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Dr. Demah S. Payne III
Dr. Demah S. Payne III
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC

Dr. Demah S. Payne III

Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC (he, him)

Verified by Psychology Today
6 Endorsed
Durham, NC 27703
Let's Connect (984) 266-3717
I'm so busy, I'm overwhelmed, I'm so burned out, I have a lot going on right now. If you have ever used one or more of the previous statement therapy may be for you. I work with clients to explore ways in which stress, anxiety, and burnout impact our lives and how we can navigate them successfully. I strive to meet the needs of each client in the areas of anxiety, depression, grief/loss, imposter syndrome, lgbtqia+ issues, self esteem, racial/ ethnic identity concerns, social justice, and trauma. I love helping people step in their greatness.
I utilized a person centered, narrative therapy, CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), and a strengths based approach when working with clients. Each session is a safe space for clients to address any mental health concerns that they have. I collaborate with each client to establish and achieve their counseling g
Call or Dr. Demah S. Payne III now for a free 15 minute consultation - (984) 266-3717

My Practice at a Glance

Available online only

Durham, NC 27703

(984) 266-3717
I specialize in Anxiety, Depression and Relationship Issues 
$135 Per Session, I accept insurance 
Individual one-on-one therapy 
Let's Connect (984) 266-3717

My Practice at a Glance

Available online only

Durham, NC 27703

(984) 266-3717
I specialize in Anxiety, Depression and Relationship Issues 
$135 Per Session, I accept insurance 
Individual one-on-one therapy 

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $135
  • Pay by American Express, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa, Zelle

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem | Elevance
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Optum
  • UMR
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (984) 266-3717
Dr. Demah S. Payne III
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (984) 266-3717
Dr. Demah S. Payne III
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by State of North Carolina / 10590
  • In Practice for 2 Years
  • License: North Carolina Board of Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors (NCBLCMHC) 10590 / 2011
  • Attended North Carolina State University , Counseling and Counselor Education/ Ph.D., Graduated 2020
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Over ten years of counseling experience. I have worked as a school counselor, crisis counselor, college counselor, and community counselor.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (984) 266-3717
Dr. Demah S. Payne III
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC
"
Over ten years of counseling experience. I have worked as a school counselor, crisis counselor, college counselor, and community counselor.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (984) 266-3717
Dr. Demah S. Payne III
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship Issues

Expertise

  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping Skills
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Imposter Syndrome
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men's Issues
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Personal Growth and Self- Esteem
  • Racial Identity
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
Do these issues align with your needs? or (984) 266-3717
Dr. Demah S. Payne III
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC
Do these issues align with your needs? or (984) 266-3717
Dr. Demah S. Payne III
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC

6 Endorsements

Liadainn (Lia) Gilmore
Liadainn (Lia) Gilmore
Clinical Social Work/TherapistMSWLCSW
Demah S. Payne III is a compassionate, warm and skilled therapist. Highly recommend!
Felix Morton IV
Felix Morton IV
CounselorPhDLCMHCNCCCHWC
Dr. Payne is an amazing clinician that provides culturally-sensitive care, and is dedicated to empowering his clients and helping them to achieve sustainable positive change in their lives.
Marvice D. Marcus
Marvice D. Marcus
PsychologistPhDHSP-P
Dr. Payne is a wonderful and kind colleague and friend. I trust his clinical wisdom and talents. Equanimous is the perfect word to describe him. Surely, this personality trait aids in the work of psychotherapy. He is a gift to the profession.
Dr. Asia Tonja Marie Amos
Dr. Asia Tonja Marie Amos
PsychologistPhD
Dr. Demah S Payne III demonstrates incredible capacity for compassion and kindness. As a former colleague of mine, I am inspired by his genuineness and ability to bring ease to any environment.
Joel Bethelmy
Joel Bethelmy
Clinical Social Work/TherapistMSWLCSWA
Demah prioritizes building rapport with his clients so they can begin to learn how to walk into their greatness. His integrity, compassion, thoughtfulness and experience continue to serve him well as a professional.
Cat Goyeneche
Cat Goyeneche
PsychologistPsyD HSP-P
Dr. Payne was a colleague while we both worked at Duke University Counseling & Psychological Services. He was an enthusiastic and knowledgeable co-facilitator on presentations, a trusted supervisor in the training program, and is a skilled clinician.

Client Focus

Age

Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
Lesbian Allied
Queer Allied
Racial Justice Allied

Ethnicity

Black and African American

Religion

Christian

Age

Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
Lesbian Allied
Queer Allied
Racial Justice Allied

Ethnicity

Black and African American

Religion

Christian

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Eclectic
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (984) 266-3717
Dr. Demah S. Payne III
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (984) 266-3717
Dr. Demah S. Payne III
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC

Location

Primary Location

Durham, NC 27703

(984) 266-3717
Call for a free consultation now - (984) 266-3717
Dr. Demah S. Payne III
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC
Call for a free consultation now - (984) 266-3717
Dr. Demah S. Payne III
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2024