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Teresa Helms(She/Her/Hers)

(She/Her/Hers)
Psychologist, PsyD
North CarolinaFloridaGeorgia
Anxiety - Depression- Loss, grief, and bereavement- Relationship issues- Trauma- Work stress-

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Professional statement

Dr. Helms is a licensed psychologist, in private practice, who strives to be compassionate and nonjudgmental. Her goal is to help clients heal and participate more deeply in relationships and life. She works to help clients process difficult emotions and develop emotional intelligence. Her hope is to help clients feel more empowered and gain the ability to create more meaningful relationships.

She has worked in community mental health centers, clinics, group practices, and private practice. Her clientele includes both men and women and struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, relational difficulties, family of origin issues, grief and loss from an interpersonal/relational perspective.

Dr. Helms is sensitive to the needs of corporate professionals, medical professionals, students, public servants/teachers, athletes, and parents striving to be the best they can.

Dr. Helms is available for in person or remote sessions based on client needs and preferences.


Message to clients

Dr. Helms considers it an honor and privilege to accompany clients along their therapeutic journey!

She considers the therapeutic relationship to be one of the most important relationships one will encounter in life. Prior to meeting with her, please consider what you would like to accomplish and how you would like to improve your life/relationships.

As a relationally trained psychologist, Dr. Helms is keenly aware of how past relationships and experiences impact current relationships and interactions. She works diligently with clients to approach and participate in current relationship with compassion and confidence. She believes we all can be more of who we strive to be.


Work and Education

Years of Experience: 16 years

Town Center Psychology PLLC, Licensed Psychologist
Teresa Helms, PsyD, Licensed Psychologist, Sole Proprietor
Eastover Psychological and Psychiatric Group, Licensed Psychologist, Managing Partner, Board Member

Nova Southeastern University, Doctor of Clinical Psychology, 2008
Nova Southeastern University, Master's of Science, Clinical Psychology, 2007
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bachelor of Arts, Journalism and Mass Communications, 1993

Licensure

Florida: PY9347 - Georgia: PS004397 - North Carolina: 3887

Languages

English

Specialties

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

Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Work stress - Managing overwhelming stress and expectations; increasing effective ways of restoring and maintaining emotional stability and health; addressing challenging relationships with coworkers and bosses




Clientele

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

Locations & Hours


Insurance

  • Aetna

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$195 (50min)

Additional session information

Therapist's note

In North Carolina, I am in network with the State Health Plan for state employees.