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Referring Providers

About Janika Leary, LCSW

From a young age, Ms. Leary has been passionate about helping others improve their lives. With a strong desire to provide support to individuals of all ages who deal with psychological challenges, she is particularly dedicated to assisting adults with navigating life's challenges through utilizing individualized care and evidenced-based approaches. Within her career Janika has had the opportunity to provide mental health therapies and crisis response services in a wide range of settings.  Utilizing treatment modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Therapy and Motivational Interviewing, she helps clients gain insight, develop problem solving skills, and learn to better regulate emotions. Ms. Leary enjoys supporting clients in processing negative thought patterns that impact their quality of life, in addition to providing psychoeducation on how to reconstruct thoughts to gain new perspectives. Inspired by therapist Amy Morin’s quote that, “time doesn’t heal anything, it’s how we deal with that time that determines the speed at which we heal,” Janika takes pride in empowering clients to become the experts of their own lives. She knows that making the choice to seek therapy demonstrates courage and commitment and feels honored to be able to partner with people in their process! She meets clients where they are in their journey and utilizes individualized treatment approaches to attain their desired outcomes.

Partial List of Specialties

  • Major Life Change: grief, divorce, etc
  • Anxiety
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Depression
  • Family / Parenting Therapy
  • Parent/Child Concerns
  • badge-3 TelehealthSignifies the completion of a mental health telehealth training program

Education & Certifications

– Master of Social Work from North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC
– Bachelor of Social Work from North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC

Accepted Insurance

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Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas. Please note that we plan to be open for appointments; however, be aware that power outages may be widespread which may impact telehealth and other appointments. We may not know until the last minute in all of our locations on Tuesday. Please be patient. We will waive missed appointment charges on Tuesday, August 4th in light of complications from the weather. If you and your provider are unable to connect, we will reach out to reschedule your appointment as soon as possible.