Catherine Carstarphen, D.Min.
Education: Dr. Carstarphen obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Queens University and her Master of Divinity degree from Emory University. Her Doctor of Ministry degree in Pastoral Psychotherapy was awarded by Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. As part of her training and interest in health and spirituality, she participated in Duke University’s Spirituality, Theology and Health research course.
Clinical Practice: Working with adults, Dr. Carstarphen conducts psychotherapy with an integrated approach, holistically combining the mind, body, spirit and culture of her adult clients. She has a special interest in working with individuals with chronic pain or illness, seniors and people who have histories of sexual, physical or other developmental traumas. With a background in art, Catherine includes art therapy in her clinical work. In addition to traditional psychotherapy, she also offers spiritual counseling.
Clinical Team Membership: Dr. Carstarphen is a member of the Senior Clinician Consultation Team.
Location: Dr. Carstarphen practices in our Sharon Road/South Park office where she accepts Aetna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Carolina Behavioral Health Alliance, and Cigna insurance, as well as out-of-network benefits.