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Polly Cox

(she/her)

Polly Cox profile image
LICSW
10 years of experience
Authentic
Humorous
Virtual
I am a Clinical Social Worker licensed in North Carolina, Ohio, and Alabama. I graduated from the Joint Master's Program at the University of NC at Greensboro and North Carolina A&T State University. I am biracial/bicultural: White/Native American( Enrolled member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina). I've been working in mental health in various community roles for 15 years and I also volunteer with my local Native American Organization. I have experience in helping adults with anxiety, depression, family conflict, stress, motivation, and self-esteem. Based on my background, I also have a special focus on individuals who are Indigenous or identifying as bicultural/biracial as well as working with individuals who are dealing with grief, loss, caregiver stress, and bariatric surgery. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Those who identify as bicultural, Black, Native American, African American, BIPOC, QTBIPOC, LGBTQIA+, ability diverse, and all who have been historically marginalized and minoritized are supported.

Next available: Jun 19

Amy White

(she/her)

Amy White profile image
LICSW
11 years of experience
Direct
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello! I am Amy White, a Licensed Clinical Social Work. I received my degree from University of Texas at Arlington and have worked in the field for 11 years. I have had my private practice for five years. I strive to foster a safe environment to discuss any/all topics that will help my clients achieve an even happier and healthier life.

Next available: Jun 18

Yulia Roe, LCSW, MRT

(she/her)

Yulia Roe, LCSW, MRT profile image
LICSW
7 years of experience
Direct
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
Welcome! I am Yulia, a Clinical Social Worker licensed in Virginia, Alabama, and Missouri with over 6 years of experience in mental health in a variety of settings. I am here to help you overcome challenges that you are currently facing. Our life journey may surprise us with many joyful and positive experiences, but there are certainly times when we stumble upon disappointments, stressful life events, health concerns, loss of a loved one, or traumatic experiences that bring us down to our knees and make us question the fairness of life itself and our place in it. If you can relate, you have come to a right place and I applaud you for finding strengths to reach out for help.

Next available: Jun 17

Serlina D James

Serlina D James profile image
LICSW
12 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
I'm an Integrative Wellness Practitioner and a certified Trauma Therapist. My goal is to provide a safe space for you to come to learn healthy coping strategies to manage daily stressors. I would be honored to be a part of your healing, your growth and your journey to Total Wellness. I have more than a decade of counseling and Life Coach experience. I am a strength's based, person-centered clinician with a passion to share my knowledge and expertise with you to create your path to living your best life. I will guide you in enhancing self awareness and increasing your ability to identify strengths and resources to manage stressors, overcome challenges and practice self-loving practices. As we work together, you will increase self-awareness, learn healthy coping strategies to manage stressors, remove barriers, heal from trauma, find inner peace and begin living the life you deserve. If you are looking to enhance your quality of life, I would be delighted to be a part of your journey to Wellness. I am here to help. Contact me to get started on your journey to living a balanced life filled with self-love, prosperity, peace and purpose.

Next available: Jun 24

Antwan T. Dixon

(he/him)

Antwan T. Dixon profile image
LPC
11 years of experience
Authentic
Open-minded
Empowering
Virtual
Hi my name is Antwan and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPC-S) in the state of Alabama and a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Georgia. I have been in the counseling profession for over a decade. Along with being a licensed therapist I teach as an adjunct professor in the graduate program for Counseling and Human Studies at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). My primary therapy approach is person-centered therapy. I help adult clients between the ages of 18-64 years old utilize identifiable resources on becoming aware of self by helping them to resolve barriers to personal growth. My primary areas of focus are mental health, substance abuse, gay/lesbian issues, anxiety, and depression.

Next available: Jun 17

Dr. Jaketra Bryant

(she/her)

Dr. Jaketra Bryant profile image
LPC
13 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
Dr. Jaketra Bryant, a distinguished Diversity Strategic Leadership Coach, Consultant, and Licensed Professional Counselor, stands as a globally recognized speaker and advocate for equity and inclusion matters. Possessing a comprehensive background in Biology and Psychology Pre-medicine, along with a Master's in Community Counseling and a Doctorate in Leadership, she has dedicated more than a decade to empowering countless clients in reconstructing and reshaping their destined lives through a holistic approach to mind, body, and spirit. With an unwavering commitment, Dr. Bryant guides individuals and organizations through transformative journeys, liberating them to serve not only themselves but also their workplaces and communities. Her educational prowess and expertise transcend the norm, inspiring individuals to connect with their authentic selves across all spheres Dr. Jaketra Bryant specializes in assisting clients recovering from narcissistic relationships and uncovering family dysfunction. She provides a safe space for clients to rebuild self-worth, untangle destructive patterns, and transition from toxic attractions. Her expertise extends to exploring generational trauma's impact on feelings of undervaluation, unworthiness, codependency, and people-pleasing tendencies. In my off time, I enjoy writing, reading, and speaking to large groups for training. I also have been doing CrossFit for 4 years and enjoy a great workout and fun talks.

Next available: Jun 24

April Chapel

April Chapel profile image
LPC
8 years of experience
Virtual
Are you a Christian woman in your 40s-50s experiencing emotional distress after a hard breakup or Narcissistic abuse? Are you looking for support but feeling judged by your faith community? Do you have self-condemning thoughts and doubt your value and worth, but WANT to have positive feelings toward yourself? Do you feel emotionally overconnected to another person and want your sense of independence back? Then YOU are the kind of client I enjoy working with! Together, we can evaluate and dispute negative thoughts and beliefs, resolve spiritual crises, break trauma bonds, and find acceptance for realities unlikely to change. I specialize in treating self-esteem, codependency, and divorce. I love working with clients to heal from trauma, resolve anger, and find acceptance for unrealized expectations. Middle-aged Christian women who have experienced physical, emotional, verbal or narcissistic abuse are my primary focus. I use spiritually informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy to help clients identify abuse, set boundaries, heal from trauma, resolve anger, and find acceptance for unrealized expectations. I provide practical, therapeutic, and spiritual interventions. Potential clients should know that I provide a safe, goal-oriented environment to work toward wholeness without judgment or criticism. Together we consider biblical truths and find ways to apply them to mental health. We will identify, evaluate, and dispute thoughts, beliefs, and behaviors that conflict with God's grace, truth, and love. of focus include fear, anger, guilt, grief, shame, stress, forgiveness, self-esteem, relationship loss, divorce and hopelessness. I open sessions with prayer. Successful treatment completion looks like you have met your therapy goals and are routinely staying inside your window of tolerance (the optimal level of arousal for emotions, memories, thoughts, experiences, and people) that you can endure without destabilizing. Visit my website, www.growingingrace.life to view video podcasts. I'm happy to answer questions through email before scheduling an appointment. I am completely virtual in my practice and meet with clients via distance counseling only. I provide handouts, prayers, and worksheets for therapy homework between sessions to reinforce skills acquired in sessions.

Next available: Jun 20

natasha smith

(she/her)

natasha smith profile image
LPC
10 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed therapist with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress, anxiety, family and relationship conflict, motivation, self esteem and confidence, depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Next available: Jun 20

Rebecca Edwards

Rebecca Edwards profile image
LICSW
6 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Authentic
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I graduated with my Master's Degree for the University of South Florida. I have experience working with adult and adolescents dealing with depression, anxiety, substance abuse, self-esteem, life changes and other challenges. I specialize in working with women and men who are experiencing depression, anxiety, stress, relationship issues, negative self-image. I work with clients to help them discover their true self, underneath the expectations they have placed on themselves or feel pressure from others. I will meet you where you are in your journey, and will facilitate the changes to help you be a happier and healthier version of yourself.

Next available: Jun 27

Sparkle Cunningham

Sparkle Cunningham profile image
LICSW
14 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
Feeling the need to talk about what matters to you? Life's transitions, stressors, worries, and fears are on everybody's mind. In session, we focus on renewing, restoring, and reviving the most important person...you. I am strong in the areas of increasing your ability to become self-aware and more confident. Through therapy we can explore areas of your life that help you to build a deeper understanding of self. This will lead to better problem-solving skills and being able to find ways to restore yourself. I like to deal with your concerns and let you guide us on where we need to go in therapy. I am open and ready to work with you in a focused, yet gentle way. I inspire people of color to embrace who they are and be more confident in themselves. I embrace all and help you understand that your inner healing helps in dealing with everyday stressors. Let's start reviving.

Next available: Jun 17

Michael S. Rosenbaum, Ph.D.

Michael S. Rosenbaum, Ph.D. profile image
PhD
40 years of experience
Virtual
Sometimes people experience emotional problems (e.g., anxiety, depression), behavioral problems (e.g., overeating, smoking), or relationship problems (e.g., excessive arguing, poor communication) that interfere with their daily functioning. These difficulties result from the interaction of biological, learning, behavioral, and environmental factors, which influence patterns of thinking and behaving. Negative life events can contribute to the development of self-defeating patterns of thinking and behaving, which some people can have difficulty changing. In my work, which I have been practicing for 40 years, I help people identify these self-defeating patterns and develop strategies for dealing with them. I emphasize the importance of practicing these strategies consistently, with the goal of handling emotions more effectively and behaving in more responsible and healthy ways. I focus on life pattern changes with respect to relationships, depression, anxiety, anger control, impulse control, and stress management.

Next available: Jun 17

Ian Rivera

Ian Rivera profile image
LICSW
10 years of experience
Solution oriented
Challenging
Open-minded
Virtual
My name is Ian Rivera. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Master Level Certified Addiction Professional (MCAP) for the State of Florida. I am licensed as an LCSW in the following states: Florida, Wisconsin, Virginia, Tennessee, Arizona, and Alabama. Throughout my career, I have worked in various settings, helping people overcome of life and find a way to be a better version of themselves. I have experience working with people of all ages and with various types of mentally challenging illnesses. My goal is to help you become the best version of yourself while finding solutions to overcome the challenges you face on a daily basis.

Next available: Jun 16

Maria Cevallos

(she/her)

Maria Cevallos profile image
LICSW
3 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
I am a bilingual LCSW with over 10 years of experience working in the human services field; focusing on mental health, behavior, and non-profit work. I grew up in Los Angeles, Ca., completed my Master of Social Work at Fordham University in the Bronx, NY., and currently reside in Ocala, Fl. As an LCSW I treat clients from across the lifespan with varying therapeutic needs by applying an integrative approach to treatment. Some of my areas of experience include treating family systems and individuals navigating intergenerational trauma, parents and children dealing with challenging behavior, neurodivergent populations, and individuals with a desire to better understand themselves and the maladaptive behaviors causing distress, mood issues, and anxiety. Areas of specialty include working with young adults navigating life after high school, parenting individuals/partners, and those who identify as Latina women struggling to balance relationships, family, individual needs, and independence. I believe that everyone and their experiences are unique, this is why I meet clients where they are in their life journey, empowering them to find and enhance solutions and coping skills that meet their needs. Although I am trained in CBT and DBT these interventions are only a part of my integrative approach to treatment. Client-centered care remains at the center of treatment; as there is not one single intervention that is best for all. Your treatment is yours, together we will create a treatment plan that empowers you.

Next available: Jun 21

Gina Porter

Gina Porter profile image
LICSW
20 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Open-minded
Virtual
Unresolved experiences and feelings can influence you in many ways, affecting your emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual well being. It can become difficult to develop healthy relationships, improve life situations, and take good care of yourself. Over the past 20 years, I have worked in a variety of treatment settings including inpatient/outpatient mental health and substance abuse. I offer a safe, nonjudgmental, and empowering environment to allow full expression and resolution of feelings and thoughts. Treatment is tailored to your specific needs, and is paced at a level in which you feel comfortable. I hope to assist you on your path to develop lifelong changes, and become the person you want to be.

Next available: Jun 18

Khalilah Garrett, LCSW, LICSW

(she/her)

Khalilah Garrett, LCSW, LICSW profile image
LICSW
16 years of experience
Empowering
Open-minded
Virtual
Khalilah has always known that her role in the Mental Health Industry was a “calling” not just a choice. Khalilah is passionate about assisting her clients with improving their quality of life and daily functioning during the most delicate and vulnerable episodes in their lives. Khalilah assists adults, couples and families with developing coping strategies, mental health/interpersonal skills, and techniques to mitigate life stressors and mental health symptomology that negatively impact personal functioning and quality of life. Khalilah is a trauma treatment specialist and focuses on the effective treatment for those that have endured sexual, physical, emotional, childhood and domestic abuse. Khalilah utilizes evidenced based psychotherapies such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Attachment Theory, Psychodynamic Theory and Family Systems Theory. However, Khalilah would consider herself to be an Integrative Psychotherapist, which means that Khalilah utilizes a variety of orientations and therapies according to the client’s individual needs.

Next available: Jun 17

Delia Hearon

(she/her)

Delia Hearon profile image
LICSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
I am Delia, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker experienced in anxiety, depression, grief counseling and trauma. I believe that everybody, everywhere, deserves to live a happy and healthy life. A life beyond the grips of anxiety, tortures of depression, and trauma. A life full of productivity and filled with laughter. When this is not so, as often is the case in our lives, I am always driven by compassion to help the individual. This is my passion and my life’s mission.

Next available: Jun 26

Katherine Andrade

Katherine Andrade profile image
LICSW
27 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Greetings, my name is Dr. Katherine Andrade, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have 27 years of experience working in Medical, Health, Mental Health, and Substance Use. I have worked as a school, mental health, medical, and military social worker. I have a Master's and Doctorate degrees in Social Work. I specialize in working with adults/seniors with mental health and substance use challenges as well as family issues, stress, adjusting to medical challenges, and military/veteran issues.

Next available: Jun 28

Raven Brown-Mckinney

(she/her)

Raven Brown-Mckinney profile image
LICSW
10 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Life Coach with 15+ years’ experience partnering with individuals, families, adolescents, and women to help them reach their goals and live more fulfilling and healthy lives. Dealing with stress, depression, work, family or personal issues? Balancing work, family, friends, and life can be overwhelming. Partnering with a therapist to overcome life's challenges can be essential to living a healthy and fulfilling life.

Next available: Jul 10

Faith Richardson

Faith Richardson profile image
LPC
10 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Professional Counsellor (LPC) based in Georgia. I also am licensed in the states of Alabama and Florida. I help individuals struggling with stress, family dynamics, and life transitions become the best versions of themselves. I also provide couples counseling to those who are struggling with communication, trust, and intimacy. Many people enjoy coming to me to address spirituality and faith matters.

Next available: Jun 19

Emilio Yonta

(he/him)

Emilio Yonta profile image
LICSW
44 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, I am a licensed clinical social worker in FL, AL, TN, and SC. I received my MSW degree from Barry University in Miami Shores, Miami, FL. and I have over 40 years of practice experience. I have extensive experience in community and emergency mental health, crisis intervention. I was in private practice for 21 years serving individuals, couples, families, community agencies and municipalities. While in private practice I also became a life coach and personal fitness trainer developing a unique approach to behavior and life style change. I combined my clinical experience with life coaching and personal fitness training and formed a program called Your Life in Focus. This paradigm became an extremely effective approach to help individuals make significant and sustained life-style changes. My experience, and creative approaches can have important and meaningful impact on your life.

Next available: Jun 19

LaSonja Carter

LaSonja Carter profile image
LPC
20 years of experience
Virtual
I have extensive experience in serving adults, adolescents, children, and families by providing mental health counseling, domestic violence prevention, substance use prevention, addiction recovery, career counseling, family support, career coaching and education. I enjoy live theater productions, watching classic movies, reading biographies, listening to music, traveling, and spending time with family. I will look forward to working with you soon.

Next available: Jun 17

Sharise M Bijou

(she/her)

Sharise M Bijou profile image
LICSW
16 years of experience
Virtual
I am a licensed clinical social worker with 16 years of professional work experience. I am trained to work with multiple specialties; such as trauma/PTSD, anxiety, depression, communication, relationship problems, substance use disorders, confidence, work stress, sleep issues, and a lot more. I believe in constantly enhancing my clinical skills to accomplish my mission of helping as many people as I can to heal. I am trained in Cognitive Processing Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Prolonged Exposure, EMDR, DBT, Emotional Focused Couples Therapy, ADHD (adults only who have previously been diagnosed), Narcissistic Abuse and Personality disorders, and Internal Family Systems. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support and empower you in that journey. Success looks different to everyone, so together we will work on a plan to get you to where you want to be. I look forward to supporting you on your healing journey.

Next available: Jul 13

Bill Massey

(he/him)

Bill Massey profile image
LICSW
30 years of experience
Virtual
My name is Bill Massey and I am a licensed clinical social worker practicing in west central Georgia and east central Alabama. I graduated from the University of Georgia's MSW program in 1993 and became an LCSW in 1996. I have worked in home health and hospice for most of my career with a strong emphasis on geriatrics and dementia care. I have experience in inpatient psychiatric settings and residential services as well. I am looking to fill a niche that I have seen wanting attention for some time. For many years I have seen elders and their families in their homes but had to refer out any counseling other than crisis intervention to outpatient therapists. The problem is that I have been referring homebound people for outpatient therapy. This is not effective for many reasons. With the help of Grow Therapy, I intend to offer my services of counseling and case management to people in the comfort of their own homes. I will become a mobile mental health provider to serve a population that has gone largely underserved for all too long. My coverage area for in-home therapy will be Lee, Russell, and Chambers counties in Alabama as well as Muscogee, Chattahoochee, and Harris Counties in Georgia. I am opening up limited appointment times for virtual counseling as of mid May 2024.

Next available: Jun 17

Jamie Ellis

(she/her)

Jamie Ellis profile image
LICSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! My name is Jamie Ellis and I am a licensed clinical social worker. I received my masters in social work from Florida State University. I have been practicing mental health counseling for 10 plus years in all types of setting from inpatient psych to outpatient individual therapy. I love to help people. I love to use my extensive knowledge to encourage and help people heal. I have had experience with all ages but perfer to work with adults 18 years older.

Next available: Jun 28

Shalisa Grantham

(she/her)

Shalisa Grantham profile image
LICSW
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
I am licensed in Alabama and Virginia with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I have provided counseling for children, teens, families and couples. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Next available: Jun 17

Susan Picart

(she/her)

Susan Picart profile image
LICSW
24 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
Is your worrying, depression, or anger taking over your life? Is the loss of a loved one too painful to cope? Are you trying to find a solution to a damaged marriage or relationship? Is it difficult to stay calm and composed when angry? Seeing a professional is one of the best decisions you can ever make for yourself. I'm not here to issue judgement, but to focus on getting you back to a happier and more fulfilled life. I can help you cope but I can also help you conquer the overwhelming stressors in your life. My job is simple. It's to help you get back to living your BEST life. I understand that anger, depression, anxiety, grief, and broken relationships can derail even the strongest person. It's not easy, but it's possible! My current practice is an extension of my work in Toronto, Memphis, Cincinnati, and New York. Since 1999 I have worked with individuals, couples, children and families, suffering from depression, anxiety, anger, grief, shame, and trauma. Let's get you back to living your best life.

Next available: Jun 17

Joe Hupp LISW-S, LCSW, LICSW, LSCSW, LMSW, LIMHP, LCSW-C, ACSW

(he/him)

Joe Hupp LISW-S, LCSW, LICSW, LSCSW, LMSW, LIMHP, LCSW-C, ACSW profile image
LICSW
20 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Virtual
Hello, I am Joe and I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker, with the ability to serve those located throughout the United States. My aim to to ensure that each and every session be approach with comfort, finding solutions and getting you to feel better with whatever associated problem you are experiencing. It may be overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. We can work together to find a solution to getting you to feel better!

Next available: Jun 28

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