LaSharta Pearson

Clinical Social Worker Associate

Raleigh, NC | Telehealth


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About LaSharta Pearson, MSW, LCSW, LCAS

Ms. Pearson truly believes in the power of positive affirmation. As a mindcare provider, she is intrinsically motivated by the desire to help those in need. Driven by a passion for witnessing the progression that individuals achieve, she values being able to join patients as they travel along the journey of change. LaSharta often recalls advice from a mentor that therapeutic work is metaphorically similar to planting a seed, recognizing that receiving nourishment allows growth and transformation to occur. Centered on an individually focused care philosophy, she tailors treatment to each patient’s specific needs, expectations, and goals. Drawing on various therapeutic modalities such as Solution Focused Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Mindfulness techniques, Ms. Pearson also utilizes effective skills from Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). Over the course of her life, LaSharta has found multiple ways to serve her community and brings that experience to her mindcare work, including her time spent as a corrections officer and as a member of the US Air Force. Inspired by additional volunteering experience with organizations like the Special Olympics, Big Brother & Big Sister, and the Guardian ad Litem program, Ms. Pearson is grateful to have found her true calling as a mindcare provider, noting that in many ways the calling found her. She hopes to empower, inspire and motivate everyone who she works with and often shares one of her favorite affirmations: “You are a powerful force of nature; your potential is limitless. Start believing in the power of you.”  

Education & Certifications

– Master of Social Work from North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC
– Master of Forensic Psychology from Walden University in Minneapolis, MN
– Bachelor of Criminal Justice from Westwood College in Denver, CO

Conditions Treated

  • Major Life Change: grief, divorce, etc
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Depression
  • PTSD - Victim of Abuse
  • Parent/Child Concerns
  • LGBTQ+ Care
  • Opioid/Pain Med Use
  • Personality Disorder
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Psychosis
  • Schizophrenia

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna NC
  • Cigna NC
  • Tricare NC
  • Magellan NC
  • Medcost NC
  • Medicare NC
  • UBH NC
  • Humana NC

Don’t see your plan? Call us at 855-501-1004 to see if you are covered.

Insurance plans may vary by location and are subject to change.



May 26, 2022

Lasharta is a very caring and intelligent care provider. I look forward to talking with her.


May 26, 2022

Always listens and gives good feedback


May 26, 2022

I feel LaSharta is invested in me and cares about me. She is the right person for me!


August 3, 2021

telehealth options are very helpful, especially for seeing someone more quickly


July 29, 2021

She listened and asked good questions. She was thoughtful and considerate. We re looking forward to starting weekly sessions, and know that we will receive the support we were looking for.


July 28, 2021

I just love how LaSharta interacts with my daughter and encourages her to talk. I also had a great experience just finding a doctor to work with my daughter here. They really care.


July 27, 2021

She was easy to talk to


July 9, 2021

Ms. Pearson makes therapy work for me


July 2, 2021

Always takes the time to address my concerns.


June 10, 2021

Lasharta is very caring counselor.


June 3, 2021

LaSharte is a very understanding and compassionate therapist! Im so glad to have her!


May 12, 2021

Using Mindpath has been very easy for me! LaSharta is a very compassionate understanding therapist, she has been a pleasure to work with.


April 29, 2021

Lasharta is fabulous. She s nurturing and caring. Very professional.


April 15, 2021

Overall the compassion and seemingly acute understanding of my feelings. The Mindpath providers are a God-sent.


April 9, 2021

She's my fav so far very supportive and I think that helps reinforce behavior in me.


July 27, 2020

Very comfortable experience and productive..