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52 therapists in Ohio matching your needs

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Polly Cox

(she/her)

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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: May 27

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

Karen Collins

(she/her)

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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 28

Katelyn Strand

(she/her)

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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: May 30

Lainie Phelps

(she/her)

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 28

Jane Cohen

(she/her)

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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

Tera Hicks

(she/her)

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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

Rebecca Wayt

(she/her)

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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

Julie Gislason

(she/her)

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

(she/her)

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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

Billy Bruce, LPCC, LICDC-CS

(he/him)

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 28

Tomiah Conley

(she/her)

Tomiah Conley profile image
LPCC
15 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Specializing in various mood disorders, trauma, and addiction, I have more than a decade of experience working with individuals from 3 years to 73 years of age. I have worked in various settings from colleges to community mental health, private practice, and inpatient rehabilitation facilities. I currently hold a dual Masters in Clinical Mental Health and Rehabilitation Counseling from Ohio University and am completing a doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision, all achieved while being a single mother of four children. I am living proof that recovery, overcoming, and finding the right people can take you from brokenness to wholeness! As a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with a supervisory endorsement and Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor in the state of Ohio, I have been actively working in my community since 2014. I am passionate about Peer Recovery Supporters and currently am working to help develop a network of those who are walking their own recovery journeys so that they may give back to others. I currently work as a clinical director and supervisor training current and future counselors in becoming compassionate and effective helping professionals. I look forward to working with you!

Next available: Jun 4

Christine Gemberling "Tina"

Christine Gemberling "Tina" profile image
LISW
12 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Open-minded
Virtual
Taking a step towards mental wellness can be overwhelming, but I am here to walk you through the process. I provide a safe, and flexible environment for clients to explore their goals in life and I empower individuals to make a plan for healing. Each plan of care is created with an individually focused lens that allows clients to maintain control of their goals and action steps towards wellness. Although my approach is integrative and person-centered, I most often utilize CBT, mindfulness, supportive, strength-based and couples therapy techniques within my sessions. I have over 10 years of experience as a Licensed Independent Social Worker. My experience includes counseling in areas of grief and loss, life transitions, chronic illness, anxiety, depression and much more. I believe that talk therapy is most effective when an established and trusting therapeutic bond is formed. “Mental strength is not the ability to stay out of the darkness; it's the ability to sit present in the darkness knowing that the light will shine again" (AHDH Superhero, 2022).

Next available: May 28

Tony Szilagye

(he/him)

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LPCC
40 years of experience
Virtual
Are you feeling uncomfortable and anxious about a relationship problem, work problem or just dealing with the demands of your life. Are you at a point where you have a growing concern about the impact of your anxiety, critical self talk , or depression on your life? Together we can identify what you can do to get unstuck and move forward. In your meetings with me my goal is for you to feel safe and secure. Feeling understood and becoming empowered are the first steps to becoming healthier and tackling your problems. We will work as partners to identify what needs to be different in your life and then to find ways to make this happen. Being overwhelmed with anxiety and stress are a difficult space to be in. In our meetings I want you to feel understood and together we can find ways for you to tap into solutions for yourself. Making changes in how you see and think about yourself and your situation can unlock new and surprising solutions for you.

Next available: May 28

Heather Cooper

(she/her)

Heather Cooper profile image
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

Linda Riddle

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LISW
25 years of experience
Warm
Humorous
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker. I have over 25 years of experience working with individuals and families seeking help with one or more of the following: addiction, parenting, couple, foster care, school issues, and the military family's unique challenges. I have had the privilege to witness families grow in their ability to communicate their feelings and needs positively which enhances their relationships with each other

Next available: Jun 3

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 27

Sarah Amoroso

(she/her)

Sarah Amoroso profile image
LPCC
15 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
I am a bilingual licensed professional clinical counselor. I have been fortunate to work in a variety of settings and identify as a person of color. I am happy to provide sessions in English and Spanish. I have a Master of Arts from John Carroll University in Community Mental Health Counseling and a State of Ohio license to practice clinical mental health. When you are ready to take the next steps, I am prepared to meet you.

Next available: Jun 21

Nicole Rendulic

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LPCC
9 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
Hello, I'm Nicole. Do you feel overwhelmed, pushing others away though lonelier than ever, constantly in survival mode, beating yourself up, missing your old self, or trying harder but still feeling worse? I empower you to renew confidence, heal your true self, and gain effective coping skills to thrive in life instead of simply survive. I integrate trauma interventions, changing negative beliefs, spirituality as preferred, and teaching effective coping skills to feel your best. Seeking therapy can be scary but I am here to help you grow to your healthiest self. You have found the safe place to be yourself and feel the acceptance you deserve. I'll meet you with compassion and evidence based interventions to overcome barriers to your true self. I look forward to working with you.

Next available: Jun 3

Kira Karabanovs

(she/her)

Kira Karabanovs profile image
LISW
12 years of experience
Virtual
I am licensed in Ohio with ten years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, & motivation, self-esteem, and confidence. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Next available: May 27

Brandi Winkelman

(she/her)

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LIMFT
8 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, I'm Brandi and I'm excited to help individuals and couples improve communication and understanding in their relationships. Our potential to be well, cope with stress, be ourselves, and connect with others are continually linked and impacted by our relationships. Relationships are so important that they require consistent attention and effort for success. As a practical person and therapist, I offer strength-based brief therapy to give your relationships that attention to create change and increase that potential to be well. I've supported individuals, couples, and families from various walks of life and backgrounds for over 12 years from working with family crises as case management to professional counseling. Are you wanting a better relationship with yourself or to manage stress better? Are you tired of going in circles and ready to have more understanding in your relationships? Then let's get to work!

Next available: Jun 6

Danielle Norris

(she/her)

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LISW
3 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) based in Ohio. I received my Masters from The Catholic University of America and have been practicing for 4 years. I help teenagers and adults struggling with their mental health become the best versions of themselves by finding coping skills, strategies, and interventions that help reduce/alleviate symptoms. I am gentle in my approach and move at the pace suitable for each individual client.

Next available: May 27

Aliyah McConahay

Aliyah McConahay profile image
LISW
4 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
My treatment process begins with a comprehensive diagnostic assessment, typically lasting one to two hours. During this assessment, I carefully evaluate your presenting concerns and symptoms to provide accurate diagnoses and formulate personalized treatment recommendations. If I determine that I am the best fit for your needs, I will suggest starting with outpatient sessions on a weekly basis, gradually transitioning to biweekly sessions as progress is made.

Next available: May 27

James Bunch

(he/him)

James Bunch profile image
LPCC
10 years of experience
Direct
Intelligent
Virtual
For more than a decade I have been counseling clients with a variety of mental, emotional, relational, and spiritual health struggles from a wide spectrum of personalities and life experiences. Each counseling experience brings challenges and victories. I consider it an honor and privilege to come alongside individuals or couples in need- to help in the healing process through processing trauma, identifying and replacing harmful and self-sabotaging patterns of behavior with restorative ones, providing mediation and advocacy, and offering compassion and accountability. I grew up in Ohio, but now live on a 17 acre homestead in the Ozarks with my wife of 17 years and our 6 children. My personal interests range from video games to lumberjacking. I have enjoyed the time and opportunity to work remotely and start a new chapter in my life with my family figuring out the homesteading chaos.

Next available: Jun 4

Amy Zauel

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LISW
28 years of experience
Virtual
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade! I am a licensed clinical social worker and enjoy helping others find that resolution to whatever stressors they are facing. I take a positive outlook approach and set my clients up for success! We do everything in “baby” steps because we want to succeed. I don’t allow my clients to set unrealistic goals and strive to help them find success in even the smallest things in life!

Next available: May 28

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