Meet Our Cary Team

One-Eighty Counseling | Cary

113 Edinburgh South Drive, Suite 130 Cary, NC 27511
Phone: (919) 462-8308 
Fax: (919) 462-0433

Jennifer Burroughs

Jennifer is a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist Associate (LMFTA) and a Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor Associate (LCASA). She graduated with her Masters in Counseling and Marriage Family Child Therapy from the ground campus of University of Phoenix Costa Mesa. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from the University of Santa Barbara California.

Jennifer specializes in marital and family counseling, as well as individual therapy for adolescents and adults. She has worked in many community organizations and is also a trained facilitator for Circle of Security Parenting. As a trainer, Jennifer works with parents to help them understand their child's emotional needs and enhance the development of their child's self-esteem.

Jennifer provides treatment for individuals, couples and families dealing with substance abuse. She also provides treatment in the areas of anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, relationship issues, parenting skills, gender/sexual identify, and communication. Jennifer focuses on delivering a client centered, non-judgmental environment utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), multiple family solution modalities and substance abuse specific treatment modalities. She strives for a caring, empathetic, encouraging environment so the client can reach their fullest potential.

Debbie J. Cloud

Debbie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate and a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist Associate.  She graduated Magna Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from William Peace University in Raleigh, North Carolina, and earned her Master of Social Work from the Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work at the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles.  Debbie has worked in various public mental health agencies assisting clients in maneuvering through challenges associated with symptoms of depression, anxiety, addiction, trauma, mood swings, and interpersonal conflicts. 

Debbie is foundationally trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and uses each of its four components (Mindfulness, Emotion Regulation, Interpersonal Effectiveness and Distress Tolerance) in her work with clients.  She received both foundational and advanced DBT training through Behavioral Tech, a company owned and operated by Marsha Linehan, Ph.D., the founder of DBT.   Debbie assists clients in learning and implementing effective coping and life strategies that enable and empower them to manage painful emotions and deal with problematic behaviors.  Debbie also implements a person-centered approach to tailor treatment for each client while utilizing Motivational Interviewing, Problem-Solving, Cognitive Restructuring, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Seeking help can be scary and difficult; an understanding, empathetic therapist is key to developing a therapeutic alliance. Debbie meets clients where they are, and provides a safe, non-judgmental space in which clients can heal and grow. She believes it is helpful for clients to fully understand and accept where they are, while moving in the direction they wish to go.

Debbie grew up in North Dakota and has lived in various US states; she relocated to North Carolina in 1990 from Seattle, Washington. Prior to entering the field of clinical social work, with her focus on mental health, Debbie worked as a Paralegal in law firms that specialized in, and assisted clients with, cases involving catastrophic personal and work-related injuries. She loves and visits the beaches and mountains in North Carolina and spends much of her leisure time with friends and family, reading a good book, participating in meditation and mindfulness activities, or hunting for unique crystals and gemstones.

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Julie Fann

Julie believes that the collaborative counseling relationship facilitates healing. She creates a comfortable, safe environment in which individuals, couples, and families learn how to get unstuck, accept and love themselves, communicate effectively, and achieve holistic wellness. Julie uses an integrative approach to treat the whole person—body, mind, spirit, and social being—and access the client’s strengths. As therapy progresses, clients gain awareness, begin to experience peace even amidst suffering, and practice connecting with others and/or their spirituality in life-giving ways. She primarily uses the techniques of internal family systems therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, compassion-focused therapy, trauma-resiliency model, Gottman’s research-based relationship therapy, and spiritually-integrated psychotherapy.  However, her approach is feedback informed, so she adapts to meet clients’ goals, needs, and preferences.

Julie specializes in treating adults and couples experiencing anxiety, grief, and/or relationship issues. She has completed Gottman level 1 and level 2 training, and she loves using that approach to help both heterosexual and same-sex couples improve their relationship, end it amicably, or co-parent during separation or after divorce. She also welcomes clients—including adolescents—with other experiences such as depression, trauma, women’s issues, low self-esteem, disordered sleep, self-harming behaviors, anger issues, and disordered eating. She offers spiritually-integrated psychotherapy; she is a Christian, and she counsels people of all faiths as well as people who do not self-identify as spiritual or religious.

Julie strives to practice with multicultural competence and to understand how clients’ cultural backgrounds and personal identities—including their racial identity, cultural identity, gender identity, sexual identity, and/or spiritual/religious identity—inform their experiences, values, and perspectives. She seeks to promote social justice, advocate for her clients, and help her clients understand that distress may be a rational response to oppressive social systems and norms.

Julie is Licensed Professional Counselor-Associate (LPCA) and a National Certified Counselor (NCC). She earned a Bachelor of Arts from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX and a Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC.

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Heidi Fox

received her Master's Degree in Clinical Counseling from Colorado Christian University in Lakewood, CO, and Bachelor Degree from Appalachian State University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with over nine years of experience serving various populations in Colorado and North Carolina. Heidi has trained and worked in a wide variety of settings with a diverse clientele in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She specializes in treating adolescents and adults who are facing depression, anxiety, self-esteem and relationship issues, and self-harming behaviors. Heidi works with families to repair relationships, enhance parenting skills, and improve family functioning and dynamics.

Heidi strives to thoughtfully shape the therapeutic experience to each client's specific needs and implements an eclectic approach to therapy. She is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Multi-Systemic Therapy (MST), and Motivational Interviewing. She often uses Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, which can include grounding and mindfulness, stress-reduction, breathing techniques, bodily and emotional awareness, and overall mind-body health. Heidi is passionate about using a strengths-based approach to help clients achieve their potential, reach their goals, and find hope along their journey. At some point everyone struggles, and she firmly believes that by therapeutically and non-judgmentally coming alongside her clients and meeting them where they are, facing obstacles together can provide hope, empowerment, and healing. When requested by the client, Heidi is happy to offer faith-based Christian and spiritually integrated counseling.

In her free time, Heidi enjoys spending time with her friends and family, volunteering at her church, and is a Guardian Ad Litem for children in the foster care system in Wake County.

Phil Guistwite
Clinical Director for Mental & Behavioral Health Services

is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist as well as an Approved Supervisor with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. He has worked with children, adolescents and adults in a variety of settings for over 35 years. Phil is an ordained clergyman who served as a US Army Chaplain on active duty for twenty years. During his service, he practiced psychotherapy with Soldiers, Airmen, Marines and Navy and Coast Guard members and their families. Phil served as an instructor for the Chaplain Corps and taught professional pastoral counseling to over 600 Chaplains of all faith groups. He also served as Senior Pastor in three civilian churches. His education includes two master degrees and advanced studies in two doctoral programs. He graduated from Columbus State University, Georgia with a Master Degree in Community Counseling with Special Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy.

His practice of therapy involves a systems approach to understanding the strengths of people. As folks encounter life's difficulties they sometimes need assistance in working through issues. He treats depression, anxiety, eating disorders, bi-polar disorder, adolescent struggles, parenting dynamics, familial conflict, marital stress, divorce concerns, ADHD in school-aged children, grief management, anger management, personality disorders, men's issues, women's issues, life transitional dynamics, work stress, addictions and trauma processing. Clients sometimes struggle with sexual identity issues, addiction issues as well as other relationship struggles and Phil has assisted clients in these and other areas of concern throughout his career. Phil treats other mental health disorders as well and he enjoys using EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Re-processing ) to assist clients in the processing of previous trauma including PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder). Based on full assessment, a treatment plan that addresses the goals of the client is designed and agreed upon in consultation with the client or client family and then therapeutic interventions are used to assist clients in developing added strengths to what they already do well. Additionally, Phil is specifically trained in spiritually-integrated psychotherapy so that clients who so desire, can address their faith and spiritual issues as part of their therapy. Specifically, Christian therapy is also offered.

Phil also has extensive training and certifications which include, Critical Incident Stress Management; Prepare-Enrich Instruments of Life Innovations; PREP and Christian PREP of the Personal Relationship Enhancement Program; Paiirs Communication Skills; Couple Communication Resources, Englewood, Colorado and using EMDR (Eye-Movement Desensitization and Re-processing) for trauma reduction and process.

A variety of models for therapy may be used based on client need. Phil is an Integrative Therapist and uses person-centered, psychodynamic, systemic, cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, narrative, internal family systems, structural, metaframeworks and for clients who so desire, he is trained in spiritually-integrated psychotherapy and Christian counseling as well.

—M.Div., M.S., LMFT, Clinical Fellow AAMFT

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E.J. Hanks

is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.

A Cary N.C. native, E.J. graduated with honors from Pfeiffer University, a COAMFTE accredited program, with a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts with honors from North Carolina Wesleyan College, and completed a graduate level management and leadership program at the University of Louisville, Kentucky.

He works with a diverse group of individuals and couples struggling with a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, parenting difficulties, relationship distress, divorce/separation, grief, stress, and anger management. E.J. has worked extensively with the public safety and the military community focusing on trauma and stress on the family. His approach tends to be cognitive-behavioral (CBT) and family systems oriented. At times E.J. may draw on narrative, solution focused and integrative approaches. All of these models have components of individual, couple and family therapy. He will tailor his approach to the specific need of each client. E.J. has received training in EMDR (bilateral stimulation) and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT-C) an effective treatment model endorsed by the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies and the U.S. Departments of Veteran Affairs and Defense. Additionally, he is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) through the International Association of Trauma Professionals. E.J. is also a certified facilitator for Prepare/Enrich, a well-researched assessment tool that is uniquely designed for couples to explore and strengthen their relational bond. Through a series of exercises and education, this program has been shown to significantly improve a couple's relationship.

E.J.'s goal is to facilitate a successful therapeutic experience based on a trusting partnership between the client and therapist. It takes combined experience, energy, and effort to work together on developing new perspectives and skills, making positive changes, and forming a new outlook on life. E.J. welcomes the opportunity to work with you to meet your goals.

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Shalandra Hollins

Shalandra is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate (LMFTA) and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist Associate (LCASA). She completed her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Counseling/Therapy at Capella University, a CACREP and COAMFTE accredited program.  She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Shalandra has experience serving diverse populations of various socioeconomic statuses, backgrounds and cultures. She has worked in various clinical settings including non-profit agencies, community-based mental health and hospital settings. Shalandra provides assessment and treatment for individuals struggling with depression, anxiety disorders, self-esteem, mood disorders, life transitions and substance use disorders. She has specialized training in marital and family therapy and is also a certified PREPARE/ENRICH facilitator. Shalandra provides pre-marital counseling and couples counseling where she works with couples to navigate the challenges and triumphs that may impact relationships.  Shalandra has a passion for working with young adults, women and families impacted by divorce and separation and individuals navigating the challenges of single parenting, dating and relationships.

Shalandra believes that individuals are inherently capable and have resilience and strength within that therapy can help them to pull from and to utilize in meaningful ways. She uses a collaborative approach tailored to meet the specific needs of each client. Shalandra incorporates the use of family systems modalities, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and substance abuse specific modalities. She offers Christian and faith-based counseling upon request.

Shalandra is passionate about the work she does and strives to build trusting therapeutic relationships with her clients. Shalandra offers a warm, comforting, non-judgmental environment where clients can feel safe to navigate obstacles and to overcome difficulties to facilitate healing, growth and change to not only live, but to live well.

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Olatunde Howard

Olatunde is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate. He graduated with honors from Pfeiffer University in North Carolina, a COAMFTE accredited program, with a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Music Composition with honors from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia.

Olatunde works with individuals, couples, and families on a variety of issues including: pre-marital counseling, parenting difficulties, relationship distress, infidelity recovery, anxiety, depression, and anger management. He offers Christian and spiritually integrated therapy upon a client's request.  Olatunde has worked with children and adolescents in families experiencing significant emotional distress from a trauma informed and focused approach.  He has also worked with children and adolescents experiencing Eating Disorders.  Olatunde uses Motivational Interviewing and an integration of family systems approaches. At times he may draw on Structural Family therapy, Reality Therapy, Bowenian Family Therapy, and Kempler Experiental Therapy.  All of these models have components of individual, couple and family therapy. He will tailor his approach to the specific need of each client. Olatunde has received training in ESFT (Ecosystemic Structural Family Therapy) and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT).

Olatunde loves to think and connect deeply, creating life changing bonds of mind and spirit. He likes to explore the most intimate connections possible between people--particularly for individuals and couples. He believes that the deepest issue, need, and goal people have is to connect intimately and completely with at least one person. Olatunde believes people want to fully know themselves and be fully known by at least one person. He believes therapy may be the first experience of this for some; but that it shouldn't be the only or last experience. Olatunde helps clients find their truest identity and intimacy--first in, then beyond therapy.

The most helpful specialty Olatunde has is therapeutic empathy: the ability to listen actively and skillfully. But he believes listening alone does not create the life changing bond or life skill needed beyond therapy. After creating and modeling a therapeutic bond, he becomes a guide for clients in the skills of authenticity and intimacy, in becoming fully themselves and fully connected.

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Erin Moser

Erin is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, which she obtained in 2004 from the University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio. In addition, she holds a Master of Arts with high distinction in Professional Counseling, which she obtained in 2013 from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Erin enjoys working with children, adolescents, adults, and families, and has over 9 years of experience providing client-centered counseling services to various populations in Ohio and North Carolina. She has provided both inpatient and outpatient care, and has clinical experience in the areas of depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, adolescent struggles, parenting struggles, behavior problems, ADHD in school-aged children, grief management, anger management, life stress, sexual identity issues, addictions, self-harm, self-esteem, and trauma. Erin is trained in Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and is pursuing certification in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) for trauma reduction and process.

Erin believes the therapeutic relationship is essential to success and works to establish a solid relationship built on trust and understanding. She strives to put clients at ease by providing a safe, open, and non-judgmental atmosphere where they can discuss difficult matters and focus on personal growth. Erin uses an eclectic blend of therapeutic modalities tailored to the individual, which include Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Motivational Enhancement Therapy. She also provides Christian or faith-based counseling upon request.

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Eb Roberts

is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with over 20 years of clinical experience in treating individuals and couples.

Eb received her Master's in Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and her Juris Doctorate from Georgia State University. She has worked with professionals managing depression, substance use/abuse, anxiety, life-work balance stressors, eating disorders, and sexual matters. She has special interest and expertise in treating these issues as well as Asperger's, couples work, pre-divorce counseling, and career/employment counseling.

Drawing from many years serving from a Christian Counseling perspective and working in addiction circles in metro Atlanta, Eb enjoys meeting clients where they are and partnering with them to consider and predict the natural consequences which come to bear based on choices. Her approach to therapy integrates mindfulness with solution-focused and reality approaches.

Often we are driven into counseling either by an internal or external demand which no longer allows us to exist as we are. Counseling is about making a choice to manage life differently, or not — and not making a choice ... is nevertheless still a choice.

"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."

~ Anaïs Nin

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Alyssa Savino

Alyssa is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Master's degree in Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She also holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a double major in Psychology and Spanish. During college she studied abroad in Seville, Spain and has traveled to over twenty countries. Alyssa has a heart for different cultures and offers bilingual services in Spanish.

Alyssa has more than four years of experience conducting therapy with children and adults. She practices from an eclectic approach, but most heavily draws from cognitive behavioral therapy. Alyssa is completing training with the NC Child Treatment Program to be a rostered Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral therapist for children. Alyssa specializes in working with children, teens, and young adults with a variety of concerns. She has a passion for working with teens and young women struggling with self-esteem, anxiety and depression. Alyssa recognizes the important role of parents in making progress when working with children, and incorporates parent education and family therapy in her sessions. She also offers Christian counseling upon request.

Recognizing the value of the therapeutic relationship, Alyssa takes time to build this relationship to better understand each individual and their unique backgrounds, needs, and goals. She meets each person where they are to partner with them to impart empathy, compassion, and guidance to walk through their struggles.

Erica Smith

Erica K. Smith, MSW, LCSW is native to Raleigh. She received her B.A. in Psychology from UNC Chapel Hill, with a double minor in Social and Economic Justice and African-American studies. During her time at UNC, she was actively involved in multiple campus and community organizations raising awareness about dating violence, sexual assault and healthy relationships. After graduating, Erica went to North Carolina State University where she completed her Master of Social Work. Erica has always had a focus on interpersonal issues surrounding children and teenagers. While a student, she was able to volunteer and do research in India, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic to learn more about different culture's approaches to community issues often faced by at-risk populations. After graduate school, Erica first began working for a domestic violence agency, which inspired her to begin her work in mental health. 

For the last few years, Erica has worked as an outpatient therapist for children, teens, and young adults in individual, group, and family therapy settings, most of which have experienced trauma. Erica is in process of completing an EMDRIA-Approved EMDR Therapy Basic Training Program, with the intent to pursue full certification to become a certified therapist in EMDR. Her other trainings includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and motivational interviewing which assist clients in reaching the healthy therapeutic and life goals they have set for themselves. She has experience working with a wide range of cultures and socio-economic background, and especially enjoys working with middle school, high school, and young adult ages. Her passion and clinical experience is working with people in the areas of relationship issues, domestic violence, life transitions, self-esteem, anxiety, and depression. Erica uses a holistic, person-centered approach, and also provides faith based counseling upon request. In sessions, she particularly enjoys using a variety of techniques to engage clients in ways that are relatable to each individual.

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Katie Zeiden

Catherine “Katie” Zeidan is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist, originally from the Outer Banks in North Carolina. Katie received her Bachelor of Science degree in Child Development and Family Relations, with a concentration of Family Service, from East Carolina University. Soon thereafter, Katie went on to earn her Master of Social Work degree, with a concentration on substance use counseling, from East Carolina University. Katie has had a wide variety of clinical experience in different settings including, community mental health. Katie treats adults and adolescents who live with anxiety, depression, mood disorder, and substance use conditions. She also has had experience with those who are survivors of domestic violence and those living in recovery from substance use. Her therapeutic approach is based in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy along with Motivational Interviewing. Katie hopes to provide each person she works with a supportive ear, so that they may feel comfortable to be vulnerable and experience growth through the therapeutic process. She supports those she works with through empathy, compassion, and the ability to provide a different perspective on some of life’s biggest battles.