Therapy Services Based in Matthews, North Carolina

Charlotte Therapy Center incorporates behavioral therapy that is solution focused and goal oriented. We listen to our Clients to gain the insight and perspective we need on an individual and personal level before we determine the best course of treatment.

Through thoughtful interaction and individualized attention, we empower our clients, creating a genuine pathway towards achievement of their goals. Contact us today to learn more.

How We Work

A hallmark component to therapy is establishing a therapeutic rapport, with acceptance of starting at the root of the client’s issue, and respect for where they are in their healing process. Our overall approach incorporates behavioral therapy, solution-focused, and goal-oriented approaches. From the very first session we will help you explore your issues and concerns, find your answers, and gain insight and perspective. Therapy is wonderful healing dialog and we are committed to your having a successful experience. Our mission is to offer you genuine presence, thoughtful interaction, and individualized attention.

Ed Nissen, MSW, LCSW

Ed Nissen, MSW, LCSW

Ed Nissen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and therapist specializing in men’s mental health, especially in the context of relationships. He also treats personality disorders as well as mood and anxiety disorders, relationship issues, substance abuse disorders, and overall mental health. He focuses on providing treatment goals that are specific to each client, with evidence based behavioral therapy.

He examines issues including depression, grief, anxiety, men’s health, substance abuse, aging, bullying, anger management, careers, relationship issues, LGBTQ issues, self-image, stress, and suicide, and conducts family therapy and multi-family therapy to enhance insight and improve support systems. His mission is to help clients define goals and create genuine pathways towards achieving each goal.

Amy Horne, LPC

Amy Horne, LPC

Amy Horne is a Marriage & Family Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She integrates different approaches through psychotherapy with an emphasis on family therapy, couple therapy, trauma, EMDR, and cognitive behavioral therapy. She has experience working with soldiers and their families, as well as physical/emotional/verbal/sexual traumas. She treats children, adolescents from age 13-18, and adults using individual, family and/or couples’ counseling.

“My style of communicating with patients is honest and direct, based on integration of techniques and collaboration. Creating an environment of safety and openness, builds rapport that comforts patients to explore new behaviors and belief systems, to assist in creating a new version of themselves.“