Last updated: 11/18/2019

Cole Armbrust, MSW, LCSW (828) 348-0527
Last Updated: 11/18/2019
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Licensed Clinical Social Worker TF-CBT Certified Clinical Supervisor

Gender: Trans

Languages Spoken:

Focusing on:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Body Dysmorphic Disorder Child Abuse and Neglect Depression Domestic Violence Family Issues Gender Identity Interpersonal Relationships Parenting Issues Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Stress Women's Issues
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Adoption/Foster Care Anger Management Attachment Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Couple or Marital Issues Dual Diagnosis Grief/Loss Life Transitions Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Physical Illness/Impairment Postpartum Depression Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Self Abuse Sexual Abuse/Rape Suicidal Thoughts Trauma/PTSD
Office and Contact Information
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Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 348-0527

Contact: Cole Armbrust

Office Hours:
MonBy appointment
TueBy appointment
WedBy appointment
ThuBy appointment
FriBy appointment
SatBy appointment
SunBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 6 Hours
Weekends: 12 Hours

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Secure HIPAA-compliant Video (, etc.)
Telephone Counseling
Video Counseling (Zoom, Skype, etc.)


Years of Experience: 10

NC - LCSW [C006976]

Credentials and Certifications:
Certified in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Social Work Supervisor

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $125
Couples: $125
Group: N/A
Family: $125

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
One Hour per week for Military and Families

AETNA (Open Choice) Magellan Behavioral Health
AETNA Health Managed Health Network
American Behavioral Military OneSource
Blue Cross Blue Shield (Blue Options) TRICARE
Blue Cross Blue Shield (Preferred Care Select Copay) United Behavioral Health (UBH)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) United Healthcare
CIGNA HealthCare United Healthcare
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO) United HealthCare (Options PPO)
Humana (PPO) United HealthCare (UHC Medicare PPO)

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Young Adults (18-25)
Children (6-12) Preschool (Under 6)
Specific populations:
Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Obese or Overweight Step Families Transgender
Adopted AIDS/HIV+ Biracial Cancer Patients Children of Divorce College Students Diabetes Grandparents Interracial Families/Couples Military/Veterans Suicidal Twins Unemployed
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Behavioral Case Management Cognitive/Behavioral Evaluation/Diagnostic Long-Term Parent Guidance Relational Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Other theoretical approaches:
Art Therapy Contemplative Crisis Intervention Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) EMDR Expressive Therapy Feminist Holistic Humanistic Information and Referral Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Mindfulness Based Approaches Narrative Therapy Play Therapy Psycho-Educational Psychodynamic Schema Therapy Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support Supervised Visitation Systemic
Methods - focus areas:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Individual Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:
Couple/Marital Online Therapy
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian Jewish
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Hispanic
Professional Associations
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)