Dr. Laurie Carter, LMHC, PhD

Dr. Laurie Carter’s experience as a veteran of the United States Air Force inspired her early work with homeless veterans and veterans struggling with substance use disorders. She received her Master’s in Counseling and Psychology from Troy University in 2014 and Doctoral Degree
of Philosophy in General Psychology in 2021. She is a Dr. of Philosophy in psychology and a Licensed Mental Health counselor specializing in substance use disorders, dual diagnoses, trauma, couples therapy, veterans, and military families.

Laurie works with:

  • adults,

  • adolescents,

  • preteens, and

  • partners who want to

  • embark on a journey of self-exploration,

  • improve mood and behavior regulation,

  • recover from substance misuse

  • increase self-worth and coping skills, and

  • heal from trauma.



Laurie Uses:

  • cognitive behavioral therapy

  • DBT - informed individual therapy and skills development

  • motivational interviewing

  • substance use disorder treatment

  • supportive and solution-focused therapy

  • mindfulness

  • bibliotherapy

  • narrative therapy




Dr. Carter conducts substance use evaluations, psychological evaluations, and psychological testing. She works from a cognitive behavioral framework and provides supportive and intentional treatment aimed at healing and problem solving. She is passionate about providing
quality therapy specific to each client’s needs and goals for treatment.