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CONFIDENTIALITY AND PRIVACY: Valued Elements of Therapy That You Can TRUST CCS to Safeguard

CONFIDENTIALITY AND PRIVACY: Valued Elements of Therapy That You Can TRUST CCS to Safeguard



Therapy That You Can TRUST CCS to Safeguard


If you are weighed down by life events, relationship issues, or symptoms of certain emotional conditions, seeing a therapist can be the best proactive solution. However, the fear of losing control over well-guarded secrets may prevent you from taking this step.

Unfortunately, sharing private information is one thing that can’t be taken out of the therapy equation. It forms the basis of diagnosis and, eventually, the processes of monitoring and evaluation relevant to feeling better. This is why finding a therapist you can trust is vital for your healing and the resolution of your issues.


Carolina Counseling Services in Pittsboro: The Search Stops Here

Finding a qualified and committed therapist may not be easy. The key is to seek the help of a credible and trustworthy counseling entity in your area. In North Carolina, the name Carolina Counseling Services (CCS) has meant hope and making a difference since 1994, and we continue to do so at our newest contracted office in Pittsboro, NC.

In counseling, trust doesn’t come easy, but it is the foundation of a successful relationship between therapist and client. The right therapist for you is a professional whom you trust, but building trust takes time; identifying the potential for trust is a matter of of “gut feel” or “chemistry.” Thus, seeking help from an experienced and trusted organization can be your best shot at finding your match. In North Carolina, the counseling service that has the most trustworthy and solid reputation is Carolina Counseling Services, now in your neighborhood in Pittsboro.


CCS: Upholding the Highest Standards of Ethical Behavior

When you trust your therapist, you will feel free to talk about your hurt, grief, sadness, fear, and other negative emotions or symptoms. If you know that your therapist is guided by the highest standards of ethical behavior, you are likely to be more motivated to share your most guarded thoughts.

At Carolina Counseling Services – Pittsboro, NC, our independently contracted, experienced, licensed therapists strictly adhere to the laws of the state. They also embrace the standards and ethical principles set forth by professional organizations, such as the Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct of the American Psychological Association (APA). Members of the American Counseling Association (ACA) are correspondingly mandated to follow the ACA’s Code of Ethics, and LCSWs are required to follow the NASW Code of Ethics.


Trust CCS to Maintain Confidentiality

Carolina Counseling Services values confidentiality as the backbone of trust. We do our best to ensure that your private information is protected and to follow the principles of confidentiality, codes of ethics, and state and federal laws. * Unlawful and unauthorized access to or use of your information is prevented because the therapists at CCS adhere to these codes of ethics. Trust us to keep your records and sessions private and confidential.

* Please note, exceptions to this are by law, and are the same at any other counseling facility or practice in NC: imminent harm to someone, or suspected child or elder abuse, must be reported to the appropriate authorities.


Your Trust Is Well Placed with CCS

Your trust is the basis of fruitful therapy; which CCS greatly values. Thus, the independently contracted therapists at Carolina Counseling Services – Pittsboro, NC, work earnestly and consciously to earn your trust and strengthen it during your therapy.

Trust can fuel cooperation and build hope; it can go a long way. It can give you peace of mind, and it can help you have faith in your therapist. It can motivate you to talk about your feelings without fearing that your information will be used against you or that you will lose the privacy of your confidential records. These are critical for the therapy to achieve its primary goal—your emotional wellness.

Thus, trust is something that we work at incessantly. We do our best to make you trust us from the time you make the call for your first appointment. We communicate this to you when you come to visit us the first time and experience the warm and reassuring environment at CCS. We make things easy for you and offer help every inch of the way.

If your hesitation to seek treatment is emanating from fear that your records will get to the “grapevine,” know that your secrets are safe with Carolina Counseling Services – Pittsboro, NC. They will not leak or become “the talk of the town.” Rest your mind and focus on the good changes that will happen as you bravely work through your issues and symptoms with a trustworthy therapist independently contracted with Carolina Counseling Services – Pittsboro, NC.


Serving Areas: Carolina Counseling Services – Pittsboro, NC

Counties: Chatham, Alamance, Durham, Harnett, Lee, Moore, Orange, Randolph, Wake, NC
Areas: Pittsboro NC, Gulf NC, Hickory Mountain NC, Hadley NC, Siler City NC, Wilsonville NC, Fearrington NC, Mandale NC, Bear Creek NC, Albright NC
Zip Codes: 27312, 27344, 27207, 27228, 27256, 27559


Gail Gustafson, MSW, LCSW

Specializes in: (Ages 9+) Adolescents and Adults, Individuals, Couples and Families. PTSD/Trauma, EMDR, Adoption, Drug/Alcohol/Substance Abuse addiction, Anxiety, Depression, Bi-polar, Life Transitions, Grief and Loss, Parenting, Family, couples and marriage counseling.
 Insurance: BCBS, Tricare/ Tricare Prime Tricare Select/Extra/Retired and Cash (Credit Cards Accepted, HSA and FSA )
 Credit Cards: Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express

Counseling Information

How Do I Set Up my FIRST Appointment?

  • Call: (919) 944-7200 (Fastest way to schedule)
  • Text: (910) 308-3291 (Reply will be via phone)
  • Click here and use our Contact Form (You must include your phone number, because replies will only be made by telephone to ensure security/privacy)
  • Call or Text for your New Patient Appointment Anytime!
  • Appointment scheduling for NEW clients: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
  • Established/Standing Appointments are made directly with your therapist!
  • Referrals: MOST beneficiaries do NOT need a Referral!

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Carolina Counseling Services - Pittsboro, NC
68 Fayetteville St.
Pittsboro, NC 27312

Our Mailing Address:

PO BOX 9909
Fayetteville, NC 28311