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Provider List

The following is a list of mental-health professionals in the Charlotte area indicating an interest in treating individuals struggling with anxiety disorders and symptoms. The Charlotte Anxiety Consortium does not endorse the competence or expertise of these individuals, but only provides a listing of possible treatment options. The Charlotte Anxiety Consortium requires that the clinicians listed have some specialized training in the treatment of anxiety-related disorders.


Andrea Umbach, Psy.D.

Southeast Psych
6060 Piedmont Row Drive South, Suite 120
Charlotte, NC 28287

Phone: (704) 552-0116

Populations Served: Children, adolescents, and adults
Payment Options: Self-pay and out-of-network
Areas of Interest: Anxiety, phobias, ocd, social anxiety, panic, hoarding, trichotillomania, and sleep issues

Dr. Umbach is passionate about helping individuals face and overcome their fears in order to allow for more functional and anxiety free living. Dr. Umbach has trained under experts in the areas of anxiety, hoarding, and trichotillomania.

Laurie Howell, LMFT

Newcastle Family Therapy, PLLC
1914 Brunswick Avenue, Suite 1B
Charlotte, NC 28207

Phone: 704-650-9425

Populations Served: Children and adolescents
Payment Options: Self-pay, BCBS of NC, Medicaid, Healthchoice, and CBHA/Medcost
Areas of Interest: Obsessive-compulsive disorder and anxiety

Laurie has been providing therapy in the Charlotte area for over 10 years. Laurie also has post-graduate training in OCD from the Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation.


David A. Russ, Ph.D.

Carolinas Counseling Group of Charlotte
7401 Carmel Executive Park Drive, Suite 210
Charlotte, NC 28226

Phone: 704-752-8414

Populations Served: Children, adolescents, and adults
Payment Options: Self-pay and BCBS
Areas of Interest: Anxiety, ocd, panic, social and specific phobias, ptsd, school refusal, and separation

Dr. Russ uses CBT as the primary treatment for anxiety. He has co-authored a treatment program for children called "Turnaround: Turning Fear into Freedom."

Jessica Henkel, MSW, LCSW

University Psychological Associates
10001 Old Concord Road
Charlotte, NC 28213

Phone: 704-547-1483

Populations Served: Children, adolescents, and adults
Payment options: Sliding scale, self-pay, BCBS, Cigna, Aetna, CBHA, Magellan, Medicare, Tricare
Areas of Interest: Generalized anxiety disorder, ocd, panic, and depression

Jessica has worked in a variety of treatment levels ranging from inpatient psych, residential treatment, school based and outpatient settings. She has received post graduate training from the International Foundation of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

Kelly Saylor, LPC, LMFT

Alliance Counseling and Training Center
1935 JN Pease Place, Suite 204
Charlotte, NC 28262

Phone: 980-272-8180

Populations Served: Late adolescents, adults, couples, families, and groups
Payment Options: Self-pay, BCBS, and out-of-network
Areas of Interest: Christian counseling, anxiety, OCD, social anxiety, panic, health anxiety, PTSD, trauma, depression, work issues, relationship issues

Kelly is a licensed Christian counselor that specializes in mental health and relationship counseling. She utilizes a cognitive behavioral and narrative counseling approach to help people find peace and healing from the struggle of anxiety.

Joseph A. Parisi, Ph.D.

Charlotte Behavioral Health Associates
501 S. Sharon Amity Road, Suite 500
Charlotte, NC 28211

Phone: 704-362-1555

Populations Served: Adults
Payment Options: Self-pay and out-of-network
Areas of Interest: Generalized anxiety, ocd, panic, phobias, ptsd, depression, insomnia, trichotillomania, and skin picking

Dr. Parisi is a clinical psychologist with over 30 years of experience utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy approaches to treat anxiety disorders.



Kevin Gyoerkoe, Psy.D.

The Anxiety and OCD Treatment Center
8832 Blakeney Professional Drive, Suite 105
Charlotte, NC 28277

Phone: (704) 631-3980

Populations Served: Children, adolescents, and adults
Payment Options: Self-pay
Areas of Interest: Anxiety, panic, ocd, and trichotillomania



Dr. Gyoerkoe is a clinical psychologist with 12 years experience treating anxiety and OCD. He uses a cognitive-behavioral approach in helping others get their life back from anxiety and OCD.


Jessica Bloomfield, Psy.D.

Southeast Psych
6060 Piedmont Row Drive South, Suite 120
Charlotte, NC 28287

Phone: 704-552-0116

Populations Served: Children, adolescents, and adults
Payment Options: Self-pay and out-of-network
Areas of Interest: Anxiety, ocd, trauma, abuse, self-harm behaviors, and relationship difficulties

Dr. Bloomfield utilizes an integrative approach to psychotherapy that incorporates interpersonal, behavioral, and mindfulness-based methods. She also has extensive training in trauma-based treatments including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).

Heidi Rotberg, Ph.D.

2813 Coltsgate Road, Suite 201
Charlotte, NC 28211

Phone: 704-807-1090

Populations Served: Adults
Payment Options: Self-Pay, BCBS, and Aetna
Areas of Interest: Phobias, panic disorder, anxiety, social anxiety, health anxiety, and stress management


Dr. Rotberg uses Cognitive/Behavior Therapy in a collaborative and active process with clients. 

Wayne M. Kirschbaum, Ph.D.

3534 Highview Road
Charlotte, NC 28210

Phone: 704-553-1353

Populations Served: 18 years and older
Payment Options: Self-Pay, BCBS, and Medicare
Areas of Interest: Anxiety disorders including panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and depression



Dr. Kirschbaum works with individuals experiencing anxiety and depression using a cognitive behavioral treatment focus.

Tracy Dobbins Barcott, Ph.D.

Southeast Psych
8840 Blakeney Professional Drive, Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28277

Phone: 704-970-4791

Populations Served: Preschoolers, school-age children, and adolescents
Payment Options: Self-pay, out-of-network, Medicaid
Areas of Interest: Anxiety, panic, ocd, social phobia, school refusal, separation and bedtime fears

Dr. Barcott uses a cognitive-behavioral approach through individual therapy, parent consultation, and play to treat anxiety in children and adolescents.


Lauren King, Psy.D.

Southeast Psych
6060 Piedmont Row Drive South, Suite 120
Charlotte, NC 28287

Phone: 704-552-0116

Populations Served: Children, adolescents, and young adults
Payment Options: Self-pay and out-of-network
Areas of Interest: General anxiety, social phobia, ocd, trauma, and eating-related anxiety issues

Dr. King enjoys working with people by building relationships with them and capitalizing on their strengths. She has specific training in Trauma-Focused CBT and treatment approaches related to eating issues.

Faison Covington, MSW, LCSW

Cameron Valley Psychotherapy & Counseling Assoc.
6809 Fairview Road
Charlotte, NC 28210

Phone: 704-364-1034

Populations Served: School-aged children, adolescents, and adults
Payment Options: BCBS and out-of-network
Areas of Interest: Ocd, school refusal, social anxiety, ptsd, panic disorder, and performance anxiety

Faison has specialized in working with individuals with anxiety since 1978 and with children since 1990. She uses a wide range of modalities to help her clients in their recovery process.

Robin Fine, MSW, P-LCSW

Cameron Valley Psychotherapy & Counseling Assoc.
6845 Fairview Road
Charlotte, NC 28210

Phone: 704-365-7777 ext. 112

Populations Served: Adolescents (12+) and adults
Payment Options: Self-pay and sliding scale
Areas of Interest: Anxiety (panic attacks, phobias, fears, and ocd), depression, grief and loss, relationship issues, and life transitions

Robin offers a solution-focused, no-nonsense approach to helping her clients feel better and live the lives they seek for themselves.


Vanessa Staton, MA, LPA

6715-A Fairview Road
Charlotte, NC 28210

Phone: 704-364-1106

Populations Served: Adults
Payment Options: Self-Pay, BCBS, CBHA, and some sliding scale
Areas of Interest: Ocd, panic, phobias, depression, and work issues


Vanessa believes in working with clients as part of a team, working together towards improved functioning, managing chronic conditions, and living their best lives.

Candice Bazemore, LCSW

Cameron Valley Psychotherapy & Counseling Assoc.
6809 Fairview Road
Charlotte, NC 28210

Phone: 704-365-7777 ext. 308

Populations Served: Children (6+) and adults
Payment Options: BCBS, United Behavioral Health, and out-of-network
Areas of Interest: Panic, ocd, social phobia, ptsd, separation anxiety, and bedtime fears

Candice believes in a strength-based, non-pathologizing approach to psychotherapy working towards making the changes that you desire in a safe, comfortable, and accepting environment using a multi-modal approach  to therapy.