Carter is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health from Mercer University. She received an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education from Clemson University. Upon graduation, she worked as a kindergarten and first grade teacher in the public school system. During this time, she received specialized training to instruct children diagnosed with learning disabilities. After her time in the classroom, she held an administrative role at a nonprofit organization whose goal was to support mothers and their children.
Carter values providing a safe, nurturing environment and building a strong therapeutic alliance. She prefers a strengths-based approach and utilizes techniques pulled from cognitive behavioral therapy. Her interests include Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, anxiety, grief and loss, self-esteem issues, and trauma. She respects all individuals and the unique qualities they bring to the therapy room!