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Katelyn Strand

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LISW
3 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
In-person
670 Meridian Wa...
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

Dr. Alicia M Moran

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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 28

Sue Hull

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LISW
15 years of experience
Intelligent
Open-minded
Warm
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker. I have over 15 years of experience in a variety of settings such as hospitals, non-profit agencies, hospice care, and private practice. I received my Masters degree from Case Western Reserve University. As someone who has engaged in therapy, I understand the importance of the client and therapist acting as allies in the healing journey. We have all of the tools we need within to evolve into a healthier and more fulfilled person. I will assist you by encouraging improvements in how you feel about your life and how you relate to others.

Next available: Jun 1

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

(he/him)

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 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

(she/her)

Renee Tong profile image
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

Karen Collins

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Karen Collins profile image
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

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 29

Bernadette Graham

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LPCC
20 years of experience
Intelligent
Authentic
Challenging
Virtual
In-person
2525 West Bancr...
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: May 28

Paige Walker

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LISW
5 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Hello! I’m so grateful you have started your journey toward mental health. My name is Paige and I’m a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is passionate about working with folks to support them through life’s (sometimes many) stressors. Embarking on the journey of self-discovery and healing is a courageous step, and I'm here to offer compassionate support along the way. As a therapist, my approach is rooted in creating a safe and non-judgmental space for you to explore your thoughts, emotions, and experiences. Together, we will work collaboratively to navigate challenges, identify strengths, and cultivate resilience. Whether you're seeking guidance for anxiety, depression, life transitions, or relationship issues, I am committed to fostering a therapeutic alliance that empowers you to embrace positive change and enhance your overall well-being. Your unique journey matters, and I look forward to being a trusted companion on your path to growth and self-discovery. **I do not provide documentation or prescriptions for Emotional Support Animals (ESA)**

Next available: Jun 10

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

Gina Licursi, LISW-S

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LISW
8 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Open-minded
Virtual
Hi, I’m Gina. I provide a warm and nonjudgmental environment. I want to help you overcome mental and emotional barriers that affect your ability to live the life that you want. I enjoy not only validating and hearing my clients, but also helping them view situations differently and change unhelpful thought patterns. I also have a pretty good sense of humor. I have experience working with survivors of trauma, those experiencing depression, anxiety, PTSD, chronic medical conditions and addiction.

Next available: May 29

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

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 28

Kathryn Vicks

(she/her)

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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 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

Amia Taylor, LCSW-S

(she/her)

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LISW
10 years of experience
Intelligent
Authentic
Virtual
Hello, thank you for taking the time to explore my page. You are making the right decision! My name is Amia Taylor, and I am an experienced clinician who enjoys working with people of all ages, experiences, and backgrounds. I have expertise in supporting those with anxiety, depression, grief, and trauma. I aim to create a therapeutic space that allows for genuine authenticity and healing by tailoring sessions to each client. Take the first step towards empowerment, understanding, and peace of mind by scheduling a consultation to connect and see if I am a good fit for you. I lead with a compassionate, trauma-informed, strength-based, and person-centered approach. Outside the therapy space, I enjoy arts and crafts, aromatherapy (especially a great-smelling candle!), and laughing with loved ones.

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: 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

Renee Craft MSW, LISW

(she/her)

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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

Tomiah Conley

(she/her)

Tomiah Conley profile image
LPCC
15 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
In-person
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

Laith Sersain

Laith Sersain profile image
LISW
4 years of experience
Open-minded
Direct
Warm
Virtual
I am an LISW-S based in Ohio, bringing over 4 years of experience to my practice. I earned my master in social work from The Ohio State University, and I am deeply committed to supporting individuals on their unique journeys. I specialize in working with neurodivergence, LGBTQ+ issues, women's concerns, and young adults, my goal is to create a safe and affirming space where individuals can explore their experiences and embrace their true identities. I am dedicated to helping you realize your full potential, empowering you to lead a more balanced, fulfilling life, free from the constraints of anxiety, trauma, or societal pressures.

Next available: May 30

Kaylee Hively

(she/her)

Kaylee Hively profile image
LISW
12 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
5250 State Rout...
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

Tony Szilagye

(he/him)

Tony Szilagye profile image
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

Irena Arkhypenko

(she/her)

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

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

Jye Breckenridge

(he/him)

Jye Breckenridge profile image
LISW
20 years of experience
Authentic
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Virtual
Many people turn to psychotherapy or counseling for help with anxiety, depression, trauma, painful relationship patterns, feeling stuck, or sometimes just the feeling that something is missing from life. Sometimes we may not have the words to describe our feelings, struggles, or suffering. However, with insight into past relationships and experiences, many people can make progress immediately toward overcoming these difficulties and becoming more effective in their work and relationships. I am a licensed clinician with 20 years of experience helping individuals achieve a more fulfilling life.

Next available: May 29

Dr. Felisha Jackson ILyas

(she/her)

Dr. Felisha Jackson ILyas profile image
LISW
17 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Authentic
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Independent Clinic Social Worker- Supervisor. I received my doctorate in education, a masters in social work, and a bachelors in criminal justice. I have an extensive background in mental health and substance use. I love the work that I do. I am dedicated to supporting individuals and families with learning what mental health is and how this understanding is an important factor in living your best life.

Next available: Jun 8

Tim Welch

Tim Welch profile image
LPCC
22 years of experience
Virtual
As a licensed professional clinical counselor based in Ohio with over two decades of experience, I’m here to offer support for those wrestling with anxiety, alcohol and drug addiction, depression, trauma, stress, relational, life , self-esteem and ADHD. I firmly believe in tailoring my approach to fit your unique needs because I understand that one approach does not fit all. Let’s work together to explore your concerns and find solutions that resonate with you on a personal level. Your well-being is my priority, and I’m committed to seeing you as a whole person, not just a list of issues.

Next available: May 29

Jessica Whited

(she/her)

Jessica Whited profile image
LISW
10 years of experience
Open-minded
Intelligent
Authentic
Virtual
I am an LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) with experience in working with adults and children from in-patient as well as out-patient settings. I have worked with teenagers and young children for over 10 years. I specialize in working with children with trauma, anxiety, and depression. I have a heart for working with kids and teens with traumatic experiences. My passion began while I was still in high school and wanted to be a teacher. I worked in various daycare facilities as well as having my own in-home daycare and decided I wanted to help kids (and adults) in a more in-depth manner. That is when I began my journey into social work and found my true calling in life. I have experience working with children and adolescents who have been through, or are currently in, the child welfare system as well as working with older teens with substance abuse/misuse issues.

Next available: May 30

Sheenah Scott

(she/her)

Sheenah Scott profile image
LISW
28 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
I graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a Master of Social Work degree in 1992. I am dually and independently licensed in mental health (Licensed Independent Social Worker-Supervisor or LISW-S) and substance abuse (Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor - Clinical Supervisor or LICDC-CS). I started out working with children and families, foster care, and adoption at non-profit agencies, helping families to overcome obstacles to success. For the past 25 years, I have worked with men and women who are struggling with stress, depression, anxiety, anger, relationship issues, mental health issues, substance use issues, and other issues, to learn the skills and thought processes needed to become successful. I specialize in Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Anger Management, Life Transitions, Stress Management, Women's Issues, and Ethnicity/Diversity Issues.

Next available: Jun 2

Debora Van Romer

(she/her)

Debora Van Romer profile image
LPCC
15 years of experience
Virtual
I am a licensed professional clinical counselor. I have been counseling for over 15 years. I find happiness and joy in helping people move beyond what they think is possible. I am sensitive, compassionate, empathetic, and very non-judgmental. I like to provide a safe place to for clients to process, so each client is able to share their story, knowing that you will be very supported.

Next available: May 28

Coleen Olsson

Coleen Olsson profile image
LISW
17 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm a therapist licensed to practice independently in several states. I graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Master's of Social Work in 2006, and have been in practice since. I provide support to help teens and adults who are struggling with depression, mood swings, anxiety, trauma, and ADHD. We may cover challenges pertaining to family, work, school, sports, substance use, household and parenting, to name a few.

Next available: Jun 3

Stephanie Powers

(she/her)

Stephanie Powers profile image
LISW
5 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, my name is Stephanie. I am a graduate of the Ohio State University College of Social Work. I am independently licensed in the state of Ohio with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence. My favorite part of my job is helping create safe spaces where people can make sense of their past, find hope for their future, and begin advocating for themselves in new ways. I utilize attachment theory, motivational interviewing, solution focused therapy, and elements of internal family systems therapy in my practice. Outside of work, I love to travel, swim, and play board games. I am married and am the proud mama of two young kiddos. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. 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 30

Annabella Batiz

(she/her)

Annabella Batiz profile image
LISW
25 years of experience
Virtual
I have over twenty five years of social work experience, most of my years of experience are in a clinical setting combined with both clinical and supervisory and administrative duties. I have successfully completed both a Bachelor in Social Work and a Master in Social Work from Rutgers University, specializing in direct practice with children and families and a MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University with a focus on healthcare.

Next available: May 28

Erica Richley-Duda

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LPCC
20 years of experience
Virtual
I’m so excited to connect with you! My name is Erica Richley-Duda. I’m a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Ohio. I’ve been a practicing clinician for 20 years. I’ve worked with children, adolescents, and adults. I have extensive experience working with school issues and parenting issues. I’ve also worked with couples issues. In my free-time, I love spending time outdoors and walking my dog, Noble! I’ve authored two books - “Unmasking ADHD: Navigating the Neurodivergent Mind” and “Unlocking Trauma: Creating Trauma-Informed Environments and Transforming School Discipline.”

Next available: May 28

Rob Goodman

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LPCC
8 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
500 East Church...
Life is hard- we all need a little help and support on the journey. I see myself as walking beside the people I work with. Some need to look into the past and process it, receive a different perspective on it. Some have a specific goal in mind like decreasing anxiety by learning new skills in a short period of time. Others need a listening ear, with some insights sprinkled in. Kids need to play. Adults at times benefit from clarity and analysis. What do you need? I believe the interpersonal connection between counselor and client can be healing in and of itself. People are ones that hurt us, we're also the ones that heal each other.

Next available: May 29

Shala Hill

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LPCC
4 years of experience
Virtual
My name is Shala, I'm an LPCC who works with clients from all walks of life to address some of today's most common concerns. I've worked with people in recovery, people coming out of the prison system, survivors of childhood trauma, people with personality disorders, and individuals questioning their identity and their spirituality. My passions are incorporating mind-body approaches to help you stay present in the moment, teaching skills that you can use in tough moments, offering education on communication and relationships, and incorporating spirituality into the counseling process.

Next available: May 29

JoAnna Castrilla-Cole

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LISW
24 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) licensed in Ohio and Georgia. I received my Masters from Case Western Reserve University in Ohio and have worked in the mental health field for over 20 years. I currently treat the mental health needs of adults struggling with any combination of the following: anxiety, depression, adjustments/life transitions, grief/loss and trauma to help them as they find healing and wellness.

Next available: Jun 4

Kristy Martell

(she/her)

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LPCC
11 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, I'm Kristy Have you felt anxious or overwhelmed regarding emotions, relationships or physical health? Is it difficult to find peace amidst your daily schedule? Is it difficult to be kind to yourself while you are caring for others? I help clients communicate effectively and find balance while setting boundaries within relationships to decrease stress. Together, we can identify what's not working and develop a plan to develop internal motivation for choosing healthier responses. We'll use a present moment focus, explore adaptive thought patterns and increase self-awareness to enhance personal growth. I also promote skill development for emotional regulation (e.g., anger management) and distress tolerance. Whether you're dealing with 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 whatever is preventing you from moving forward. We can work together as a team!

Next available: May 30

Aristea Greiff

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LISW
22 years of experience
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
Hi! In my work over the years, I have had the pleasure to see my clients succeed at life! I am compassionate, non-judgmental, and we will meet wherever you are and take you wherever you want to go. I look forward to working with you! Specializations Addiction and/or Substance Use Concerns, Anger Management, Anxiety, Couples Counseling, Depression, Family Therapy, Grief, Health Psychology, Parenting Issues, Relationship Issues, Sleep Health, Women's Health. In our sessions, you can see into my home, and it is as if you are right there with me. No filters, no staring at a wall behind me. You will be inside of my home office as if it were in person. At our sessions I take notes that I give to you at the end of our sessions, so you have have something tangible to take with you, as well as links to resources such as podcasts, books, take home exercises (never mandatory though!) to help you progress in between sessions to make our time together more valuable. I used to be in direct service many years ago and then moved into training EAP providers and offering trainings for Mental Health providers to maintain their licenses, but during the, "Great Hiatus," I saw that people needed help. So I came back to be in the trenches. You are in good hands! I am also a student of positive psychology, but I have the ability to empathize deeply and really be right there with you. Almost all of my clients have experienced breakthroughs and by the end of our time together are enjoying their lives again and feeling competent to problem solve and develop coping tools, and resiliency.

Next available: Jun 4

Sarah Lenhart

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LPCC
10 years of experience
Virtual
I’ve worked as an Ohio licensed counselor since 2014. I began working in community mental health in 2012 on a Crisis Stabilization Unit where I received experience in a variety of departments including Prescreening, Emergency Services, Crisis Stabilization, and individual behavioral health counseling. I also have experience facilitating group therapy in the areas of Co-Occurring Disorders and Motivational Interviewing.

Next available: Jun 4

Kara Cantu

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LPCC
20 years of experience
Virtual
I’m a licensed professional clinical counselor who started her degree at the University of South Florida. I’ve worked from treatment assistant to supervisor. I have worked with those suffering with substance use disorders, trauma and panic disorders and even parents of children with special needs. My goal is to help people learn real time tools to help manage intense emotions and overcome pervasive patterns that prevent healthy relationships. Since I have worked in the social services for over 20 years, I have a wealth of knowledge. Asking for help is a first step toward a better understanding and improved functioning.

Next available: May 29

Stephanie Wells

(she/her)

Stephanie Wells profile image
LPCC
26 years of experience
Virtual
I offer a comfortable space to help build a therapeutic relationship, which I feel is the most important thing to enable healing. I am the mother of a preemie, & had my daughter when I was 40, experiencing post partum depression myself. I have been a business owner, case manager, supervisor, working in various settings, both private & community mental health.

Next available: Jun 1

Dornice Friday

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LISW
8 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker who is based in Ohio. I received by Bachelor's and Master's in Social Work at Cleveland State University and have been practicing in the field for about 10 years. I enjoy advocating and aiding those who need it most. Providing a safe space for my client's so they can find themselves and a sense of peace.

Next available: May 28

Marie Green,LPCC

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LPCC
17 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with over 17 years experience. I provide a holistic approach to psychotherapy, has allowed me to engage individuals and couples in highly effective therapeutic psychological services. My doctoral and graduate achievements has afforded me extensive training and experience in various evidence based modalities including CBT, DBT, Psychoanalytic theory, positive psychology, and motivational psychology. I maintain an authentic, caring, confidential, nonjudgment therapeutic setting to put my clients at ease and encourage transparancy.

Next available: May 31

Crystal L Cooper

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LISW
15 years of experience
Virtual
My name is Crystal Cooper and I am a Child, Youth and Family Therapist. I am licensed as a LMSW in the state of Texas and a LISW and CDCA in the state of Ohio. I obtained my Bachelors of Arts in Psychology at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio and I then went on to obtained my Masters of Social Work at Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio. I specialize in working with PTSD, Depression, Anxiety, Adjustment Disorder,  Oppositional Deviant Disorder, school concerns, aggressive behavioral issues, and emotional regulation. By providing psychoeducation, skills and psychotherapy to patients struggling with mental illness, emotional disturbance and behavior issues I am able to help empower them to become the best version of themselves. I am experienced in providing individual, group, family therapy, crisis intervention, psychoeducation and collaborative care in the home, community, and the education environment. I utilize TF-CBT, motivational interviewing, person-centered, solution-focused, and mindfulness treatment modalities to build a safe and therapeutic relationship, incorporating parents along the way to produce the best possible outcomes to maintain thought, emotional and behavioral changes. Time has no measure, and I value the opportunity and responsibility of making an impact in the lives of others.

Next available: May 28

Erin Weber Carrick, LPCC-S

(she/her)

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LPCC
12 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I am an experienced therapist that has helped others with numerous personal and family issues. I look at the process of therapy as a journey we go on together so I can learn about your life and help you recognize your strengths and help you gain insight into triggers. I have been a licensed therapist for 10 years. I specialize in trauma and am trained in specific techniques including DBT and EMDR to help process your past and gain calming coping skills. I emphasize the use of journaling and meditation to gain knowledge about yourself between sessions and help you process your past in a safe place. I have worked within addiction and family systems and have experience teaching boundaries and communication skills to help you improve important relationships in your life.

Next available: Jun 11

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