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Carl Cogdell, LCSW

Stress, Anxiety Relationship issues Family conflicts Self esteem Depression
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About me

Carl Cogdell is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who earned his Master's Degree from East Carolina University in 2013. Carl completed his internship at the Durham VA Medical Center's PTSD Clinic in Durham, NC, where he helped Veterans and their spouses improve the quality of their life through individual, couples and group counseling. After completing his internship, Carl worked in community mental health as a child therapists, before returning to work for the Department of Veteran Affairs full-time, serving Veterans, who largely suffer from co-occurring disorders.

Although Carl's theoretical approach is rooted in Attachment and Psychodynamic Theories, he also utilizes Cognitive Behavioral, Existential and Mindfulness therapies to help his clients achieve their goals and equip them with the tools to foster resiliency, personal growth and increased insight and awareness into their inner-selves.

- Depression
- Anxiety
- Phase of Life Issues
- Relational Problems
- Self-Esteem Issues

Professional experience

3yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes, Abandonment, Attachment Issues, Divorce and Separation, Isolation/Loneliness, Life Purpose, Post-traumatic Stress, Social Anxiety and Phobia

Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

License information

NC LCSW C009652


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Carl Cogdell. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

It’s a 2 way session. That works for me

Written on Aug 07, 2022 after therapy with Carl for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, and anger management

Excellent therapist !

Written on Sep 21, 2021 after therapy with Carl for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Carl Cogdell has been huge help and influence on the betterment of myself...he's great listener, talker and fun.

Written on Jul 24, 2021 after therapy with Carl for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, and coping with life changes

Carl is easy to talk to, responsive and understanding. I felt listened to and supported and found speaking to him very helpful.

Written on Mar 10, 2021 after therapy with Carl for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, and career difficulties