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Polly Cox

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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

Chris Dougherty LPC CPCS LPCC-S

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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

Carolyn Dower

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LISW
35 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi, I'm Carolyn Dower, LCSW, LISW with 36 years experience working with adults, teens, and couples to find inner peace, better health, happier relationships, and more fulfilling work. Would you like to understand yourself better so that you can feel better and get more of what you want in life? I help with the range of problems that people can have -- depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, grief, spiritual conflicts, and relationship problems -- or whatever is troubling you. We'll begin by listening deeply to your thoughts, feelings, and needs as you are comfortable sharing them. Together we can find solutions to your problems. We may choose to learn some simple and effective relaxation methods, empowering communication skills, and techniques to heal childhood hurts. All of this works together for good self esteem, good energy, and a good life. Thank you for taking the time to learn about me and how we might work together. Hoping to meet you soon! If you would like to speak to my personal reception team, please call 1-786-755-1863 or email reception+Carolyn587@growtherapy.com. FL License #SW10694 Ohio License #I.2203408 Life Coaching Certificate 2006 Health Counseling Certificate 2007

Next available: May 28

Erin K.

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LISW
13 years of experience
Virtual
Have you ever wished for a safe space where you could find guidance on your journey to overcoming trauma, anxiety, or depression? You deserve a therapist who understands the intricate complexities of your experiences and can provide the support you need. That's where I come in. As a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW), with over 13 years of experience, I specialize in helping women of all ages manage mental health symptoms and heal. I understand that life can present us with overwhelming hurdles – from the weight of past traumas to the grip of anxiety and depression. But I believe in your resilience and strength. Together, we will navigate the path to healing, helping you find the light even in the darkest moments. If you've experienced trauma or struggle with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, parenting challenges, or fears, I have the expertise to help you find your way to a brighter, more empowered future. Reach out and let's get started.

Next available: May 29

Renee Tong

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LISW
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: May 28

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 28

Karen Collins

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LISW
19 years of experience
Virtual
Karen Collins is a psychotherapist in private practice in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. She is originally from Ohio and graduated from The Ohio State University. She has worked at inpatient adult and adolescent psychiatric hospitals in Ohio for 8 years along with managing her private therapy practice and teaching at The Ohio State University. Then in 2012, she said good-bye to the cold weather and moved to Jupiter, FL where she began working at the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center for 10 years. Her career at the WPB VA Medical Center offered her the opportunity to work with Veterans in the following capacities over that 10 year period; as a Mental Health Therapist, Program Manager of Post Deployment Clinic and the Care Giver Support Program, Supervisor of Homeless Programs and Supervisor over programs serving Veterans with serious mental health conditions. In addition to working at the WPB VA Medical Center, she worked in private practice in Jupiter, FL. In March of 2022, she left the WPB VA Medical Center in February to focus completely on her private practice which moved with her from Jupiter to Palm Beach Gardens, FL. She has published two books, one on relationships and another on managing depression. She has written a couples interactive co-journal and is also working on publishing other journal series for situation-specific healing journals for life events such as healing post affair, moving forward after the end of a relationship, healing after death of a partner; to name a few. She has published multiple articles on relationships, depression, improving well-being, thriving during and after a serious health issue and reducing acute stress response. She has a YouTube Channel, “Therapy with Karen Collins” where she posts peaceful places, guided meditations, provoking ideas to consider and a segment on managing acute stress response and improving overall well-being to teach how to prevent over-responding to stressors. She has provided therapy virtually for over 11 years (long before it was trending as a popular method) and she is a MDLIVE provider joining that company in the beginning of their virtual platform launch. The past few years have proven that virtual therapy is an effective method of providing therapy removing additional barriers such as drive time, inconvenience, lack of child care, etc. to accessing needed services.

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 1

Elizabeth Holmes

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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 2

Jane Cohen

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Jane Cohen profile image
LISW
11 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
Is anxiety or depression keeping you from living the life you want? Are you struggling in your relationships? Would you like to communicate more effectively? Do you isolate or avoid situations because of low self-esteem or self-confidence? Is a past trauma haunting and limiting you? Is an addiction interfering with your well-being or relationships? You and I can work together to bring about change: anxiety and depression can be managed effectively. Trauma can be resolved. Addictions can be broken. Life can be better and relationships more fulfilling. With support and guidance, you can build the life you want. I have extensive experience in the fields of mental health and addictions, working with individuals seeking change and the loved ones who want to support them.

Next available: May 29

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 28

Marjorie Gentry, LISW

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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 28

Tera Hicks

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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 28

Julie Gislason

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Julie Gislason profile image
LISW
15 years of experience
Open-minded
Warm
Virtual
I am a psychotherapist with over 15 years of clinical experience. My work experience includes outpatient mental health, individual and couples therapy, support groups and substance abuse treatment. I am passionate about working with people who struggle with depression and anxiety. These are very treatable conditions and I offer a personalized approach that gets results.

Next available: May 28

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 28

Alexandria Carlson

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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: Jun 1

Beth Bryant

(she/her)

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

Marla Borstein

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Marla Borstein profile image
LISW
20 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
If you are struggling with anxiety, depression, and/or eating issues, I would love to help you! I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker in Ohio with 20 years of experience in the field of mental health. For many of those years, I worked in a community mental health setting and developed an expertise in helping people with anxiety and depression. I also have a health coaching background and have spent the last several years helping women with various eating and weight issues, such as emotional eating and overeating. I provide a warm and non judgemental environment in which you can feel safe to explore these sensitive issues. I use a combination of evidence based approaches to help you develop new skills and coping strategies so that you can feel a sense of control and confidence. It IS possible to change and to build the life you so deeply deserve. If that’s what you’re looking for, I’m here!

Next available: May 29

Renee Craft MSW, LISW

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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 28

Kaylee Hively

(she/her)

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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

Heather Cooper

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LPCC
6 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Intelligent
Virtual
Heather is an experienced Master's level Clinical Mental Health Therapist (LPCC) providing individual therapy and has a passion for working in integrated health. It is her special interest to work with marginalized populations, including individuals within the LGBTQIA+ population. She has experience co-facilitating a LGBTQIA+ support group and DBT skills group. She has years of experience working in community mental health prior to private practice.

Next available: May 28

Irena Arkhypenko

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Irena Arkhypenko profile image
LPCC
25 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Challenging
Virtual
Hi there! I am Irena. Do you need a space where the focus is on you and your needs? Whether you need better understanding or urgent solutions in your life, I am here to be with you and share with you my knowledge and experience (20+ years in the field of mental health counseling/ psychotherapy). I am non-judgmental and compassionate. My approach is analytical, strength-based, and trauma-informed. We will work together to bring more quality and more happiness to your life, to find your unique resources, life-balance, and your unique life-style.

Next available: May 28

Lana Amawi, MSSA, LISW, CEC

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LISW
25 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, my name is Lana Amawi, MSSA, LISW, CEC and I have over 25 years of experience in mental health across various multidisciplinary settings as well as clinical research. I am an Ohio state licensed Clinical Therapist and Social Worker who has been working in private practice for the last 20 years. Psychological Counseling Solutions was established in 2008 and more recently Coaching & Consultation Solutions. One of Lana's niche populations are the medical and dental healthcare warriors around the world. My multicultural experiences and fluency in Arabic, helped start my career at the Menninger Clinic (Topeka, KS), followed by Henry Ford Behavioral Health, and Arab American & Chaldean Council (both in Detroit). I continue to be Cleveland liaison for NuDay Syria, a nonprofit humanitarian organization based in New Hampshire. I continue to be a resource and advocate for refugee resettlement and offer counseling and therapy for those who witnessed and experienced trauma due to the civil war in Syria. I still have great connections to Syria, as my parents were raised in Damascus and immigrated after graduating from medical school. I still have family in Syria as well as Jordan, KSA, Canada and of course Kansas City where my immediate family reside.

Next available: May 30

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