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Renee Tong

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LCSW
15 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Renee Tong, LCSW, LISW is a highly skilled and compassionate clinical therapist dedicated to providing exceptional mental health care and support to adults over age 18, and seniors and is LGBTQ-friendly. Her private practice began in 2007. With a wealth of experience and a profound understanding of human behavior, Renee is committed to helping her clients navigate life's challenges and achieve personal growth. Renee earned her Master's degree in Social Work from Barry University, Florida, equipping her with a solid foundation in evidence-based therapeutic techniques and theories. She went on to obtain her clinical licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), demonstrating her commitment to professional excellence and ethical practice. She is currently licensed in the following states: Florida, Arizona, Virginia, Massachusetts, North Carolina, South Carolina, Washington, Oregon, Ohio, and Kansas. Throughout her career, Renee has successfully assisted clients from diverse backgrounds and with a wide range of mental health concerns. Her expertise spans various areas, including life transitions, anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, grief and loss, self-esteem struggles, Stress and worry, Caregiver stress, PTSD, Trauma, ACOA (Adult Child of Alcoholic or Drug Addict), addictions, Relapse Prevention, Dual Diagnosis, Grief, Shame and Guilt, Abandonment issues, Betrayal, Codependency, Toxic Relationships, Postpartum Depression, and Infertility-informed. By employing a holistic and client-centered approach, Renee fosters a safe and non-judgmental space for individuals to explore their emotions, thoughts, and experiences. Renee's therapeutic style combines empathy, active listening, and collaboration, ensuring that each client's unique needs and goals are addressed effectively. She employs evidence-based interventions such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness techniques, solution-focused therapy to promote personal insight, resilience, inner child wound work, narrative therapy, attachment style theory method along with client center humanistic approach towards positive change.

Next available: Jun 20

Prem Nikoniuk

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LPC
24 years of experience
Solution oriented
Direct
Authentic
Virtual
A psychotherapist with over 24 years of experience, I have discovered that my passion, purpose, and personality are the perfect recipe for positively impacting the lives of those whom I serve. My natural ability to connect with others, coupled with my unwavering dedication to meeting their needs, has proven to be a powerful combination. Through my work, I have helped countless individuals overcome their challenges and achieve their goals. It is truly an honor to have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of those I serve, and I am committed to providing the highest level of care possible. my primary goal is to provide effective and compassionate care to my clients. I am committed to creating a safe and non-judgmental space where individuals can explore their thoughts and emotions to gain self-understanding. I believe in maintaining a collaborative and client-centered approach to therapy, tailoring my interventions and techniques to each client’s unique needs and goals. My ongoing professional development and commitment to evidence-based practices ensure that I provide the best possible care to my clients. My mission is to promote healing and personal growth for my clients, and I work tirelessly to achieve this goal in every session.

Next available: Jun 15

Rebecca Edwards

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LCSW
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 23

Michelle Maddalozzo

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LCSW
11 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
Michelle Maddalozzo is an LCSW in private practice in Illinois. She holds a Masters in Social Work from the University of Chicago and a Doctorate in Social Work from the University of Tennessee. Michelle has been working with mood disorders, depression, anxiety, and trauma for over the past ten years while specializing in military mental health. She incorporates different treatment modalities into her work, with an emphasis on body-oriented techniques. She sees adults and adolescents for individual therapy. She has successfully worked with many diverse clients, who presented such issues as depression, anxiety, traumatic stress (including experiences of domestic violence, sexual assault, adult survivors of childhood abuse, medical trauma, and single or complex incident traumas such as car accidents/combat), grief, relationship difficulties, difficulty transitioning to parenthood, college or career. Michelle has a strong passion for helping individuals meet their life goals and uses evidence-based practice and body-oriented techniques to help clients manage their challenges, celebrate the joy, and recognize their full potential, self-esteem, and stress management.

Next available: Jul 2

Val Seitz

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LCSW
20 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and have worked as a Therapist for the past 21 years. I received my Masters from Arizona State University 2003. I have worked with the military population and their families since 2006. I also have vast experience with virtual and in person therapy with the civilian adult population, addressing and treating a variety of common, daily life struggles

Next available: Jun 20

Peggy Bissing

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LPC
8 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, my name is Peggy Bissing and I am licensed professional counselor in Texas, Missouri and Alaska. I am a licensed chemical dependency counselor in the state of Texas and Mental Behavioral Telehealth Counselor in Idaho. I have often told my client's that my soul's purpose on earth is to prevent suffering and to help people live happier lives. I am excited to assist you on your healing journey.

Next available: Jun 19

Trina McDonald

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LPC
10 years of experience
Empowering
Intelligent
Virtual
My name is Trina McDonald and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and I have certification as a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist. I have experience working with various populations through my employment with Social Services, The Division of Prisons, Camp Lejeune Military Base, Outpatient Treatment Facilities, and as a State Certified HIV Case Manager. I work in partnership with the client to impact change using an eclectic approach foundationally based in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. My interests include reading, meeting new people, traveling, and watching television the 70's, 80's and 90's. I My favorite quote comes from Mark Twain who wrote, "There are two important days in your life; the day you were born and the day you find out why." This quote I believe in as I feel it speaks to purpose and being born on purpose and not by mistake. I work with a client to build a therapeutic rapport as I feel this to be essential to making therapeutic gains. I embrace the elements of unconditional positive regard, being authentic and genuine, and empathy to help build that therapeutic rapport with a client. I consider listening, patience, acceptance, and honest communication, and observing healthy boundaries as my greater strengths. I look forward to working each potential client in navigating through challenges to obtain mental, emotional, physical, spiritual, and social well-being.

Next available: Jun 17

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