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Book 25+ of the best Anxiety therapists in Utah

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Sondra McKinney

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LCSW
7 years of experience
Authentic
Intelligent
Open-minded
Virtual
Hi, I'm Sondra! My mission is to help individuals and families improve their lives through effective mental health counseling. My goal is to empower my clients and offer them skills that will help them overcome the challenges they face, so they can live a full and happy life. I believe it's my job to be there to assist my clients as they overcome life's challenges

Next available: Apr 24

Dr. Susan Frauenholtz

(she/her)

Dr. Susan Frauenholtz profile image
LCSW
20 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Hi there, I'm Susan. Have you been overwhelmed by juggling life's demands recently? Would you like to feel more confident in relationships and comfortable in your own skin? Are you finding it difficult to cope with change and loss? Reaching out for support is a big first step. As a licensed clinician in both Virginia and Iowa with over two decades of experience, I will work collaboratively with you as a partner to explore solutions and help you reach your goals. My approach to counseling is to create a space that feels safe, nonjudgmental, and welcoming. I am very strengths-based and tailor my approach to your individual needs and preferences. The focus of my practice is working with women of all ages on concerns including anxiety and depression, self-esteem, body image, life changes, and relational challenges. I also have specialized training to help you process and heal from previous trauma. I love incorporating humor and creativity into our conversations as we navigate these difficult topics. I look forward to meeting you and beginning our work together.

Next available: May 7

Bethany Kelley

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Bethany Kelley profile image
LCSW
23 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
Greetings to You! I am Bethany and am thankful you have made the decision to live your most phenomenal life! Do you feel utterly lost, stuck or even misunderstood? Do you feel like you know what to do but don't have the will-power or tools to execute it? I help marginalized individuals identify how to show up as their most authentic selves and get the life they deserve. Together, we can identify what's 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, yoga and art to help you develop a stronger relationship with yourself. Whether you're dealing with relationship issues, racism, transphobia or addiction, I'm here to help and comfort. Seeking therapy can feel unnerving but you're making the right choice. You deserve a safe space to heal, grow, try on new perspectivesand just BE. 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 and get you to the next level of your healing journey!

Next available: Apr 23

Mary P. Jackson

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LCSW
4 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hey there! My name is Mary P. Jackson! I’m a mother, Nana, sister, auntie, daughter, and friend, so essentially, I’m every woman. I'm a Woman of Color who is committed to making therapy acessiable, not just to women but especially to women who look like me. I’m passionate about working with survivors of interpersonal violence, and sexual trauma and assisting women with managing everyday life stressors such as parenting, work, and relationships.

Next available: Apr 22

Christine Ellis

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Christine Ellis profile image
LCSW
22 years of experience
Virtual
Thank you for taking the time to consider working together. I am a deaf licensed clinical social worker that specializes in working with the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deaf Blind, CODA/SODA's (Children of Deaf Adults, or Spouse/Partners of Deaf Adults) and the interpreting community. All sessions are conducted in ASL (American Sign Language) only. By using a holistic approach with specific focus on the mind-body-spirit, I will meet you where you are at, and assist you with figuring out the next steps to take in feeling more whole again.

Next available: Apr 22

Chad Thompson

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Chad Thompson profile image
LCSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
Life is always changing and sometimes those changes are not always easy to deal with. There is no one way to deal with everything thrown at us. Using a person-centered and integrative model of therapy helps clients feel better about their current situation. I have an extensive background working with worry issues, feeling down, and matters of spirituality. I have trained in and have 10 year experience in expressive art therapy, solution-focused therapy, nature therapy, yoga, mindfulness, nutrition, processing events, positive relationships, and more. I am here to guide you through the hard times, bad times, and good times. In graduate school at Saint Leo University, I obtain a Master's in Social Work (MSW) specializing in Advanced Clinical Practice. Before receiving my MSW, I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interpersonal and Organizational Communication with minors in Film and Creative Writing. I have worked in a wide range of positions in the helping professions including community health centers, private practice, child welfare diversion, non-profits, life coaching, overnight summer camps, tutoring, in county school systems, Department of Veteran Affairs, among others. In his free time, Chad likes to travel, see movies, be in nature, and participate in the arts. I am also Licensed in Utah and take cash paying clients currently living in Utah.

Next available: Apr 25

Nancy Juila

(she/her)

Nancy Juila profile image
LCMHC
15 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Maryland, where I was initially licensed. I have also been licensed in 9 other states (AZ, CO, IA, ID, NE, NV, VA, UT, WI). I have been actively working as a mental health therapist for 15 years. I have been helping adults with anger issues, adults who want to gain coping skills and strategies, discussing different perspectives and insights toward self, relationships with others, and their situations. I have been working with adults with existential crises, issues with motivation, low self-confidence, and communication challenges effectively. Additionally, I like working with older adults and adults who are going through phase of life changes. ***Due to my externship hours, my availability is extremely limited. If you feel that I could be a good fit for you but scheduling was a problem, please reach out to me; we can explore options. I apologize for the inconvenience.

Next available: May 7

Natalie Cohen

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Natalie Cohen profile image
LCMHC
7 years of experience
Authentic
Direct
Intelligent
Virtual
Are you looking for your life to be different somehow, but you aren't sure exactly what that would look like, or how to make it happen? I can help you identify your most pressing issues, then help you identify solutions that you believe will work and support you while you start to implement changes. I believe you are the most likely person to be able to identify your best solutions, and perhaps all you need is encouragement and acceptance to get started. I work from a background of existential theory (the idea that our human experiences are shared and we are all looking for meaning, purpose, satisfying relationships, and personal freedom), and I blend cognitive behavioral theory (CBT), motivational interviewing, radical acceptance, and humor into therapy. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a method of learning the connections between our actions, our feelings, our thoughts, and our physical sensations. Motivational interviewing (MI) is a way to encourage positive changes without it feeling overwhelming or scary. I believe every person deserves care, concern, and a safe space to explore their feelings without judgment or fear. I aim to be easy to talk to, an excellent and attentive listener, and always supportive. I sometimes recommend helpful assignments in between therapy sessions to help you practice new skills and learn hidden truths about yourself. I help people who have been codependent on their partner to become freer to make their own decisions and to trust their partner to do the same. I can help you learn specific techniques to lessen the symptoms of your anxiety, depression, and sleep disturbances.

Next available: Apr 25

DENISE BILLINGS

(she/her)

DENISE BILLINGS  profile image
LCMHC
13 years of experience
Open-minded
Empowering
Virtual
I am licensed in Florida with ten years of professional work experience. I have been in the mental health field in multiple service capacities for over 13 years of combined experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma, and abuse. 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. The first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. The therapeutic relationship between the therapist and client is of the utmost importance. I am here to support you in that process.

Next available: Apr 22

Kea Roper, LSCSW, LCSW, MRT

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Kea Roper, LSCSW, LCSW, MRT profile image
LCSW
14 years of experience
Authentic
Humorous
Warm
Virtual
Confidential talk without judgement. Hi, I’m Shakea “Kea” Roper. I’m a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW). Do you need someone to talk to that will be understanding, compassionate, and encouraging? If so, you have reached the right therapist. I’m a single mother from the inner city. I’ve been through many struggles. From parenting, to family, to work, and just life. I’ve learned you can always work on yourself to help break cycles/patterns that once held you back. I value honesty and keeping it real. When there is free time, I like to sleep, spend time with family, board games, and of course diamond painting/other crafts. I often work with clients to address anxiety, depression, racing undesirable thoughts, and handling day to day life. My counseling style is active, honest, and straight-forward. Many of my clients have said "Kea is a great listener who isn't afraid to challenge my thoughts." I take the time to care. For me, it's an honor to work together to make progress! One of my favorite quotes is “everything seems impossible until it's done” by Nelson Mandela because I know everyone can push past the uncomfortableness of change to accomplish their goals. I have over 14 years of experience focusing on mood disorders and any symptoms that affect daily life. I can work with clients from the following states: Kansas, Missouri, Utah, North Dakota, and Pennsylvania. I spent my last college years at the University of Missouri – Columbia (MIZZOU) earning a master’s degree in social work (c/o/2009). In my sessions, I focus on using evidence-based techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (thinking processes), Strengths Based, Brief Therapy, Problem Solving, DBT (mindfulness), Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT), and Solution Focused to help clients improve all areas of their life. I am a facilitator of Making Sense of Your Worth (MSoYW). I have worked in various fields of social work such as: working with survivors of abuse, half-way houses, reunification of children with their families, youth homes, and psychiatric hospitals.

Next available: Apr 23

Daniel Hernandez, Sr. LCSW-S, CIMHP, CSTIP, CPLC

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Daniel Hernandez, Sr. LCSW-S, CIMHP, CSTIP, CPLC profile image
LCSW
25 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
Mr. Daniel Hernandez, LCSW-S has experienced enormous success helping his clients in his 35-year career in the human services field. He has seen tens of thousands of clients in practice. He is also a Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional (CIMHP), which allows him to discuss the impact of nutrition, diet, and detoxification as it relates to one's mental health. Mr. Hernandez specializes in inspiring empowerment within people who have suffered sexaul trauma, grief & loss, and domestic violence to move forward with the rest of their lives. He also specializes in helping people to develop anger management mastery and serves as a Certified Sex Therapy Informed Professional (CSTIP), which supports one's sexual health goals. Mr. Hernandez often uses a mental-spiritual empowerment approach to help his clients develop the necessary skill of inner healing. Mr. Hernandez is a licensed clinical social worker-supervisor in Texas and has an LCSW in California, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, and is authorized to conduct teletherapy in Florida. He has 26 years’ experience as a master-level clinician. Mr. Hernandez completed his professional training as a master social worker from Our Lady of the Lake University in 1998 and his bachelor’s was earned from St. Mary’s University in social studies in 1988, both schools are located in San Antonio, Texas. Mr. Hernandez has been married 28 years and has two adult children. He loves traveling for the enjoyment of nature and culture with his family and friends. He also loves spending time with people he meets and learns from everybody.

Next available: May 6

Steve

Steve profile image
LCSW
15 years of experience
Virtual
Steve has over 15 years experience working primarily with adolescents, young adults, and families. Steve specializes in anxiety/depression, trauma, and substance abuse. Steve utilizes evidence based practice to best serve clients while helping them reach their goals. Steve is very active and enjoys outdoor activities: sailing, kiteboarding, wing foiling, snowboarding, skiing, hiking, snorkeling, scuba diving, swimming, and just enjoying nature.

Next available: Apr 23

liliana cardona

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liliana cardona profile image
LCMHC
8 years of experience
Empowering
Intelligent
Holistic
Virtual
I believe in the healing power of a strong therapeutic alliance. My practice is based on the conviction that with the right support, everyone can effect change in their lives. My style is caring and not judgmental; I utilize Cognitive behavioral therapy, existential therapy, and Brief Cognitive hypnosis to guide you in the process of learning new skills to manage your thoughts, emotions and behavior. I am clinically licensed in the states of Illinois, Texas, Utah and Minnesota. I have been providing therapy through video sessions for more than three years. I am bilingual in Spanish and English. I am a painter and a poet; I consider that Art is another wonderful tool to achieve healing.

Next available: Apr 23

Chala Barrington-Cruz

Chala Barrington-Cruz profile image
LCSW
Virtual
I’m a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and earned a Masters in Applied Behavior Analysis. I've practiced in both fields of Social Work and ABA. Iʼve earned my Masters degree from Tulane University, and also master's degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Ball State University. I have over 19 years of experience working with families and children. New Beginnings provide parents with online counseling services, to help and support caregivers during this transitional season of life.

Next available: Apr 23

Joni Carrasco, Ph.D.

(she/her)

Joni Carrasco, Ph.D. profile image
LMFT
21 years of experience
Authentic
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Virtual
Building self-awareness is often a hard place to start. I meet my patients where they are in their journey and support the process. Sometimes taking the first step to explore psychotherapy is confusing. Ask questions so you can find a therapist who is the right fit for you. My approach meets people where they are presently, to determine where they want to be in the future. I like to get to know my new patients to determine their needs in treatment.

Next available: Apr 22

Kim Mann

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Kim Mann profile image
LCSW
14 years of experience
Virtual
My work involves assisting individuals in the healing process from trauma, managing current stress, alleviating symptoms of anxiety and depression, and addressing negative thought patterns such as "I'm not good enough." Utilizing an evidence-based approach, I specialize in EMDR therapy, offering a proven method to process and heal from trauma in a constructive way. My clients know that therapy with me is not a quick fix, but rather we do the work that is needed to accomplish their goals. The process of achieving this is tough, but it can lead to remarkable life changes. I've heard from clients that this work has led to a life-changing shift for them. If you're seeking this level of change and are committed to the journey, I'll be there to support you, encourage your progress, and guide you until you reach the other side.

Next available: Apr 22

Leanne Leonard

Leanne Leonard profile image
LMFT
21 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Texas and Utah, virtual sessions only. I am a Certified Anger Management Specialist, Reiki Practitioner, and QPR Certified Suicide Prevention Instructor. I believe in mind body health and the direct connection between overall balance. I am an active, and directive, coaching based provider that aims to assist with goal achievement as quickly as possible.

Next available: Apr 23

Joleen Kim

(she/her)

Joleen Kim profile image
LCSW
6 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I live in Virginia Beach, Va and am licensed in Virginia, Utah, and Nevada. I received my MSW at The Catholic University of America and have been practicing therapy for 6 years. I feel that therapy is a gift you give yourself. I work solely online as a telehealth therapist. I enjoy meeting you where you are at and helping you get through the rough spots, whether it's finding your voice, identifying the obstacle and need for change, or just understanding from a different perspective. I work mainly with clients who have experience with anxiety, depression, and trauma in their life.

Next available: Apr 26

Amanda Simms

(she/her)

Amanda Simms profile image
LCMHC
15 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Professional Counsellor (LPC) based in Tennessee but also serve clients in Massachusetts, Wisconsin, Mississippi, and Utah. I received my Masters from the University of Tennessee and then my PhD in Counselor Education also from the university of Tennessee and have been practicing for 15 years. I help adults who may be struggling with LGBTQIA+ focused issues, mood disorder, addictions, and life transitions navigate their way to a place of healthy functioning.

Next available: Apr 23

Katrina Dolle

(she/her)

Katrina Dolle profile image
LCSW
24 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Clinical social Worker(LCSW) based in Illinois but also licensed in Utah. I received my Masters from Aurora University and have been practicing for 24 years. I help adults struggling with anxiety and stress to become the best versions of themselves.I strive to create a safe and welcoming environment that allows clients to explore obstacles with concerns related to anxiety, depression, and/or self-care. I focus on helping clients develop assertive communication & boundaries with themselves and those around them that can help improve their quality of life.

Next available: Apr 27

Sarah Marshall

Sarah Marshall profile image
LCMHC
19 years of experience
Virtual
I will support you with empathy and understanding. We all come from different walks of life and I find it’s important to meet people where they are. I will take into account your life experiences, background, and personality when developing a treatment plan, collaborating with you to identify your needs and goals, while empowering you to achieve a more satisfying and fulfilled life. I will help you gain insight into your stress, as well as negative thought patterns and habits and help you implement cognitive behavioral skills to change them. I graduated with a master’s degree in counseling from Loyola University Chicago and have nearly 20 years of clinical experience working in a variety of settings, treating clients of all ages who have experienced depression, anxiety, PTSD, grief, low self worth, relationships issues, poor boundaries, and more. I have 4 dogs, 3 mini goldendoodles and a golden retriever I rescued from Turkey.

Next available: Apr 26

Samantha Acosta

(she/her)

Samantha Acosta profile image
LMFT
15 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP) based in Tennessee. I am Licensed in the states of UT, NE, and TN. I received my Masters from Argosy University in Draper, UT and have been practicing for 15 years. I help Individuals struggling with anxiety, stress, depression, life changes, conflict in relationships and processing traumatic events in ones life.

Next available: Apr 23

Jose Diaz

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LCMHC
16 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, I'm Jose L. Diaz, a Licensed Counselor in Virginia with 16 years of experience, I have had the privilege to to meet a variety of people in some of the most challenging times of their lives. Being able to be an intimate part of their lives, and connecting with their challenges, pain and suffering has allowed me to understand individuals beyond my clinical abilities. I have always remembered the human component that we all possess and the resiliency possessed, is what we use to leverage the recovery and healing towards your well-being. I sincerely appreciate and respect being allowed into your vulnerability.

Next available: Apr 23

Elana Cirulnick

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LCSW
21 years of experience
Virtual
I have been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for over 20 years. I received my Bachelors in Psychology from the University of Florida and my Masters in Social Work from the University of South Florida. I have been practicing for over 20 years. From counseling to managing employee assistance mental health programming to crisis intervention in natural disasters and more, I have worked with a variety of Clients. I have read extensively on mindfulness and body centered modalities as well. I currently see Clients in Florida and Utah. I love working with Adults and Seniors who struggle with anxiety and stress. My Clients usually feel like they are missing out on life due to worries and this often leads to sadness. They are usually busy people who say that they don't have time or money for self care.

Next available: Apr 23

Kim Sylla

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LCSW
25 years of experience
Virtual
It would be my pleasure to work with you! My name is Kim Sylla and I have been interested in the field of social services since childhood when I enthusiastically listened to the life stories of those around me including friends, neighbors and extended relatives. This interest grew with with my first therapist volunteer experience -- at the age of 20 -- with individuals who had substance use and mental health disorders. Since then I have had a wide array of additional volunteer and work experiences with adults and adolescents undergoing various life challenges at work, school, home and in the larger community. My varied experience, training and education prepared me to use an integrative therapeutic approach that draws on cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, dialectical behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing and ecological systems theory.

Next available: Apr 25

Jessica Bates

Jessica Bates profile image
LCSW
6 years of experience
Open-minded
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
Hello! I am licensed in North Carolina, Iowa, North Dakota, Michigan, Utah, and Florida. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self-esteem, and confidence. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. Congratulations on getting to this very important step! I am excited to support & empower you in that journey.

Next available: Apr 23

David Brown

David Brown profile image
LCMHC
32 years of experience
Open-minded
Direct
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello, I'm David. Do you go through periods of anxiety and/or depression and feel stressed out all of the time? Do you have relationship issues and would like to improve or communicate better with your partner? 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! I also help high performers manage work-related stress and avoid burnout. Together, we can identify what's 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, meditation and breathing techniques to help you develop a stronger relationship with yourself.

Next available: Apr 23

Amy Eshleman

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Amy Eshleman profile image
LCSW
23 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
I am licensed in Florida with 23 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, 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. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process. I have a deep passion for helping people move past whatever is in their lives blocking them from living how they want to live and having the type of relationships they desire. I have been providing therapy for over 20 years and I have worked with many different populations and needs. I specialize in trauma treatment along with attachment concerns and dissociative qualities. I can assist with individual, couple, or family needs.

Next available: Apr 23

Shonda Lowe

Shonda Lowe profile image
LCSW
6 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi, I'm Shonda! Do you feel overwhelmed, confused, or simply exhausted due to the demands of life and relationships with family, friends and/or colleagues? Are you engaging in negative self talk and very critical of yourself and others? OR do you have difficulty asserting your needs from others only to feel resentful and taken advantage of when you don't speak up? If so, I can assist you on your healing journey to improve your relationship with yourself and others. I work best with clients who are in the action stage of change and willing to do "it" afraid. I help teens, adults and couples identify what ways of thinking/reacting are not serving them and ways to modify thinking/reacting in an effort to improve relationships with others and the self. Together, we can assess adverse life experiences that have contributed to how you respond to life in ineffective ways. We will also uncover unhealthy core beliefs that stem from adverse experiences so that we can increase your ability to understand yourself deeper and make the necessary mental/behavioral changes from this updated awareness. Finding a compatible therapist is essential, the relationship with your mental health provider is a very important factor. I am considered by many of my clients very relatable and personable as I am human first and have dealt with some of the same issues as you. I have found that I work best with clients who have good people skills and are self starters. You deserve a safe space to heal, learn, and grow. Let's begin your healing journey!

Next available: Apr 24

Dr. Christina Gonzalez

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LCMHC
20 years of experience
Warm
Humorous
Authentic
Virtual
I am a bilingual and bicultural Licensed Mental Health Counselor licensed in Florida with over 15 years of experience working as a psychotherapist. I have worked around the world- in Mexico, in the US, in Germany, in Japan, and in US, and worked in a wide variety of settings, including extensive work in community mental health, substance abuse/addictions, child welfare, and with military and veteran populations. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including couples/relationship issues, anxiety, depression, immigration-related issues, abuse and trauma, divorce and separation, and grief and loss, among other things. I have also worked extensively with the Marine Corps in the area of force preservation and suicide prevention, and have worked with other branches of the service as well, both in the US and OCONUS. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. I honestly believe we can work together to find solutions for almost any problem and that we can emerge from challenges stronger, and even more resilient. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, mindfulness training, and other techniques. I also have incorporated many things I have learned in my travels and interactions with psychology in other cultures and countries into my extensive training. I will tailor our interactions and treatment to help you meet your goals and work collaboratively with you every step along the way. It takes courage to seek for a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you.

Next available: Apr 24

Jennifer Brigman

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LCMHC
17 years of experience
Virtual
Hello and welcome to Grow Therapy! My name is Jennifer. I have both Master’s and Education Specialist degrees in Counseling, with a specialization in Couples and Family. After many years of therapy practice, I went back to school and, in 2019, graduated with a BSN in Nursing. I’ve worked as a licensed therapist in North Carolina for 17 years. I work frequently with difficult relationship dynamics whether in families or among romantic partners. I do quite a bit of work in trauma recovery, anxiety and stress reduction, resiliency-building, and identity development. Mine is a holistic, positive, supportive approach that promotes self-awareness and the interruption of unhelpful patterns of thought and behavior that lead to being "stuck". I teach mindfulness, yogic interventions and encourage gratitude and curiosity in my clients! In my spare time I enjoy hiking, dancing on my roller skates, beekeeping and chasing my dog and kids! I hope we are a good fit and look forward to connecting with you.

Next available: Apr 23

Amber Smith

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Amber Smith profile image
LCMHC
19 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Virtual
For over 18 years, I have been empowering individuals to live their best lives while coping with difficulties including anxiety, depression, trauma, medical concerns, and infertility. I have a variety of personal and professional experiences that contribute to the development of my empathy, understanding, and relatability. I began my career working with children who had a family member murdered. Since then I have worked with a variety of trauma victims including sexual abuse survivors, adults with child abuse histories, and domestic violence victims. I love helping individuals with trauma make peace with their trauma. I have extensive experience helping people with eating concerns and make peace with food. I am in the process of becoming a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor. I, also, have worked with many individuals who need help finding motivation to move forward. Whether you're a young adult confused about what to do next, an individual struggling with depression or grief coping with discouragement, or a person with anxiety afraid to make changes, I can assist you in making steps to move forward in your life. In addition, I have counseled many individuals struggling emotionally due to chronic medical conditions. I am a cancer survivor; therefore I am extremely passionate about helping others cope with medical conditions, chronic pain, and infertility. I work hard to be culturally competent. I love to travel and have visited (and lived) all over the world; therefore, I am familiar with working with people of difficult cultures and backgrounds I understand starting counseling can be very “nerve-racking.” I will try to make it as comfortable as possible. My counseling style is warm, patient, and client-centered. I encourage my clients to develop their own goals and areas of focus, but I am always there to help guide them. Also, I am very logical and insight-oriented. My clients often comment that I have helped them develop new understandings and perspectives. I am looking forward to hearing from you!

Next available: Apr 25

Elena De Salvo

Elena De Salvo profile image
LMFT
11 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi there, I'm Elena! Hi! I'm here to help you have the life you want, as sometimes life becomes challenging, and adjusting to life changes isn't always easy. I am glad that you prioritize your needs by coming here for help. I am Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I began therapy practice during my MA Program at JFKU in CA. For over 10 years, I've worked in various settings, including not-for-profit mental health agencies and private practice. I believe that treatment is a collaborative approach. I look forward to taking the journey of healing with you. 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.

Next available: Apr 22

Cindy Lewis Gaskins

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Cindy Lewis Gaskins profile image
LCMHC
25 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Virtual
People can make better decisions if they have enough information and understanding about how counseling works. Here are some aspects of counseling and therapy as I perceive and practice it: Therapeutic counseling requires your active involvement including efforts to change any self-defeating thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. You will be asked to work both in and out of the therapeutic counseling sessions. I may occasionally request that you do “homework” (ok-not a formal request because life happens and inevitably it will be that you have life duties to attend to but maybe jotting things down or making notes for yourself kind of homework) by way of providing you with further reinforcement to concepts discussed in session or simply to prompt further insight and self- exploration. There are no instant, painless, or passive cures, no “magic pills”. Instead, there will be ongoing personal and spiritual growth that can occur with your conscious effort. Most likely, you will need to work on improving stress management, cognitions (e.g. beliefs and thought processes), emotional health, relationships, and your general lifestyle if counseling is to be successful. Sometimes change will be relatively easy but more often change takes much effort, time, and persistence. My hope for you is that you grow into your best self in the present and that that allows you to be your best version for your future. Therapy is about YOU and your needs. I specialize in trauma, mood, and anxiety disorders and am an LGBTQ++ ally and kink-aware professional.

Next available: May 7

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