North Carolina

A listing of therapists, counselors, psychologists, and psychiatrists in North Carolina, USA interested in providing culturally sensitive cross-cultural care for today’s international expat community.

Raleigh

Dr. William H. Searcy, D.Min., NCBFBPPC
Location: Raleigh & Rocky Mount, NC, USA
Phone: +1-252-305-4880
Email: whsearcy@me.com
Website: www.SearcyCare.com
Nationality: USA
Languages Spoken: English
Religious Affiliation: Church of Christ
Clinical Specialties: Adult/Adolescent/Child, Individual, Marriage & Family, Group, Crisis & Short Term counseling, Trauma & Critical Incidence Debriefing, depression, anxiety, suicide prevention, grief, Rape & sex gender-based violence, Spouse abuse, Child abuse, Capacity building of local professionals & NGOs, schools & medical clinics, counseling for transient families, mobile staff, and distance separated spouses, EMDR, Grief therapy, Suicide prevention, Counseling for coping with children and families with disabilities such as ADHD, HIV/AIDS counseling for the patient, family and community, Pastoral/Spiritual counseling, Counseling for Stress related issues, Relaxation therapy, Counseling for Culture shock & cross-cultural reentry (reverse culture shock).
Cross-Cultural Experience: Extensive, broad, deep experience as a missionary, counselor and college professor with numerous cultures in many types of activity, work and study. At 14/15 yo (1968/69) hitchhiked throughout the USA and northern Mexico. Since 1975 lived, worked and/or traveled in seventy-seven (77) countries on all seven (7) continents, including Antarctica. When my first wife died in an auto accident in Kenya in 1993 my children were ages 5, 3 and 2. I continued for fourteen years as a single father rearing my children in the international environment in Kenya. They traveled with me in many forms of transport in twenty-six (26) countries on all seven (7) continents, including Antarctica. My adopted daughter is bi-racial which gives me the experience of adoption and living overseas with her. Lived/worked as missionary & counselor in and out of the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe and China from 1975-83. Lived in Belize, Central America from 1984-89. Lived in Kenya from May 1992 to June 2010. I was one of the primary counselors on the American Ambassador’s crisis trauma team when the US Embassy was blown up in Nairobi in 1998. I did much of the critical incident debriefings and follow-up counseling for American diplomats and FSNs (Foreign Service Nationals – Kenyans working in the embassy). I did trauma and marriage and family counseling, etc. for many embassies and the UN in Nairobi. In Kenya Scoutmaster for international Boy Scouts of America for a troop comprised of scouts and adult leaders from many nations. In Kenya Pac Master (2 yrs) for international Cub Scouts of America for a pac comprised of scouts and adult leaders from many nations. In Kenya Scoutmaster (9 yrs) for international Boy Scouts of America for a troop comprised of scouts and adult leaders from many nations. In Kenya Chairperson of Board of Directors (1 yr) for international Boy Scouts of America for a troop comprised of scouts and adult leaders from many nations. Taught at European Christian College Instructor of Slavic Studies & Missions, Vienna, Austria (1980) Harding University Visiting Professor of Missions (1989-90), Searcy, Arkansas, USA. Mid Atlantic Christian University (summer 2012). Adjunct Professor of Cross-cultural Commuications & Counseling, Elizabeth City, NC, USA. Nairobi Great Commission School (1996-2010) Senior Professor of Counseling, Bible Texts, Cross-cultural Communications, Nairobi, Kenya, East Africa.

Rocky Mount

Dr. William H. Searcy, D.Min., NCBFBPPC
Location: Raleigh & Rocky Mount, NC, USA
Phone: +1-252-305-4880
Email: whsearcy@me.com
Website: www.SearcyCare.com
Nationality: USA
Languages Spoken: English
Religious Affiliation: Church of Christ
Clinical Specialties: Adult/Adolescent/Child, Individual, Marriage & Family, Group, Crisis & Short Term counseling, Trauma & Critical Incidence Debriefing, depression, anxiety, suicide prevention, grief, Rape & sex gender-based violence, Spouse abuse, Child abuse, Capacity building of local professionals & NGOs, schools & medical clinics, counseling for transient families, mobile staff, and distance separated spouses, EMDR, Grief therapy, Suicide prevention, Counseling for coping with children and families with disabilities such as ADHD, HIV/AIDS counseling for the patient, family and community, Pastoral/Spiritual counseling, Counseling for Stress related issues, Relaxation therapy, Counseling for Culture shock & cross-cultural reentry (reverse culture shock).
Cross-Cultural Experience: Extensive, broad, deep experience as a missionary, counselor and college professor with numerous cultures in many types of activity, work and study. At 14/15 yo (1968/69) hitchhiked throughout the USA and northern Mexico. Since 1975 lived, worked and/or traveled in seventy-seven (77) countries on all seven (7) continents, including Antarctica. When my first wife died in an auto accident in Kenya in 1993 my children were ages 5, 3 and 2. I continued for fourteen years as a single father rearing my children in the international environment in Kenya. They traveled with me in many forms of transport in twenty-six (26) countries on all seven (7) continents, including Antarctica. My adopted daughter is bi-racial which gives me the experience of adoption and living overseas with her. Lived/worked as missionary & counselor in and out of the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe and China from 1975-83. Lived in Belize, Central America from 1984-89. Lived in Kenya from May 1992 to June 2010. I was one of the primary counselors on the American Ambassador’s crisis trauma team when the US Embassy was blown up in Nairobi in 1998. I did much of the critical incident debriefings and follow-up counseling for American diplomats and FSNs (Foreign Service Nationals – Kenyans working in the embassy). I did trauma and marriage and family counseling, etc. for many embassies and the UN in Nairobi. In Kenya Scoutmaster for international Boy Scouts of America for a troop comprised of scouts and adult leaders from many nations. In Kenya Pac Master (2 yrs) for international Cub Scouts of America for a pac comprised of scouts and adult leaders from many nations. In Kenya Scoutmaster (9 yrs) for international Boy Scouts of America for a troop comprised of scouts and adult leaders from many nations. In Kenya Chairperson of Board of Directors (1 yr) for international Boy Scouts of America for a troop comprised of scouts and adult leaders from many nations. Taught at European Christian College Instructor of Slavic Studies & Missions, Vienna, Austria (1980) Harding University Visiting Professor of Missions (1989-90), Searcy, Arkansas, USA. Mid Atlantic Christian University (summer 2012). Adjunct Professor of Cross-cultural Commuications & Counseling, Elizabeth City, NC, USA. Nairobi Great Commission School (1996-2010) Senior Professor of Counseling, Bible Texts, Cross-cultural Communications, Nairobi, Kenya, East Africa.

Statewide

Kevin J. Fleming, Ph.D.
Location: North Carolina, USA (and worldwide: travels to client countries)*
* Grey Matters International is a “one stop shop” global psychological consulting firm that leverages powerful neuroscience technologies and methods for ex-pats and their families. We work in a ‘we come to you’ fashion and can help all your personal,relationship and family/children mental health needs quickly and effectively.
Phone: 1-877-606-6161  (if calling from outside USA: 1-918-949-1972)
Email: info@greymattersintl.com
Website: www.greymattersintl.com
Nationality: USA
Languages Spoken: English
Religious Affiliation: Open to All Religious/Spiritual Orientations
Clinical Specialties: Mood disorders, stress/burnout, relationship conflict, addiction, OCD, ADD/ADHD, brain injury, trauma, sleep concerns, high performance and career counseling
Cross-Cultural Experience: Worked with clients on 5 continents on their private mental health needs and have advised many multi-cultural “professionals, executives, leaders” on their culture change needs affecting many employees and their unique values