Carrie Roberson Fasola is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and has a Master’s degree from the nationally accredited Marriage and Family Therapy program at East Carolina University. Stemming from her dual degrees in Psychology and Women and Gender Studies from North Carolina State University, Carrie has a passion for empowering women and men to embrace their authentic selves. Drawing on over ten years of experience in practice, Carrie joins her clients in seeking relief from the destructive cycles of criticism, defensiveness, stonewalling and contempt to find peace in autonomy and closeness in relationships. Carrie has extensive training in research based approaches, specifically, Emotionally Focused Therapy and Gottman Techniques to help even the most stuck couples find renewed intimacy.
Working with couples and individuals for many years, Carrie saw a unique need for additional education and expertise around sexuality and relationships. An AASECT Certified Sex Therapist, Carrie has a deep understanding of the sexual and power struggles a relationship can face. With an interest in Medical Sex Therapy, Carrie works with sexual dysfunction of all types to bring relief from years of disconnection to one’s body and in the couple’s sexual relationship. Collaborating with other health professionals in the community, Carrie views a team approach to healing and facing the challenges of sexual change that we encounter over a lifetime.
Carrie works with individuals to identify patterns that contribute to unwanted symptoms, such as depression and anxiety, and to heighten awareness that keeps them from repeating these patterns. She has a special interest in helping couples and individuals navigate through affair recovery and compulsive sexual behaviors to find connection through vulnerability. Through the pain often found in relationships, Carrie fundamentally believes we are given the opportunity to offer ourselves toward the care and healing of others.
Out of the office, Carrie enjoys traveling with her family, in particular to compare beaches around the world; her favorite being Wrightsville Beach, NC! Carrie enjoys a good Netflix and chill on the weekend after spending time outside with her family. A native North Carolinian, she loves all things Southern.