Koretz Family Health PLLC is an independent, physician-owned family practice in Asheville, NC. We use the Direct Primary Care (DPC) model, which means patients pay their physician directly; we do not accept insurance. Members benefit from more time with and access to their primary care physician, which leads to higher quality care and lower healthcare costs. No insurance? High deductible? You will likely enjoy cost savings - our prices are lower than those in traditional fee-for-service offices! We value your health and always take time to listen to you; no long waits for your doctor and no rushing through visits. Now accepting new patients!
Address: 135 Charlotte Hwy, Asheville, NC 28803, USA Categories: General, Family Practices, Health & Wellness, Health Care Links:
Unified Therapies is a lesbian owned and operated multidisciplinary rehabilitation clinic. Services include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, mental health, and reiki services. Our mission is to provide a safe place for ALL while improving health and wellness. We treat all orthopedic and neurological diagnoses from pain and weakness to more complex conditions of recovering from a stroke or Parkinson's disease. We also guide individuals in understanding what muscles to enhance to achieve a specific body type in order to build an image the individual feels confident with (pre/post surgery).Major insurances accepted. Appointments made within 72 hours. No referral needed.
Address: Asheville, NC 28803, USA Categories: Health & Wellness, Health Care, Physical Therapists, Specialty Care Links:
Graduate school in the heart of downtown Asheville. We welcome, educate, employ and support the LGBTQIA+ community! Graduate programs in Counseling, Business, Sustainability, Writing (MFA), Public Health, Teaching, Leadership and more. All designed for working adults from all walks of life.
Expert custom picture framing since 2003 with WNC's largest selection & most experienced staff, including more Certified Picture Framers than any other shop in the country. We're friendly, professional and committed to quality work. Click on our name above to see what others have said about BlackBird. - Fine art prints, emphasizing local artists - Art-inspired gifts & home decor - Residential, commercial & designer accounts - Custom-framed mirrors - "Artist's Corner" program for professional artists
Address: 365 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801 Categories: Art Galleries, Home Furnishings, Furniture, Antiques, Retail Links:
Contemporary art gallery and community space in Waynesville, NC promoting margalized art and the Artists who create it. We are a trans-owned business and provide a safe space for the queer community in WNC along with a network of service providers to those seeking peer support, massage therapy, and hair replacement services.
Address: 62 N Main St, Waynesville, NC, USA Categories: Art Galleries, Photography & Film, Visual Arts & Artists Links:
Jae Wag Art + Photo is a photography studio in Asheville, North Carolina. We provide professional event photography services and museum quality prints. Headshots, weddings, boudoir and more! Let's elevate + create, together!
Address: Asheville, NC, USA Categories: Arts & Culture, Photographers, Photography & Film Links:
Carolina Native Nursery is your source for locally grown native plants. Located 30 minutes north of Asheville, we have over 200 species on shrubs, perennials, ferns, and grasses. Our specialty is native azaleas grown from seed. Please plan a visit soon.
Address: 1639 Prices Creek Road, Burnsville, NC, USA Categories: Home, Garden, Building Materials Links:
The Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) is a business and technology extension program of the UNC System. With 16 offices across the state, counselors provide personalized management counseling and education services that help entrepreneurs make their businesses better, create and retain jobs, and improve the economy of North Carolina.
Address: 46 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801, USA Categories: Business / Office Support Links:
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Mental Health Providers
Eric Davis MS, LCPA, NCC, Counselor
Willow Wellness and Recovery, PC 9 All Souls Crescent Suite B, Asheville, North Carolina 28803 Phone: (828) 490-4137 | Website I am a firm believer in empowerment and self-determination. In the past, I have worked well with folks experiencing a range of issues, such as anxiety, depression, substance-use, sleep disturbances, relationship issues, and issues unique to the LGBT community.
Scott Thomas, Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, LCAS
Silver Lining Therapy
70 Woodfin Place STE 21, Asheville, North Carolina 28801 Phone: (828) 705-3084 | Website I believe humor can be a powerful tool for healing and seek to incorporate this into our time together. Unique to my practice is an approach that truly puts you at the center of the counseling experience, and I draw from a wide variety of techniques to help you see and experience real change in your life. To see if therapy might be a good fit, I offer free phone consultations.
James Harrison, PhD Psychologist
12 Westridge Dr , Asheville, North Carolina 28803 Phone: (828) 348-6300 | Website I enjoy helping people achieve physical and emotional intimacy whether they are young or old, straight or gay, in healthy, responsible, and mutually affirming ways. I also enjoy helping people improve their earning and manage their assets. And I like working with older people. I offer free phone consultations.
Judy Maris, Counselor, LPC, LCPC, MA, MS
Maris Psychotherapy 41 Clayton St, Suite 301, Asheville, North Carolina 28801 Phone: (828) 537-4489 | Website We can explore troublesome patterns that tend to repeat themselves in your life or look at new issues that have just come up. The important thing is for us to work together to get to the bottom of your difficulties and resolve them.
I will assist you in becoming more aware of what you are feeling and thinking in the present moment. The untapped wisdom within you is a powerful healing force. Let me help you gain access to your full inner resources. I offer free phone consultations.
Elizabeth Heaney, Counselor, MA, LPC
166 E Chestnut Street, Asheville, North Carolina 28801 Phone: (520) 447-3319 | Website I work with individual adults with concerns like: family history issues, relationship concerns, life satisfaction issues (related to jobs, living situations or relationships), anxiety and depression. I’ve had a particular focus on working with couples, addressing every aspect of relationship challenges – relationship dissatisfaction/boredom, affairs, sexual/intimacy issues, etc. And I was a civilian counselor on military bases for several years, so I have a clear understanding of the unique pressures and challenges facing service members and families. I offer free phone consultations.
P.O. Box 333, Enka, NC 2872 Phone: (828) 333-0103 | firstname.lastname@example.org or www.HolisticPerspectives.com For many years now I have been mentoring men and women from all walks of life. It continues to be my greatest joy to accompany someone from “just being ok” into thriving! As a Mentor & Healer I partner with my clients in creating authenticity, wellness and deep contentment, in whatever area of their lives they are seeking change. The combination of giving very practical, livable tools for direct “next steps” while “holding the big picture” and then manifesting that big picture often feels like this: a new client brings me their life or life situation in a jigsaw puzzle box, they lost the lid and forgot what the picture on it looked like. I am good at knowing that picture and then guiding my clients/mentees to put all the puzzle pieces together.