Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Charlotte, North Carolina

Find a therapist in Charlotte, North Carolina that meets your needs. Browse our comprehensive list of affordable and licensed therapists in Charlotte to find a professional specializing in counseling people with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief and more.

Mariam Elshenawy

Mariam Elshenawy, MSW, LCSW, CRM

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 Read More...
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 Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years


Ashleigh Bryan

Ashleigh Bryan, MS, LMFT

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 Read More...
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 Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years


Kristina Ellen

Kristina Ellen, LPC, LCAS, CCTP

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 Read More...
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 Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years


Josh Sheets

Josh Sheets, LCSW

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, Read More...
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 Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 years


Joanne Coddington

Joanne Coddington, MA, LPC, LCAS

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 Read More...
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 Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years


Thea Vondracek

Thea Vondracek, MA, LMFT, LPCS

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 Read More...
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 Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 13 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 13 years


Christine Verolme

Christine Verolme, MA, LPC

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. Read More...
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 Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years


Ann-Marie Duncan

Ann-Marie Duncan, MA, LPC, LCAS

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 Read More...
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, Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 25 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 25 years


AJ JEFFREY

AJ JEFFREY, LCSW

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 Read More...
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 Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 11 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 11 years


Kerrie Byer

Kerrie Byer, LCSW

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 Read More...
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, Read More...
  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years


heather

Heather Douglas , LCSW

I help moms who are experiencing perinatal mood and anxiety disorders as well as parents affected by fertility issues, pregnancy loss, stress, marital strain, parenting conflicts, trauma, and grief. I work to support parents through their profound personal journeys, recognizing that this identity shift evokes questions around purpose, roles, values, relationships, and beliefs.

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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 17 years

Guide to finding Mental Health Professionals in Charlotte, North Carolina

In the state of North Carolina, Charlotte is indeed the most populous, totaling out to nearly one million people. Normally, this would be negligible, as most big cities have populations with comparable figures. What makes Charlotte different than most are three major factors: the climate that can sometimes get harsh and the potential challenges that people of certain nationalities or creeds could face. These things can make Charlotte a stressful place to live for some, and therefore it is important to know where to find a mental health professional.

Stressful Weather

Although it is a very appealing place to live in terms of aesthetics, Charlotte can experience some extreme weather at times. Winters are known to be somewhat harsh, carrying the possibility of ice storms that have the potential to ruin property. This can create stressful situations that warrant seeing a mental health professional, as the harsh and extreme winter weather of Charlotte can make driving hazardous as well as cause power outages.

The stresses of impending extreme weather may not seem like it is a worthy reason to see a mental health professional, but when all things are considered, it is a good idea. The stresses of everyday life can compound, and they can affect mental health more than any of us can realize. Seeing a mental health professional before, during, or after the intense weather of the winter can help you make solid preparations for the winter, provide comfort and support during the winter, or assist you in finding solutions if the harsh winter weather affected you.

The Race/Nationality/Culture Issue

A quick look at the population demographics of Charlotte reveals a couple of things. First, there is a high concentration of Caucasians and African American. There are not many other nationalities or races that reside in the city. This can be a cause for concern if you happen to be part of one of these outside nationalities or races. It can be difficult to fit in if you are part of a very small minority among a big city’s population. Seeking out a mental health professional in this case can help provide support and solutions for anybody who feels like they do not belong.

On the other side of the coin, if you are Caucasian or African American, it can be easy to be not only bored from seeing the same kinds of people around your city, but this kind of boredom can be extremely depressing and can affect motivation levels. Seeing a mental health professional can help with the feelings of depression brought on by boredom and monotony as well, and can also point out solutions as well. It is a mental health professional’s job to offer up solutions for any kind of adverse mental state.

Charlotte is located in the cultural south of the United States, a population of the nation that is known to lionize tradition. While this is not a good or a bad thing, it can sometimes downplay the challenges that the youth can face. Bullying among youths is a bit more common in Charlotte than in most other cities, with nearly 20% of high school students reporting being bullied and 15% of high school students reporting that they attempted or thought of suicide. If you are the parent of a high school student in Charlotte, it would be a good idea to keep a list of available counselors on hand, as there is a good chance that your child may need one.

The Religion Issue

Another part of Charlotte that needs to be addressed is the fact that their religions and other institutions of worship are lacking in diversity. A quick look at its Wikipedia entry will reveal that the religious institutions in Charlotte predominantly follow Christianity. This can be troublesome for people who live in Charlotte who have made the decision to not follow Christianity, as these people can feel left out. This can cause feelings of alienation which can then snowball into massive mental health issues. Although it seems like a trivial thing to see a mental health professional about an issue like this, it is still a very valid reason to see one, as seeing one can address the feelings of alienation before they grow into more intense mental health issues.

Where and How to Find Mental Health Professionals

The database of mental health professionals listed on this site was designed to help people browse through lists of relevant, qualified therapists ready and willing to help them. Each profile on site includes detailed information, so it is easy to find any given counselor that fits your needs.