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About Louis Sawyer, Ph.D.

Dr. Sawyer earned his Ph.D. in Psychology from North Carolina State University and has successfully run his own private practice since 1977. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and the American Counseling Association.

Partial List of Treatment Areas

  • Major Life Change: grief, divorce, etc
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Binge Eating / Other
  • Bipolar
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Disorder
  • Couples/Marital Therapy
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disability
  • PTSD - Childhood Trauma
  • Family / Parenting Therapy
  • Compulsive Gambling
  • Hoarding
  • PTSD - Victim of Abuse
  • Parent/Child Concerns
  • OCD
  • Opioid/Pain Med Use
  • Drug Use (non-opioid)
  • Pain Disorder
  • Personality Disorder
  • Phobia
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sex / Pornography Addiction
  • PTSD - Single Incident/Shock
  • badge-3 TelehealthSignifies the completion of a mental health telehealth training program

Accepted Insurance

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



November 9, 2021

Dr Sawyer is top notch!!! He is very intuitive and an excellent therapist!


October 21, 2021

Dr Sawyer has kept me sane. Dr. Sawyer is a gift. Thank G-d for his help and understanding


October 18, 2021

Always easy to get in To see Dr S or appointments. I like Virtual phone calls with pandemic.


October 13, 2021

Entire experience has been wonderful


October 13, 2021

I look forward to my appointments.


October 7, 2021

Every moment with Dr Sawyer as my provider is time well spent. Dr Sawyer is Awesome!


September 9, 2021

He listens really well and gives great feedback.


September 2, 2021

Practical suggestions made for addressing areas of concern


August 25, 2021

Dr. Sawyer is an amazing person. Don t know what I d do without him for almost three years.


August 19, 2021

Dr. Sawyer is an excellent therapist. I am so grateful to have found him.


August 18, 2021

Dr. Sawyer is always punctual! Dr. Sawyer is wonderful! He listens carefully and always has a solution to life s challenges.


August 6, 2021

Just genuine empathy and caring about what one is saying


July 14, 2021

Wonderful therapist


July 5, 2021

Dr. Sawyer is a great asset to my life! He has helped me tremendously! Always a positive experience!


June 30, 2021

I've always had good experiences with MindPath as have The people I've recommended it to you so I have continued to recommend MindPath


June 29, 2021

Dr Sawyer is amazing and I have recommended him to others.


June 21, 2021

Dr. Sawyer giving us tools to review and practice.


June 11, 2021

Dr Sawyer is saving my life. An awesome therapist.


June 8, 2021

Genuinely cared.


June 4, 2021

Highly recommend Dr. Llewlee Sawyer to anyone going through this stressful time.


June 3, 2021

Dr Sawyer listens very closely to everything you have to say. He helps you to sort out the issue in other ways, in order to help you to adjust your thinking and problem-solving. He is AWESOME, there is no other way that I can describe this provider!!!


May 10, 2021

Very pleasant Intake session. I love the Client Services I receive from Mind Path... Dr.Whitenack is a Human Being first, then a Psychiatrist. Way to GO Mindpath!


May 6, 2021

Dr. Sawyer is an amazing life saver.


May 5, 2021

Always a very positive experience! Dr. Sawyer is extremely compassionate and a terrific therapist. He has profound insight and has helped me to help myself!!!


April 14, 2021

Dr. Sawyer always takes the time to listen to you. Always very satisfactory in-office visits and virtual calls.


April 10, 2021

I feel like all the providers genuinely care about my well-being.


April 9, 2021

Everything Dr. Sawyer says is very helpful and intuitive!!! Dr. Sawyer is a wonderful mental health specialist!!!


April 1, 2021

Louis is very kind, perceptive, and helpful


March 24, 2021

Louis Sawyer is a very supportive therapist who is good at reflecting and empathy.


March 13, 2021

Extremely good rapport with the doctor. Telephone conferences go well and are very helpful.


March 3, 2021

Dr. Sawyer is top-notch!


February 10, 2021

Dr. Sawyer is an excellent therapist - a very good listener, possesses wisdom, provides good suggestions of helpful techniques, and has a talent for remembering past situations, events, etc. I am very grateful to have found him.


February 3, 2021

I appreciate Dr. Sawyer s ability to cut through nonsense quickly. I value the flexibility of MindPath Care Center and the professionalism that has been used by all parties.


January 14, 2021

I have always enjoyed the convenience and the service that I received over the years! All good experiences. I have worked out a very convenient and beneficial schedule with my provider.


January 12, 2021

Always professional and his services are very helpful in my life.


January 11, 2021

Everyone is caring and does their best to accommodate you. Dr. Sawyer is a truly caring individual and an excellent practitioner.


January 5, 2021

Dr Sawyer is excellent.


January 2, 2021

Dr Sawyer is such a kind person. I have recommended him to others.


January 1, 2021

The excellence of Dr. Sawyer s caring for his patients... awesome psychologist!


November 9, 2020

Dr. Sawyer is an amazing therapist and has helped me so much.


December 18, 2019

Dr. Sawyer is very caring


September 19, 2019

I was pleased with my visit.


August 22, 2019

I felt very welcome and well taken care of. Everyone was extremely professional and polite, and I felt that everyone truly cared about me. The ladies at the front desk were very pleasant and helpful.

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas. Please note that we plan to be open for appointments; however, be aware that power outages may be widespread which may impact telehealth and other appointments. We may not know until the last minute in all of our locations on Tuesday. Please be patient. We will waive missed appointment charges on Tuesday, August 4th in light of complications from the weather. If you and your provider are unable to connect, we will reach out to reschedule your appointment as soon as possible.