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.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(828) 333-7497
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Asheville, NC 28801
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
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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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!
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(828) 214-5080
Verified
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Asheville, NC 28801
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
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!
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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.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(828) 355-4401
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Asheville, NC 28801
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
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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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.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(828) 348-1860
Verified
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Asheville, NC 28801
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
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.
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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.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(828) 827-1795
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Asheville, NC 28801
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
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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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!
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(828) 230-8687
Verified
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Asheville, NC 28806
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
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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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.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(828) 476-4278
Verified
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Asheville, NC 28801
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
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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Anquinett L Burnett
Counselor, MA, , LCMHC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Asheville, NC 28803
We all have obstacles in this life that we must navigate. The part that falls on us is how we cope with these obstacles. You have to make decisions that could hinder our growth. You may become overwhelmed and do nothing. But guess what, that is still a decision. My role is to help guide you to the path that is best for you. I offer different techniques that are shaped to help you obtain the answers that you are seeking. As a team we will develop coping skills, identify patterns and learn to make better decisions.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(828) 528-3381
Verified
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Office is near:
Asheville, NC 28803
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
We all have obstacles in this life that we must navigate. The part that falls on us is how we cope with these obstacles. You have to make decisions that could hinder our growth. You may become overwhelmed and do nothing. But guess what, that is still a decision. My role is to help guide you to the path that is best for you. I offer different techniques that are shaped to help you obtain the answers that you are seeking. As a team we will develop coping skills, identify patterns and learn to make better decisions.
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Amanda Haynes Walker Lcsw
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Asheville, NC 28801
I'm having issues with this relationship. Most therapists don't seem to understand it. I need therapy that is responsive to my specific situation. Family and friends don't seem to understand. Life is just not going as smoothly as I need it to, because my situation is not "mainstream". Do you need guidance to help you get through depression, anger, doubt, or anxiety? Do you deal with self-esteem, relationship, sexual issues, feeling isolated, and feeling separated from larger society? Is this feeling or situation normal? If you can relate to these questions, I can help.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(704) 997-3084
Verified
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Office is near:
Asheville, NC 28801
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
I'm having issues with this relationship. Most therapists don't seem to understand it. I need therapy that is responsive to my specific situation. Family and friends don't seem to understand. Life is just not going as smoothly as I need it to, because my situation is not "mainstream". Do you need guidance to help you get through depression, anger, doubt, or anxiety? Do you deal with self-esteem, relationship, sexual issues, feeling isolated, and feeling separated from larger society? Is this feeling or situation normal? If you can relate to these questions, I can help.
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Elizabeth Whitesides
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LCMHC, LCAS Verified
Verified
Asheville, NC 28805
Ready to take the first step towards creating the life you want? It takes courage and awareness. Make the changes within yourself to improve life's journey. I am here to help you realize your inherent strength, wisdom, and access to your own inner healer... all the while providing encouragement and support along the way. Licensed as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Clinical Addictions Specialist, I have 15 years of experience working with women, men, and couples, of all ages and backgrounds. I believe in your ability to create transformation for yourself through commitment and our work together.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(828) 548-1514
Verified
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Asheville, NC 28805
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Ready to take the first step towards creating the life you want? It takes courage and awareness. Make the changes within yourself to improve life's journey. I am here to help you realize your inherent strength, wisdom, and access to your own inner healer... all the while providing encouragement and support along the way. Licensed as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Clinical Addictions Specialist, I have 15 years of experience working with women, men, and couples, of all ages and backgrounds. I believe in your ability to create transformation for yourself through commitment and our work together.
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Michael Hammonds
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Asheville, NC 28801
Change is an inevitable facet of life. Although some changes may be welcome, others may evoke feelings of fear, sadness, or even despair. Be it the loss or rupture of important relationships, upsets in one's career or academics, or taking on new roles and/or responsibilities; changes like these can be challenging. However, they may also present opportunities for deep self-reflection and personal growth.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(267) 481-7009
Verified
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Asheville, NC 28801
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Change is an inevitable facet of life. Although some changes may be welcome, others may evoke feelings of fear, sadness, or even despair. Be it the loss or rupture of important relationships, upsets in one's career or academics, or taking on new roles and/or responsibilities; changes like these can be challenging. However, they may also present opportunities for deep self-reflection and personal growth.
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Katy Flagler
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Asheville, NC 28801
I work with individual adults, adolescents, children, couples, and families to unlock potential, improve communication, and enhance a sense of closeness, balance and harmony in their lives. I assist clients in overcoming barriers to joy and fulfillment. When necessary and appropriate, I work closely with other professionals to provide a cohesive treatment approach.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(828) 398-0089
Verified
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Asheville, NC 28801
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
I work with individual adults, adolescents, children, couples, and families to unlock potential, improve communication, and enhance a sense of closeness, balance and harmony in their lives. I assist clients in overcoming barriers to joy and fulfillment. When necessary and appropriate, I work closely with other professionals to provide a cohesive treatment approach.
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Eric J Davis
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, LCMHC Verified
Verified
Asheville, NC 28801
Life is a funny thing. And often terribly complicated. During our journey in this world, we often face challenges that can feel too big or ongoing. Whether it’s with chronic feelings of anxiousness, depression, emptiness, issues about sexual orientation, gender, or ethnicity, relationship conflict, sleep disturbances, substance misuse, school or work issues, or any combination of those, many of us struggle silently. But you don't have to. It can help to work with a therapist with a deep understanding of what it’s like with some of those struggles and who is passionate about helping others learn to thrive despite these adversities.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(828) 490-4137
Verified
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Asheville, NC 28801
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Life is a funny thing. And often terribly complicated. During our journey in this world, we often face challenges that can feel too big or ongoing. Whether it’s with chronic feelings of anxiousness, depression, emptiness, issues about sexual orientation, gender, or ethnicity, relationship conflict, sleep disturbances, substance misuse, school or work issues, or any combination of those, many of us struggle silently. But you don't have to. It can help to work with a therapist with a deep understanding of what it’s like with some of those struggles and who is passionate about helping others learn to thrive despite these adversities.
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Breese Annable
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Asheville, NC 28801
If you're struggling with intense emotions that feel like they are controlling you and behaviors that help in the short term but only make life harder -- you're in the right place. A lot of times we continue to struggle, not because we don't want to change, but because we don't know how to do things differently. I can teach you tangible skills to have more choice and control over your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Learning these skills can make the difference between your emotions dictating your life and you finally being in the drivers seat.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(503) 766-5047
Verified
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Asheville, NC 28801
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
If you're struggling with intense emotions that feel like they are controlling you and behaviors that help in the short term but only make life harder -- you're in the right place. A lot of times we continue to struggle, not because we don't want to change, but because we don't know how to do things differently. I can teach you tangible skills to have more choice and control over your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Learning these skills can make the difference between your emotions dictating your life and you finally being in the drivers seat.
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Amparo Penny
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LCMHC, C-DBT Verified
Verified
Asheville, NC 28801
"The journey of thousand miles must begin with one step" - Lao Tzu. In a battle with your emotions or body? I am a DBT-certified therapist (have practiced DBT for 14 years), and an Intuitive Eating certified therapist. I see therapy as a journey we take together; you’re the driver and I'm the helpful passenger or tour guide :) I have been a licensed therapist for 14+ years, working with people with mood disorders, emotion regulation challenges, body image issues, and issues of race and gender. I want to provide support as you create a new chapter in your life, gain insight about yourself, and help you develop healthy coping skills.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(828) 373-2537
Verified
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Asheville, NC 28801
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
"The journey of thousand miles must begin with one step" - Lao Tzu. In a battle with your emotions or body? I am a DBT-certified therapist (have practiced DBT for 14 years), and an Intuitive Eating certified therapist. I see therapy as a journey we take together; you’re the driver and I'm the helpful passenger or tour guide :) I have been a licensed therapist for 14+ years, working with people with mood disorders, emotion regulation challenges, body image issues, and issues of race and gender. I want to provide support as you create a new chapter in your life, gain insight about yourself, and help you develop healthy coping skills.
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Ryn Arrants
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LCAS, RYT Verified
Verified
Asheville, NC 28801
**I am unable to accept new clients at this time as my caseload is full** We all go through times in our lives when therapy can help us to cope with the difficulties that arise. You are not alone. Maybe your are feeling overwhelmed or stuck. You feel like you have tried everything and you are looking for a new way to improve your situation. Perhaps your child has experienced an upsetting event and you don't want this to define them. It hurts to see the people we love upset or struggling. I can offer the tools, skills, and support for your journey.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(828) 585-6068
Verified
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Asheville, NC 28801
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
**I am unable to accept new clients at this time as my caseload is full** We all go through times in our lives when therapy can help us to cope with the difficulties that arise. You are not alone. Maybe your are feeling overwhelmed or stuck. You feel like you have tried everything and you are looking for a new way to improve your situation. Perhaps your child has experienced an upsetting event and you don't want this to define them. It hurts to see the people we love upset or struggling. I can offer the tools, skills, and support for your journey.
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Catherine Gillet
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Asheville, NC 28801
I believe every crisis is an opportunity for positive change. I will help you navigate difficulties so that you may recover from sadness, anxiety, trauma, and grief by developing a new relationship with yourself and others. I will give you tools to face life's challenges and help you find the peace of mind that you are engaging with life to the fullest. Working together to attain your goals, you will feel greater self confidence and strength. I am also trained in Equine Assisted therapy and am the author of The Shyness Solution.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(646) 791-3209
Verified
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Office is near:
Asheville, NC 28801
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
I believe every crisis is an opportunity for positive change. I will help you navigate difficulties so that you may recover from sadness, anxiety, trauma, and grief by developing a new relationship with yourself and others. I will give you tools to face life's challenges and help you find the peace of mind that you are engaging with life to the fullest. Working together to attain your goals, you will feel greater self confidence and strength. I am also trained in Equine Assisted therapy and am the author of The Shyness Solution.
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Raymond C Turpin
Psychologist, PsyD, LPCS Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Asheville, NC 28816
After 24+ years of practicing in community mental health agency settings and supervising and training clinicians, I am transitioning into private practice in order to more directly serve individuals and families who are struggling with issues of functionality, relationships, identity, self-esteem and other manifestations of life challenges. I have extensive experience working with trauma, mood disorders and behavior disorders and I work exceptionally well with adolescents and young adults although I feel comfortable working with adults of all ages. When you want to better understand your particular challenges and make positive changes, I can assist with your healing/growth process.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(833) 522-0852
Verified
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Office is near:
Asheville, NC 28816
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
After 24+ years of practicing in community mental health agency settings and supervising and training clinicians, I am transitioning into private practice in order to more directly serve individuals and families who are struggling with issues of functionality, relationships, identity, self-esteem and other manifestations of life challenges. I have extensive experience working with trauma, mood disorders and behavior disorders and I work exceptionally well with adolescents and young adults although I feel comfortable working with adults of all ages. When you want to better understand your particular challenges and make positive changes, I can assist with your healing/growth process.
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Robert Lane Godsey
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Asheville, NC 28801
I work with men and women who are tired of struggling with painful emotions. People I help often arrive with the feeling that something is missing. Maybe years of trying to cope have led to a sense of despair. Many have a sense that today's struggle comes from yesterday's traumas. The question remains: how to break free? Patients want to get on with living a values driven life, free from the effort to battle painful emotions. I help people discover a direction and a connection with their own values to get on with living the life they choose.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(828) 489-3211
Verified

Office is near:
Asheville, NC 28801
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
I work with men and women who are tired of struggling with painful emotions. People I help often arrive with the feeling that something is missing. Maybe years of trying to cope have led to a sense of despair. Many have a sense that today's struggle comes from yesterday's traumas. The question remains: how to break free? Patients want to get on with living a values driven life, free from the effort to battle painful emotions. I help people discover a direction and a connection with their own values to get on with living the life they choose.
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Jeffie Cilano
Counselor, MA, LCMHCA, NCC Verified
Verified
Asheville, NC 28801
Parents, teens, preteens, and Co-Parenting counseling are my focus. I work with teens and preteens needing support with anxiety, depression, divorce, low self-esteem and who struggle with learning challenges. I work to create a therapeutic environment where you and your teen feel safe to share, feel seen and heard, and can set goals, learn new life skills; to help create space between emotions, and reactions. Creating an overall happier relationship with life. And where you as parents can receive support, and also as co-parents develop healthy communication skills, and learn to create the parenting relationship you desire.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(828) 383-8377
Verified
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Asheville, NC 28801
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Parents, teens, preteens, and Co-Parenting counseling are my focus. I work with teens and preteens needing support with anxiety, depression, divorce, low self-esteem and who struggle with learning challenges. I work to create a therapeutic environment where you and your teen feel safe to share, feel seen and heard, and can set goals, learn new life skills; to help create space between emotions, and reactions. Creating an overall happier relationship with life. And where you as parents can receive support, and also as co-parents develop healthy communication skills, and learn to create the parenting relationship you desire.

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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT) Therapists
Solution-focused therapy in Asheville, sometimes called "brief therapy," focuses on what clients would like to achieve through therapy rather than on their troubles or mental health issues. The therapist will help the client envision a desirable future, and then map out the small and large changes necessary for the client to undergo to realize their vision. The therapist will seize on any successes the client experiences, to encourage them to build on their strengths rather than dwell on their problems or limitations.

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.