Iris Whitlock, LCMHC

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

About Me

Hello! My name is Iris Whitlock. Helping people to find happiness and peace, has been my passion and profession for the last 10 years. I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) in North Carolina and South Carolina. I am a firm believer in the need for individual, depth-oriented counseling, self-exploration, and an understanding how one's past affects one’s self-concept and even present-day relationships. You ARE deserving of happiness and emotional growth. My Treatment Focus I have experience working with youth and adults in an individual setting, utilizing the following modalities: EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing for trauma, mood disorders etc) Solutions-focused treatments Trauma focused cognitive-behavioral therapy Mindfulness Personal goal setting I specialize in working with clients suffering from depression, anxiety, grief, bereavement, various trauma, survivors of sexual assault, adult children of alcoholics, and clients suffering from low-self esteem. It is my hope that I will get to work with you on your journey of healing. On a personal note, I enjoy cooking, jogging with my Jack Russel, and spending time with my

Education & Experience

I have a MASTERS in Professional Counseling and have been practicing for almost 10 years.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Depression
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Somatic Issues
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Expats
  • Immigrants
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Underserved
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealth