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Terri McKoy, LPC, LPCC

Stress, Anxiety Addictions Relationship issues Family conflicts Depression
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About me


Your landing here is on purpose and probably brings you incredible relief!

During our lifetime, we have experiences that may cause us to unravel or become distracted from the course of life. I strive to establish a relationship where we can begin the journey to peace. "Peace does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. It just means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart"-Author Unknown The goal is to feel whole, safe with a positive self-perception.

I have 20 years experience working in various settings (i.e. outpatient centers, communities, schools, correctional centers and collaborating with hospitals). I've been provided the opportunity to support teens, adults, and families who overcame a wide range of challenges and symptoms in both individual and group sessions. I have studied and trained in Reality-based Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and certified in Grief Therapy.

Im looking forward to meeting you. Let the journey begin!

Specialty Areas:
*Substance Use
*Acute Stress
*Conflict Resolution

Professional experience

9yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Avoidant Personality, Blended Family Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Divorce and Separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation/Loneliness, Jealousy, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Trichotillomania, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues

Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

License information

MI LPC 6401019630

OH LPCC E.1800706

NC LCMHC 12137


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Terri McKoy. 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 enjoy working with Terri. She truly understands what my needs are and has helped me to reach various goals I have set. I am thankful to have met her.

Written on Sep 05, 2022 after therapy with Terri for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, grief, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Terri McCoy has been wonderful for my mental health! She’s a wonderful listener and helps me set small digestible goals to help me make improvements in my life. I’m comfortable talking to her about what’s going on in my life and trust her judgement and training when it comes to taking those steps in my life to become a better version of myself.

Written on Aug 03, 2022 after therapy with Terri for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, career difficulties, and compassion fatigue

Terri is an amazing therapist. She’s professional yet still warm, welcoming, and super attentive which makes me feel comfortable in confiding in her. I’ve learned so much about myself in the couple months I’ve worked with her and each session feels like another breakthrough. From someone who’s struggled with childhood trauma, family abuse, and growing up with alcoholics/substance abusers, I’m grateful to have cross paths with Terri.

Written on Jun 29, 2022 after therapy with Terri for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

She's amazing and one of the best therapist I ever had

Written on Jun 23, 2022 after therapy with Terri for 1 month on issues concerning relationship issues

Terri has been a major help for what I am going through right now. She lets me speak my mind on what I need to and she guides me in the best way she can. She makes me feel strong and let’s me know I am capable of making the right choices and that I am doing the right thing. Sometimes it’s just good to hear it from a third party that can guide you the way you need to be guided. I’d recommend her to anyone.

Written on May 10, 2022 after therapy with Terri for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and coping with life changes

I like my sessions so far. she listens and gives advise.

Written on May 03, 2022 after therapy with Terri for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, parenting issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes