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Robert Price

(he/him)

Robert Price profile image
LPCC
30 years of experience
Virtual
I have approximately 30 years of experience in virtually all clinical settings. I began my career working in a juvenile penitentiary (referred to as a 'youth development center) and after almost 6 years, left that setting and moved on to new opportunities. Along the way, I worked with group homes, foster homes, substance abuse treatment programs, and even provided treatment in a sexual offender treatment program. In 2004 I went solely into private practice and currently operate two offices. I also provided on-site services to businesses that suffer a death or other disruptive event; I have provided over 170 of these services in four states during the last several years. While you don't need any faith to see me, I also offer Christian Counseling. Finally, I am a US Army veteran and understand the challenges and needs of veterans. I operate under a practical approach that seeks to build on a person's strengths to achieve realistic, measurable goals. I utilize primarily cognitive behavioral therapy and reality therapy to help my clients achieve their goals and to live life more fully.

Next available: Apr 18

Kandace Barkham

(she/her)

Kandace Barkham profile image
LCSW
5 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Direct
Virtual
I am a licensed LCSW/LCADCA in Kentucky with 6 years of clinical work experience and over 5 years of working with various populations. I attended Bellarmine University with a concentration in Psychology. I have a BSW and an MSSW from The Kent School of Social Work. I have experience in helping clients heal through stress, anxiety, substance abuse, childhood/lifetime trauma, PTSD, borderline personality, depression, self-esteem, family conflict, sexual dysfunction, professional career stress, and anger management. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment/shame. Authenticity and acceptance of self is a superpower that allows you to accomplish amazing things. I specialize in Trauma/Addiction/mental health with a focus on skill-building, self-compassion, and trauma-informed care. I am sex-positive and inclusive in all sessions. Taking the steps to seek a better life can be scary and hard. We can be afraid and do hard things at the same time. I am here to support you in that process and help you embrace how beautiful life can be. I am open to discussing sliding scale options for those who wish to pursue private pay.

Next available: Apr 20

Shameka Sells-Moore

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Shameka Sells-Moore profile image
LPCC
10 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
312 North Mulbe...
87 mi
I am Shameka. I am a therapist who knows all too well that life can be overwhelming. As your therapist, I can help you deal with life's changes without judgment. My goal is to assist you with enhancing your life and discovering your purpose. I offer flexible scheduling, as I know that life does not fit between the hours of 9-5, Monday - Friday.

Next available: Apr 19

Scott Hargan

Scott Hargan profile image
LCSW
7 years of experience
Empowering
Open-minded
Warm
Virtual
Hello and Welcome! I have a fairly structured therapy style using a strengths approach and supportive therapy. I use worksheets, texts, and workbooks as tools along with multiple therapy models to assist my clients with their journey to a happier, more fulfilling life. My passion is to help my clients achieve their goals and improve their daily functioning. I am happy to work with individuals, families, couples, and teens. I am licensed in Indiana and Kentucky and you can also reach me at www.kyanacounseling.com. "There is nothing impossible for those who will try" -Alexander the Great I also like inspirational quotes and a really good belly laugh!😀

Next available: Apr 17

MJB THERAPY

MJB THERAPY profile image
LCSW
7 years of experience
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Empowering
Virtual
HAVE YOU EVER WONDER "HOW DID I GET HERE"? That's a good question and you are on to something there. I am a therapist who can help you with exploring that Journey. I help men and women manage anxiety and depression. Together, we can identify what's not working and get you back to balance. We'll use a whole self approach, addressing the needs of your mind, body and spirit. I also integrate an acceptance and commitment therapy approach to help you develop a stronger relationship with yourself. As a military combat veteran who has a wealth of experience from an international worldview, the Solution Focus approach is a specialization that can be mastered with your investment. Whether you're dealing with overwhelm, relationship issues or cycles of anxiety and depression, I'm here to help. Seeking therapy can feel scary but you're making the right choice. You deserve a safe space to heal and grow. In our sessions together, I'll meet you with compassion and evidence-based techniques so you can overcome the hangups and habits holding you back. Let's work together!

Next available: Apr 18

Jenna Meeks

Jenna Meeks profile image
LPCC
9 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
2500 Holt Road,...
248 mi
As a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Supervisor with a Master's degree from Lindsey Wilson College, I bring expertise and empathy to our therapeutic journey. My background as a substance use counselor prior to pursuing my Master's has equipped me with a unique understanding of addiction and trauma. I prioritize building genuine rapport and trust with my clients, creating a safe space where we can collaboratively process life's events and work towards healing and growth together.

Next available: Apr 18

Dashira Griffith

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Dashira Griffith profile image
LCSW
5 years of experience
Virtual
I am an Afro-Latina therapist who has experienced working with the Latino community and the United Stated communities. I have worked with organizations that provide community mental health services as an outpatient therapist. I worked with Client from ages 6 to 65+. I am a compassionate therapist who is here to support and accompany you through your journey of healing and self-discovery. I obtained my master degree from University of Louisville in Social Work and I am licensed the state of Indiana and Kentucky.

Next available: Apr 18

Angie Olson

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Angie Olson profile image
LCSW
6 years of experience
Virtual
Hello. My name is Angie Olson and am a licensed clinical social worker, LCSW. I’m located in Louisville, Kentucky and grew up in Southern California. I graduated with a bachelors in social work from the University of Southern Indiana in 2008 and graduated with a masters from Spalding University in 2012. I have six years experience providing individual and group therapy. Therapy is not just a job for me, it’s a passion.

Next available: Apr 18

Victoria L. Ewing

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LCSW
18 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I am Victoria Ewing, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, that graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Master's in Social Work and an Undergraduate Degree in Social Work. I am licensed in the State of Kentucky since July 2007 and in the State of Nevada since October 2023. I have worked in outpatient primary care clinics, addiction clinics, medical and psychiatric hospitals, in-home therapy, private practice, and community mental health.

Next available: Apr 23

Tina Jones-Wallace

(she/her)

Tina Jones-Wallace profile image
LPCC
15 years of experience
Virtual
My name is Tina Jones-Wallace and I am a LPCC-S in the state of KY. I have been a therapist for more than 15 years and I have a well versed amount of experience in a lot of different areas. I originally worked at a community mental health center where I gained a large portion of this experience. I have been doing telehealth in some form for 3 years now. I am a therapist that wants a client to see progress in themselves and to learn techniques through counseling that makes them more equipped to better deal with barriers that are in their lives. I am very laid back and I am able to do a good job at holding people responsible for their actions in a nurturing way that does not cause more negativity in a person's life. I whole heartedly believe that no one is a diagnosis but is a human that suffers from life lessons. I like to meet my clients where they are and be a team.

Next available: Apr 18

Nerissa Pratt Franklin

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Nerissa Pratt Franklin profile image
LPCC
21 years of experience
Virtual
I have over 20 years of experience and provide a safe, nonjudgmental space to adults and couples. I am CBT certified but utilize a blend of therapeutic approaches for clients to gain support and help developing skills .I am very passionate about empowering my clients to maneuver through any hindrances to inner peace and self-love. Let me help you develop skills to get you through some of those difficult transitions. Skills that will empower you and strengthen your foundation in preparation for the expected and unexpected twists and turns of life.

Next available: Apr 22

Daniel Alpiger

(he/him)

Daniel Alpiger profile image
LCSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 10 years of experience serving multiple populations including clients struggling through financial hardship, life changes, relationship issues, emotional/ physical abuse/trauma, diagnosis of a serious mental illness in the family, and depression/ anxiety. I graduated from the University of Texas A&M - Commerce and am currently licensed in Kentucky and Texas. I believe the bravest and most fulfilling way to grow is to "do the work" and I look forward to assisting clients in that journey in every way that I can.

Next available: Apr 23

Jacqueline Mitchell, M.A., LPCC

Jacqueline Mitchell, M.A., LPCC profile image
LPCC
14 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Humorous
Virtual
My name is Jacqueline. I am a licensed clinical mental health therapist in Kentucky. I have been in this field for 14 years and have a genuine passion for the work I do. While I specialize in addiction, trauma and grief, I have worked with individuals on an individual as well as group level, focusing on a variety of areas of mental health issues. My approach is more of an eclectic approach. I do not insist on using any particular modality for each client, but rather, I like to development my approach and methods toward and around the individual needs of each specific client I serve. I find fulfillment in being able to help those in need, to overcome obstacles they are faced with. Everyone deserves to find their place of happiness and true contentment and to be able to reach the highest level of satisfaction in themselves and where their lives are at and going. It can be difficult to see and experience when you are weighed down with all the stressors life presents. I look forward to meeting you and being able to go on your journey with you.

Next available: Apr 19

Scott Whittle

(he/him)

Scott Whittle profile image
LMFT
30 years of experience
Virtual
Hello there! My name is Scott. If you are feeling, anxious, depressed, or distressed; if your relationships are struggling or out of balance; if your past is showing up in the present; if you are giving way too much; if your emotions are all over the place; if self-medicating has you numbed out; if your self care is suffering or nonexistent …I am here to help. I provide judgment-free, care to individuals, couples and families in need of a safe, relational space to heal, grow and move beyond the “same ol’, same olds” way of life. Together we will figure out an action plan for creating the life and relationships you want.

Next available: Apr 18

Zoe Prowell

(she/her)

Zoe Prowell profile image
LCSW
10 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
I am a therapist specializing in adult mental health and addiction disorders. I have 10 years of experience providing individual, family, group, and couples therapy. I have worked in both inpatient and outpatient environments. Here at Grow I offer individual and couples counseling. Individual counseling is billed through insurance or self-pay at $100 per hour. Couples counseling is self-pay only at $150 per hour. There is a no show fee of $100. There is a late cancellation (less than 24 hours) fee of $100. My mission is to be used by God to help others reach their highest potential and purpose in life; to represent and teach tolerance, respect, and harmony; and to promote social and economic justice. I believe that all people regardless of race, culture, age, gender, religion, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation are entitled to basic rights and fair, humane treatment. I believe that all members of society should have the same basic rights, protections, opportunities, obligations, and social benefits. My practice is governed by the belief that you are a valuable human being. You have the right to express your ideas and opinions openly and honestly. You have the right to direct and govern your life. You have the right to stand up for yourself without anxiety and make choices that are good for you. You have the right to change your mind. You have the right to not be liked by everyone. You have the right to be wrong. You have the right to make requests and refuse them without feeling guilty. You have the right to ask for information. You have the right not to be responsible for others’ behaviors, actions, feelings, or problems.

Next available: Apr 20

Enrica Thomas

(she/her)

Enrica Thomas profile image
LMFT
15 years of experience
Virtual
I am a solution-focused, strengths-based, systemic, and experiential family therapist specializing in EMDR, Motivational Interviewing, and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy. My clients experience a client-centered and client-led experience where they are treated as the expert of their life and together we uncover the frustrations, disappointments and challenges of life that interfere with their ability to live their best life possible.

Next available: Apr 18

Kimberly Hayes

(she/her)

Kimberly Hayes profile image
LCSW
10 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Challenging
Virtual
Kimberly completed her Master’s Degree in Social Work at the University of Louisville. She has over 15 years of clinical experience across a variety of settings including outpatient specialty clinics, crisis intervention, structured outpatient programs, inpatient psychiatric facilities, large non-profits, and private practice. Kimberly has also taught social work and related courses at the Eastern Kentucky University and Kentucky State University. ​ Kimberly has a broad range of clinical experience working with individuals and groups during her professional career in the following areas: Depression Bipolar Disorder Anxiety Disorders Substance Use Disorders Anger and Stress Management Trauma and Abuse Suicide Assessment and Risk Reduction Group Psychotherapy Couple’s Conflict

Next available: Apr 27

Liz Drain

Liz Drain profile image
LPCC
8 years of experience
Authentic
Humorous
Virtual
Hi, I'm Liz. Do you have trouble calming your mind and stopping your rushing thoughts? Do you have trouble focusing and juggling work and personal obligations? Do you see how a lack of self-love and confidence makes life harder to handle? Do you often feel weight down by feelings of anxiety or depression? Are you struggling to overcome communication challenges in your relationship? Can you imagine what life would be like if you were more confident and happier? Life can feel a lot different when “Thinking leads to feeling if we think differently, then we feel differently”. There is nothing you wouldn’t do for things to feel normal again. You don’t have to go at it alone, together we will work on strategies that allow you to address and overcome challenges. Together, we can identify what's not working and make changes to help you regain a sense of control over your life. I'm here to support you, whether you're going through periods of anxiety and despair, overwhelm, or relationship problems. It can be intimidating to seek counseling, but you have made the first and most important step by reaching out for help. I provide a safe place for you to heal and develop. I'll approach you with compassion and use strategies that have been proven effective so you may get over the shackles and routines holding you back.

Next available: Apr 19

Chris Copas

Chris Copas profile image
LPCC
22 years of experience
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Open-minded
Virtual
Hi, I'm Chris, a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC-S) with over 20 years of experience in the mental health field helping individuals with a wide range of emotional and life issues. I use evidence-based therapeutic strategies as well as a person-centered approach to individualize your needs, abilities and means to achieve your goals. If you are A) looking for an honest ally, who can offer hope while centering on achievable goals B) In need of an empathetic ear but open to learning how to problem-solve C) wanting a better understanding of yourself, your thoughts and feelings - then we might be a good match. Wondering if telehealth is effective? You might be surprised just how so. I work with individuals who have likely been struggling for many years, sometimes have more than one identified issue and are unsure of how to change how they feel, improve their relationships or see things getting better for themselves. Typically, core issues can be identified within the first few sessions along with a plan to manage them.

Next available: Apr 20

Ashley Paxton-Watts, LCSW-QS, C-DBT

Ashley Paxton-Watts, LCSW-QS, C-DBT                               profile image
LCSW
27 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
A Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Kentucky, Georgia, and Florida. My specialty is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). I also use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), family systems modalities, the Gottman Method, Solution Focused Therapy, Reality Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, TF-CBT, NLP and Life Coaching, and I provide EAP counseling and help with workplace concerns and employment/employer issues. I provide family therapy and couples counseling. I help clients reach effective solutions to their varied challenges and needs. I believe that each individual can overcome struggles and learn ways to self-heal. I have worked with couples, children, adolescents, and adults with a wide range of disorders, needs, and concerns including - PTSD/trauma, personality disorders, serious mental illness (SMI), anxiety, stress, career difficulties and workplace concerns, suicidality, self-injury, abuse and neglect, anger, depression, low self-esteem, grief and loss, ADHD, aggression, impulsivity, parenting problems/stress, interpersonal problems, and adjustment issues and life transitions. I help with family conflicts and dysfunction, marital problems, relationship issues/concerns, couples in varying stages of their relationship; pre-marital counseling, divorce, remarriage, co-parenting, blended family issues, and family court-related issues. I help parents who are struggling to manage their child’s difficult and/or dangerous behaviors with behavior modification, to better understand child development, and how to communicate more effectively. I help empower clients and to guide them to self-discovery, expand and develop healthy coping, problem-solving, and to learn skills to help themselves. My commitment is to help individuals to grow and make changes that are important to them so they can move forward in their life. It takes courage to ask for help and support and I am here to help and I look forward to working with you.

Next available: Apr 29

Joy Fields, LCSW

(she/her)

Joy Fields, LCSW profile image
LCSW
7 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, Do you feel overwhelmed with everyday living? Are you struggling with processing your feelings? Have you been diagnosed with a chronic or life threatening illness? Are you grieving the loss of a loved one or pet? Are alcohol and drugs interfering with your relationships and work? I am an experienced therapist who can help you with these issues and more. In my previous position, I worked with individuals who had a chronic, life threatening illness. Many of these clients experienced anxiety and depression. I offered support by allowing them to process their feelings and develop a working plan of action for care. My hospice background provided me great insight on how to assist others process their grief. I am very active in the recovery community and have counseled others through their journey to recovery. I provide a safe, confidential, and non-judgmental space for clients to share their stories while empowering you to take the lead on your personal goals.

Next available: Apr 17

Dr. Dava Wilson

(she/her)

Dr. Dava Wilson profile image
LCSW
10 years of experience
Authentic
Humorous
Solution oriented
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Kentucky, Florida, South Carolina (self-pay only), and Tennessee with 8 years experience working with people making change in their life. I have worked with people challenged by depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse, and life changing situations. My approach is solution focused, client centered, and strengths based drawing heavily from Cognitive Behavioral Theory. When working with clients I strive to make the therapy experience genuine, positive, respectful, and safe. I believe that you have the ability to rewrite your own story with support from a professional. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started! I am excited to meet you and work together to identify your goals and make plans to achieve them! Be proud of yourself for taking this first step to your new narrative!

Next available: Apr 22

Latoya Hall

(she/her)

Latoya Hall profile image
LPCC
11 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Open-minded
Virtual
In-person
801 Barret Aven...
84 mi
I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who specializes in depression, anxiety, grief and trauma. I have a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and have extensive training in risk assessment, family therapy, sexual abuse and complex trauma. I like assessing the needs of my clients and then use a variety of proven therapy methods to help them resolve emotional and behavioral difficulties. After working in school and non-profit settings for several years, I saw a lot of people struggling with mental health issues that were not properly addressed. I felt called to provide children, adolescents, couples and adults with a safe space to explore and resolve these concerns. I look forward to helping you and your family.

Next available: Apr 18

Tracey Zion

(she/her)

Tracey Zion profile image
LCSW
20 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
Congratulations on taking the first step to wellness! Hi, my name is Tracey and I am a clinically licensed therapist with over 20 years of experience supporting, educating, and assisting people like you who want to make some positive changes in their lives. I provide a safe and nonjudgemental space for you to identify what's not working in your life and causing you to feel unwell. Using a whole self approach and addressing the issues that are most relevant to you, I use tools and strategies that will lead to positive changes and wellness. Whether you are experiencing a life challenge, having issues with relationships, or struggling with feeling well emotionally, I look forward to the opportunity to help you discover new ways to improve, heal, and grow. Thank you for considering sharing your journey with me. I look forward to meeting you.

Next available: Apr 17

Susan McGilloway, LCPC (MD) LPCC (KY)

(she/her)

Susan McGilloway, LCPC (MD) LPCC (KY) profile image
LPCC
8 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi, everyone. I'm Susan. Welcome to my world – an experience in which we engage in a unique partnership on what may be one of the most important journeys of your life. Are you feeling unloved, unappreciated, helpless, hopeless due to some unplanned reality in your life. Do you need healing from adversity such as the ending of a relationship, the loss of employment, an unexpected debilitating illness, the death of a loved one, post-partum depression. These are a few of life occurrences that may have us feeling we will never see the light in the darkness or rise out of the flood of emotion. No matter what the adversity, we each have the inborn resilience to either return to a previous "normal" or carve out a new "normal." On this journey, we are truly partners. Each of us has a part in the process of healing. I rely on my knowledge and skills to guide me in EMDR, CBT, CPT, DPT, or Mindfulness. New coping strategies help to reduce the intensity of symptoms and permit you to face whatever painful occurrence has come into your life. So…I invite you to invite me to share this journey.

Next available: Apr 18

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