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May Yang

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LISW
13 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
I have a decade of experience focusing on children, adolescents, adults, women, men focusing on depression, anxiety, work life balance, sexual health, sexual addictions, grief and loss, life transitions, domestic violence, eating disorders, abuse against children, relationship health, marriage counseling, pre-marriage counseling, trans gender issues and court mandated therapy services. THIS WORK is my life’s passion and it is a honor to be in this profession. I graduated summa cum laude from the University of Michigan with a degree in Interpersonal Practice and it is my life’s work to help you get to a place you want to be. I provide a safe, nurturing, and non-judgmental environment to help you overcome your past struggles and present barriers. I will guide you to help yourself to master the tools necessary to effectively navigate through the complexities of life with a new set lenses in order to help you reach your full potential.

Next available: Jun 17

Ken Seeley LPCC, CCTP - Trajectory Counseling

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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 17

Karen Collins

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

Next available: Jun 17

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

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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

Amy Bowers, LCSW

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LISW
23 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
Hi everyone! My name is Amy. Everyone experiences life differently, and at times, trying to figure out how to handle these experiences can become overwhelming. My goal is to provide a warm, welcoming, and safe environment where I can assist you in processing and gaining control of your thoughts, feelings, behaviors, relationships, and lifestyle balance. I empower people to overcome the burden of anxiety. I am interested in working with teenagers and adults. My areas of focus include anxiety, depression, grief, family conflict, behavioral issues, anger management, relationship problems, life transitions, stress management, and behavioral activation/motivation. In session, we will learn to identify how our thinking affects our feelings and actions. My role is to challenge you and teach you how to help yourself. My goal is to give you realistic tools to cope with stressors and form a healthy relationship with yourself and the people in your life. I have over twenty years of experience as a licensed social worker working with children, adolescents, adults, families, and groups. I have worked in public schools, community agencies, psychiatric hospitals, and in outpatient therapy. I obtained my bachelors and masters degree in social work from the University of Akron and am a licensed clinical social worker with the State of Pennsylvania and am licensed in Ohio as well.

Next available: Jun 17

Marjorie Gentry, LISW

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

Next available: Jun 18

Mande Postle, LISW

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LISW
20 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Intelligent
Virtual
Hello, I am Mande. I have 20 years of experience in the mental health field. I love working with individuals helping them to meet their best version of themselves and their life. Do you ever feel alone, as if no one understands how challenging life can be? Does it feel like everyone else has it figured out? Is it confusing how they are managing life challenges? I would love to have the opportunity to help connect and express yourself. I find it helpful to look at life outside of social media and look at the reality of life and its challenges. There are many skills that are helpful in regulating your nervous system, challenging negative beliefs and increasing self-care.

Next available: Jun 21

Elaine Hendershot

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LISW
7 years of experience
Virtual
Greetings and salutations. I am a LMSW/LISW, licensed in both Michigan and Ohio, but I reside in the Detroit area. I have been a therapist for 7 years, and specialize in working with children and teenagers. I love working with relationship issues, ADHD, ODD, anxiety, depression, and social conflict. I meet virtually for Ohio and Michigan clients, and in person for Michigan clients.

Next available: Jun 17

Tomiah Conley

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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 24

Heather Cooper

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

Next available: Jun 18

Kira Karabanovs

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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: Jun 19

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

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: Jun 19

Melech Mann

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LISW
14 years of experience
Virtual
Graduating in 2012, I have met with many hundreds of individuals, couples and families using a myriad of different methodologies. What I have learned is that the best way to help a client is to let go of anything you ever learned and connect with the person individual in front of you, not as a client but as a person. In addition, I take a highly biased and slanted bent towards your strengths and qualities with an unhidden agenda of manifesting your individual core beauty. In other words, this is a highly individual journey and the key to enjoying it is through highly colored lenses of your inexhaustible array of qualities. All methodology and techniques fall to the wayside.

Next available: Jun 18

Wendy Pugh

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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 28

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

Rachel Primeau

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LISW
13 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Intelligent
Virtual
Greetings! I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) and have worked with offenders, anger management clients, couples, teens and adults struggling with ADHD, anxiety and depression. Through a strengths based approach, my clients learn more about themselves thus improving self-confidence, communication, mood and overall outlook on life. I love serving my teen and couples clients via the Gallup strengths test. This test helps individuals understand where their energy is highest and what they value most. It's not about "strengths", but values. I believe one of the best things we can do for ourselves is take the time to truly understand ourselves as this helps us learn to communicate effectively, be productive, overcome procrastination and more. This is one tool of many I enjoy using to help my clients.

Next available: Jun 17

Kelli Gunn

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LPCC
6 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, my name is Kelli Gunn and I'm a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in Ohio who's dedicated to fostering positive change and well-being in the lives of my clients. With a strong educational background, including an associate's degree in education, a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies, and a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Bowling Green State University, I bring a comprehensive understanding of human development across the lifespan and therapeutic techniques to my practice. With eight years of experience in the helping profession and six years in clinical practice, I have honed my skills in providing compassionate and effective counseling services. My work extends beyond traditional therapy settings, as I have extensive experience working with an array of populations and individuals facing a wide range of challenges. My approach is deeply rooted in empathy, collaboration, and evidence-based practices. I strive to create a safe and supportive environment where clients feel empowered to explore their challenges and strengths. Through a strengths-based and client-centered approach, I aim to facilitate personal growth, resilience, and healing. My impact on the clients I serve is reflected in their progress, resilience, and enhanced well-being. By providing tailored interventions and unwavering support, I empower clients to navigate life's challenges, develop healthier coping strategies, and cultivate fulfilling relationships. I am committed to continuing my professional development and advocacy efforts to ensure equitable access to mental health services for all individuals in need.

Next available: Jun 17

Aliyah McConahay

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LISW
4 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Warm
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: Jun 21

Charlotte Buelow

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LISW
4 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) based in Ohio. I received my Masters degree from Louisiana State University and have experience working in a variety of settings including community mental health, day treatment, crisis counseling, and private practice. I help clients struggling with grief, loss, and other life transitions regain a feeling of control in their lives.

Next available: Jun 18

Kristen Pal

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LISW
9 years of experience
Virtual
I have been working in this field for over a decade in various different roles. I have started my career as working with physically disabled youth in college. I then moved on to working with developmentally disabled adults. I then moved into a role as a case manager who specialized in working with transistional aged youth (teenagers who are becoming adults). After spending a little over five years in that position, I obtained my master's degreee in social work and became a licensed clinical social worker. In August of 2020, I transistioned into

Next available: Jun 23

John M. O'Brien

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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 24

Danielle Norris

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LISW
3 years of experience
Open-minded
Empowering
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: Jun 17

Brandi Winkelman

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LIMFT
8 years of experience
Solution oriented
Direct
Authentic
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 20

Jill Niswonger

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LIMFT
6 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
5995 Wilcox Pla...
Hi! I am Marriage and Family Therapist licensed in Ohio, Colorado and Florida. I love to work with attachment style and help my clients gain insight into their best selves. Understanding your emotions and how they affect you and your relationships will be our first step in helping you feel unstuck. We will work together to identify the ways that you express yourself and what you are hoping for to feel better.

Next available: Jun 17

Christie Rush

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LISW
5 years of experience
Virtual
Greetings! I am a 2020 graduate of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland Ohio with a Masters in Social Sciences Administration. I have my independent license through the Counselor Social Worker Marriage and Family Therapist Board (CSWMFT) in Ohio. I have experience in community mental health where I served as an intake worker diagnosing and treating individuals with many types of mental health diagnosis's. I am trained as a Guardian Ad Litem, Forensic Custody Evaluator, and also do contract work for level II PASRR review where I travel to psychiatric hospitals and psychiatric units to assess patients. I have also worked in private practice as a therapist over the past few years.

Next available: Jun 17

Kallie Bishop

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LISW
8 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW-S) based in Columbus, Ohio. I received my Masters from the University of Denver and my Undergraduate from THE Ohio State University. I have been practicing for 8 years. I work with a variety of clients with traumatic experiences, depression, anxiety, and overall emotional health needs and will work with you to make you feel safe and cared for.

Next available: Jun 17

Heike Wilson

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LPCC
10 years of experience
Virtual
I am a licensed professional clinical counselor with 10 years of experience. I have experience working with a variety of individuals and families and specialize in children, adolescents, and young adults. I specialize in treating those with a variety of presenting problems including anxiety, trauma, behavior concerns, ADHD, and more. I use a collaborative approach where I believe the client is the focus of the work we do together. Using a variety of techniques, I will meet you where you are and work with you to meet your goals.

Next available: Jun 21

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

Marirhetta, Crosby LPCC LIMFT NBCC C-DBT

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LPCC
5 years of experience
Virtual
I’m a Northeast Ohio clinical systemic therapist committed to helping individuals, couples and families learn how to heal and deal with past experiences, hurt, and uncover/ resolve underlying issues and build healthier relationships. My work focuses on targeting ineffective mental, emotional, and behavioral habits, negative thinking patterns and beliefs that get in the way of daily functioning. I am excited to empower clients to build the life and relationships they want and deserve. I believe in taking a collaborative cognitive, dialectical, behavioral, and systemic approach to helping clients to build health patterns of thinking, feeling and behaving, self assurance and confidence in achieving their goals. I’m passionate about transforming mindsets, building self-awareness and improving relationships for individuals, couples and families.

Next available: Jun 20

Debra Cooke

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LPCC
1 year of experience
Virtual
I've been through my own trauma and done my own therapy work (and continue to do so), so I know what it's like to take these big steps and make some difficult changes. I've reached a point at which I'm able to help others to grow and improve their lives by identifying core thoughts and beliefs that are holding them back, and specific skills they can work on to take more control over their lives.

Next available: Jun 19

Beth Pilous-Smith Ph.D, PCC-S

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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 21

Kerrigan Skruck (MSW/LISW-S)

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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

Jane H Miller

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LISW
30 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
My name is Jane Miller, LISW (Licensed in OHIO) and I am honored to be joining this community. I have been in private practice for 30 years and my work is my passion. It is such a gift to be trusted by clients and to work together with a sense of safety. I act as a catalyst for change, growth and transformation. I deeply believe I was born to follow my dream of helping others live with the ability to fulfill their dreams. I provide individual psychotherapy for adults. I specialize in lesbian/ gay/bisexual/transgender issues, family/interpersonal relationships, chronic/ terminal illnesses, generalized anxiety disorders, bipolar, depression, and trauma. At age 24, I was faced with my own mortality which propelled me on a personal journey of healing and self-discovery. As a result, I am grateful to live each day to the fullest, cherishing every moment. I integrate holistic healing modalities that focus on the mind-body connection including relaxation/stress reduction techniques, guided imagery, visualization, meditation, somatic practices, incorporating polyvagal theory, QiGong, Reiki, pet therapy, creative arts, and movement techniques. For me, the therapeutic process is a learning process, one of exploration and healing. The client is the expert in his/her/their experience. I am here to guide you, to help you reach your goals, and to live a meaningful and fulfilling life.

Next available: Jun 17

Alyce Fortnoff, LPCC

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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

Kristina Kearns

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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 17

Lisa Shaw

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LPCC
17 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
Hi! I am Lisa. I received my Masters Degree at Geneva College in Pennsylvania in Mental Health and Marriage and Family Counseling. After receiving my degree I began working in the addiction field which has remained my field of practice for the last 15 plus years. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Pennsylvania and a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in the state of Ohio. I am also a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC) and a Master of Addiction Counselor (MAC) in the state of Pennsylvania.

Next available: Jun 22

Jen McCowan

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LPCC
13 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
I have a Master's of Counseling and am licensed by the State of Ohio as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. I started out working with youth in intensive day treatment and then spent several years working with both youth and adults on a wide variety of issues. When I work with a child, I like to include the parents as much as possible to equip them to create the right environment at home for their child's mental health needs. When I work with adults, I use a strengths- based approach to develop solutions that will work best for each individual.

Next available: Jul 6

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 17

Suzy Zumwalde

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LPCC
4 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
108 South 2nd S...
I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in the state of Ohio. I received my masters degree from Antioch University. Marietta, Ohio has been my home since 2010. In 2017, I made the decision to pursue a career in counseling to help improve the mental health of youth, adolescents, and adults in my community. I specialize in youth, adolescent, and adult counseling.

Next available: Jun 17

Rachel K Daley

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LISW
10 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Open-minded
Virtual
I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) who obtained my master's degree in social work (MSW) from the University of Connecticut in 2013. I started my career in child welfare and animal assisted therapy, and now work with adults ranging from college age to geriatric. The main focus of my practice is in ADHD, as an ADHDer myself, I have a great deal of lived experience as well as training and knowledge on the most recent research. We are learning more and more that ADHD Is not a disorder, but rather another type of brain, and while functioning can be affected (and often is), there is so much potential to be found, and with the right information and guidance, your ADHD brain can thrive! I can be a space for you to process what it means to be ADHD, how it has affected your life, (for good and for bad), and how you can move forward coming from a place of strength and and knowledge.

Next available: Jun 21

Dianne Knipp

(she/her)

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LISW
10 years of experience
Intelligent
Warm
Direct
Virtual
Hi! I am an independently licensed social worker and graduated with my masters from The Ohio State University. I have been a therapist for the past 7 years and worked in the field for 10+ years. I enjoy working with a wide range of clients and using a variety of therapy modalities. This may include cognitive behavior therapy, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy, dialectical behavior therapy and so on.

Next available: Jun 22

Mary A. Rooney, LISW-S

(she/her)

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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 17

Shawn Pedani, LISW-S

(he/him)

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LISW
20 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Direct
Virtual
As a professional mental health counselor specializing in treating anxiety and depression, I provide a comprehensive approach to help prospective clients manage their mental health challenges. My process typically begins with an initial consultation or assessment session, where I create a safe and supportive environment for clients to share their concerns and goals. I employ evidence-based treatments, particularly drawing from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), which is a form of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). In my sessions, I guide clients through a process of accepting their thoughts and feelings rather than fighting against them. I help them identify their values and commit to actions that align with those values, even in the presence of difficult emotions or thoughts. During sessions, I may utilize various techniques such as mindfulness exercises, experiential exercises, and cognitive restructuring to help clients develop psychological flexibility. This involves teaching them skills to defuse from unhelpful thoughts, increase awareness of the present moment, and take committed action towards meaningful life goals. Additionally, I collaborate with clients to develop personalized treatment plans tailored to their specific needs and circumstances. I may incorporate psychoeducation about anxiety and depression, as well as teach coping strategies and relaxation techniques to empower clients in managing their symptoms outside of therapy sessions. My approach is characterized by empathy, non-judgment, and respect for the individuality of each client. I strive to create a therapeutic alliance based on trust and collaboration, where clients feel understood and supported in their journey towards improved mental well-being.

Next available: Jun 17

Jaimie A Wells

(he/him)

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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 17

Kenna Brooks

(she/her)

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LPCC
5 years of experience
Virtual
I believe counseling is a holistic effort between the therapist and the people seeking services. I believe each person deserves respect and guidance on their individual journey. I know taking that first step towards change is typically the hardest step of all, but you are here doing the hard things! I am a licensed professional counselor in the State of Ohio (E.2102685). I received my Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Wright State University in 2019.

Next available: Jun 17

Linda Kay Ellerbrock LSW, LPCC

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LPCC
27 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Humorous
Virtual
Hi, I am Linda Ellerbrock LSW, LPCC Do you feel swept up in the storms of life? Do you feel like you are stuck in a bad dream that will never end? Do you feel like you are haunted by the "Wicked Witches" or "Flying Monkeys" of life? Follow the Ellerbrock Road Counseling Services and I can help. Just as the All and Powerful Oz helped Dorothy get back home, the Scarecrow a brain, The Tin Man a heart and the Cowardly Lion find courage, I can help you do the same. I am here to help repair fragile homes, restore disordered thinking, mend broken hearts, and find the courage to keep moving on when times are tough. I can help you avoid the Wicked Witches and Flying Monkeys in your life by helping you find positive solutions to whatever life sends your way. I do not perform magic, but I have over 25 years of experience in helping people of all ages from Munchkins to Auntie Em"s. I use many different approaches in my therapy but mostly try to make a connection and follow my client's lead. I use a blend of humor, creativity and life experiences to help my clients feel comfortable and not alone. Just like Dorothy and her friends were afraid to move forward despite the Wicked Witch, Flying Monkeys and The Powerful Oz's demands. I will help you get beyond the fears and uncomfortableness of therapy and move forward.

Next available: Jun 17

Ashley Powell

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LPCC
5 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello, I'm Ashley. I'm a licensed professional clinical counselor and have experience working with children, adolescents and adults in private practice and school based settings. Do you feel overwhelmed with life? Unable to keep up with relationships, work and health? Feel pulled in a million directions? Do you struggle with taking care of your own needs because you're so busy with everything else? Whether you're walking through a difficult life change, struggling with cycles of anxiety or depression or navigating a conflictual relationship, I'm here to help! Together we can come up with strategies and tools to help you get a more balanced life, manage stressors in a healthy way, and be well again! It takes courage to take the first steps towards change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Next available: Jun 19

J. Michele Rankin

(she/her)

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LPCC
14 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
Hi there, I go by Michele. Life can be difficult at times. You might feel like it can never get better and like you have to get through it on your own. My job is to help you get through these difficult times and to give you the skills you need to feel empowered to get through any obstacle that comes your way. I have years of expereience helping people from all walks of life find their idea of happiness and making it a reality. I work hard at being flexible and providing you with the kind of help that you want and need. Whether you're dealing with current or past 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 the hangups and habits holding you back. Let's work together!

Next available: Jun 24