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Chandra Carter

(she/her)

Chandra Carter profile image
LCSW
5 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! My name is Chandra and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker located in North Carolina. I earned my Master of Social Work degree from Indiana University School of Social Work (IUPUI). I help people cope with life transitions and the stress that comes along with it. I have 19 years of experience working with youth and families in various settings.

Next available: Apr 27

Nikki Lowman

(she/her)

Nikki Lowman  profile image
LCSW
6 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! My name is Nikki Lowman. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in NC. I am an LGBTQ+ affirming therapist and a trauma-informed therapist. I have 6 years of experience. I specialize in working with children, adolescents and young adults (18-25). I specialize in providing trauma-based and client-centered therapy to help clients find peace and serenity in the middle of many storms life can bring. My goal is to always help clients understand that when you cannot change your environment, you change the way you respond to your environment. My approach to therapy is warm, interactive, collaborative and sometimes playful. My goal is to help clients find healing and to give them hope for the future. I believe we can all benefit from embracing our inner child more. I am here to support you on your journey to healing and creating a life worth living.

Next available: Apr 27

Jen Warshawsky

(she/her)

Jen Warshawsky profile image
LCMHC
21 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
In-person
1554c Union Rd,...
126 mi
Hi there, I am Jen. Do you want to improve the quality of your life? Do you want to make long-lasting changes that improve areas of your life such as work and relationships? I empower clients to overcome the daily challenges of dealing with such issues as depression (or other mood disorders), anxiety, PTSD/Trauma, and grief. I'm here to help clients (ages 10 & up) get back to a place in their life where they feel more balanced, secure and to a place where they feel happy with their overall quality of life. I do believe in a holistic approach that focuses on the mind-body-spirit connection. I utilize various techniques that include mindfulness, helping you identify and address irrational thoughts, motivational interviewing and more. I work with clients to identify treatment goals at their 1st appointment, if possible and I also like to assign therapeutic "homework" since this helps clients practice and eventually acquire the skills they need to feel better about themselves and their lives. No matter the issue, I'm here to help. Seeking therapy is a brave thing to do and I will provide a safe space to help you heal and grow. In our sessions, I will provide empathy, active listening and humor to help you overcome what is troubling you. I look forward to hearing from you soon!

Next available: Apr 23

Mary P. Jackson

Mary P. Jackson profile image
LCSW
4 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hey there! My name is Mary P. Jackson! I’m a mother, Nana, sister, auntie, daughter, and friend, so essentially, I’m every woman. I'm a Woman of Color who is committed to making therapy acessiable, not just to women but especially to women who look like me. I’m passionate about working with survivors of interpersonal violence, and sexual trauma and assisting women with managing everyday life stressors such as parenting, work, and relationships.

Next available: Apr 22

Alexis Highsmith

(she/her)

Alexis Highsmith profile image
LCSW
14 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
Are you struggling with feeling worried or depressed? Are you experiencing difficulty focusing or coping with life situations? Congratulations on taking the steps to improve your mental health. I feel that it is important to have your voice heard and I am here to provide a safe space just for that. I have worked as a therapist for the past 13 years with individuals and families. My goal is to help you reach for personal therapy goals.

Next available: Apr 29

Amie Hanson, LCMHC

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Amie Hanson, LCMHC profile image
LCMHC
6 years of experience
Virtual
Feeling overwhelmed? There are kids, parents, work, spouse, school, and when you think of all the things your head feels like it might explode. When you add in anxiety, depression, frustration from being unable to focus, grief, or any other mental health struggle, it probably adds to the whirlwind you feel like you're stuck in. Maybe you've been told "it could be worse," or to "be grateful," but this didn't make you feel any better. No matter how big or small you think your situation is, your emotions and what you're feeling are valid and important, and worthy of acknowledgment and exploration. It's time to take care of you and seek help, in a safe, empathetic, and judgment-free space. Once you feel heard and validated, we can dive in together to explore where your feelings may come from. I understand it can be hard to reach out for help, but I will meet you where you are emotionally and proceed at your pace. Allow me to join you in your journey.

Next available: Apr 23

Annie Williams

(she/her)

Annie Williams profile image
LCSW
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based out of North Carolina. I received my Masters degree from Arizona State University and have been practicing for 9 years. I believe that working together in a safe, non-judgmental environment can create space for the healing you deserve. In my early career I worked with Child Protective Services to support the reunification of children with their biological parents. I then moved to North Carolina to continue work with keeping families together that had suffered trauma and/or behavioral issues. From there, I worked as an individual therapist working with teenagers and adults. During that time, I led groups that focused on education for women who experienced anxiety on a daily basis. Prior to the Grow Therapy platform, I worked to support adults in crisis who needed immediate psychiatric support.

Next available: Apr 22

Tanasha Hooks, MA, LCHMC, LCASA, NCC, CCMHC

(she/her)

Tanasha Hooks, MA, LCHMC, LCASA,  NCC, CCMHC profile image
LCMHC
10 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
Honest Conversations and True Healing is my mission! Hello, My name is Tanasha Hooks I'm a licensed psychotherapist and owner of Emotional Wealth and Wellness PLLC. I currently hold the following certificates and licenses - MA, LCHMC, LCASA, NCC, and CCMHC. My clinical expertise consists of several years of working in mental health, substance abuse and healthcare. I have worked in agency settings and private practice settings which has given me the tools to provide therapy for a diverse range of clients. My experience includes adolescents and adults from all walks of life with mental health and substance use issues. I strive to continue to learn to ensure that my clients are given the best therapy I can provide. Change is not always easy, and making that decision change is scary, but it is worth it. What are those things that are keeping you from living the life that you always dreamed of? We will go on a journey of self-discovery, healing and empowerment that it will take to get you there. This therapeutic experience is all about you! You deserve to be the best version of yourself, ready to get started?

Next available: May 6

Jimmeal Peterson

(she/her)

Jimmeal Peterson profile image
LCSW
10 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
If you are here, that means you are thinking about yourself in a very attentive way! You have decided to make yourself a priority and I am so glad for the space that you're currently in! I have over a decade of experience guiding individuals and couples through life-altering and transitional events. I earned both my BSW and MSW from Florida State University. I am dedicated to providing my clients with the support and guidance needed on their journey toward improved mental health and well-being.

Next available: Apr 23

Renee Tong

(she/her)

Renee Tong profile image
LCSW
15 years of experience
Authentic
Direct
Empowering
Virtual
Renee Tong, LCSW, LISW is a highly skilled and compassionate clinical therapist dedicated to providing exceptional mental health care and support to adults over age 18, and seniors and is LGBTQ-friendly. Her private practice began in 2007. With a wealth of experience and a profound understanding of human behavior, Renee is committed to helping her clients navigate life's challenges and achieve personal growth. Renee earned her Master's degree in Social Work from Barry University, Florida, equipping her with a solid foundation in evidence-based therapeutic techniques and theories. She went on to obtain her clinical licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), demonstrating her commitment to professional excellence and ethical practice. She is currently licensed in the following states: Florida, Arizona, Virginia, Massachusetts, North Carolina, South Carolina, Washington, Oregon, Ohio, and Kansas. Throughout her career, Renee has successfully assisted clients from diverse backgrounds and with a wide range of mental health concerns. Her expertise spans various areas, including life transitions, anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, grief and loss, self-esteem struggles, Stress and worry, Caregiver stress, PTSD, Trauma, ACOA (Adult Child of Alcoholic or Drug Addict), addictions, Relapse Prevention, Dual Diagnosis, Grief, Shame and Guilt, Abandonment issues, Betrayal, Codependency, Toxic Relationships, Postpartum Depression, and Infertility-informed. By employing a holistic and client-centered approach, Renee fosters a safe and non-judgmental space for individuals to explore their emotions, thoughts, and experiences. Renee's therapeutic style combines empathy, active listening, and collaboration, ensuring that each client's unique needs and goals are addressed effectively. She employs evidence-based interventions such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness techniques, solution-focused therapy to promote personal insight, resilience, inner child wound work, narrative therapy, attachment style theory method along with client center humanistic approach towards positive change.

Next available: Apr 22

Lorena Gonzalez

(she/her)

Lorena Gonzalez profile image
LCMHC
10 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
In-person
8815 University...
102 mi
Hello, and thank you for considering me to be your therapist! I am a bilingual (English and Spanish) Licensed Clinical Mental Health and Addictions Therapist, as well as a clinical supervisor in NC and Licensed Professional Counselor in VA. I have over 9 years of experience as a licensed therapist, and over 18 years of experience in the mental health field, in various capacities. Therapy is genuinely a love of mine, and I am very invested in walking alongside clients on their journey. My therapeutic approach is person-centered with an existential and humanistic focus. I treat trauma, complex trauma, depression, anxiety, other mood disorders, and addictions in adolescents and adults. I believe that people can change and grow to their fullest potential when given a safe space to explore what is creating limiting beliefs in their lives and holding them back from seeing the magic in life.

Next available: May 21

Debbie Esque, LCMHC

Debbie Esque, LCMHC profile image
LCMHC
25 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, my name is Debbie. Are you struggling with anxiety, fear, depression, anger, disappointment, trauma or difficult relationships? I have worked with all ages and walks of life in my 25 years of experience. As a seasoned therapist. I believe that a successful outcome of therapy goals begins with a harmonious relationship with the client. This begins with a clear understanding of the needs and desires of the client. My approach is to have a kind, caring and sensitive demeanor, yet, direct and firm as needed to achieve success. I strive to listen well and give appropriate feedback. I attribute my successful record as a therapist to having the education, knowledge, work experience, and confidence to work with each client and consider it a privilege to work with each one. I would be honored to work with you.

Next available: May 3

Bob burnett

Bob burnett profile image
LCSW
27 years of experience
Virtual
I am a licensed clinical social worker in private practice since 1996. I have experience working in a multitude of worked in both inpatient and outpatient facilities. I have training in short term solution, focused therapy, addressing interpersonal, developmental an existential concerns. I am also well-versed in cognitive behavioral therapy. I seek to offer practical goals and objectives to my clients to address the changes they are seeking.

Next available: Apr 23

Leslie Jones

(she/her)

Leslie Jones profile image
LCSW
3 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Intelligent
Virtual
Do you struggle to understand your emotions? Do you experience situations that influence your feelings and thoughts? Are you ready for change? I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Registered Electroneurodiagnostic Technician. My work experience as a Clinical Social Worker includes crisis and detox facilities, outpatient therapy, medication assistance programs, substance use intensive outpatient therapy, and group therapy. As an Electroneurodiagnostic Technician, I performed tests on the brain, spinal cord, central and peripheral nervous system, and cellular functions. I combine both expertise to ensure mental and health needs are addressed. I specialize in CBT skills to help motivated individuals understand how emotions and thoughts influence behavior and life. Together, we will explore current situations and past experiences to identify how they affect your life today. We will use a whole-body approach to address the mind, body, and spirit needs to help restore balance and regain control over your life. Whether you're dealing with everyday stress, relationship problems, positive self-reflection, anxiety, or depression, I am here to help. Whether this is your first time or the tenth time, you're making the right choice. You will always be provided a safe space where you feel heard and supported. In our sessions together, I'll meet you with empathy and evidence-based practice techniques to help you overcome the struggles holding you back and assist you with determining the changes needed to bring about positive changes.

Next available: Apr 30

Liz Adamovich

(she/her)

Liz Adamovich profile image
LCSW
5 years of experience
Virtual
Hey there! I’m a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I graduated from App State (NC) 6 years ago. I work with adults who are experiencing trauma, anxiety, and depression and help them to find their way back to the best version of themselves. When we've experienced something troubling or traumatic in our lives, it can be difficult to find our way back to version of ourselves that feels whole and happy. I'm here to help you figure out who that person is and guide you back to them.

Next available: Apr 22

Shereka Shaw

(she/her)

Shereka Shaw profile image
LCMHC
13 years of experience
Authentic
Direct
Warm
Virtual
I am Shereka S. Shaw, a License Professional Counselor for the state of Georgia. Are you an African American Woman, often misunderstood, while struggling with managing being an employee, being a wife and being a mother? Are you a person who is often overwhelmed with various feelings related to stress, frustration and aggravation? I have over 10 years of experience working with those who struggle with managing their emotions due to depression, anxiety, or past traumatic events. With the use of Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy and high encouragement to engage in more self-care, I assist clients like you in developing skills that decrease levels of stress, as well as, anxiety and depression-related symptoms. The step is always the most difficult one to take and you have done that when you decided to seek therapy! Let's see how we can work together to develop healing and wholeness!!!

Next available: Apr 23

Kimberly Williams

(she/her)

Kimberly Williams profile image
LCSW
11 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Challenging
Virtual
Greetings, I'm Kimberly! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker practicing in North Carolina and Virginia. Do you feel managing life's transitions is becoming overwhelming? Are you struggling to keep up with your relationships, work and health? Is it hard to show yourself compassion? Through telehealth sessions, I assist individuals manage anxiety and depression while identifying ways to increase healthy self-awareness and self-esteem. Together, we can identify what's not working and get you back to balance. We'll use a whole self approach, addressing the needs of your mind, body and spirit. I also integrate Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, mindfulness, and assistance with developing a stronger relationship with yourself. Whether you're dealing with feeling overwhelmed, relationship issues or cycles of anxiety and depression, I'm here to help. Seeking therapy can feel scary but you're making the right choice. You deserve a safe space to heal and grow without judgment and during our sessions together, I'll meet you with compassion and evidence-based techniques so you can become a better version of yourself! So let's get started.

Next available: Apr 29

Dulcie Garrett

(she/her)

Dulcie Garrett profile image
LCMHC
25 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Empowering
Virtual
Hello, I’m Dulcie. Have you been struggling and wondering why it’s so hard to feel happy, have a positive outlook, and accomplish the goals you have for your life? Are feelings of disappointment, confusion, and failure contributing to problems with your emotional health and relationships? Do you feel like nothing will ever change so what’s the point in trying? Well, let me tell you why, you are worth it and it’s never too late to invest in YOU! I have many years of experience counseling great people just like you, working together to navigate life’s obstacles, find common sense solutions, and help guide and support you during life transitions. If you allow me to go on this journey of change with you, I will focus on a person-centered approach where your needs, goals, and objectives will be the roadmap for our work together. I will use evidence-based treatment techniques, largely based on Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to help you identify and change patterns in thinking and behavior that may be contributing to your current dissatisfaction. But perhaps even more important than the therapeutic approach employed, I will endeavor to build a relationship with you by being present, genuine, honest, and compassionate. I have learned that the outcomes my clients achieve are often a reflection of the strength of our therapeutic relationship. So, are you ready to partner with me as you endeavor to overcome the situations, relationship challenges, or symptoms that seem to be barriers between you and your best life? If so, I am committed to walking with you on your journey.

Next available: Apr 23

Kelly Hamilton

Kelly Hamilton profile image
LCMHC
19 years of experience
Virtual
I have been a NC licensed professional since 2001. I have a broad range of experience working with mental health and substance use disorders, but am a trauma therapist at heart, committed to helping you realize the best version of yourself. I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC), Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS), Certified Trauma Treatment Specialist (CTTS), Certified Clinical Military Counselor (CCMC), and National Certified Counselor (NCC). I am also registered as a Professional Counselor Telehealth Provider in the state of SC (#867). https:llr.sc.gov.TeleHealth/Counselor.html

Next available: Apr 23

DANIEL OLACIREGUI

DANIEL OLACIREGUI profile image
LCMHC
8 years of experience
Authentic
Humorous
Empowering
Virtual
My name is Daniel OIaciregui M.S. , LMHC. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida. I have been working as a therapist since 2017. I have the pleasure of working with a wide variety of clients. I have been working with substance abuse, anxiety, depression, trauma, first responders, and Bipolar clients. I am versed in several modalities including Gestalt, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused, Trauma, and EMDR trained. I utilize these approaches with my clients to help address and manage their needs. I believe it is essential to create a partnership with clients to maximize success. I believe increasing one's quality of life is key to better living. I appreciate and respect the courage it takes to ask for help, and am grateful for the opportunity to assist others.

Next available: Apr 25

Carolyn Miller

(she/her)

Carolyn Miller profile image
LCSW
14 years of experience
Empowering
Open-minded
Authentic
Virtual
Hi! My name is Carolyn and I absolutely LOVE my role in the Wilmington community as a Social Work clinician! I have lived in Southeastern North Carolina for 23 years, contributing to the academic growth of special needs children in the community followed by improving the mental health of our healthcare workers and others in the community. I currently own and run several businesses across the state of North Carolina. Along with my counseling practice, I run a private homeschool, a vacation rental, and an online writing businesses. I am enrolled in a Doctorate program for Social Work through Barry University in Moiami Shores, and I have had my private practice full time for 10 years and thoroughly enjoy each day in my work! Online therapy has been a great resource for me to reach folks outside of my local community.

Next available: Apr 22

Krystal Hall

(she/her)

Krystal Hall profile image
LCMHC
11 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
In-person
313 Clifton Str...
93 mi
My name is Krystal Hall and I am a licensed clinical mental health counselor, as well as a licensed clinical addiction specialist. I am also the owner of Joy's New Beginnings Counseling Services. For the past ten years, I had the pleasure of assisting individuals in obtaining a new way of life without the day-to-day experience of problematic symptoms related to their own mental health and/or substance use. I have worked in many different roles including individual therapist, group therapist, clinical supervisor, and community advocate.

Next available: May 1

Debbie Fritts

Debbie Fritts profile image
LCMHC
13 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
Hi, My name is Debbie! Do you ever feel the light has gone out and you are navigating alone and in the dark? Does life seem to have no meaning and purpose? Do you struggle to get out of bed? Has something happened in your life that has caused you to question yourself and everything around you? Find Hope Here – Let’s work together to find a brighter tomorrow. Life can be miserable at times but it shows great insight on your part to reach out for help. By doing this you have completed the first step. Being willing to accept, change, and adapt to your new situation, can be daunting and scary but I want to walk this journey with you. You are worth it and deserve a better life with consistency, growth and a little fun! I am a Licensed Mental Health Therapist with 13-plus years of phone counseling experience related to grief, trauma, depression, anxiety, and life transition related to postpartum depression, new careers, retirement, divorce, disabilities, and the aging process. Experience also includes building and maintaining relationships in a healthy way. I want to walk this journey with you providing empathy, education, and a non-judgmental safe place for you to share your thoughts and feelings. We will move at your pace because we cannot rush grief. Thank you for allowing me to share your life and its many detours.

Next available: Apr 23

Alisia Dulaney

(she/her)

Alisia Dulaney profile image
LCSW
18 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
Hi I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in North Carolina. I received my Masters in Social Work in 1998 from Loyola University Chicago. I have been a licensed clinical social worker since 2006. I have been in practice for 18 years and work with children, adolescents and young adults. I have treated many within outpatient psychiatric, hospital, school based, in home, and community mental health settings.

Next available: Apr 28

Erin McAdams

(she/her)

Erin McAdams profile image
LCMHC
21 years of experience
Solution oriented
Direct
Warm
Virtual
Would you like to create space for work/ life balance? Would it be helpful to learn more about the connection between your behaviors, feelings, and thoughts? Are you ready to talk about coping strategies- both those that work and learn new ones? I work collaboratively with individuals and families to manage stressors, feelings of stress and anxiety, and cope with addictions. I help clients develop coping strategies that may challenge past thoughts and behaviors but lead toward the accomplishment of goals. Sometimes, it is simply reminding ourselves of what worked before and getting back on track and other times, it is about learning something never practiced before.

Next available: Apr 23

Kristel Byrd

(she/her)

Kristel Byrd profile image
LCSW
2 years of experience
Authentic
Open-minded
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi, My name is Kristel. I am an LCSW who provides talk therapy via Telehealth. I am a multifaceted individual with a deep well of life experiences that inform my perspective. As a former military brat and spouse, I've intimately understood the complexities of life's transitions. My journey has taken me from being a stay-at-home mom to transitioning back into the workforce, granting me a unique appreciation for both roles. I'm a devoted mother of two children, and my path has been marked by significant challenges, including the struggle with infertility and profound grief. I proudly identify as a feminist and supporter of the LGBTQ+ community. These aspects of my identity deeply influence my approach to life and work. With a background in working with families, individuals, and children, I bring a wealth of experience. My personal journey has shaped my empathetic, compassionate, and inclusive perspective, which I offer as a source of support and understanding to those I work with.

Next available: Apr 29

Mark Gough

(he/him)

Mark Gough profile image
LCMHC
27 years of experience
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Direct
Virtual
My practice over the past 25 years as an LCMHC has allowed me to help people of diverse backgrounds overcome a variety of life's challenges. I help people by meeting with them, learning about their problems and discovering ways for them to feel more at ease. The most common issues that I help people with involve their moods (for example sadness, worrying, anger or stress) and with their relationships. All types of people come to see me; people just like you who have hit a bump in the road and want to help themselves feel better again. I've focused on adults and couples struggling with anxiety, depression, controlling anger, family conflict, substance abuse, and behavioral issues. If you're looking for someone to help, I'd welcome your call!

Next available: Apr 23

Dr. Beverley Gray

(she/her)

Dr. Beverley Gray profile image
LCMHC
20 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in North Carolina and Virginia with over 25 years of experience working with Children and Adults. I am also a licensed Chaplain and Ordained Pastor providing spiritual counseling for over 25 years. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, and ADHD, PTSD and trauma. I also assisted many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My therapy 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 combines cognitive-behavioral, person centered, trauma focused, solution focused therapy and spiritual counseling. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards change. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and empower you. I will meet you where you are and assist you with getting to where you want to be. I look forward to working with you!

Next available: Apr 23

Teresa Capers

(she/her)

Teresa Capers profile image
LCMHC
11 years of experience
Virtual
Hey there! I'm a licensed mental health counselor in North Carolina and certified in South Carolina. Helping people navigate through anxiety, adjustment issues, and depression is more than just a job for me—it's a passion. I genuinely want to see you live a happier, more fulfilling life and achieve the goals you've set for yourself. With over a decade of experience working with adults facing mental health and substance use challenges, I've seen firsthand how resilient people can be. I firmly believe that you're the expert of your own life. My role? To highlight your inherent strengths and help you build on them. My approach is all about focusing on what you're good at, rather than what you're struggling with. Together, we'll create a warm, supportive space where you can truly flourish and take control of your life. I'm currently open to new clients and accept a range of insurance plans including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, Cigna, and United Health Care. I also offer self-pay options. Plus, I provide online therapy sessions for added convenience.

Next available: Apr 26

Cynthia Huffstetler

(she/her)

Cynthia Huffstetler profile image
LCMHC
6 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Licensed Hypnotherapist based in North Carolina. I like to combine psychotherapy and hypnotherapy to give my clients the best solutions. I am very versatile when it comes to therapy. I can be solution based or just here to listen. I tailor different therapy models to fit my client's unique individual needs.

Next available: Apr 22

Makeda Bostwick LPC LCMHC NCC BC-TMH

Makeda Bostwick LPC LCMHC NCC BC-TMH profile image
LCMHC
12 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Empowering
Virtual
Do you feel pulled in different directions, unable to fit it all in? Are you struggling to keep up with your relationships, work, and health balanced? Is it hard to be kind to yourself? I help you manage anxiety and avoid burnout. Together, we can identify what's not working and get you back to balance. We'll address the needs of your mind, body and spirit. I integrate both cognitive and behavioral techniques to help you develop a stronger relationship with yourself. Whether you're dealing with overwhelm, relationship issues or cycles of anxiety and depression, I'm here to help. Seeking therapy can feel scary but you're making the right choice. You deserve a safe space to heal and grow. In our sessions together, I'll meet you with compassion and evidence-based techniques so you can overcome the habits holding you back. Let's work together!

Next available: May 7

Jonathan F Riffey MSW, LCSW, LCAS, CCS

Jonathan F Riffey MSW, LCSW, LCAS, CCS profile image
LCSW
13 years of experience
Virtual
I’ve helped others succeed in their marriages and goals, with varying addictions, PTSD, Anxiety, Men's Issues, the rebuilding of lives after difficult times & the pressures that today's First Responders, Caregivers, Healthcare Clinicians, Veterans, Business Leaders & Educators felt and will face in pre & post-pandemic America. I will confidentially support you, your partner, or your family in reaching your goals. Some desire to process events in their life, some prefer tangible real-world solutions right now, and some want both. Even as you help others, I am here to help. I am licensed as a therapist in North Carolina, Texas, West Virginia, Mississippi, and Rhode Island (LCSW). I am a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS) in N.C. and am a Certified Clinical Supervisor in Mental Health and Addictions. I offer Clinical Supervision Services and guidance to aspiring and practicing clinicians. For a complete description of my services available, please visit www.riffeypllc.com.

Next available: May 3

Wanda Kellyman, M.S., M.Ed., NCC, LCMHC

(she/her)

Wanda Kellyman, M.S., M.Ed., NCC, LCMHC profile image
LCMHC
7 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, I am Wanda Kellyman, a dedicated and highly qualified professional specializing in mental health and personal development. My extensive qualifications include National Certified Counselor, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Board Certified Life Coach, and Mindfulness Practitioner. With these credentials, I've honed my expertise in providing transformative therapy and guidance to individuals seeking personal growth and healing. My therapeutic approach is rooted in holism and strength-based principles. I understand that each person is a complex being with interconnected aspects of physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Rather than focusing solely on problems or deficits, I empower my clients by highlighting their innate strengths and resources, helping them effectively navigate life's challenges. To create a more engaging and dynamic therapeutic process, I integrate various forms of creative expression into my sessions. Through poetry, art, music, meditation, and movement, I encourage clients to explore and communicate their inner emotions and thoughts. This creative dimension not only fosters self-expression but also deepens self-awareness and introspection, leading to profound personal insights and growth. By harmonizing my certifications, experiences, and passion for holistic well-being, I strive to cultivate a supportive and compassionate environment where individuals can flourish and embark on their unique journeys of self-discovery and transformation. I firmly believe in the immense potential within each person to lead a fulfilling and purposeful life, and I am wholeheartedly committed to guiding them on that empowering path toward mental and emotional well-being. The overarching theme of my approach can be summarized in three words: Engagement, Empowerment, and Bliss. Through engagement in creative and reflective processes, clients find the power to empower themselves and ultimately achieve a state of blissful well-being.

Next available: Apr 23

Zoee Byrd

(she/her)

Zoee Byrd profile image
LCMHC
3 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
Hello! My name is Zoee Byrd and I am an LCMHC. I am based out of North Carolina and completed my Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health through Wake Forest University. I enjoy working with teenagers and adults of all ages through life transitions, general stressors, regulating mood, and overall gaining insight into who they are. I have been striving to help others create their life worth living for the past 3 years.

Next available: Apr 23

Quanda L Banks

Quanda L Banks profile image
LCMHC
5 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
5135 Morganton ...
48 mi
Greetings! I am a Licensed Clinic Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC). I earned my MS degree from Capella University. I have been licensed for 5 years and I love what I do. I was built for this profession. I specialize in Self-Esteem and Trauma. I work with a lot of individuals who have been in traumatic relationships and are wanting to learn how to regain themselves back.

Next available: Apr 23

Teshia Weeks Purvis

(she/her)

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LMFT
16 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Hi, I'm Teshia. Despite your best efforts, do you find yourself on the verge of divorce? Your marriage may be a disaster, but your divorce doesn't have to be! As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with nearly 20 years of experience as a family law paralegal, I possess a unique set of skills that are invaluable to those who find themselves in the throes of divorce. In addition to providing support through one of the most difficult life transitions, understanding that the legal process of divorce has the potential to inhibit the healing process and completely devastate families, I provide my clients with a better way to divorce...a way that builds up instead of tears down...a way that refashions your family instead of leaving it shattered. Since every ending brings a new beginning, my goal as your therapist is to guide you through the uncertainty of divorce, help you regain your balance and help you lay the foundation for a HEALTHY new beginning. No matter where you are in the divorce process, whether working as your therapist or as your divorce coach, I am dedicated to helping you regroup, recover and grow. "GREAT IS THE ART OF BEGINNING, BUT GREATER IS THE ART OF ENDING." -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Next available: May 2

Sunny Volano

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LCMHC
13 years of experience
Direct
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
Things can feel out of control and you don’t know how to slow it down. Life can feel like a whirlwind sometimes. Maybe thoughts are irrational, but can’t stop them. Maybe you are starting to realize you might not make the best choices. Maybe you have driven yourself into a state of panic. Maybe your child has hit a breaking point and you don’t know how to help. We can figure this out together. I want to help you achieve that balance you are looking for so you can start living the life you want. I have worked with children and adults for the past 13 years in community mental health, in schools, and in private practice.

Next available: Apr 23

Jay Arroyo, DSW, LCSW-S

(she/her)

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LCSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
Hi there! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker servicing mental health needs for over 10 years, graduated with my undergraduates in Psychology and Spanish, followed by my Master's of Science in Social Work, and ended with my Doctorate of Clinical Leadership in Social Work. I've previously worked with multi-ethnic children in foster group homes, adults in the Dallas area, with women, and most recently with active duty military personnel. I help people process and heal from trauma, which is a privilege for me, and I help people also deal with day to day life challenges brought on by mental health concerns in our lives.

Next available: Apr 24

Elliot Sanchez

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LCMHC
7 years of experience
Direct
Authentic
Challenging
Virtual
Come as you are. I believe change is possible. I am committed to helping people manage addiction, healthy marriages, relationship problems, grief issues, smoking cessation, anger problems, depression, anxiety and spiritual issues find resolve and live a satisfying life. I employ a style of counseling utilizing evidence-based practice, such as motivational interviewing, and Solution Focused Therapy complemented by Emotional Focused Therapy. Likewise, I look at strengths-based approaches, assisting clients in recognizing personal assets and resources necessary for change. It would be an honor to join you on your journey towards what you are looking for.

Next available: Apr 23

Jason Branch

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LCSW
5 years of experience
Virtual
Above all, I believe that therapy should be simple, stress-free and easily accessible. I am a warm and empathetic psychotherapist who takes a humanistic approach. My goal is to provide curious inquiry through a non-pathologizing lens filled with compassion and care. I view therapy as a heart-centered, shared journey focused on healing and wellness. I enjoy working with a variety of populations including adolescents, adults, and families. My passion is rooted in the primary mission of the social work profession to enhance human well-being and empower clients to be the best version of themselves that they can. Personal Interest: Spending time with my family, movies, sports, video games, comics, and some anime. Also, I love to smile.

Next available: Apr 23

Domonique Blackmon

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LCMHC
9 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Hello, I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS). I earned my Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling with a concentration in Rehabilitation counseling from North Carolina Agricultural & State University. I have more than 7 years of experience serving various populations in Outpatient and Inpatient settings. I have experience providing individual & group therapy to children, adolescents and adults struggling with a variety of issues and concerns including substance abuse, serious and persistent mental illness, criminal justice involvement,and mood disorder.

Next available: Apr 23

Valerie Presley

(she/her)

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LCMHC
9 years of experience
Virtual
Hi ! I look forward to working with you. I am a licensed clinical mental health counselor in the state of North Carolina. I love to work with individuals 18-64 help them with life's up and downs. I am a compassionate listener and will guide you at your pace . I am a Christian and see the world through the lens of the Bible. I am respectful of others beliefs and thoughts. We all need help at different times in our lives and I applaud anyone that makes their mental health a priority. Reaching out takes courage but you will never regret asking for help.

Next available: Apr 22

Evann Lavender

(she/her)

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LCSW
3 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
In-person
7048 Knightdale...
30 mi
I enjoy working with adolescents and young adults who struggle with anxiety, depression, and trauma. I have a passion for helping individuals reclaim their lives back from trauma, and I believe trauma therapy is more important now than ever. I believe the mind/body connection is very strong, and is important in mental health. I also work with clients who are experiencing stress, life transitions, and grief. I am trained in EMDR and IFS informed. I also use a lot of CBT, DBT, and mindfulness interventions. I am also very strengths- based. I am also an RYT and can incorporate yoga into sessions.

Next available: Apr 23

Jonathon Payne

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LCMHC
19 years of experience
Authentic
Humorous
Open-minded
Virtual
Hi, my name is Jonathon Payne and I am a practicing Licensed Clinical Mental Health Clinician, LCMHC, with the State of North Carolina with over 18 years of experience. Most of my work experience has come from working with individuals in crisis settings and or situations. The work has always been challenging, humbling, and rewarding. It has taught me the value of true genuineness and the importance of being able to connect with people and build working relationships. I love therapy. I respect the therapeutic process and value the hard work and introspection it requires. Therapy is something that I am passionate about. Everyday it provides me an opportunity to help others and learn from others. I am proud of the things I have learned, but even more humbled and optimistic of things that I continue to learn. One thing I would tell you is that a have a real passion and commitment to counseling and the therapeutic process. It is and has been what I love to do. I put tremendous value on the importance communication, language, and building a good therapeutic relationship or rapport. Its important to me that you, the patient feel safe, heard, and valued. My counseling style is very laid back and supportive, with a very non-judgmental stance. However, I am not afraid to roll my sleeves up and work hard. I believe in being supportive, motivating, and challenging. Its important that you have the opportunity to work hard, learn, grow, while developing realistic attainable and measurable goals.

Next available: Apr 22

LaTonia Curtiss

(she/her)

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LCSW
21 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
​ Do you struggle with feeling bad about yourself, developing and /or maintaining healthy relationships with others? Do you feel down, depressed, feeling you let yourself or others down? Do you experience feelings of anxiety, stress, or trauma? Are these concerns impacting you at home, work, or other places? Seeking therapy can be scary, however, you have made the right decision. I believe individuals are the "experts on themselves" and possess the ability to make the desired positive change in their lives. In the session, we will utilize a Person Center Approach consisting of meeting the individual were they are, actively listening, providing support, encouragement, and validation, as well as utilizing Evidence -Based Treatment Modalities ( such Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Based Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, Person Centered Approach, and Psychoeducation) Supportive Therapy, Stress Management, and Anger Management. Together, we will work collaboratively to treat the whole person and empower the person to find their way forward.

Next available: Apr 23

Denise Mason

(she/her)

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LCSW
23 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
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 and Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Vermont. 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. I am honest, open and direct, but warm and encouraging at the same time. I love to see the humor in different situations where some might not expect. I believe that humor can work in therapy when needed. I incorporate goal-setting for your mental health, personal and professional life. My counseling approach is client centered and I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Stages of Change as therapeutic interventions that will help you with the issues you struggle with.

Next available: Apr 23

Robin Lynn

(she/her)

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LCSW
21 years of experience
Warm
Virtual
Hi, my name is Robin. I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience. I've been fortunate enough to help adolescents, adults, and families work to create positive changes in their lives so that they can improve relationships, coping abilities during difficult times and better balance emotionally. As the world has become more challenging it's put additional pressure on all of us. Our jobs, relationships, and family life have increasing demands. It can be hard to feel healthy and whole. My goal is to work with you to empower you and help you find a better sense of peace in your life. It can be difficult to give yourself the grace to focus on your own needs, but this is a first step. I look forward to working with you.

Next available: Apr 23

Erin Cooley-Gross

(she/her)

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LCMHC
9 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hey, I'm Erin, and I love being a mental health counselor. I started my career as a preschool teacher, determined to save the world one child at a time. My father, the original Cooley, was a social worker who inspired my love of working with and helping people. Wanting to make a greater impact on the success of children and families, I pursued a Masters in Counseling. This began my journey into the world of mental health and it has truly been a journey of purpose for me. I tell my clients that I am a "geek" for counseling and I am always absorbing new information about the mental health field. I have been working as a trauma-informed therapist for many years. I am trained/certified in Cognitive Processing Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and, more recently, EMDR. I take into account the whole person, understanding that many factors make up health. I am creative in utilizing many modalities to help you achieve your goals with your mental health and overall well-being. I deeply believe in the natural desire for each person to reach wholeness and believe you are the expert of yourself. I desire to guide, support and challenge you to reach your fullest, actualized self.

Next available: Apr 28

Denise Johnson, LCMHC, LCAS, LPC, NCC, CCMHC

(she/her)

Denise Johnson, LCMHC, LCAS, LPC, NCC, CCMHC profile image
LCMHC
5 years of experience
Warm
Intelligent
Authentic
Virtual
Have you ever said “ I will never drink again” only to find yourself hours later drinking? Do you feel isolated, alone and misunderstood? Do you find yourself stuck in the same patterns of behavior and unable to break free? Is it hard to take a pause, slow down, be present? Are you having a difficult time handling the struggles in your life? Are you hesitant to talk to others about your problems? If you’ve been feeling hopeless or lost lately, or struggling with a problem in your life that feels unsurmountable, therapy could help you improve your everyday life. There’s no denying that life often presents us with our fair share of challenges, usually in the form of sudden change. These life transitions, even the positive ones, can throw us into a tailspin and leave us feeling stressed, confused, and vulnerable. But with the right tools and mindset, you have the power to not only overcome any adversity but also transform into a more authentic and confident version of yourself. I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Licensed Addictions Counselor in North Carolina, a Licensed Professional Counselor in South Carolina and am registered with the Florida Board to provide out of state telehealth serivces for Florida residents. I focus my practice on supporting adult women struggling with alcohol use, anxiety, low self-worth, and life transitions. I consider myself lucky to have been given the opportunity to live in Africa, Brazil, and France. Having been exposed to such vastly different cultures, religions, and languages, I found myself drawn to and fascinated by the study of human behavior and the role that culture plays in day-to-day interactions. For the longest time, I never knew how to answer the question, “Where are you from?” My answer was, “What do you mean? Do you mean where I was born? Where I’ve lived?” In an effort to learn more, I earned my bachelor’s degree in sociology and anthropology from Boston University. After taking a detour from my true passion, I made the decision to go back to graduate school and obtained my Master of Science with a dual specialization in clinical mental health counseling and marriage, couple, and family counseling and therapy from Barry University, located in Miami, FL.

Next available: Apr 23

Erin Martin

(she/her)

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LMFT
26 years of experience
Open-minded
Warm
Virtual
I’m Erin and as an Integrative Psychotherapist, I focus on helping you to achieve balance in Mind, Body, and Spirit. Are you struggling with feeling sad, down, and/or anxious? Have you suffered trauma and/or abuse? Do you feel ashamed and/or guilty? Do you struggle with liking/loving yourself? Do you feel unworthy? Do you compare yourself to others and view yourself as less than and/or behind? Are you finding it difficult to keep up with all the responsibilities and challenges of life? If so, I want you to know that you are not alone, I understand, and I am here for you to create a safe space wherein you can express yourself and be truly heard as well as seen. I specialize in toxic shame, Type 2 Diabetes, and autoimmune-related health conditions such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Irritable Bowel Syndrome & Inflammatory Bowel Disease, and Psoriasis. I wholeheartedly believe in you and your capacity to work through your struggles and create a life of joy and passion.

Next available: Apr 22

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