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Atia Wise
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • BlueCross BlueShield of NC
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medcost
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare East Non-Network
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Atia Wise, LCMHC, LCAS-A

Philosophy of Care

My background consists of work with individuals and groups that are seeking personal, educational and career advancement. These individuals have ranged from adolescents to adults looking to find significant meaning in their lives. We work, as a team, toward eliminating any barriers that may hinder your personal and professional growth.  I will assist all clients in targeting the factors of life that are interrupting them from reaching their ultimate goal.  My passion is guiding clients through the journey of self-exploration, personal advancement and life's transitions.  I encourage my clients to push beyond their comfort zone and embrace the opportunities that life presents.  Each opportunity is a learning experience and should be met as so.  In working with clients, I integrate Person-Centered Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. The person-centered approach focuses on the client and their needs and it incorporates goal setting to assist the client with setting workable goals and meeting those goals. The person-centered process also utilizes homework for the client directly related to the areas of focus during a particular session. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy emphasizes the idea that everyone will experience some form of difficulty in life based on their perception of the events that have occurred.  Although we all face difficult experiences, through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy the client will learn how to develop strategies that allow them focus on challenging and changing unhelpful thoughts and behaviors. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy provides the client with the tools to retrain their thoughts and feelings and become conquerors of their difficult situations.

Education

North Carolina Central University
Master of Counseling

Specialties

  • Anxiety Therapy
  • Stress Counseling
  • Depression Counseling
  • Trauma and Stress Related Disorders (PTSD)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Work Issues
  • Anger Management
Carla Primo
Accepting:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • BlueCross BlueShield of NC
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Magellan
  • MedCost
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Carla Primo, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Carla is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in North Carolina with over 25 years of experience providing clinical assessments and client centered therapeutic care to adolescents, adults, couples and families.  I specialize in life transitions/coping, parenting, marriage/divorce, grief/loss, aging, anxiety disorders, depression/mood disorders and sexuality issues.

Carla's approach is collaborative utilizing a cognitive behavioral, solution focused approach to best meet the needs of each client.

Carla’s goal is to establish a warm, caring relationship with you to bring out your best to help you move forward.

Education

Masters in Social Work
The University of Michigan

Specialties

  • Life Transitions/coping
  • Marriage/Divorce
  • Parenting
  • Aging
  • Grief/Loss
  • Anxiety
  • Mood Disorders/Depression
  • Sexuality
Cotina Williams
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
Self Pay Rate: $99

Cotina Williams, Supervisee in Social Work

Philosophy of Care

Cotina Williams is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate (LCSWA) with 5 years of experience in the mental health field serving children, adolescents, adults, and the homeless population. Cotina began her journey as a change agent working in the community as a Certified Peer Support Specialist. She assisted clients in crisis (i.e., with housing, finances, and food). This work, along with witnessing social injustice and disparity in services, motivated her to pursue a bachelor's degree in social work because she wanted to do so much more to ensure that individuals received the help and services they deserve. After realizing the mental and emotional factors impacting individuals' ability to maintain their lives, Cotina decided to pursue a master's degree to become a clinician.

Cotina completed her Bachelor of Social Work and her Master of Social Work at North Carolina Central University. It gives her great pleasure to assist people in their issues, their needs, and their goals. She understands that if mental health is not a priority, other areas of life will suffer. After searching for years to find her niche, she has found it in being a clinician.

Cotina can uniquely help due to experiencing personally a lot of what individuals come into services for. Although every situation and individual is different, Cotina feels she has the natural ability to show compassion and empathy. She’s enthusiastic about the work she does. She likes to give an individual an opportunity to ventilate, to discover who they are, to help them see themselves and the world around them in a different light, and to give hope.

Education

Master of Social Work
North Carolina Central University

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Coping Skills
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women’s Issues
Jessie Smith
Accepting:
  • BlueCross BlueShield of NC
  • Magellan
  • Medcost
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Jessie Smith, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Jessie Smith is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of North Carolina. He has experience working with adults, adults with SPMI, adolescents, and families seeking support to overcome trauma, anxiety, depression, life transitions, grief, parenting issues, anger, self-esteem, codependency, and other challenges that arise in life. He earned a Bachelor and Masters of Social Work in The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Jessie utilizes a collaborative and holistic approach to helping individuals overcome their challenges because they’re the expert on their life. Jessie’s life experiences in the military make him relatable to a  variety of issues faced by his clients. Jessie incorporates cognitive behavioral, dialectical behavioral, mindfulness, motivational interviewing, and psychotherapy techniques, to work with his clients through their struggles, offering them comfort and support to help them overcome the challenges they are facing. He is passionate about assisting clients with learning the skills needed to reach their goals and be  successful in life, as they define it.

Jessie believes in creating a safe, judgement free environment filled with compassion and empathy, where you are free to openly discuss your experiences and become the best version of yourself. He also believes that your experiences and challenges are unique to you, and so too should be the therapeutic approach that he uses. We all fall on hard times and face difficult challenges  however; we do not have to do it alone.

Education

University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Master of Social Work

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma & Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Positive Parenting Skills
  • Self-Esteem
  • Life Stage Transitions
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Sexual Abuse & Assault
  • Anger Management
  • Oppositional & Defiant Behaviors
  • Relationship Issues
JulioSteven Villacis
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • BlueCross BlueShield of NC
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Julio Steven Villacis, LCMHC, NCC

Philosophy of Care

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Julio is a Bilingual Spanish speaking Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in North Carolina with 5 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in community, school and hospital settings to address mental health and psycho-social needs. He enjoys the therapeutic partnership – working with clients to learn, grow, support and solve problems together. He graduated from Rutgers the State University of New Jersey with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and from North Carolina State University with a Master of Education and Mental Health Counseling.

Julio uses acceptance and commitment therapy, Trauma Focused-CBT (for children), strength-based, cognitive behavioral, motivational interviewing, and solution-focused approaches to therapy. Julio’s approach is eclectic and is personalized to you, your life, and your goals. Julio works with children, adolescents and adults who are experiencing depression, anxiety, trauma, behavioral issues and challenges with life transitions, grief and loss, stress at work or at home, and challenges with relationships.

Julio approaches his work with empathy and genuineness, aiming to be present with you and to meet you where you are in the therapeutic process. You are the expert on your life and challenges. He is here to learn and explore with you as you work to meet your goals.

Education

North Carolina State University
Master of Education in Mental Health Counseling

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Parenting
  • Transition to parenthood
  • Aging
  • Grief and loss
  • Trauma
  • Life transitions and stress
Kimberla Everett
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • BlueCross BlueShield of NC
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • MedCost
  • United Healthcare
  • Multiplan
Pending:
  • BlueCross BlueShield of NC
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Kimberla Everett, LCMHC

Philosophy of Care

Kimberla Everett is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and a Licensed School Counselor in the state of North Carolina who has over 10 years of experience working in the mental health field and meeting diverse needs of others. Kimberla has a passion for helping adults and children and families with overcoming barriers and make better choices.  She completed a Master of Arts degree in Counseling with an emphasis in Vocational Rehabilitation from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Kimberla is well-versed in providing career counseling and addressing occupational concerns.

Kimberla has a passion for helping anyone who may be going through a difficult time in life.  Kimberla’s motto is “Although we are unique individuals, we all face challenges, and have different ways of healing and acquiring happiness.” Kimberla seeks to establish a meaningful relationship with you to help guide you towards a more fulfilled life.

Kimberla utilizes relational, collaborative, person-centered, cognitive behavioral, motivational, mindfulness-based, solution focused and trauma focused approaches to therapy, and progress towards the reduction of symptoms is routinely measured. Kimberla is dedicated to cultivating a supportive, stimulating, and inclusive environment to help you reach your full potential.

Education

University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Master of Arts in Counseling

Liberty University
Master of Education in School Counseling

Specialties 

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • ADHD
  • Family Therapy
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Grief and Loss
  • Academic Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Occupational and Career Issues
  • Self-injurious Behaviors
  • Stress Management
  • Medication Management
  • Crisis Management
Meredith Hinson
Accepting:
  • BlueCross BlueShield of NC
  • Cigna
  • Magellan
  • MedCost
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Meredith Hinson, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Meredith Hinson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist in the state of North Carolina. She has over 6 years of experience in many facets of clinical social work ranging from inpatient detox and crisis stabilization to outpatient private practice. Her broad experience has allowed her to develop many tools for working with any client and is eager to ensure client satisfaction by putting clients’ needs and wishes first. 

Meredith uses a person-centered approach to treatment and believes each client has the means within themselves to better their own lives. Meredith uses her clinical skills to offer different ways of thinking and behaving to assist clients in finding their strengths they are struggling to see within themselves. Meredith’s clinical approaches include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Cognitive Processing Therapy.

Meredith’s main goal is to assist each client in creating a safe, supportive, and judgment-free space to explore vulnerable topics. Rapport is the single most effective piece of therapy. If rapport is not created between therapist and client, meaningful life changes will not occur.

Education

Master of Social Work, Certification in Substance Abuse
University of North Carolina Wilmington

Specialties

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy
  • Substance Use specific treatment
  • Trauma-focused
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Self-Esteem
  • Relationship issues
  • LGBTQ+
Payal Khanna
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield of NC
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medcost
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • ComPsych
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-up

Payal Khanna, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Payal Khanna is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in the state of North Carolina, who has experience partnering with adults seeking help with anxiety, depression and mood disorders. She completed her Post Master Certificate in Psychiatry from University of Cincinnati and Family Nurse Practitioner from Middle Tennessee State University. Ms. Khanna provides psychiatric assessment, treatment plan and medication management. She seeks to establish a warm and caring relationship with her patients. Her goals are to assist her patients in building on their assets and help them achieve a positive life they desire.

Education

University of Cincinnati
Middle Tennessee State University

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Life Situations
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Mood Disorder
  • Panic attacks
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Anger Management
Robert Seigel
Accepting:
  • MedCost
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield of NC
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $199:Intake $149: Follow-ups

Robert Seigel, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

I have been practicing as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner for 15 years. I specialize in providing psychiatric medication and therapeutic intervention for a variety of Mental Health Conditions such as depression, anxiety, psychosis, mood disorders, substance abuse disorders (SUD), ADHD, PTSD and many others. After serving in the United States Navy for 29 years caring for active duty military personnel and their dependents, I am currently providing psychiatric care in the civilian community for ages 13 years and older. I have years of experience in tele-psychiatry, crisis intervention and outpatient / inpatient settings for a variety of psychiatric and substance abuse disorders.

Education

University of Virginia
Master of Science in Nursing 

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • ADHD
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping Skills
  • Eating Disorders
  • Military/Veteran
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
Sherri Osborne
Accepting:
  • BlueCross BlueShield of NC
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medcost
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-up

Sherri Osborne, PMHNP-BC, GNP-BC

Philosophy of Care

Sherri Osborne is a certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner as well as a Gerontological Nurse Practitioner in the State of North Carolina who has 12 years of experience in working with adults seeking help with medication management for mental health conditions.  She completed her Master’s Degree in Nursing from the University of South Alabama along with her post-Master’s certificate.  She also received her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Winston-Salem State University and her Associate’s Degree in Nursing from Guilford Technical Community College.

Sherri utilizes a wholistic approach to mental health conditions. The goal is to ensure that one’s physical health has been ruled out as a contributing factor.  Medication is only a piece of providing care and in combination with counseling can be effective in improving a person’s quality of life. There is never the goal to dumb and numb someone but to have the least amount of medicine needed to help manage symptoms.  

Sherri seeks to establish a relationship with you that is based on warmth, trust, caring, and integrity in order to promote mental wellness and recovery for you which in turn improves your quality of life.  Every day life can be hard and stressful and having someone there to support you in that journey can mean a lot. Goal is for each day to be the best it can be for you and as your life improves so does the lives of those around you.  

Education

University of South Alabama
Master’s Degree in Nursing

Specialties

  •  Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Substance Use
  • Pharmacology/Medication Management
  • Sleep disorders
  • Stress management
  • Geriatric psychiatry
  • Military/Veterans Treatment
Yolanda Jones
Accepting:
  • BlueCross BlueShield of NC
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • MedCost
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield of NC
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • Cigna
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Yolanda Jones, LCMHC

Philosophy of Care

Yolanda Jones is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in the state of North Carolina who has 15 years experience working with children and adolescents with Attention Deficit Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and received her Master of Arts in Professional Counseling and Master of Education in School Counseling from Liberty University.  

Yolanda utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to best meet the needs of every individual.

Yolanda seeks to establish a warm and caring relationship with children, adolescents, and adults in order to assist them in building on their strengths and collaborate with them towards meeting their goals.

Education

Master of Arts in Professional Counseling
Master of Education in School Counseling
Liberty University

Specialties

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
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