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There are no therapists currently located in Raleigh, NC. The following therapists are located in NC.

Shakeerrah Lawrence

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Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Stress, Anxiety, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, LGBT, Family conflicts, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, ADHD

Marisa Nieves

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Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes, Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD

MindPath Care Centers at Carolina Partners in Mental HealthCare

Languages: English, Spanish

Treatment Approaches: Coaching, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Dialectical (DBT), EMDR, Family / Marital, Integrative, Psychological Testing and Evaluation, Trauma Focused

State License: North Carolina

Barbra Rogoff

Areas of focus: Anxiety, Coping Skills, Coping With Medical Issues, Depression, Goal Setting, Self Esteem

Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Culturally Sensitive, Eclectic, Integrative, Interpersonal, Psychodynamic

State License: North Carolina

Elizabeth Harles

Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Culturally Sensitive, Feminist, Mindfulness-based (MBCT), Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), Person-Centered Therapy

State License: North Carolina

Amber Apostol

Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Culturally Sensitive, Dialectical (DBT), EMDR, Family / Marital, Humanistic, Integrative, Motivational Interviewing, Play Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy

State License: North Carolina

Connie Horne

Areas of focus: Academic issues, Anger Management, Anxiety, Career Counseling, Caregiver Stress, Coping Skills, Depression, Divorce, Grief, Infidelity, Marital / Premarital, Parenting, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Transgender

Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Culturally Sensitive, Motivational Interviewing, Multicultural, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), Person-Centered Therapy

State License: North Carolina

Alisha Sumter

Areas of focus: Anxiety, Coping Skills, Depression

Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)

State License: North Carolina

Angelyn Fanlo

Areas of focus: Academic issues, Addiction, Alcohol Abuse, Anger Management, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality, Coping Skills, Depression, Drug Abuse, Dual Diagnosis, Immigration Issues, Infidelity, Racial Identity, Self Esteem, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Addiction, Transgender, Trauma / PTSD

Languages: English, Spanish

Treatment Approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Culturally Sensitive, Dialectical (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, Multicultural, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), Person-Centered Therapy

State License: North Carolina

Shanta Johnson

Areas of focus: Aging, Anxiety, Caregiver Stress, Coping Skills, Depression, End of Life Issues, Grief

Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Mindfulness-based (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), Person-Centered Therapy

State Licenses: North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia

II. The Best Therapists in Raleigh, NC

A range of factors directly affect how effective your therapy sessions are, including your counselor’s educational background, availability, and whether their services fit your budget. Online Therapy weighed these and other factors to identify the 15 best therapists in Raleigh, all of whom rank well in these metrics.

Choosing the Best Raleigh, NC Therapists

Credentials 

In Raleigh, counselors must complete extensive educational programs and stringent testing to obtain certification. They must also gain experience in professional counseling settings under the direct supervision of an approved supervisor. This process ensures they understand the needs of their clients and are equipped to develop action plans to ensure the best outcomes.

Accessibility 

If day-to-day commitments and work schedules prevent you from seeing a therapist during normal business hours, regularly attending sessions may be a challenge. Many of the following therapists have extended hours on evenings and weekends or provide telehealth services to accommodate your busy lifestyle.

Cost 

Getting mental health services doesn’t have to be expensive. To ensure affordable services, many therapists provide free initial consultations and discounts for monthly subscription services. Therapists may also accept payment from your health insurance provider or offer sliding fee schedules.

Michelle Topal: M.S.W., LCSW | Best for LGBT and gender therapy

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919-807-1454
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Michelle Topal is an affirming LGBT therapist who serves adolescents, adults, and families. With more than 25 years of counseling experience, she helps address issues, such as sexual orientation, bisexuality, and issues of discrimination.

What patients say: “She also goes above and beyond by providing community support when needed. Having worked with her in different ways, I find that she is one of the best around.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Bisexual
Transgender
Marital and Premarital
MedCost
Medcost only
Cost per Session: $180 Yes Yes

Eric O'Neill: M.S.W., LCSW| Best for depression

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919-759-6659
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For almost a decade, Eric O’Neill has provided office-based counseling and psychotherapy services to clients of all ages. He uses a broad range of approaches, including person-centered therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, and internal family systems therapy, to help clients increase motivation, overcome anxiety about life changes, improve interpersonal communication, and find their purpose in life.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Depression
Anxiety
Aetna
BlueCross and BlueShield
Cigna
Magellan
Optum
UnitedHealthcare
Cost per Session: $120 No Yes

Jennifer W. Walken: Ed.D., PA | Best for marriage counseling

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919-782-4445
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Jennifer W. Walken has served clients in Raleigh and the surrounding area for over 30 years. Her services begin with a free 15-minute evaluation to help prospective clients determine if her services are right for them. Issues that she has experience with include life transitions, separation and divorce, premarital counseling, infidelity, and grief and loss.

What patients say: “I found her sincerity, empathy and ability to make me feel at ease so comforting during some of the most challenging times in my life.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Marital and Premarital
Relationship Issues
Grief
N/A Not Provided No Yes

Lori D'Elia: M.A., LMFT, CPC | Best for premarital counseling

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919-825-1704
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Lori D’Elia has over a decade of experience in providing counseling and coaching services to individuals, couples, and families. She incorporates traditional and nontraditional therapy services to address clients’ needs in areas, such as parenting, academics, relationships, and career goals.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Relationship Issues
Life Coaching
Marital and Premarital
Aetna
BlueCross and BlueShield
Cigna
Cost per sesssion:
Initial therapy and coaching appointments are $150 for 60 minute sessions.
Individual, Couples, and Family sessions are $120 for a 50 minute session.
Coaching sessions are $120 for a 50 minute session.
Reunification Therapy or Parent Coordination Sessions are $150 for 60 minute sessions.
Yes Yes

Susan Cortilet-Jones: M.S. | Best for adult autism

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845-406-8730
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Susan Cortilet-Jones is an integrative wellness coach that helps adults navigate issues, such as high-functioning autism, ADHD, anxiety, and life transitions. Her work focuses on helping individuals recognize their strengths and opportunities for personal growth. She has over three decades of experience working in a variety of settings, including places of employment, homes, and community centers.

What patients say: “Susan Cortilet Jones is one of very few clinicians who both understands the unique challenges that many individuals with autism spectrum disorders face in navigating the world around them and how to help clients translate their experiences into a social context that is understandable.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Relationship Issues
Life Coaching
Marital and Premarital
N/A Not Provided No Yes

Paige Armstrong: M.S.W., LCSW | Best for life coaching

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919-817-3160
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Paige Armstrong is the founder of Life Enrichment Resources and has over 15 years of national and international experience serving as a life coach, psychotherapist, and educator. Her services focus on holistic wellness through various therapies, coaching accountability, and educational support. She serves individuals and couples who want to address issues, such as compulsive spending, bipolar disorder, addictions, depression, and anxiety.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Relationship Issues
Life Coaching
Addictions, Trauma, Codependency
N/A Cost per Session: $260 Yes Yes

Katherine R. Bredehoeft: Ph.D. | Best for grief

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919-468-9444
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Katherine R. Bredehoeft is a faith-based psychologist who serves adults in Raleigh and the surrounding region. She has nearly two decades of experience in helping clients achieve a better quality of life through customized treatment plans. Services are available in person and via telehealth.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Anxiety
Depression
Grief
Ambetter
Blue Cross
Blue Shield
BlueCross and BlueShield
Health Net
MHN
Magellan
MedCost
NC State Health Plan (BCBS)
TRICARE
Not Provided No Yes

Phillip Bass: M.Div., Th.M., M.A., LCMHC, NCC | Best for PTSD

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919-307-2777
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Phillip Bass is a licensed counselor and a member of the American Counseling Association. He specializes in working with members of the LGBT community and focuses on helping clients achieve balance in their lives. He utilizes various modalities, including sand tray therapy, essential oils, play therapy, and traditional approaches, such as cognitive behavior therapy.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Gay
Trauma and PTSD
Marital and Premarital
BlueCross and BlueShield Cost per Session: $150 Yes Yes

Holly Yates: M.S., LPC, LCMHC | Best for anxiety

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919-648-1625
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Holly Yates has served the Raleigh region as a licensed counselor since 2004 and is experienced in treating trauma, bipolar disorder, anxiety, and depression. She utilizes Functional Analytic Psychotherapy, which focuses on how a client interacts with their therapist during sessions. Her goal is to help clients enhance their quality of life and navigate challenges they experience in their personal relationships, at school, or at work.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Anxiety
Depression
Life Coaching
BlueCross and BlueShield Cost per Session: $120 No Yes

Roxanne Rosenberg: LPC, PMH-C | Best for perinatal counseling

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919-344-1296
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Roxanne Rosenberg is a licensed counselor with over a decade of experience working with women and adolescent girls. She’s certified in perinatal mental health and supports women through pregnancy loss, perinatal anxiety and mood disorders, and adoption. Roxanne also utilizes several cognitive behavioral treatment modalities to address issues, such as sexual assault and multicultural identity, and she’s experienced in supporting birth mothers, prospective and current adoptive parents, and adopted adolescents and adults.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
Adoption
Trauma and PTSD
N/A Cost per sesssion:
Therapy:
Initial Intake Session (60 minutes): $220
Individual Therapy Session (45 minutes): $165
In-home Consultation for New Moms (60 minutes): $250
Testing:
Early Kindergarten Entry Testing: $650
Psycho-educational Evaluation: $1250
Social-Emotional Evaluation: $1500
ADHD Evaluation: $875
Parenting:
60-minute Consultation: $220
90-minute Consultation: $330
Circle of Security® Parenting (COS-P):
COS-P Groups: $60 per session (8 sessions total; 1.5 hours each)
COS-P Individual or Couple, 45-minute sessions: $165 per session (8 sessions total)
COS-P Individual or Couple, 60-minute sessions: $220 per session (8 sessions total) These longer sessions give us more time to really dig into the material together; if you find that you’d like to upgrade to a full hour, you can always do so.
Yes Yes

Rebecca Rose Helms: M.A., CAS, LPA, HSP-PA | Best for school issues

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919-792-8340
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Rebecca Rose Helms has over 15 years of experience working in public school settings providing psychoeducational evaluations, counseling for children, and consultations for parents. In her private practice, she helps clients investigate the underlying causes of emotional, behavioral, and academic issues and develops strategies for families. She conducts annual homeschool testing and provides parent and child advocacy, individual counseling, and psychological evaluations.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Testing and Evaluation
Learning Disabilities
School Issues
N/A Cost per Session: $100 No Yes

Myshalae Jamerson Euring: Ph.D., CRC, LCMHCA | Best for trauma

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984-235-2545
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Myshalae Jamerson Euring is a licensed counselor with experience in rehabilitation counseling and clinical mental health counseling. She specializes in helping clients manage depression, addiction, trauma and PTSD, life transitions, and grief and loss. She also counsels full-time informal caregivers of those with physical and mental disabilities. Her counseling approach is individualized and holistic and incorporates cognitive behavior therapy, reality therapy, expressive arts therapy, and narrative therapy to help clients achieve personal growth, self-awareness, healthier relationships, and positive change.

What patients say: “My family enjoys our sessions.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Depression
Trauma and PTSD
Anxiety
BlueCross and BlueShield Cost per Session: $130 No Yes

Tom Gentry: CAC, ICADC | Best for men’s issues

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561-475-4459
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Tom Gentry is a Hazelden-trained addiction counselor with state and national certifications and over 20 years of experience in helping individuals and families affected by addiction. He uses his education and personal experience with addiction recovery to counsel men in the early stages of abstinence and long-term recovery. He leads support groups and provides family coaching, placement services, and sober transports.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Addiction
Codependency
Men’s Issues
N/A Not Provided No Yes

Camille Braxton: D.A., LCMHC, NCC, DCC | Best for women's issues

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919-961-0334
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Camille Braxton is a licensed counselor who specializes in helping women achieve work/life balance and address stress, anxiety, depression, and grief. She provides counseling services with treatment specializations, including stress management, ADHD screenings for clients of all ages, parenting support, family and couple’s counseling, and therapy for depression and anxiety. Camille offers online services for those unable to attend in-office sessions. She also provides consulting services to help clients identify concerns that prevent them from achieving balance, gain clarity for future goals, and improve their self-esteem.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Anxiety
Depression
Grief
Behavioral Health Systems
BlueCross and BlueShield
Cigna
ComPsych
Deer Oaks
TRICARE
Not Provided No Yes

Adrianne Robinson: LCSW, LCAS, RYT | Best for codependency and over-functioning

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919-632-6775
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Adrianne Robinson is a licensed counselor addiction specialist who provides therapy for individuals and families. Her experience includes working with adolescents and adults on issues related to compulsive tendencies, trauma recovery, self-esteem, and addictions. She helps clients with codependency issues, conflict resolution, addiction, and recovery, and high-functioning alcoholism.

What patients say: “Adrianne is so dedicated to what she does! She has the ability to really get to know you and really cares about the individual.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Addiction
Anxiety
Life Coaching
N/A Cost per Session: $150 No Yes

III. What You Should Know About Raleigh Therapy

How are Raleigh therapists licensed? 

To be a licensed counselor in Raleigh, a therapist must complete a master’s degree in counseling from a regionally accredited institution. They also meet an internship requirement with at least 300 hours of counseling experience, 180 hours of which must be direct client contact. After completing an internship, counselors undergo 3,000 hours of supervision and complete multiple examinations.

How much does therapy cost in Raleigh? 

The cost of therapy in Raleigh depends on a variety of factors, including the length and frequency of sessions, whether they’re conducted in one-on-one or group format, and whether your counselor accepts your health insurance. Many therapists provide free consultations, allowing you to decide whether their style and philosophy are a good fit for your needs. In Raleigh, sessions cost $127 on average.

 

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