Therapists and Counselors

Carolina Partners

Abbe Gorberg, LPC, RD

Abbe Gorberg received her MA in Counseling from the University of Tulsa in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She worked for over fifteen years as a Licensed Professor Counselor and a Registered Dietician. Ms. Gorberg is the present owner of Counseling and Nutrition Services, PLLC, which offers CBT and Nutrition Education to patients in Raleigh, NC. She currently…

Adrienne Michelle Smith, LMFT | Durham Therapist

Adrienne Michelle Smith, LMFT

Adrienne Michelle, LMFT, is a leading LGBT therapist in the mental health field. She received her Marriage and Family Therapy degree with a specialization in Sex Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University. Her passion comes from a background in sex education, where the community’s representation has been very limited; thus, she strives to continuously advocate for…

Allison Simpson, LCSW | Raleigh Therapist

Allison Simpson, MSW, LCSW

Ms. Simpson earned her Master of Social Work degree from Howard University in Washington, DC.  She previously worked as a social worker at the National Center for Children and Families, and as a counselor at The Children’s Guild, in Washington, DC, where she was awarded the Brave Heart Medal. She recently earned her Health Coaching…

Amparo Penny, LPC | Asheville Counselor

Amparo Penny, MA, LPC

Ms. Penny joined Carolina Partners in 2010. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from N.C. State University and her Master’s of Arts degree in Counseling from North Carolina Central University. She has previously worked as a counselor for Triumph, LLC, Wake County Human Services, Easter Seals UCP and Holly Hill Hospital. Ms. Penny provides…

Ann-Marie J. Duncan, MA, LPC, LCAS

Ms. Duncan earned her MA in Psychology at Argosy University in Atlanta, GA, and has been treating patients for over 15 years. She previously practiced as a therapist at Mountain Area Recovery Center, Women’s Recovery Center, and Parkway Behavioral Health. She currently treats ages 21 and up at a CPMH Affiliate office in Asheville, NC, and…

Ashley Finch, LCSW | Wilson Therapist

Ashley Finch, MSW, LCSW

Ms. Finch received her BA and MSW from North Carolina State University and is CPI and BLS certified. Ms. Finch has previously worked at Johnston Medical Center’s Behavioral Health Inpatient Unit and Women’s Center of Wake County. She currently practices at the Wilson Psychiatric Associates clinic in Wilson, NC treating ages 18 and up for…

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Beth Shulman, MS, LPC, NCC

Ms. Shulman earned her MA in Counseling from UNC Greensboro in Greensboro, NC. She spent a year interning at Duke University as an Employee Assistance Counselor, before moving into a permanent position as a professional psychotherapist. Ms. Shulman has been heavily involved in North Carolina community outreach for well over a decade, lending her services…

Christy Ellis, LCSW | Raleigh Therapist

Christy Ellis, LCSW

Ms. Ellis received her BSW and MSW from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has previously practiced as a therapist at Holly Hill Hospital, and is professionally trained in Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Ms. Ellis currently treats ages 18 and up at the Raleigh…

Dana Bennison, MA, LPC | Carrboro Counselor

Dana Bennison, MA, LPC

Dana employs a strengths-based, systems-oriented, and integrative approach to help her clients enhance their emotional, psychological, and spiritual health and well-being. She utilizes warmth, enthusiasm, and assertiveness to help build a strong therapeutic alliance with her clients, develop a common language between herself and them, and create a safe and engaging space in which treatment…

Dee Etheridge, LCSW | Wilson Therapist

Dee Etheridge, MSW, LCSW

Ms. Etheridge received her BSW and MSW from East Carolina University, and has been treating clients for over 12 years. For 8 of those years, she worked for the Johnston County Department of Social Services, where she developed and implemented such programs as the Partnership for Stronger Families Program, the LINKS Program, and Foster Parent Training.…

Donna Parrish, LCSW | Cary Therapist

Donna Parrish, MSW, LCSW

Ms. Parrish joined Carolina Partners in 2010. She earned her MSW from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work and completed an internship at the Duke University Child Guidance Clinic where she worked with children and parents. She previously worked at Duke University, Rex Hospital and Holly Hill Hospital as…

Dorothy Muccio, LCSW | Raleigh Therapist

Dorothy Muccio, MSW, LCSW

Ms. Muccio earned her Bachelor of Professional Studies from Audrey Cohen College for Human Services and her Master of Social Work from Fordham University. She has been practicing for over 15 years and before moving to North Carolina worked at the Institute for Family Health providing behavioral health training to medical residents. She treats ages…

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