When You Need Personal Help

Divorce is not easy and sometimes you need a little help dealing with the emotional fallout.

At Carolina Divorce Mediators, we are proud to endorse the services of some of the finest mental health professionals in the Charlotte, NC area.  Those listed here have demonstrated the highest standard in mental health care and are among those highly respected in their professional community.

Kelly Carpenter, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works with individuals, couples and families dealing with a variety of issues. She enjoys helping people work through transitions and stages in their lives including marriage, becoming parents, divorce and loss of loved ones. In her work with clients, she strives to help them become empowered and develop coping mechanisms to help them navigate the challenges in life.


Karen Barry, LMFT has over 20 years experience treating families and couples.  She has specialized in couples therapy in various states of distress and has extensive specialized training in this sub-specialty. She assists couples at all stages of their relationship and offers a highly successful workshop for couples serious about repairing their bonds.  Whether you are trying to discern the viability or your relationship, have determined it needs to end or are committed to reviving your relationship, Karen can assist. Karen often helps couples during the separation and divorce process to minimize the negative impact of divorce, particularly for their children.


Monica Mouer, MS, LPC, is skilled at working with strained relationships and oppositional clients as well as emotionality due to Crisis, Trauma and Divorce. I offer hope to clients seeking to overcome difficulty resulting from Anxiety, Depression, Childhood Abuse/Neglect, Self-Esteem and Sexuality Issues.  Spiritual Development and Holistic Living are also specialties.  I use a wide variety of therapeutic approaches including EMDR, DNMS, DBT, Gottman Marriage Therapy, Restoration Therapy, Theophostic Prayer, and Immanuel healing from the Life Model.


  • 18805 W Catawba Ave, Suite 206, Cornelius, NC
  • (704) 464-0065

The Pope Counseling Center is a private practice located in Cornelius that specializes in the counseling of individuals, couples, and families. We have clinicians that specialize in working with young children, adolescents, and adults. We understand that couples and families struggle with various issues and tailor treatment to meet your needs and goals. We also understand that this might be a time of financial strain, so we offer sliding scale fees to make the treatment you deserve affordable!


Larry Furr MAC, MBA, NCC, LPC, CSAT is a Christian based Licensed Professional Counselor with offices in Concord and Mooresville. Larry works with couples, families, adults and adolescents experiencing relationship issues, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, stress and spiritual issues. Larry has extensive training and experience in working with couples dealing with infidelity, pornography and other problematic sexual behaviors.


  • 114 Morlake Drive, Mooresville, NC
  • 3101 Davidson Highway, Concord NC
  • (704) 756-0317

Morgan Enright, Ph.D. is a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT) and a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in both NC and SC.  For over a decade, Dr. Enright has worked with families in turmoil to be able to heal and reconnect.  He works at One:12 Counseling with couples to develop healthy communication skills, process anger and disappointment, and heal from past hurt.  Dr. Enright is passionate to help people become emotionally and spiritually healthy as individuals and in their relationships.


Anne Hancock and the team of therapists at Wellness Counseling Center are dedicated to working with partners who find themselves on the verge of separation and divorce yet want something very different.  What they truly want is to understand and connect with each other, but cannot find their way back to what they once had.


  • 7810 Ballantyne Commons Parkway, Suite 300, Charlotte, NC
  • 309 S. Sharon Amity Road, Suite 310, Charlotte, NC
  • 704-319-5593

Lisa Terrell MA, DHS, LPC is a Licensed Counselor and Certified Sex Therapist who specializes in Discernment Counseling, Distressed Relationships including infidelity and sexuality issues.  She is the founder of Sensovi Institute an online campus for learning about sex and intimacy.  She is the author of Snow People World: Healthy and Happy Relationships (2007) The Handbook for Betrayal Recovery (2013) a workbook and structured program for working through infidelity, and Turn On: Understand Your Erotic Style to Transform Your Life (2017).


Lee Sumrall, MA, LPCS, LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Licensed Professional Counselor.  Lee has a passion for working in the areas of marital counseling, healing from divorce or affairs, sexual intimacy difficulties, and building communication skills. She also enjoys working with adolescents and families developing effective parenting skills and appropriate boundary setting to grow and repair relationships damaged through difficult circumstances.  For 15 years, Lee has found that helping people find “common ground” is key to moving forward in relationships, so much that her business is named Common Grounds Christian Counseling.


  • 2522 Plantation Center Drive, Suite B, Matthews, NC
  • 704-737-4436

Natalie Huston, MA, NCC, LPC is passionate about walking alongside those who long to be restored, offering hope and resources to navigate the journey of healing, growth, and more meaningful life. She specializes in emotional, spiritual, and relational struggles, particularly with couples and trauma. No matter where you are in the journey, you can have support through adjustment, repairing, or healing. Natalie’s practice is about Restoring Journeys, and she will be with you on the path as your guide toward greater wholeness.


  • 1126 Sam Newell Rd, Suite A, Matthews, NC 28105
  • 980-253-9841

Donna Kanipe, MACC, LMFT, LPC is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Licensed Professional Counselor.  She specializes in using Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) to help married couples move from a conflicted relationship to a more nurturing emotional bond. She is passionate about helping individuals work through the grief of divorce and rediscover their identity, hope, and purpose. Donna married in 1994 and is raising two adolescent sons ages 16 and 19 with her husband of 23 years.


  • 7401 Carmel Executive Park, Suite 210, Charlotte, NC
  • (704) 752-8414

Mike Prasse, MACC, LPC, is a licensed professional counselor specializing in marital, pre-marital counseling, ADHD and sexual abuse/trauma recovery. His expertise includes parenting, anxiety, depression, spiritual direction/theological concerns, sexual abuse/trauma recovery, life and career direction, creative problem solving and men’s issues. He works with teens, adults, couples and families.  He can help you determine if there is still hope for the relationship, repair from damage done in the marriage, or even navigate how to communicate and resolve conflict  effectively moving forward.


  • 7401 Carmel Executive Park, Suite 210, Charlotte, NC
  • (704) 752-8414

Sally Harris, LCSW, MACT is a Christian based Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works with individuals and couples.  She is intensively trained in Gottman Method Marriage Therapy as well as DBT (a therapy that focuses on managing intense emotions).  She enjoys helping people who struggle with high anxiety.  With over 10 years of experience, Sally welcomes you into a relationship of warmth and trust, and works with both individuals and couples to clarify and reach their goals.


  • 18117 W. Catawba Ave., Cornelius, NC
  • (704) 894-9730

Adam Fadel, MS, LMFTA, believes therapy provides the best opportunity to connect deeply to your own heart and mind and to develop honest, forgiving and joyful relationships with others. His goal is to help you experience the fullness of being emotionally and relationally healthy. Adam brings a broad background with many rich experiences that enable him to walk along side of his clients with compassion, confidence and purpose. Adam works with individuals, couples and families in the following areas: Sexual identity, Crises and trauma, Addiction (substance, sexual, pornography), Relationship difficulty (marital conflict, infidelity, divorce), Grief and loss, Life stress and transition, Pre-Marital and Marriage Bonding, and Depression and Anxiety.


  • 4525 Hedgemore Drive, Suite R, Charlotte, NC 28209
  • 704-363-3032

Drs. Tom and Beverly Rodgers are the founding partners of Rodgers Christian Counseling, where they along with their staff of licensed therapists use the Soul Healing Love Model of therapy to help couples and individuals of all ages find healing through difficult circumstances. They specialize in Difficult Relationships, Trauma recovery, Family Counseling, and work with people facing Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, Sexual struggles, and Addiction recovery. Several therapists also offer play therapy for children who are facing challenges. The Rodgers have written 4 books, offering help for families, couples and individuals. They also offer Weekend Workshops and Couples one-to-one Intensives. They and their staff are committed to finding the right counselor for you to move toward healing and peace.


  • 6412 Bannington Rd. Charlotte, NC 28226
  • Tom and Bev Rodgers, Directors
  • (704) 364-9176

The Central Church Life Care Center has been in existence for over 19 years assisting the church body and community in their spiritual, emotional, and relational growth. Help is offered through individual pastoral care sessions, 10-week workshops, and various seminars conducted by local Christian professional counselors throughout the year. We offer an environment of affirmation and confidentiality with the support of trained Life Care Ministers and staff.


  • 5301 Sardis Road, Charlotte, NC 28270
  • Cynthia Hunt, Director
  • (704) 365-6112