Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Location: Durham 27710
Fast Contact: Email or Call Kevin.
Emotional IssuesPartner Conflict/Relational
Behavior ChangePeak Performance
AddictionLife Coaching
Weight LossExecutive Coaching

Though we are not licensed marriage counselors, Grey Matters International, Inc. provides cutting edge brain optimization and rebalancing technology to better align the minds of partners to reduce conflict, increase hope---for the brain has the final word on change.

Gabriella Johr, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Location: 5001 S Miami Blvd, Suite 325, Durham 27703
Fast Contact: Email or Call Dr. Johr.
Couples CounselingAnxiety and Depression
Postpartum Mood DisordersFamily of Origin Issues
Separation/Divorce Adjustment Difficulties
Adoption and Blended FamiliesIdentify and Self-Esteem Issues

The majority of my clients are couples looking to improve their marital satisfaction. I use evidence-based approaches to help couples develop a culture of appreciation, improve their communication, and develop greater self-awareness in the relationship.


Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Substance Abuse Counselor

Location: 5318 Highgate Drive #131, Durham 27713
Fast Contact: Email or Call Donna.
AddictionsTrauma and PTSD
Borderline Personality DisorderBipolar and Mood Disorders
DepressionAdult Attachment and Relational
Anti-Social Personality DisorderAnxiety

Marriage is hard. Families can suffer. I have studied the Gottman method that is excellent at improving communication and the Sapir/relational method for holistic repair of the individuals and the family system. We can use whatever works best for your family.

Laurie Watson, MA, LMFT, LPC

Licensed Marriage Counselor, AASECT Certified Sex Therapist, Certified Psychodynamic Psychotherapist

Location Near Therapist: Durham, NC
Fast Contact: Email or Call Laurie.
Marriage CounselingSex Therapy
Relationship CounselingSex Addiction
Affair RecoveryDepression and Anxiety
Pre-marital CounselingBreast and Prostate Cancer Recov

Fall back in love! We can help you find your feelings again! Your marriage can become rewarding even if you think you may have simply married a selfish person. Goals: closeness without criticism or control; love and sex; intimacy, listening, appreciation and respect!

Tina Lepage, Psy.D.

CEO of Group Psychology & Psychiatry Practice Serving the Triangle for Over 10 Years; Licensed Psychologist

Location: Location of Therapist: Durham, NC, 27713
Fast Contact: Email or Call Dr. Lepage.
Couple's Counseling & ParentingDepression & Bi-Polar
Anxiety/Stress/TraumaSocial Concerns
Serving All AgesEducational Testing
Psychological TestingForensics-Family,Civil,Criminal

Our doctors have worked with early married couples, mid life couples with and without children, and retired couples in their 70s. Our approach to couple's therapy is active, interactional, and problem-solving based while also being realistic and grounded in empathy.

The Mindly Group, PLLC

Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

Location Near Therapist: Durham, NC
Fast Contact: Email or Call The Mindly Group.
Cognitive Behavioral TherapyTrauma Therapy
Psychotherapy for MenFamily Therapy
Behavior ModificationPlay Therapy (for children)

When working with couples I use Emotionally Focused Therapy, Gottman Method Couples Therapy, and/or the PREPARE/ENRICH curriculum.

Related Sites:
City of Durham
North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors

Couples Therapy Durham, NC

Family Counseling Hayes, Keene, Bethesda, Butner, Chapel Hill, Lowes Grove

Durham is located in the heart of North Carolina and proves to be a family-friendly city with more attractions than one can imagine. Mardi Gras Bowling Lanes has everything for a great afternoon of fun, including video games in the arcade. For those with an interest in pool, Jump Shots Billiards Studio is nearby with everything from packman to air hockey. Bull City Carriage Company is a highly romantic attraction for couples, but can also serve as a great family outing with tours of the surrounding areas; your children of all ages are sure to enjoy the horses. Chuck E. Cheese is perfect for your children with music, pizza, and much more. Northgate Stadium 10 features newly released films for you and your family to enjoy. The city also hosts multiple annual events including the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade and Durham Spring Carnival. Children, teenagers, and adults alike are sure to love both attractions. Lake Crabtree County Park can meet your family's recreational needs with trails, playgrounds, picnic areas, and much more. Drive on down to Aviation Parkway to enjoy this location.1

Marriage and Family Mental Health in Durham

The Strong Fathers program offered by the Center for Child and Family Health provides fathers with a history violence with the tools and resources they need to be a positive and supportive member of the family. Men learn strategies for managing their emotions and relating to their loved ones in a safe and compassionate manner. The class also gives men an opportunity to learn positive parenting techniques and share ways that they have progressed as a good father. To inquire about this program, call 919-578-3237.2

Communities in Schools Durham is a comprehensive support program for school-aged children that aims to empower children to stay in school. The Graduation Coach program provides social supports for students who are at-risk of dropping out due to family dysfunction, financial needs, emotional distress, and other significant life issues. Interventions tailored to the specific needs of each student are employed with the goal of keeping that student in school and on track to succeed after graduation. Skill building classes, mentorship programs, and support groups are just a few of the socio-emotional support services that are in place. Contact Communities in School Durham at 919-403-1936 for additional details.3

The Interfaith Council for Social Service offers programming that supports families during times of crisis. If financial instability, homelessness, or domestic violence have occurred, the Interfaith Council will provide emergency services including financial assistance for rent, stipends for clothing, and access to their food pantry. Family members who rely on drug treatments to manage symptoms associated with mental illness can also receive medication assistance. Personal support and guidance for those experiencing emotional distress is also offered. More detailed information about these services is available by calling 919-929-6380.4

Family Services and Assistance Programs

Families who need a helping hand in order to make ends meet or overcome obstacles due to life difficulties can take part in programs offered by the Durham County Department of Social Services. The department works to ensure that families have the basic necessities they need, such as food and clothing, through their social services programs. Financial needs can be met through their employment assistance programs, which offer trainings and job search assistance for the unemployed. Families impacted by domestic abuse can also seek help through the Adult and Child Protective Services programs. To learn more about these and other services, call 919-560-8000.5


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2. Center for Child and Family Health. (2013). For Parents. Retrieved from
3. Communities in Schools Durham. (2010). Graduation Coaches. Retrieved from
4. Interfaith Council for Social Service. (2014). Crisis Intervention. Retrieved from
5. Durham County. (2014). Department of Social Services. Retrieved from