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Emelia Thygesen(she/her)
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Mental Health Counselor
North Carolina

In-network with

Aetna, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Cigna, Oscar Health, Oxford, and United Healthcare

Specializes in

Anxiety, Depression, Family Issues, Grief, Loss, Relationship Issues, Stress, Trauma, and Women's Issues

Great to meet you!

Waitslist for new clients I started my career in psychology and counseling when I experienced a suicide in my family. It gave me the courage to make changes for myself, and help people around me who were also suffering grief, loss, and depression. I'm an advocate of mental health issues, a proud adoptee, and a supporter of the arts. I have a masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I have been working with individuals, teens, and families for over 10 years.

A bit about my approach to therapy

I believe each person has their own pace, and am willing to find therapies and strategies that work for you. My approach is: open minded, trauma based, cognitive, and holistic. My modalities of expertise are: CBT, DBT, Solution focused, and person centered. I am straight forwarded and honest, but allow clients to lead where they want to go.

What you can expect from our first session

I encouraged clients to create better structure, routine, and small changes to help alleviate the stress they are struggling with. Clients find that by taking the time to reflect on self talk, behaviors, and emotional decisions helpful into shifting into a more positive perspective.

Emelia's style is


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Insurance carriers Emelia accepts

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina

More about Emelia

MC (Masters in Counseling) at Canisius College
License type: LMHC
Gender: Female
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Languages: English
Works with: Adults and Seniors
Modalities: Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), Dialectical Behavioral (DBT), and Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)