Candra Nikita Edwards

Candra Nikita Edwards

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
North Carolina Accepting Online
Goldsboro Accepting In-person
Updated August 24, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Couples counseling
  • LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics
  • Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health
  • Stepfamily/Blended Family Issues
  • Women's issues
  • Racism, oppression, and discrimination

Specialties

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges

Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Addressing issues specific to women and families during the pregnancy and postpartum period, including postpartum depression and anxiety

Stepfamily/Blended Family Issues - Issues regarding stepfamilies and blended families

Women's issues - Therapy tailored to common concerns among women; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges, stressors, and questions around identity as a woman

Racism, oppression, and discrimination - Exploring how racism, oppression, and discrimination impacts one’s life, including relationships, work life, and self-esteem; growing self-care practices to combat the negative emotions that arise when faced with identity-based adverse experiences




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • All Savers Insurance Company
  • Allied Benefit Systems
  • Cigna
  • Meritain Health
  • Nippon Life Benefits
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Surest (formerly Bind)
  • Tricare
  • Trustmark
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Shared Services
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $146 (60min)
  • Sliding scale: $105 - $146

Location(s)

Online Sessions (North Carolina)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9am- 4pm
  • Tue 9am- 4pm
  • Wed 9am-4pm
  • Thu 9am-4pm
  • Fri 9am-4pm
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Goldsboro practice
3002 Central Heights Rd. , Goldsboro, North Carolina 27534
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 7:30 am - 4 pm
  • Tue 7:30 am - 4 pm
  • Wed 7:30 am - 4 pm
  • Thu 7:30 am - 4 pm
  • Fri 7:30 am - 4 pm
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 8 years

Waynesboro Family Clinic, Community Support Team Lead, 2020 - 2023
Nova Behavioral Healthcare, Program Director/CAC/QP, 2010 - 2020

East Carolina University, MSW, 2016
William Peace University , BA, 2010


Licensure

North Carolina: C015225


Languages

English