Ripple Effect Counseling Services

Bringing Healing and Hope to Adoptive Families

The counseling provided by Ripple Effect Legacies has made a tremendous difference in the lives of my adopted children. I can’t thank them enough for all they have done for my family.


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Ripple Effect Legacies provides general psychological therapy, general assessment, consultation, and education services for the entire age spectrum for those under-insured and uninsured.

Our areas of specialty include counseling of victims of trauma, foster and adoptive children and families, and the treatment of early childhood disorders. It is our particular privilege to provide services for early childhood disorders, since early intervention goes a long way in curbing and preventing later life difficulties.

Every person has a sphere of influence, which means that each life touches those around it. It is our hope that the relationships we build with our clients will lead them to healthier, happier lives, which will in turn, ripple outward to touch the lives of others within the community and improve outcomes of future generations.

Counseling Services

The counselors at Ripple Effect Legacies have served clients from the following counties: Wake, Johnston, Nash, Wilson, Orange, Edgecombe, Buncombe, and Franklin Counties. REL provides the following services for those under-insured or un-insured:

Trainings for caregivers of children in the community and via Skype on topics such as childhood brain development, parenting children with special needs (ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorder, attachment difficulties, foster and adopted children, etc.)

Counseling and general assessments for children, adolescents, adults and families in the following clinical areas:

  • Adjustment issues
  • Adopted and Foster Children & Families
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Related Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child and Adolescent Behavioral Issues
  • Chronic Illness / Pain Management
  • Depression
  • Early Childhood Brain Development
  • Grief and Loss
  • Integrating Faith into Counseling (if welcomed by client)
  • Parenting Strategies that Strengthen the Adult/Child Bond
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relaxation Training
  • Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Stress and Anger Management
  • Trauma
  • Victims of Sexual Abuse

Consultation with other service providers such as primary care physicians, social workers, teachers, and group homes is available upon request and with the written consent of the client.


Click on the links below to download and print forms.

Adult Forms


Child and Adolescent Forms



Mental Health Emergencies

If you are having a mental health emergency and are unable to reach a counselor at Ripple Effect Legacies, please contact Holly Hill RESPOND at (919) 250-7000 or (800) 447-1800. You may also contact your local emergency room or dial 911 so that someone will be able to assist you.

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