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The Search for Hope Can End with Counseling


The Search for Hope Can End with Counseling


Many individuals find themselves faced with challenges, sometimes ones that feel impossible to overcome. You may find yourself feeling lost along a road that seems too long, too tired to reach your goals that may look like mountains, far too high to climb. You may feel sad because you see no hope at all. No matter how you try you may find that nothing makes you feel better amidst the mess you perceive yourself to be in. You may even be wondering how you got to this dark and lonely place of hopelessness.


Living a Life with Hopelessness

While sadness can be a normal human emotion, feeling hopeless is not. Hopelessness can be one of the most frustrating feelings and is also a telling symptom of depression. If you find yourself experiencing hopelessness, your view of the future may seem to always be negative. There may always an expectation of failure, pain, difficulties, despair and dissatisfaction. You may be wondering how you can regain control or help yourself if you have a negative view of your own self. You may even find yourself experiencing the urge to give up, thinking there is no sense in even trying.

Hopelessness may lead you to believe that life is unfair. Despite working diligently enough, trying hard enough, caring enough and being good enough, you feel that you aren’t receiving the great results you may deserve. This kind of thinking can spirals you deeper into the mire of hopelessness. You could be wondering what the purpose of even trying is when you feel doomed to fail. Such words of discouragement may continue to ring in your ears as you relinquish all traces of hope left within you.


The Danger in Hopelessness

Numerous studies have shown that severe hopelessness can lead to self-sabotage. This does not mean that a person experiencing hopelessness will want to end his or her life. It does, however, indicated that hopelessness may cause a person to be at higher risk for self-harm. For a person feeling hopeless, self-harm may appear to be a better option than living with problems that don’t seem to have a solution or with conditions that don’t appear to be improving.


Finding Hope Beyond Hopelessness

Living hopelessly can be painful. You may feel completely deprived of motivation. If you feel hopeless and see everything on a downhill trend, you may need to reach out for help. Whether your hopelessness is felt in conjunction with other distressing conditions such as depression, or as part of your daily life, you may wish to reach out to a professional therapist for appropriate treatment.

The search for help is not a sign of weakness, it can be evidence of your courage, and your ability to admit you cannot control the circumstances in your life at this time. Help can come from your trusted support network, including family and friends. Often times the most effective help can come from a trained professional who can help you to find the underlying cause of your feelings of hopelessness.

Hold on to hope as you seek help from the independently contracted therapists with Carolina Counseling Services – Fuquay-Varina, NC. With counseling, you can regain your lost hope. When you call CCS to request for an appointment, you can begin to move forward, revealing the hopeful person you may have always been.


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Carolina Counseling Services – Fuquay-Varina, NC contracts with Licensed professional counselors/therapists/psychologists that provide a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Carolina Counseling Services – Fuquay-Varina, NC contracts with friendly, caring therapists who assist adult individuals, couples, families, and children with resolving issues and getting back to enjoying their lives. Whether you are non-military or military, it will always been a pleasure to work with you. CCS and the independently contracted therapists are able and happy to assist active duty dependents and retired military and their families.

Serving Areas: Carolina Counseling Services – Fuquay-Varina, NC

Counties: Wake County NC

Cities: Fuquay-Varina NC, Holly Springs NC, Angier NC, Duncan NC, Chalybeate Springs NC, Feltonville NC, Garner NC, Kennebec NC, Willow Springs NC, Cokesbury NC, Holland NC, Wilbon NC, Apex NC

Zip Codes: 27501, 27502, 27523, 27526, 27529, 27539, 27540, 27592

We are located at:

Carolina Counseling Services - Fuquay-Varina, NC
602 E. Academy St. Ste. 103
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526

(910) 624-6973

602 E. Academy St. Suite 102

Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526

How Do I Set Up my FIRST Appointment?

  • Call: (910) 624-6973 (Fastest way to schedule)
  • Text: (910) 308-3291 (Reply will be via phone)
  • Click here and use our Contact Form (You must include your phone number, because replies will only be made by telephone to ensure security/privacy)
  • Call or Text for your New Patient Appointment Anytime!
  • Appointment scheduling for NEW clients: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:15pm
  • New client appts may be scheduled when therapists have openings, which may include daytime, evenings and weekends.
  • Established/Standing Appointments are made directly with your therapist!
  • Referrals: MOST beneficiaries do NOT need a Referral!

View the independently contracted, Caring, Licensed Therapists. Who is the Best Fit for you?

  • Kimberly Tran, PhD, HSP-P

    Specializes in: (Ages 18+) Individuals, Couples, anxiety, PTSD, trauma (adults who have experienced childhood physical, emotional and/or sexual abuse, Wounded Warrior) grief and loss, relationship issues, addiction, recovery, co-occuring substance abuse, couple/marital concerns, personality disorders, mood disorders.
    Insurance: BCBS, Tricare (to include Tricare Prime), Medicare and cash
    Location: Fuquay-Varina, NC

  • Laura Coyle, PhD, HSP-P

    Specializes in: (Ages 3+) Children, Adolescents, Couples, Individuals, Family, anxiety, persistent sadness and depression, mood swings, responses to trauma, grief, behavioral concerns, autism spectrum disorders, attention difficulties, excessive procrastination, challenges related to physical health concerns, relational conflicts, problematic alcohol or drug use, problematic eating patterns, communication difficulties, Affirmative and Multiculturally Competent Counseling, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
    Insurance: BCBS, Tricare (to include Tricare Prime) Medicare and cash

    Credit Cards: Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express

    Location: Fuquay-Varina, NC

  • Teshia Utley-McKoy, MS, LPC

    Specializes in: (Ages 4+) Children, Adolescents, Individuals, Marriage and Couples counseling, Anxiety issues, Parent-child relational issues, Spirituality, Behavior Management, ADHD, ODD, PTSD Trauma, Self-Esteem, Depression, Grief and Loss, Adjustment and Transitional Issues, Coping Skills, Christian counseling.
    Insurance: BCBS, Tricare (to include Tricare Prime), HSA/FSA and cash

    Credit Cards: Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express

    Location: Fuquay-Varina, NC

  • Rachel Macko, LCSW

    Specializes in: (Ages 18+) Adults, Individuals, Anxiety, Panic Disorder, OCD, Depression, Mood Disorders, PTSD, Trauma, Acute Stress Disorder, Chronic Pain/Health Concerns, Grief and Loss, Adjustment/Transitional Issues, Coping issues, Sleep Issues, Communication issues. Mindfulness Training and EMDR are available.
    Insurance: BCBS, Medicare, Tricare Prime/Select, Cash, HSA and FSA accepted

    Credit Cards: Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express

    Location: Fuquay-Varina, NC
  • Sherry Horowitz, LCSW

    Specializes in: (Ages 10+) Children, Adolescents/Teens, Adults, Individuals, Couples, Families, Communication Skills, Mood Disorders, Adjustment Disorders, ADHD, Couples/Marriage Counseling, Grief and Loss, Parenting Issues, Panic Attacks, Issues Related to Military Families, Self-Esteem, Sleep Issues, Positive Behavior Modification, Eating Disorders, Anxiety or Fears, Depression, Self-esteem, Body Image Issues, Grief and loss, ADHD in girls and women
    Insurance: BCBS, Medicare, Tricare, HSA/FSA and cash

    Credit Cards: Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express

    Location: Fuquay-Varina, NC