Main Street Clinical Associates, PA

Main Street Clinical Associates, PA

Pat Webster, PhD, RN Pat Webster, PhD, RN
(919) 949-1788

Dr. Webster received her undergraduate degree in Nursing at Duke University, her Master's in Psych. Nursing at UNC Chapel Hill, and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Union Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Pat has been a practicing psychotherapist for thirty-six years. She has studied broadly and deeply, and works in an integrative way with whatever models, including experiential and psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive behavior therapy, Jungian perspectives and coaching to help her clients. When appropriate, she also uses processes embodied in eco-psychology, or working with nature in the healing process. She believes that the function of psychotherapy is to feel better and function better in the world, and at a deeper level, to live a life of meaning and self-definition.

Pat loves to help people who are experiencing depression, anxiety, difficulties at home or in the workplace, feelings of emptiness, and after-effects of traumatic experiences, including childhood and adult life trauma. She also embraces depth psychology for those looking for deep meaning and next steps in their life journeys. She likes to work with challenging clients which call forth the best of her wisdom, skills, and creativity.

Pat is attuned to women's and feminist issues, and also loves to work with men. She co-authored the book Winning at Love: the Alpha Male's Guide to Relationship Success ( which is targeted at alpha (high-achieving) people, both men and women, and is also a good basic book for successful couple's relationships. Relatedly, she loves working with couples, heterosexual, gay, and lesbian. She has trained with Terrence Real, national expert on working with couples, and is a certified RLT (Relational Life Training) therapist.

Pat is a BCBS out-of-network provider, and is reimbursable through BCBS and other regular insurance providers. She has some sliding-scale fee slots available.

Pat was faculty in the Duke Department of Psychiatry, past Chair of the Ethics Committee of the American Academy of Psychotherapy, and is a Fellow in that organization.