Community Resources: Charlotte, N.C.

Updated: Mar 6

Finding a therapist can be a daunting task. There can be so many to choose from without any knowledge of whether they'll actually be a good fit. For some people it can take some time to find a therapist that is a good fit. Do not get discouraged!

Finding a therapist that works for you goes beyond race and gender. It's important that you ask questions to help narrow down your options. Here are some questions you may consider asking before your initial appointment:

- What insurance do they accept?

- What are the out of pocket fees?

- Do they offer a sliding scale if I cannot afford their rates?

- What are their hours of operation?

- What are their specialties? (do they focus on grief, depression, bipolar disorder, identity issues, family conflict, marital problems, etc.)

- Do they work with individuals who have certain religious beliefs?

- Do they offer services in languages other than English?

- How long do sessions last?

Sometimes, even after asking these questions you may find that you'd rather seek help from someone else. That is okay! The good news is you do not have to stay with one counselor if you are not satisfied.

This is not an all inclusive list, but here's a starting point to reliable and culturally competent practices in the Charlotte, N.C. area.

*this list will be updated over time*

University Area

Cano Family Services

1909 J.N. Pease Place, Suite 101

Charlotte, North Carolina

(980) 313-3020

Chimere Neal, LCSW, LISW-CP

Neal Counseling Services

(704) 299-2881

Lauren Neal, LPC, LCASA

Well Being Transitions Counseling & Consulting Services

1905 J.N. Pease Place, Suite 202

Charlotte, NC 28262

(980) 404-2341

East Charlotte

Center for Family & Maternal Wellness, PLLC

4915 Albemarle Road

Charlotte, NC 28205

980) 495-6305

South Charlotte

Kemi Huntley, LPC

Huntley Counseling Center

7950 Nations Ford Rd, Suite 16

Charlotte, North Carolina


Andrea Umbach, Psy.D.

1515 Mockingbird Lane, Suite 580

Charlotte, NC 28209

(704) 910-8381

Steele Creek

Traci Withrow, LCSW

Mandala Counseling Services *offers services in Spanish*

9635 Southern Pine Boulevard, Suite 112

Charlotte, NC 28273

(704) 999-8284


Meagan Bullock, LCSW

Kaleidoscope Counseling, PLLC

904 E 8th St.

Charlotte NC 28204

(980) 237-7732