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Erin B. patterson, M.A., Ed. S., LPCs, nCC

CBT, EMDR & POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY; LICENSED IN NORTH CAROLINA AND MICHIGAN (Teletherapy only)


Erin has been providing outpatient psychotherapy to children, adolescents, & adults since 2006. 

She works with adults who are struggling with a variety of problems, including depression &

anxiety, phase of life problems, Anger Management (court ordered included), Trauma & abuse,

PTSD from military or first responder service, Bipolar Disorder and other mood disorders.

Erin uses a variety of approaches, including CBT, EMDR, & Positive Psychology.


Trained in Child-Centered Play Therapy, Erin works with children between the ages of 5-12 using

this type of intervention. Erin also provides services to adolescents, between the ages of 12-18, using mostly CBT, as it has been found to be most effective. Issues specific to children & adolescents that Erin treats are: ADHD/ADD, behavior problems/Oppositional Defiant Disorder, sexual abuse, self-harm/mutilation, and depression & anxiety.


Erin is firm believer in natural treatment methods for physical ailments as well as mental & emotional battles when at all possible. From self-esteem issues related to body image, to stress-reduction and mood stabilization -- all natural is her philosophy!


Ages served for Individuals: Children 5 - 12, Adolescents 12-17; Adults 18+

Couples services not provided


Erin currently takes BCBS, out of network & Self-pay spots also available. Appointments available Monday - Thursday, with evening spots on M, W & Th.

Leah Webster, M.S, LPCA, LMFTA, NCC


Leah completed her degree for Couple, Marital, and Family Counseling at Portland

State University.  She enjoys working with adolescents as well as individuals, couples,

and families. She utilizes different models of treatment depending on the unique

individual, relational, or family needs in order to promote healthy cognitive

functioning, emotional processing, and positive coping mechanisms.


Leah treats a variety of issues including anxiety disorders, phobias, depression, sexual dysfunction, relationship conflict, family conflict, and PTSD. Leah particularly enjoys helping people overcome the fears that trap them in life. Techniques include exposure therapy, trauma work, talk therapy, sand tray, mindfulness exercises such as meditation and journaling, thought/behavior logs, and experiential exercises.


Ages served for Individuals: Adolescents 14-17; Adults 18+

Ages served for Family Therapy: 12+
Ages served for Couples: 18+

Leah is currently located in the Asheville, NC office and accepts BCBS & self-pay clients, with some sliding scale spots available. Appointment times are currently Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 8 AM to 6 PM. Teletherapy appointments also available.

MEET THE THERAPISTS


PATTERSON PSYCH GROUP, HELP FOR TODAY, HOPE FOR TOMORROW -- Counseling, Therapy & lpca supervisioN -- GASTONIA NC & ASHEVILLE NC -- Erin Bagwell patterson, LPCs, DANIA ALSHAFEI, LPCA, FAITH DULIN, LMFT, LEAH WEBSTER, LPCA, LMFTA

fAITH dULIN, M. A., LMFTA

MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPIST


Faith received her Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pfeiffer University. She enjoys employing relational and systemic therapy perspectives to support individuals within their context. She believes that life is all about relationships; the one you have with yourself, your significant other, family members, peers, etc.

Faith seeks to support individuals, couples and families while they improve communication and connection. She uses various therapeutic approaches to create a custom plan for meeting goals with each client. She especially enjoys using the Gottman Method with couples to enhance relationships.


Ages served for Individuals: Children 10-12, Adolescents 12-17; Adults 18-60
Ages served for Couples: 18+

Faith is currently accepting BCBS, & self-pay clients, with some sliding scale availability. Appointment times can be scheduled on Mondays between 11am and 8pm and Fridays between 10am and 7pm.

Asheville Location

Dania Alshafei, M. A., LPCA

COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY & MULTICULTURAL COUNSELING


Dania  graduated from The Citadel with a Master's of Arts in Clinical

Counseling Psychology. In her treatment, Dania utilizes Cognitive

Behavioral Therapy & positive psychology and prefers to take a natural

approach to treating symptoms. She enjoys working with individuals &

couples who are experiencing a variety of issues, including anxiety,

depression, relationship conflict, trauma & abuse, as well as those

experiencing difficult life transitions (divorce, relocation, grief & loss,

etc.). Dania also specializes in multicultural issues and enjoys working with individuals & families who are experiencing difficulties.


Ages served for Individuals: Children 6 - 12, Adolescents 12-17; Males 18-25; Females 18+

Ages served for Couples: 18+


Dania also provides teletherapy sessions for residents of NC. She currently provides services for clients who have BCBS, and are self-pay. She can also provide Out of Network services for those with other insurance coverage and has some sliding scale appointments available. Appointments available between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.