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.


Kemi Huntley

LPC
5 years experience
Hello my name is Kemi Huntley and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and I have a Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling. I have experience working with individuals on an authentic level; I'm always meeting individuals where they are and walking alongside this wellness journey with them to get them to a place where feel mentally strong enough to then empower themselves. In addition, I have experience in treating various mental health disorders... Read More
Hello my name is Kemi Huntley and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and I have a Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling. I have experience working with individuals on an authentic level; I'm always meeting individuals where they are... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Chris McKillop

LPC, NCC
6 years experience
Hi, my name is Chris McKillop and I am an LPC in North Carolina. I have been involved in the area of mental health and developmental disabilities since 1993. I received my Masters in Counseling in 2004 from the University of North Carolina in Charlotte. I have worked in community-based settings, group homes and transitional housing settings, as well as working as a school counselor for 2 years and a Juvenile Court... Read More
Hi, my name is Chris McKillop and I am an LPC in North Carolina. I have been involved in the area of mental health and developmental disabilities since 1993. I received my Masters in Counseling in 2004 from... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years

Kelly Griffin

MSW, LCSW
10 years experience
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in various settings. I have developed the skill set and expertise of working many areas under the umbrella of mental health management such as: depression, anxiety, family relationships/conflict, parenting, abuse/neglect, and life transitions. I have had substantial success with providing counseling to victims of domestic violence. My goal as a therapist is to... Read More
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in various settings. I have developed the skill set and expertise of working many areas under the umbrella of... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

Thea Vondracek

MA, LMFT, LPCS
13 years experience
Hello! I have been a North Carolina Licensed Professional Counselor since 2006. I have particular interest in facilitating personal change and promoting effective communication. I bring to my counseling practice many years of life experience. I respect personal beliefs in regards to faith, religion, and spirituality. I encourage self-sufficiency and personal strength. I promote purpose, intentionality, and kindness. Counseling can help you understand why you do what you do. It is a... 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
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 13 years

Natalie Stainback

LCSW, LCAS
10 years experience
Thank you for taking the time to learn more about me! My name is Natalie and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist in North Carolina. I have 9 years of experience working with individuals with mental health and substance abuse concerns. I have worked in a variety of settings including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, school settings, outpatient therapy, in-home therapy, and addictions to include individuals using medication... Read More
Thank you for taking the time to learn more about me! My name is Natalie and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist in North Carolina. I have 9 years of experience working... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

Ann-Marie Duncan

MA, LPC, LCAS
25 years experience
I am a licensed professional counselor and a licensed addiction specialist in North Carolina with more than 25 years of counseling experience. I have worked in a variety of settings including medication assisted treatment centers, hospital psychiatric units, counseling centers, and private practices. I am currently a behavioral health specialist working with clients in a collaborative effort to provide counseling and assist in helping clients achieve relief from stresses associated with range of concerns such... 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
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 25 years

Kristina Ellen

LPC, LCAS, CCTP
15 years experience
First and foremost, I am very happy that you have chosen Betterhelp and I look forward to being able to help you through this trying time in your life. I go by Nicole. Kristina is my first name and what is on my license so that is what is listed. I am a holistic counselor who focuses on all aspects of the body and mind and what is necessary to maintain a balance there.... Read More
First and foremost, I am very happy that you have chosen Betterhelp and I look forward to being able to help you through this trying time in your life. I go by Nicole. Kristina is my first name and... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years

Autumn Austin

LPC, LCAS, BC-TMH
15 years experience
I believe the counseling experience is a very personal, shared interaction between two people; the most crucial aspect of this relationship is trust. To help you build this trust, I want to share with you my professional beliefs, background, and most importantly, what you can expect. I have a Master of Arts in Counseling from UNC Charlotte, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Board Certified Tele-Mental Health Professional in North Carolina. My... Read More
I believe the counseling experience is a very personal, shared interaction between two people; the most crucial aspect of this relationship is trust. To help you build this trust, I want to share with you my professional beliefs, background,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years

Afton Jones

LCSW, LCAS
6 years experience
A healthy mind is something that I believe is essential to overall health and I strive to do my best to help others improve in this area. Meeting clients where they are and helping them work through their ambivalence is something that I feel is essential to the therapeutic relationship. I specialize in helping women navigate life's transitions, set boundaries, and improve their self-confidence. I have years of experience working with adult populations to help them gain... Read More
A healthy mind is something that I believe is essential to overall health and I strive to do my best to help others improve in this area. Meeting clients where they are and helping them work through their ambivalence is something... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years

Alyssa Gardner

MA, Ed.S, LPC
4 years experience
I have been a practicing Licensed Professional Counselor in North Carolina for four years. I have worked with people of all ages from varied backgrounds in different stages of life. I specialize specifically in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. This theory focuses on thoughts, feelings and actions and specifically looks for negative interactions between any of these three areas. In this therapeutic approach, we will look for irrational thoughts or untrue thoughts that may be holding you... Read More
I have been a practicing Licensed Professional Counselor in North Carolina for four years. I have worked with people of all ages from varied backgrounds in different stages of life. I specialize specifically in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. This theory focuses... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 4 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.