Michele J Denker, MD, DFAPA, Psychiatrist in Cary
I am a Medical Doctor, Board Certified in Psychiatry with 20 years experience evaluating and treating patients with anxiety, depression and stress related problems with psychotherapy and medication ( if needed) . My expertise is in working with issues concerning interpersonal relationships, identity and professional life. I offer a therapy style that is non-judgmental, compassionate and interactive, in an office setting that is relaxed and strictly confidential. I am also a trained Forensic Psychiatrist and consult with attorneys in all matters pertaining to Psychiatry and the Law. My professional background includes a Medical Degree from SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine;
Psychiatry Residency at UNC-Chapel Hill and a Forensic Psychiatric Fellowship at The US Department of Justice with Duke University . I also evaluate and treat Healthcare and other Professionals and work with the NC Physicians Health Program and other Professional organizations and Licensing Boards. I am a Distinquished Life Fellow
of the American Psychiatric Association and a member of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health ( WPATH) I am currently accepting new patients and invite you to contact me with any further questions you may have about my practice . Members of the LGBTQI and Allied communities are particularly welcome !
Take the first step to help. Call or Email Michele J Denker now - (919) 429-7806


  • Years in Practice: 24 Years
  • School: University of Buffalo
  • Year Graduated: 1989
  • License No. and State: 39363 North Carolina
  • Board Certification: ABPN


  • Avg Cost (per session): $150 - $300


  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • LGBTQIA, Gender Therapist


  • ADHD
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Life Coaching
  • Medication Management
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues

Mental Health

  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders


  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus


  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults


  • Aviation Professionals
  • Bisexual Clients
  • Cancer
  • Gay Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Transgender Clients
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Eclectic
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Short Term Psychotherapy


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2017
Michele J Denker, MD, DFAPA, Psychiatrist in Cary

Michele J Denker

Psychiatrist, MD, DFAPA