About Us

Transformed Lives


We believe people can change.

We believe there is healing for emotional distress.

We believe that people can truly overcome their situation.

We believe that lives can be transformed.

We offer help to those who are seeking such change.

Our Staff


 We are an experienced psychiatry and counseling practice in Raleigh, NC.  Our professional staff includes a psychiatrist, a nurse practitioner, and 4 professional mental health counselors.  We are located near Rex Hospital, in Raleigh, North Carolina. We serve Cary, Apex, Wake Forest, Clayton, Smithfield, and the RTP area. We have been providing quality professional care for over 20 years

Our Staff includes:

Peter B. van Dyck, MD, ABPN, FAPA

Tammi B. van Dyck, RNC, BC

Maria L. Wood, MEd, LPCS, BCPCC, SEP

James G. Robinson, MSN, NP, FNP-BC

Lauren J. M. Lanier, MA, LPCA

Our Specialties


Anxiety, worry, doubt, or fears 

Panic attacks

Self-doubt or lack of self-confidence

Stress or burnout

Guilt, shame, or regret

Traumatic memories

Depression, despair, or discouragement

Grief and loss

Bipolar disorder, mood swings, manic-depression

ADHD: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Compulsive or addictive behaviors

Eating disorders

Self-destructive behavior

Dysfunctional family issues

Troubled marriage relationship

Family & relationship problems

Codependent relationships

Loss of a relationship

Life transition issues: 

High school to college or independent living

Job changes

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Psychiatric Services

Psychiatric Evaluation


Initial psychiatric interviews usually last about 60 minutes. We focus on the difficulty that brought you to our office and evaluate your signs and symptoms. The evaluation includes the use of standardized psychiatric rating scales.  We explore potential root causes of your condition, looking a generational factors, childhood and family issues, and stress or trauma in the present.

Bio-Psycho-Socio-Spiritual Model


We use a multidimensional for understanding your problem. Problems of living can be understood from 4 points of view: (1) bio-medical, (2) psychological, (3) social or situational, (4) spiritual. Our office is unique! We address all four.

Psychiatric Medication Management

More than 50 psychiatric medications are FDA approved for use in the US.  In addition, there many over-the-counter preparations that are also used to address psychiatric problems.  Getting just the right medication for combination of medications can make all the difference.  We work hard to involve you in the process to make sure you get what’s best for you.

Counseling Services

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Your life can be transformed by the renewing of your mind.  In CBT, you learn to think differently about your situation, and you learn and practice effective strategies that will make a difference in the way you face and overcome the problems you face.

Christian Counseling

We find that a person’s spiritual life is important to emotional well-being.  Many clients want their spiritual beliefs to be brought in to the counseling session.

Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)

Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) is a structured approach to couples therapy that focuses on the relational attachment or bonding between husband and wife.

Somatic Experiencing (SE) Therapy

SomaticExperiencing (SE) is a body-oriented approach to the healing of trauma aimed at relieving mental and physical symptoms by focusing on the client's perceived body sensations (or somatic experiences).

Eye Motion Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)

EMDR enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of disturbing life experiences.  With EMDR therapy people can experience the benefits of psychotherapy that once took years to make a difference. 

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

DBT is a cognitive behavioral treatment developed by Dr. Marsha Linehan.  It’s a cognitive behavioral therapy that focuses on the internal dialog in a person’s mind and learning new skills to regulate emotion and handle emotional distress in a healthy manner.

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Peter B van Dyck MD & Associates PA

4601 Lake Boone Trail, Suite 1B, Raleigh, NC 27607

Tel/Text (919) 781-1800 Fax (919) 781-1899

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8AM–5PM

Friday: 8AM–1PM