Mental Health Providers

We are pleased to offer mental health services in our practice.
We are a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) practice and have coordinated a fantastic, working team of providers and clinical nurses who are focused on the "Whole Person" including mental, emotional and physical health. The mental health providers are part of the Advanced Care Team and work alongside the primary care providers and care coordinators to provide quality individualized mental health care. It is required for your child to have a yearly well exam with their primary care provider. This is a crucial component of your child's mental health care and we count on you to schedule and keep those appointments.

Karen McNair - Carteret Children's Clinic


Karen H. McNair, LCMHC (Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor)

Karen provides individual and family therapy.  She specializes in treating children and teens with emotional and behavioral concerns as well as challenges related to divorce and blended families.  She has experience in treating children with anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, personality and mood disorders as well as ADHD. Karen uses a team approach in working with her patients. She believes in a more holistic approach. Working closely with the Primary care providers and the medication management team can lead to significant, positive and healthy behavioral outcomes.

Professional Experience:
Carteret Children’s Clinic, 2009 - present
Port Human Services, 2004-2009
Pitt County Mental Health, 2002-2004
Baptist Children's Homes of NC, 1997-2001

Undergraduate Education:
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, 1997
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

Graduate School Education:
Master of Science, rehabilitation and Substance Abuse Counseling, 2002

Interests: gymnastics, soccer, vacations at the river, playing the piano, family

Kourtney Sloan, PMFNP-BC

Kourtney B. Sloan, PMHNP-BC

Kourtney’s focus is, but not limited to, evaluating, assessing and treating patients with Anxiety, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Depression, OCD, ODD and other mood disorders. Medication management can be an integral part of this treatment and care plan. She believes in taking the time to do a thorough evaluation and feels that each patient and family should have input into their plan of care.

Professional Experience
Carteret Children’s Clinic – April 2015
Eastern Psychiatric and Behavioral Specialist, Greenville, NC - 2014-present
Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, NC - 2009-2014

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC
Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, MSN Program – May 2014

East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
Registered Nurse, Alternate Entry Program – August 2009

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Bachelor of Science in Zoology – May 2008

Interests: Family, crossfit and walking her Goldendoodle, Saltie.