Military service members

Caring connections for military service members and their families

Our services are available in person in Fayetteville, NC and virtually in Georgia, Florida, and North Carolina.

Connected care means understanding you as a whole person — your physical health, mental health, home life, and more.

Active or retired military service members and their families may be eligible to receive short-term, solution-focused counseling services at no out-of-pocket cost.

Our board-certified mental health professionals provide care for a variety of concerns including:

  • Stress
  • Grief and loss.
  • Life transitions.
  • Family and parenting issues.
  • Relationship challenges.

Carelon Behavioral Care provides virtual short-term, confidential, solution-focused, brief counseling for a wide range of issues. We offer many scheduling options so you can find help when and where you need it. You can access services from the privacy of your mobile device or home-based computer.

Meet our team

Mary Gerideau

Mary Gerideau is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of professional experience. She has worked in various behavioral health settings including an inpatient psychiatric hospital, community-based mental health services, and crisis intervention services. Mary has also worked with children and families as an advocate in the prevention of abuse and neglect, as well as with persons diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Mary is passionate about helping others using a non-judgmental approach, providing skills to help to overcome their life challenges, as well as with helping persons to recognize and become their best selves.

Brandy Hunt

Brandy Hunt, MSW, LCSW
Brandy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in integrative care and behavioral health counseling. Brandy completed her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and her master’s degree in Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Brandy obtained her professional training in primary care, acute inpatient, outpatient, correctional, and military settings. Her clinical interests include chronic illness, anxiety, depression, PTSD, adjustment, sleep, and substance use. Brandy is an 11-year dual service Veteran having served in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force. She is a dedicated wife and mother who loves thrill seeking activities and living each day to the fullest.