Erik Potter

qweErik is a bilingual Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor. He earned an MA in Counseling Psychology from Mars Hill Graduate School (now The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology), and an MA in Transformational Leadership from Bethel Seminary in St. Paul. Erik is passionate about providing care to clients of all ages and backgrounds that is evidence-based, relational, and wise. Erik works with children, adolescents, individuals, and couples. 

Erik lives in Durham with his beautiful wife, Lori, their three children, and their dog, Casey. Erik and Lori are also Licensed Foster Care Parents.

Areas of Expertise include the following:

  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Behavior Management
  • Couples Counseling
  • Foster-Care & Adoption
  • Grief & Loss
  • Parenting
  • PTSD and Trauma
  • Premarital Counseling 
  • Clinical Supervision

Below are some of the Research-Based Therapeutic Interventions Erik has been trained in:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) 
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy (GMCT)
  • Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB)
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
  • Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts (SYMBIS)
  • Strengthening Families
  • Structured Psychotherapy for Adolescents Responding to Chronic Stress (SPARCS)
  • The Incredible Years

Phone: (984) 279-1101

Fax: (984) 279-1600

Email: [email protected] 

Erik is not currently accepting new clients.

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Some Evening and Weekend appointments are available upon request with select therapists.

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