Sara Calhoun, M.S., LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Do you have a child (5+) or adolescent who is experiencing anxiety, depression, social skills deficits, adjustment difficulties, low self-esteem, or behavior problems?

Are you an adult who is experiencing anxiety or depression, and would like to learn strategies for managing stress, reducing symptoms, and developing insight?

My approach to therapy involves understanding each client’s unique situation with sensitivity while providing a non-judgmental and nurturing environment. I strive to empower my clients by helping them to identify and build upon their individual strengths and abilities. I believe that a therapeutic relationship is built upon empathy, mutual respect, and genuine encouragement. I also have a compassion for helping children and adolescents to overcome emotional and behavioral obstacles by using developmentally-sensitive, creative, and interactive methods.

I support children, adolescents, and adults with a variety of concerns:

  • Anxiety Difficulties
    • General Anxiety
    • Separation Anxiety
    • Social Anxiety
    • Obsessive Thoughts
    • Compulsive Behaviors
    • Specific Fears
    • Selective Mutism
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Disordered eating/body image
  • Academic, Social, Familial, Adjustment Difficulties

My approach blends various evidenced-based treatment modalities to meet your specific needs, including cognitive-behavioral therapy, client-centered therapy, motivational interviewing, solution-focused techniques, and play therapy. I also focus on helping to enhance insight and self-awareness, while increasing overall feelings of self-confidence and acceptance.

I received my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at UNC-Chapel Hill and my Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from UNC-Greensboro.

In addition to clients who are private pay, I am in-network with the following insurance companies:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (all plans)

If you have questions or are ready to begin counseling, contact us today.  Charleston Counseling Center accepts a variety of insurance plans and our friendly administrative staff will get you scheduled with the best clinician for your goals.  Don’t continue to feel alone in your struggles, we are here to help.

If you are ready to begin

Therapy for adults, couples and relationship counseling, counseling for children and adolescents, and family counseling

No matter how stuck you are feeling, there is hope