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Rebecca Kuhns, MD, MSPH
Dr. Rebecca Kuhns, a psychiatrist, is the founder and managing owner of Nourish. She is grateful to work with the best clinical team she could imagine!
She enjoys the ongoing honor of nurturing a successful practice that provides life-changing care to individuals in the Triangle area and beyond.
Interested in seeking care directly from Dr. Kuhns?
I'm seeking therapy
Many people today only associate psychiatrists with medication- however, Dr Kuhns actually specializes in psychotherapy! She believes strongly in the healing power of human connection.
She brings an intersectional, womanist lens to her therapeutic practice. She practices from a Health at Every Size perspective, and is an active member of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP.) She is committed to providing safe and respectful care to members of the LGBTQ+ community. She is also committed to providing a safe space for clients with various spiritual practices to discuss their spiritual journeys in the setting of the therapy room.
She has completed substantial training in Somatic ExperiencingTM , and often incorporates elements of somatic work into the treatment space.
Please note that her psychotherapy waitlist is generally long, and our team contacts individuals on it as openings arise. Feel free to call our main number to inquire regarding the waitlist.
I'm seeking expert guidance for my medications
At this juncture, Dr. Kuhns is not accepting new patients for medication management.
Supervision + Speaking:
Dr. Kuhns is available to provide psychotherapy supervision to early-career psychiatrists and others.
She is also available as a speaker or presenter for relevant engagements.
Please contact us with information about your event, and to request a list of speaking topics.
Education | Training
B.Sc., Yale University
MD, University of North Carolina
MSPH, UNC Gillings School of Public Health
Psychiatric residency at UNC Hospitals
Board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
My dream? Mental health care in its highest form.
Our vision is a practice where the fundamental dignity and beauty of all human bodies is affirmed and embraced fully, and we're honored to be a space where you or your family member can feel safe, known and heard. This kind of mission-driven healthcare isn't always the norm in our world, so in early 2020 Nourish was birthed out of a passion for excellent, trauma informed care as well as a clear understanding that sometimes in life, we must create what we wish for.
The word 'nourish' means 'to provide with the food or other substances necessary for growth, health, and good condition'. All too often, various barriers stand in the way of many people receiving the nourishment they need, whether on a physical level or on an emotional one. Our team helps our clients challenge these internal barriers, empowering those we serve to become better equipped to thrive and seek full health.
As we continue to grow to serve more individuals and families, we commit to always staying centered in the values that guided our inception. We appreciate each individual who allows us the opportunity to participate in their healing journey.