Shekita Brown
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LISW-CP, VSP Verified
Charlotte, NC 28262
Offers online therapy
Brown has provided clinical intervention with intensive in-home therapy, school-based therapy, and various forms of outpatient therapy to individuals, couples, groups, and families.
Shekita Brown is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 13 years of experience in the mental health field. Ms. Brown is a Certified Victim Service Practitioner (VSP) who has worked on both sides of the victim role with clients of all ages--i.e. victims of trauma, sexual assault, and domestic violence; crisis intervention; as well as therapeutic intervention to juvenile offenders. This experience led her to management, supervision, and training of other clinicians in the area of victim advocacy.
(704) 208-4762
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Charlotte, NC 28262
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Brown has provided clinical intervention with intensive in-home therapy, school-based therapy, and various forms of outpatient therapy to individuals, couples, groups, and families.
Shekita Brown is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 13 years of experience in the mental health field. Ms. Brown is a Certified Victim Service Practitioner (VSP) who has worked on both sides of the victim role with clients of all ages--i.e. victims of trauma, sexual assault, and domestic violence; crisis intervention; as well as therapeutic intervention to juvenile offenders. This experience led her to management, supervision, and training of other clinicians in the area of victim advocacy.
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Ashlynn M. Reed, PLLC.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, LCAS-A Verified
Charlotte, NC 28203
Offers online therapy
CBT has been proven an effective intervention modality for a host of emotional and behavioral concerns.
I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist- Associate in the state of NC. My work helps people with various mental and behavioral health concerns (e.g., depression, anxiety, co- occurring disorders, etc.) cope better with their experiences and/or make changes to improve their health and thinking. I also more generally work with people on improving stress, improving interpersonal skills/relationships, increasing motivation for change, and increasing self- awareness. I believe in the importance and impact of intersectional identity (race/gender/class) and use a multicultural approach to therapy.
(704) 270-6909
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Charlotte, NC 28203
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CBT has been proven an effective intervention modality for a host of emotional and behavioral concerns.
I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist- Associate in the state of NC. My work helps people with various mental and behavioral health concerns (e.g., depression, anxiety, co- occurring disorders, etc.) cope better with their experiences and/or make changes to improve their health and thinking. I also more generally work with people on improving stress, improving interpersonal skills/relationships, increasing motivation for change, and increasing self- awareness. I believe in the importance and impact of intersectional identity (race/gender/class) and use a multicultural approach to therapy.
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Sylvia Parsons
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MS, LCAS, MAC, CIP, CCTP Verified
Charlotte, NC 28204
Offers online therapy
Featured as the subject in a season 2 episode of A&E' s Emmy award-winning series Intervention and the A&E television special ‘After Treatment' with host, Christopher Kennedy Lawson.
Sylvia Parsons is the founder and CEO of Sylvia Parsons and Company, Inc. specializing in the trauma informed treatment of co-occurring disorders, women in transition, and the full spectrum of addictive disorders. Sylvia has a Master of Science in Addictions Counseling. Additionally, she is a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist, Master Addictions Counselor, Board Registered Interventionist, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and a Grief Counselor. Sylvia practices Motivational Interviewing, Person Centered, and Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and works with Mothers/Fathers of addicted children/adults and their family members.
(980) 291-9739
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Charlotte, NC 28204
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Featured as the subject in a season 2 episode of A&E' s Emmy award-winning series Intervention and the A&E television special ‘After Treatment' with host, Christopher Kennedy Lawson.
Sylvia Parsons is the founder and CEO of Sylvia Parsons and Company, Inc. specializing in the trauma informed treatment of co-occurring disorders, women in transition, and the full spectrum of addictive disorders. Sylvia has a Master of Science in Addictions Counseling. Additionally, she is a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist, Master Addictions Counselor, Board Registered Interventionist, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and a Grief Counselor. Sylvia practices Motivational Interviewing, Person Centered, and Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and works with Mothers/Fathers of addicted children/adults and their family members.
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Cassetta Scott
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, MS, NCC, LCMHC Verified
Office is near:
Charlotte, NC 28204
Offers online therapy
Adolescent/Child Services, Anxiety Disorders, Attention Deficit Disorder, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Crisis Intervention, Dialectic Behavioral Therapy, Domestic Violence, Gay-Lesbian Issues, Gender Identity, Group Therapy, Mens Issues, Mood Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Parenting Issues, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Psychotic Disorders,.
While living, your life can be pathway filled with lessons, hardships, heartbreaks, and joyous moments. Seasonally, we may experience an impasse, where life’s transitions hinder our ability to move forward or work through the barriers that we are forced to deal with. With the right counselor, you can re-center your focus and healing so that you can move forward with life. As a mental health counselor with more than 12 years of counseling experience, I have assisted both children and adults with centering their focus with their life lens. As your clinical support, let us see if I can assist with exploring pathway and your goals.
(919) 705-0776
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Office is near:
Charlotte, NC 28204
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Adolescent/Child Services, Anxiety Disorders, Attention Deficit Disorder, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Crisis Intervention, Dialectic Behavioral Therapy, Domestic Violence, Gay-Lesbian Issues, Gender Identity, Group Therapy, Mens Issues, Mood Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Parenting Issues, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Psychotic Disorders,.
While living, your life can be pathway filled with lessons, hardships, heartbreaks, and joyous moments. Seasonally, we may experience an impasse, where life’s transitions hinder our ability to move forward or work through the barriers that we are forced to deal with. With the right counselor, you can re-center your focus and healing so that you can move forward with life. As a mental health counselor with more than 12 years of counseling experience, I have assisted both children and adults with centering their focus with their life lens. As your clinical support, let us see if I can assist with exploring pathway and your goals.
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Kenya Denise Dawson
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, NCC, LPC, LCAS Verified
Charlotte, NC 28262
At Be Centered Counseling and Consulting, PLLC it is my goal to assist you in discovering who you are and lead you into the life you expect. While no one can predict life circumstances and difficulties, I believe through gaining a greater understanding of self and improving perception, it is possible to breathe new meaning into your life. I have experience working in various clinical settings with diverse populations. I partner with my clients to discover barriers which keep them stuck and unfilled. I am committed to providing a safe and comfortable atmosphere for you to share and grow.
(980) 238-3667
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Charlotte, NC 28262
At Be Centered Counseling and Consulting, PLLC it is my goal to assist you in discovering who you are and lead you into the life you expect. While no one can predict life circumstances and difficulties, I believe through gaining a greater understanding of self and improving perception, it is possible to breathe new meaning into your life. I have experience working in various clinical settings with diverse populations. I partner with my clients to discover barriers which keep them stuck and unfilled. I am committed to providing a safe and comfortable atmosphere for you to share and grow.
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Sheila Weaver
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSWA, MSW, RYS200, Doula, TripleP Verified
Charlotte, NC 28262
Offers online therapy
I have a broad range of experience working with individuals and families dealing with anxiety, depression, trauma, family dynamics, grief and loss and navigating life transitions. Recognizing the courage and vulnerability it takes to enter into a therapeutic relationship, I make every effort to create a comfortable, safe space that makes each individual feel genuinely seen, heard and understood. I practice from a place of openness and curiosity. That means, I don’t make assumptions and I don’t have one set, structured approach. Together we will discover ways for you to address your concerns, working to help you live LIFE.
(980) 399-5923
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Charlotte, NC 28262
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I have a broad range of experience working with individuals and families dealing with anxiety, depression, trauma, family dynamics, grief and loss and navigating life transitions. Recognizing the courage and vulnerability it takes to enter into a therapeutic relationship, I make every effort to create a comfortable, safe space that makes each individual feel genuinely seen, heard and understood. I practice from a place of openness and curiosity. That means, I don’t make assumptions and I don’t have one set, structured approach. Together we will discover ways for you to address your concerns, working to help you live LIFE.
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Alliance Community Transition Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Charlotte, NC 28202
Offers online therapy
*** We are near the end our waiting list and will be accepting new clients starting April 1, 2021.***
(704) 286-8135
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Charlotte, NC 28202
Offers online therapy
*** We are near the end our waiting list and will be accepting new clients starting April 1, 2021.***
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Niesha Gowens
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSWA Verified
Charlotte, NC 28262
Offers online therapy
Are you struggling to cope with life's obstacles? Are you feeling overwhelmed with life and not sure how to cope? Are you struggling with childhood issues that were never resolved ? Are you having issues with relationships such as marriage, friendships, family, and/or children that are causing you to feel overwhelmed? I work to help you confidently walk-through life and overcome life's hurdles. I enjoy working with those struggling with anxiety, depression, grief, overcoming trauma, or coping with life in general.
(704) 228-4944
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Charlotte, NC 28262
Offers online therapy
Are you struggling to cope with life's obstacles? Are you feeling overwhelmed with life and not sure how to cope? Are you struggling with childhood issues that were never resolved ? Are you having issues with relationships such as marriage, friendships, family, and/or children that are causing you to feel overwhelmed? I work to help you confidently walk-through life and overcome life's hurdles. I enjoy working with those struggling with anxiety, depression, grief, overcoming trauma, or coping with life in general.
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MBS Therapeutics, PLLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, LISW-CP Verified
Charlotte, NC 28213
Offers online therapy
We understand that beginning therapy can be anxiety-provoking. We work to create a safe place for you to explore your emotions. Our therapeutic style is nonjudgmental, dynamic, and caring. Our goal for you to feel understood and empowered each time you walk out of our door. We have worked intensely with children, and adults for over 4 years. We conduct individual, family and group therapy sessions. We provide therapy for children and adult victims of abuse, teens and adults in the criminal justice system, individuals, and families in intensive in-home therapy.
(704) 981-8509
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Charlotte, NC 28213
Offers online therapy
We understand that beginning therapy can be anxiety-provoking. We work to create a safe place for you to explore your emotions. Our therapeutic style is nonjudgmental, dynamic, and caring. Our goal for you to feel understood and empowered each time you walk out of our door. We have worked intensely with children, and adults for over 4 years. We conduct individual, family and group therapy sessions. We provide therapy for children and adult victims of abuse, teens and adults in the criminal justice system, individuals, and families in intensive in-home therapy.
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Donnetta Evans
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LCASA Verified
Charlotte, NC 28262
Not accepting new clients
My passion is working with members who identify with the mental health and substance use population. I graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Social Work from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in 2008. I obtained a Masters degree in Social Work from Winthrop University in 2014. I have worked as a case manager, psychiatric technician on an inpatient unit for adults and children, substance abuse counselor intern, and as a foster care social worker. I am currently a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist Associate in North Carolina.
(704) 486-8542
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Charlotte, NC 28262
Not accepting new clients
My passion is working with members who identify with the mental health and substance use population. I graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Social Work from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in 2008. I obtained a Masters degree in Social Work from Winthrop University in 2014. I have worked as a case manager, psychiatric technician on an inpatient unit for adults and children, substance abuse counselor intern, and as a foster care social worker. I am currently a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist Associate in North Carolina.
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Pinnacle Point Supportive Services.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LPC, LCAS, NPBC Verified
Charlotte, NC 28208
Offers online therapy
Pinnacle Point Supportive Services, LLC is an agency that provides services to individuals in need. Our goal is to assist individuals in achieving optimal mental, physical, and spiritual health through various supportive services. We want to help individuals and families learn different techniques to assist them in every aspect of their life. We strive to help each individual we encounter to go from one place to another. We will use skill building, anger management, and reality based approaches to help the people we serve get from the place they are in life to the place where they need to be.
(704) 893-1948
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Charlotte, NC 28208
Offers online therapy
Pinnacle Point Supportive Services, LLC is an agency that provides services to individuals in need. Our goal is to assist individuals in achieving optimal mental, physical, and spiritual health through various supportive services. We want to help individuals and families learn different techniques to assist them in every aspect of their life. We strive to help each individual we encounter to go from one place to another. We will use skill building, anger management, and reality based approaches to help the people we serve get from the place they are in life to the place where they need to be.
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Intentional Connections, PLLC
Lic Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor, MS; NCC, LCAS, BC-TMH, LCMHCS Verified
Charlotte, NC 28213
Offers online therapy
Intentional Connections, PLLC (I.C.) addresses life's issues. People often have thoughts, feelings, and or decisions to make, where it's beneficial to have someone to listen and receive support for better outcomes. I.C. will help to increase positive moments, leading to self-discovery and a better quality of life. Additionally, I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor (LCMHCS)-offering supervision to LCMHC-a's.
(980) 291-9206
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Charlotte, NC 28213
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Intentional Connections, PLLC (I.C.) addresses life's issues. People often have thoughts, feelings, and or decisions to make, where it's beneficial to have someone to listen and receive support for better outcomes. I.C. will help to increase positive moments, leading to self-discovery and a better quality of life. Additionally, I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor (LCMHCS)-offering supervision to LCMHC-a's.
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Dontay Mcarn
Lic Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate, LCMHC Verified
Charlotte, NC 28277
Offers online therapy
Thank you for allowing me to be a part of your journey. My goal is to promote wellness and wholeness within various aspects of a client’s life. My theoretical approach is integrative as I combine aspects of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), family systems therapy, and a humanistic approach in order to treat my clients. I believe that clients should be an active part of treatment from start to finish as you are the expert on your life. Therefore, I like to personalize treatment for each individual.
(704) 413-3530
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Charlotte, NC 28277
Offers online therapy
Thank you for allowing me to be a part of your journey. My goal is to promote wellness and wholeness within various aspects of a client’s life. My theoretical approach is integrative as I combine aspects of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), family systems therapy, and a humanistic approach in order to treat my clients. I believe that clients should be an active part of treatment from start to finish as you are the expert on your life. Therefore, I like to personalize treatment for each individual.
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Denise Drew
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LCMHC Verified
Charlotte, NC 28215
Offers online therapy
Have you been experiencing emotions that cause you to dislike yourself and others? Is your self-confidence and esteem negatively impacted? Have you been behaving in a manner that you would consider as out of the norm for you? Do you desire to be able to better manage your thoughts and feelings, but still struggle? Do you want to experience your relationships in a peaceful way? Do you want to get control of your life? Can you relate? Are you ready to invest in your own mental wellness? You no longer need to suffer in silence. I am here to help and together we can begin enhancing the areas in your life that matter the most to you.
(704) 327-5088
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Charlotte, NC 28215
Offers online therapy
Have you been experiencing emotions that cause you to dislike yourself and others? Is your self-confidence and esteem negatively impacted? Have you been behaving in a manner that you would consider as out of the norm for you? Do you desire to be able to better manage your thoughts and feelings, but still struggle? Do you want to experience your relationships in a peaceful way? Do you want to get control of your life? Can you relate? Are you ready to invest in your own mental wellness? You no longer need to suffer in silence. I am here to help and together we can begin enhancing the areas in your life that matter the most to you.
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Delynn Turner
MS, LPC
Charlotte, NC 28273
Offers online therapy
My ideal client is one that feels primarily suffering with Grief. I am an honest good listener incorporating theories through a path of healing. I have a passion in helping those through a journey towards healing through this Covid19 conditions. I am here for you in providing you with therapy if suffering through obsessive compulsions, Panic disorders, intrusive thoughts, PTSD, hopelessness, social isolation, trauma, grief and anxiety/depression. . If you are broken and think there is no light at the end of the tunnel then you are wrong. I offer sessions in person, by Skype or via phone.
(980) 825-4690
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Charlotte, NC 28273
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My ideal client is one that feels primarily suffering with Grief. I am an honest good listener incorporating theories through a path of healing. I have a passion in helping those through a journey towards healing through this Covid19 conditions. I am here for you in providing you with therapy if suffering through obsessive compulsions, Panic disorders, intrusive thoughts, PTSD, hopelessness, social isolation, trauma, grief and anxiety/depression. . If you are broken and think there is no light at the end of the tunnel then you are wrong. I offer sessions in person, by Skype or via phone.
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P & G Clinical Services
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LCMHCS Verified
Charlotte, NC 28212
Offers online therapy
I am a bilingual (English and Spanish) and bicultural professional who has worked with traumatized children and their families. I specialized in treating children, adolescents and adults who have experienced trauma. I have also worked with individuals with other mental health disorders (e.g., anxiety disorders, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, eating disorders, impulse control, addiction disorders, personality disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, etc.). Hablo y ofresco servicios en Español.
(704) 207-0995
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Charlotte, NC 28212
Offers online therapy
I am a bilingual (English and Spanish) and bicultural professional who has worked with traumatized children and their families. I specialized in treating children, adolescents and adults who have experienced trauma. I have also worked with individuals with other mental health disorders (e.g., anxiety disorders, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, eating disorders, impulse control, addiction disorders, personality disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, etc.). Hablo y ofresco servicios en Español.
Laurie Ford Counseling and Consulting, PLLC
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, LCMHC Verified
Charlotte, NC 28203
Offers online therapy
Are you looking for a therapist in the state of NC who will not only help you cope with your presenting symptoms, but get to the root of your emotions? Do you want to experience life from a place of peace? Ask yourself what might you do differently in life if you had the tools and the accountability to create a life full of healing and growth. Your goals are my goals; I will work with you to create a space that inspires warmth, promotes transformation, empowerment, resilience, solutions, and tools that uniquely fits your needs. You deserve a life that reflects who you were created to be. You were built for this!!!!
(980) 246-2983
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Charlotte, NC 28203
Offers online therapy
Are you looking for a therapist in the state of NC who will not only help you cope with your presenting symptoms, but get to the root of your emotions? Do you want to experience life from a place of peace? Ask yourself what might you do differently in life if you had the tools and the accountability to create a life full of healing and growth. Your goals are my goals; I will work with you to create a space that inspires warmth, promotes transformation, empowerment, resilience, solutions, and tools that uniquely fits your needs. You deserve a life that reflects who you were created to be. You were built for this!!!!
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LaKesha Shingler Howell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW , LISW-CP, LCASA, CSOTP Verified
Charlotte, NC 28262
Offers online therapy
Whether you need a confidential ear to vent or support; my mission is to help you improve your life. I provide compassion and a non-judgmental, culturally sensitive environment that allows others to express themselves, uncover the barriers to achieving happiness, stability and success. You don't have to continue living with your struggles. You can receive the help you need. I am here to assist you. Your happiness and improvements in your life is near. Step into Your Destiny!!
(704) 910-0136
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Charlotte, NC 28262
Offers online therapy
Whether you need a confidential ear to vent or support; my mission is to help you improve your life. I provide compassion and a non-judgmental, culturally sensitive environment that allows others to express themselves, uncover the barriers to achieving happiness, stability and success. You don't have to continue living with your struggles. You can receive the help you need. I am here to assist you. Your happiness and improvements in your life is near. Step into Your Destiny!!
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Mary Lisa Moore
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPCS, LPC, MS Verified
Charlotte, NC 28210
Offers online therapy
Moore Professional Counseling strives to build your emotional supports one session at a time. I am excited to announce availability for Telephone appointments specifically for individuals and families, living within the United States, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, interested in privately paid Therapy or Life Coaching. EAP services are available to Military personnel and their dependents throughout North Carolina. My counseling experience stems from working with children and adults exposed to trauma/domestic violence and adult women coping with depression, etc. The effective use of counseling skills I possess enable me to provide successful service delivery to individuals from culturally diverse backgrounds.
(704) 851-8460
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Charlotte, NC 28210
Offers online therapy
Moore Professional Counseling strives to build your emotional supports one session at a time. I am excited to announce availability for Telephone appointments specifically for individuals and families, living within the United States, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, interested in privately paid Therapy or Life Coaching. EAP services are available to Military personnel and their dependents throughout North Carolina. My counseling experience stems from working with children and adults exposed to trauma/domestic violence and adult women coping with depression, etc. The effective use of counseling skills I possess enable me to provide successful service delivery to individuals from culturally diverse backgrounds.
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T. Shontelle MacQueen
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Charlotte, NC 28277
Not accepting new clients
I specialize in psycho-diagnostic testing, parent coaching, adolescent and adult therapy, career assessment, mood disorders, and phase of life transitions. I tailor my approach to the unique needs of each client, and I am always happy to discuss your concerns over the phone prior to scheduling your first appointment.
(980) 368-3104
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Charlotte, NC 28277
Not accepting new clients
I specialize in psycho-diagnostic testing, parent coaching, adolescent and adult therapy, career assessment, mood disorders, and phase of life transitions. I tailor my approach to the unique needs of each client, and I am always happy to discuss your concerns over the phone prior to scheduling your first appointment.

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Intervention Therapists
An intervention can motivate someone to seek help for alcoholism, drug abuse, eating disorders or other addictive behaviors.

An addiction intervention therapist in Charlotte or a drug intervention Charlotte typically offers a comprehensive course of treatment that is designed to provide individuals who are involved with drugs with the education and life skills they need to overcome their addiction.

Alcohol intervention therapists in Charlotte focus primarily on how alcohol addiction affects the entire family. Interventionist counselors in Charlotte provide tools for the family to adequately deal with the situation, and work to establish healthy boundaries that restore order during this chaotic time. Most importantly, highly trained and educated interventionists work diligently to urge the alcoholic to accept treatment or face the consequences of his or her continued use.

The earlier an Eating disorder intervention in Charlotte takes place, the better the chance for recovery. The cooperation of a professional is an important part of this often complex assessment.

Everything that takes place within an intervention is facilitated and supervised by a professional interventionist. One of the ways the interventionist can assist is by preventing a breakdown of communication. The interventionist will often meet with family members and friends of the affected individual prior to the intervention. During this preliminary meeting, the entire group will work together to design an approach. This may include preparing individual letters that detail personal experiences or describe pain that has been caused by the addiction.