"Carin always offers me a safe place to sound out issues I'm currently dealing with. Whether stress from work, stress from re-entering dating at my age, or even going back to school."

"Comfortable and close to home. I feel supported by my therapist, Carin."

Carin Parker is a Licensed Behavioral and Mental Health Therapist treating mental health conditions at Avance Primary Care in Garner, North Carolina.

Carin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received her undergraduate degree in social work from North Carolina State University and her master’s degree in social work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Carin has worked in a variety of settings including outpatient services providing both individual and group therapy, in-home services, and hospice care. She has experience working with a wide range of mental health diagnoses and populations.

Carin utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Solutions-Focused Therapy, and psychotherapy in addition to other treatment modalities in order to assist in decreasing symptoms related to anxiety, depression, trauma, anger, behavioral and emotional dysregulation, poor self-esteem, relationship conflict, poor stress management, and severe and persistent mental illness. She aims to assist patients with building effective coping skills. Carin believes that her skills and kind personality allow the people she serves to feel supported, hopeful, empowered and more capable of addressing and reducing their symptoms.

Carin has lived in North Carolina for over 25 years and considers it her home state. Carin resides in Johnston County with her husband and cat. She enjoys reading, cooking, crafting, watching movies, and spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys visits to the beach and mountains.

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