About Us

Who we are

About Us

At Born to Bend Counseling, we’re more than just a therapy practice – we’re a dedicated team committed to your well-being. Nestled in the heart of Asheville, we offer a safe and welcoming space for individuals and families seeking support on their mental health and addiction recovery journeys. Our holistic approach integrates evidence-based therapies with compassion and creativity, ensuring personalized care tailored to your unique needs. Whether you’re just starting your path to healing or seeking to continue your progress, we’re here to walk alongside you every step of the way. Trust Born to Bend Counseling to be your partner in wellness.

Our mental health is our priority

Our vision at Born to Bend Counseling is to be a beacon of hope and transformation in the Asheville community and beyond. We envision a future where mental health services are accessible to all, stigma is eliminated, and individuals feel empowered to prioritize their mental health and seek support when needed. By fostering a culture of empathy, collaboration, and innovation, we aim to inspire positive change and contribute to a healthier, more resilient society.


At Born to Bend Counseling, our mission is to empower individuals and families on their journey to mental health and addiction recovery. Through compassionate and personalized care, we strive to create a safe and inclusive space where clients feel supported and empowered to explore their challenges and strengths. Our dedicated team is committed to providing evidence-based therapies and holistic approaches that promote healing, growth, and overall well-being.


Meet Our Clinicians

Brianna Cuthrell MSW, LCSW, MAC, LCAS
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Kristin Keliher M.Ed, LCMHCA
Ellie Goldstein MA, LCMHCA
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Shelby Nagle MA, LCMHCA, NCC
Regan Rhodes MA, LCMHC, LCASA
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Kate Czechowski BS, LMFTI, CYT Masters Level Intern
Joey Cantrell MSW, LCSWA
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Makayla Thompson Masters Level Intern

Our Offices

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