Counseling in Winston Salem, NC. Find the Right Therapist.

Safe, effective, and caring. Affordable therapists near you in Winston Salem, North Carolina will help you make the changes you want.

Michael Rivest, Ph.D., D.S.T.

Michael Rivest, Ph.D., D.S.T.

Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor

1606 Briar Lake Circle, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27103 | 336-760-1780

It seems hardly possible that I have been counseling professionally since 1985. I believe that all of my clients should receive merit badges for courage as they face the difficult obstacles that prevent them from being happy and achieving their goals.

Ross Kellogg, LMFT

Ross Kellogg, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

I provide the knowledge and skills necessary to create the therapy experience you are looking for. Together we will uncover the clarity you need and translate insight into action. Please reach out today to schedule a free consultation to discuss your needs.

Dale Hancock, Ph.D.

Dale Hancock, Ph.D.

Dr. Dale Hancock

3540 Clemmons Road Suite 233, Clemmons, North Carolina 27012 | (336)972-7815

I am a Christian Counselor who specializes in family issues. My practice involves marriage issues, child and adolescent problems and individual issues.

Winston-Salem Comprehensive Treatment Center, MAT

Winston-Salem Comprehensive Treatment Center, MAT

Winston-Salem Comprehensive Treatment Center

1617 S Hawthorne Rd, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27103 | (336) 750-6380

Winston-Salem Comprehensive Treatment Center (CTC) offers a comprehensive care approach to opioid addiction treatment for clients in and around Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors

Therapy Winston-Salem, NC

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Winston-Salem is located in beautiful North Carolina and offers a wide variety of attractions for children, teenagers, and adult family members. Sci Works Science Center allows your children to engage in an educational experience with hands on exhibits on everything from astrology to biology.1 Miller Park is the perfect outdoor location for families wishing to enjoy the pleasant weather with a nice picnic. This site also has multiple playgrounds, athletic fields, and trails. Little Theatre of Winston-Salem is an ideal nighttime family-friendly option featuring live performances of all types. Chuck E Cheese proves to be an excellent location for families with children of all ages. Here you and your family can enjoy all types of pizza, while also playing a variety of arcade games to collect tickets for prizes. Old Salem is one of the hotspots within the area for children, teenagers, and adults alike with its historical perspective. Unity Cross Elementary, Meadowlark Middle, and Carver High are a few of multiple schools located within and around the area.

Mental Health in Winston-Salem

The grief services provided by Hospice and Pallative Care Center are intended to provide emotional support to the bereaved, as well as promote a better understanding of the grief process. Small groups allow grieving individuals to find strength in knowing they are not alone. School-based and community-based grief education workshops help schools, businesses, and other organizations better deal with the death of a classmate or colleague. The agency also offers single day and weeklong retreats for children, teens, and adults who engage in recreational activities as a therapeutic tool to cope with the death of a loved one. Contact Hospice and Pallative Care Center at 336-768-3972 for additional information.2

Mediation Services of Forsyth County is committed to bridging the gap between the various cultural and ethnic populations in Winston-Salem, particularly those that cause conflict. The agency's mission is to promote harmony among disparate groups of people by helping them find common ground. By focusing on improving communication and empathy, Mediation Services helps those in disunity come together for the greater good of reducing misunderstandings, involvement of law enforcement or the courts, and violence. For further details, call Mediation Services at 336-724-2870.3

Being unemployed, homeless, or suffering from other financial hardships can cause tremendous stress and lead to negative feelings of self-worth. To help poverty-stricken residents of Winston-Salem get back on their feet, Goodwill of Northwest North Carolina offers a Career Connections and Prosperity Center that offers a variety of assistance programs. Job training and job placement services are available, as well as courses to assist individuals and families become homeowners. Classes on financial literacy and tax preparation further inform the public about how to be financially responsible. These services are offered for free and are available on an ongoing basis. To learn more, call 336-724-3621.4

Current Education

Forsyth Home Educators is a network of families that homeschool their children in the Winston-Salem area. FHE is a Christian-based group that provides resources for curriculum and development, field trips and recreational activities, as well as a sports league for homeschooled children. The organization also is responsible for overseeing periodic group events, so parents can learn from and support one another and children have an opportunity for social time with peers.5


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Winston Salem is located in Forsyth County, North Carolina. It has a land area of 132.49 square miles and a water area of 1.22 square miles.  The population of Winston Salem is 241,218 people with 93,267 households and a median annual income of $39,882. .

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Counseling in this region can be difficult to afford for many people without insurance. Most people in Winston Salem are not able to commit to a weekly therapy session without proper budgeting. The good news is that counselors in Winston Salem may offer sliding scale fees or low cost options. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your therapist to learn more. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Winston Salem public health department.