Meet our Therapists

Meet our Therapist Carrie Perkis

Carrie Perkis, MA, LPA

Carrie Perkis, MA, LPA

Carrie Perkis, is a psychologist and co-owner of Clarity Counseling Center. Her professional experience includes employment as a School Psychologist for the public school system, writing public education and special education policy and working with children and adults with a wide range of mental health issues in the outpatient setting.

Carrie is gentle and nurturing in her approach. Her practice is dedicated to helping individuals using evidence-based therapy in a non-judgmental  and supportive therapeutic environment. Her approach is primarily cognitive-behavioral (CBT), which is goal-oriented and aims to change the patterns of thinking or behavior that are behind people's difficulties, and so change the way they feel. 

Carrie is passionate about helping  people who have lost someone they love.

She is passionate about helping individuals who have lost someone they love. She knows from personal experience just how difficult grief and loss can be. She helps people along the journey from grieving to living. 

She also helps individuals with financial difficulties with the emotional side of money. She helps people form action based,  goal oriented plans.

She also works with individuals suffering from anxiety. She uses CBT to form treatment plans to help people examine their thoughts and work on their creations to anxiety provoking situations.

Fun fact: Carrie is a huge Michael Jackson fan.

Specialties:

  • Grief
  • Loss
  • Financial difficulties
  • Anxiety
  • Social Anxiety
  • OCD
  • Phobias
  • Panic Attacks

Treatment Orientation:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

 

EDUCATION 

UNDERGRADUATE, Carrie received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Allegheny College in Pennsylvania.

GRADUATE, Carrie received her Masters in Clinical Psychology  from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.