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Family Planning Centers Mooresville NC

Local resource for family planning centers in Mooresville. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to pregnancy planning, sex education, parenthood courses, pregnancy tests, and STD screening, as well as advice and content on how to find the right family planning center for you.

Mrs. Kristin Kirk
Kristin Kirk, LCSW
(704) 237-0421
903 Northeast Drive Suite 101
Davidson, NC
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in North Carolina
7 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Pain Management, Pregnancy/Childbirth, Sexual Abuse/Rape, Spiritual/Religious Concerns, Stress, Education/Personal Development, Dual
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Caregivers, Chronic Illness
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Michael Tanis
(704) 892-4082
Cornelius, NC
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Jennifer Coleman
(704) 987-2560
Cornelius, NC
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Dr. Lee Hersh, Ph.D.,L.C.S.W.
(704) 892-9771
19425 Liverpool Parkway
Cornelius, NC
Specialties
ADHD,Anger Management,Anxiety or Fears,Child or Adolescent Issues,Depression,Eating Disorders,Impulse Control Disorders,Relationship Issues,Sex Therapy,Trauma and PTSD
Education
Education: B. A. from Adelphi UniversityMasters in Social Work (MSW) from Adelphi UniversityInternship at the Suffolk County Mental Health Clinic learning the clinical field of psychotherapy Ph.D. from Columbia Pacific Universit
Insurance
Yes
Membership Organizations
American Counseling Center

Donna McKoy
(980) 225-4001
Charlotte, NC
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Mrs. Ingrid M. Pruitt, M.Ed., LMFT
(704) 892-1337
199 Canterbury Place Road
Mooresville, NC
Specialties
Anger Management,Anxiety or Fears,Depression,Divorce,Life Coaching,Parenting,Relationship Issues
Gender
Female
Education
B.S.Radford University, Radford, Virginia1982M. Ed.Winthrop University, Rock Hill, S.C.1991
Insurance
No
Membership Organizations
Solutions Counseling

Brelonda Walker
(704) 896-6044
Cornelius, NC
Practice Areas
Career Development, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Amy Metzgar
(704) 881-3884
Cornelius, NC
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified School Counselor, National Certified Counselor
Language Proficiencies
English

Louis Werder
(704) 966-0684
Denver, NC
Practice Areas
Career Development, Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, School, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

David Crosby Jr
(336) 835-1000
Stateville, NC
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

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Planning A Pregnancy

Your health and the health of your baby can greatly benefit from planning your pregnancy. Your physical and emotional well being before conception is essential to your baby's growth and development during pregnancy, so taking steps to ensure that you are ready to have a baby can increase your odds of experiencing a pregnancy without complications.

Before you decide to conceive, see your doctor for a comprehensive medical examination. During this visit, your physician will perform a Pap test and internal exam to ensure that your cervix, ovaries and uterus are in working order, as well as noting your weight. He or she will take a detailed family history, and refer you to a genetic counsellor if there is an increased risk of your baby being born with a genetic disorder. Certain genetic abnormalities are inherited, so your doctor will want to know if there is a history of physical or mental defects in your family. Your ethnicity also plays a part in your prenatal health diseases like sickle cell anemia or Tay-Sachs disease are more prevalent in certain ethnic groups.

If you have a pre-existing chronic condition, or if tests reveal that you have a medical disorder, your doctor will provide you with information on treatment and risks during your pregnancy. If you have ever had a sexually transmitted disease, an abortion, miscarriage or stillbirth, your physician needs to know.

A blood test will be performed to see if you have been vaccinated against rubella, a type of measles that can cause birth defects or miscarriage if contracted during pregnancy. You will need to get a vaccine at least three months before you get pregnant if you are not immune.

Now is the time to examine your lifestyle, and eliminate any bad habits. If you smoke, you need to quit now! It can be hard to quit once you are pregnant, and studies have shown that mothers who smoke have babies that are lower in birth weight, and face an increased risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. If you ...

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