drinking or substance use issues they are also struggling with or have used to cover up their pain. Each year to better serve you and provide the help needed to live and feel better I have continued to master additional skills to support your needs and recovery...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Bipolar disorder, Depression, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties.

Patricia Nelson (LISW-CP, LCSW) - 25 Years Experience

Hi, My name is Patricia but I really prefer to be called Pat ( Patricia makes me shiver like I used to when my parents used that name, YIKES!) I have many years of experience as a Clinical Social Worker but more than that I was born with the heart of a Social Worker (at least I've heard that since I was five years old and used to drag home all the sick kitties and puppies, hence the "PATRICIA!") I believe in the goodness of people and that with guidance and encouragement anyone can be their best. I graduated from the New York State University at Buffalo and am also licensed in South Carolina and North Carolina...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder.

Tara Russian (MSW, LCSW) - 21 Years Experience

My passion, for over twenty years, has been to help individuals cope, problem solve, and heal. As your therapist, my desire is to provide you with a safe space, where you can freely talk to me, without judgement. I want to inspire you and help get your wants met. Your current issues and past issues neither define who you are, nor define who you want to be. Change can be very scary and difficult, but most of life's great and prosperous changes come from conflict, heartache, betrayal, loss, unhappiness and confusion. I want to help you communicate better, allow yourself to use better coping and problem solving skills, and be able to have healthy reciprocal relationships with loved ones...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder.

Cessel Boyd-Lewis (MA, LPC, LCAS) - 5 Years Experience

I would like to first thank you for considering me as your counselor and take the opportunity to introduce myself. My passion for counseling and helping others developed in High School. These desires lead me to obtain my Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology in 1997and a Master of Arts Degree in Professional Counseling in 2011. I am currently licensed as a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist with the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board, a Professional Counselor with the North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor with the Texas Department of State Health Services...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Cynara McKinstry (MA, LPC) - 5 Years Experience

Welcome! I look forward to working with you throughout this therapeutic journey. The following information is important in helping you make informed decisions regarding my services. If at any time during our working relationship you have any questions about the following statement, please feel free to contact me. If you have any difficulty in reading or understanding this document, please let me know and I will be happy to assist you! My Qualifications I obtained my Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Appalachian State University in 2014 with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Anna George-Trietley (MA, LPC) - 7 Years Experience

I received a Masters of Arts in Professional Counseling which emphasized counseling with individuals including adults and children. I am trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I currently hold licensure as a professional counselor (LPC) in North Carolina. I have been counseling children, families and adults for seven years, but have been working with children, teens, and families in various settings for the past ten years. My clinical work was been focused on various forms of trauma, both complex and acute, parenting issues related to ODD and ADHD, infant and young child mental health, as well as anxiety and depression...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Family conflicts, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression.

Gale Dollard (LCPC, MS) - 5 Years Experience

I am an experienced Maryland licensed therapist. I have many years working with adults in various stages of life. The people I have helped were living with severe trauma, grief, addiction, divorce, career indecisions, relationship, life adjustment, body image and family problems. When left unresolved, these issues can lead to depression, anxiety, panic and generalized sadness or uneasiness. Sometimes we get stuck and don't know the way out of problems and painful/uncomfortable feelings that just won't go away. That's when we need the support of someone who can help in a warm and caring environment...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties.

Shauna Allen (MA, LPC) - 6 Years Experience

I empower clients to overcome personal obstacles through the use of clinically tested evidenced practices. I am a licensed professional counselor with a concentration in marriage and families. I have worked with children, families, and adults in a variety of settings and have created many outlets to help others gain enrichment. I have a masters degree in community counseling with a concentration in marriage and family therapy. I have also completed additional credits in family life coaching. I offer counseling to address depression, anxiety, independent living, relationships, and parenting...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, Compassion fatigu.

Sam Parker (LCSW, CEAP, MSW) - 40 Years Experience

My commitment to helping people heal and grow from personal and family crises has taken me in many directions, from managing human service non-profits to providing direct therapy and treatment. I became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker after getting my MSW from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1989. I have provided family, group, individual counseling to a variety of clients in various clinical settings since then. I have experience using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy, and other appropriate interventions when working with people suffering from depression, anxiety, trauma, and other family and individual crises...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Coaching, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression.

Thomas Warren (MS, LPC, NCC) - 44 Years Experience

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in North Carolina with over 44 years of experience in community mental health, employee assistance, private practice and school-based counseling. I have worked with clients with a wide variety of concerns including depression, anxiety, stress and coping, relationship issues, parenting problems and career or work/life challenges. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach allows me to meet you where you are in your personal journey...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Deitra Harris (LCSW) - 7 Years Experience

My name is Deitra and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I received my BA in Psychology and my MSW from West Virginia University. I have 7 years of counseling experience. I specialize in adjustment to chronic illness, depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, life coaching, and relationship/family conflict. My counseling style combines cognitive behavior therapy, solution focused therapy, and includes proactive exercises throughout our sessions to ensure that you are meeting your goals. It is okay to NOT be okay! Life can be hard, but it's not over yet! I am here to help you discover your strengths so that you can live your best life...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Carrie Savage (LPC, MAMFT) - 10 Years Experience

Carrie is a licensed professional counselor with specializations in Spirituality & Counseling, Addictions and Christian Sex Therapy, who offers a holistic approach to psychological wellness. Carrie holds a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is currently the owner of Savage Life Solutions LLC, a Christian counseling practice that integrates spiritual and mental components for a comprehensive approach towards lifelong spiritual, mental and emotional wellness. Carrie sees individuals, couples, and families (including blended families) and facilitates groups on various topics to promote and support mental health...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Depression, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder.

Sirena Blaesser (MSW, LCSW, CPC) - 35 Years Experience

Sirena is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Therapist as well as a Certified Professional Coach and has been in the field of mental health and personal growth for over 30 years. She has an ability to appreciate every client who works with her, and comes from a holistic perspective of mind, body, and spirit in her work. Sirena uses CBT in her approach with clients as well as an eclectic mix of training that she has received over the years as a therapist. She may draw on family systems awareness, attachment issues, stress management, mindfulness, somatic (body) awareness training or training in relationship and couple issues when working with you, and will make it a point to tailor her approach to your needs...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression.

Sylvia Lyew (LPC) - 10 Years Experience

Sylvia is a Licensed Professional Counselor with 10 years of experience with a special emphasis on anxiety, depression, and trauma. She works with adolescents, teenagers, and adults. She believes every individual is different and takes a well-rounded and open approach to encourage overall wellness. She stresses emotional health is important to reduce stress and achieve a sense of balance in one’s life. Sylvia uses different modalities such as cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfullness skills, and person-centered therapy to help guide you through difficult situations and implement helpful strategies in your life...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, LGBT, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Jennifer Brigman (MS/EdS, LPC) - 12 Years Experience

Hello and welcome to Betterhelp! My name is Jennifer. I have both Master’s and Education Specialist degrees with a concentration in Couples and Family counseling. I’ve worked as a licensed therapist in North Carolina for 11 years. I work frequently with difficult relationship dynamics whether in families or among romantic partners. I do quite a bit of work in trauma recovery, anxiety and stress reduction, resiliency building, and identity development. Mine is a holistic, positive, supportive approach that promotes self-awareness and the interruption of unhelpful patterns of thoughts and behaviors that lead to being "stuck"...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Coping with life changes, Addictions, LGBT, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression.

Jessica Feldman (LCSW) - 5 Years Experience

Hello! My name is Jessica and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in North Carolina with 5 years of experience. I have worked with children, adolescents, adults, and families with a special focus on trauma, severe and persistent mental illness, depression, anxiety, and stress. I believe client self-determination and a strengths-based approach is very important in therapy and use these techniques to work with clients to address their goals. I believe that therapy is a team effort but a client driven experience. I will use my knowledge and skills to help identify your goals and work with you to help you achieve them.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Amanda Horting (LCSW, LCAS-A) - 6 Years Experience

I am a licensed clinical social worker in North Carolina with over 5 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with children, adolescents, and adults with a wide range of concerns including but not limited to depression, anxiety, trauma, bipolar, and relationship issues. I strive to create a supportive, therapeutic environment that empowers clients to identify current areas of concerns and develop proactive solutions that promote positive results. Through a collaborative partnership, I work to enhance each individuals ability to resolve their personal conflicts, fostering independence and self reliance...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Copi.

Cleo Thompson - 20 Years Experience

Hello and thank you for visiting my page. I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Massachusetts and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in North Carolina. I have over fifteen years of experience working with preteens to seniors. My experiences have taught me the importance of being an active listener who is nonjudgmental and noncondemning. In my work, it is important for me to inspire others. My specialties include Ethnic discovery, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focus Therapy, and Executive Functioning skill development...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem.

Tyeast Edmond (LCSW) - 3 Years Experience

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in North Carolina, who for many years have been counseling people who are dealing with depression, anxiety, poor anger management, problems within their intimate relationships, communication problems within their family, parenting challenges, grief/loss, adjustment issues and job loss. My counseling framework is a combination of Person Centered therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I believe that as a Mental Health Practitioner, my role is to empower clients to be the best expert on their life by teaching them tangible/realistic skills to help replace maladaptive thought patterns and behaviors that have caused chaos in their lives, with positive ones...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties.

Kemi Huntley (LPC) - 5 Years Experience

Hello my name is Kemi Huntley and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and I have a Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling. I have experience working with individuals on an authentic level; I'm always meeting individuals where they are and walking alongside this wellness journey with them to get them to a place where feel mentally strong enough to then empower themselves. In addition, I have experience in treating various mental health disorders and specialize in a few areas; stress, anxiety and depression. Stylistically, I try to encourage my clients to become self-confident and empowered...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Bipolar disorder.

Kristina Ellen (LPC, LCAS, CCTP) - 15 Years Experience

I am a holistic counselor who focuses on all aspects of the body and mind and what is necessary to maintain a balance there. I've been in the counseling field for 15 years and I have been a licensed counselor for the past 7 years. I have worked in all aspects of the counseling field including inpatient treatment centers, Assertive Community treatment teams, and Community Health as well as in Primary Care Medical Offices and now Private Practice. I believe that each of these steps in my career built a small part of what I now use to make sure that I am treating the whole person rather than just pieces of a person when they walk in my door...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Denise Mason (MSW, LCSW, LISW-CP) - 18 Years Experience

Hi! My name is Denise and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of North Carolina and Florida as well as a Licensed Independent Social Worker- CP in the state of South Carolina. I graduated from Norfolk State University's Graduate School of Social Work in 2000, concentrating in Family Systems Practice and Hampton University with a Bachelors of Arts in 1995. I have been a therapist for over 15 years with degrees in psychology and clinical social work, as stated above. I specialize in mood and adjustment disorders such as depression and anxiety as well as trauma associated disorders, but have worked with a variety of disorders dealing with, but not limited to behaviors, relationships and grief...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Starr Baldwin (MA, LPC) - 25 Years Experience

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in North Carolina with over 25 years experience in counseling. I have worked with individuals with a vast array of concerns including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, OCD, specific phobias, dementia, schizophrenia, PTSD, all types of abuse, relationship issues and parenting issues. I have had the opportunity to work in a variety of settings and have been able to develop therapeutic relationships with clients in multiple developmental stages. My theoretical orientation is Cognitive Behavioral, meaning that I believe that our emotions and behaviors are often caused or derived by one's thoughts...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem.

Amanda Smith (MA, MSW, LCSW) - 12 Years Experience

My goal is to help others recognize and embrace their inner strengths. I believe that this is the key to wellness and healing. We just have to learn to trust ourselves and grow from within. I operate a 100% strength-based practice that is designed to help you find your inner champion. I will help you learn to deal with whatever life throws at your way, leaving you with the tools that you need to overcome future obstacles. I believe that counseling is a teaching practice, where you can learn strategies to promote your own wellness and healing. It’s an investment in current and future self...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression.

Mattie Wellmon (MA, LPC, NCC) - 6 Years Experience

I am a licensed professional counselor licensed in North Carolina with over 5 years of experience working as a counselor and therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, and various mental health diagnoses. I have had the privilege of working in both outpatient and inpatient settings, in order to assist individuals in progressing towards their personal goals. I have also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Ann-Marie Duncan (MA, LPC, LCAS) - 25 Years Experience

I am a licensed professional counselor and a licensed addiction specialist in North Carolina with more than 25 years of counseling experience. I have worked in a variety of settings including medication assisted treatment centers, hospital psychiatric units, counseling centers, and private practices. I am currently a behavioral health specialist working with clients in a collaborative effort to provide counseling and assist in helping clients achieve relief from stresses associated with range of concerns such as substance abuse, anxiety, depression, adjustment to life’s issues and trauma...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Depression, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD.

AJ JEFFREY (LCSW) - 11 Years Experience

Welcome! Choosing a counselor is an extremely important decision. Trust and a good rapport is essential to success in the therapeutic relationship. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) I've happily worked in the mental/ behavioral health field for over 10 years in a variety of settings to include private practice, outpatient mental health clinics, and non profit organizations. I have developed the skill set and expertise of working with individuals ranging in age, diverse demographics and clinical needs such as depression, anxiety, parent/child conflict, abuse/ neglect, relationship conflict just to name a few...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties.

Aaron Horn (LMFT, MA) - 6 Years Experience

I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in NC. I know that raising kids is difficult, that healthy marriages take work and even the strongest individuals need help sometimes. I have over 10 years of experience working with families and individuals and over 20 years with adolescents. During that time I have seen a broad range clients who were experiencing both high and low points in their lives. This experience has taught me that none of us are immune to the stressors of everyday life. I believe that healthy psychotherapy can assist us in finding our own solutions to our own problems- whether those problems are internal or external, personal or relational, and individual or family oriented...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Coaching, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression.

Laura Smith (Ma, LPC) - 5 Years Experience

I am a licensed therapist (LPC) for the state of North Carolina, and have over five years of experience working with men, women, adolescents, and children of all ages. I counsel on variety of issues including, but not limited to, family violence, sexual assault/abuse, depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, conflict resolution, multicultural issues, LGBT issues, parenting, couples counseling, and bereavement. It is my goal to provide services that will empower clients to reach their own conclusions regarding issues discussed during our counseling sessions...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Lontonia Bryant (LPC, LCAS-A) - 10 Years Experience

I have a Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. I finished up my degree program in August 2016. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and also I am a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist Associate. I have over 9 years of counseling experience working in mental health and substance abuse. My education has prepared me to counsel adults, adolescents, and children in the private and public sectors. Therapy services include: individual, group, and family counseling. I have worked with adults and adolescents who has a mental health and substance abuse diagnosis...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Depression, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Carlithea Farrington (MSW, LCSW, MA) - 20 Years Experience

I am a personable, dedicated, and genuine Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 combined years of experience as a social worker and life coach. My experience includes working with clients with a vast range of concerns such as: depression and anxiety, relationship and family conflict, stress management, ADHD, parenting problems, career challenges, intimate-partner violence, and emotional, physical, or sexual abuse and trauma. In addition, I have experience working with people who are having to face the difficult decision to place their elderly relative into short and long-term care facilities, people facing homelessness or displacement, and having suicidal ideation...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression.

Christina Heffren (LCSW) - 9 Years Experience

"Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we'll ever do." -Brene Brown I am a licensed clinical social worker and have been practicing for about 9 years. My practice consists of a strength-based approach and the use of cognitive behavioral therapy. I have a lot of experience working with abuse, trauma, anxiety, depression, oncology, self-worth, grief and loss, body image, couples therapy, and sexuality. I provide a balance of warmth and validation paired with challenging you in working towards self-growth and attaining your personal goals...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, LGBT, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression.

Judy McLaughlin (MA, LPC, NCC) - 24 Years Experience

Hi, I am Judy. I am so excited about the opportunity to support you here on betterhelp. I have worked as a therapist for over 23 years with experience in individual and family therapy. I have experience working in the mental health field. I have worked in a broad range of clinical issues. I have the most experience working with anxiety, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anger management, family conflict, relationship conflicts, and complex trauma/abuse. I also have experience working with depression, intellectual/developmental disabilities, mild autism, and substance abuse issues...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression.

Kelly Griffin (MSW, LCSW) - 10 Years Experience

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in various settings. I have developed the skill set and expertise of working many areas under the umbrella of mental health management such as: depression, anxiety, family relationships/conflict, parenting, abuse/neglect, and life transitions. I have had substantial success with providing counseling to victims of domestic violence. My goal as a therapist is to make you feel comfortable, tap into your personal essence, and empower you through the process...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Hadley Berting (MS, LPC) - 4 Years Experience

About Me: I am a licensed therapist in North Carolina. I have been conducting counseling for four years with the first two focused on individuals 18 and under and the last two years working with ages 5 to 75. My goal is to create a safe space for clients to open up and discuss what is bothering them. Counseling can be a difficult process due to feeling like it is opening old wounds however it is helpful to process the past while taking steps towards your future. I have experience working with clients who have never been in therapy and clients who have been in therapy for decades...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Theresa Miller (LCSW) - 11 Years Experience

I want to help you live the life you desire. We all have times in our lives when we feel out of synch and need help sorting through the issues. My philosophy is that positive attitudes and actions create positive results. Throughout my career I have been counselling and helping people from all walks of life in a variety of settings. My style of counselling is very eclectic using techniques from a variety of therapeutic approaches. Together we will discover what works best for you. You will find me an empathetic listener, here to help you explore different perspectives of your situation...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Self esteem, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression.

Eb Roberts (LPC, JD, BC-TMH) - 20 Years Experience

Welcome! I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in North Carolina and Georgia with over 20 years of clinical experience in treating individuals and couples. My primary experience has been in working with professionals managing depression, substance use/abuse, anxiety, life-work balance stressors, eating disorders, and sexual matters. In addition, I have expertise providing care to individuals with Asperger’s, couples work, pre-divorce counseling, career/employment counseling, as well as proving faith-based counseling. My goal is to meet clients where they are and partner with them to consider and predict the natural consequences which come to bear based on choices...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Samantha Davidson (LCSW, CSAC) - 4 Years Experience

Hi, My name is Sam and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker as well as a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor. I pride myself in an open and collaborative approach in my counseling style. I value your input and attempt to guide you toward your goals in an accepting and challenging manner. I lived and worked for almost a decade in Hawaii and was fortunate to work with clients of varied backgrounds. Throughout my time as a counselor, I have learned the importance of cultural and family roles in counseling and the value of allowing you to be the expert of your story...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression.

Stephanie Kuehne (MS, LPC, LCAS-A) - 3 Years Experience

Hello and Welcome! I appreciate your consideration in creating a therapeutic relationship. I am a licensed professional counselor and licensed clinical addictions specialist- associate in North Carolina. I have been working in the mental health field as a licensed professional since February 2016. I have worked with individuals with a variety of diagnoses including depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), certain phobias, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as well other behavioral diagnoses such as oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder...

Specialties: Addictions, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Bipolar disorder.

Mari Flatt (M.A., LPC) - 5 Years Experience

My name is Mari Flatt and I have been working in mental health counseling for about five years. I obtained a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice from North Dakota State University and I received my Master's degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of North Dakota. I am currently licensed in Colorado, North Carolina, and Tennessee. During my time in this profession, I have worked with many individuals struggling with a wide variety of issues such as; depression, anxiety, PTSD, stress management, grief/loss, ADHD, relationship discord, family conflict, and trauma...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD.

Ashleigh Bryan (MS, LMFT) - 10 Years Experience

You've taken a courageous first step by reaching out for therapy and I would be honored to facilitate your therapeutic process. As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over ten years of experience in the field, I can offer expertise to facilitate reaching the goals you want to achieve in the therapy process. My goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life. Together we will unearth behavior patterns or negative perceptions that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, ADHD.

Christine Verolme (MA, LPC) - 10 Years Experience

My name is Christine Verolme and I have a Master's of Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. I have been counseling for 20+ years. I have served many clients dealing with change of life issues, marital issues, parenting, academic confusion, depression, anxiety, grief and those dealing with physical/mental/sexual abuse. I believe we all need non-judgmental support, patience, and understanding helper in our lives. My approach is warm, open, authentic, and compassionate. I mainly draw from Cognitive-Behavioral theory and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes, Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression.

David Ellis (LPCS, LCAS) - 35 Years Experience

For close to 35 years, I have been helping clients improve their mental health through Cognitive Behavior Therapy. The last nine years have been the most rewarding part of my counseling career. As a private practitioner, I have worked successfully with military families and active duty members returning from Afghanistan and Iraq. As a varsity football and baseball player in high school, I finished my athletic career at the University of Connecticut where I participated in Varsity football and lettered two years. I earned a Bachelor of Education from the University of Connecticut...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatig.

Thea Vondracek (MA, LMFT, LPCS) - 13 Years Experience

Hello! I have been a North Carolina Licensed Professional Counselor since 2006. I have particular interest in facilitating personal change and promoting effective communication. I bring to my counseling practice many years of life experience. I respect personal beliefs in regards to faith, religion, and spirituality. Christian-based counseling services are available upon request. I encourage self-sufficiency and personal strength. I promote purpose, intentionality, and kindness. Counseling can help you understand why you do what you do. It is a safe place to honestly explore emotions of anger, anxiety, sadness, and worry...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue.

Mariam Elshenawy (MSW, LCSW, CRM) - 10 Years Experience

Welcome. You're here in search of that intuitive feeling; of "yes, this person can understand me, help me work through where I've been, where I'm at, and where I want to go." The light in me acknowledges the light in you. The journey of a thousand miles starts with the first step. Below I have detailed where I have been, who I have helped, and my specialties in how I can help you. I've been there for thousands of people who have been at their own crossroads, helped them understand and make peace with their past, put their pieces together (Kintsugi style), deprogram unhelpful thoughts, and helped them move on to living a happy, healthy, meaningful, fulfilling way of life...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coaching, ADHD.

Jen Farrell (PhD, MSW, LCSW) - 3 Years Experience

My name is Jen Farrell, and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of North Carolina. I earned my PhD in Sport Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2009. I also have a Master of Social Work degree, specializing in Clinical Mental Health, from Washington University in St. Louis. In my experience as a clinician, I have worked successfully with individuals struggling with eating disorders/disordered eating, body image concerns, depression/anxiety, stress, family problems, and interpersonal/relationship difficulties...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Eating disorders, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Career difficulties, Compassion fatigue, ADHD.

Vaneka Campbell (LPC, LCAS-A) - 16 Years Experience

Hello. My name is Vaneka Campbell and I have 16 years of counseling experience. I worked 16 years in the behavioral health field with mentally ill/substance abuse populations. I currently work on a military base as a Military and Family Life Counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns, such as Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder, Anxiety, PTSD, Personality Disorder, substance abuse, relationships, work/life balance issues, employment concerns, anger management, deployment and reintegration, stress management, conflict resolution, decision-making, and adjustment issues...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Compassion fatigue.

Dr. Dominiquie Clemmons-James (PhD, LPC, CRC) - 7 Years Experience

Hello, I’m Dr. CJ and I’m glad you’re considering counseling! Whether you are new to therapy or just online counseling in general, I’m here to assist you in your time of need. I have 7 years of counseling experience and look forward to getting to know you better. My highest degree is a Doctorate of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Counseling and Administration. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC # 9531) and a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC # 00272838). I employ a multi-systemic approach that is founded upon person-centered therapy and evolves to include: Cognitive Behavioral, Solution-focused, and Narrative therapies...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Sleeping disorders, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Compassion fatigue.

Vanessa Black (MA, Ed, CAMS-I, CDVS-I) - 7 Years Experience

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself, my name is Vanessa Black and I've been a counselor for the past five years. I have a Masters degree in clinical mental health counseling and about 15 years of experience working in the human services field, I completed my Master’s degree May, 2013 and have since attained additional certifications and or credentialing in Anger Management, Domestic Violence, Sex Offender Treatment, Child and Adolescent Trauma, Clinical Addiction and Distance Counseling, I currently run my own practice called Words of Wisdom located at 1000 South Main St, Laurinburg, NC...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, ADHD.

Jeffrey Shaw (CRC, LPC, LCAS) - 18 Years Experience

Life can be challenging at times. Some of Life's challenges can occasionally lead us to addiction, feeling of loss, depression, anxiety, and relationship conflicts. The silver lining in these situations is that we all can experience positive change and positive growth with these set backs. Let's work together to find some positive patterns that can set your life's course back in the direction that's pleasing to you. Take the most important step in this process and that is connecting with me to accompany you on this journey. Remember, you already have the most valuable tool in your arsenal to regain happiness and that tool is " HOPE"...

Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes, Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coaching.

Dr. Donna M Chandler Kornegay (PhD, LPCS, NCC) - 14 Years Experience

Greetings, my name is Dr. Donna M Chandler-Kornegay. I am excited to work with you. I am a therapist yes, a counselor, or even a psychotherapist, You can even say I am a Christian counselor, or eclectic, or a generalist. It does not matter. I am just someone like you who has been broken into a million pieces at times because of the headaches, trials, and tribulations that life brings and I am looking to be restored into a new creature just as you are. Leading an intentional and purposeful life that is pleasing to my Maker, my friends, my family and above all MYSELF! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPCS), National Certified Counselor (NCC) and working toward certification as a Certified Sex and Addictions Therapist (CSAT)...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Bipolar disorder, Depression, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, C.

Melissa Groh (LCSW) - 6 Years Experience

Hello! Thank you so much for visiting my profile and for choosing to take this step in your life. My name is Melissa Groh and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of North Carolina. I have my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Truman State University and my Master of Social Work degree from the University of Southern California. I have been practicing as a mental health therapist for six years and have worked with people of all ages. Throughout my work, I have assisted clients with concerns related to anxiety, depression, trauma and abuse, grief and loss (hospice), life changes, parenting challenges, homelessness, substance abuse, and many other subjects...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Compassion f.

Tracie Hillard (LPCS) - 15 Years Experience

Hi! My name is Tracie. I have been working as a counselor since 2001. I have my BA from UNCW, my MS from ECU and a MDiv from Campbell. I love helping people work through stressors and problems so that they are able to move forward into the future that they are wanting. I provide individual counseling and family counseling for a wide variety of issues such as parent/child relationship issues, ADHD, depression, anxiety, self esteem building and improving communication within the family. Thank you for taking this step towards the future that you are wanting! I look forward to talking more with you!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Janie Waddell (MA, LPC) - 8 Years Experience

Hi There!! My name is Janie "Eve" Waddell and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master's degree in School Counseling and a bachelor's degree in Psychology. In my master's program and under supervision, I have 8 years of experience with counseling children, adolescents, adults, groups, and families. As a Qualified Professional and Mental Health Therapist, I have provided counseling to a diverse population of individuals with mental health illnesses and substance abuse issues. I have worked with kids of all ages focusing on self esteem, family conflict, ADD, ODD, anger management, peer relationships, and many more...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, ADHD, Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes.

Joanne Coddington (MA, LPC, LCAS) - 7 Years Experience

Hello and welcome! Thank you for taking a few moments of your time to read about me. Whether you choose to work with me or another therapist, I truly hope you find what you are looking for. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist in the state of North Carolina, a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Wisconsin, and a Registered Yoga Teacher. I have over 7 years of experience in the mental health field. I completed a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Northcentral University, a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Liberty University, and am currently pursuing a doctoral degree with Liberty University...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue.

Tyela Smith (MSW, LCSW) - 4 Years Experience

Hi! My name is Tyela Smith, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker currently practicing in North Carolina. I graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2011 with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology, then went on to obtain my Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Georgia in 2014. I began practicing in the field very shortly after graduating with my Masters, and have been working primarily with adults in community-based settings. I have extensive experiencing working with clients facing a variety of struggles including anxiety, depression, severe mental health disorders, substance abuse and dependence, life changes, relationship problems, and physical and emotional trauma...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties.

Josh Sheets (LCSW) - 8 Years Experience

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in North Carolina with 8 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients of various ages and circumstances with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, anger management, and motivation. I also helped many people who have experienced trauma and individuals with chronic pain. I take a holistic approach to treatment taking into consideration physical health, spiritual health or values, relationships and emotional/mental/behavioral health...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassi.

Dr. Allyson Matt (Ph.D.) - 8 Years Experience

Hi, I am Dr. Allyson "Ally" Matt. Before telling you about myself, I want to take a moment to acknowledge the significant step you are taking to seek out mental health services. For many people taking this step is very difficult and anxiety provoking so thank you for having the strength and courage to reach out. I sincerely hope that you find the therapist who will be the best fit for you. Now, I will tell you a bit about me. I am a licensed psychologist in the state of North Carolina, and I received my Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Purdue University, which is in Indiana in 2011...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue.

Lisa Wasoski (LCSW, LISW-CP) - 25 Years Experience

Do you have racing thoughts, sleepless nights? Is your thinking stuck in an anxious pattern of "what ifs" that make it hard to concentrate or focus? Do you have feelings of sadness that interfere with daily life? For nearly 25 years I have been helping people challenge lifelong messages that get in the way of personal fulfillment. Whether you hope to manage anger and stress, balance your mood, improve communication patterns, or change negative behaviors, I can help make it possible. I work with individuals to find balance and contentment...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, LGBT, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue.

Nadia Paloma (LCSW) - 4 Years Experience

Welcome! and thank you for your time in learning about me. My name is Nadia Paloma. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of North Carolina. I have extensive experience providing psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and adults. I have experience in assisting clients in overcoming specific symptoms related to mental health and emotional/psychological issues; and guiding each individual in solving difficulties in personal, social, occupational, family and interpersonal situations. As a clinician I have proficiency on offering the highest quality of individualized care; by helping identifying individual client needs, strengths, support system, resources, and psycho-education; in order to assure each individual can begin to feel supported, encouraged motivated to improve symptoms and adjust/cope with environmental stressors...

Specialties: Depression, Coping with life changes, Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Compassion fatigue.

Kerrie Byer (LCSW) - 5 Years Experience

Hello! My name is Kerrie, and I’m a Licensed Clinical Social Worker practicing in the state of North Carolina. I have over five years of experience working with adults and families seeking services for a variety of reasons, including addiction, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, parenting problems and issues related to trauma and abuse. I have also worked extensively with families who have been impacted by a loved one’s addiction or psychiatric crises. I received my MSW from Hunter College’s Silberman School of Social Work in New York City and my BA in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue.

Chris McKillop (LPC, NCC) - 3 Years Experience

Hi, my name is Chris McKillop and I am an LPC in North Carolina. I have been involved in the area of mental health and developmental disabilities since 1993. I received my Masters in Counseling in 2004 from the University of North Carolina in Charlotte. I have worked in community-based settings, group homes and transitional housing settings, as well as working as a school counselor for 2 years and a Juvenile Court Counselor for 6 years. I strive to promote an atmosphere of trust and acceptance where clients feel safe, supported and validated...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Depression, Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, ADHD.

Natalie Stainback (LCSW, LCAS) - 10 Years Experience

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about me! My name is Natalie and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist in North Carolina. I have 9 years of experience working with individuals with mental health and substance abuse concerns. I have worked in a variety of settings including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, school settings, outpatient therapy, in-home therapy, and addictions to include individuals using medication assisted treatment. I use evidenced based treatment; such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Mindfulness, and Motivational Interviewing...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD.

Sarah McArthur (MA, LMFT, LCAS-A) - 4 Years Experience

Hi there! My name is Sarah McArthur and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. In my time as a therapist, I have worked with individuals, couples, and families on issues ranging from struggles with life changes and adjustments, to the challenges that arise from substance use/abuse. Some other areas I've worked with include anxiety, depression, pre-marital concerns, LGBTQIA, relationship issues, and familial conflicts. My treatment approach is client/person-centered where I act as a supportive guide along whatever journey you are on...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Compassion fatigue.

Donisa Hammond (MA, LPC, LCASA) - 5 Years Experience

My name is Donisa Hammond and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor residing in the state of North Carolina. I am also associatively licensed as a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist. I received my Bachelors degree in Psychology from Fayetteville State University in 2012 and a Master's of Arts in Professional Counseling from Liberty University in 2014. I received my unrestricted license from the state of North Carolina in 2016, which means I have been practicing for 3 years. My areas of interest include, but are not limited to, depression, anxiety, adjustment difficulties, relationship conflict and spirituality...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Dr. Selin Tastan (PhD, LPC, CRC) - 6 Years Experience

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of North Carolina (License #:14433). I received my doctorate degree in Counselor Education and Supervision program from Wayne State University, Detroit, MI in 2012. I am also a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (Certificate No: 00117530). I have over fifteen years of human services experience as a volunteer, intern and therapist under supervision. I work with adult clients (17+) from all cultural and educational backgrounds. I provide individual, family and group counseling. I mostly worked with mood related disorders (such as Major Depressive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder or Bipolar Disorders), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Adjustment Disorders, PTSD, relationship problems, grief and loss, and substance abuse...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes.

Angelo Covington (LCSW, MSW) - 3 Years Experience

Hello, I am Angelo Maurice Covington (Maurice), a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in North Carolina. I studied at Appalachian State University (North Carolina) and at the University of Iowa. Living in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Iowa has provided me a chance to live around a variety of individuals in different cultural environments around the country. Therefore, my therapeutic approach is varied and open people from all walks of life. My main focus is helping you find ways to be your main support. I normally provide a mix of Person-centered therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Depression, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching, ADHD.

Casey Schoenauer (LCSW, LCAS, MSW) - 18 Years Experience

Taking action is monumental! Mending your heart and soul, healing fully and thriving in the present is possible. With care and spirit we can balance your current life. In doing so, this will allow us to safely lean into past pains, transform the suffering and restore your spirited heart. Where do we start??? Relating is a part of everyday life, we do it all of the time and yet it can be the hardest work we do! Relationships and the complexity of them demand a great deal of time and energy. Some of us feel like “we have to” or “it’s the right thing to do for…” or even “I should...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD.

Crystal O'Briant (LCSW) - 4 Years Experience

Welcome, and thank you for visiting my profile. My name is Crystal O’Briant. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of North Carolina with over 14 years’ experience in the mental health field. I’m originally from Virginia which was where I received my Bachelors in Psychology, but relocated to North Carolina where I obtained my Masters in Social Work at North Carolina State University. With having over 14 years of experience, I have held multiple roles within both the direct client care (Outpatient and Inpatient services) and Managed Care Organization field...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Anger management, Coping with life changes.

Alisha Cooper (LPC) - 12 Years Experience

Hello. My name is Alisha and I am a licensed professional counselor. Feel free to call me “AC”. Making that first call or signing up for an online platform for support takes a lot of guts. It means that you are up to making something happen differently. I don’t know what led you here or how difficult it has been up to this moment, but one thing for sure, something big is about to change for you. It is totally possible. I, for one, am excited about what this means for you. Counselors are not exempt from difficulties. We too have to do just what we coach others to do everyday...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue.

Byron Coley (MA, LMFT, CCTP) - 4 Years Experience

Hello, my name is Byron Coley and I am a licensed marriage and family therapist in Charlotte, NC. I completed my Master's degree at Pfeiffer University and am currently working on my PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy. Throughout my work, I have gained a passion for working with couples who are trying to heal and restore trust, improve communication, and identify expectations and boundaries within their relationship. Additionally, I enjoy working with parents, as they encounter challenges that accompany parenthood, which often include setting boundaries, ensuring emotional support, and communicating with one’s partner throughout the process...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue.

Julie Gleim (MS, LPC) - 3 Years Experience

Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in North Carolina, USA. I have over 6 years of experience as a licensed professional counselor and 10 years overall in the mental health field. I been privileged in working within inpatient, community based services, and outpatient settings. I have experience with working with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, depression, bipolar, history of trauma and/or abuse, conflict in family or relationships, ADHD, self-esteem, career, and parenting concerns. My counseling style is eclectic, as I pull from many different counseling theories to create the best individualized plan for each person...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Com.

Sharon Wilkening (LPC, LCAS, CCS, LMHC) - 16 Years Experience

I received my undergraduate degree from Syracuse University in 1998 after completing an internship at Georgetown Law. I worked in federal law enforcement from 1998-2002 while obtaining my MA in Forensic Psychology from Marymount University. Upon completion of my masters degree, I moved to NY and began working at Lewis County Community Mental Health Center running a youth diversion program for teens who were involved in the criminal justice system and had a mental health diagnosis. In 2003, I began working as a full-time therapist and soon after started in private practice working with those struggling with depression, anxiety, PTSD, trauma, domestic violence, substance use disorder, and premarital/marital issues...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching.

Lynn Morris (LCSW, MSW) - 15 Years Experience

Investing in yourself Would spending time focused on your specific goals and actions help you bridge the gap between where you are now, and where you would like to be? During my 15 plus years as a therapist, teacher, court lead and school social worker, I realize each individual has a story. Within that story, is a uniqueness all their own. I have had the privilege of assisting individuals of all ages in navigating life’s obstacles and emerge stronger. My focus is encouraging and empowering people to take an active role in their well-being...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression, Coaching.

Enausa Hendley (LPC, BCPCC, BCC) - 14 Years Experience

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), a Board Certified Professional Christian Counselor (BCPCC), and a Board Certified Coach (BCC). I have a total of 14 years of counseling/coaching experience. I’ve provided services in the public education system, the community mental health system, and the military behavioral healthcare system. My areas of special interest and experience are working with people who need encouragement in the midst of life's various transitions, teenagers and young adults as they strive to solidify their personal identity and navigate life's ups and downs, and couples/families who are in need of supportive services...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD.

Laurie Bowers (LPC, NCC, NCSC) - 28 Years Experience

Hello and Welcome. My name is Laurie Bowers and I have been a counselor for over 25 years. I graduated from Liberty University. I am licensed professional counselor in the state of North Carolina. I am so glad you have taken this step to get help and I would be glad to help you through journey. Life is a journey and as a counselor I can help you through those rough spots of life. Life has many twists and turns and you are not alone in this journey. I am here to help you reach your full potential. I use a client centered approach which includes the use of cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-based therapy and strength-based therapy when working with clients...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Depression.

Heather Scarboro (MEd, LPC, LCASA, NCC) - 6 Years Experience

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (NC #10893) with a Masters of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. I have experience in community mental health, college counseling, and private practice. My specialty areas include anxiety disorders, dissociative disorders, panic disorders, trauma, and depression. I offer both short and long-term therapy and use a confidential, practical, and positive approach with adults dealing with issues such as: Feeling stressed and overwhelmed Dissociation Depression and anxiety Sexual assault/Domestic violence Trauma/Abuse My counseling approach is eclectic, systemic, holistic and humanistic...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue.

Alyssa Gardner (MA, Ed.S, LPC) - 4 Years Experience

I have been a practicing Licensed Professional Counselor in North Carolina for four years. I have worked with people of all ages from varied backgrounds in different stages of life. I specialize specifically in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. This theory focuses on thoughts, feelings and actions and specifically looks for negative interactions between any of these three areas. In this therapeutic approach, we will look for irrational thoughts or untrue thoughts that may be holding you back from making necessary changes in your life. I have worked in multiple setting including office based and school based counseling...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Compassion fatigue, ADHD.

Dr. Michelle Harris (LCSW) - 16 Years Experience

I am a licensed social worker and life coach. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, stress management, and other life changing situations. My counseling style is warm , laid back, and engaging. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines person centered and holistic care of mind, body, and spirit. It takes courage to seek for a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Depression, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes.

Sam Silvaine (MS, LPC) - 5 Years Experience

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in North Carolina and have been practicing for 5 years. I have experience in serving adults in individual and couples counseling on issues including, but not limited to, anxiety, depression, childhood trauma, identity concerns, relationship issues, and career concerns. I am predominantly relational in my approach with you, which means that it is important to me that you see the humanness in our relationship. I generally engage in warmth and understanding with you, though I may also challenge you--when appropriate--to try out new behaviors or exercises...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Compassion fatigue.

Kaci Krpec (LCSW) - 7 Years Experience

Hello and welcome! Thank you for taking time to read about me. Whether we end up working together or you work with another therapist, I truly hope you are able to get the help and support that you need at this time. Practicing self acceptance and gratitude for ourselves and for others is the first step in changing long standing habits and giving way to express our most authentic self. I believe therapy is a place for self-reflection. It is that time in your week you give to yourself to share your innermost thoughts and feelings with someone who can provide you with honest feedback and help you tap into your strengths to move you past difficult times in your life...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Depression, Compassion fatigue.

Laura Hutchins (MA, LPC, LCAS) - 5 Years Experience

My name is Laura Hutchins and I have a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS) in North Carolina. I have experience working in private practice, school, and agency settings. I have worked with clients of all ages and from various backgrounds who have struggled with issues such as addiction, anxiety, depression, ADHD, ODD, self-harm, suicidal ideation, trauma, and LGBTQIA+ concerns. I am very open-minded and I ensure that I provide a safe space for every person I work with...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, ADHD.

Rae Marsh (LCSW) - 10 Years Experience

MY EXPERIENCE AND TREATMENT APPROACH My name is Rae Marsh. I'm a clinical social worker and therapist in North Carolina with a passion to help others navigate moments that feel overwhelming. I've provided counseling for the past 10 years and have helped people work through unresolved childhood trauma, divorce , friendship conflicts, anxiety, depression, self-concept challenges, financial behavior difficulties, family conflict, and issues surrounding child abuse and neglect. As I counsel I seek to provide an opportunity for transparency and self-awareness...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression, Compassion fatigue.

This list of North Carolina online therapists was last updated on Sunday, July 14, 2019