Hailey Shafir

Hailey Shafir


Hailey Shafir is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist, and Certified Clinical Supervisor working out of Raleigh, NC. She has extensive experience in counseling people with mental health and addictive disorders, supervising and training other clinicians, and being a medical reviewer and content writer on addiction and mental illness. Her specialty areas include substance and behavioral addictions, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, PTSD, Exposure therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, CBT, and strategies to overcome common issues like shame, anxiety, and toxic relationship patterns. She provides online counseling and clinical supervision through her practice Keep Counsel, offers online training for clinicians, and is the owner and creator of Plan-it Therapy.

Licensing & Certifications

Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist

Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor

Licensed Professional Counselor Associate

Education, honors, and certifications

  • North Carolina State University - M. Ed., Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville - B.A., Sociology,

Latest guides

Addiction and Mental Health

11 October 2022

Nearly 40% of Americans who suffer from substance use disorders are also diagnosed with some form of mental health condition.

Addiction and suicide

01 September 2022

Multiple studies have shown that there is a strong link between co-occurring mental health disorders and addiction with suicide being an eventuality for many.

Borderline Personality Disorder and Addiction

01 September 2022

Sufferers of personality disorders like Borderline Personality Disorder will often abuse substances like drugs and alcohol as a way of coping.


01 September 2022

Addiction and mental health conditions are often linked, and this is especially true with depression with sufferers often seeking comfort in drugs and alcohol.

Drugs and Mental Health

31 August 2022

Illicit and legal drugs can have a profound effect on mental health, with some leading to negative mental health while others have been shown to improve it.