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Substance-Related & Addictive Disorders

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Addictions, by its nature, is a complex disease of the brain and body that disrupts the brain’s ability to interpret judgment, memory, reward, and motivation. By its nature, will power alone cannot truly reverse the effects of the disease unless intervened, especially if the person with a substance use disorder has reached a state of […]

Depression Counseling

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Depression is more than just occasional feelings of sadness. It is a serious mental health condition that can impact every aspect of an individual’s life. At University Psychological Associates, P.A., we provide compassionate, personalized depression treatment and counseling to help individuals overcome this challenging condition. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, our experienced therapists offer a […]

Telehealth Services

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UPA is now able to offer therapy via secure video chat. Our platform is HIPPA compliant, safe and hopefully, easy to use. You will be able to have your sessions with your UPA therapist using your smart phone, tablet, laptop or desktop (provided that it has a camera and microphone attached). For phones or tablets […]

Trauma-Reduction Treatment

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At University Psychological Associates, P.A., we provide high-quality, evidence-based trauma treatment services. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, we aim to empower individuals suffering from trauma-related disorders to regain control of their lives and attain lasting emotional well-being. Recognizing Trauma Symptoms Experiencing trauma can be deeply unsettling, often leading to various symptoms that encompass physical, emotional, […]

Sexual and Physical Abuse Treatment

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Located in Charlotte, North Carolina, University Psychological Associates, P.A. is dedicated to providing comprehensive and compassionate treatment for individuals who have experienced sexual or physical abuse. Our therapists are skilled in evidence-based strategies to support healing, improve resilience, and promote overall emotional well-being. Recognizing the Symptoms of Sexual and Physical Abuse Experiencing sexual or physical […]

Marriage (Couples) / Family Counseling

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At University Psychological Associates, P.A., we offer specialized Marriage and Family Counseling services. Our clinic is committed to nurturing healthier relationships, improving communication, and promoting emotional well-being for couples and families. With our team of dedicated therapists, we provide compassionate and personalized care tailored to meet your unique relationship needs. Identifying When Marriage and Family […]

LGBTQ Counseling

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At University Psychological Associates, P.A. in Charlotte, North Carolina, we understand the unique needs and challenges that individuals in the LGBTQ community face. Our specialized LGBTQ counseling services are designed to provide a supportive, inclusive, and affirming environment to promote mental health and well-being. Recognizing the Need for Support While societal progress has been made […]

Child / Adolescent Therapy

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At University Psychological Associates, P.A., we understand that children and adolescents face unique challenges that require tailored approaches for mental health support. Our Child and Adolescent Therapy services aim to provide a safe, supportive, and understanding environment to help our young patients navigate these challenges, assisting them in building resilience and cultivating healthy coping mechanisms […]

Marital Therapy / Couples Counseling

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Conflicts are a normal part of healthy relationships. Nearly all couples experiences highs and lows, but many need help in overcoming emotional hurts and wounds associated with conflicts, dishonesty, miscommunication, or some other source of tension in their relationships. Couples counseling is for committed partners – married or not – who have a mutual interest […]

Learning Disorders

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Children and adults with learning differences often struggle to keep up with their peers and co-workers. But they do not fall behind due to a lack of intelligence or an inability to ascertain knowledge, but rather due to a disability that complicates the ability to comprehend or communicate information. When parents and teachers are made […]