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Nich Lyle


(He, Him, His)

“And the trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.” ~Erica Jong

Are you struggling with being present? Does living a meaningful life sound like a fantasy? Perhaps you’re struggling with your identity or not being seen for the person you are.

 Are you feeling a crippling weight of expectations for who you “should” be or what you “should” do? Do you find yourself constantly overwhelmed, having difficulty focusing, or overthinking? Do days and months pass with nothing to show for them, nothing changing? As life happens around you, do you find yourself falling into unhelpful or painful patterns to cope with? Do you want things to change for the better, to feel hopeful again, but don’t know where to begin?
You’re ready to step into a new chapter of your life. Perhaps setting your true self free or learning who that person is. It could be quieting your mind enough to begin enjoying the small things and celebrating the large ones. Maybe you want to break free of expectations and venture forward into possibilities that excite you.
I hear you; life has been tumultuous. With so many unknowns, it can be incredibly difficult to know what next steps to take. I offer a warm nonjudgmental approach, and I will stay present with you as you explore the sides of yourself, past trauma, shame, fear, and everything weighing you down. Reach out, I would love to champion you as you step into change.

Get in Touch

(Serving ages 13+)

Currently Offering:
[email protected]

(828) 827-7239


My Story

I’m a helper at heart and a therapist by profession. Throughout my entire life, I’ve naturally gravitated towards those who—like me—didn’t quite mesh with the ‘norm.’ As a trans man, I get being unheard, misunderstood, and those times when a façade is required to remain safe. I became a therapist to help others realize that they are not alone and that there is so much more to life than asking “what’s wrong with me?”

I received my bachelor’s degree in counseling from Lindsey Wilson College in 2018 followed by my master’s in 2020. I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) and Certified Trauma Professional (CTP).

When I meet with a client, I show up as a real person. I’m here to connect and champion my clients as they discover the best of themselves and forge a life worth living. This includes encouraging creativity and fostering a space to un-become pieces of the self that were assigned by others.

I use mindfulness, psychodrama, and other experiential approaches to step outside my comfort zone and find the powerful connections between body and mind. In conjunction with this, I teach dialectical behavioral therapy  (DBT) skills and self-regulation for coping and distress tolerance. Along with being a member of the LGBTQIA+ community, I am an advocate.

When I am not working, my focus is on expressing myself creatively and connecting to nature. Indoors, I love to spend my time writing, drawing, acting, and cosplaying. Outside, I enjoy hiking, swimming, and sitting anywhere with a view. Inner peace is my priority and I hope as we work together, yours will grow with you.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know that our sessions will stay private?

We are bound by law and ethics to keep everything you share with your therapist confidential. Winter to Spring Wellness is known as a “covered entity” under HIPAA, which means that we’re subject to all HIPAA rules and guidelines. This will be discussed with you in your first session in more detail.

Do you offer online sessions?
Absolutely. We offer both teletherapy sessions to clients who prefer online to in-person appointments. These sessions are offered in a HIPAA compliant video platform.
Does Winter to Spring Wellness accept insurance?
Yes, we do! We accept many major insurance plans, including Blue Cross, Anthem, Optum, United, Aetna. This can vary by the provider. To view what insurance plans your preferred clinician accepts, please view their profile page for more information.
What can I expect from my first session?
The initial session is the time for you to begin establishing rapport with your therapist. Furthermore, the initial session is where the therapist gathers vital information regarding the presenting concerns, goals, history and mental wellness. The allowed time frame for the initial visit is approximately 55-60 minutes.
Can I pick the therapist I would like to work with myself?
Absolutely! We want your sessions to be successful and will tailor them to your needs. You can review our provider profiles online, or you can give us a call, and we’ll offer guidance based on specialties and certifications.
How long do I have to be in therapy?
You don’t have to do anything! If you want to make meaningful changes to your life and relationships, the length of treatment is based on your needs and goals. Your therapist will work with you to identify a treatment plan that suits your timeline. We promise we won’t keep you for longer than needed.

"When someone with the authority of a teacher, say, describes the world and you are not in it, there is a moment of psychic disequilibrium, as if you looked in the mirror and saw nothing. It takes some strength of soul--and not just individual strength, but collective understanding--to resist this void, this non-being, into which you are thrust, and to stand up, demanding to be seen and heard." Adrienne Rich

Get in Touch

Currently offering:
Telehealth Sessions; In Person Sessions


[email protected]
(828) 827-7239

My currently accepted insurances:
BCBS & Aetna
Private Pay: $160 Individual Session ($210 Private Pay) 

Open Hours

Mon – Fri — 8:00am – 9:00pm
Saturday — 9:00am – 3:00pm
Sunday — 9:00am – 3:00pm

5 Ravenscroft Drive, Ste. 102

Asheville, NC 28801