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Craig Hales, LCSW, LISW-CP

Stress, Anxiety Grief Career difficulties Depression Coping with life changes
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About me

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida. I have over 15 years of experience working as a counselor. I have worked in hospital, private practice, law enforcement and military settings with individuals, couples and families. I am a veteran and have worked with a wide range of clients with different concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, traumatic incidents, PTSD and adjustment issues.

Professional experience

20yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Compassion fatigue, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Blended Family Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Expats, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Military and Veterans Issues, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Workplace Issues

Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

License information


SC LISW-CP 12162

NC LCSW C008532


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Craig Hales. 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.

Craig was very quick to identify my need and immediately worked on giving me the tools to address those needs
Highly recommended

Written on Jan 10, 2023 after therapy with Craig for 2 weeks on issues concerning family conflicts, and grief

Craig is very understanding and compassionate

Written on Jan 03, 2023 after therapy with Craig for 1 year and 10 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, grief, parenting issues, and compassion fatigue

Craig Hales is a very professional, and easy to talk to Therapist. He listens very carefully, and his responses are very thought-out words of encouragement and support. He helps me to feel like at ease.

Written on Dec 20, 2022 after therapy with Craig for 1 year and 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and grief

I am so thankful to have found a responsive therapist. He provides helpful homework as well as takes the time to understand where I am at. I was pleasantly surprised by the level of care and concerned he demonstrated “out of the office” in between sessions.

Written on Dec 02, 2022 after therapy with Craig for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, and intimacy-related issues

Craig is excellent and he sincerely cares for his clients . I highly recommend him.

Written on Sep 07, 2022 after therapy with Craig for 1 year and 5 months on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes

Craig listened and was empathetic and patient. I would recommend him to others.

Written on Jul 01, 2022 after therapy with Craig for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, self esteem, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd