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.

  • 2015 Ayrsley Town Blvd, Suite 250, Charlotte, NC 28273
  • 704-503-3535 704-593-5555

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

Tiffany Shores, MA, LCAS, LPC is a Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor and a Licensed Professional Counselor. Her focus includes: assessing and linking individuals to appropriate treatment options, working with them through on-going recovery struggles, counseling loved ones of addicts, and working with couples on what marriage looks like in recovery. In addition to her addictions work, Tiffany is trained in trauma-focused narrative therapy from the Allender Center at the Seattle School. This training enables counselors to help survivors of trauma and abuse. She sees individuals and couples.

  • 5511 Monroe Road, Suite 207, Charlotte, NC 28212
  • 704-293-4297

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!

Kelly Saylor, ACC, LPC, LMFT, AAMFT-S, DCC, is a licensed professional counselor and marriage and family therapist that is uniquely trained as a Christian counselor and the co-founder of SureHope Counseling & Training Center. Kelly specializes in anxiety, trauma and martial transitions. She works with individuals, couples and families and also offers distance counseling (online or by phone). Overall, she is dedicated to helping individuals, couples, and families navigate life’s peaks and valleys with integrity, wisdom and joy!

  • 1935 JN Pease Place, Suite 204, Charlotte, NC
  • (980) 272-8180

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

Ingrid Pruitt, M Ed, LMFT is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 20 years experience working with individuals, couples, and families in the Lake Norman area. She specializes in areas of transition and life crisis. She uses a Solution-Focused approach to assist her clients in developing a positive strategy for significant change in their lives and relationships. Other areas Ingrid specializes in are Pre-marital/Re-marital counseling to help couples prepare for their marriage and parenting/co-parenting/blending issues for intact families as well as separated and divorced parents. Ingrid is a certified Discernment Counselor trained to help couples on the brink decide whether to try to restore their marriage or move towards divorce. Her goal is to focus the couple on gaining clarity and confidence about a direction, based on a deeper understanding of the relationship and its possibilities for the future.

  • 199 Canterbury Place Road, Mooresville, NC 28115
  • (704) 892-1337

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

Kate Leggett is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Nationally Certified Counselor. She specializes in working with children ages 4+, adolescents, adults, and families on concerns including anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, spirituality, relationship concerns and behavioral concerns utilizing an emotionally focused cognitive behavioral therapy approach. Kate utilizes play therapy interventions when working with young children to better help them process their concerns in a way that is developmentally comfortable.  Her passion is reestablishing the sanctity of the family unit through creating a safe and trusting environment for children and families to holistically move towards a place of growth and lasting healing.

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

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

Logan Cohen, LMFT has dedicated his life’s work to supporting people who are struggling with relationships. During the processes of Separation, Divorce, or even Reconciliation, our relationships to our loved ones and even to ourselves are tested to the max. This is an incredibly stressful time, however it can also be a fantastic opportunity to grow as we are forced out of our comfort zones. Logan specializes in working with people who want to make sure they grow to their fullest potential during times of stressful, even painful relationship transitions. 

  • 2201-D Park Road, Charlotte, NC
  • (704) 648-1112

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

Mike Vaughn  is a licensed professional counselor supervisor (LPCS). He has received extensive post graduate training in trauma, marital therapy and sex addiction.  He is particularly passionate about how those three areas overlap in client’s lives.  His training includes EMDR, Gottman Method (for couples) and he is a certified sex addiction therapist (CSAT). In addition to traditional counseling sessions, he offers “intensive” options and group counseling. Over the past 14 years in practice he has helped clients with many different issues work towards overall spiritual and emotional health.

  • 1126 Sam Newell Rd, Suite A, Matthews, NC 28105
  • surehopecounseling.com
  • (704) 443-8866

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