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Ryan McFall, LCSW

Ryan McFall, LCSW

Hello! I’m Ryan, and I understand how overwhelming it can be to decide on therapy and find the right fit. I hope this introduction provides you with a sense of my approach as a therapist, and who I am as a person. Perhaps we’ll be a great match!

My primary objective is to cultivate a trusting and authentic relationship with my clients that allows for vulnerability. I’m naturally easy-going and often utilize humor in both my professional and personal life as a way to connect with those around me. Once we’ve established a comfortable therapeutic relationship, the work we accomplish together is more accessible. I specialize in helping individuals who feel “stuck” in their thoughts, responses, or actions, and who are open to discovering why. Often, we react in ways that once kept us safe or protected us, but now hinder us. Together, we can pinpoint present challenges and identify skills to replace them with. As you begin to approach “stuck points” with new perspectives and a set of tools, you’ll experience a newfound sense of freedom and independence. It’s an honor for me to work with clients on getting “unstuck” and striking a balance in their lives!

I enjoy working alongside my clients to address challenges with trauma, grief, anxiety, depression, confidence, and life transitions. When needed, I utilize trauma focused treatment approaches, such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). I love helping clients make connections between current patterns of behavior and previous life experiences. There’s usually a reason we react, behave, and respond the way that we do and I believe it can be helpful to explore why!

I’m accepting ages 16+ as new clients and I look forward to meeting you! 


Prior to working in the mental health field, Ryan worked for five years with individuals with developmental disabilities. Ryan attended the University of North Carolina Wilmington for his undergraduate and graduate degrees, graduating with his Bachelors of Social Work in 2017 and his Master’s of Clinical Social Work in 2019. Ryan spent two years working in Intensive In-Home Therapy leading a team of therapists. Ryan and his team went into clients’ homes to promote healthy communication, crisis management skills, and emotion regulation techniques. While working in Intensive In-Home, Ryan became a rostered TF-CBT therapist. In 2021 Ryan began working in an outpatient therapy setting. Since working in an outpatient setting, he has  also become trained as an EMDR therapist. When he’s not in the office, Ryan is bouncing between coffee shops, hanging out with his dog, or fishing.

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