Currently Providing  Mental Health Care Services;  both In Person & Virtual Care for All NC. Residence 

We are a Non Profit Organization 501 c (3) Charity 
We provide income based sliding scale direct care services,  community based work; local, national and international support/education to erase false stigma's and to help other providers, families, and those in need. It is  through your kind and generous donations we are able to continue our work going on two decades now.
Thank you for all our generous kind supporters! You are making a difference!

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Palms Wellness Center (PWC)


Palms Wellness Center  (PWC) has been serving  North Carolina for over 15 yrs, providing traditional methodologies combined with a holistic approach. Using a variety of skill sets inclusive of traditional Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) , Interactive and Relational Therapy,  and Motivational Therapy methodologies, with a focus on a holistic approach, various arts, ( Writing/Journaling/Drawing, Mindfulness Coloring, and the use of outdoors/nature and more.

Our Specialities for Outpatient Care

  •  Substance Abuse, Mental Health Assessments & Diagnosis
  • Suboxone Therapy(Medication Assisted Therapy) Free of "stigmatization".
  • Grief and Loss (Additionally Certified Lead Therapist) 
  • Adult  ADHD (Holistic Approach)
  •  Autism Spectrum Gifted & Sensory Issues (Challenges and Gifts) Additionally Certified 25 plus yrs experience working with Autism Gifted
  • Transgender Care (Direct Clinical Care with over 30 yrs experience) 
  • Intersex Support Services and Educational Resources and Awareness (35 Plus yrs Experience). Support for Parents of New Borns with Intersex variances (DSD)  "Differences of Sexual Development" for infants and teens, and their parents. (experience navigating through the emotional and medical stresses and challenges). We "can" assist you in being that voice for your new born child, until they can speak for themselves. We also provide workshops and public speaking across the US. and work with Global Advocacy work for infants born with (DSD).
  •  Life Skills Coaching and Management skills Enhancement 



Program Planning for Individuals, families, and community organizations and resources.

Working collectively to meet individual, family, and community needs.

Our highly qualified Licensed Providers have over 30 yrs. experience  All patients are treated  in a relaxed, supportive environment.  From the first time you call or walk through the door you will know we care. All staff are helpful and friendly and will be very pleased to sincerely help you.
The quality of care we provide is always  our primary areas of focus. This can only be achieved through erasing false stigma's and assisting persons in immediately letting go of the shame often felt when suffering silently.  At PWC we aim to empower you so that you can achieve the goals you desire. We are here to support and guide you along this journey.

In office work, or via Tele-Care/Tele-Med, We are here to support you through your Journey.

We provide direct care in-office and through the use of Tele-Health for all North Carolina residents. Please see our list below in areas which we are Specialized.  Click the link and read more about our lead licensed providers .


Transgender Equality Upheld in NC

Our clinic is open Mon-Wed, while other days of the week are spent on educational and advocacy works that often require travel for assisting in various communities. Often we work with other organizations, churches, schools, companies, and medical providers/facilities, to increase and share knowledge to bring forth the progress needed for improved healthcare, and human rights, patient rights to dignity, as well as assisting in the ethics aspects of training through various methods providing further education .



Direct Care Services for both Transgender and Intersex Care : For Specific background from our Lead Therapist who has many years of national and international work expeirence pls click here. 

Human Rights LGBTQ Advocacy Work

LGBTI Equality Support & Advocacy Work


Palms Wellness Center
472-D Western Blvd.
Jacksonville, NC. 2854
Ph: 910-238-4513 Fax: 910-777-5017
Serving all of NC with Direct Care
International/Global work for
Advocacy and Education works. 

Outdoor Exploring Resources

Healthy Living Outdoor Resources Across NC and Further

Plan your Adventure, and Share the Results! Email your photos and brief story/location so we can post and share with others. All are welcome, you do "not" have to be a patient/client at PWC to submit outdoor resources, family adventures, or your solo trip or back yard fun! Click Here To View the Adventures of Exploring the Outdoors  Together!

Grief/Loss of Your Pet (Fur Child)

Grief/Loss of your Fur Child  If you have lost your pet child who we "know" is a member of your family, and having a hard time with the grief and loss, please give us a call. We really do understand the traumatic experience this can be for many of "us". We are here to help you through your grief providing you a safe and supportive place to talk. You will find that "all" our staff have shared in this grief process ourselves and can provide you the support you need.

Grief and Loss of a fur friend, child, pet. We provide grief/loss processing and healing for the loss of your fur family member. Grief and Loss of a "Pet" can be extremely traumatic, as there is seldom (if ever) love given as unconditional as is given from our fur friends. We have dedicated this part of our work in Memory of our much missed Palms Wellness Staff member Mikey Theadore.

In Memory of Mikey Theadore our PWC Therapy Dog May 2011-Oct. 2022





Art-Nature-Therapy- Palms Wellness Center

Utilizing Nature and the Arts for Holistic Therapy at PWC
Mindfullness, Healing, Processing Grief/Loss, and Assisting in the Autistic Gifts of Effective Communications.

Through the use of holistic approaches to therapy we bring the mind, body and spirit together for the incredible healing and uplifting journey ahead! You do "not" need to consider yourself "artistically talented" to benefit from our numerous approaches! We all have a gift ( each of us are born with gifts, sometimes its a matter of tuning in to what they may be (some of you already know), but for those who are unsure, but assured of this ... you DO have gifts and we are dedicated to working with each individual person we accept into our program of care. We don't base who is accepted by your skills, we already "know" you have gifts! We are here to help you explore so. you can process and heal in a way that works for you! No two of us are the same. But we sure do share some commonalities! You don't have to be alone....let's explore together!

Mindfullness Drawing

Drawing and Graphic Design for Therapeutic Mindfulness Activities. Drawing/Graphic Editing by Taylor Holder MSW/Clinical Director PWC.

Therapy through Journaling

Journaling for self exploration as part of the healing and growth process. Let the fear go and the ink flow! It will amaze each person at all levels of reading/writing, what the "Art of Writing" has to offer.




Giant Fish Caught in Alaska by PWC friend

Blace's big Catch in Alaska, nothings too big to concur!Most never thought it possible or see it coming!

Outdoor Adventure for self care.
PWC Staff Member takes their fur kids for some down time in nature.
A great place to get outside and spend some "me time" with your fur kids, or others, or by yourself. Though in nature you are never truly "by yourself".

Photography Therapy utilized in a multitude of ways at Palms Wellness Center

Photography and Therapy, with your Fur Child too!




Special Note For Opioid Challenged Persons : If you or someone you love is struggling with Opioid Challenges and issues we CAN help provide "Immediate" relief utilizing medication management and therapeutic support.  You don't need to suffer and you don't need to go it alone- Give us a Call Today we are here for you free from judgement and shame. For more information please click here. 

Telehealth Care For North Carolina Residents
We  provide “Tele-med/Telehealth care” once patient is established, reducing travel time, time away from work, preventing loss of income, and travel expenses. Please call us with any questions or needs. We look forwarding to working with you to meet your personal goals towards healing and recovery with dignity and respect.

Please call 910-238-4513 for assistance.
FAX: 910-777-5017
Email Questions: Click Here

We are a BCBS In Network Provider.

We will soon be accepting Military Veterans with the VA. More information coming soon. Due to the impact of COVID the process continues to be pending. We continue to await their finalization process which has been delayed beyond our control.