Oak City Counseling, MSW, LCSW, RPT, CTS, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Raleigh
We provide evidence based therapies to help parents manage children's behavior including Child Centered Play Therapy, Filial Therapy, Theraplay, Circle of Security and Trust Based Relational Intervention. Our therapists specialize in working with children who struggle with issues such as AD/HD, Oppositional/Defiant behavior, anger management/aggression, impulsivity, anxiety/phobias and depression. Kim Liberatore, LPC is available to see children of all ages for play therapy, and also specializes in work with adolescents/teenagers who struggle with self harm, disordered eating and parent/child conflict. Sara Thatcher, LCSW, RPT specializes in play therapy and parent/child conflict and
works with adolescents/teenagers struggling with depression, anxiety, and parent conflict Sara is available to see children of all ages in addition to adolescents/teenagers. Jackie Hartman, LPC has a Masters in Art Therapy and has specialized training in Art and play therapy.
Jackie provides play and art therapies to children and adolescents while also providing parenting support and solutions to behavior issues. We are in network with BCBS. Please see our website at www.oakcitycounseling.com for more information!
Call or Email Oak City Counseling for a free phone consultation now - (919) 666-3303


  • Years in Practice: 10+ Years
  • School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Year Graduated: 2003
  • License No. and State: C005103 North Carolina


  • Avg Cost (per session): $90 - $140
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa, Wire

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Association for Play Therapy/Registered Play Therapist
  • Certificate Date: 2013
  • Certificate: National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children/Certified Trauma Specialist
  • Certificate Date: 2013


  • Child or Adolescent
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Parenting


  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Attachment Disorder
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health

  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders

Client Focus


  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Narrative
  • PCIT-Parent Child Interaction Therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Sand Play
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Theraplay
  • Trauma Focused
  • Triple P-Positive Parenting Program


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 27 Dec 2016
Oak City Counseling, MSW, LCSW, RPT, CTS, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Raleigh

Oak City Counseling

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, RPT, CTS