Misty Annarino is a licensed mental health counselor offering services to children, adolescents and adults in North Carolina. She provides a wide range of counseling services and her expertise includes trauma, PTSD, anxiety, stress and family conflict.
Misty became interested in behavioral health care after recognizing the need for qualified individuals in the field. She believes that we all experience difficult life challenges and having good people willing to assist us through those times is greatly beneficial to our healing journey. She believes in whole-person care and that the person receiving services should guide and facilitate their care.
Fun facts about Misty include she is an identical twin; she is a trained EMDR, and she absolutely loves nature and hiking.
“Sit with it. Sit with it. Sit with it. Sit with it. Even though you want to run. Even though it’s heaving and difficult. Even though you’re not quite sure of the way through. Healing happens by feeling.” – Rebecca Ray
Dr. Shane Rau offers behavioral health care services to adults in North Carolina, New Jersey, Tennessee and Virginia. He has many clinical interests and his expertise lies in mood disorders, anxiety disorders, panic disorder, trauma & PTSD and psychosis. Dr. Rau’s interest in mental health arose at the intersection of his interests in the study of the brain and mind with a hope to make a difference in people’s lives.
Dr. Rau’s prefers to take a shared decision-making approach to understand his patient’s perspective to ultimately empower his patient to improve their mental health.
Dr. Rau is a huge movie buff with a special interest in science fiction and historical drama. He also loves nature and enjoys the time that he can spend outdoors.
“You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” – Buddha
Martha Frame is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to children, adolescent and adult residents in New Jersey, New York and North Carolina. She has a vast array of clinical interests; however, her specializations are anxiety and mood disorders, spiritual and faith-based counseling, school refusal, grief counseling, child and adolescent counseling and DBT. In her practice, Martha believes that our earliest life experiences and the course of our development shape our sense of self and others. When there has been damage in these life experiences and relationships, it can affect our perspective of self, our response to others and the course of our lives. She believes and practices that the construct of the professional therapeutic relationship is designed to provide the opportunity for an individual to repair and resolve these central experiences and to experience healing in the self.
As a child, Martha grew up in a family that valued helping others. Her home was often a refuge for people in crisis and she was able to observe her mother counsel and guide these individuals, which inspired her to pursue this work. Her mother later became a marriage and family therapist and was a mentor for her.
In her free time, Martha enjoys cooking and has catered and cooked in restaurants in the past. She is also a writer and studied creative writing as an undergraduate. In 1970, she made a transatlantic voyage on a Swedish ocean liner and lived in Holland for three years.
Michelle Pandolfo, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adult residents in North Carolina, Ohio and Pennsylvania. She has a vast array of clinical interests; however, her specializations are depression, anxiety, marriage and relationships issues, addiction and stress management. In her practice, Michelle believes in treating each person as a unique individual. It is important to find coping strategies for the things in life that cannot be changed, and identify new directions in situations where one has the opportunity to change.
Michelle has been involved in mental and behavioral health for over 30 years. She has remained engaged in this field because she finds each person she encounters to be unique with special challenges. Working with individuals to find solutions for mental and behavioral health is a rewarding experience.
Michelle loves animals and enjoys spending her free time at animal shelters. She also loves to travel and spends several weeks each year traveling throughout the U.S. and internationally.
Marcia Thompson, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to children, adolescent and adult residents in California and North Carolina. She has a vast array of clinical interests; however, her specializations are mood disorders, life transitions, panic disorders, life coaching and stress management. In her practice, Marcia aims to inform and empower individuals she works with .
Marcia’s interest in mental health care started when she took a child development class in high school. She became intrigued with the field of human behavior and decided to pursue a career in it.
Marcia is very interested in integrative medicine approaches to mental health. In her free time, she loves cooking and gardening.
Prescribes Medication: No
Age Range: 18-65
Specialties: Mood Disorders, Life Transitions, Panic Disorder, Life Coaching, Stress Management