programs-blueIndividual and Group Therapy

The CARING Clinic was first developed in 2001 to provide life-changing therapy to children and families in crisis. Since then, our outpatient center has opened its doors to the entire community by offering individual and group therapy.  Over the years, The CARING Clinic has helped hundreds of adults in Western North Carolina overcome their personal challenges. The CARING Clinic is located in Asheville, NC and employs over 20 mental health professionals who provide their services in a friendly, home-like setting.

Individual Therapy

In individual therapy clients work one-on-one with a licensed therapist. The CARING Clinic takes a personalized approach to mental health. Therapeutic plans will vary based on your personal needs and goals.

We Specialize In:

  • Depression and Mood Disorders
  • Grief and Loss
  • Anxiety
  • PTSD – EMDR Therapy, Somatic Experiencing
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • And More

Group Therapy

In group therapy a trained therapist leads a small group of 7 to 12 people who face similar challenges. Members talk through their issues and gain insight from others. It’s also an effective way to practice new skills within a small and supportive group of friends.

Group Therapy Topics:

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Skills Groups
  • Autism Spectrum Skills Group, Ages 14-18

Meet our clinical team


To better serve our community, The CARING Clinic accepts the following health insurance plans: NC Health Choice, Blue Cross & Blue Shield, Tricare, Health Smart, Medcost and HealthScope (Mission Hospital Employees Only). We accept Medicaid through the following MCO’s: Partners Behavioral Health and Smoky Mountain Health Center.


Referral Application

To make a referral to The CARING Clinic, please complete our Outpatient Referral Form and fax, mail or bring it into our office.

New Patients: Please complete the Outpatient Referral Form and bring in, fax, mail or email the form to The CARING Clinic’s Clinical Office Manager Christine Farmer

Outside Agency Referrals and Medical Providers: Please complete the Outpatient Referral Form and include most recent PCP and/or Comprehensive Clinical Assessment (if available). Fax or deliver forms to our office. Per HIPPA Regulations, do not email these forms.

Referrals are reviewed in order to insure that our clinic can meet the client’s needs. Completion of the referral form does not guarantee admission into The CARING Clinic or any CARING for Children program.


Contact Us

Physical Address: 50 Reddick Rd, Asheville, NC 28805 (map it)
Mailing Address: PO Box 19113, Asheville, NC 28815

Appointments and Referrals: (828) 298-0186
Fax: (828) 298-4870