Therapist & Counseling in Durham, NC | Harvard-trained | 20+ years experience


Durham Therapist - Carolyn Stevenson

I am an experienced and highly trained therapist in Durham, NC, specializing in individual and couples counseling with adults. I work with people in the entire Triangle area of North Carolina, including Durham, Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Hillsborough, and Cary, in a private and warm setting.

I enjoy helping women and men of all ages to develop new insights, make changes in their lives, and find happiness. I am experienced in working with clients to increase self-awareness, make good decisions, manage grief and suffering, respond to hardship, and create more fulfilling lives and relationships.


I work effectively with people who need assistance with:

I believe in the power of a therapeutic relationship to provide a space to work out difficult feelings, figure out how to manage life transitions and relationship challenges, or achieve a more purposeful life.

I encourage my clients to be open to a dialogue with me in which we discover insights they may not have had about themselves. With compassion and humor, we make our way in a relationship of honesty and trust as we identify changes – small and large – which might help them live more happily and successfully. Sometimes this means uncovering unconscious motivations; sometimes we identify how thoughts and behavior affect their feelings.

I invite you to schedule a therapy session with me to explore what you are seeking and how we might work together. I offer telehealth and in-person sessions. Appointments can usually be scheduled within a couple weeks, and I offer flexible hours, including early morning and evening times.

I have worked with individuals and couples for over twenty years. I received a Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) from Smith College and completed a two-year, post-graduate clinical fellowship at Harvard University. I also received a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) from Harvard University.

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Help with Relationships, Anxiety, Depression, & Loss.