LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics Therapists in North Carolina — Zencare

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LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics Therapists in North Carolina

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Find therapists that specialize in LGBTQIA, gender, or sexuality topics provide emotionally safe, comfortable spaces for clients to process through how their identity impacts their lives. They may discuss relationships and relationship dynamics, self-judgements or internalized shame, or dreams for the future in sessions. The following therapists have special expertise in LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topics. They provide compassionate care and teach their clients how to enhance their self-love, increase their coping strategies, and set healthy boundaries in relationships.

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Breanna  Butler

Breanna Butler

Therapist
Relationship issuesCommunication issuesPregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topics
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Jennifer  Marchesani

Jennifer Marchesani

Therapist
Trauma Anxiety DepressionObsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)Narcissistic AbusePsychedelic Integration

Accepting new clients in-person & online

LeAnn Elizabeth Meckley

LeAnn Elizabeth Meckley

Therapist
Anxiety Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental healthIdentity developmentAttachment issuesCodependency Couples counseling
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Waitlist available online

Jamie L Currid

Jamie L Currid

Therapist
Anxiety Relationship issues Depression Trauma Life transitionsAttachment issues
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Accepting new clients online

CJ  Seitz-Brown

CJ Seitz-Brown

Therapist
Addiction Anxiety Couples counseling Depression LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topics Relationship issues
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Real Talk Counseling

Real Talk Counseling

Group practice
Anxiety Depression Couples counseling LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topics Life transitions Trauma

Accepting new clients online

Kelly  Furr

Kelly Furr

Therapist
Relationship issuesPerfectionismSpirituality & religionSports psychology Life transitions Loss, grief, and bereavement
Zencare Vetted

Waitlist available online

Melanie  Lichtinger

Melanie Lichtinger

Therapist
Anxiety Stress management Loss, grief, and bereavement LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topics Life transitions

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Halley M Carmack

Halley M Carmack

Therapist
Child mental healthParentingAdolescent mental health Relationship issues Anxiety LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topics
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Accepting new clients online

Nicole  Young

Nicole Young

Therapist
Infertility counseling Couples counseling Loss, grief, and bereavementPregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental healthCollege & graduate student mental healthVeterans' issues
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Dakia  Davis

Dakia Davis

Therapist
Adjustment difficulties & disorders LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topicsGender identity & transgender healthPost-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) TraumaIdentity development
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Melissa  Bratter

Melissa Bratter

Therapist
LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topicsPost-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Depression Anxiety CodependencyExploration of the authentic self
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Tiffany  O'Toole

Tiffany O'Toole

Therapist
Veterans' issues Trauma
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

New Vision Therapy

New Vision Therapy

Group practice
Alcohol use disorder & addictionDrug addiction & abuseSubstance abuse Anxiety Mood disordersFamily issues
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Accepting new clients online

Sitonja  Valenzuela

Sitonja Valenzuela

Therapist
Adjustment difficulties & disorders Anxiety Body dysmorphiaBody image DepressionMen's health
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Waitlist available online

Devin  Xayasomloth

Devin Xayasomloth

Therapist
LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics TraumaAnxiety Race & cultural identity Life transitions Depression
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Christen N Mullane

Christen N Mullane

Therapist
TraumaInsomnia & sleep issuesChronic painChronic illness Stress managementMood disorders
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Rebecca  Luna

Rebecca Luna

Therapist
Anxiety Depression Relationship issues Work stress Life transitions Stress management

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Grimes Effective Counseling

Grimes Effective Counseling

Group practice
Borderline personality disorder Eating disorders & disordered eating Relationship issuesSelf harm TraumaMood disorders

Accepting new clients online

Chelsea  Turner

Chelsea Turner

Therapist
AddictionAnger management Anxiety Communication issues Depression Stress management

Accepting new clients online

Luree  Benjamin

Luree Benjamin

Therapist
Couples counselingMen's healthPremarital counseling Relationship issues Sexual health & dysfunctionWomen's issues
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FAQs about how to find a therapist in North Carolina

How do I find a therapist in North Carolina?

Find a therapist near you in North Carolina on Zencare. Narrow your search by using filters like insurance, therapy budget specialty, and provider identity. Mental health professionals on Zencare are vetted for their extensive experience treating individual adults, children and adolescents, as well as couples and families. Explore each potential therapist profile to learn more about their specialties, and watch an introductory video to get a sense of their personality. Book a free initial call to find the right therapist for you!

Does insurance cover therapy in North Carolina?

Yes, most North Carolina health insurance carriers provide mental health benefits that cover therapy. However, the exact amount of coverage will vary based on the plan details and whether the selected provider is in-network or out-of-network with your insurance. If the therapist is in-network with your insurance, you’ll pay only a copay at each session after meeting your annual deductible. If the therapist is out-of-network with your insurance, you may still be able to receive reimbursement after paying the fee at the time of therapy session. If you have a PPO or POS insurance plan, you can likely receive some reimbursement when you see a therapist out-of-network in North Carolina. If you have an HMO, EPO, or Medicaid/Medicare plan, you likely cannot receive reimbursement, and would be responsible for the full out-of-network session fee. Note that services designed to treat topics which are not diagnosed mental health conditions, such as couples counseling and life coaching, are not typically covered by health insurance. The potential mental health provider must also be a licensed therapist in your state for the insurance company to cover services.

How do I find an affordable therapist in North Carolina?

Therapists located in North Carolina offer session fees from <$100/session. To find a therapist who meets your budget, filter by session fee on Zencare. Many therapists offer a sliding scale, or a range of session fees based on financial need to clients who would not otherwise be able to afford typical therapy rates in North Carolina. If you are struggling to pay for therapy, consider asking for a sliding scale, looking for an in-network therapist, or seeking services through a local agency, college counseling center, or hospital.

How can I make an appointment with a therapist in North Carolina?

Start your search for an appointment with a therapist in North Carolina on Zencare. Many mental health professionals located in North Carolina require clients to have an introductory call before booking a full appointment online. In this free call, the prospective therapist will ask about your goals for treatment, and make sure that their skills, specialized training, and scope of private practice are a match for your mental health issues. At the same time, you should assess if you feel comfortable talking with the therapist, as studies show that the most important determinant of successful therapy is the relationship between therapist and client. After an initial call, you’ll typically be given the option to book an appointment with the therapist, or continue your search if it’s not a good fit. At the initial session, you’ll likely discuss the therapeutic process and determine goals for your personal growth. Common therapy goals include learning effective coping strategies to deal with negative feelings, increasing self-awareness, and gaining a deeper understanding and insight into relationship patterns.

How can I find a therapist in North Carolina who sees clients after hours?

Find a therapist who sees clients after hours on Zencare. Many therapists in North Carolina offer appointments outside of traditional business hours. Simply filter by Office Hours under More Filters to choose the time of day that works best for you, whether that be early morning before work, in the evenings, or even over the weekend. After hours sessions are a good option for busy individuals, couples, and families dealing with hectic schedules and who need a flexible option for their mental health care.

How do I find a therapist in North Carolina who offers in-person sessions?

Find a therapist who offers in-person sessions on Zencare. Many therapists in North Carolina have resumed offering in-person sessions; you can filter by “In-Person” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for in-office sessions. You can also search by map to find providers in North Carolina near you. While some clients prefer in-person sessions because they offer a safe, neutral ground for the session to take place, for the widest range of therapist options, consider expanding your search to also include providers licensed in your state who offer telehealth, or therapy sessions via remote video call.

How do I find a therapist in North Carolina who offers online sessions?

Find a therapist who offers online sessions on Zencare. Most therapists in North Carolina continue to offer appointments online; you can filter by “Online” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for teletherapy sessions. In order to see a therapist, they must be licensed to provide online sessions to clients living in your state. Online therapy is different from text therapy, or asynchronous therapy; online therapy offers the same consistent relationship with a local North Carolina therapist that an in-person session would, with sessions taking place via phone or a video sessions through a secure teletherapy platform. Online therapy sessions are a convenient way to find a therapist near North Carolina without leaving the comfort of your home or office.

Where can I get mental health therapy in North Carolina?

Start your search for mental health therapy in North Carolina on Zencare. All therapists are quality-vetted for excellence in clinical care. When you’re struggling with your mental health, it might be time to seek professional support in the form of counseling services, couples therapy, or psychiatric medication management. There are a wide range of private practice therapists to choose from in North Carolina; consider narrowing your search by criteria like insurance carrier, therapy budget, specialty, or provider identity to find a great fit!

How can I start therapy in North Carolina?

Start your search for a great therapist in North Carolina on Zencare. First, consider any logistic limitations, like how far you are willing to travel outside of North Carolina or if you are open to online sessions with a local provider. Also consider how much your therapy budget is, and when you are available for therapy. Then, make a list of priorities for your ideal therapist: do they match your identity, or have expertise in a specific area like anxiety or depression? There is no one reason to start therapy; many individuals in North Carolina go see a therapist when they need help to move forward through a difficult time, cope with symptoms of a mental illness such as a mood disorder, navigate life transitions, process relationship difficulties or improve their behavioral health. Use your priorities to filter on Zencare by insurance, speciality, and availability. Look through a few provider profiles to find the therapist you might click with, watch their introductory videos, and book a free call to find a great personal fit!

What kinds of mental health providers are available in North Carolina?

There are many different kinds of mental health providers available in North Carolina, including psychologists, clinical social workers, and mental health counselors. As long as the provider is licensed in your state, the factor that matters most to therapy outcomes is the therapeutic alliance, or the relationship you build with your therapist. Common types of therapy provided in North Carolina include cognitive therapies, like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and insight-oriented therapies like psychodynamic therapy. Other providers offer a blend of techniques for a more interpersonal, holistic approach. Some mental health therapists in North Carolina also offer specialized treatment services, like couples therapy, premarital counseling, and family therapy. While most North Carolina providers are qualified to treat general challenges, like depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, relationship difficulties, and low self-esteem, for concerns such as substance abuse, personality disorders, and eating disorders, consider seeking expert care. Together with your therapist, you’ll build a treatment plan that addresses your reasons for seeking therapy and monitor progress toward your wellness goals and overall well being.

How does paying for therapy work in North Carolina?

There are several options for paying for therapy in North Carolina. For many people, the most affordable way to seek mental health services is to look for a provider who is in-network with your insurance. Due to high demand and low availability, in-network providers often have long waitlists; to widen your options and start therapy sooner, you might also consider looking for an out-of-network provider. When you see an out-of-network therapist in North Carolina, you can ask for a sliding scale if you are unable to afford their typical session fees, or seek reimbursement from your insurance company if you have a PPO or POS plan. For clients who have an insurance plan with a high deductible and low medical costs, therapy costs are often comparable when you see a therapist in- or out-of-network. While paying for therapy can be a substantial investment, it’s also a great way to improve relationships, boost self-esteem, address symptoms of mental illness, and ultimately live a happier, more self-directed life.