Dr. Qu'Nesha Sawyer

Dr. Qu’Nesha Sawyer, PhD, LCMHC, LCAS, NCC

Dr. Qu’Nesha Sawyer (she/her/hers), grew up in Eastern North Carolina and currently resides in Bay Area California. Qu’Nesha is a graduate from East Carolina University with a Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Counseling & Administration. She also obtained her M.S. in Substance Abuse and Clinical Counseling (2014) from East Carolina University and B.A. in Psychology (2012) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Qu’Nesha is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC), Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS), and National Certified Counselor (NCC).

Dr. Sawyer began counseling in 2014 under the supervision of Dr. Sherra’ Watkins as a Behavioral Health Specialist for a multidisciplinary clinic specializing in the treatment of persons living with different infections in Eastern North Carolina. She is an experienced individual, couple, and family therapist. She specializes in perinatal mental health concerns, depression and anxiety, chronic diseases and disability, relationship or marriage counseling, substance abuse counseling, and career or vocational counseling.


Ages 18+

Therapy/Research Interests:

  • Perinatal Mental Health
  • Reproductive Health
  • African/African Ancestry Maternal Health/Mental Health
  • Persons Living with HIV/AIDS
  • Pregnant Women Living with HIV/AIDS
  • Preconception Care
  • Pregnancy and Substance Use Concerns
  • Pregnancy: Grief & Loss
  • Persons Who Identify as LGBTQIA
  • Intersections of: Chronic Diseases, Cancer & Death & Dying


  • Reading
  • Running
  • Binge watching a Hulu or Netflix original
  • Being a Birth Doula

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