PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES

WHO WE ARE

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Dr. Jocie Sweeney, Psychologist

She | Her | Hers

Dr. Jocie Sweeney, known as Your Charlotte Psychologist, is a Licensed Psychologist and has been working in the mental health field for over nine years. She received her PhD in Clinical Health Psychology from UNC Charlotte and completed her pre-doctoral internship at Georgia Southern University Counseling Center specializing in military issues, LGBTQ and transgender, gender non-conforming issues, and group therapy. During her internship, she served as a Group Therapy Coordinator and Military Liaison leading a number of groups to treat anxiety, depression, trauma, and coping skills. 

Dr. Jocie Sweeney's affiliations include the World Professional Association for Transgender Health, the Mecklenburg Psychological Association, the Charlotte Transgender Healthcare Group, and the North Carolina Psychological Association. 

Dr. Jocie Sweeney is know for her genuineness and humor which assist in fostering a strong therapeutic relationship with her clients. Through these strong and trusting relationships, she strives to assist her clients with developing increased awareness and a true motivation to overcome their challenges in order to improve the quality of their life. She firmly believes that the most difficult steps in therapy are scheduling and attending the initial appointment. For this reason, she aims to reward her clients courage by collaboratively working with them to reach their desired goals. 

License: North Carolina 4697

As the Owner and Operator of SweeneyPsych, PLLC, Dr. Jocie Sweeney and her staff provide affordable treatment to assist you with learning and applying the appropriate tools to move forward from life challenges to live a joy-filled life. They embrace diversity and provide services to multiple populations in a confidential, non-judgmental environment. 

Dr. Jocie Sweeney's specialties include: 

  • Transgender

  • LGBTQ+ 

  • Stress 

  • Depression

  • Life Transitions

Trained as generalist in clinical health psychology, she is experienced working with a wide array of issues ranging from stress management and life transitions to more severe concerns such as trauma. She specializes in working with LGBTQ+ adults and uses the Informed Consent Model for gender-affirming surgery letters. 

To date, Dr. Jocie Sweeney continues her daily learning through coursework, training, consultation, and most importantly listening to those with lived experiences when they offer and are able to share.

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SERVICES

  • Individual Psychotherapy

  • Therapy for Spouses/Significant Others

  • Group Psychotherapy 

  • Transition/Affirmation Letters for                   Hormone Therapy

  • Transition/Affirmation Letters for Surgery

TYPES OF THERAPY

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)

  • Cognitive Processing (CPT)

  • Integrative

  • Interpersonal

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • Positive Psychology

  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)

  • Strength-Based

  • Trauma Focused

MODALITY 

  • Individuals (18+)

  • Groups (18+)

COMMUNITIES

  • Body Positivity

  • Gay & Queer Allied

  • HIV / AIDS Allied

  • Intersex Allied

  • Lesbian Allied

  • Transgender & Non-Binary Allied 

  • Open Relationship/Non-Monogamy

  • Racial Justice Allied

  • Sex Worker Allied

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • Positive Psychology

  • Sex Positive, Kink Allied

ISSUES

  • Neurodiversity

  • Anxiety

  • Trauma

  • Work-Life Balance

  • Grief

Charlotte Trans Health
  • Advanced Trans Care Level Psychotherapist

  • Member since 2014

  • Providing Trans Care Since 2012

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CONTACT INFORMATION

EMAIL PREFERRED

811 Central Avenue Suite 2
Charlotte, NC 28204
Phone: (980) 236-0734 

Fax: (980) 422-0083

Email: drsweeney@sweeneypsych.com

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We Proudly Support There's Still
Hope Charlotte, Inc. 

 There's Still Hope Charlotte, Inc. provides transitional housing to qualified individuals. They are a Black trans-led, non-profit 501c3 organization that sits under the umbrella of Essentials for Life Ministries. We provide a Transitional Housing Program to qualified Homeless Transgender & Gender Non-Binary Adults - ages 24 and above.