Candance Gilchrist


About Me

Hi! Welcome to Betterhelp! I am Candance Gilchrist a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in the state of North Carolina. I have been working in the Mental Health Profession for over 20 years. I have been in practice as a Licensed Counselor for 14 years. I have experience in working with Children, Adolescents and Adults. I work with individuals with a variety of concerns including Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues, Parenting Issues, ADHD, and Foster Care/Adoption. I also help individual who have experienced abuse and neglect.
I am first a foremost a helper at heart and love being a counselor. In our work together you can expect sessions to be focused on the outcomes you want to achieve. I believe the counselor-client relationship is key to achieving the goals of counseling. I have a Cognitive- Behavior Therapy approach to counseling, along with being client-centered. I look forward to our journey together.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Grief
  • Parenting issues
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Intimacy-related issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Adoption and Foster Care , Family of Origin Issues , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 20

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


LCMHC #5403 (Expires: 2022-06-30)


Written by M.A. on Feb 22, 2021 after counseling with Candance for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, and coping with life changes

Candance has been working with my mom who is a senior citizen adjusting to life changes and she is very patient, gentle and kind.

Written by C.O. on Feb 08, 2021 after counseling with Candance for 4 months on issues concerning depression, and stress, anxiety

Candance helped me every week to tackle my anxiety and negative thoughts, and now I feel better than ever and fully equipped to handle those issues.

Written by G.E. on Jan 22, 2021 after counseling with Candance for 2 weeks on issues concerning family conflicts, and parenting issues

Candance and I have only had one meeting, but so far I am very impressed.

Written by R.U. on Jan 20, 2021 after counseling with Candance for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, parenting issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd

Candace is happy to keep in touch with me between appointments. She is genuine and I can tell she cares for me. I appreciate her time with me.

Written by A.M. on Dec 02, 2020 after counseling with Candance for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and self esteem

Candace seems intuitive and has helped with my issue in a couple of sessions.

Written by W.E. on Oct 07, 2020 after counseling with Candance for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, anger management, bipolar disorder, and compassion fatigue

Candance is a great listener and offers practical feedback. She has helped me identify focused areas to work on in my emotional journey and offers great feedback.