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

Kemi Huntley, LPC,

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 and specialize in a few are Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 5 years


Jessica Booth

Jessica Booth, MS, LMFT, LCAS-A,

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist as well as a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist associate. I have a Masters of Science Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from East Carolina University. I have had over 4 years of direct therapy experience in working with strong, inspiring people who work diligently to achieve their goals in life and find the peace they deserve. I am excited to work with individuals, couples, and families, and I am especially passionate ab Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 4 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 now Private Practice. I believe that each of these s Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 15 years


Tenisha McLean

Tenisha McLean, MS, LPC,

I am a licensed professional counselor licensed in North Carolina with over 5 years of experience working as a psycho-educational counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, self-esteem, Bipolar Disorder, OCD, ADHD and substance use. I also helped many people who have experienced trauma (physical, mental, verbal and emotional abuse). My counseling style is warm, fun and inter Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 5 years


Aaron Horn

Aaron Horn, LMFT,

I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in NC. I know that raising kids is difficult, that healthy marriages take work and even the strongest individuals need help sometimes. I have over 10 years of experience working with families and individuals and over 20 years with adolescents. During that time I have seen a broad range clients who were experiencing both high and low points in their lives. This experience has taught me that none of us are immune to the stressors Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 6 years


Barbara Grant-Kelly

Barbara Grant-Kelly, LPC, LCAS-A,

Hello there, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Certified Addictions Specialist in the Charlotte NC area. As a helping professional for at least 20 years, my experience is quite diverse and comprehensive. In the field of mental health and wellness, I have functioned in the capacity of Mentor, Educator, Foster/Adoptive Parent and Counselor. I have coached individuals on living, social skills, how to effectively resolve proble Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 20 years


Christina Collins

Christina Collins, MA, LPC,

Hello, and welcome to my page. I have been a practicing counselor for eight 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 value the client-counselor therapeutic rel Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 8 years


Shauna Allen

Shauna Allen, MA, LPC,

I empower clients to overcome personal obstacles through the use of clinically tested evidenced practices. I am a licensed professional counselor with a concentration in marriage and families. I have worked with children, families, and adults in a variety of settings and have created many outlets to help others gain enrichment. I have a masters degree in community counseling with a concentration in marriage and family therapy. I have also completed additional credits in famil Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 5 years


Jessica Feldman

Jessica Feldman, LCSW,

Hello! My name is Jessica and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in North Carolina with 5 years of experience. I have worked with children, adolescents, adults, and families with a special focus on trauma, severe and persistent mental illness, depression, anxiety, and stress. I believe client self-determination and a strengths-based approach is very important in therapy and use these techniques to work with clients to address their goals. I belie Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 5 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 asso Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 25 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.