Licensed in North Carolina as a Marriage and Family Therapist, I received my Master’s degree from East Carolina University. I have been providing assessments, treatment options, and counseling to clients since 2004. I enjoy working with couples, families, and individuals. My clinical experience includes; therapeutic homes for children, intensive in-home therapies, in-home outpatient, and private office setting.
Areas of Interest: Anxiety disorders, marital difficulties, family life cycle transitions, and parenting issues
Therapeutic Approach: I work intently with clients to ensure what works best for them. My approach is direct and person centered drawing from systems theory, cognitive behavioral, narrative theory, and solution-focused theory.
Populations Served: Adolescents, adults, couples, and families
Melissa practices at our Raleigh locations.Request an Appointment
MA, CRC, LPC-A
I am an experienced Licensed Professional Counselor Associate and Certified Rehabilitation Counselor practicing at Therapeutic Partners. I received my Bachelor’s Degrees in Psychology and Human Development from Virginia Tech. I then went on to obtain my Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from The University of Alabama. I am currently pursuing my Doctorate in Counseling and Counselor Education from North Carolina State University. I have been practicing between Tennessee and North Carolina since 2010 in a variety of clinical settings including, outpatient community mental health, a managed care organization, and private practice. Currently, I am a member of the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of North Carolina.
Populations Served: I have a passion for working with children, aged 10 and older, adolescents, and adults.
Areas of Specialization: I have experience working with a variety of issues including individuals across multicultural populations struggling with Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety and OCD, trauma and abuse, and LGBTQ issues; oppositional/acting out behaviors, self-harm, parenting issues, stress and anger management, coping with life transitions including divorce, relocation, job loss, transitions to college life, marital and relationship issues. I also have experience working directly with adolescents who are either currently or have been in foster care.
Therapeutic Approaches: My approach to therapy focuses on the strengths and needs of each individual. I believe in developing a relationship with my clients and participating as an active support in helping clients navigate their therapeutic goals.
I have experience and training in the areas of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, expressive arts, and solution focused therapies. My therapeutic approach tends to be person-centered in nature, with a focus on empowering clients to take control of their lives and find meaning in the journey of finding their better selves.
To contact Whitney or to schedule an appointment, call 919-233-7360. When experiencing an emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
Whitney practices at both our Raleigh and Holly Springs locations.Request an Appointment
MA, LPC, NCC
I am a North Carolina Licensed Professional Counselor and Nationally Certified Counselor. I received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Davidson College and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Appalachian State University, where I earned a certificate in Expressive Arts Therapy with an emphasis in Body-Centered Therapy. I have practiced in a variety of settings, including residential treatment at a therapeutic boarding school and intensive outpatient work at a community mental health agency in Wake County. My experience is with children, adolescents, and families who face anxiety, depression, emotional dysregulation, personality disorders, self-injury, oppositional/acting out behaviors, high family conflict, trauma and abuse, marital concerns, grief and loss, substance use, legal problems, and issues around co-parenting. I have experience working with adopted children and their families as well as children and adolescents who have experienced the loss of a parent. I have worked extensively with evidenced-based practices around parenting strategies and behavior management of teenagers with oppositional and self-destructive behaviors. I believe that building a strong and trusting therapeutic relationship is vital to beginning my journey with clients and I strive to ensure that I provide a safe and warm environment for them at all times. I am careful to work at the pace that my clients set and support them in developing realistic, measurable, and achievable goals.
Populations Served: Children ages 5 and older, adolescents, college students, adults, and families.
Areas of Specialization: Depression, anxiety, stress and anger management, trauma and abuse, grief and loss, family issues, marital and relationship concerns, oppositional/acting out behaviors, parenting issues, women’s issues, life transitions and transitions to college.
Therapeutic Approach: My counseling style is person-centered and based on the strengths of my clients. I utilize strategies from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Expressive Arts Therapy, Mindfulness, and Body-Centered Work. I draw from different techniques based on my client’s needs and their goals in our work together.
Kendrick practices at our Raleigh and Holly Springs locations.Request an Appointment
Heather R. Ferreira
Practice Owner, MSW, LCSW
Heather R. Ferreira
I am a Social Worker with a License in Clinical Social Work. I received a Master’s Degree from UNC-Chapel Hill with a focus on child and adolescent mental health. I have spent the past 12 years working with adults, adolescents, and children, providing assessments and psychotherapy in the community. Before my work in the community, I interned at Dorothea Dix Hospital and Holly Hill Hospital, working primarily in out-patient programs with adolescents and adults.
Currently, I am a member of the National Association of Social Workers, North Carolina Society for Clinical Social Work, and North Carolina Psychoanalytic Foundation.
Populations Served: Adolescents and adults.
Areas of Specialization: ADHD, depression, anxiety, concerns with self-esteem, women’s issues, childhood behavioral problems, trauma and abuse, issues with sexual orientation, life transitions, and parenting issues.
Therapeutic Approaches: Supportive, cognitive-behavioral and solution focused therapies, all with a strengths based perspective. I believe in an eclectic approach, due to the fact that no two individuals are the same or have encountered the same experiences in life.
To contact Heather or to schedule an appointment, call 919-233-7360. When experiencing an emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
Heather practices at our Raleigh and Holly Spring locations.Request an Appointment
M.ED, ED.S, LPC
I am a North Carolina Licensed Professional Counselor and received both my undergraduate degree in Psychology and Master’s degree with a focus in Counseling from the University of Florida . The majority of my clinical experience is in serving children, adolescents, college students, adults and families who face various issues such as parenting, blended families, children struggling with defiance, depression, ADHD, anxiety, suicidal ideation, crisis, life transitions, body image, and family conflict. I have worked, conducting therapy and assessments, in a variety of settings including private practice, community based agencies, in-home therapy, and in the Wake Juvenile Detention Center.
I believe in the value of the therapeutic relationship and the courage it takes for a client to enter into counseling. I strive to create a space that fosters the client’s ability to process, explore, question, and challenge their thought processes and behaviors. It is with this in mind that I believe change, growth, and acceptance can be achieved. I genuinely enjoy meeting with clients and the work that I do. I feel honored to assist individuals achieve their goals, gain insight, and heal. I look forward to meeting you!
Populations served: Adolescents, college students, and adults.
Areas of specialization: Depression, anxiety, grief, body image issues, parenting issues, stress management, anger management, life transitions and struggles, transitions to and within college life, marital and relationship issues.
Therapeutic Approach: My counseling style is collaborative and supportive. I am warm and honest in my approach to create effective change. I primarily draw techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), or Brief Strategic Therapy depending on the client’s needs.
To contact Camille or to schedule an appointment, call 919-233-7360. When experiencing an emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
Camille practices at our Raleigh location.Request an Appointment
I am a North Carolina State Licensed Clinical Social Worker and am one of the few Registered Play Therapists in the area. I received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Emory University and my Master’s in Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. My clinical experience includes agency and private practice work providing counseling to adults, children, adolescents and their families in New York, Northern Virginia, and North Carolina.
Before joining Therapeutic Partners, I worked with women, men, adolescents and children at a center for women and families, a sexual assault crisis center, and a family counseling center. My training includes various models of talk and play therapy, including supportive counseling, Client-Centered Therapy, Solutions-Focused Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Child-Centered Play Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Sand Therapy. I am a member of the Association for Play Therapy and the National Association for Social Workers.
Populations Served: Children aged 3 and up, adolescents, and adults.
Areas of Specialization: Adults, adolescents, and children managing issues of trauma, abuse, depression, anxiety, grief, relationships, sexual orientation, family struggles, and stress in dealing with life challenges and transitions.
With children, I specialize in play therapy focused on helping children heal from traumatic or upsetting events. I also provide play therapy for children struggling with depression, anxiety, stress, grief and loss, behavior and anger management, relationships, family changes such as separation and divorce, and life transitions.
Therapeutic Approaches: With adults I work from an empowerment, strengths-based, and person-centered counseling theory. I use a range of techniques and approaches to best meet the counseling needs of each client. I work closely with clients to determine what style works best for them.
With children, I use a variety of play therapy techniques and tailor treatment to the specific counseling needs of each child. In play therapy children have access to art supplies, a sand tray, storytelling aids, games, and a collection of toys. I seek to provide a safe and understanding environment that encourages children to express themselves and develop skills that promote healing and growth.
To contact Robin or to schedule an appointment, call 919-233-7360 or email her at RobinCoull@TherapeuticPartners.com
Please understand that email is not a secure means of communicating. When experiencing an emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
Robin practices at our Raleigh location.Request an Appointment
Practice Owner, MA, LPCS, NCC
I am an experienced, caring Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor, Nationally Board Certified Counselor and a practicing owner of Therapeutic Partners. I have been practicing in North Carolina since 1998 in a variety of clinical settings including, out-patient community mental health, the Emergency Services Department and the Adolescent Partial Hospital Program at Holly Hill Hospital, and private practice. Currently, I am a member of the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of North Carolina, the North Carolina Counseling Association, and the American Psychological Association.
Populations Served: I have a passion for working with children, aged 8 and older, adolescents, and adults.
Areas of Specialization: I have experience working with a variety of issues including individuals struggling with Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety and OCD, trauma and abuse, women’s issues including pregnancy loss, infant loss; and; grief; oppositional/acting out behaviors, self-harm, parenting issues, stress and anger management, coping with life transitions including divorce, relocation, job loss, transitions to college life, marital and relationship issues.
Therapeutic Approaches: My approach to therapy draws upon the strengths and needs of each individual. I believe in being an active partner in helping clients address their individual concerns, giving direct, honest feedback, while providing a safe, non-judgmental environment.
I have experience and training in the areas of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical-Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Supportive therapy, play, expressive arts, and solution focused therapies. Each situation and each individual calls for a unique approach, thus, to best meet your needs, a variety of strategies and techniques are utilized during the course of our work together.
Finding the right therapist can be overwhelming and confusing. One of the best ways for you to know if we are a good fit, is for us to have a conversation. This will help you determine if my experience, and approach are what you are looking for.
To contact Kim or to schedule an appointment, call 919-233-7360. When experiencing an emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
Kim practices at both our Raleigh and Holly Springs locations.
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MS, LPC, NCC
I am Licensed Professional Counselor and a Nationally Certified Counselor serving the Triangle and surrounding areas. I have been working in the mental health field for 7 years with a Bachelor’s Degree from North Carolina State University and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Western Carolina University. I am experienced in counseling adults, adolescents, children, families, and couples on a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, self-injury, suicidal ideation, childhood behavioral issues, eating disorders, family conflict, sexual abuse and trauma. My style is warm, authentic, and direct. I am passionate about the work that I do and my intention is to help you find a path to hope.
Populations Served: Children ages 5 and up, adolescents, adults, families, and individuals.
Areas of Specializations: Family Struggles, Parenting Issues, Attention Deficit Disorder, Suicidal Thoughts, Self Injury, Anxiety, Mood Disorders, Eating Disorders, Trauma and Abuse, Low Self Worth, Women’s Issues, and Marital & Relationship Concerns.
Therapeutic Approaches: I use a person-centered, strength based approach and offer concrete tools for better coping. I incorporate evidenced-based practices into my work including Cognitive Behavioral therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. I also utilize play and art therapy when helpful. My approach will depend on the needs of the individual and my range of professional experiences allows me to draw upon a variety of theories.
To contact Megan or to schedule an appointment, call 919-233-7360. When experiencing an emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
Megan practices at our Raleigh location.Request an Appointment
Kate F. Wolfe
MSW, LCSW, QP, LCAS-A
Kate F. Wolfe
I am licensed in North Carolina as a Clinical Social Worker and received my Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh. My clinical experience includes providing assessments and counseling to adults, adolescents, families, and couples on a variety of issues including eating disorders, self-injury, trauma, substance abuse/addictions, mood disorders, and anxiety.
Populations Served: Adolescents (13 and up), adults, families, and couples.
Areas of Specializations: Eating Disorders, self-injury, substance abuse/addictions, trauma, mood disorders, suicidal ideation, family conflict, and marital & relationship issues.
Therapeutic Approaches: My approach is focused on addressing current thoughts and behaviors as well as exploring how past experiences affect you and your current relationships. During our sessions, I will work from a variety of therapeutic models including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Family Systems Theory. I also continually strive to expand my knowledge base by attending workshops, continuing education conferences, and reading books & journal articles in order to stay up to date with the latest treatment techniques and recommendations.
My approach is collaborative and gentle, but direct in that I place an importance on creating a strong therapeutic relationship. Developing trust, understanding, and authenticity is essential before any meaningful healing can take place. Whether this is your first experience with therapy, or something that you have tried before, I look forward to creating a safe space with you that encourages processing, questioning, challenging, and ultimately awareness, growth, and healing. I feel honored to work with each client who comes through my door and I look forward to meeting you.
Kate practices at our Raleigh locations.Request an Appointment
As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker I focus on assisting individuals, couples and families in improving their relationships, facilitating positive change in their lives and encouraging achievement of resiliency and empowerment in coping with life’s many challenges. I earned my Masters Degree in Social Work, with a clinical focus, from The University of South Carolina and my Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Winthrop University. Currently I hold memberships in the National Association of Social Workers, the Academy of Certified Social Workers and the North Carolina Society For Clinical Social Work.
Prior to joining Therapeutic Partners, PLLC, I worked for nine years at Madison Avenue Psychological Services, a large private counseling practice in Kansas City, Missouri. I have 25 plus years experience providing psychotherapy to children, adults, couples, families and groups in a variety of private and community mental health, medical, behavioral health and child welfare settings. I have an extensive background in non profit volunteer work providing service, support and mentoring to children and adults of all ages.
Populations: I work with all ages and populations. I love to work with teens 16+, college students, adults, couples and families.
Specialty Areas: Anxiety, depression, relationship issues, stress management, grief and loss, infertility, postpartum depression, emotional trauma or abuse, addictive behaviors, self esteem, codependency, anger management, phase of life transitions in school, career and relationships; parenting issues, behavior management, adjustment issues in relocation, divorce recovery and uncoupling; identity concerns and pre-marital and marital issues.
Therapeutic Approaches: I strive to build a secure and collaborative environment in which every client is respected, valued and actively involved in their personal growth and development. As an interactive, solution-focused therapist, my treatment approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help address current life challenges and long-standing issues. I work with clients to develop an approach custom tailored to their goals and building upon their strengths. With compassion and understanding, I draw from a variety of evidenced based methodologies and techniques in a comfortable and supportive atmosphere. I integrate techniques from problem solving, psycho educational, strengthen based, cognitive behavioral, dialectic behavioral, mindfulness , neuropsychological, family systems, insight oriented and psychodynamic therapies. Also I have a special interest in equine and animal assisted therapy.
To contact Kathryn or to schedule an appointment, call 816-260-0230. . When experiencing an emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
*not accepting new clients. Kathryn practices at our Holly Springs location.