Meet Our Providers

Carole Cullen, LMFT

Carole Cullen, LMFT

Founder of My-Therapist, Inc.

Carole is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Gottman Therapist and AAMFT Approved Supervisor.  Carole has over 17 years of experience treating individuals, couples and families.  She holds a Masters Degree in Marriage & Family Therapy from Hofstra University and a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from SUNY Stony Brook.  Carole is a member of a number of organizations that support the advancement in the field of family therapy including the AAMFT (American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy) and NCAMFT (North Carolina Association of Marriage and Family Therapy).

My Therapist, Inc. is an internship placement site and training program for students who are in a Masters program and for post-graduate clinicians earning hours towards MFT licensure. Carole was presented the Marriage and Family Therapy Training Award in 2017. This award is designed for a NCAMFT member who has made outstanding contributions to education and training of marriage and family therapists in an academic or non-academic setting.

As a Certified Gottman Therapist, Carole’s specialty is working with couples either in a marriage or just a committed relationship. The Gottman Method is an acclaimed, research based couples therapy model that has helped thousands of couples build intimate and passionate marriages.  Many of our clients have reported an increase in their energy levels, being happier in their relationships, being less stressed about school or work and improvements in their marriage and family life.

“I want to help you build a healthy, intimate and desire-filled relationship that you never believed possible.”

To make an appointment with Carole email or call 919-795-0101.

Lydia Filazzola, LMFTA

Lydia Filazzola, LMFTA

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist Associate

Lydia is a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFTA). She holds a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pfeiffer University’s nationally accredited program and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Delaware. Lydia is a member the AAMFT (American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy) and NCAMFT (North Carolina Association of Marriage and Family Therapy). She works with individuals, couples in committed relationships and families. She has particular experience with premarital and infidelity issues. Lydia also is passionate about working with clients dealing with anxiety, self-esteem concerns, divorce transition, and grief.

Lydia is a Certified PREPARE/ENRICH Facilitator. PREPARE/ENRICH is a customizable, research based program that has helped premarital and martial couples gain insight into their relationships and leverage their strengths for 30 years. Lydia also completed the Level II Training from the Gottman Institute and plans to continue the certification process. The Gottman Method is a couples therapy model based on over 40 years of research with couples. This method has helped thousands of couples to build and maintain intimate relationships. Additionally, Lydia uses narrative therapy, a collaborative approach wherein clients’ existing strengths are utilized to facilitate change. This therapeutic approach separates clients from their problems and has specific applications with clinical issues including, but not limited to, traumatic experiences and couples therapy. Lydia seeks a collaborative therapeutic process with her clients, acknowledging their existing strengths. This process allows her to draw from other therapeutic techniques as appropriate to customize the treatment plan for each client.

“I would like to work with you to co-create a customized approach to guide you to build and maintain your intimate relationship and a fulfilling life.”

To make an appointment with Lydia email or call 919-435-4214.

Kemba Mason

Kemba Mason

Professional Counseling Intern

Kemba was born and raised in the North Carolina area. She has been married for 19 years with two children. Kemba attended North Carolina Wesleyan College for her undergraduate degree in Psychology, and currently attends Liberty University where she is earning a Masters of Arts in Professional Counseling. Kemba is a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern under the supervision of Carole Cullen, LMFT. She is a member of the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of North Carolina (LPCANC) and the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). Kemba enjoys working with married couples and those that are in a committed relationship. Kemba uses an integrative approach in therapy and customizes her approach to meet the needs of her clients.

“After 19 years of marriage, my husband and I are firm believers that great marriages don’t just happen. You have to be intentional, encouraging one another to achieve God’s design for your marriage. My goal is to assist in creating strong and healthy relationships, one couple at a time.”

To make an appointment with Kemba email or call 919-342-8873.

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