(984)-212-8650 · 1415 W. NC Highway 54 Ste. 213 Durham, NC 27707
In her pursuit to serve people in their ability to cope in times of hardship, transitional periods, and problem-solving life’s many nuanced experiences, Ariel found herself pursuing a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. She attended Pfeiffer University where she was able to assist individuals, couples, and families to explore how their dynamic of engagement with self and others related to their most pressing issues. She also facilitated groups for anxiety management and received an additional certification in premarital counseling. Ariel works from a collaborative therapeutic approach based on helping clients use their own strengths to create congruence in their lives. Because everyone is different, Ariel uses a combination of Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, and CBT to best assist clients in reaching their therapeutic goals. It is important for you to know that Ariel believes therapy should be a safe environment that allows people to feel comfortable enough to share themselves authentically. Clients describe Ariel as authentic, warm, insightful, and firm. In her spare time, Ariel enjoys hiking, baking, and spending time with her husband and dog.
Hayden earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina Wilmington (Go Hawks!) in Social Work with a minor in Sociology. She then decided to continue her education at North Carolina State University and earned a Master’s Degree in Social Work. Hayden began her career as a therapist working in the inpatient setting with children, adolescents, and their families. It was there that she began to develop a passion of working with individuals working through eating disorders, depression, anxiety, and trauma related symptoms. Hayden since has continued working with clients at the inpatient, partial hospital, intensive outpatient, and outpatient levels of care. Hayden is a HAES aligned provider that values increasing self acceptance while challenging diet culture. Hayden uses an integrative theoretical approach to create individualized treatment by utilizing solution focused, motivational interviewing, DBT, and mindfulness based practices to meet clients where they are at to help them create their best lives.
In her spare time, Hayden loves to travel, hike, watch movies, and spend time with her loved ones. Clients have described her as authentic, empathetic, skillful, and kind.
Rochelle received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Texas A&M University-Central Texas. She continued her education at Pfeiffer University, earning her master’s degree in Marriage Family Therapy. She has encountered various clinical issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, phase of life transitions, faith/spirituality, gender/sexual identity, and relationship difficulties. Rochelle uses a collaborative approach by working together with clients to develop mutual goals. She also utilizes a combination of Narrative Therapy, CBT, Emotion-Focused Therapy, and Gottman Couples Therapy techniques.
Outside of therapy, Rochelle enjoys cooking, trying new restaurants, and relaxing outdoors. Clients describe her as warm and empathetic. Rochelle views therapy as a great way to help individuals feel empowered in their lives and hopes to leave a positive lasting impact on the people she comes across.
Megan earned her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a double major in Psychology and Sociology. She continued her education at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, earning a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Before working with families and treating individuals with eating disorders, Megan administered child-centered play therapy to children dealing with trauma. She also served adults and adolescents struggling with substance abuse and other co-occurring mental health disorders. She has treated clients in the inpatient, outpatient, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient levels of care.
In her spare time, Megan enjoys being with her family and friends, traveling, and getting lost in a good book. Clients have described Megan as warm, knowledgeable, and understanding. She views therapy as an introspective opportunity to tap into our authentic, best selves.