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I am a licensed professional counselor associate whose calling is to help others heal, gain insight and harness the power within. In addition to a Master's degree in counseling, I have specialized training in EMDR to effect growth and change. 


After working in the corporate world in both sales and management positions, my desire to help others led me to a twenty-three year career in education. More recently, I worked as a Middle School counselor at The Fletcher School. Currently, I am in private practice, offering counseling services to adolescents and adults. 


My Approach

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 I understand that seeking help can be a difficult first step.

Whether you are seeking a safe place to heal from past experiences, improve your relationships, cope with emotional challenges or develop strategies to maximize your potential, my intention is to assist you in reaching your goals. I utilize evidence based techniques from EMDR, humanistic, cognitive behavioral, family systems and strength-based approaches.   


The therapy partnership means that we work together to help you navigate whatever it is that distresses you. You are your own expert. I am here to support you in realizing just how much you know about your experience, and how you can impact positive change going forward.​

It is my goal to create a safe space for growth where you can feel understood and accepted without judgement. Together we will work both in the here and now as well as drawing from the past.


Rates & Insurance


$140 for 60 minute individual sessions**
$145 for 60 minute couples/family sessions**
$50 for email sessions**

Extended sessions (80 minutes) are sometimes recommended and are always available upon request.

**Rates effective 3/14/20 for new clients.

Insurance and Finances

I am in network with BCBS of North Carolina. I accept Health Savings Account (HSA) cards directly. I am also happy to provide you with the information you will need to file for any possible reimbursement with your health insurance company for out of network benefits. Please contact the member services department for your health insurance carrier to verify how your plan compensates you for therapy services.


I accept all major credit cards, including HSA cards, and checks as forms of payment. Full payment is required at the time of our meeting.

Cancellation Policy

Time is one of our most precious assets, and the time set aside for our appointments is a high value for both of us. Therefore, if you are unable to meet at the scheduled time, or if last minute changes are required, please cancel or request rescheduling with at least 24 hours notice in all non-emergency situations. Sessions cancelled or rescheduled with less than 24 hours notice will be billed at the full session rate, unless otherwise discussed.

Any Other Questions

Please contact me for a free 15 minute consult. I look forward to hearing from you!



Come Visit

Mon: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Tue: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Wed: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Thu: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Fri: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Sat: 9:00am - 5:00pm


419 S Sharon Amity Rd,  Suite D


Charlotte, NC 28211, USA

(704) 995-6393



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Phone (704) 995-6393

Fax (908) 819-4678


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