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Terri Ellerbe-Graves, LCMHC

Stress, Anxiety Family conflicts Trauma, Abuse Anger management Depression
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About me

My name is Terri Graves, I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. I have nearly 23 years of experience working in the helping field. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns. My goal is to help you find ways to get through these times by creating coping strategies, healthy boundaries, and core skills where needed.
Our world is ever-changing which requires a modern therapeutic approach. Maybe you feel overwhelmed by current stressors, or perhaps you want to heal from past experiences. Whatever your goals are, I am here to help you grow, heal, change, and thrive in your life. Many clients feel ashamed or scared to be vulnerable, but I can promise that you are safe from any judgment. There is nothing you can say in our space that will phase me or surprise me. All of your thoughts, worries, traumas, and hardships are welcome. Let’s start your journey to being a better you.

Professional experience

23yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Family conflicts Trauma, Abuse Anger management Depression

Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, Attachment issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Avoidant Personality, Blended Family Issues, Body image, Cancer, Caregiver issues and stress, Chronic pain illness and disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication problems, Control issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Divorce and separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Fertility Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and shame, HIV / AIDS, Hoarding, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Immigration Issues, Impulsivity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation / loneliness, Jealousy, Life purpose, Men's issues, Midlife crisis, Money and financial issues, Mood disorders , Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic disorder and panic attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy and childbirth, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Social anxiety and phobia, Somatization, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trichotillomania, Visually Impaired, Women's issues, Workplace 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), Existential Therapy, Gottman Method, Jungian Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Internal Family Systems

Services offered

Live Chat

License information

NC LCMHC 11187


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Terri Ellerbe-Graves. 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.

I connected with Ms. Terri as if she was family. She has a humbling and nurturing soul. She has been a strong support system for me during my life situations. She is greatly appreciated and I will definitely stay in touch with her for my life updates. Would definitely recommend her to anyone in need.

Written on May 15, 2023 after therapy with Terri for 2 weeks

I love interacting with Terri. She’s totally empathetic,

Written on May 08, 2023 after therapy with Terri for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Mrs Graves has been a wonderful listener and guide I appreciate how she listens and really tries to help in the best way possible for me but she really has been an awesome person to work with so far and easy to talk to.

Written on Apr 24, 2023 after therapy with Terri for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

With Terri I feel heard, supported, and validated. She really helps me to work through my emotions and really think through how I am feeling. I am so thankful for her and I look forward to our appointments.

Written on Apr 12, 2023 after therapy with Terri for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, eating disorders, self esteem, and anger management

Terri has been a great therapist. She helps me to dig deeper into things that bother me. She listens and gives me strategies to manage stress, anxiety and depression. She has helped me acknowledge and makes this difficult time in my life manageable.

Written on Aug 24, 2022 after therapy with Terri for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and trauma and abuse

Terri is a fantastic therapist. She knows how to listen and has a great way of getting me to open up. She never tries to give me the answer but encourages me to think things through for myself, offering encouragement along the way.

Written on Jun 30, 2022 after therapy with Terri for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, parenting issues, and anger management