Cynthia W. Starling, MSW, LCSW

Cynthia W. Starling, MSW, LCSW

Education:
BA in Psychology from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1993, Master's Degree in Social Work from East Carolina University in 1995.

Populations Served:
Children, Adolescents, Adults, Couples and Families.

Specialties:
Mood disorders (Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorders), Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Abuse/neglect and trauma issues, Loss/Grief, Foster care/adoption, Behavioral Problems, ADHD, Family Issues, Marital/Couples Issues.

I have over eighteen years of experience providing clinical assessment and individual, family, and group counseling services to children, adults, couples, and families with ten years in private practice. I enjoy working with clients to empower them to make changes to improve their thinking patterns and management of emotions. Previously, I worked in child protective services as a social worker, supervisor, and clinical social worker working with intact families, children and families in the foster care system, foster/adoptive parents, and community agencies. I have specialized training in trauma/loss and grief through NC Child Protective Services Training, the National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children, and the Advanced Bereavement Facilitator Program. I am a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the American Association of Christian Counselors and enjoy providing Christian counseling with a biblical focus when requested. I use various treatment modalities with a focus on Evidenced-Based Cognitive Behavioral, Rational Emotive Therapy, and Brief Solutions Focused Therapy, as well as, Christian Counseling.

Parents/Guardians of Minors

  • Psychiatric Evaluations
  • Medication Management
  • Ten Licensed Therapists
  • Treatment from Age 4

Office Hours

Mon-Thurs 9AM-6PM
Friday 9AM-3PM

Phone (919) 550-3323
Fax (919) 550-3379