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Jeyran Shahgaldiyeva

(she/her)

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

Next available: Jun 14

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 14

Ken Seeley LPCC, CCTP - Trajectory Counseling

(he/him)

Ken Seeley LPCC, CCTP - Trajectory Counseling profile image
LPCC
10 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Authentic
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: Jun 16

Lanelle Jackson

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LPCC
15 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Open-minded
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: Jun 14

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: Jun 18

Tiffany Alexander, LPCC-S

(she/her)

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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 22

Meghan Fawcett

(she/her)

Meghan Fawcett profile image
LPCC
18 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
I have worked as a counselor for the last 17 years, and specialize in working with those who are challenged by changes in life. Whether you have had recent life events that are confusing or upsetting to you, losses, or feel as though your life is missing something, my desire as a therapist is to help you work through the change process and land in a space that makes you feel as though you are complete. I am proud to be a person that people say they feel comfortable talking to and have always taken a nonjudgmental approach to anything someone has to share. We are all unique and deserve an unbiased audience. Whether you are struggling in a relationship, looking at addictive behaviors, challenged by mood changes, or just unsure of why you feel stuck, I would love the opportunity to work with you and assist in facilitating movement toward your personal goals.

Next available: Jun 17

Adelma Reyes

(she/her)

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LPCC
15 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
Hi! I'm Adelma Reyes and I live in Florida. I have been workign with adults and young adults struggling with depression, anxiety, substance use, grief, and other signficant life changes. I am genuinely curios and interested in people's stories and I like to ask questions conducive to personal growth. I also like to teach you some skills so when you leave therapy you can manage your symptoms in a healthy way.

Next available: Jun 14

Michelle Kessler, LPCC

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LPCC
12 years of experience
Warm
Humorous
Direct
Virtual
Hello! I admire your courage to begin the counseling process. I have over 13 years of experience as an independently licensed counselor. Over the years, I have had the humbling experience of listening to and empowering others to be a better version of themselves. I have worked with all ages including those who benefited from play therapy to those who reside in a nursing home. I have a blended approach to counseling based on the client's situational stressors. I have also provided counseling through the eyes of a Christian for those who desire to incorporate God into our sessions. My end goal in counseling is to empower individuals to break any identified cycle of dysfunction for the next generation of their family. I have a calm and empathetic approach and set solid boundaries with my clients. I look forward to the opportunity to work with you! Michelle Kessler, LPCC

Next available: Jul 2

Billy Bruce, LPCC, LICDC-CS

(he/him)

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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 15

Melissa

(she/her)

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LPCC
8 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
Hi I'm Melissa! Are you looking for guidance during a difficult time? Need assistance working through relationship issues? Want to find effective ways to manage anxiety and depression? I'm here to help! Working together we can find ways to get you back on the right path and living your best life. I love watching people realize the strength they have to push forward and cope with all of life's ups and downs. I treat each client as a unique individual who is the expert of their life. Working together we come up with goals that address the areas you need assistance in and design the treatment that is most relevant to you. I am well versed in CBT, DBT and ACT modalities and work with each client to identify what speaks to them and their needs. Reaching out was the first step in your journey. I can't wait to be part of your healing process!

Next available: Jun 15

Renee Craft MSW, LISW

(she/her)

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LISW
9 years of experience
Intelligent
Warm
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: Jun 16

Cindy Cucunato

(she/her)

Cindy Cucunato profile image
LPCC
30 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
Hello, I go by Cindy and identify as she/her. Helping others has been my passion for many years. I overcame many obstacles in my personal life that brought me to where I am today. My style is working with others as a team member without a heirarchy. Experience along with education makes me the therapist I am today.

Next available: Jun 20

Katherine Simmons, LPCC-S

(she/her)

Katherine Simmons, LPCC-S profile image
LPCC
21 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
Hello and welcome. Thank you for taking the time to read my profile and congratulations on taking a step forward on your recovery journey. My name is Katherine Simmons. I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with a supervisory endorsement (LPCC-S) in Ohio. I graduated from Ashland Theological Seminary, so I am also able to provide Christian Counseling to those who wish it. I have worked in the mental health field for over 20 years mostly in community mental health agencies and so have years of experience providing services for those wanting to include their spiritual beliefs as well as those who do not. Additionally, I have experience with people from a wide range of backgrounds as well as diagnoses. I can help you work on the struggles you are facing and offer you a place you may come to feel is safe to explore your thoughts and feelings and make the changes you want to make.

Next available: Jun 20

Cristian Capell

(she/her)

Cristian Capell profile image
LPCC
15 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Are you struggling with maintaining your sanity as a wife, mother and caretaker? Or are you just someone who needs clarity on what your needs really are? While sometimes it is difficult to understand your own needs, therapy is a way to maintain your self care, learn how to gain better understanding and communicate your needs and feelings, to help you address barriers to healthy relationships and accomplishing personal goals. As a therapist I have 14 years of experience in helping adults and adolescents identify their own needs and collaborate to help them recognize how to improve upon those barriers. My primary interest is in helping individuals gain insight into their self worth in order to better manage life and mental health barriers. In therapy with me clients learn how to adjust negative thinking, improve self care, adjust self esteem and adjust your ability to believe in yourself. Sure therapy can be scary and even stigmatized but with the right collaboration it can be a godsend. Let me help you on your journey, let me help you adjust your crown.

Next available: Jun 15

Tim Welch

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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: Jun 27

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: Jun 16

Kristy Martell

(she/her)

Kristy Martell profile image
LPCC
11 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, my name is Kristy Martell, I have a Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) with a focus in Counseling. I am currently licensed with the Ohio Counselor, Social Work and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. I am also licensed with the Ohio Chemical Dependency and Professionals Board. I have more than 11 years of experience, I work full time, overseeing multiple programs and recently started to develop my private practice. As a therapist, I like to work with clients to help them establish balance within their daily routine and relationships. Through the process of therapy, we are able to work to establish healthy boundaries, develop coping skills, manage stressors, change unhealthy thinking, self-awareness and enhance personal growth. I am looking forward to walking alongside you through this healing journey!

Next available: Jun 14

Ellen Thrasher

(she/her)

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LISW
30 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Hello, I am an independently licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Ohio with the ability to provide supervision (MSSA, LISW-S). I earned my Master of Science in Social Administration from Case Western Reserve University. I have over 20 years of clinical experience. I have worked with clients of all ages and backgrounds. I specialize in working with clients experiencing Depression, Anxiety and Trauma.

Next available: Jun 26

Emma Franke

(she/her)

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LPCC
6 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
Emma Franke is a mental health professional with her licensure as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. My goal as a counselor is to provide a safe space for clients to process difficult emotions, identify strengths, and develop resilience. I believe that building rapport and trust is essential to building any therapeutic alliance. I hope to have the opportunity to work with you on your journey.

Next available: Jun 14

Charles Hankton

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LPCC
24 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Direct
Virtual
Hi, I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with over 23 years of experience in a community-based setting. I have 1-2 years experience in a private practice setting and my scope of practice includes expertise in depression anxiety trauma family conflict and ADHD. It also includes expertise in couples counseling, grief and loss, forgiveness therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and mindfulness relaxation and guided imagery.

Next available: Jun 15

Samantha Fooce, LPCC-S (Ohio), LPC, ALPS (WV)

(she/her)

Samantha Fooce, LPCC-S (Ohio), LPC, ALPS (WV) profile image
LPCC
18 years of experience
Virtual
Samantha Fooce has been working in the human services field since 1999. Her first position as an unlicensed (paraprofessional) “Crisis Counselor” was working midnight shift in 1999-2001 at Pathways Inc’s Crisis Center in Ashland, Ky. Since that time, she has had experience working as a Child Protective Services Case Manager, Crime Victim’s Advocate, Therapeutic Program Worker, School-Based Counselor, Chemical Dependency Counselor and as a Clinical Director prior to opening her own office in 2019. She received her first license in counseling in 2007 in the state of Ohio and later became licensed in WV. It is likely that she has had the experience to understand the situations you are going through.

Next available: Jun 17

William Silverstone

(he/him)

William Silverstone profile image
LISW
2 years of experience
Virtual
Hi there, William Silverstone here. I have always enjoyed relating to people. I like helping people get in touch with their innermost desires and dreams. We’ll identify any barriers you may be encountering and design a manageable game plan to help you overcome these hurdles and get you back in your proper stride. I have experience as a Clinical Social Worker counseling adult and geriatric patients in long-term care settings as well as providing counseling to adults and couples at a mental health facility, as a Licensed Social Worker providing behavioral health counseling to clients in a recovery setting. I have also worked as a Licensed Social Worker coordinating care and handling case management as part of a care team, and in the role of CPST (Community Psychiatric Supportive Treatment) helping patients to monitor and reduce the severity of their symptoms. I work with all types of patients using an eclectic approach to determine the best treatment that is most likely to help you be successful based on each individual's particular situation, background and experience.

Next available: Jun 17

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 24

Amy Zauel

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LISW
28 years of experience
Authentic
Humorous
Open-minded
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: Jun 17

Diane Bales

(she/her)

Diane Bales profile image
LPCC
15 years of experience
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi! My name is Diane Bales MS, LMHC, LPC. I am passionate about what I do. I love walking with clients through their journey of healing. I am known for really caring about my patients and I think that shows. I use an eclectic approach to treatment. I feel that everyone is different and not one approach works for everyone. I want my clients to feel that they have accomplished or overcome something during their time in therapy.

Next available: Jun 29

Sara Newman

(she/her)

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LISW
19 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Independant Social Worker (LISW-S) with over 19 years of clinical experience in community mental health and private practice. I provide individual therapy to children, adolescents and adults, with specialty areas that include anxiety and depression issues, mindfulness, relaxation training, developmental disabilities and autism spectrum disorder. I have two undergraduate degrees in Music and Psychology from Baldwin Wallace College and a Master’s degree in Social Work (MSSA) from Case Western Reserve University. I have experience in using cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), and mindfulness interventions with clients. I also have completed training in yoga and incorporate mind body interventions into counseling.

Next available: Jun 14

LaKendra Johnson

(she/her)

LaKendra Johnson profile image
LPCC
11 years of experience
Virtual
I'm a licensed mental health and substance use counselor. I have been practicing for the last 11 years in different settings with a wide variety of clients, including those struggling with mood disorders, depression, anxiety, trauma, life transitions, imposter syndrome, issues of self-esteem, and more. In my practice, I meet you where you are and together, we figure out what you want to see change in your life: perhaps it is moving on from a relationship with more understanding and grace or having a better range of skills to cope with life's ups and downs.

Next available: Jun 20

John M. O'Brien

John M. O'Brien profile image
LPCC
3 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
252 3rd Avenue,...
Hey There, I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in Ohio. I received a Masters degree in clinical mental health counseling from Ohio University. I also received my undergraduate in elementary education and taught school for 7 years before becoming a therapist. I help kids, adults and couples struggling with a wide range of challenges. I specially in EMDR therapy and many other types of evidence based therapies. My hobbies are hunting, fishing, golf, camping, kayaking and anything outdoors.

Next available: Jun 19

Linda O'Leary

(she/her)

Linda O'Leary profile image
LISW
4 years of experience
Virtual
In our first session, we will get to know each other and decide if we're a good fit. We will review your background and history as well as current struggles and symptoms. As well as talking about your goals and objectives, focusing on your priorities. I will ask you a lot of questions about your goals and objectives, and I hope you feel free to ask me questions, too!

Next available: Jun 14

Terry Pryor

(he/him)

Terry Pryor profile image
LPCC
7 years of experience
Virtual
Hello Everyone! I am licensed counselor based out of Ohio, but I am originally from Pittsburgh, PA. I received my Master’s Degree from Youngstown State University in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2017. I help adults over come issues with Trauma, Anxiety, Depression and Addictions in order to become the best versions of themselves. I am a Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist.

Next available: Jun 15

Coleen Olsson

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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 17

Margaret Maxwell

(she/her)

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LPCC
9 years of experience
Virtual
Welcome! As a therapist I have a warm and authentic relationship with my clients. At times life can be overwhelming and challenging, I offer services to children, adolescents, and adults to help navigate those times. My hope is to give my clients a nonjudgmental space in which they feel they can be honest about their thoughts and feelings while also learning and implementing new tools and skills to better their lives. I am passionate about working with not only children and adolescents but the parents, caregivers, and service providers in their lives. Today’s fast paced world can feel lonely and demanding to individuals. Sessions are based on personal needs and therefore will not look the same for every client.

Next available: Jun 19

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: Jun 14

Geraldyn Luna

(she/her)

Geraldyn Luna profile image
LISW
1 year of experience
Virtual
Hello, I am licensed clinical social worker in Ohio. I am have worked with various populations that range from children to older adults. As a social worker, I want to focus on meeting my clients where they are and become a supportive person. My approach is rooted in compassion and empathy, creating a safe space for healing and growth. Unlock your true potential and embrace a mindset of positivity and resilience. Together, we can navigate life's challenges and empower you to thrive.

Next available: Jun 14

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 15

Wendy Pugh

(she/her)

Wendy Pugh profile image
LISW
17 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker who can provide supervision to other social workers (LISW-S) in Ohio and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Florida. I received my Master's in Social Work from the Ohio State University and have been practicing for 18 years. I currently live in Florida, but I serve people from both states virtually. I enjoy working with all types of clients who can expect a caring, compassionate, nonjudgmental, yet honest experience with me.

Next available: Jun 15

Kshema Sunil

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LPCC
12 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with Supervisory designation licensed to practice in the state of Ohio. I received my Masters from Xavier University, Ohio and have been practicing for 12 years. I specialize in treating adult clients with co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders. I utilize evidenced based interventions in providing effective care in achieving the best outcome for the clients.

Next available: Jun 15

Beth Pilous-Smith Ph.D, PCC-S

(she/her)

Beth Pilous-Smith Ph.D, PCC-S profile image
LPCC
29 years of experience
Humorous
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
My name is Beth Pilous-Smith (Licensed in OHIO). As a therapist, I am passionate about empowering individuals. I aim to join you in successfully reaching your goals of repairing/resolving conflicts, lessening distress and emotional pain, solving problems, and enhancing your overall well-being. I work hard to create a safe, calm place where my clients feel supported and heard. While I have worked with clients with multiple therapeutic issues, I have spent many years specifically assisting clients with issues related to trauma, adoption, educational needs, attachment, divorce, parenting concerns, and mood disorders. Additionally, I am kink, polyamorous, nonmonogamy, and BDSM friendly. I have more than 29 years of experience working in mental health in clinical, school, and community settings. I enjoy working with all age ranges. I look forward to meeting you!

Next available: Jun 18

Kerrigan Skruck (MSW/LISW-S)

(they/them)

Kerrigan Skruck (MSW/LISW-S) profile image
LISW
5 years of experience
Virtual
Your Voice, Your Power – Your Path to Transformation. ☀️ As a dedicated Licensed Independent Social Worker, Supervisor (LISW-S) therapist, I specialize in working with teenagers and adults, fostering resilience and growth. I am authentic to who I am and always remind you that we are both equals. I am also committed to supporting the LGBTQIA community, ensuring a safe and affirming space for their unique journeys. It’s okay to not be okay. End the stigma and talk about it. Do you feel alone and stuck inside your head? Anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, body image, etc? I’m here to help foster your confidence and remind you that you are not alone. You are strong and you can get through this. I know the light in the tunnel seems far, but we will both guide through to find the shine again. I am a person, friend, daughter, mom, and partner. I didn’t just read a book to get into this career. I have experienced life adversities that made me want to help others. I became the adult I needed when I was younger. I am passionate about advocating for mental health and people’s rights. Everyone should have their voices heard. If you feel you lost your voice or don’t have one, then you came to the right place. Your voice will be heard every step of the way.

Next available: Jun 18

Carla Darnell

Carla Darnell profile image
LPCC
30 years of experience
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Warm
Virtual
I have always been fascinated by how people work. As a child I loved learning about how the body works. As I got older my focus shifted to how minds work and how people function in this world. My education centered around mental health how to help people with their problems. I have an MS in Life Span Development and an Med in Counselor Education, both from Purdue University and am now a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in Ohio. I enjoy gardening, traveling and learning new things. I am an optimist. My general way of relating to people is one of listing intently enough to be able to see things from their point of view, and to show respect, warmth, and humor. I believe that establishing a strong, supportive relationship is of utmost importance in therapy. Respect and honesty are essential for effective therapy. Together we can solve problems and improve bad situations.

Next available: Jun 14

Alyce Fortnoff, LPCC

(she/her)

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LPCC
25 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! Are you feeling anxious, confused, depressed, or struggling with life in other ways? My name is Alyce and I offer person-centered therapy in a safe space for you to be heard. I like to focus on individualized treatment based on you and your needs rather than cookie-cutter therapy. I have over 20+ years counseling experience with diverse populations and like helping others as I was helped earlier in my life.

Next available: Jun 25

Joe Hupp LISW-S, LCSW, LICSW, LSCSW, LMSW, LIMHP, LCSW-C, ACSW

(he/him)

Joe Hupp LISW-S, LCSW, LICSW, LSCSW, LMSW, LIMHP, LCSW-C, ACSW profile image
LISW
20 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Virtual
Hello, I am Joe and I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker, with the ability to serve those located throughout the United States. My aim to to ensure that each and every session be approach with comfort, finding solutions and getting you to feel better with whatever associated problem you are experiencing. It may be overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. We can work together to find a solution to getting you to feel better!

Next available: Jun 16

Kristina Kearns

Kristina Kearns profile image
LISW
20 years of experience
Authentic
Open-minded
Empowering
Virtual
Encompass Counseling Accepting new telehealth patients! Receive therapy with added comfort and flexibility from a secure virtual client portal. Enjoy the benefits of counseling while staying in your own home. My friendly, positive, and non-judgmental stance is here in support of you. I am bringing many years of clinical experience and expertise to your assistance. You can expect unconditional positive regard and a proactive experience. You will learn to make decisions that line with the visions you have for your life.

Next available: Jun 15

Michelle Corley

(she/her)

Michelle Corley profile image
LISW
8 years of experience
Virtual
You are a woman who has been devastated by grief over pregnancy loss, infertility, or postpartum depression and anxiety. You desperately want to find someone to talk to about how alone and sad you feel. You feel heartbroken, ashamed, and angry lately. Your world has stopped while everyone else seems to be living their best life. You find yourself having the same fights with your partner over and over again. Society glamorizes pregnancy and motherhood which can make you feel even more alone and misunderstood. If you see one more pregnancy announcement or social media post about the happiness of motherhood, you might lose it! Your baby is important to you no matter how much time you have spent with them. You want to learn how to keep your baby’s memory alive. You want to learn how to experience happiness during this new transition to motherhood. You want to feel heard by someone without shame or judgment. You are not alone. As a woman, I have been there.

Next available: Jun 14

Stephanie Gainer

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LISW
10 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Congratulations on taking the first on your healing journey! I am passionate about empowering individuals. I aim to join you in successfully reaching your goals of resolving conflicts, lessening distress and emotional pain, solving problems, and enhancing your overall well-being. I work hard to create a safe, calm place where my clients feel heard. My counseling style is pretty laid back. I have been described as supportive, caring, and compassionate, with a pretty good sense of humor. I like to focus on identifying your strengths and helping you to maximize them to overcome your obstacles. I'm here to help you sort through the things that are difficult right now, and offer you a safe place to be open and honest without fear of judgment. I provide support and interventions to help you find resolution to events in your past, present, and future.

Next available: Jun 17

Elizabeth Reigner

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LISW
33 years of experience
Empowering
Direct
Virtual
Hello. I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) with 33 years of mental health counseling experience. In 1991, I earned a Master of Social Service Administration (MSSA) Degree from the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio. https://case.edu/social work/ . Prior to my counseling work, I facilitated fund-raisers for non-profit charities in Cleveland, Ohio; and I was a very active volunteer in the Cleveland area. I am very proud of my affiliation with the Mandel School. It is home to 9 research and training centers, including 3 Centers of Excellence. I consider the school to be one of the best graduate social work schools in the United States. My professors were trained at Harvard, Smith, and the University of Washington. I provide therapy for teenagers, young adults, middle-aged adults, and older adults. I provide addiction recovery counseling, individual counseling, couples counseling, and marital counseling.

Next available: Jun 14

Mary A. Rooney, LISW-S

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LISW
33 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
I have been practicing as a clinical social worker for over thirty years and I have never gotten bored or tired or even considered doing anything else. I am originally from New York State and got my bachelor's degree in English literature at NYU. I took some time off to travel and then settled in Houston, Texas and got my master's degree from the University of Houston. I had extensive psychoanalysis to heal my own wounds prior to becoming a therapist and, after being licensed, I became a therapist, then clinical director, of a psychiatric day treatment center. After about seven years I opened my own private practice office where I saw clients in the evening and, during the daytime, I saw clients who were referred to me for treatment in several independent living and nursing facilities, and at a residential treatment center for adults with schizophrenia and other major mental illness. Since coming to Ohio five years ago I have been in private practice and signed up with Grow Therapy in August of 2023.

Next available: Jun 14

Tasha Ford, PhD, MSW, LISW-S

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LISW
20 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
Greetings and thank you for stopping to review my profile. Let me first say that it takes moxie to decide to connect with someone for support. Congratulations on your decision to take this first step into your wellness. I am a Psychotherapist (LISW-S ), Certified as an Aromatherapist, Mindfulness & Meditation Instructor and Integrative Mental Health Professional and I have worked in my field for over 20 years, 15 as a licensed professional. I specialize in working with adults seeking to move forward through grief and loss, depression, anxiety, life transitions, trauma, stress, couples and families, emotional eating & negative food relationship, substance abuse and addiction. My goal is always to partner with you to support you in curating the life you desire and deserve to live. I think that life can be hard sometimes and having someone there to listen, intentionally, to meet you where you are on your journey can be transformative

Next available: Jul 3

Jaimie A Wells

(he/him)

Jaimie A Wells profile image
LISW
37 years of experience
Virtual
Do you feel that life can, at times, may be very challenging and even seem overwhelming. There can be hope in being able overcome these difficulties and reaching your goals and full potential. Areas which are distressing for you are addressed in a collaborative approach which accentuates the positive. Feeling better is an important first step in your journey to developing effective coping skills and resiliency, reaching your goals, and realizing your full potential. This is accomplished through an empirically based multi-modal and multi-dimensional approach which incorporates all your important characteristics and strengths while developing new abilities. Whether you're dealing with trauma, anxiety, depression, ADHD, PTSD, legal issues, and/or relationship difficulties, I'm here to help you.

Next available: Jun 14

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