Core Health Counseling

About Core Health Counseling

Founder & CEO

Melissa Gordon-Pitts

LCSW-C, LCSW
melissapitts@corehealthcounseling.com

Melissa Gordon-Pitts, MSW, LCSW-C, LCSW graduated from the University of Maryland's School of Social Work with her Masters in 2001. She has 14 years of experience in the mental health field counseling individuals, children, families, couples and groups. In addition to being a therapist Melissa has worked in the foster care field and understands the unique needs of its population. She has also traveled extensively providing trainings related to clinical, social welfare and spiritual issues. Melissa has extensive training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and has experience providing therapy for the following:

  • Depression
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Anxiety
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Grief
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Trauma
  • PTSD
  • Christian Counseling
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Parenting
  • Play Therapy

When you are ready to begin therapy, Melissa will sit with you and discuss your needs. Next, she will work with you to outline your goals for therapy. Once your goals are determined, a treatment plan will be established so that you can track your progress. All therapeutic interventions will be tailored to your unique needs and situation. Melissa looks forward to providing the best possible clinical services.

Melissa serves our Raleigh, North Carolina office.  Insurances: Cigna, Tricare, CompPsych, Beacon, BC/BS, United Health.

Melissa Gordon-Pitts

Melissa Gordon-Pitts


Lynn Repasky, LCSW

Lynn Repasky, LCSW
lynnrepasky@corehealthcounseling.com

Lynn Repasky, LCSW has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for over 15 years. She received her Master's in Social Work from the University of Texas. She has specific training in treating PTSD, depression, anxiety, and sexual trauma through a variety of settings, including working with incarcerated adults, Veterans Administration Healthcare system, and County Outpatient Mental Health departments.

Over the years it has been her pleasure and privilege to work with a variety of clients who met their objectives through our time together. She listens and hears the deeper you so that you can focus on specific issues and tackle your goals in a way that sets you up for success. She utilizes an eclectic approach based in psycho dynamic and ACT theories, along with keeping abreast of the latest treatments through continual trainings to bring you the most effective interventions for your needs.

Lynn has experience working with adolescents in a special education residential setting, adults in acute psychiatric settings as well as outpatient settings. She has a sub specialty in treating sexual trauma in both men and women and have seen how this complex trauma impacts people throughout different stages of their lives. She enjoy being part of a larger treatment team and will work alongside your other providers as appropriate.

Lynn have lived in many different sections of the United States of America and appreciates all cultural and spiritual beliefs. She will provide a safe room for you and your family members to explore yourself in a welcome and inviting atmosphere. Lynn enjoys treating older adolescents, couples and families.

Lynn serves our Alexandria, Virgina office. Insurances: Aetna, Cigna, BC/BS, Tricare.

Lynn Repasky

Lynn Repasky, LCSW


Douglas Cox Jr., LCP

Douglas Cox Jr., LCP
douglascox@corehealthcounseling.com

Douglas Cox, LCP received his Master's in Professional Counseling from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary.  He specializes in helping people develop a clear understanding of their problem, and it's root causes. He enjoys working with individuals who have depression, anxiety, addiction and many other issues that require guidance and help for healing. Douglas will explore your concerns thoroughly to understand the problem and how to experience freedom and wholeness. He partners with his clients to create a specialized treatment plan with solid steps to promote emotional and behavioral health leading to contentment.

Douglas enjoys working with adults, adolescents, families and couples. His other specialties are as follows: Substance Abuse, Duel Diagnosis, Trauma/PTSD, Self Esteem, ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Anger Management, Family Conflict and Christian Counseling.
He provides therapy at the office as well as web-based therapy.

Douglas serves our Raleigh North Carolina office.  Insurances: Aetna, Cigna.

Douglas Cox

Douglas Cox Jr., LCP


Eugenia Davis, LCP, LCAS

Eugenia Davis, LCP, LCAS
eugeniadavis@corehealthcounseling.com

Eugenia Davis, LCP, LCAS received her Master's in Counseling from St. Thomas University.  In her 18 years of experience she has focused on assisting clients in finding Healing, Joy and Wholeness. She specializes in Depression, Anxiety and Addictions Therapy. In addition, she enjoys Marriage and Relationship Counseling, Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Bi-Polar and Personality Disorders. Eugenia is Solution Focused and adepts in navigating her clients to success in life and relationships. In addition to adults, she is trained in specific techniques to enhance the therapeutic process for Teens and Children.


Eugenia considers her clients specific needs when choosing a Therapeutic Modality. She is skilled in Couples Counseling, CBT, Play Therapy, Brief Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Person Centered Therapy in addition to other proven therapeutic methods. She holds additional credentials as a | Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist, Certified Anger Management Professional and Masters Addiction Counselor Certification.

Eugenia serves our Raleigh, North Carolina office.  Insurance: Cigna.

Eugenia Davis

Eugenia Davis, LCP, LCAS