Work with an Experienced Psychologist in Cary, NC

Work with an Experienced Psychologist in Cary, NC 

Consider this: You can’t find a job that you enjoy and are constantly searching for something new. You also work long hours but aren’t given many tasks to complete. Because of your lack of mental stimulation, you come home feeling exhausted and irritable. On top of all of that, you and your roommate aren’t getting along right now. You fight over household chores and who can have company over. Nothing seems to be working out and you don’t feel like you have anyone you can talk to.

My mental health problems are real, and they are valid. I will not judge myself for the bad days when I can barely get out of bed. I will not make myself feel worse because someone else appears to be handling their mental illness better than I am handling mine. Recovery is not a competition. –Matt Joseph Diaz

Whether you are dealing with depression, major life transitions, or anything in between, you do not have to do it alone. Most of us will be presented with challenges that feel like we will never overcome. It can be taxing on our mental wellbeing which, if not addressed, could even start to affect our physical health as well. Fortunately, psychologists at Thriveworks Counseling in Cary have the skills and accreditations needed to help with any area of mental health. Psychologists work hard to help anyone and everyone become more successful in living a happy and healthy life.

What Exactly Does a Psychologist Do?

Psychologists are trained professionals who have gone through extensive schooling and training to gain the skills and knowledge necessary to treat all aspects of mental health. They perform personality tests, diagnose mental illness, create treatment plans, and provide support to their clients. By using evidence-based techniques, they are able to craft a unique plan of care for each client. Your psychologist will consider all of your preferences for your care including characteristics, religion, and goals.

In instances where a client could benefit from medication, their psychologist will work with primary care physicians and psychiatrists to carefully create the treatment plan that works best for them. Sometimes a combination of medication and therapy is the most effective option! However, speak with your psychologist about any concerns that you may have. They will be able to help walk you through any questions.

Working with a psychologist can help you benefit in many ways. Some of those ways are:

  • Become more confident: You’ll be able to take what you learn in your sessions and apply that to the obstacles you face in the future. You won’t feel like you can’t handle anything that comes your way!
  • Feel supported: Not only will you be more confident, but you will have a great feeling of support when you have to make big, or little, decisions about your life. A psychologist will be the rock you need, when you need it.
  • Heal: One of the most empowering things that can happen to you is healing. Without the ability to heal, we get stuck in ruts and allow past trauma to follow us well into the future. By healing, you will be able to move on and start living a happier life.

What Can a Psychologist Do for Me?

As mentioned before, a psychologist can help you in many different ways. Whether you are starting a new job in a new city, grieving the loss of a loved one, or coping with the diagnosis of a physical disease, we can help you here at Thriveworks Counseling in Cary. Some of the common reasons we see clients are the following:

  • Anger management
  • Depression, anxiety, or other mental illnesses
  • Family turmoil
  • Breakups
  • Major life changes
  • Financial issues
  • Child therapy
  • Addiction counseling
  • Divorce counseling
  • Life coaching
  • Stress management
  • Trauma therapy
  • Career counseling

If you don’t see something on the above list that describes what you are going through, do not worry! These are just a few of the different areas we can help you with. In addition, we understand that some people may be dealing with several different areas of concern. That’s why working with a licensed psychologist is a step in the right direction. They are able to assist you in different areas of your life at the same time, all while helping you mentally move in the right direction. If you have any questions about specific services, browse our website or give us a call.

Take the Next Step and Work with a Psychologist at Thriveworks Counseling in Cary, NC

If you have made it this far, we are glad to see you are here! We know how hard it can be to decide to pursue mental health services. Just know that you are strong and capable of making change. Plus, we will help you get there!

If you are ready to work with one of our team members, you can schedule an appointment online or by calling (919) 415-1112 to be connected with a scheduling specialist. We offer our clients the ease and accessibility of online counseling options as well. On top of that, we also accept most major insurance carriers.

We look forward to working with you!

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Overall Rating: 5★★★★★ based on 11 5 1 11 reviews. See all reviews
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Dr. Bell is awesome!

My husband and I saw Dr. Bell for marital counseling. She helped us work through things that I thought were impossible! Her style and methods of communicating helped us to examine ourselves and reestablish our relationship. Truly a God-send!
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I have worked with Brittney Peiffer and cannot recommend her enough! She is attentive and and knowledgable, and genuinely cares for people and their well-being. She is able to provide guidance without judgement - and she has a special talent for building rapport with her clients. I would recommend Brittney to family and friends without hesitation.  She is an incredible asset to the Thriveworks Team!
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Nicole Kilpatrick is a veryy warm straight fowarded person who has a heart to help others. She is very passionate about the services she provides. She is warm, friendly, private and loyalty is outstanding. She is a giver in many ways and it comes from her heart.
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Grief Counseling

Nicole Kilpatrick is amazing! She actually listens to what you say and helps YOU figure out what steps need to be taken. A good counselor does not judge or makes you feel less than....this is Nicole
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Awesome Service

Nicole Kilpatrick is a phenomenal therapist that is all about making sure her clients needs are met. She is very personable, professional and just a great listener. She wants to know you as a "whole" person and challenges you to be your best person. She is all about staying motivated while moving through the healing process. Anyone can benefit from her expertise and her stellar tips and strategies!!! She is so intuitive and knowledgeable. I give her the highest rating!!
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Great Therapist

My family has had the pleasure of working with Nicole at this company. She is a great therapist and easy to talk to to. She was attentive to our needs and helped us to work through our issues during a very difficult time. Nicole is friendly and experienced in her treatment modalities. We would definitely continue to see her and recommend her to families that are experiencing hardships and need someone to provide support and assurance.
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Highly Recommend

I highly recommend V. Nicole. She is so compassionate, easy to talk to, and has very practical information to provide about how to manage the stress of life. I highly recommend!
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Review for Shahin Sabouri

I recommend Ms. Sabouri, she is empathetic, caring and knowledgeable about human psyche, she offers many useful skills which you can take away with you, into your daily life.
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Review for Shahin Sabouri

In my experience with Shahin, I found her to be a caring, dedicated and thoughtful toward her clients and her clients’ wellbeing has top priority for her.
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Trusting and compassionate

I have known Dr. Bell for 8 years and from her work with Soldiers and families at Fort Bragg. She is compassionate, nonjudgmental, and extremely skilled as a therapist. She is super friendly and always made me happy when I was around her.
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Managing Principal/Consultant

I've had the pleasure of working with Dr. Debi Bell both in group and one on one settings for the past three years. I've found her to be an ardent and compassionate listener, one who is genuinely concerned about the growth and development of individuals. Dr. Bell's warm and inviting spirit is easily noticeable and carries throughout the counseling experience. The competencies she espouses allows her to effectively work with constituents across various backgrounds and experiences, including military backgrounds. Most noticeable in my interactions with Dr. Bell is that she is an indefatigable persister in helping clients achieve maximum results in the counseling experience.
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  • 119 SW Maynard Rd Suite 200,
    Cary, NC 27511

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