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.


Catherine Ladd

MSW,LCSW
7 years experience
I am a License Clinical Social Worker in North Carolina with experience in the field of hospice care and private practice for 7 years now. I specialize in grief and loss, anticipatory grief, depression and anxiety but have also assisted clients with many other challenges such as lack of self-esteem, relationship concerns and stress management. My approach to counseling is relaxed, open and compassionate; a judgement free and safe place. I utilize cognitive... Read More
I am a License Clinical Social Worker in North Carolina with experience in the field of hospice care and private practice for 7 years now. I specialize in grief and loss, anticipatory grief, depression and anxiety but have also... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:7 years

Tara Parker

MSW,LCSW
5 years experience
Hi there! I’m Tara! I know that reaching out for help when we need it can be super intimidating and I applaud you for taking this big step. So many people spend such a great portion of their lives being sad, angry, depressed, or worried and I am glad that you are seeking something better for your life because we all deserve to be happy. My goal as a therapist is to help you develop... Read More
Hi there! I’m Tara! I know that reaching out for help when we need it can be super intimidating and I applaud you for taking this big step. So many people spend such a great portion of their lives being... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:5 years

Thea Vondracek

MA,LMFT
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

Michael Borenstein

LPC
3 years experience
Growing up I always knew I wanted a career where I would be able to help people and have a positive impact in their lives. I grew up in Baltimore, Maryland and attended Rutgers University in New Jersey where I earned a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Sociology. After graduating I moved to Washington, DC where I attended The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, DC campus for my Masters in Clinical and... Read More
Growing up I always knew I wanted a career where I would be able to help people and have a positive impact in their lives. I grew up in Baltimore, Maryland and attended Rutgers University in New Jersey where I earned... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:3 years

Elizabeth Bell

MA,NCC,LCMHC
3 years experience
Hello! My name is Elizabeth, however you are welcome to call me Beth. I am a nationally certified Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC), formerly known as Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), working in North Carolina. After working in the behavioral health field for several years, I obtained a Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling to better meet the individualized needs of my clients. My professional experience includes working with adolescents... Read More
Hello! My name is Elizabeth, however you are welcome to call me Beth. I am a nationally certified Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC), formerly known as Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), working in North Carolina. After working in the... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:3 years

Monique Willett

MS,NCC,LCAS-a,LPC,LCMHCS,BC-TMH
10 years experience
I am a National Certified Counselor (NCC), a Professional Counselor in the states of North Carolina and South Carolina. I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor in North Carolina as well as a Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor Associate, (LCAS-a) and Board Certified, Telemental Health counselor (BC-TMH). I have experience working with adults, adolescents, and children both in individual and group settings. I also have experience working with couples, families and in various settings... Read More
I am a National Certified Counselor (NCC), a Professional Counselor in the states of North Carolina and South Carolina. I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor in North Carolina as well as a Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor Associate,... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:10 years

Chris McKillop

LCMHC,NCC
6 years experience
Hi, my name is Chris McKillop and I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor 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... Read More
Hi, my name is Chris McKillop and I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in North Carolina. I have been involved in the area of mental health and developmental disabilities since 1993. I received my Masters in... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:6 years

AJ JEFFREY

LCSW
12 years experience
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 my work is rooted in a client-centered approach and led by the desires of those whom I am working with. You can expect a a warm and respectful approach, professionalism, and affirmation of your values and desires. My overall approach to counseling is... Read More
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 my work is rooted in a client-centered approach and... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:12 years

Carrie Savage

LPC,MAMFT
10 years experience
Carrie is a licensed professional counselor with specializations in Spirituality & Counseling, Addictions and Christian Sex Therapy, who offers a holistic approach to psychological wellness. Carrie holds a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is currently the owner of Savage Life Solutions LLC, a Christian counseling practice that integrates spiritual and mental components for a comprehensive approach towards lifelong spiritual, mental and emotional wellness. Carrie sees individuals, couples, and families (including blended families)... Read More
Carrie is a licensed professional counselor with specializations in Spirituality & Counseling, Addictions and Christian Sex Therapy, who offers a holistic approach to psychological wellness. Carrie holds a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is currently the... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:10 years

Jeff Thompson

MA,LPC
14 years experience
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor licensed in North Carolina with over 13 years of experience working as a psychotherapist and life coach. Over the years, I have had the opportunity to work with a wide variety of clients coping with a range of issues including PTSD, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD and ADHD. I have also helped athletes, musicians and actors toward peak performance. My counseling style is friendly, authentic, and... Read More
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor licensed in North Carolina with over 13 years of experience working as a psychotherapist and life coach. Over the years, I have had the opportunity to work with a wide variety of clients coping... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:14 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

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.