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Dawn brings each person the hope of new beginnings. We choose to continue living as we have …or we can choose to seek a new path that may improve the quality of our existence. If you’d like to change behavior that is detracting from your well being, please let us provide illumination for your journey.

reception-areaWe provide outpatient cognitive-behavioral therapy and other evidence-based treatments to assist you in finding that path.

Our practice is firmly committed to delivering assistance through scientifically-supported methods.

Our commitment is to work in partnership with each client as they pursue their personal goals. It is important to us that each of our clients feels a strong sense of value and respect while under our care.

For your convenience, early morning and evening appointments are available.

Call 828‑350‑1177 and talk to us if you would like help dealing with any of the following concerns:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety and panic
  • Excessive worry
  • Phobias
  • Assertiveness training
  • Social anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Smoking cessation
  • Stress management
  • Hair Pulling Disorder (Trichotillomania)
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Skin picking disorder
  • Tic disorders
  • Weight loss
  • Eating disorders
  • Anger management
  • Misophonia
  • Selective mutism
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Chronic pain

Call for a consultation: 828‑350‑1177

Dr. Haley Elder

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

The Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Center of WNC offers intensive exposure treatment for adults with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

This program consists of both group and individual components and uses the most effective evidence-based therapy for treating this disorder, specifically Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP).

There are also opportunities for support and guidance for loved ones of clients participating in the program.

For more information on the CBT Center’s IEP for OCD, please click HERE or contact Dr. Haley Elder, the Program Director of the IEP, at 828-350-1177, ext. 104.

Our continuous goal:

  • Optimizing human potential
  • Increasing quality of life
  • Maximizing engagement with life and values

Services for Adults, Adolescent & Children

  • Individual counseling
  • Group counseling
  • Family counseling
  • Couples counseling
  • Teen Counseling
  • Child Counseling
  • Psychological testing

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