LifeCare Counseling & Psychiatry

also known as

LifeCare Counseling & Coaching

Counselors who now have availability. Please inquire by calling 919-851-1527.

  • Intern Counselor

    Ashley has 25 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in educational settings, teaching English to students from other countries, working with exceptional children, and collaborating with multidisciplinary teams to determine the best outcomes for students educationally, emotionally, and psychologically. She served people in her church through counseling and care ministries.

  • Counselor

    Alyssa is taking new Couples and Families until further notice. Please email Alyssa at for initial consult. As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate, Alyssa creates a warm and compassionate environment for helping others untangle their story. Alyssa completed a degree in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she graduated with highest distinction and continued her post-graduate studies at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary where she completed a master’s degree in Marriage, Family, and Individual Therapy.

  • Counselor

    Katie is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Exercise & Sport Studies from Greensboro College and …

  • Counselor

    Emily holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Franciscan University and a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Regent University. In addition, she has a certificate in trauma studies from Regent University. She is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC).

  • Counselor

    As a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Katy provides a therapeutic environment which is warm, safe and supportive in addition to incorporating the mental health aspects of each individual. Katy is gifted in bringing together a theological and psychological perspective in order to accomplish each client's goals and desires. While she covers many therapeutic areas, Katy has specialized in pregnancy loss, infertility, miscarriage and stillbirth.

  • Counselor

    Tonya is a board-certified Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate (LCMHCA). She is a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and is a National Certified Counselor (NCC). She believes it is essential to meet every client where they are; for some, that includes theological concepts, while others prefer a more secular approach.

  • Counselor

    Cindy graduated from Regent University with her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. In addition, she has served as a missionary and church planter in Auckland, New Zealand, and Penang, Malaysia, and as a minister to international and American students from various universities for 27 years.

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners who now have availability. Please inquire by calling 919-851-1527.

  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

    Adam is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) and has been working in mental health since 2013. He brings his past experiences of being an educator and a coach into his psychiatric practice with a unique blend of coaching, motivation, education and psychopharmacology. Adam highly encourages the integration of diet, exercise and healthy lifestyle practices with conventional medicine.

  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

    Christine is certified as an Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist, a Family Nurse Practitioner and a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She has experience in palliative care, outpatient psychiatry, and geriatric psychiatry.

Welcome to LifeCare

At LifeCare Counseling & Coaching, we are passionate about serving others by integrating the best mental health practices and spiritual care for the soul. Our team of licensed, Christian Psychiatrists and Counselors provide services to individuals, couples, and families across the Triangle, Wilmington, and Triad as well as through HIPAA-secure teletherapy.


Our counselors have a broad range of specialties to address mental health concerns, life transitions, relationship issues, and career choices. In addition, our compassionate mental health providers are trained to integrate clinical counseling and theology. They combine research-based psychology with a Christian perspective of human suffering, hope, and redemptive love. The result is our commitment to excellence and personal integrity to help you experience life as it was designed to be.


Be assured, LifeCare welcomes people of all belief-systems or those who prefer not to express any religious practices. Our clinicians provide a non-judgmental, safe environment where hope and healing can begin.


Our counseling, coaching, and psychiatric services are available at these convenient locations: Brier Creek, Chapel Hill, Holly SpringsRaleigh, Wake Forest, Wilmington, and The Triad. We strive to support, encourage, and provide hope for each individual. Our desire is to meet each client’s needs as we live out our mission and vision as a practice.


We look forward to connecting with you and assisting you with your therapeutic needs. For questions please call us at (919) 851-1527 or message us here.



Individual, couple and family counseling as well as adolescent and child therapy is offered by licensed therapists. Specialized therapy such as EMDR, trauma-focused therapy, art and play therapy are available. Skill groups such as anger management and DBT as well as seminars are offered at various times. If you are interested in enriching your relationship or reaching personal goals, pre-marital/couples counseling or coaching may be right for you.


The brain is an organ where specialized treatment and medications may be needed to help restore physiological balance and correct functioning. Our psychiatric and therapy team work together to address the whole person to bring healing to the body, mind, and soul. Medication management allows the client to maintain optimal health and well-being.


Assessments provide an opportunity to learn more about you. Assessments can determine strengths/growth areas for individual and couples, assist with career and educational planning, and guide treatment decisions or track progress. If you are looking for a specific type of assessment such as ADHD testing, please contact our office.


Coaching at LifeCare is an opportunity for individuals who may be stuck in their professional career or life goals who want a sound perspective, direction and assistance with new steps. Change can feel overwhelming- our coaches at LifeCare can walk alongside you through this process.

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