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.


Ashleigh Bryan

MS, LMFT
10 years experience
You've taken a courageous first step by reaching out for therapy and I would be honored to facilitate your therapeutic process. As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over ten years of experience in the field, I can offer expertise to facilitate reaching the goals you want to achieve in the therapy process. My goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While... 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
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

Jessica Booth

MS, LMFT, LCAS-A
3 years experience
Hi, My name is Jessica. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and I work in private practice in Chapel Hill, NC. I am from NC and have lived here my entire life. I love my work and find fulfillment in helping others, but I also thrive on finding a work/life balance and love spending time with family and friends. I utilize a solution-focused approach with individuals to help you burst through the issues... Read More
Hi, My name is Jessica. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and I work in private practice in Chapel Hill, NC. I am from NC and have lived here my entire life. I love my work and find... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

Natalie Murray

LCMHC, M.Ed.
14 years experience
I specialize in couples counseling, relationships and sex therapy. The broad umbrella of sex therapy includes sexual abuse, sexual addiction, sexual dysfunctions and polyamory. I believe that cultural sensitivity and a positive therapeutic relationship creates opportunity for insight, growth, and change. I will work with you to understand your unique needs and tailor specific clinical interventions for you so that we can make positive strides toward your mental wellness. I am Safe Zone... Read More
I specialize in couples counseling, relationships and sex therapy. The broad umbrella of sex therapy includes sexual abuse, sexual addiction, sexual dysfunctions and polyamory. I believe that cultural sensitivity and a positive therapeutic relationship creates opportunity for insight,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 14 years

Kellisha Gray

MSW, LCSW
5 years experience
Hello!!!!! Are you having issues with sadness, difficulty with concentration, helplessness, hopelessness, nervousness, or not enjoying activities that you usually enjoy? Sometimes we can attribute these feelings to recent events that took place in your life such as a breakup, job loss, moving to a new location, a recent medical diagnosis, etc. In some cases, the symptoms that you are experiencing might be the result of ongoing issues, such as conflicts with family members, relationship issues,... Read More
Hello!!!!! Are you having issues with sadness, difficulty with concentration, helplessness, hopelessness, nervousness, or not enjoying activities that you usually enjoy? Sometimes we can attribute these feelings to recent events that took place in your life such as a breakup, job... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Stephanie Gooding

MBA, MA, LPC
3 years experience
My name is Stephanie Gooding, and I am a licensed therapist in North Carolina. I use a client-centered approach, meaning that the client sets the focus and pacing of our sessions. I am specifically trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). I describe CBT as helping clients incrementally change their behavior. My clients have previously described this approach as empathetic and respectful. The foundation of the client / counselor relationship is unconditional positive regard. This concept... Read More
My name is Stephanie Gooding, and I am a licensed therapist in North Carolina. I use a client-centered approach, meaning that the client sets the focus and pacing of our sessions. I am specifically trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

Christina Collins

MA, LCMHC
10 years experience
Hello, and welcome to my page. I have been a practicing counselor for over ten years, and prior to my profession, I had been working intimately with people in human services. I encourage you to take the first step in working with me to overcome blocks in your life as we work together in a warm, supportive, and introspective environment. I utilize a strength-based holistic framework treating the whole person. Using a Rogerian approach, I... Read More
Hello, and welcome to my page. I have been a practicing counselor for over ten years, and prior to my profession, I had been working intimately with people in human services. I encourage you to take the first step in... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

Khalid Greenaway

LPC
3 years experience
Welcome to BetterHelp! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the states of North and South Carolina. I graduated from Liberty University in 2013. My approach to counseling is very eclectic and person centered. I am experience in the utilization of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Family Therapy (FT), Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), and I also assist client with implementing forms of meditation into their daily lifestyle. My aim is to empower each person... Read More
Welcome to BetterHelp! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the states of North and South Carolina. I graduated from Liberty University in 2013. My approach to counseling is very eclectic and person centered. I am experience in... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

Dr. Shiahna Dye

PhD, HSP-P
13 years experience
I am a licensed clinical psychologist who received my BA in Psychology from Hampton University and her Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). I completed my pre-doctoral clinical internship at Mercy Hospital’s Marian Center in Springfield, Missouri. I have a range of experience with diverse populations including young adults in a prison and university counseling center; adults in private practice;... Read More
I am a licensed clinical psychologist who received my BA in Psychology from Hampton University and her Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). I completed... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 13 years

Jennifer Miller

LCMHC, NCC
6 years experience
As a mental health counselor, my commitments are to be your advocate, supporter, teacher, and encourager. Together, we will create a safe and trusting therapeutic environment where you feel comfortable to work. I began my career as a counselor well before I had a clue what professional counseling even was. As a public education teacher, I was drawn to the students in seeing so clearly their mental health needs and quickly knew I was meant... Read More
As a mental health counselor, my commitments are to be your advocate, supporter, teacher, and encourager. Together, we will create a safe and trusting therapeutic environment where you feel comfortable to work. I began my career as a counselor well... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years

Leah Schumacher

LCSW
5 years experience
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the state of North Carolina. I began my journey into social work and counseling after being honorably discharged from the US Army in 2006. Due to a lengthy combat tour overseas in Iraq, I was able to gain firsthand knowledge and understanding about the devastating effects Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Close friends of mine were irrevocably changed before my eyes, and I needed to understand... Read More
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the state of North Carolina. I began my journey into social work and counseling after being honorably discharged from the US Army in 2006. Due to a lengthy combat tour... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Natalie Huston

LPC, NCC
15 years experience
If you are looking to be restored from emotional, spiritual, or relational struggles and desire healing and wholeness from the inside-out, then this may be a good match. I offer relational, trauma-informed, and whole-person care for issues like anxiety, depression, couple relationships, past trauma/abuse, and life transitions. Read More
If you are looking to be restored from emotional, spiritual, or relational struggles and desire healing and wholeness from the inside-out, then this may be a good match. I offer relational, trauma-informed, and whole-person care for issues like anxiety, depression, couple relationships, past trauma/abuse, and life transitions. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years

Heather Douglas

LCSW
17 years experience
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. Read More
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. Read More
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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.