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248 therapists in North Carolina specializing in Self Esteem

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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: Jun 21

Polly Cox

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Polly Cox profile image
LCSW
10 years of experience
Authentic
Humorous
Virtual
I am a Clinical Social Worker licensed in North Carolina, Ohio, and Alabama. I graduated from the Joint Master's Program at the University of NC at Greensboro and North Carolina A&T State University. I am biracial/bicultural: White/Native American( Enrolled member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina). I've been working in mental health in various community roles for 15 years and I also volunteer with my local Native American Organization. I have experience in helping adults with anxiety, depression, family conflict, stress, motivation, and self-esteem. Based on my background, I also have a special focus on individuals who are Indigenous or identifying as bicultural/biracial as well as working with individuals who are dealing with grief, loss, caregiver stress, and bariatric surgery. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Those who identify as bicultural, Black, Native American, African American, BIPOC, QTBIPOC, LGBTQIA+, ability diverse, and all who have been historically marginalized and minoritized are supported.

Next available: Jun 19

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: Jun 18

Alexis Highsmith

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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: Jun 24

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: Jun 24

Annie Williams

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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: Jun 20

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

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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: Jun 18

Jimmeal Peterson

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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: Jun 20

Debbie Esque, LCMHC

Debbie Esque, LCMHC profile image
LCMHC
25 years of experience
Direct
Warm
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: Jun 19

Bob burnett

Bob burnett profile image
LCSW
27 years of experience
Intelligent
Solution oriented
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: Jun 24

Carla Gray, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Therapist, Doctoral Candidate

Carla Gray, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Therapist, Doctoral Candidate profile image
LCMHC
26 years of experience
Authentic
Humorous
Warm
Virtual
About me I come to you offering 26 years of providing therapy as an NC-licensed clinical counselor. I am a Ph.D. candidate and am all but done with my dissertation research in psychology on trauma in breast cancer patients. My background includes PTSD, severe anxiety and depression, divorce, PTSD, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, self-esteem work, grief work, sleep disorders, and chronic medical illness. I am a therapist who can meet you where you are and give you immediate skills that you can try for symptom relief, starting your journey to a healthier you. I practice cognitive-behavior techniques and will set measurable goals in therapy, providing tips for healthy coping techniques. I also offer psychotherapy sessions. It would be an honor to assist you in your healing. "We only live today once," let me help you make your days better. My history: I grew up in Waynesville, NC so I am a mountain girl. For now, I live near Charlotte, NC with my husband and 16-year-old son. We have a 7-acre working horse farm that we share with my retired showhorse, three rescue dogs, and a rescue cat. I am a two-time breast cancer survivor and my research for my doctorate is about breast cancer survivors and mental health, specifically PTSD, post-traumatic growth, and quality of life. I hope to empower you to have the quality of life that you deserve. "We will never live this day again - so let's make it a great one." -unknown author

Next available: Jun 24

Kimberly Williams

(she/her)

Kimberly Williams profile image
LCSW
11 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Warm
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: Jul 8

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: Jun 18

Kelly Hamilton

Kelly Hamilton profile image
LCMHC
20 years of experience
Challenging
Intelligent
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: Jun 21

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: Jun 20

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: Jun 18

Krystal Hall

(she/her)

Krystal Hall profile image
LCMHC
11 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
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: Jun 22

Porsche Collins

Porsche Collins profile image
LCSW
15 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker practicing in the state of NC, SC, GA and IN. I am the sole therapist of Empathic Hues Counseling and Consultation, PLLC. My practice was created to help adults dealing with depression, anxiety and needing guidance with adjusting to to a change in quality of life. I have experience in the areas HIV/AIDS as well as substance abuse. I hope to help individuals find peace needed to have more control over their lives and confidently overcome challenges. My goal is to help you understand “you” as well as focus on developing your internal and external strengths.

Next available: Jun 24

Debbie Fritts

Debbie Fritts profile image
LCMHC
14 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Empowering
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 14-plus years of 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: Jun 20

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: Jun 20

Erin McAdams

(she/her)

Erin McAdams profile image
LCMHC
21 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Empowering
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: Jun 18

Kristel Byrd

(she/her)

Kristel Byrd profile image
LCSW
2 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Open-minded
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: Jul 15

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: Jun 19

Dr. Beverley Gray

(she/her)

Dr. Beverley Gray profile image
LCMHC
20 years of experience
Direct
Solution oriented
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: Jun 20

Teresa Capers

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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: Jun 21

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