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Dr. Nïchelle Wall

(she/her)

Dr. Nïchelle Wall profile image
LPC
20 years of experience
Direct
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
I was born and raised in Texas. I love the Texas Summer nights and Autumn days. I grew up in a blended family of my mother, grandparents, biological brother, and many foster brothers and sisters. Let's just say things were always interesting, but I wouldn't trade it for the world. Those experiences helped shape who I am and gave me insight into a variety of people. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPC-S) and a Certified Sex Therapist (CST). I received a Doctorate of Education in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University. I have a Master of Education in Counseling and Human Development from Hardin-Simmons University and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Abilene Christian University. When I'm not counseling, I love to read all things paranormal (i.e. vampires, werewolves, fae, etc.). I enjoy music, different forms of dance and fitness, cooking and eating new dishes, as well as, traveling. Also, I am one third of The RePsychled Podcast, which is a podcast that focuses on educating and bringing mental health awareness to minority communities in a down to earth way.

Next available: Jun 24

Richard Spires

(he/him)

Richard Spires profile image
LPC
4 years of experience
Direct
Open-minded
Virtual
My name is Richard Spires. I believe in the therapeutic alliance. Counseling is a team effort and we get the best results when we work together. Part of my counseling style is that I take time getting to know you and try to truly understand your issues. I have been to counseling myself and had experiences where I felt the therapist was not trying to understand my problems. I told myself that when I become a counselor, I never want any of my patients to feel like I didn't care. So I take pride in getting to know you and understanding your problems. So whenever you're ready to talk, I'm ready to listen.

Next available: Jun 25

Micheal Chad Franklin

(he/him)

Micheal Chad Franklin profile image
LCSW
20 years of experience
Authentic
Intelligent
Warm
Virtual
I was in the United States Marine Corps from 1998-2003 and during this time I learned a great deal about myself and became more culturally diverse. During my third year of service, I was injured at Officers Candidate School and realized that I needed to develop my counseling skills, so I worked with an agency that counseled teens regarding their addiction. I have been in the social services field for the past twenty years and have been licensed for the past 10 years. When I got out of the Marines in 2003, I went home to North Carolina and my father passed away three days later unexpectedly so, I needed a job and I was able to use my previous years working with teens and became a supervisor at Sipes Orchard Home took in unwanted children from parents, Level II and Level IV agencies, and the Department of Children and Families. After being here at this facility for two years I left as they weren't following the Medicaid standards. I left the agency and went to work for The Cognitive Connection as the Prevention Supervisor providing preventive services for teens and was part of the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) providing groups to adults. I worked with Cognitive Connection for three years and left to go to Pensacola, Florida because I had heard they were starting a MSW program. I felt hopeful as I knew getting my master’s in social work would change my life forever. After I finished the MSW program I immediately started working for Lakeview Services in Adult Outpatient Community Mental Health and then worked in the Drug Court program. I stayed here for three years until I got a job with the DoD in Oklahoma because my wife was trying to get a federal job, so I moved to support her and my family. While working with the DoD I was able to get my supervision for licensing, created an anger management program for the DoD, and stayed until my LCSW license was finalized in December of 2013. When I came back to Florida I worked for Volunteers of America for a couple of years until a federal job opened at Veterans Affairs in Pensacola, FL, in August of 2016. I have been licensed in Florida for the past 10 years, recently became licensed in Texas and Oklahoma. I have some clients who are in therapy with me for several weeks to several months depending on their individual needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Next available: Jun 23

Julie Schrader

Julie Schrader profile image
LPC
10 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
Whether you are struggling with relationships, work, anxiety, depression, or feel "stuck," you are no longer alone in your journey. Entering therapy is a brave choice, and helping you to reach your personal goals is my objective when partnering with you. I provide a safe, professional, warm environment where you can process your circumstances and make the necessary changes to live the life you want to live.

Next available: Jul 1

Daniel MacDonald

Daniel MacDonald profile image
LPC
3 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
Greetings, folks! My name is Daniel. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with three years of counseling experience and over eight years of working in the field of mental health. If you are an individual experience significant struggles maintaining balance in your life, whether it be staving off depression and anxiety, difficulty maintaining your relationships, work life or general health, I believe I can be of some relief. Knowing some folks may be scared or hesitant to pursue therapy, I provide a safe and inviting environment, keeping at a pace at which you can feel comfortable as you work toward healing and developing a stronger relationship with yourself. I am an inquisitive mind and will ask many questions so that I may have further understanding of and greater compassion for your struggles as we strengthen our therapeutic alliance and work through what ails you.

Next available: Jun 26

LaTia Green

(she/her)

LaTia Green profile image
LPC
10 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
Hi, I’m Tia and I approach therapy with the mindset that every client has internal skills that give them the ability to reach personal goals. I am a Licensed Professional counselor (LPC,) and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC), and I have certifications as a Trauma-informed and Greif-informed professional (CCTP, CGP). I utilize an integrative client-centered approach, where the client takes the lead as the expert on their life and patterns of behaviors, and I help guide the client to uncover causes of core belief systems that fuel areas of concern. My role in this process is to support clients with encouragement while also maintaining accountability for positive change.

Next available: Jun 24

Rev. Mae Barree

(she/her)

Rev. Mae Barree profile image
LPC
4 years of experience
Virtual
Hi there! I'm Rev. Mae Barree Do you experience feelings of being overwhelmed, being pulled in different directions, and unable to fit it all in? How about your relationships, work, school, and your health? Is it hard to provide much needed love for yourself? I help individuals with similar concerns manage anxiety and practice self-care to avoid burnout. Together, we can discover what is not working and get you back to balance. We'll use a whole self-approach, addressing the needs of your mind, body and spirit. I also integrate mindfulness and will teach you coping skills to help you develop a stronger relationship with yourself. If you would like for me to integrate biblically based wisdom, and or prayer, just ask! Whether you’re dealing with anger issues, grief and loss, issues or cycles of anxiety and depression. As a Couple, you may be requesting premarital counseling. What a wonderful and exciting time. We will cover what to expect in marriage and how to communicate effectively which is the most important ingredient in the marital relationship. You may have experienced the loss of a loved one or someone not as close to you. It could be there have been quite a few transitions in your life that have caused you to experience grief and loss. Together we will learn how the stages of grief can impact you and how to cope after loss. 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

Katherine Lam

Katherine Lam profile image
LPC
4 years of experience
Intelligent
Empowering
Virtual
Hi there, I'm Katherine. Do you feel pulled in a million directions, unable to fit it all in? Are you struggling to keep up with your relationships, work and health? Is it hard to be kind to yourself? My personal philosophy of counseling begins and ends with grace and a willingness to enter into an individual’s experience alongside them. I entered this field because I feel that I have an authentic listening heart that desires to see people live as whole, healthy individuals.

Next available: Jul 17

Suzanne Day

(she/her)

Suzanne Day profile image
LCSW
20 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
Hey there! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker that practices Behaviorism. What that means is that we will work together to target behaviors that can help you improve your current mental state. I want to help you see quantifiable progress from our work together. A little about me: My name is Suzanne. I’m a person that loves the sun, being by water and dogs! In my free time I volunteer with a Great Dane rescue. I enjoy those huge, goofy, couch potato dogs. I’ve moved around a lot and went to school at Syracuse University and graduate school in Washington D.C. I have two decades of experience specializing in trauma, grief, relationship issues, anxiety, addiction and depression. I’ve been heavily involved in working with military, veterans and first responders. You are the subject matter expert in what you need and I will supply tools, support, information and backing. We will work together on making goals and action steps on how to reach your goals.

Next available: Jul 4

Sherry Whiteside

(she/her)

Sherry Whiteside profile image
LPC
17 years of experience
Authentic
Intelligent
Warm
Virtual
Hakuna Matata. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor both in Tennessee and next in Texas. Houston Christian University is where I received a Masters of Arts in Psychology over 17 years ago. My favorite clients are contemporaries who are experiencing issues with aging parents and have difficult decisions to make concerning end-of-life care and/or the grieving that often follows those tough choices. Mental fitness includes acceptance of ones choices made during traumatic life phases. Enjoying a life of integrity many times is a choice one must make. I want to help you with that. Hakuna Matata means "don't worry, be happy!" That's a choice.

Next available: Jun 24

JohnNeiska Williams, Destined For Greatness Counseling

(she/her)

JohnNeiska Williams, Destined For Greatness Counseling profile image
LPC
7 years of experience
Direct
Authentic
Humorous
Virtual
Do you struggle with just being yourself these days? Well, kick off your shoes and relax your feet, let's get real and talk what's tea." Many people see therapy as a never-ending cycle of therapists sitting with a notepad repeating, "How does that make you feel?". Hi, My name is John’Neiska "JoJo" Williams and I am a licensed professional counselor in the states TX and LA, I can assure therapy with me is never a cliche. I know how easy it is to feel alone and always ask why you. Some days it's easy to feel trapped looking for the fastest escape. At times you want to burst into tears or other times you feel like you're making all the wrong choices. I can understand if you need a break and want to scream. I'm here to help. Let's explore those issues you may be struggling with together and take back control of your life. I have certifications and a license as an addiction counselor. I have extensive training in trauma. I work well with, have over 10 years of experience, including my internship, and specialize in bipolar, women's issues, anxiety, personality disorders, LGBT issues, and substance/alcohol abuse. I also work well with Depression, stress, and trauma-related issues.

Next available: Jun 27

Emily O'Shea

Emily O'Shea profile image
LCSW
23 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
Hello and Welcome to My Virtual Home! I'm glad you could make it. I know making the decision to ask for help is not always an easy one. I'm excited about the possibility of us working together. A little about me, I make every effort to live my very best life. In the process I have made some mistakes. I think that makes me great at what I do because I am non judgmental and accepting of others. I am mindful that recovery is possible for us all no matter what. I have over 20 years of experience as a clinician. I am versed in a variety of interventions, including DBT, EMDR, and accudetox. I look forward to sharing this journey with you.

Next available: Jun 23

Sherry Miller

Sherry Miller profile image
LPC
28 years of experience
Virtual
Sherry Miller, M.S., LPC (OK, TX,WI), LCPC, (IL), LMHC (FL, MA), CSADC (IL), CSAC (WI), LADC (OK), M-CAP (FL), ICS (WI), BC-TMH. Hi there. My name is Sherry Miller. I have a Master of Science in Human Service Community Counseling from National Louis University at Chicago, IL. I pride myself in strict confidentiality; with a unique insight into my consumers. Because I have been in a program of Recovery from Alcohol, Drugs, and Codependency for the past 28 plus years I knows firsthand what it takes to find the truth of oneself and want assist you with your own unique and personal journey of self-awareness. I am dually licensed to treat mental health and substance abuse concerns. I am also licensed as an Independent Clinical Supervisor in the field of Addictions. My clinical interests include family dysfunction, addiction treatment, co-dependency, domestic violence, sexual abuse, and family, individual, or group counseling. I have over 28 years’ experience in the treatment of anger, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, behavioral issues, parent education, fearfulness, addiction issues, and co-occurring disorders. I am board certified to do telehealth (counseling over the internet) for clients that cannot make it to the office for their counseling appointment or prefer the comfort of having their counseling session in the privacy of their own home. I am experienced working with all ages, genders, and the LGBTQ community. In addition, I have experience working on a college campus with college age persons. In my free time you will find me spending time with my cats, and dogs, riding my horses, riding my bike or working out at the gym.

Next available: Jul 1

Libbie Vaughan

(she/her)

Libbie Vaughan profile image
LCSW
30 years of experience
Empowering
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Virtual
Do you feel worn down by the relentless events of your life? Are you overwhelmed by the myriad of self-help choices out there and need some guidance? Have you experienced loss and don’t know what to do with those intense feelings? Do you just feel like you are “going through the motions”, pleasing everyone but yourself? I get it. I’ve been there too. I work with people going through those transition periods when they are on the brink of either breakdown or breakthrough, and help them discover new and exciting possibilities as they reinvent themselves through adversity. I am a kind but practical, no-nonsense therapist. I want you to get results, not just rehash your problems over and over.

Next available: Jun 24

Amy White

(she/her)

Amy White profile image
LCSW
11 years of experience
Direct
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello! I am Amy White, a Licensed Clinical Social Work. I received my degree from University of Texas at Arlington and have worked in the field for 11 years. I have had my private practice for five years. I strive to foster a safe environment to discuss any/all topics that will help my clients achieve an even happier and healthier life.

Next available: Jun 25

Dormetra Henry, LPC, IPT-CST Sandtray Therapist

Dormetra Henry, LPC, IPT-CST Sandtray Therapist profile image
LPC
4 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
Hello, my name is Dormetra and I am a LPC and certified Sandtray Therapist in Houston, Texas. It has been my dream to become a licensed therapist and I am so excited to walk alongside you as you work through your life experiences. Are you dealing with stress and anxiety or possibly depression? Making the decision to begin therapy is a huge one which can be scary for some and maybe seem weird for others. I understand these things and I am here to walk with you and be with you as you explore these feelings while looking for solutions. Do you have children and teens who are difficult to talk to or experiencing difficulty in school or with siblings? Let me help with these issues. I believe that it is important to speak truth to your situation with compassion and care. Often times, the truth is hard to digest, but this is how we can face our difficulties and work through them in order to move forward in life. Let's do the hard work together and gain freedom from those things that have been holding you back. *Please note: I do not accept insurance for couples or families only the cash pay rate. I apologize for the inconvenience.

Next available: Jun 25

LaKisha Tolbert

(she/her)

LaKisha Tolbert profile image
LPC
6 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Breathe Inhale…..exhale Has your cape become kryptonite to your self-care? Have you been overwhelmed by life challenges? Are you struggling with controlling your emotions? Are you mentally exhausted? Has self-doubt taken over your purpose? Are you struggling with putting healthy boundaries in place? If you answered yes to any of these questions, allow to me meet you where you are and help you grow to where you need to be. I provide a down-to-earth safe place where you can feel free to be yourself without judgment. Sometimes we just need to be heard, need professional guidance to address past trauma, or a positive place to progress into becoming the best you. Let’s refill, recharge, reset, and heal with Words Affirming Teaching and Encouraging Resorting I am trauma-informed with 20 years of educator experience. I utilize my personal and professional experiences and down-to-earth personality to empower and educate my community about mental health. I meet you where you are by utilizing an integrative approach.

Next available: Jul 8

Daniel Leal

(he/him)

Daniel Leal profile image
LPC
5 years of experience
Direct
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Virtual
Hello, my name is Daniel Leal. I am an LPC and have been in the mental health field for about 5 years. My specialty and love is working with child/adolescent clients who have behavioral issues. However, I love also working with all individuals to help them create opportunities to change their lives. I have gained a lot of experience working with a range of mental health challenges, including highly acute clients with significant diagnoses such as Bipolar and Schizophrenia. I am comfortable working in many settings and would describe myself as inclusive and strength-based. The main theories I utilize are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational interviewing, and Solution Focused. I consider myself an active listener and like to come alongside all clients as they decide to make positive changes in their lives. I am supportive, and find joy in helping people identify their goals, and make them a reality.

Next available: Jun 22

Janel McDonald

(she/her)

Janel McDonald profile image
LPC
8 years of experience
Open-minded
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello! Thank you for your time! I'm Janel McDonald, and I aim to provide compassionate, non-judgmental, empathetic care. My mission is to ease your apprehension and provide you with a safe and comfortable place to discuss your specific motivation for seeking counseling services. I served in the military for 22 years and have experience working with military veterans and civilians through some of the most challenging transitions in their lives. In the past four years, I have been working with clients by meeting via telehealth in their homes and the community to overcome barriers to treatment (e.g., transportation and childcare). My job as your therapist is to address the areas in your life where you need help. You don't have to do it alone. So, whenever you're ready, don't hesitate to get in touch with me, and let me share your path to grow towards a better tomorrow.

Next available: Jun 24

Angela D Collier MS, LPC, NCC, CCM

(she/her)

Angela D Collier MS, LPC, NCC, CCM profile image
LPC
10 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! My name is Angela. Are you searching? Not sure what you are searching for? Do you feel you are missing something in your life? I partner with you to help you discover that piece that is missing in your life and help you to set goals and achieve those goals you have set for yourself. I use a unique set of training, life skills, and Native American exercises to develop a specialized program just for you. We will create a program that takes you through a holistic approach of mind, body, and soul. No matter where you feel you are we can find those blocks and set those exercises to overcome them using evidence-based modalities. I look forward to meeting with you and helping you meet your life goals and feel in those empty spaces

Next available: Jun 24

Nancy Kirby

(she/her)

Nancy Kirby profile image
LPC
24 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Humorous
Virtual
Welcome! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 20 years of experience in just about every mental health setting. My specialty is in Trauma Informed therapy, working with clients with symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. In addition to trauma and abuse, I work with individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, compassion fatigue, grief and loss, issues with negative self-talk, motivation, self-esteem and confidence, family conflict, stress and life changes. I use an integrative treatment approach, focusing on the balance of spirit, soul and body, tailoring the method of therapy to your individual personality and needs. If you are seeking any kind of emotional healing or inner healing, look no further. I have a personal and deep understanding of the courageous journey you will take with this approach toward healing the wounds of the past. I am patient and kind in the therapeutic relationship. I want you to "come as you are" and feel accepted and free to reveal yourself at your own pace. I know it is difficult sometimes to even know where to start on the healing journey, and I will meet you where you are. I have been described as a joyful person who creates a peaceful and safe space for vulnerability. I hope you take the opportunity to join me there.

Next available: Jun 24

Lisa Moreno

(she/her)

Lisa Moreno profile image
LPC
6 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
Life can bring challenging chapters in the narrative of our life. Processing and moving forward from these struggles is possible. You have taken a significant step in reaching out. On my journey of healing, I have faced losses that shook my sense of self and I had to move through experiences I did not believe I would have the strength to recover from. I am a person who is comfortable with the uncomfortable. In fact, because I have had to work through most of my dark times alone, I seek to be a support for individuals when challenges arise. A guiding goal for me is to reduce the number of individuals who have to mirror my lived experience. I am an advocate for expressive arts, strength-based, and body-centered approaches. I have over 20 years combined experience working with children and adolescents, as an educator, artistic director, and counselor. I am honored to be a resource of support for youth and adults experiencing grief and processing traumatic experiences. Should you like to learn more about my approach you can contact me at moonflowergrowing@outlook.com.

Next available: Jun 23

Laura Shires

Laura Shires profile image
LPC
7 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Do you find yourself wishing for better days? Have you lost interest in the things that once brought you joy? Are your basic responsibilities weighing you down? Life doesn't have to be about exhaustion and overwhelm day in and day out. We can work together to improve your current circumstances. I love listening to my client's stories and helping them put the pieces together. At times we may mix conversation with psychoeducation in coping skills, mindfulness, and meditation. Bravely sharing your story in counseling allows you a rare opportunity to be heard without judgment. This is a priceless opportunity to process your experience. Together we can develop the coping skills necessary to diminish the impact of mental health conditions such as anxiety, trauma, or depression while giving you the ability to adapt more readily to life's curveballs. Whatever you are facing, I am here to help. Seeking therapy is a brave new start, and I will be here to help you enhance your life one step at a time.

Next available: Jul 1

Frank Quinones

(he/him)

Frank Quinones profile image
LCSW
7 years of experience
Virtual
Hi. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Texas and New Jersey. I have been a therapist for over 7 years and have experience working with individuals from all walks of life. I commend you for taking this important step in seeking therapy and look forward to going on this journey with you.

Next available: Jun 26

Whitney Joyner

Whitney Joyner profile image
LPC
3 years of experience
Virtual
Hi there! I'm Whitney and I earned my Master’s degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. I have been working with children and adolescents for many years. I specialize in individual counseling for children, adolescents and adults. I am dedicated to using different strategies and methods to help ensure all my clients are receiving care custom fitted to their needs.

Next available: Jun 24

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