McDermott Connor is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate and a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist Associate in Salisbury, NC. McDermott specializes in working with adults and couples who suffer from addiction and/or mood disorders including depression and anxiety. Many of McDermott’s clients are struggling in recovery and/or feel overwhelmed with their emotions and react to daily situations with heightened emotional responses such as sadness, anger and shame. McDermott helps clients move past those difficult emotions and find inner balance.
McDermott is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Motivational Interviewing. In sessions, he assists the client in identifying, testing the reality of, and correcting dysfunctional beliefs underlying his or her thinking. With unique goals for each client, McDermott uses motivation and goal-setting to help clients gain awareness of their behavior, identify places for improvements and build new habits.
McDermott received his masters in counseling from UNC Charlotte. His style is leading with kindness, compassion, understanding and respect. He is currently seeing clients virtually and offers free phone and video consultations.
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
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping
Substance abuse - Reducing and preventing the negative impact of drug and alcohol use and addictions on physical, emotional, and relational health
Panic attacks / panic disorder - Brief, intense periods of overwhelming fear or anxiety
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:
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Years of Experience: 4 years
One Love Community Programs, Clinician, 2020 - Present
Connor Counseling Services, Therapist, 2020 - Present
Daymark Recovery Services, Human Services Clinician , 2019 - 2020
UNC Charlotte, MA Counseling, 2018
Queens University, BA Psychology , 2014
North Carolina: 14619