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"Kris Smetak, along with his wife Jodie, opened Genuine Counseling in 2007. He has been a Licensed Professional Counselor in North Carolina since 2006 and a Licensed School Counselor in North Carolina since 2004. He received his undergraduate degree from California University of Pennsylvania and his graduate degree from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Kris's treatment specialties include: child anxiety (ages 4-9), adult anxiety, and child ADD/ADHD (ages 4-13). His skills include excellent relationship building, parent skills training, conflict resolution skills and healthy coping skills. Kris enjoys seeing children, individuals and families gain self-confidence in their journey toward greatness."
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"Treatment efforts are designed in a manner to provide a safe environment for individuals to heal, be restored, and to grow. I believe in offering an individualized approach to assist in the process of working towards the achievement of wholeness. Obstacles are merely opportunities for you to enhance, evolve, and excel into a place of purpose. The greatest gifts can be wrapped in challenge. It takes courage to embrace the process of receiving the healing of hope and restoration."
"I have been in private practice in Gaston County since 1994. Some areas that I help people with are: Anxiety, Anger Management, Divorce, PTSD, Couples Counseling, and Family Counseling. Please visit my website at to learn more about the other areas that I may be able to help you with. I look forward to hearing from you. I hope you have a good day."
Gastonia, North Carolina 28056
(704) 457-2543
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
"Often we know that we want to make changes in our lives but don't know how or where to start. As a therapist I try to take the intimidation out of therapy by creating a trusting and mutually respectful relationship. I feel that the therapist client relationship is a partnership and my goal it to help you become empowered to navigate the challenges in life. I work with you to identify the issues, set specific goals and develop coping mechanisms to help you improve your life."
Belmont, North Carolina 28012
(704) 586-9388
Counselor, MA, EdS, LPC, NCC
"EASY ONLINE SCHEDULING AVAILABLE. I strive to provide a relaxed environment, full of compassion, to make you feel more comfortable opening up about what's bothering you. I take a NATURAL approach to healing and advocate for ALL NATURAL METHODS where possible. Discounts available for Law Enforcement, Military and College Students. Evening appointments available. Call for more information."
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, PhD, Can, LPC, LCAS-A
"I approach my work with clients from a strength base and person-centered model utilizing a variety of clinical methods including cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, psycho-dynamic and solution-focused therapy. My areas of specialty are mood and personality disorders (i.e. depression, anxiety, and anger management, bipolar, borderline, antisocial and dependent personality)."
Psychological Associate, MA, LPA
"I received my Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology from Appalachian State University and am a Licensed Psychological Associate through the North Carolina Psychology Board. I have also received my Certification as a Nutrition and Wellness Consultant through the American Fitness Professionals and Associates (AFPA). My professional affiliations include: American Psychological Association (APA), North Carolina Psychological Association (NCPA), and the North Carolina Association of Professional Psychologists (NCAPP). I am skilled at working with children, adolescents, and adults. I have also conducted psychological and psychoeducational evaluations for children and adolescents in multiple school systems and also perform psychological testing for adults."
Marriage & Family Therapist, DMin, LMFT
"I have been an active minister and pastoral counselor for forty-five years. I am also licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist, trained in solution-focused, brief therapy. I have special interests in pre-marital counseling, marriage enrichment, group process, parenting issues, and grief resolution. I have experience working with a variety of anxiety and mood disorders and have done extensive research into the nature of bipolar disorders, child abuse, and spirituality. I approach all my counseling nonjudgmentally, aware that my role is that of an informed facilitator who enables clients to find their own solutions."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
"I recognize that people come to counseling for a variety of reasons including personal problems, relationship struggles, spiritual issues, and addictions. I want to hear your story and walk with you towards healing and hope. An important part of this process is developing a relationship of trust and safety. I am committed to providing professional care and counsel that is marked by compassion and is free from judgment."
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
"I believe in the mind, body, spirit connection and the importance of maintaining balance in life. In working with my clients, I try to identify their core strengths and assist them in using those strengths to restore balance to difficult areas of their lives. I have worked with people from varied ethnicities and backgrounds and enjoy helping my clients to grow and improve their lives through counseling. My goal is to address my client's individual needs on a case by case basis."
"I enjoy having the opportunity to work with people during their personal journeys through life, whether that is in good times or those times that seem to stop us in our tracks for a moment wondering "what do I do next". I have been a Licensed Counselor since 2006, but have known this was my path a very long time before that. I provide individual, family, and couples/marital counseling. I apply several different interventions and techniques in my work depending on the personalized needs of my clients."
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
"Choosing a therapist can be a scary and intimidating experience. It is important that you find a person that you and your family feel comfortable. I hope that I can be that person. The first step in therapy is to have a trusting a mutually resprectful relationship."
Belmont, North Carolina 28012
(704) 594-8042
"I enjoy working with adults, adolescents and children. I treat the whole person (emotionally, physically and spiritually). I help to motivate you toward realistic lifestyle change by meeting you where you are in the process. I treat those with ADHD, parenting, depression, anxiety and marital issues to name a few. I believe the family is an important component to the treatment process; therefore family therapy is strongly encouraged, especially for children. I use different approaches based on the needs of the individual or family. At the top of my list are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems Therapy and Mindfulness Approach."
"I offer counseling for many types of issues in mental health as well as substance abuse and addictions. I work with clients from all walks of life. I have treated numerous mental health issues. I have specialized in Substance Abuse counseling for 21 years as well as counseling for Domestic Violence and Anger Management. I have been an advocate for clients and attorneys in court. The clients that I work with usually need help and they need it now. I am a NC Licensed Professional Counselor that can deliver quality and professional help starting at the first session."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, AASECT
"**I'm best reached by email as I'm often in-session.** My therapeutic approach originates from a systemic view of relationships and development. I believe strongly in a strength-based approach and that anyone can benefit from support and a nonjudgmental perspective during difficult transitions and experiences. My ideal client:self-motivated and invested in their growth. I offer a high degree of respect for clients, meet them where they are, working on what they consider to be important. I'm open-minded and understanding, and have worked with clients addressing depression, anxiety, body-image, sexual difficulties, low sexual desire, trauma and gender-transition."
"While many of the things life throws at us can be challenging and painful, they can also become a catalyst to showcase our strengths, resiliency, and opportunity for growth. I feel that our experiences, both positive and negative, help shape who we are, and make us unique."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, CCSOTS, CCH
"ONLINE SCHEDULING and COUNSELING AVAILABLE. I specialize in the rapid treatment of PTSD, anxiety, panic attacks, and phobias. For most of these struggles, significant relief can usually be felt in as little as one or two sessions. While traditional therapy can take years, Visual Coding Displacement Therapy (VCDT) works almost immediately. I prefer to not waste anyone's time with having them spend years and months in therapy. I focus on quickly getting to the heart of the matter."
"EASY ONLINE SCHEDULING AVAILABLE. As a licensed therapist my goal is to make the counseling process one of comfort and growth. I understand that it isn't easy to make change, and it can be both difficult and painful to address an issue that is truly weighing you down. I believe in a holistic approach to counseling and am also trained in many evidence based techniques. I offer evening hours in addition to weekend appointments upon request."
"Are you feeling like you lack motivation? Do you feel sad or angry most of the time? Do you sometimes feel like you've lost your way or your life has been interrupted? If so, you are not alone. We, at Essential Journey understand and are here to support you as you begin your healing. The journey may not be easy, but it will be insightful and life changing. Isn't it time to let the pain go and start your healing? Come on, let's get started! I have extensive experience working with couples, single parents, blended families, divorce, interracial relationships, and emotional trauma."
"I enjoy working with children and adults.I have twenty years of experience in the mental health field. I know it's difficult to make that decision to ask for help.My job is to put you at ease, really listen, and help you find a way to move forward, whether that means resolving an issue from the past; changing a behavior or creating a plan for the future. My goal is to improve your quality of life. What's most important is the what happens outside therapy. The best client is ready and willing to make that change."