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Ebony Brabham

(she/they)

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LCSW
16 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
As an experienced LCSW with 16 years in the mental health field, I aim to empower individuals believe in themselves again. I work with clients through a solution-focused and CBT approach to identify and develop the skills needed to resolve their unique challenges and situations. I help clients to embrace their truth and remind them that it is "Ok not to be perfect!". I specialize in helping people heal from trauma and learn how to love/realize themselves, which entails cultivating healthier relationships, less anxiety and more purpose in their life’s journey. My goal is to help you live life from a place of whole-hearted connection to your world. I am a LCSW (licensed clinical social worker), a Veteran, an adoptive mother, a professor, a daughter, a sister, a community activist, LGBTQIA+ Activist, a nurturer, an empath and and advocate for the voiceless. I am also a survivor of many autrocities that this world has had to offer - but I survived and proudly help others climb out of the mental muck and mire that I used to call home.

Next available: Jun 16

Derrick Wright

(he/him)

Derrick Wright profile image
LCSW
5 years of experience
Challenging
Warm
Virtual
Hello, I am licensed in California, Illinois, and Missouri with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping teens, adults, couples, families, veterans, and military personnel with stress and anxiety, addictions, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of shame, blame, or judgment. You are encouraged to take the first step to seek a more fulfilling and happier life, it takes courage. I am here to support you in that process. Professional experience and additional areas of focus: Adoption and Foster Care, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Men's Issues, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Harm, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Young Adult Issues Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Next available: Jun 17

Vanessa Albergo

(she/her)

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LCSW
18 years of experience
Virtual
My name is Vanessa and I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Florida, Missouri, New Mexico, New Hampshire and South Carolina. I am bilingual(English & Spanish) and can provide counseling in both languages. I am originally from New York and have made Florida my home. My clinical background in Mental Health began as an undergrad and continued through grad school, working for the public sector for the Department of Children & Families where I worked with children, then the elderly in skilled nursing facilities and with adolescents in group homes. I then went on to work as a Nurse Navigator and provided services that included counseling and advocacy for oncology patients at one of the largest cancer hospitals in South Florida. In addition to this, I have also worked with adults in inpatient rehab for substance abuse and court ordered treatment, and served outpatient clients in the LGBTQ community. My training is in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic, Solution Focused, and many others that include treatment planning; where my goal is to get my client back to a normal baseline that they are comfortable with and can function in their daily life. I am an open minded, kindhearted and empathetic individual, where my mantra is that I am here for YOU, my job is to assist you in anyway that I can, and help you manage life's daily stressors that may be recent or long-term. I work daily to remove the stigma that Mental Health has in our society, because the reality is, we all have good and bad days, some just need some assistance and guidance on how to manage it better. I believe we are all one step away from a mental health crisis, life is one big roller coaster of stress, worry, emotion that all revolve around something changing in our life that we were not prepared for and do not know how to adjust to it. So my job is to help you navigate all of that and achieve happiness, peace and overall well being.

Next available: Jun 24

Denise Bradley

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LPC
10 years of experience
Authentic
Holistic
Virtual
I contract as an on-call crisis clinician serving those struggling with crisis issues including both homicidal and suicidal emergencies for the past 5 years. A further contract with various County Jails to address mental health and adjustment issues, offering therapy for detainees. I have also operated as Career Counselor with the County providing assessments and goals at all levels of abilities and education. Practice of 7+ years working with adults with various cognitive abilities to meet their individual goals. Additionally, 10 years’ experience with Dual Diagnosed adults with social and intellectual disabilities. I use an Eclectic, Existential approach to counseling drawing from the top theories and allowing for a very personal experience. Some theories pulled from include Person Centered, CBT and Realistic Therapy. I provide a therapeutic setting supporting progress toward treatment goals, personal growth, and positive change. The environment provided includes emotional safety, engagement and communication. My values include providing trustworthy support, integrity, fairness, innovation, unconditional positive regard and creativity. I am committed to treat each person with respect and unwavering confidentiality. A person is more than statistics and matched criteria with set responses, so I encourage you to enjoy a comfortable, positive and exceptionally individual experience.

Next available: Jun 21

Susan Haerr, MA, LCPC, NCC

(she/her)

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LPC
9 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
Hello! I am Susan. Are you feeling stuck in life and defined by past traumas or mistakes? Do you find these issues affecting your ability to establish quality relationships? Does anxiety or depression feel like a constant companion? It is my goal to meet each individual where they are at in life and learn their story so that we can address the core issues and not just treat the surface symptoms. I work from a strengths-based approach as we identify barriers to progress and create a path forward to overcome those barriers. I love to meet each new client and feel humbled to bear witness to their stories and their healing. Seeking therapy can feel so intimidating. It takes great courage to face the memories and issues you may have avoided up until now. When we meet, it will be your goals and values that guide treatment. I will allow you to set the pace so that the process feels tolerable. It is one of the greatest privileges of my life to walk with others through hard places. I utilize a variety of evidence-based treatments depending on your needs and preferences. Let healing start now.

Next available: Jul 1

Ren Elliott

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LPC
8 years of experience
Virtual
I am a queer, neurodivergent therapist who specializes in working with queer, neurodiverse clients. I provide a compassionate, person-center approach, and I have a focus on authenticity in my sessions while providing a comfortable, affirming, slightly humorous atmosphere for healing. I also have a strong intersectional and social justice orientation, and I'm LGBT+ friendly, gender-affirming, kink-friendly, and my approach to neurodivergence is rooted in lived experience. I also work with people who have experienced childhood abuse and neglect, religious trauma, and systemic oppression. My primary approaches are person-centered, emotion-focused, compassionate, gender-affirming, and psychoeducation-based, but I'm also trained in EMDR for trauma, and Exposure and Response Prevention for OCD.

Next available: Jun 25

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

Aida M Girod

(she/her)

Aida M Girod profile image
LPC
15 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
I was born and raised in Puerto Rico and 20 years ago I moved to Florida where I currently reside. I graduated in 2005 from Florida International University with a Masters in Mental Health Counseling. At the present time, I hold 8 state licenses that allows me to to provide Tele-health counseling in other states besides Florida; Texas, South Carolina, Georgia, Arizona, Missouri, Utah and Michigan. I am also bilingual (English and Spanish) and I have more than 10 years of experience in the mental health and social services arena.

Next available: Jul 11

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