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MHA's Featured Group Practice is Calming Waters

Calming Waters Counseling Services
has been serving the Charlotte community for the past 5 years. The practice focuses their work on children, adolescents, adults, couples, and family therapy. Calming Waters believes in the importance of the therapeutic relationship; because without it, there is very little work that can be done. The therapists value the space they create to ensure clients feel safe and open to express themselves freely. The practice works in an understanding, direct, compassionate, dependable, and flexible manner. They work with clients to help resolve their identified issues so the client can move forward feeling confident, happy, and a sense of peace.


Their experienced therapists work with you to create a personalized treatment plan. In addition, their clinicians are patient in allowing the therapeutic relationship to grow and develop. They are trauma focused and experienced. They have specialized training in play therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), family systems, and more.


Depression, anxiety, anger, and grief/loss
Trauma and self-injurious behaviors
Self-esteem, risky behaviors, and behavior management
Adjustment disorders
Parenting and discipline, child and adolescent issues
Relationship, couples, women, and family issues
Substance abuse and co-dependency
High conflict cases

Calming Waters Counseling Services is in-network with Aetna, Blue Cross & Blue Shield, Cigna, and United Health Care. Calming Waters is not a Medicare or Medicaid provider.