Family-Oriented Mental Health Counseling & Therapy Services

A Versatile Private Practice in Charlotte, North Carolina

We will help you create goals to resolve any past or present issues so that you can live with confidence, peace, and true happiness.

Reaching out for help can often be a tough decision for you or your loved one. At Calming Waters Counseling Services we’re dedicated to making your experience as comfortable and convenient as possible. We aim to build a safe and trusting relationship where you feel understood and encouraged to find real and long-lasting healing.  

We have a wide range of therapists that can work with a variety of people with different needs. Our therapists are understanding, direct, compassionate, and dependable. 

Individual Therapy

We offer an array of therapeutic modalities to meet a multitude of needs. Individual therapy sessions are customized to what you’d like to work on.

Children & Adolescents

We use play therapy as well as other modalities to help children learn new skills, better communicate and express their feelings, modify behavior, problem-solve, and self-actualize.


We help adults struggling with complex trauma, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, self-esteem, high-risk behaviors, and family relationship issues.

By choosing therapy, you are
choosing you.

Calming Waters provides counseling services to children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families through all phases of life.

With our expertise, dedication, and trauma-informed approach, we’ll match you with an outstanding therapist who can meet you where you are in your journey.

We Specialize In:

  • Complex Trauma
  • Dissociation
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Anger
  • Grief and Loss
  • Self-Injurious Behaviors
  • High-Risk Behaviors 
  • Self-Esteem
  • Behavior Management
  • Eating Disorders
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Parenting and Discipline
  • Co-Parenting
  • High Conflict Cases
  • Child and Adolescent Issues
  • Play Therapy
  • Reunification Therapy 
  • Women, Men, and Family Issues
  • Maternal Mental Health
  • Couples

Our treatment approach includes the use of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Play Therapy, Mindfulness, Internal Family Systems, and more.

We are pleased to announce that we are now open in two locations!

110 Matthews Station St., Suite 2J
Matthews, NC 28105

447 S. Sharon Amity Rd., Suite 105,
Charlotte, North Carolina 28211

Clinical Services

Are you interested in becoming a licensed clinical social worker? We provide educational presentations, workshops, and seminars to teachers, therapists, counselors, and others on various topics. We also offer clinical supervision and internships to social work associates gaining hours towards licensure as an LCSW in North Carolina.