Blue Cross Blue Shield:

No doctor referral needed, simply call and make your appointment.

Your cost will be based upon your policy’s copay and deductible amounts.

Most policies do not require a deductible for mental/behavioral health services(For those that do, the deductible usually starts over January of each year.)

For more info, please see our Blue Cross Blue Shield page



You don’t have to get a referral from anyone, just call and make an appointment.

    • Tricare Prime: You have no copay or deductible. There is no cost to you.
    • Tricare Standard: You have a deductible that must be met each fiscal year. Once your deductible has been met, you will be responsible for 15% (Active Duty) or 20% (Retired) coinsurance.

For more info, please see our Tricare page



No doctor referral needed, simply call and make your appointment.

Deductible: $147 per year, which starts over every Jan 1st.

Coinsurance: You are responsible for 20% of total of what Medicare allows for cost of session after you have met the deductible. (This coinsurance amount is usually between $15-20, depending on the length/type of session)

For more info, please see our Medicare page


*All payments, to include deductibles, copay or coinsurance amounts are expected at the beginning of your session.


If you have no insurance or prefer not to use your insurance:

  • The Intake session or first session is $125 per first session per person with a fully licensed therapist
  • 45 minutes sessions are available for $75 per session per person with a fully licensed therapist
  • 60 minute sessions are available for $100 per session per person with a fully licensed therapist


Serving Areas: Carolina Counseling Services

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: 27207, 27228, 27256, 27312, 27344, 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 Standard/Extra/Retired, Medicare 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) 533-3020 (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!

Other Contact Info

If you have a compliment, concern or comments please contact:

Contact Management: click here

If you need to speak specifically to the owner Click here and use our Contact Form

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