Now Providing Tele-therapy Services

Triangle Counseling Agency provides mental health and behavioral health counseling services for both children and adults.  We work with individuals, groups and families specializing in highly effective confidential treatment for a wide range of mental health and behavioral health challenges.

Triangle Counseling Agency is an approved provider with both Blue Cross Blue Shield and Alliance Behavioral Healthcare.


All therapists are licensed in the state of North Carolina.  For client convenience, services are provided both in home and at our office. We are currently providing Tele-therapy (audio and visual computer-web based) counseling services.

Triangle Counseling Agency collaborates with local Universities and resources including North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina to help foster professional development. 



Bipolar Disorder


Grief and Loss

Post Tramatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Healthy Lifestyle Development

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Adult and Child ADHD

Career Development

Depression and Mood Disorders

Life Transitions

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Adjustment Disorders

Career Transition

Disability / Illness

Panic Disorder

Stress and Anxiety

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Chief Executive Officer, Licensed Professional Counselor


Troy moved to Raleigh, North Carolina in 1998 after acquiring his Master of Arts degree in Human Development and Counseling at Bradley University.  As the CEO of Triangle Counseling Agency and a Licensed Professional Counselor, Troy has over 15 years of experience working with adults and children. His counseling style focuses on listening and understanding a person's needs and then helping them strengthen four areas of functioning: physical, emotional, spiritual, and vocational/academic.  Using a wide array of evidence-based counseling theories, Troy is able to provide a safe, supportive, caring and confidential environment that helps individuals explore, establish, and maintain positive social connections that promote self-dignity.  Troy also enjoys several entrepreneurial projects that range from brokering real estate to developing and producing continuing education for the mental health industry. He is a father, business owner, and outdoorsman who especially likes boating, motocrossing and playing tennis.  Troy describes himself as a "lover-of-life who appreciates the opportunity to help others succeed."


Licensed Professional Counselor


Tedi Newman has over 12 years experience working with families and youth struggling with behavioral health issues. For many years, Tedi worked in a non-profit mental health agency working with underinsured and uninsured clients. Tedi has garnered experience working as an Outpatient Therapist, School Based Therapist and Foster Care Clinical Supervisor. She also worked with domestic violence survivors at Interact in Raleigh, North Carolina.  Along with providing services at Triangle Counseling Agency, Tedi has a private practice in downtown Apex and specializes in trauma, grief, animal assisted therapy and child advocacy. She is a Tennessee native but has called the Triangle home since 2001. For Tedi, it is a true joy to witness clients on their path to mental wellness and recovery.


Licensed Clinical Social Worker

George is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in the state of North Carolina (LCSW). George works with children, young adults, individuals and couples using cognitive behavior therapy, motivational interviewing, and the solution focused approach. George has extensive experience in a variety of settings working with diverse populations providing both long-term and brief interventions.  George has a passion to help others become successful.  It is his way of giving back to all those who poured into his life and assisted him in becoming the leader he is today.  George is married and has two beautiful children. He and his family reside in Raleigh, North Carolina.


Licensed Professional Counselor Associate

Kerry Paksoy holds a Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling from North Carolina Central University. He has a varied counseling background and training in crisis/detox, college, and EAP settings. In addition to working for Josh's Hope Foundation, Kerry also works in employee assistance and maintains a private practice working with individuals, couples, families, and adolescents. His clinical perspective includes Solution Focused Brief Counseling as well as Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Theory. Kerry's past work includes providing job training, coaching, and independent living skills to individuals on the Autism Spectrum, as well as Conflict Resolution at a local mediation center.


Licensed Professional Counselor


Sarah is a Licensed Professional Counselor.  She has been working as a mental health professional since 2011. She has experience working with a variety of clients from different age groups, backgrounds and diagnoses. Most recently, she has garnered experience counseling children, adolescents, and adults on an outpatient basis. She utilizes multiple modalities based on her clients’ individual needs which includes CBT, DBT and trauma focused therapy.  Sarah also has experience working with anxiety disorders, mood disorders, PTSD and autism spectrum disorders.


Licensed Professional Counselor


Dr. Angeline Woodson is a Licensed Professional Counselor specializing in individual, couples and family therapy.  Dr. Woodson has over 20 years experience as a mental health therapist specializing in diversity and multicultural counseling. She is currently serving as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. She has vast experience in working with clients of all ages and backgrounds. Dr. Woodson has provided in-home and office based counseling.  She has aided clients in addressing issues with addictions, adult survivors of dysfunction, grief and bereavement issues, parenting issues, self-esteem issues, transitional issues, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, couples issues and domestic violence. Using a number of evidence-based theories including motivational interviewing, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), solution-focused, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and a variety of play therapies, Dr. Woodson helps her clients take positive steps towards achieving their goals. Dr. Woodson is a Navy veteran as well as the spouse of a retired Marine. She has a host of experience working with military personnel and their families.


Licensed Clinical Social Worker


Kelly is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She graduated from North Carolina A&T State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She earned her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Southern California. She has experience working with adults and chronically ill individuals and families. She uses multiple interventions to help clients achieve their goals. She specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and Problem Solving Therapy. She has experience helping clients with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, depressive symptoms and PTSD. She utilizes the client centered approach and tailors her skill set to meet each clients needs. 

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Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate


Jennifer is passionate about helping individuals, couples and families overcome and recover from anxiety, depression, fears, and relationship issues. Jennifer has worked with people addressing substance abuse, emotional abuse, codependency and addiction recovery. Jennifer utilizes a variety of evidence based treatments including but not limited to Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy. Her focus is to assist and empower her clients to achieve a sense of balance, peace, and calm.  Prior to becoming a therapist, Jennifer worked in Human Resources and Finance in the private sector for 15 years and enjoys assisting others develop and achieve vocational goals, life goals and stress management goals.  Outside of work, Jennifer enjoys hiking, photography, meditation and spending time with friends and family. 


Licensed Professional Counselor


Kathy has worked in the field of mental health as a Licensed Professional Counselor for 19 years providing therapy in varying settings for adolescents and adults. She utilizes evidence-based therapy to assess and treat clients who seek to overcome personal obstacles and make positive life changes in a non-judgmental, genuine and empathic setting.