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Experiencing emotional crisis is common to anyone. But, one out of five individuals can be having more serious emotional problems, the causes and symptoms varying from person to person. Examples of these problems include depression, mood swings, anxiety, post-traumatic stress depression, substance abuse, and many others. These conditions have specific treatment and care needs that can be best addressed by competent behavioral health providers.

If you or a family member has emotional or behavioral issues, assistance can come from health professionals such as a psychologist, counselor or psychotherapist. Early intervention is a necessity. If left untreated, symptoms can spiral out of control and quickly become unmanageable, negatively affecting all aspects of your life.

Finding the RIGHT therapist

Counseling is seen as an effective approach to address the root cause of the symptoms. To be able to fully reap the benefits, it is crucial to choose the right therapist with whom you can establish a comfortable working relationship. A good therapist is someone you can entrust with your innermost feelings and thoughts and who gets results. In all likelihood, you’ll look for someone who is capable in making you feel at ease while providing you the most appropriate and successful treatment tailored to your needs.

With some insurances, however, it can be quite upsetting or frustrating to know that a doctor’s referral is required before you can get access to your preferred health provider. How can you beat the overbearing technicality and go straight to the counselor of your choice?

TRICARE does NOT require a DR or TRI referral for behavioral health (counseling)
(This applies only to dependents and retirees)

With TRICARE you don’t have to undergo additional emotional stress if you are looking for counseling (behavioral healthcare). You don’t even have to call TRICARE. This convenient arrangement applies to all TRICARE dependents and retirees in need of Behavioral Health Counseling.

All that is needed is to call the Counselor, Therapist or Psychologist and make your appt. It is important to make sure that they take your Tricare plan.

Any Carolina Counseling Services – Fuquay-Varina, NC independently contracted therapist in Fuquay-Varina who takes Tricare, takes all Tricare plans to include Tricare Prime, Tricare Standard, and Tricare for Life.

Guidance from the Right Source

During your lowest point, the support of family and friends can help you feel better. But, they can’t always provide the help you need to overcome the challenges at hand. The expert guidance of a professionally-trained counselor will serve you best in getting to the root of your problems and in formulating strategies to make positive changes in your life.

Consider the expertise offered at the Fuquay-Varina office of Carolina Counseling Services – Fuquay-Varina, NC. When you call to request an appointment, you’ll instantly feel you’re important –because you ARE! Call now to make your appointment!

Confidential / Private Sessions

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

We are located at:

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

(919) 762-3185

How Do I Set Up my FIRST Appointment?

  • Call: (919) 762-3185 (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, domestic violence, 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

  • Julie Stoneham, MSW, LCSW, LCAS-A

    Specializes in: (Ages 13+) Children, Teens, Individuals, Couples, Depression, Anxiety, Self-esteem, Grief and Loss, Communication Difficulties, Attention Deficit, Oppositional Defiance, Post Traumatic Stress, Trauma Recovery, Dissociation, Bipolar Disorder, Coping with Medical Concerns, Self-harming Behavior, Substance use, Parenting Concerns, Relationship Issues, Life Transitions, Spirituality, Christian Counseling
    Insurance: BCBS, Tricare, Medicare, NCHC, cash, HRA and FSA accepted

    Credit Cards: Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express

    Location: Fuquay-Varina, NC

  • Diane M. McKnight, MA, MSW, LMSW, LCSW, ATR

    Specializes in: (Ages 4+) Children, Teens, Adults, Couples, Trauma/PTSD, Adult Survivors of Abuse, Grief and Loss, LGBTQ Issues, Anxiety, Depression, Couples/Relationship Issues, Marriage Therapy, Major Life Transitions/Adjustments, Spirituality Issues
    Insurance: BCBS, Tricare, Medicare, and cash

    Credit Cards: Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express

    Location: Fuquay-Varina, NC

  • Shanna N. Reyes, MS, LPC, LCAS-A

    Specializes in: (Ages 4+) Children, Adolescents, Adults, Couples and Families, Immigrants/Refugees/Disaster Survivors, PTSD, Trauma, Grief and Loss, Self-Esteem issues, Coping skills, Behavioral Modification, Parenting interventions, Anxiety, Depression, Adjustment issues, Bipolar and other Mood Disorders, LGBTQIA, Substance abuse, EMDR
    Insurance: BCBS, Tricare Select/Prime, Cash, HSA and FSA accepted

    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 Select, Cash, HSA and FSA accepted

    Credit Cards: Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express

    Location: Fuquay-Varina, NC