Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

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


Corey Pitts

MA, LCMHC, LCAS
4 years experience
Devoted, dedicated, and intrigued to not only embark on a journey in self-discovery, but also, in the utilization of the colors in which you hold. I am a 27 year old, ambitious counselor who graduated from Lenoir Rhyne University in Hickory, NC. I hold a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. My expertise stems in the treatment and management of co-occurring disorders, of which... Read More
Devoted, dedicated, and intrigued to not only embark on a journey in self-discovery, but also, in the utilization of the colors in which you hold. I am a 27 year old, ambitious counselor who graduated from Lenoir Rhyne University in... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 4 years

Karen Terese Kewak

LPC
10 years experience
My name is Karen Terese Kewak. I actually go by my middle name., Terese. I am a licensed professional counselor in North Carolina. I specialize in trauma and substance abuse. However, due to the nature of my work in trauma and substance abuse, I'm very also very knowledgable and experienced with assisting clients dealing with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief and bereavement and life transitions. I also enjoy working with couples to... Read More
My name is Karen Terese Kewak. I actually go by my middle name., Terese. I am a licensed professional counselor in North Carolina. I specialize in trauma and substance abuse. However, due to the nature of my work in... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

Sherry "Stella" Thomson

MSW, LCSW
15 years experience
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and haveworked in the mental health field since 1995. My main areas of work involved resolving past trauma, improving self-esteem, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and anger management. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Internal Family Systems and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). My counseling style is friendly and interactive and I hold a deep personal belief that all people have intrinsic... Read More
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and haveworked in the mental health field since 1995. My main areas of work involved resolving past trauma, improving self-esteem, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and anger management. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years

Joseph Stertz

MDiv, LCSW
5 years experience
Welcome to the BetterHelp platform. It takes a lot of courage and strength to reach out for help. I'm so glad you did. Hi, I’m Joseph Stertz. I’m a therapist and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. You might also call me a listener and a seeker. Together in therapy, we’ll explore the terrain of your inner life. Inside yourself is where you’ll find your values and goals. I believe that recovery from depression and anxiety... Read More
Welcome to the BetterHelp platform. It takes a lot of courage and strength to reach out for help. I'm so glad you did. Hi, I’m Joseph Stertz. I’m a therapist and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. You might also call... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 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

Jennifer Miller

LPC, NCC
3 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: 3 years

Ashley Cutrell

LCSW
5 years experience
Hi – It’s nice to meet you! You have already taken the first step to becoming a better version of yourself. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been in the helping profession for five years. I have experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families. I work with people whom have experienced trauma as a child or as an adult, people who are experiencing anxiety, depression, grief, low self-esteem, and relational issues. I am... Read More
Hi – It’s nice to meet you! You have already taken the first step to becoming a better version of yourself. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been in the helping profession for five years. I have experience working... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 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

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

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

Overview of Mental Health Resources in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Winston-Salem is the 5th most populous city in North Carolina with a recorded population of 245,549 as of 2018. The county seat of Forsythe County, Winston-Salem has most significantly played a role in the U.S. textiles and tobacco industries. While those industries still exist, they are not as large as they once used to be, and this has caused an upheaval in the identity of the city. Winston-Salem has increasingly become one of the leading areas in the country for nanotechnology, biotechnology, and other scientific industries.

The city is also changing in other ways as well. An ongoing problem the Winston-Salem area continues to deal with are the effects of substance abuse. Between 2005 and 2015 Forsyth county experienced one of the largest increases in opioid-related deaths among other comparable urban areas in the country. Substance abuse can often go together with mental health troubles- with people self-medicating rather than seeking alternative therapies.  This has been a significant enough issue that the community has identified mental health as one of the priority health issues to be addressed in their public health initiative. It is clear that vast improvements need to be made to the mental health services available for residents of the Winston-Salem area.

If you identify with suffering from some form of debilitating stress or depression, or even if you feel something is not quite right, it may be time to seek the assistance of a mental health professional or therapist. We can help you connect with the appropriate service depending on what your needs are.

Realizing that you are in need of support is not always easy to admit, but when you are at the stage that you need a helping hand, we want to be able to make your search is as simple as possible. It can be overwhelming to know where to start, but if you take a minute to decide what type of program or professional might help you most, you’ll be more likely to find an effective plan.

Starting Your Search for a Mental Health Professional

Asking yourself some initial questions may make your search for a mental health professional easier. If you take the time to think about your own needs and preferences, you are more likely to connect with someone who can best understand you. It will then be easier to review the differences between service providers. Here are a few questions that you should with:

  • What type of symptoms and emotions are you experiencing?
  • What do you want to gain from going to therapy or working with a mental health professional?
  • Are you more comfortable speaking with a male or a female about your personal issues?
  • What time and monetary resources do you have to devote to the process?
  • Would you be better served by working with a professional that specializes in the behaviors you are wanting to address? (For example, someone who has extensive professional experience in working with overeaters, etc.)

This list of questions is by no means complete, but it is a good place to start. By honestly answering them you’ll have a better idea of what your own needs are, and you can target mental health professionals that fit the criteria. Therapy is not a once-size-fits-all endeavor, it works best with highly-tailored to your individual needs.

Talking to Your Health Insurance Provider

Ask you begin your search for a therapist you should also talk to your health insurance provider and find out if and what they cover in terms of mental health services. You may find that your insurance company requires you to work with certain professionals in their own network. This could be a big consideration for you as it could help alleviate the out-of-pocket costs associated with treatment.

How e-counseling.com Can Help You Connect with a Winston-Salem Mental Health Professional

Through our site, you can view the wide-range Winston-Salem therapists and mental health professionals that are available to you. We make it easy to browse the qualifications of each provider and easily compare their service offerings, so you can choose from those that might be best able to help you. Once you develop a short list of therapists you think might want to work with, you can reach out to them individually and find out more about their process and see if there is a good rapport between them and yourself. Having the ability to clearly communicate with a therapist is an important factor in working toward your well-being.

Developing a great, trusting relationship with the right mental health professional can go a long way toward ensuring you are on the path to wellness.