Joel Bethelmy (he/him), MSW, LCSWA

Outpatient Psychotherapist

Joel is scheduling clients virtually via telehealth.

Works with ages 18+

Joel (he/him/his) is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate (P016401) and an Outpatient Psychotherapist at Three Oaks Behavioral Health & Wellness. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and received his Master of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Joel believes a healthy foundation for therapy between the client and the therapist begins with establishing rapport. From there, the work can start and be instrumental in the changes that the client is seeking. He emphasizes the importance of a non-judgmental atmosphere of safety, vulnerability, empowerment and growth for clients in sessions.

Joel’s therapeutic style incorporates Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Mindfulness-Based (MBCT), and Psychodynamic Therapies. He has experience with varying degrees of trauma, anxiety, depression, stress, coping with a present pandemic, academic concerns, social and emotional well-being, self-esteem and identity. Joel is passionate about working with clients ages 17+ from all racial, cultural and religious backgrounds & he is LGBTQIA+ affirming.

Joel enjoys drawing, exercising, watching sports and movie watching. He looks forward to collaborating with you!


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