Carolina Counseling Inc. - Personal, couples, and family counseling
Sandra H. Ritter, PhD, LPCS  (not taking new clients) 
. . .  is the CEO/COO of Carolina Counseling Inc. For many years, she served as the sole or lead counselor for Carolina Counseling Inc, but has moved into management and oversight as the company has grown. She occasionally does intake assessments to determine the best fit between a prospective client and the available providers, but is no longer taking new clients on an ongoing basis.

Our Providers

Adrienne V. Aaron, MSW, LCSW (evenings and weekends)
 . . .  works with children, adolescents, adults, families, and groups on issues including: trauma, problem behavior, developmental delays, ADHD, bipolar disorder, conduct disorder, grief and loss, and depression. Previously she has worked for Children Advocacy Network, City Steps Youth Services, and as a Social Worker in a school setting as well as in case management. She utilizes treatment modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Play Therapy, and Family Systems among others. She has specific training in Child Centered Play Therapy, Trauma Informed Care, Family Models, and diagnosis.

Lauren Breedlove Closen, MS, NCC, LPCA (mornings, afternoons, and evenings)
… works with children, adolescents, adults, and families on a variety of issues including: ADHD, depression, anxiety, trauma and PTSD, anger, life transitions, and stress management. Work experience includes outpatient mental health and Intensive In-Home team lead therapist. Treatment modalities include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), play therapy, and trauma-informed care. She also has specific training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).

Charlotte M. Eure, MA, LPC (mornings, afternoons, and evenings)
. . . Works primarily with children and adolescents. She is certified in Triple P, levels III, III discussion groups, IV, and V. Work experience includes domestic violence, offenders, parenting, juvenile justice, and more. She has also been an Intensive In-Home team lead. 

Jane A. Hogan, MAMFT, LPC (mornings, afternoons, and evenings)
 . . . works with children (age 5 and above), adolescents, families, couples and adults with a range of issues including behavioral problems in children, anger, depression, anxiety, trauma, bipolar and relationship concerns. Work experience includes Intensive In Home team lead, school based therapy and outpatient community mental health. Treatment modalities include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma Focused CBT, Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and others.

Lillie Jacobs, MSW, LCSW (mornings, afternoons, evenings, and Sundays)
. . . has extensive training in PTSD, DBT, CBT, brief solution focused therapy, and motivational interviewing. She has over 25 years experience as a mental health practitioner. For the past 10 years she has been in private practice, providing services for adults and young adults diagnosed with depression, anxiety, PTSD, grief, pre-marital, marital and life transition issues.
Debra P. Martin, MA, LPCA (mornings, afternoons, and evenings)
. . . has extensive experience interfacing with social workers, foster children, and foster parents; mentoring adolescents; crisis intervention, and working with children, teens, and adults. Debra's diverse clientele have included children, teens, college aged-students, women, men, and couples. She is certified in Prepare and Enrich and in Level I Gottman training for couples. When working with adults, issues typically include anxiety, depression, relationship and rejection issues, recovering from sexual abuse, identifying a "new normal" after challenging medical diagnoses, and parenting concerns. She employs a wide range of modalities when working with children and teens, including child-centered play therapy, in which she has received extensive post-graduate training.

Stephanie Gonzalez. Pierce, MA, LPC, LCAS, CSAC (afternoons, evenings)
. . . has 20+ years working with mental health and chemical dependency issues of teens and adults. She is licensed both as a counselor and as an addiction specialist. In addition to working in traditional mental health settings, she has worked in prisons and in substance abuse treatment programs. Born in Belize, she is conversant in Spanish but conducts her sessions in English.
Terry D. Robinson, MA, NCC, LPC (mornings, afternoons, and evenings)
. . . has over 15 years experience working with children (3rd grade and above), adolescents, adults, couples, and families. She uses a variety of therapeutic interventions including Cognitive Behavioral and Solution-Focused therapy as well as Motivational Interviewing to assist individuals in making positive steps toward achieving well-being in their mental health and relationships. Her experience also includes working with individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, grief and loss, family conflict/parenting issues, ADHD, social/emotional needs of gifted school-aged individuals, anger/stress management, academic underachievement, and alcohol, drug, and behavior addictions. 

Tracey D. White, MA, LPCA 
. . . is credentialed in North Carolina as a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate.  She earned master's degrees in both Human Services Counseling – Marriage & Family and Professional Counseling from Liberty University.  She works with children, adolescents, adults, and families on a variety of issues including:  Anxiety & Depression, ADHD, Behavioral Problems, Mood Disorders, Grief & Loss, Relationship Issues, Divorce Recovery, Co-Dependency, LGBTQ Issues.  Tracey has a passion for helping individuals work through and overcome trauma.  Interventions include:  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Trauma-Focused CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-focused brief therapy, Family Systems Therapy, and Grief Support Groups.

Clients seen in our office have a wide range of issues, from disruptive behaviors in children and teens, to relationship issues, anger management, anxiety, women's issues, life transitions, grief, post-traumatic stress, and more. When working with children, we often takes a systemic approach that involve the family so that behavior changes are supported and sustained.
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