The Team

Your choosing to take time to focus on yourself, to find or return to who you are, to cope in healthier ways, is such an incredible step. We are honored to have the chance to work alongside you in that. 

Therapy in Wilmington, North Carolina
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Stefanie Roback MSSW, LCSW, LCAS

Founder & Therapist

specialties

 

Breaking the need to be perfect and embracing what is out of our control.

 

  • Disordered Eating & Body Image Concerns

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorders

  • Self-Esteem & Identity Issues

  • Substance Use Concerns

  • Clinical Supervision for LCSW-A's

Stefanie earned her Clinical Master’s of Science in Social Work degree from Columbia University in New York City and a B.S.W. degree from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, graduating as valedictorian of her class.

Stef loves to work with young adults and adults who struggle with the need to control or who feel stuck in the perfection cycle. Stef brings a calm, down to earth energy with a touch of humor. She really enjoys working with those struggling with food & body image concerns, social anxiety & other stress and anxiety. 

910-408-2302

Taylor Helms MSW, LCSW

licensed clinical social worker

“These things will be hard, but we can do hard things” -- Glennon Doyle  
specialties

 

Providing support during life transitions & stressors

  • Adolescents, Young Adults, Adults

  • College & Other Major Life Transitions

  • PTSD & Trauma

  • Anxiety Disorders

  • Depression

  • Attachment Issues

  • Stress Management

  • EMDR Trained

Taylor enjoys working with college students, young adults, and adults who feel stuck in their lives, perhaps due to negative thoughts and beliefs about themselves or patterns of behavior that are no longer serving them. Taylor offers an empathetic, genuine, and personable approach to sessions and welcomes humor and laughter along the way. She specializes in treating anxiety and stress associated with life transitions, attachment issues, and effects of trauma or stressful life events. 

910-218-2634

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Monica Flores De Valgaz, M.A, LCMHCA, NCC

specialties

 

Cultivating compassion and clarifying values
 

  • Adolescents, young adults, adults

  • College student life 

  • Anxiety disorders

  • Self-esteem & Identity Issues

  • Disordered Eating & Body Image Concerns

  • Stress Management 

  • EMDR Trained

Monica enjoys working with adolescents and young adults who are hoping to live a more authentic life. In session, Monica pairs compassion and empathy with humor to create a safe and supportive environment for personal growth. She enjoys working with individuals struggling with various life transitions, anxiety, and self-esteem issues.

910-941-0160

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Melissa Carr MSW, LCSW-A

licensed clinical social worker associate

Evening Appointments Available

specialties

Providing a safe space to navigate the challenges of life.

  • Adolescents, Young Adults, Adults

  • Depression

  • Anxiety Disorders

  • Stress Management

  • Self Esteem & Identity Issues 

  • MATCH Certified Therapist

Melissa enjoys working with adolescents, young adults and adults. Melissa strives to create a safe therapeutic space for clients to navigate the challenges of life. She enjoys working with those struggling with depression, anxiety, self esteem and body image.

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Arise's Administrative Team

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Angel Archer MSW

Creative Outreach + Client Connections Coordinator

910-408-2302

specialties

 

Establishing connections with Arise clients & within the community and bringing to life graphics and social media content for Arise. 

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Lauren Butler MSW, LCSW-A

Billing Specialist for Arise

specialties

Lauren helps our clients navigate utilizing their insurance and securing care within their current financial situation.