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Esther Tepfer(She/Her/Hers)

(She/Her/Hers)
Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW
North Carolina
ADHD- Anxiety - Depression-Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)-Self-esteem- Stress management-

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Professional statement

My clients usually come to me when they are struggling with mental health challenges such as anxiety, depression, trauma, ADHD, or personality disorders. My ideal client is seeking support in coping with these issues and improving their overall well-being. Their needs may include finding strategies to manage their symptoms, understanding and processing their emotions, and developing healthier coping mechanisms. Their ultimate goal may be to improve their mental health, increase their self-esteem and resilience, and lead a more fulfilling life.

Specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). I provide personalized therapy to help clients change negative thoughts and behaviors. In a safe, empathetic environment, we develop coping skills and problem-solving techniques. I empower clients to take an active role in their healing.

I understand that reaching out for help can be challenging, but I want you to know that I am here to support you. I empathize with your struggles, as it is a privilege to be a part of someone's journey towards healing. I'm here for you! Call my office anytime and press option 1 for immediate assistance with scheduling visits or answering any questions.


Message to clients

Hi there,

When you're going through tough times, it takes courage to seek support. If you're grappling with anxiety, depression, trauma, ADHD, or personality disorders, know that you're not alone. I'm here to offer you a hand along the way.

My name is Esther, and I specialize in helping individuals like you navigate these challenges. Whether you're looking to manage symptoms, process emotions, or develop healthier coping strategies, I'm here to guide you.

I believe in the power of personalized therapy, tailored to your unique needs. Together, we'll work on reshaping negative thoughts and behaviors in a safe, empathetic space.

Reaching out for help can be tough, but please know that I'm here to support you every step of the way. You're not just another client to me – you're someone on a journey to healing, and I'm honored to be a part of it.

Feel free to give my office a call anytime Press option 1 for immediate assistance with scheduling visits or answering any questions.


Work and Education

Years of Experience: 1 year

Olami Herzliya Mentor, Mentor
Machon Dvir Clinical Intern, Therapist
Baer Miriam Seminary, Clinical Intern
Neve Jerusalem, Advisor
EMET Outreach, Campus Coordinator

YU Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Master of Social Work, 2023

Licensure

North Carolina: P020351

Languages

English

Specialties

ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Reducing unwanted intrusive thoughts and rituals by gradually building comfort and confidence facing difficult fears, thoughts, and emotions

Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


Insurance

  • Aetna (in-network in NC)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (in-network in NC)
  • Carelon (in-network in NC)
  • Cigna (in-network in NC)
  • Evernorth (in-network in NC)
  • Humana (in-network in NC)
  • Optum (in-network in NC)
  • UMR (in-network in NC)
  • United Healthcare Shared Services (in-network in NC)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$75 (60min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
  • Direct billing
Payment options
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • As needed
Therapist's note

"We are in network with major insurances and we offer a wide range payment plan"