Elizabeth Read
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC Verified
Verified
Asheville, NC 28801
I work from the idea that all of our life experiences are opportunities to discover ourselves. The road to peace, health, healing, purpose, meaning, and happiness is learning how to allow and be more of YOU, and less of who you think you should/ need to be. You and I will process your story, get to know your patterns, see what is getting in the way, and ultimately help you feel empowered and inspired.
Individuals
(828) 333-7497
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Asheville, NC 28801
Individuals
I work from the idea that all of our life experiences are opportunities to discover ourselves. The road to peace, health, healing, purpose, meaning, and happiness is learning how to allow and be more of YOU, and less of who you think you should/ need to be. You and I will process your story, get to know your patterns, see what is getting in the way, and ultimately help you feel empowered and inspired.
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Pripo Teplitsky
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, MA, LCMHC Verified
Verified
Asheville, NC 28801
Are you overwhelmed or unsatisfied with your life? Do you want change but are having difficulties taking the necessary steps for making it happen? Are you longing for connection and love, and less conflict with those you love? I specialize in working with individuals and couples dealing with relationship issues. I also help adults who are feeling unhappy in other parts of their lives. As your therapist I am here to take your thoughts and feelings seriously and help you make sense of your life in order to begin the process of change.
Individuals
(828) 712-8398
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Asheville, NC 28801
Individuals
Are you overwhelmed or unsatisfied with your life? Do you want change but are having difficulties taking the necessary steps for making it happen? Are you longing for connection and love, and less conflict with those you love? I specialize in working with individuals and couples dealing with relationship issues. I also help adults who are feeling unhappy in other parts of their lives. As your therapist I am here to take your thoughts and feelings seriously and help you make sense of your life in order to begin the process of change.
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Tom Adams
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, NCC, LCMHC Verified
Verified
Asheville, NC 28806
Life is hard enough under normal circumstances, but especially so when we experience emotional pain stemming from unresolved issues from our past. Profound sadness, loneliness, isolation, alienation, anger, shame, and feeling misunderstood, abused, or neglected are some of the common distress signals that bring people into therapy. It can make all the difference to talk about whatever difficult thoughts, feelings, and past experiences you bring to the table, in an environment that is safe, non-judgmental, exploratory, and confidential.
Individuals
(828) 528-3055
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Asheville, NC 28806
Individuals
Life is hard enough under normal circumstances, but especially so when we experience emotional pain stemming from unresolved issues from our past. Profound sadness, loneliness, isolation, alienation, anger, shame, and feeling misunderstood, abused, or neglected are some of the common distress signals that bring people into therapy. It can make all the difference to talk about whatever difficult thoughts, feelings, and past experiences you bring to the table, in an environment that is safe, non-judgmental, exploratory, and confidential.
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Kaity Horseman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LCAS Verified
Verified
Asheville, NC 28801
According to Mental Health America (AMA), before COVID-19, data shows that over the past 3 years there has been a steady increase in the number of youth and adults struggling with anxiety and depressive symptoms and there continues to be an unmet need for individuals to receive proper care. AMA states, since the onset of COVID-19, the number of people looking for mental health services has “skyrocketed.” This past year has been painful for so many on so many different levels. If you're seeking balance amidst a myriad of uncertainties, let's connect. Therapy is not just another obligation. It's a gift to yourself and you deserve it!
Individuals
(828) 214-5080
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Asheville, NC 28801
Individuals
According to Mental Health America (AMA), before COVID-19, data shows that over the past 3 years there has been a steady increase in the number of youth and adults struggling with anxiety and depressive symptoms and there continues to be an unmet need for individuals to receive proper care. AMA states, since the onset of COVID-19, the number of people looking for mental health services has “skyrocketed.” This past year has been painful for so many on so many different levels. If you're seeking balance amidst a myriad of uncertainties, let's connect. Therapy is not just another obligation. It's a gift to yourself and you deserve it!
Paula Zerfoss, LCSW, Couple Therapy That Works
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Asheville, NC 28801
If you are having the same arguments over and over again, you are not alone. I will be with you every step of the way. I use Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples to interrupt repetitive Cycles where one person reaches out in frustration, causing their partner to withdraw and hide out. Couple Therapy doesn't have to be torture, and there doesn't have to be a "bad guy". I have helped couples with a range of issues from Domestic Abuse to infidelity to communication issues. I even use humor sometimes, but we don't waste a moment! I welcome couples who have been in couple therapy before and have almost given up.
Individuals
(857) 342-3184
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Asheville, NC 28801
Individuals
If you are having the same arguments over and over again, you are not alone. I will be with you every step of the way. I use Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples to interrupt repetitive Cycles where one person reaches out in frustration, causing their partner to withdraw and hide out. Couple Therapy doesn't have to be torture, and there doesn't have to be a "bad guy". I have helped couples with a range of issues from Domestic Abuse to infidelity to communication issues. I even use humor sometimes, but we don't waste a moment! I welcome couples who have been in couple therapy before and have almost given up.
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Sherry A. McKisson
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LCAS, NCC Verified
Verified
Asheville, NC 28801
If you're overwhelmed, anxious, or feel you've lost your way, therapy can help. You can take your power back. I help people who have experienced trauma and/or stress regain control of their lives. Extreme stress (trauma) can make it hard to cope and move past the experience. Circumstances like personal crisis, injury/pain (physical and emotional), and helplessness make it feel difficult to move forward. You've survived the traumatic event; you can heal and improve your life! I can walk with you so you're not alone.
Individuals
(828) 355-4401
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Asheville, NC 28801
Individuals
If you're overwhelmed, anxious, or feel you've lost your way, therapy can help. You can take your power back. I help people who have experienced trauma and/or stress regain control of their lives. Extreme stress (trauma) can make it hard to cope and move past the experience. Circumstances like personal crisis, injury/pain (physical and emotional), and helplessness make it feel difficult to move forward. You've survived the traumatic event; you can heal and improve your life! I can walk with you so you're not alone.
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Catherine Prather-Loewen
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LCAS, CCS Verified
Verified
Asheville, NC 28801
I am accepting new cIients. I believe we all have times in our lives when we can become overwhelmed and may need help from another person. If this is your first time seeking help, it can be intimidating to choose a therapist and begin the journey to healing. My goal is to help you explore challenging areas of your life, examine relationships, and support life transitions. I work with clients who are experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and loss, substance abuse and life transitions. No matter where you find yourself in your life journey, I promise you will be welcomed and provided with compassionate support.
Individuals
(828) 352-8281
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Asheville, NC 28801
Individuals
I am accepting new cIients. I believe we all have times in our lives when we can become overwhelmed and may need help from another person. If this is your first time seeking help, it can be intimidating to choose a therapist and begin the journey to healing. My goal is to help you explore challenging areas of your life, examine relationships, and support life transitions. I work with clients who are experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and loss, substance abuse and life transitions. No matter where you find yourself in your life journey, I promise you will be welcomed and provided with compassionate support.
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Andrew Bednarzik
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC Verified
Verified
Asheville, NC 28801
There are a lot of new pressures in your world right now. Things are changing quickly and there's a lot of uncertainty. "What if I crumble under all of these pressures?" You appear calm on the outside but on the inside you're wondering if you're really cut out for this. Anxiety about all of the uncertainty and your ability to manage it is real. It makes it difficult to think clearly and perform effectively, let alone be present in your day to day life. What can you control during these times of sudden change? You're ready for a mindset change - to go from reacting to taking charge of your life in this new environment.
Individuals
(828) 348-1860
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Asheville, NC 28801
Individuals
There are a lot of new pressures in your world right now. Things are changing quickly and there's a lot of uncertainty. "What if I crumble under all of these pressures?" You appear calm on the outside but on the inside you're wondering if you're really cut out for this. Anxiety about all of the uncertainty and your ability to manage it is real. It makes it difficult to think clearly and perform effectively, let alone be present in your day to day life. What can you control during these times of sudden change? You're ready for a mindset change - to go from reacting to taking charge of your life in this new environment.
Dominique Huneycutt
Psychologist, PhD, JD Verified
Verified
Asheville, NC 28801
Individuals
(828) 475-4517
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Asheville, NC 28801
Individuals
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Clint Matthews
Lic Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate, LCMHCA, LCASA Verified
Verified
Asheville, NC 28801
You want to be the hero of your own story and create your best possible life. But sometimes roadblocks: physical, emotional, and spiritual, get in the way so you end up feeling stuck and unsure of what to do next. The good news is you don’t have to stay stuck! Together, you and I can identify your goals, clear obstacles from your path, and write the story you’ve always wanted to live.
Individuals
(828) 827-1795
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Asheville, NC 28801
Individuals
You want to be the hero of your own story and create your best possible life. But sometimes roadblocks: physical, emotional, and spiritual, get in the way so you end up feeling stuck and unsure of what to do next. The good news is you don’t have to stay stuck! Together, you and I can identify your goals, clear obstacles from your path, and write the story you’ve always wanted to live.
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Janelle Railey
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, LPCS Verified
Verified
Asheville, NC 28801
Finding the right therapist is an important and sometimes difficult process. I suggest an initial consultation for you to meet me, discuss your concerns and get a sense of who I am and our connection. My approach is nurturing, mindful and responsive to your unique situation. I emphasize self-reflection and understanding over pathology and believe that therapy works best as an active partnership. I will be doing my part well if you feel you can safely explore anything that comes up for you in our time together.
Individuals
(828) 656-0784
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Asheville, NC 28801
Individuals
Finding the right therapist is an important and sometimes difficult process. I suggest an initial consultation for you to meet me, discuss your concerns and get a sense of who I am and our connection. My approach is nurturing, mindful and responsive to your unique situation. I emphasize self-reflection and understanding over pathology and believe that therapy works best as an active partnership. I will be doing my part well if you feel you can safely explore anything that comes up for you in our time together.
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Syd Speer, LCMHC/Asheville Integrative Counseling
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LCMHC Verified
Verified
Asheville, NC 28806
I believe that authentic & supportive relationship is the catalyst for positive change! I help couples, families & individuals better understand themselves & each other. I have extensive experience with relationship repair & enrichment, supporting families & individuals adjusting to separation & divorce, as well as successfully treating mood & anxiety problems. I have specialized training in Gestalt Therapy, Brainspotting, Dynamic Attachment Repatterning Therapy, Addiction Recovery support, alternative/integrative processes including Emotional Kinesiology, Single's Coaching, Heartmath, and several other modes of assisting change!
Individuals
(828) 230-8687
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Asheville, NC 28806
Individuals
I believe that authentic & supportive relationship is the catalyst for positive change! I help couples, families & individuals better understand themselves & each other. I have extensive experience with relationship repair & enrichment, supporting families & individuals adjusting to separation & divorce, as well as successfully treating mood & anxiety problems. I have specialized training in Gestalt Therapy, Brainspotting, Dynamic Attachment Repatterning Therapy, Addiction Recovery support, alternative/integrative processes including Emotional Kinesiology, Single's Coaching, Heartmath, and several other modes of assisting change!
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Melissa Bratter
Counselor, LCMHCA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Asheville, NC 28803
Does life feel overwhelming? Hopeless? Like no matter what you do things never get better? You find yourself lying awake at night beating yourself up, wondering why does life have to be so hard all the time? Others view you as successful, friends describe you as happy and outgoing yet inside you feel lost, lonely, and unfulfilled. You know you’re not living your best life and that it’s time for a change yet you don’t know what to do and don’t feel like you can trust in your ability to make good choices. You know there is another way to live and are ready to do whatever it takes to make changes for the better!
Individuals
(828) 376-8931
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Office is near:
Asheville, NC 28803
Individuals
Does life feel overwhelming? Hopeless? Like no matter what you do things never get better? You find yourself lying awake at night beating yourself up, wondering why does life have to be so hard all the time? Others view you as successful, friends describe you as happy and outgoing yet inside you feel lost, lonely, and unfulfilled. You know you’re not living your best life and that it’s time for a change yet you don’t know what to do and don’t feel like you can trust in your ability to make good choices. You know there is another way to live and are ready to do whatever it takes to make changes for the better!
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Megan Stanton
Counselor, MA, LCMHCA, LCAS Verified
Verified
Asheville, NC 28805
Are you leaving substance use treatment and looking for support? Maybe you're still using alcohol or drugs to help you cope with life. Have you tried to stop using and still find yourself unable to control your use? Do you feel like 12-step meetings aren't a good fit for you? If this sounds like you, then I may be able to help you. As a person in recovery, I am familiar with the never ending cycle of depression, anxiety, shame and regret that accompanies active addiction. I also understand the challenges of being new in recovery and not knowing what steps to take next.
Individuals
(828) 600-4755
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Asheville, NC 28805
Individuals
Are you leaving substance use treatment and looking for support? Maybe you're still using alcohol or drugs to help you cope with life. Have you tried to stop using and still find yourself unable to control your use? Do you feel like 12-step meetings aren't a good fit for you? If this sounds like you, then I may be able to help you. As a person in recovery, I am familiar with the never ending cycle of depression, anxiety, shame and regret that accompanies active addiction. I also understand the challenges of being new in recovery and not knowing what steps to take next.
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Tasha Hunter
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Asheville, NC 28803
NOT ACCEPTING ANY CLIENTS. You spend more time taking care of others than yourself. As a child, you experienced the painful effects of abuse and neglect. As a professional, you pledged to take care of others, to be the person you needed as a child. In your family, you are the " responsible" one. At work, you are the " go-to" person, mentor, trainer, and leader. Everyone counts on you for everything. When you aren't available, it's like everything falls to pieces. You are emotionally, mentally, and physically depleted. You feel forgotten, stressed, and burned out. You ask yourself, " What about me?" or " Who can I trust?"
Individuals
(984) 207-0757
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Office is near:
Asheville, NC 28803
Individuals
NOT ACCEPTING ANY CLIENTS. You spend more time taking care of others than yourself. As a child, you experienced the painful effects of abuse and neglect. As a professional, you pledged to take care of others, to be the person you needed as a child. In your family, you are the " responsible" one. At work, you are the " go-to" person, mentor, trainer, and leader. Everyone counts on you for everything. When you aren't available, it's like everything falls to pieces. You are emotionally, mentally, and physically depleted. You feel forgotten, stressed, and burned out. You ask yourself, " What about me?" or " Who can I trust?"
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Reuben W Travis
Counselor, MA, , LCMHCA Verified
Verified
Asheville, NC 28801
My areas of focus include: mindfulness, trauma, adolescence, family systems, parenting and co-parenting relationships, ADHD, anxiety, depression, grief, life changes, stress management, existential matters, and personal growth.
Individuals
(828) 554-8060
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Asheville, NC 28801
Individuals
My areas of focus include: mindfulness, trauma, adolescence, family systems, parenting and co-parenting relationships, ADHD, anxiety, depression, grief, life changes, stress management, existential matters, and personal growth.
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Eric Belsterling
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LCAS, CSAT, SP, CCS-I Verified
Verified
Asheville, NC 28801
I believe there are many ways to achieve well-being and recovery. Presence, patience, compassion, acceptance, and curiosity are some of the qualities I possess. I believe competent therapy is a co-creation between the client and therapist and pride myself in embodying everything I expect of my clients. I'm passionate about stewarding people to create greater acceptance, balance, inner attunement and well-being in their lives. I specialize in all addictions (substance use disorders, behavioral addictions such as chronically problematic sexual behaviors, men's eating disorders, porn, internet gaming) and/or co-occurring disorders.
Individuals
(828) 476-4278
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Asheville, NC 28801
Individuals
I believe there are many ways to achieve well-being and recovery. Presence, patience, compassion, acceptance, and curiosity are some of the qualities I possess. I believe competent therapy is a co-creation between the client and therapist and pride myself in embodying everything I expect of my clients. I'm passionate about stewarding people to create greater acceptance, balance, inner attunement and well-being in their lives. I specialize in all addictions (substance use disorders, behavioral addictions such as chronically problematic sexual behaviors, men's eating disorders, porn, internet gaming) and/or co-occurring disorders.
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Jake Klein
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSWA, LCASA Verified
Verified
Asheville, NC 28801
You have been trying to find some way to live a meaningful and fulfilling life. You have always experienced life with great depth and thoughtfulness, however, something hasn’t quite clicked yet. You perceive that others seem to have their lives together, although, in all of your rich internal experience, you haven’t been able to, just yet, put all of the pieces together. You may feel alone, experience anxiety, depression, or engage in compulsive behaviors you just can’t manage to quit. Yet something in you knows that there is a greater world out there, maybe even right around the corner, if you could just get a glimpse of it.
Individuals
(914) 653-7987
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Asheville, NC 28801
Individuals
You have been trying to find some way to live a meaningful and fulfilling life. You have always experienced life with great depth and thoughtfulness, however, something hasn’t quite clicked yet. You perceive that others seem to have their lives together, although, in all of your rich internal experience, you haven’t been able to, just yet, put all of the pieces together. You may feel alone, experience anxiety, depression, or engage in compulsive behaviors you just can’t manage to quit. Yet something in you knows that there is a greater world out there, maybe even right around the corner, if you could just get a glimpse of it.
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Matt Riley
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSWA Verified
Verified
Asheville, NC 28801
Sometimes we struggle to feel seen, find belonging, and have the kind of life that we deeply desire. We find that our old ways of surviving are no longer effective and may even be making things harder for us now. We get submerged in complicated feelings that are confusing and scary. I enjoy accompanying people through these issues, providing a supportive space for you to move through stuck points, process issues towards closure, and emerge to more genuinely appreciate your life and relationships.
Individuals
(828) 547-4006
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Asheville, NC 28801
Individuals
Sometimes we struggle to feel seen, find belonging, and have the kind of life that we deeply desire. We find that our old ways of surviving are no longer effective and may even be making things harder for us now. We get submerged in complicated feelings that are confusing and scary. I enjoy accompanying people through these issues, providing a supportive space for you to move through stuck points, process issues towards closure, and emerge to more genuinely appreciate your life and relationships.
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Deborah Deming Scully
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LCMHC, RPT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Asheville, NC 28801
Through my 27 years of experience working with individuals of all ages and backgrounds in a variety of settings, I have realized that a one-size-fits all model of treatment is not the most effective method of providing support and assisting with change. My therapeutic approach is grounded in the latest research on human and brain development, trauma and attachment, as well as the power of unspoken words and actions. I specialize in working with women, going through transitions or relationship trauma, children, teens with emotional and behavior problems and their parents who struggle with divorce, co-parenting and parenting skills.
Individuals
(828) 357-4455
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Office is near:
Asheville, NC 28801
Individuals
Through my 27 years of experience working with individuals of all ages and backgrounds in a variety of settings, I have realized that a one-size-fits all model of treatment is not the most effective method of providing support and assisting with change. My therapeutic approach is grounded in the latest research on human and brain development, trauma and attachment, as well as the power of unspoken words and actions. I specialize in working with women, going through transitions or relationship trauma, children, teens with emotional and behavior problems and their parents who struggle with divorce, co-parenting and parenting skills.

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The professionals listed here have identified their focus on individual therapy in Asheville or help for individuals seeking therapy. Individual counseling in Asheville, and psychologists who mostly work with individuals involves meeting with a therapist one-on-one for the purpose of reducing personal suffering which may occur in the form of problematic behaviors, beliefs or feelings.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Asheville are able to work with a wide range of issues and communities, including the BIPOC community in Asheville. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Asheville

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Asheville you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Asheville and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Asheville or family therapy in Asheville.