Kiersten Traylor

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Kiersten Traylor


Specializes in Children’s & Adolescent Therapy

Kiersten Traylor is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate (LCMHCA). She
received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Salisbury University and her Master of
Science in Counselor Education from The University of Virginia. Kiersten is also a school
counselor in Wake County where she supports students with social, emotional, or
behavioral challenges to succeed in the educational setting. She earned 2021-2022
WCPSS School Counselor of the Year and 2022 North Carolina School Counselor of the
Year. Kiersten enjoys working with children, adolescents, and their families. Kiersten’s
counseling style is strengths-based, person-centered, and solution-focused. Her goal is to
provide a nurturing and empathetic environment to build therapeutic relationships and help
clients feel safe to discover their potential. She enjoys using play therapy techniques in
sessions. Kiersten recognizes the importance of the family system and may incorporate
family members into a client’s treatment.
Kiersten has provided counseling services to children and adolescents with anxiety,
depression, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Autism
Spectrum Disorder, and children who have experienced trauma. She has also helped
children navigate peer and family conflict, low self-esteem, trauma, grief, and emotional
In her free time, Kiersten enjoys spending time with her family and two golden retrievers.

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