Natalie Stainback

(LCSW, LCAS)

About Me

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about me! My name is Natalie and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist in North Carolina. I have 9 years of experience working with individuals with mental health and substance abuse concerns. I have worked in a variety of settings including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, school settings, outpatient therapy, in-home therapy, and addictions to include individuals using medication assisted treatment. I use evidenced based treatment; such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Mindfulness, and Motivational Interviewing. I remain involved in ongoing training to serve the needs of the individuals I work with. I have worked with children, adolescents, and adults. I enjoy working with others who have concerns with anxiety, anger management, self-esteem, family conflict, relationship concerns, depression, concerns with sleep, addictions, and trauma. I also have experience working with Veterans. I am open minded and nonjudgmental. I learn from everyone I work with. I enjoy meeting new people and challenging others to work towards being their best self. I am hopeful I can assist you with achieving your goals, so you can better manage your current stressors.

I believe one of the most important elements to seeking a therapist is ensuring they are a good fit. If you cannot talk to someone about your concerns, how can it work? My style as a therapist is person centered and interactive. I try to get to know you and your goals, then work in a partnership with you to attain them. I think it is important to develop a plan together and adjust it accordingly as we move along. I am adaptive to you and your specific needs. I enjoy challenging you to try new things! I believe you will find me easy to talk to. I am casual in my style, but determined and focused when it comes to our work together! I do not judge or discriminate. I invite diversity in my practice. I am excited to work with you regardless of your gender identity, sexual preference, lifestyle choices, religion, cultural background or race.

My dedication to the field of mental health and substance use is driven by my personal experiences. I recognize the stigma of mental health and substance use concerns. I see firsthand the daily challenges others have coping with their concerns. I am very passionate about my work. I think counseling is an awesome way to learn and explore new skills to assist in the growing process. I truly believe the more we learn, the more confident and secure we feel about ourselves. I believe there are no "one size fits all" treatments. Growth is a process and takes time, but I believe together we can learn from one another and feel good regarding the progress. I would love the opportunity to assist you! Thanks again for taking the time to get to know me!


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Addictions
  • Anger management
  • Self esteem
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
LGBT , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Sleeping disorders , Parenting issues , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Compassion fatigue , ADHD
Years of Experience: 10

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LCSW #C010365 (Expires: 2022-06-30)


Reviews

Written by R.A. on Jun 27, 2020 after counseling with Natalie for 10 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Natalie is always patient and timely. She asks respectful interesting questions that help me think of things in a new way. I can always count on her to listen well.

Written by Z.A. on Jun 05, 2020 after counseling with Natalie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes

Natalie has helped me think healthier. I usually think about the bad things that may happen. She gave me a few things to think about to cancel out those thoughts.

Written by A.N. on May 27, 2020 after counseling with Natalie for 9 months on issues concerning coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Natalie is wonderful.

Written by Z.A. on May 19, 2020 after counseling with Natalie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, bipolar disorder, and coping with life changes

Natalie is very genuine and makes me feel comfortable expressing anything I'm feeling. Here advice is non biased and it's like having a friend u meet on a train or bus that says just what you need to hear to put certain things into perspective. Like looking at a situation from different angles. I really respect and like her!

Written by K.A. on May 05, 2020 after counseling with Natalie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, and adhd

She has been nothing but kind and helpful! My issues may not be as severe as other people but it is nice to talk to someone who makes me feel like my problems matter. I feel much better now than I have in a while.

Written by D.A. on Apr 19, 2020 after counseling with Natalie for 8 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

Natalie is an amazing therapist!!! She always checks in with me. It's a comfortable experience!!! : )

Written by T.R. on Apr 17, 2020 after counseling with Natalie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, sleeping disorders, and anger management

She is great! Very understandable. She has helped me tremendously!

Written by S.A. on Feb 13, 2020 after counseling with Natalie for 5 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

She's pretty neat. So available.

Written by J.E. on Jan 19, 2020 after counseling with Natalie for 2 weeks on issues concerning addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, anger management, and compassion fatigue

I have only met with Natalie a few times, but I have found her to be empathetic, supportive, and insightful. I appreciate having her on the other end of the phone. She also checks in through messaging mid-week, which I truly appreciate as well.

Written by T.A. on Jan 08, 2020 after counseling with Natalie for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and coaching

Natalie is so incredibly supportive and relatable. She never judges me, I feel comfortable discussing anything & everything with her, and she helps me untangle stressful situations while gently nudging me to make positive changes in my life. I am SO grateful to have finally found her!

Written by J.I. on Sep 30, 2019 after counseling with Natalie for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, and coping with life changes

Natalie is incredible! She’s helped me through a tremendous hardship in my life and continues to offer the support I need to move forward.

Written by L.E. on Sep 28, 2019 after counseling with Natalie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, and parenting issues

It's just been a couple of weeks that I have been talking with Natalie but she is a good counsellor. She checks up on you every few days which is appreciated. She is understanding and listens without prejudice. I can't really say much more since I have only had one video session with her but she is active with messaging and still gives you support and things to think about to help you through text. I will continue my therapy with Natalie as I am satisfied with how things are going.

Written by M.U. on Aug 17, 2019 after counseling with Natalie for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, self esteem, and compassion fatigue

Natalie has been a great help. I am happy she was my first counselor, and I feel more confident in myself as well as in my future. The advise is immeasurably helpful and I am applying it to all aspects of my life. Thanks Natalie.

Written by D.A. on Jul 19, 2019 after counseling with Natalie for 1 week on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, sleeping disorders, and anger management

I suffer from extreme anxiety. My wife finally told me I needed to talk to someone about it. Natalie is not only caring, compassionate, and kind, but she’s a friend, therapist, and one of very few people I trust. I can open up to her, and not feel judged by her. She’s not a therapist that only asks "how do you feel about that?" she gets to know you as an individual person and help you through all your struggles. She always replies to messages and never makes you feel alone. Thank you Natalie for all you have done!

Written by G.R. on Jul 14, 2019 after counseling with Natalie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, and stress, anxiety

Natalie is so kind and caring. She makes sure to check on you and remembers everything you tell her. She’s so easy to talk to.

Written by C.H. on Jul 13, 2019 after counseling with Natalie for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety

Natalie is superb at responding back in a timely manner, listening to patients issues and coming up with great, helpful responses and things to try to alleviate symptoms. Additionally, she really seems to care about people and it shows!

Written by K.R. on Jul 11, 2019 after counseling with Natalie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, and sleeping disorders

She's great and makes me feel comfortable.

Written by T.O. on Jul 07, 2019 after counseling with Natalie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, anger management, and coping with life changes

She stays in contact with me whether I'm writing back or not but shes tried to still be there for me.