Therapists in North Carolina specializing in Child mental health

Below you’ll find a list of therapists in North Carolina who specialize in treating child mental health and are available for online and in-person therapy sessions. You can review each therapist’s profile page to decide if they’re right for you, and then easily book an appointment.

Therapy for Children's Mental Health

Children can be impacted by things like anxiety, depression, ADHD and more. However, they can be difficult to identify because kids aren’t always able to communicate effectively. Untreated, child mental health issues can have long-term effects. A therapist who specializes in child mental health can help identify and treat children's mental health issues and help them achieve a better quality of life.

Finding Psychologists, Therapists, and Counselors in North Carolina

Finding a therapist in North Carolina may be easier in the city of Charlotte. Online therapy may also be a good option if you live in the more rural areas or if a therapist with a particular specialty is not located near you.  

Out of pocket costs for therapy in North Carolina will run between $90 - $120+ per session. For couples counseling and family therapy, costs might start at $100 - $150+ per session. First appointments with a therapist tend to be a little longer and may cost a little more. Also, it’s important to note that specialized services can cost more.

There are currently over 46,000 counselors working in North Carolina with licenses, including Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC), Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC), and Psychologists (Ph.D. and Psy.D.). 

If you think you might qualify for free or reduced-cost services from the state, take a look at the NCDHHS website and/or see if you qualify for Medicaid.

Licensed clinicians (and even interns) are held to strict practice guidelines to protect clients. If you’d like to learn more about identifying and reporting misconduct, learn more here.

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