Patient Portal

Existing Patients:

If you are an existing client that has already verified your patient portal account and want to access it, visit

New Patients:

Please register on our Patient Portal and book your first appointment with one of our skilled therapists.

Follow the instructions below to register for the patient portal and follow this link to learn how to login through different platforms.

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Treatment Backed by Science

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy has proven over and over to be a highly-effective form of treatment of disorders that affect adults and children alike. CBT Counseling Centers is the only treatment center in Western North Carolina solely dedicated to providing evidence-based care. This means that our patients receive the very best and most effective care that is backed by research.

Our practitioners are highly trained and skilled in Cognitive Behavioral Therapyand other evidence-based psychotherapy and specialize in this unique treatment method, whereas many others in the industry simply don’t. Our staff members’ rigorous education and training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy allows them to provide a unique focus and skilled approach that garners the best results as quickly as possible through science-based care. We also take a collaborative approach to ensure you receive the care you need.

Always remaining at the forefront of the industry, our practitioners pride themselves on offering only the most advanced treatments and approaches available. We also specialize in psychological testing, medication management, teletherapy and telepsychiatry, and more.

Personalized treatment. Compassionate care.

There is no shame in seeking help. And we are happy you found us.

CBT Counseling Centers specialize in treating adults and seniors, as well as teens, adolescents and toddlers on an outpatient basis. Our professionals are compassionate and thorough and work around your schedule. Treatment plans are customized and can occur weekly, multiple times per week, semi-monthly or even monthly, based on your individual needs.

In fact, patients come to us from all over the country to receive our high-level treatment.

Whatever your struggle, we can help.

Often times, issues can go beyond generalized anxiety and depression to include other, less common illnesses and issues.

In addition to treating all forms of depression, anxiety and panic disorder, we also specialize in treating:

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Intrusive thoughts
  • Intrusive sexual thoughts
  • Intrusive violent thoughts
  • Intrusive blasphemous thoughts
  • Bullying and online bullying
  • Post traumatic stress
  • Trauma after gun shootings
  • Peer pressure
  • Insomnia
  • Teacher-student conflict
  • Fear of going crazy
  • Excessive doubt
  • Difficulty making decisions
  • Difficulty tolerating uncertainty
  • Difficulty with motivation (in kids, adolescents and adults)
  • Nightmares after a trauma
  • Hair pulling
  • Skin picking
  • Perfectionism
  • Health-related fears
  • Difficulty being assertive
  • Dealing with loneliness
  • Difficulty making friends
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Chronic pain
  • Coping with illness
  • Coping with cancer
  • Misophonia (i.e., hatred of sound, aversion to the sound of chewing, whistling, tapping, etc.)
  • Separation anxiety
  • Defiant behavior
  • Withdrawal from anti-anxiety medication
  • Marital issues
  • Couples counseling
  • Child and teen counseling
  • Anger issues
  • Selective Mutism
  • Treatment-resistant depression (i.e.,
  • Refractory depression)
  • Family Counseling
  • Phobias
  • Tourette Syndrome
  • Tic Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Tinnitus
  • ADHD

If you are suffering with any of the aforementioned issues, or something that is not listed, contact us to learn how we can help you overcome.

Referral Services

In addition to providing the highest quality cognitive behavioral treatment, our center can offer referral services to other resources that may benefit our patients and that can help to remove barriers to healing. Refresh Mental Health, an Insurance Friendly Company.

Insurance/Payment Options

We believe everyone deserves to receive high-quality treatment. CBT Counseling Centers proudly accepts most forms of insurance. We also accept all other insurances on an out-of-network basis. Treatment may also be paid for out of pocket.

Next Steps

If you are struggling and in need of assistance, or if your child or family member could benefit from our services, please don’t wait. Contact CBT Counseling Centers today to learn specifically how our specialists can provide the care you deserve. We look forward to serving you.

Contact Us

With seven treatment locations in North Carolina near major interstates, receiving treatment is convenient.

Please call (828) 350-1177.

Please note that the accepted insurances may vary depending on the location and type of service. For more information on accepted insurances, you may contact your insurance provider or reach out to us for further information. Our helpful staff will be happy to assist you and answer any questions you may have.

Our self-pay rates will soon be updated. Please contact our staff for more information.