Counseling Center

Welcome to Carmel Counseling Center

Carmel Counseling Center is a place of hope and healing. We provide professional counseling from a biblical worldview which values people in light of the Gospel story. We offer a holistic approach which focuses on the emotional, physical and spiritual well being of a person. Our services include play therapy, occupational therapy, couples and individual therapy.


About Carmel Counseling Center


Since 1991, Carmel Counseling Center, a ministry of Carmel Baptist Church, has been providing professional counseling services to its members and surrounding community. Our therapists are trained to help concerns including distressed marriages, abuse, trauma, emotional dysregulation in children, and children with sensory processing difficulties.

Our Philosophy

Our philosophy at CCC is to provide professional mental health counseling that is Christ-centered. Our clinicians specialize in the integration of one’s Christian faith and the best practices of psychology in pursuit of a healthy, whole person: emotionally, physically and spiritually.

Our Team

Click here to meet our team

Get Started

Schedule an Appointment

Call: 704.849.0686
• Email:
• Evening appointments are sometimes available upon request.
• NOTE: Our phone and email address are for counseling inquiries only; no solicitation of any kind will be answered.


• 45 – 55 minute session: $120 (including the first session)
• Payment due upon completion of the session.


  • Credit, Debit, FSA and HSA cards are accepted through the client portal
  • Checks should be made out to the Carmel Counseling Center


  • CCC is not in network with any insurance company
  • Documentation is available for clients who are filing for an out-of-network reimbursement with their insurance company.

*As of August 1, 2024, Carmel Counseling Center fees will change to:

  • Masters Level Associates in Counseling (LCMHCA, LCSWA)  $125.00 per 45/55 minute session
  • Masters Level Fully Licensed Counselor and Occupational Therapists (LCMHC, OTR/L) $140.00 per 45/55 minute session
  • Ph.D in Counseling or Psychology $150.00 per 45/55 minute session

What We Offer


Play Therapy

Children often struggle through developmental stages, which can be painful for parents to navigate. Play therapy is a research-based counseling modality tool for children and a powerful tool for addressing cognitive, behavioral, and emotional challenges within children. CCC has licensed mental health professionals who specialize in Play Therapy and parent coaching. (Learn More)

Perhaps you have seen this:

  • Emotional outbursts
  • Anxiety
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Developmental delays
  • Low self-esteem
  • Withdrawal from others

Play Therapy Can Help Children:

  • Increase self-esteem
  • Express and regulate emotions
  • Increase social skills
  • Increase appropriate behaviors and coping skills
  • Process trauma

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy focuses on helping children with cognitive, physical, and sensory needs that impact their ability to thrive at home and in school. Children who participate in occupational therapy often show signs of increased self-esteem as they are able improve their fine motor skills and gross motor skills. CCC has a licensed occupational therapist trained to evaluate and treat children showing signs of various developmental delays or dysregulation.

Learn more about Casey Eutsler, Occupational Therapist here.


For teens, learning how to manage friendships, emotions, social media, and their sense of identity has become complicated.  Parents find it difficult to build relationships with their teen children and often feel hopeless. Teenagers can often feel depressed, anxious, and misunderstood. CCC has licensed mental health professionals that are trained in parental coaching as well as helping teenagers learn to manage the complexities of their world.

Perhaps you have seen this:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety at home and school
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Low self-esteem
  • Withdrawal from others
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Panic
  • Poor decision making

Counseling can help your teenager:

  • Increase self-awareness
  • Regulate overwhelming emotions
  • Increase healthy problem-solving skills
  • Develop healthy relationships
  • Process traumatic events


As adults we long for balance emotionally, physically, and spiritually. It is not uncommon for individuals to experience feelings of sadness, anxiety, confusion and even isolation from friends and family.  CCC has licensed mental health counselors that are trained in assessing issues of mental health, as well as helping individuals and couples move toward healing through the counseling process.

Perhaps you or a loved one are experiencing:

  • Feelings of anxiety and worry
  • Feelings of depression and sadness
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Weight and appetite changes
  • Withdrawal from others
  • Feelings of guilt and worthlessness
  • Difficulty making decisions
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Grief from the loss of a loved one
  • Difficult life transitions
  • Marital distress

Counseling can help:

  • Increase sense of value and worth
  • Increase management of emotions
  • Improve communication and interpersonal skills
  • Identify and establish what healthy relationships look like
  • Identify and improve healthy decision-making
  • Relieve depression, anxiety, and other mental health concerns
  • Provide a safe environment to process trauma
  • Improve emotional, physical, and spiritual health
  • Improve marital health


What are your fees and do you take insurance?

Fees at CCC are $120.00 an hour and are due at the time of service. We use an electronic billing and notes system that is easy, convenient, and HIPAA-compliant. CCC does not take insurance but clients can receive a receipt to file out-of-network for reimbursement with their insurance company.

What is your cancellation policy?

To reschedule or cancel your appointment and not be responsible for your session fee:

Notify your counselor directly and leave a message of cancellation.

  • At least 24 hours prior to the appointment, call 704-849-0686.
  • Listen for the Directory of Counselors in the Greeting Prompts to find your counselor’s extension number.

Are counseling sessions confidential?

All counseling is held in strict confidence between the client and counselor. The only exception to this policy occurs in the event of imminent danger (suicidal and/or homicidal threat and/or suspected child abuse). In such instances, proper help will be sought. All other outside consultations will require signed consent from the client.

Do you offer virtual counseling?

All therapists at CCC offer virtual counseling services for NC residents.  There are some limitations to virtual counseling services depending on what type of treatment a client is looking for. If you have questions about virtual counseling, reach out to CCC and learn more about virtual counseling options.

How do I schedule an appointment?

To schedule an appointment with Carmel Counseling Center,  call  704-849-0686 and follow the prompts to speak to our Intake Coordinator. If you prefer, you can email us at Evening appointments are sometimes available upon request. Please do not reach out to any counselor directly.

Carmel Counseling Center (located at Carmel Baptist Church)
1145 Pineville-Matthews Rd.
Matthews, NC 28105
704.815.1972 – Fax
NOTE: Our phone and email addresses are for counseling inquiries only; no solicitation of any kind will be answered.