Help for today, Hope for tomorrow

INDIVIDUALS & COUPLES; PHOBIA/FEAR BASED; "SUCK AT LOVE" GROUP THERAPY

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

COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY & MULTICULTURAL COUNSELING (TELETHERAPY AVAILABLE)

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; 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 AM and 5 PM Wednesdays.

MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY


Alysia Leak is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy Associate (LMFTA) trained in the practice of individual, couple, family, and group therapy. A native of Charlotte, North Carolina, Alysia attained a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pfeiffer University – Charlotte.

Alysia has facilitated music groups, academic support for people with mental health and medical disabilities, and SAMHSA Anger Management (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration). Treatment will vary by situation, but approaches include identifying client strengths, empowerment, options, and reasoning, helping clients move forward in their relationships and lives.


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

Alysia is currently accepting BCBS, & self-pay clients, with some sliding scale availability. 

Appointments available between 10 AM and 3 PM on Saturdays,

DANIA ALSHAFEI, M.A., LPCA (GASTONIA)

ERICKA THOMAS, M.A., LPCA, CCTP (DURHAM)

COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY (CBT) & DIALECTIAL BEHAVIOR THERAPY (DBT)

Ericka Thomas is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in North Carolina.  She earned a Master’s degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. Ericka works with teenagers and adults experiencing anxiety, trauma related symptoms, and stress. Ericka uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral therapy to treat symptoms. Ericka focuses on being supportive, providing encouragement, and empowering each person. Ericka enjoys watching movies, yoga, and traveling during her free time.

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

Ericka is available on Fridays from 11 am to 2pm for appointments. Saturday appointments by request.

Ericka is currently located in the Durham, NC and accepts most BCBS plans & self-pay clients, with some sliding scale spots available. Monthly Membership also available.

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Help for today, Hope for tomorrow

MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPIST (TELETHERAPY AVAILABLE)

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. 

Appointments available between 11 AM and 6 PM on Mondays.

ALYSIA LEAK, M.A., LMFTA (GASTONIA)

LEAH WEBSTER, M.S., LPCA, LMFTA, NCC (ASHEVILLE)

FAITH DULIN, M.A., LMFTA (GASTONIA)

COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY, TRAUMA, EMDR & HYPNOSIS (TELETHERAPY AVAILABLE)


Wendy Johnston is a licensed professional counselor associate trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) & hypnosis, among others. She takes a holistic approach to helping clients work through issues in a compassionate and caring way.

Offering individual counseling for adults suffering from depression, anxiety & panic, Bipolar Disorder, PTSD, trauma & sexual abuse, grief & loss, chronic illness, and auto-immune disorders.

For more information: www.wendyjohnstoncounseling.com


Ages served - Individuals: Adults 18-60

Wendy is currently accepting BCBS, & self-pay clients, with some sliding scale availability. 

Appointments available Tuesday 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM, Wednesday & Thursday 12 PM - 7:30 PM, & Friday  11 AM - 5 PM.

WENDY JOHNSTON, M.A., LPCA (GASTONIA)

Patterson Psych Group, PLLC