Mental Healthcare Providers


Welcome to the Rainbow Directory, a listing of LGBTQ-supportive businesses, healthcare providers, therapists, groups & organizations in Winston-Salem and the Piedmont Triad. This page lists Mental Healthcare Providers.

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Our goal is to help LGBTQ folks find spaces where we can be ourselves and find support, while out-and-about in our larger Winston-Salem community. Want to be listed on the Directory? Fill out our form.

Please note: The organizations listed on our Directory self-select to be listed, and self-report about their affirming practices and areas of expertise. If you visit one of these organizations and have a significantly different experience from their listing, please contact us at wslgbtresourceguide@gmail.com so that we can contact the organization and/or correct our Directory info.

Andrew Smiler

Talk therapy services for adolescents & young adults who are male or male-identified. Specialization in depression, anxiety, ADD/ADHD, identity issues (gender, sexuality), and sexual performance issues among male(-identified) clients, especially teens and young adults (ages 13-30).

Has experience with patients who identify as: Gay / Lesbian, Bisexual / Pansexual etc., Binary Transgender, Gender Nonbinary / Genderqueer / Agender, Intersex, Polyamorous / Non Monogamous

2910 Briarcliffe Road, Winston-Salem, NC

(336) 245-8161

Audrey Jensen, LCMHC-A, LCAS-A, MA

Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate and Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist Associate who has over 4 years of therapeutic experience with mental health and substance use working with children, teens, and adults with: depression, anxiety, relationship issues, difficult life transitions, PTSD, grief and loss, substance use addiction, LGBTQ issues, sexuality and gender, spirituality and faith, high-functioning autism, and career direction.

Works with adult and pediatric patients

Has experience with patients who identify as: Gay / Lesbian, Bisexual / Pansexual etc., Binary Transgender, Gender Nonbinary / Genderqueer / Agender, Polyamorous / Non Monogamous

648 Almondridge Drive Rural Hall, NC 27045

(336) 283-3830 extension 19

Bathory International PLLC

A private practice offering psychotherapy, psychological and neuropsychological testing and assessment services. Practitioners have specializations in areas such as Gender, Psychological Trauma, and Neurocognitive and Chronic Medical Disorders and work with children, adolescents, and adults; but we see people for a variety of issues from depression and anxiety to personality disorders. Bathory International also conducts research and provides consulting and educational services. Bathory International PLLC specializes in providing psychological services to GLBTQI+ adults and children. We offer individual, group and family therapy as well as evaluation/letters for HRT and surgery for sex affirming surgeries (following WPATH guidelines).

Works with adult and pediatric populations.

Has experience with patients who identify as: Gay/Lesbian, Bisexual/Pansexual, Trans Men, Trans Women, Nonbinary/Genderqueer/ Agender, Intersex, Polyamorous/Non-monogamous.

2575 Woodberry Drive Winston Salem, NC 27106

(908) 444-1524

Celine Bongaerts

Licensed clinical mental health therapist that offers HRT and gender confirming surgery evaluations/letters. Has experience working with anxiety, depression, chronic illness/pain, and mood disorders.

Works with adult and pediatric populations.

Has experience working with patients who identify as: Gay / Lesbian, Bisexual / Pansexual etc., Binary Transgender, Gender Nonbinary / Genderqueer / Agender, Intersex

Virtual address, serving all residents of NC.

(336) 486-7306

Elissa Schroeder

Individual psychotherapy and consultation, trauma-informed, EMDR and DNMS-certified; help accessing resources for religious/spiritual resources, especially for people wounded in this context. She also does work around PTSD, trauma survivors, adoption and attachment issues.

Works with adult populations.

Has experience working with patients who identify as: Gay / Lesbian, Bisexual / Pansexual etc., Binary Transgender, Polyamorous / Non Monogamous

2910 Briarcliffe Road, Winston-Salem, NC. 27106

(336) 722-0040

Jen Whitehead

Licensed therapist and yoga teacher specializing in trauma recovery.

Works with adult and pediatric populations.

Has experience with patients who identify as: Gay / Lesbian, Bisexual / Pansexual etc., Binary Transgender, Gender Nonbinary / Genderqueer / Agender

138 Cherry St. S, Suite 400, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

(336) 355-8084

Jenna Stack

We are an LGBTQ inclusive therapy practice with clinicians who specialize in a wide range of mental health and addiction treatment services. These include: Addiction, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and life transitions.

Works with adult and pediatric populations.

Has experience with patients who identify as: Gay / Lesbian, Bisexual / Pansexual etc., Binary Transgender, Gender Nonbinary / Genderqueer / Agender, Intersex, Polyamorous / Non Monogamous

New Day High Point, PLLC, 1912 Eastchester Dr., Suite 204 High Point, NC 27265

(855) 715-5374

Karen Arthur

An inclusive mental health counseling office focused on healing by creative, dynamic means for everyone. Karen specializes in Expressive Arts Therapy, Anxiety, Chronic Pain, Chronic Health Conditions, and Intimate Partner Violence (Survivors).

Works with adult populations.

Has experience with patients who identify as: Gay / Lesbian, Bisexual / Pansexual etc., Binary Transgender, Gender Nonbinary / Genderqueer / Agender, Intersex, Polyamorous / Non Monogamous

2910 Briarcliffe Rd, Winston Salem, NC, 27106

(336) 660-4900

Katherine Carrier, LPC, PC 

Katherine Carrier wishes to operate from an inclusive based position with a goal of promoting strength, hope and change. She provides Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for grief, LGBT issues, Postpartum Depression, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with adults and families.

Works with adult populations.

Has experience with patients who identify as: Gay/Lesbian, Bisexual/Pansexual, Trans Men, Trans Women, Nonbinary/Genderqueer/ Agender.

200 West Parkway Avenue High Point, N.C. 27262

(336) 848-4192

Kuniko Madden, LCSW

Niko is an experienced therapist offering LGBTQ+ affirming telepsych for issues such as BPD, psychotic disorders, mood disorders, and trauma.

Works with adult populations

Has experience working with patients who identify as: Gay / Lesbian, Bisexual / Pansexual etc., Binary Transgender, Polyamorous / Non Monogamous

Telepsych therapy only

(919) 275-0133

Lauren Adams, LCSW, PC

Lauren Adams, LCSW, PC, is a solo provider who specializes in treating those who are experiencing anxiety, mood difficulties, the effects of trauma, and relationship issues. She is trained in dialectical behavioral therapy, EMDR, emotion-focused therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy. As a member of the LGBT community, she feels it is important to be a resource and support to those in the community who need help.

Works with adult and pediatric populations

Has experience with patients who identify as: Gay / Lesbian, Bisexual / Pansexual etc., Binary Transgender, Gender Nonbinary / Genderqueer / Agender, Intersex, Polyamorous / Non Monogamous

3410 Healy Drive Suite 201G Winston-Salem, NC 27103

(336) 276-9470

Loving Reconnections Behavioral Health

Loving Reconnections Behavioral Heath PA, is a locally owned and operated behavioral and mental health practice, providing therapy and counseling services for families, individuals, couples, and groups.

110 Hepler Street Suite B Kernersville NC

(336) 497-5701

Works with adult and pediatric populations.

Has experience with patients who identify as: Gay/Lesbian, Bisexual/Pansexual, Trans Men, Trans Women, Nonbinary/Genderqueer/ Agender, Intersex, Polyamorous/Non-monogamous.

Michelle Darby-O’Bar, LCSW, MSW, BC-TMH

Offers individual therapy online. Provides support around LGBTQ+, anxiety, depression, trauma, and life stressors.

Works with adult populations.

Has experiences with patients who identify as: Gay / Lesbian, Bisexual / Pansexual etc., Binary Transgender, Gender Nonbinary / Genderqueer / Agender, Intersex, Polyamorous / Non Monogamous

PO Box 30051, Winston-Salem, NC 27103

(336) 528-4370

Monarch Behavioral Health

The caring professionals at Monarch work diligently to provide a safe and nurturing environment for each person. Staff provide individualized services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and mental illnesses as well as support and counseling for those with substance use challenges.

Mental health assessment, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Works with adult and pediatric populations.

Has experience with patients who identify as: Gay/Lesbian, Bisexual/Pansexual, Trans Men, Trans Women, Nonbinary/Genderqueer/ Agender, Intersex, Polyamorous/Non-monogamous.

4140 N. Cherry St., Winston-Salem, NC 27105

(336) 306-9620

Pathways Counseling

Pathways Counseling & Development, LLC is dedicated to providing professional individual, adolescent, and family counseling. All clients have the right to be treated in a courteous, considerate, and dignified manner. Your therapist, Michael N. Hayes (MA Ed., Counseling) is a National Certified Counselor (#10122) and a North Carolina Licensed Professional Counselor (#344) Supervisor.

Works with children & families.

Has experience with patients who identify as: Gay/Lesbian, Bisexual/Pansexual, Trans Men, Trans Women, Nonbinary/Genderqueer/ Agender.

4142 Robinhood Rd., Winston-Salem, NC 27106

(336) 924-3801

Rhonda Davis LCSW PLLC  

Rhonda Davis has experience working with clients about major life-transitions, grief and loss, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, health issues, chronic pain, fertility issues, physical impairment, relationship issues, gender identity, and sexual orientation. She also assists clients who are interested in exploring spiritual struggles or ways their spirituality may impact their healing process as they learn to cope with various life-challenges.​

Works with adult and pediatric populations.

Has experience with patients who identify as: Gay/Lesbian, Bisexual/Pansexual, Trans Men, Trans Women, Nonbinary/Genderqueer/ Agender, Intersex, Polyamorous/Non-monogamous.

3447 Robinhood Rd. Winston-Salem, NC 27106

(336) 406-0017

Salem Counseling & Consulting, PLLC

Salem Counseling & Consulting is an inclusive and affirming counseling business with specialties in mood disorders, anxiety, OCD, phobias, insomnia, and substance use.

Works with adult populations.

Has experience with patients who identify as: Gay/Lesbian, Bisexual/Pansexual, Trans Men, Trans Women, Nonbinary/Genderqueer/ Agender, Intersex.

1348 Westgate Center Drive, Suite 203, Winston-Salem, NC, 27103

(704) 266-3049

Three Birds Counseling 

Three Birds Counseling offers specialized treatment for disordered eating and body image concerns and help people seek a gentler, easier, and more connected way to have a relationship with their body. They also provide treatment of anxiety, trauma, depression, and infertility/pregnancy loss concerns.

Works with adult and pediatric populations.

Has experience with patients who identify as: Gay/Lesbian, Bisexual/Pansexual, Binary Transgender, Gender Non-binary/Genderqueer/ Agender, Intersex.

1175 Revolution Mill Drive, Lower Studio 29-3 Greensboro, NC 27405

(336) 430-6694

Tree of Life Counseling, PLLC

Located in Greensboro, North Carolina, Tree of Life Counseling is committed to providing quality therapy for individuals and couples. Their therapists believe working collaboratively ensures clients receive the best healthcare in the Triad area. Offers specialized affirmtave counseling to all LGBTQ clients.

Works with adult and pediatric populations.

Has experience with patients who identify as: Gay/Lesbian, Bisexual/Pansexual, Trans Men, Trans Women, Nonbinary/Genderqueer/ Agender, Intersex, Polyamorous/Non-monogamous.

1821 Lendew Street, Greensboro, NC 27408

(336) 288-9190

Wynns Family Psychology

A psychologist offering individual (10 and up), couples, and family therapy with a treatment focus on LGBTQI+ issues (particularly gender expansive folx), substance abuse, and trauma as well as culturally-competent psychological testing.

Works with adult and pediatric populations.

Has experience with patients who identify as: Gay/Lesbian, Bisexual/Pansexual, Trans Men, Trans Women, Gender Non-binary/Genderqueer/ Agender, Polyamorous/Non-monogamous.

130 Preston Executive Drive Suite 202, Cary, NC 27513

9207 Baileywick Rd Suite 203, Raleigh, NC 27615

(919) 467-7777