Services

Counseling

We will meet you right where you are and use various modalities based on your unique needs. We are modern therapists who utilize evidence-based treatments. 

We treat anxiety, depression, life transitions, relationship issues, communication struggles, mood issues, self-esteem issues, eating issues, body image concerns, LGBTQIA+, trauma, grief and loss, and more.

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teletherapy

We offer online therapy (“teletherapy”) for residents of North Carolina! Research shows it is just as effective as in-person therapy. Some of our providers are Board certified in telemental health, as well.

integrative

We offer several modalities to help treat the WHOLE person. These modalities include acupuncture, yoga, meditation, breath work, energy therapy, Chinese herbal therapy, and spiritual companionship. These can be great supplements to your therapeutic work.

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nutrition

Lindsey is an awesome registered dietitian who has tons of experience with all things nutrition! She has also always worked alongside therapists, so she knows how to meet you right where you are in your journey.

concierge

Need anonymity and more privacy? Need more accessibility? Need more flexible meeting times after hours or on weekends? Want to meet at your own house?  We have options!

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groups & presentations

For your corporate team, student body, staff, teachers, parents, or even your book club or Scout troop!

consultation/corporate

We are happy to have a consultation meeting to discuss your needs and help you formulate a plan to move foward!

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FAQ

There are so many wonderful choices out there, right?! Please read more about us  to make sure it aligns with your presenting concerns. You’ll also want to get a good feel for our personalities and style since a good fit is a must, so contact us and we can chat. Us therapists don’t take it personally if it’s not the right match, so please be honest!

It can definitely feel intimidating to meet with a total stranger and let them in on your life story. It is our job to make you feel as comfortable as possible and keep confidentiality. But, it is not just a job to us. We truly feel honored to walk alongside you in this journey and we wouldn’t do this work if we didn’t care deeply. We just ask that you commit to our work together, remain open and honest, and trust the process. This means that even though every session may not have an Oprah “aha!” moment, this work of processing, learning, and self discovery is all building towards something awesome!

That’s hard to say without knowing your story and meeting with you. We typically say when someone is motivated, let’s jump on that and meet weekly to gain traction. Our goal is to work ourselves out of a job! You will feel equipped to move to less frequently along the way and you and your therapist will continually assess this progress.

We therapists have very thoughtfully and intentionally chosen to be out of network with insurance companies. This allows us to avoid your insurance company’s involvement in your treatment (i.e. mandating a maximum amount of sessions, requiring we continually show them your treatment plan, rejecting certain treatment or diagnoses, etc.). We want to provide 100% confidential treatment with competitive pricing options. We want you to feel empowered to choose your provider, treatment length and approach, and not have insurance companies interfere with your unique goals and needs. And we want to be able to get creative with your treatment (i.e. meeting you at a restaurant for meal support therapy and other evidence-based support that wouldn’t be covered by insurance). Lastly, we prioritize spending our time beyond the 50 min session – between your sessions- conceptualizing your case, researching, and collaborating with other providers involved in your care.

Being out-of-network means that you self pay upfront at the time of service and then you can submit for reimbursement. Call your insurance company to determine if they have out-of-network benefits. We suggest you ask for your outpatient office-visit mental health benefits. If they do have out-of-network benefits, we can provide a Super Bill for you to submit (please note that this requires a diagnosis code.) We will also provide you a good faith estimate, and include in our informed consents, with all of our costs laid out so there are no surprises.

Lindsey, our dietitian, IS in-network with BCBS only and is otherwise self-pay. It is up to the client to determine benefits and coverage.

The million dollar question!

See our current rates on the policies page.

Need a reduced rate/ sliding scale/ lower fee provider? Please try https://www.opencounseling.com/north-carolina/charlotte or https://openpathcollective.org

EMDR is hard to explain and understand, but having done it as a client and now as a clinician for several years, Juliet is a firm believer in its benefits! She likes to say that it’s like a system update for your brain — to send any negative memories/thoughts/sensations that are stuck to where they belong. It doesn’t erase memories or traumas, but it definitely decreases their intensity and resolves negative beliefs by replacing them with more positive and adaptive ones. Clients will feel distress relief, healing, reduced physiological symptoms, and empowerment. EMDR is proven to help with grief & loss, abuse, traumas, phobias, low self-esteem, attachment issues, family disruptions, upsetting memories, PTSD, and food issues. Find more info here.

This is how all of us therapists start! A LCMHCA is provisionally licensed clinical mental health counselor associate who has completed a master’s level counseling program, passed necessary national examinations, and is currently working toward full licensure by completing a minimum of 3,000 supervised clinical counseling hours.
Our interns are in their graduate program and earning hours, all under the supervision of a graduate professor, as well as Juliet.
Our provisionally licensed therapists and interns all have the “it” factor you can’t teach therapists, on top of their training and full commitment to this work.

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