Colleen Merkins, LCSWA

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My name is Colleen Merkins. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate. I am originally from Florida but have settled here in Moore County after 20 years of living around the globe as a military wife. I hold a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in social work. My professional history includes work with victims of sexual assault, persons with developmental disorders, and school social work. I currently work with children, teens, and adults with a variety of issues such as ADHD, Low Self-Esteem, Anxiety, and Depression. I am especially passionate about working with LGBTQ+ youth and their families. I use cognitive, behavioral, supportive, and solution focused therapies to help my clients discover their strengths and meet their goals. 

I take the following insurances:

  • AmeriHealth
  • BCBS
  • Carolina Complete
  • Healthy Blue
  • UHC - Medicaid
  • Wellcare
  • SH Medicaid
  • Ambetter
  • Medcost
  • Eastpointe