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Kasey Saunders, LMFT

Relationship issues Family conflicts Trauma and abuse Parenting issues Coping with life changes
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About me

First of all, I am really glad you found your way here. It takes courage and strength to seek out support and to ask for help. You are in a great place to begin this journey.

We all go through ups and downs throughout life. There is beauty and there is pain. There are times we all need a little support to get through the tougher times. Having someone who is compassionate, non-judgmental and unbiased to talk to can be the key to unlocking what is already inside you, waiting to be discovered.

When I think about why I became a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist over 13 years ago, I remember having a strong desire to walk alongside other human beings as they overcome obstacles and unlock their full potential. I have had the privilege of working with families, couples, individuals, parents, children ages 0-18 and their parents, and adults. Areas I have helped people address include, but are not limited to: parenting issues, pre-natal mental health and peri-natal mental health, foster care, trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, challenges stemming from family of origin, domestic violence, women's issues, sexual assault, relationship issues, life stage challenges, attention and focus challenges, challenges related to Autism, work/life balance, anxiety, depression, stress, chronic illness, conflict resolution, communication struggles. I have a background in child development and family relations, human development and have worked in daycare settings, foster care, school settings, and with those who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities.

My goals are to meet you where you are, listen to you, and to understand what you are wanting to accomplish from our time together. I utilize several models of therapy that include Solution-Focused Therapy, Experiential Therapy, and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. I have learned a lot about trauma and its impact on us. I am a rostered Child-Parent Psychotherapy provider, which focuses on attachment, parenting strategies, and overcoming traumatic experiences. We will work together to determine what your goals are and identify what fits best for you so that you are able to achieve the goals you set.

I hope you will consider taking this next step in your journey, and I would be happy to join you!

Professional experience

15yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Blended Family Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Communication Problems, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Domestic Violence, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Isolation/Loneliness, Life Purpose, Mood Disorders, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues

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

License information

NC LMFT 1331


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

Kasey has helped me in so many ways. I don't think I could list them all here. She is one of the best mental health professionals I have ever had! She is attentive, kind, respectful, inquisitive, thoughtful, and has a great sense of humor. My life has been much better since I started seeing her for treatment. Kasey truly changes her clients for the better!

Written on Aug 05, 2022 after therapy with Kasey for 1 year and 10 months

Kasey was great - she put in extra time for me, was consistent and provided me with some useful tools and building blocks.

Written on Apr 26, 2022 after therapy with Kasey for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, and compassion fatigue

Amazing therapist. Super sweet and super nice. Very direct and gets down to the problem.

Written on Jan 13, 2022 after therapy with Kasey for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, self esteem, coping with life changes, and coaching

Kasey is wonderful! Very supportive and empathic. I really appreciate her! She is helping me through a very difficult time.

Written on Sep 14, 2021 after therapy with Kasey for 2 weeks on issues concerning addictions, relationship issues, eating disorders, and compassion fatigue

Ms. Saunders is fantastic in providing guidance and great advice along the way during a most difficult life experience. Her support has been so meaningful to me and I truly don’t know what I would have done without the reliable encouragement and professionalism she has provided.

Written on Jun 17, 2021 after therapy with Kasey for 3 months

Kasey has been amazing! I only worked with her for a few months and have never had a therapist before but within those short months I have been given the right tools needed to manage my anxiety! I have seen so much growth within myself since our first session thanks to Kasey and once I am able to afford therapy again I plan on continuing sessions with her!

Written on Mar 08, 2021 after therapy with Kasey for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd