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Kristy Alanis-Cook, LCSW

Stress, Anxiety Relationships Self esteem, Motivation Depression Coping with life changes
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About me

I am licensed in both the states of North Carolina & Maine with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self-esteem, and confidence, & depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Professional experience

6yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Relationships Self esteem, Motivation Depression Coping with life changes

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Aging and Geriatric Issues, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Blended Family Issues, Body image, Caregiver issues and stress, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication problems, Control issues, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Divorce and separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and shame, Immigration Issues, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation / loneliness, Jealousy, Life purpose, Money and financial issues, Mood disorders , Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic disorder and panic attacks, Personality Disorders, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Social anxiety and phobia, Women's issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Gottman Method, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems

Services offered

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License information


NC LCSW C014999


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Kristy Alanis-Cook. 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.

Kristy really works with me on my needs. She's very responsive and flexible.

Written on Oct 03, 2023 after therapy with Kristy for 1 year on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and compassion fatigue

She was really great and easy to talk to always made me feel safe during our sessions and always provided helpful worksheets to do during the week while maintaining contact and checking in on your well-being

Written on Jan 22, 2023 after therapy with Kristy for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and adhd

Truly the best therapist I have had. She really listens and gives great insight gf t when needed.

Written on Oct 07, 2022 after therapy with Kristy for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and coaching

Kristy has been calm, light and super Gemini with her approach to my on going problems. Responding and offering her services as much as she has possible and continually has an strategy that may help abby and all issues over had.
Peeling away the onion until tho core is met so we can get at it together.

Does continue to be genuinely interested in my life aswell as just problems which in long term does help assist someone when knowing them on a 'professional/personal' level.

Written on Aug 07, 2022 after therapy with Kristy for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd