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102 therapists in Ohio accepting Ambetter

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Dr. Alicia M Moran

Dr. Alicia M Moran profile image
LPCC
25 years of experience
Warm
Intelligent
Humorous
Virtual
"There can be no transforming of darkness into light ... without emotion." -Jung Emotional Intelligence (EI) is the core of my training. It embraces the belief systems of the past that affect your present. It's a state-of-mind that defines thinking that affects emotional awareness. To become aware is not to change, but to understand and accept. Carrying guilt or shame of the past, triggers the conflict of now. I don't offer advice - I offer choices - a chance to choose your own method of healing that fits you - not something others feel 'should' be. Come. Sit. Talk. Let's wander your path together. Licensed in Kentucky, Ohio, South Carolina, Washington DC, Arizona, and Florida

Next available: May 30

Polly Cox

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Polly Cox profile image
LISW
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 5

Jeyran Shahgaldiyeva

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Jeyran Shahgaldiyeva profile image
LISW
10 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! My name is Jeyran Shahgaldiyeva, I am a licensed clinical therapist credentialed to provide services in Ohio, Massachusetts, and Florida. First of all, let me thank you for beginning this journey. Starting therapy can be empowering, confusing, or scary, all at the same time - so, please, give your self credits for being brave enough to make this big step towards improvement. Feeling better is possible. I'm here to support you.

Next available: Jun 7

Chris Dougherty LPC CPCS LPCC-S

Chris Dougherty LPC CPCS LPCC-S profile image
LPCC
11 years of experience
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
Hello, I appreciate you taking the time to read my bio, and I am looking forward to meeting with you. I am a husband and father of five children and enjoy much of my free time with my family. I believe everyone is on a unique walk and faces situations they were not prepared for at some point in their life. I am trained and equipped to help you navigate these situations and will guide you back to the path you want to be on.

Next available: Jun 7

Erv Henderson

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LPCC
7 years of experience
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi. My name is Erv. I have helped many people find happiness and overcome barriers to success. I have spent most of the last decade working in the addiction treatment industry in Cincinnati, helping people explore their strengths and learn coping skills to deal with life. I believe that the most important part of therapy is making clients feel understood, heard, and welcomed.

Next available: May 31

Ken Seeley LPCC, CCTP - Trajectory Counseling

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Ken Seeley LPCC, CCTP - Trajectory Counseling profile image
LPCC
10 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello! I AM ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS FOR BOTH IN PERSON (IF YOU LIVE NEAR AKRON) and virtually in OH. I have been counseling for 10 years. I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Ordained Minister and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. If you are struggling with depression, anxiety and/or psychological trauma, I want to help you. I have experience in many areas. I have worked with children, adults, those with disabilities, substance use treatment and emergency/crisis services as well as with groups in the hospital setting helping people with psychological trauma. Currently, I work with adults. I also run a Christian nonprofit for those without insurance. (Ask about this if you don't have insurance.)

Next available: May 29

Kristyn Poltis, LPCC

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Kristyn Poltis, LPCC profile image
LPCC
8 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi, I'm Kristyn and I am a licensed professional clinical counselor in the state of Ohio. First off I want to say that you are courageous because it takes a lot to seek out help when you need it most. At this moment, your life may feel overwhelming and anxious thoughts will not rest and peace may seem out of reach. You may feel burden with guilt and shame where there may be no hope within sight. I would love to come along side you and help you find that peace, to find hope, and restore balance back into your daily routines. I have over 7 years of experience with utilizing several different evidence-based approaches tailored to the needs of my clients across many different types of settings. I will help you develop and achieve manageable goals to discover what is working and what is not and utilize healthy coping skills with empathy and compassion. I will provide you a safe and nonjudgmental space for you to heal and grow. I look forward to working with you!

Next available: May 29

Katelyn Strand

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Katelyn Strand profile image
LISW
3 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Hi! My name Katelyn Strand. I earned my Master of Social Work from The Ohio State University and have over 3 years of experience providing therapy to clients recovering from trauma and abuse, healing from depression and anxiety, and wanting to increase their skills use. I earned my Bachelor's in Education and worked for a couple years in the special education setting of a middle school. I love utilizing my education background with clients to teach new skills and support families as they navigate the education system as well. I offer in person appointments in Westerville, OH and telehealth appointments from anywhere in Ohio. At this time I have availability for in-person and telehealth appointments for morning or mid-day times. If you are interested in evening times, feel free to reach out by text or phone call at 614-285-4827, if you would like to be put on a wait-list. I am honored you would consider me for your therapy!

Next available: Jun 18

Lanelle Jackson

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LPCC
15 years of experience
Authentic
Open-minded
Warm
Virtual
Hello, I am Lanelle. Are you ready to embrace your healing journey and find meaning in the story of your life? Have you experienced trauma in your life and grasping for hope to fully overcome it? If so, I am ready to assist you! I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the state of Ohio and have been practicing for 15 years. I specialize in treating trauma (sexual, emotional, relational, betrayal, birth & body), complex grief, inner child wounds, mother and father wounds, attachment issues, sex-related issues, women's issues, and perinatal/postpartum care. I enjoy helping women learn to tell their stories no matter how traumatic or painful they may be while also helping them to fully embrace who they are and who they're meant to be as women. You were made to be someone special and walk in the fullness of the light within you and I want to help you tap into that light and gain freedom! You are more than your trauma and your story does not define you! If you have experienced any kind of trauma, abandonment, betrayal, divorce, or abuse, or if you are a pregnant woman needing support in your birthing journey, I want to help you. Sharing your story and seeking help is a huge undertaking, but I want to walk alongside you and help you be your healed self with the help of Christ. So if you are ready, let's get started on your healing journey!

Next available: May 31

Lainie Phelps

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Lainie Phelps profile image
LPCC
4 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
As a therapist specializing in systems theory and a person-centered approach, I want to introduce myself and share how I can support family members of individuals struggling with addiction and anxiety. My name is Lainie, and I have dedicated my practice to helping families navigate complex challenges while fostering understanding, healing, and resilience. In working with families impacted by addiction, I approach therapy from a systems perspective, which means I view the family as an interconnected unit where each member's thoughts, emotions, and behaviors influence and are influenced by others. Through this lens, I aim to help family members recognize and address unhealthy patterns of communication, roles, and dynamics that may be contributing to the addiction cycle. Additionally, I integrate person-centered principles into my practice, emphasizing empathy, unconditional positive regard, and genuine acceptance for each family member's unique experiences and perspectives. I believe that creating a nonjudgmental and supportive space is essential for promoting open dialogue, trust, and collaboration within the family system. For family members of individuals struggling with anxiety, I use systems theory to explore how anxiety impacts the family as a whole and how family dynamics may contribute to or alleviate anxiety symptoms. By helping family members understand the interconnected nature of their experiences, we can work together to identify strengths, coping strategies, and communication skills that promote a healthier and more resilient family system. Overall, my approach combines the systemic understanding of family dynamics with the person-centered focus on individual experiences and needs. I strive to empower family members to communicate effectively, set boundaries, support each other, and navigate challenges with compassion and resilience. Together, we can create a therapeutic journey that promotes healing, growth, and positive change within the family system.

Next available: May 29

Bernadette Graham

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LPCC
20 years of experience
Intelligent
Authentic
Challenging
Virtual
Hello I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. I have worked in the mental health field for over 20 years. I have been licensed in the state of Ohio for 6 years. I am an active duty Air Force Veteran and served during the Gulf War. I earned my Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Maryland at College Park and a Master of Arts degree in Professional Counseling from Argosy University Washington, D.C. campus. While I diagnose and treat most mental health disorders I specialize in grief and bereavement and certified as a grief recovery specialist. I also provide individual counseling to adults who are seeking help with life choices, decision making and personal difficulties.

Next available: Jun 7

Elizabeth Holmes

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Elizabeth Holmes profile image
PhD
23 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, I'm a licensed psychologist. I have had a long career providing therapy to children and adults. I have learned many techniques over my career and can be effective with a wide variety of clients. I am very eclectic in my approach and will match the treatment to the individual. I have had considerable experience in conducting evaluations and am able to interpret and use other evaluations to assist in treatment.

Next available: Jun 9

Tiffany Alexander, LPCC-S

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Tiffany Alexander, LPCC-S profile image
LPCC
20 years of experience
Open-minded
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
The most courageous thing we can do is embrace our own stories. It is in the choice to embrace that we discover our strengths, weaknesses, and quirks that allow us to live our most authentic lives. We must be aware that the journey is not always pleasing. Some twists and turns will be scary, but even in those moments, there is discovery. My oh my, what an amazing and freeing experience that discovery can be. I enjoy helping individuals navigate their healing journey by providing a safe space filled with compassion, non-judgment, and authenticity. Now is the time to put yourself first and start learning how to be unapologetically you!

Next available: Jun 8

J. Erin Webb, LISW

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J. Erin Webb, LISW profile image
LISW
3 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello, my name is Erin. Do you feel pulled in different directions and unable to manage all of your stressors? Are you struggling with your close relationships? Is it hard for you to concentrate or feel motivated to make changes? I am an independent social worker and therapist in Columbus, Ohio. I earned my Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Central Florida. Before that, I earned a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology at the University of North Florida. I have a passion for helping individuals that may be struggling with chronic stress, depression, anxiety, medical issues, grief and relationship issues. My clients are adults of all ages and I utilize a multi-dimensional approach to the therapeutic process. I strongly believe in providing a therapeutic atmosphere where we can establish and build rapport in a trusting and safe space.

Next available: May 30

Marjorie Gentry, LISW

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Marjorie Gentry, LISW profile image
LISW
22 years of experience
Direct
Empowering
Open-minded
Virtual
I have been a Social Worker for 20 years working with people with all types of concerns for their ability to be successful in this life. If you feel sad or are depressed, anxious, angry, misfit or have parenting problems, career challenges, or are transitioning into a new phase of life that has you questioning who you are, let's talk about it. If you have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse I will help you regain your strength to move to a better place. My counseling style is conversational and interactive. I will help you find the answers that you have to better your life and how you feel about yourself. I believe in treating everyone with kindness, respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach combines many styles including cognitive-behavioral and motivational interviewing. We will plan treatment to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to look directly in the mirror at yourself and make the changes that will take you to a happier, more fulfilling life. I will support and empower you to take the path of your choice to the goals that you have always had. Let's talk!

Next available: May 29

Tera Hicks

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Tera Hicks profile image
LPCC
14 years of experience
Intelligent
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
As we journey through life, we all come to a point where we struggle with adversities and we don't know where to start to find a solution. We also feel alone and as if no one will understand what we are going through. If you’re struggling to cope with life and feel you have nowhere else to turn, I can help you navigate these feelings and aid you in finding a path forward towards healing. Don't let your struggles become your identity. I challenge you take that first step with me. You are a beautiful soul who deserves the most out of your life. You also deserve to work with a therapist who values helping others succeed and gain greater awareness. I offer empathetic and personable individualized therapeutic services utilizing different theoretical orientations. You will have the opportunity to freely express yourself in a safe and non-judgmental space. To help you achieve your goals and make positive changes in your life, I will also gently challenge you to be receptive to new perspectives on your healing journey. If you are ready to find your pathway to healing, reach out to schedule an appointment today!

Next available: May 29

Kathryn Vicks

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Kathryn Vicks profile image
LISW
8 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
I look forward to meeting you. I am a licensed clinical social worker with over 9 years experience. I obtained a Masters in Social Work from The Ohio State University and have gained experience working with the military and veteran communities in several states including Florida, California and Virginia. I was trained in cognitive behavioral therapy to treat symptoms of stress, anxiety, depression, low self worth, past trauma and PTSD. I encourage clients to practice skills learned in between appointments to develop confidence in using new coping and communication skills with others and how they perceive themselves. I value honest direct discussions in the therapeutic relationship and look forward to working with you.

Next available: May 29

Rebecca Wayt

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Rebecca Wayt profile image
LPCC
7 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Hey there! I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in Ohio. I completed training in order to obtain my Supervisor Endorsement in March 2023 while on maternity leave and now advise therapists looking to obtain their independent license. I graduated with B.A. in Psychology in 2014, with a M.S. in Applied Developmental Psychology with an emphasis as a Behavior Specialist in 2016, and a M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2019. Since then, I have completed trainings and furthering education in various topics.

Next available: Jun 1

Helen Farrah-McGrail

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Helen Farrah-McGrail profile image
LISW
39 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I am a licensed clinical social worker and therapist (LICSW) with 35 years of professional work experience based in West Virginia. I received my Masters degree at the University of Pittsburgh, and I have been practicing for thirty-five years. I have experience in helping clients with a myriad of issues, but especially stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & anger management, anxiety disorders, depression, PTSD, as well as clients with substance use disorders. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Next available: May 29

Alexandria Carlson

Alexandria Carlson profile image
LPCC
9 years of experience
Empowering
Intelligent
Direct
Virtual
Hello, my name is Alexandria Carlson and I’m an LPCC living in Toledo Ohio. I'm originally from Chicago and Denver, Colorado. I love what I do and am passionate in my mission to help my clients thrive. While there are commonalities to any mental health diagnosis, I also believe each person has their own individual experience and honor that in treatment. I have experience working with those diagnosed with eating disorders and currently treat those at an outpatient level of care. If you're unsure of where your mental health stands, I'm happy to meet for a free consult to see if I am the right provider for you. Please note if you are experiencing symptoms that require medically monitored care, I may refer you to a resource within the community. Overall, it is to continue to help my clients create room for impactful acceptance & change that will help them to live a fulfilling and effective life.

Next available: Jun 9

Billy Bruce, LPCC, LICDC-CS

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Billy Bruce, LPCC, LICDC-CS profile image
LPCC
14 years of experience
Authentic
Humorous
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi! My name is Billy. Are you struggling with depression, anxiety, substance abuse, stress, anger...or possibly all five? These issues are not uncommon and can be debilitating, especially when guilt or shame are added to the mix. But you can kick them all to the curb. All it takes is a willingness to change your perspectives. I've worked with thousands of clients (adults and children) who struggle with self-defeating beliefs that zap the joy out of life. And I've found that Hope and Purpose, along with healthy doses of Motivation and Creativity, crush inner demons. How do you find Hope and Purpose? It's not as complicated as you might think. We are made to help each other. We are made to communicate. We are made to have a positive impact. Sometimes, though, life attacks from all directions and leaves us feeling defeated. That's when we need help. I'm here to listen. I'm here to learn about your struggles and find ways to help you view them differently. And, who knows? I may even share some of my Blackstone Griddle secrets along the way. God Bless!

Next available: May 29

Anita Kramer, LISW-S, LICDC

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Anita Kramer, LISW-S, LICDC profile image
LISW
10 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Solution oriented
Virtual
It takes a lot of courage to reach out for help when you’re feeling overwhelmed and stuck due to mental health and substance use issues. You don’t have to fight these issues on your own. I specialize in helping adults of any age with issues of anxiety, depression, trauma and alcohol/drug use, including when issues of mental health and substance use occur at the same time. I understand there are many different paths in how a person can overcome and manage their struggles in mental health and substance use. My therapeutic approach to help each client find their best path by providing sessions that are client centered, strengths based, non-judgmental, empathetic and accepting of everyone. Together we’ll generate healthy and empowering ways to problem solve, improve communication, manage strong emotions, build/repair relationships and other support systems, and find ways to maintain recovery. I also have 10 years of experience in working with clients who are justice involved via court, parole and probation systems.

Next available: Jun 4

Beth Bryant

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Beth Bryant profile image
LPCC
22 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
I am a mental health counselor with over 20 years of experience in the field. I've dedicated my career to helping individuals overcome various mental health challenges, including trauma, anxiety, depression, and life stressors. My approach is all about creating a safe and supportive environment where clients can openly express themselves without judgment. Through a combination of evidence-based therapies and personalized strategies, I work with my clients to empower them to navigate their emotions and build resilience. I firmly believe that mental health is just as important as physical health, and I'm passionate about breaking the stigma surrounding it. Let's work together to overcome obstacles, unlock your full potential and live a fulfilling life!

Next available: May 29

Renee Craft MSW, LISW

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Renee Craft MSW, LISW profile image
LISW
9 years of experience
Warm
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello! I'm Renee Craft a dedicated Independent Clinical Social Worker, ready to embark on a transformative journey with you! Has life thrown you a curveball? If so, reaching out is the first step toward cultivating resilience. Know that you have an unwavering ally in me, someone committed to helping you bounce back, grow stronger, and thrive! I've always seen resilience as a superpower waiting to be unleashed. My role? To be your resilience therapist, guiding you through the twists and turns of life's adventures. Together, we'll transform adversity into your stepping stones to greatness!! My commitment to learning never stops as I stay ahead of the curve with the latest resilience strategies and research.

Next available: May 29

Kaylee Hively

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Kaylee Hively profile image
LISW
12 years of experience
Virtual
Take a moment to acknowledge that you are here, taking the first step towards reaching out for support. Let's be honest - starting therapy can be empowering, confusing, or scary, all at the same time. My name is Kaylee Hively, I am a licensed independent social worker; I have worked in the behavioral health field for 12+ years. I have worn many different hats over the years; some of the most recent being direct care provider in an office setting, intensive community-based therapist, case management clinical supervisor, and working with insurance agencies to look at current systems and advocate to drive change in the way mental health treatment is delivered within the state of Ohio.

Next available: May 31

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