Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Cleveland, OH

Cleopatra"Cleo" Enakhena
Accepting:
  • BCBS
  • Multiplan
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Cleopatra “Cleo” Enakhena, PMHNP-BC

Philosophy of Care

Cleopatra is a board certified PMHNP in the state of Ohio. Cleopatra graduated from Walden University and has practiced for 3 years now. She provides mental health diagnosis, and patient centered treatment for adult patients with mental illness including depression, anxiety, Bipolar, ADHD, PTSD. Cleopatra provides services for individuals who are looking to receive mental health care with a goal to recovery or better management of their symptoms

Cleopatra utilized team based, patient centered, empathetic, and motivational approaches to treat patient and get patients involved in their own treatment.

If you are an adult patient with mental health diagnosis, seeking the best and effective care from a provider who is understanding, patient, empathetic and caring contact Cleopatra at thriveworks

Education

Walden University
PMHNP-BC

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • ADHD
  • PTSD
  • Medication Mangement
Ericka Igbonegun
Accepting:
  • BCBS
  • Medical Mutual of OH
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Ericka Igbonegun, PMHNP-BC

Philosophy of Care

Ericka R. Igbonegun MSN, APRN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, with training and experience treating patients with psychiatric disorders across the lifespan in various settings. Over 16 years of direct patient care in a variety of nursing roles. Some of her practice specialties include (but not limited to) Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, and Substance Use Disorders.  She became board certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioner (AANP) as Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C) in 2013, and board certified by the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) in 2021.

Ericka is passionate about providing quality, compassionate, and in-depth mental health services to adolescents and adults. Ericka possesses strong clinical skills strengthened by her innate ability to build rapport with patients and families. She follows evidence-based guidelines incorporated with clinical experience, observation, and instinct. She believes in patience as a core value when providing medical care to her patients. 

Ericka believes in commitment to care and treating all patients with compassion and dignity. She believes in the importance of “mind, body, and soul,” as being essential to living a long-balanced life. She is looking forward to assisting you on your mental health journey.

Education

Indiana State University
Master of Science degree

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Graduate Certificate

Specialities

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • PTSD
  • Addictions
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Georgia Tsaftarides
Accepting:
  • BCBS of OH
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Georgia Tsaftarides, LPCC-S

Philosophy of Care

Georgia Tsaftarides is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with a supervision designation in the state of Ohio and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida. Georgia has over 15 years of experience working with adolescents, adults, and couples seeking help with a variety of issues.

She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice with a minor in Psychology at Columbia College and received her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Webster University in Melbourne, FL. Currently, she is continuing her education Doctorate degree in Naturopathic medicine.

As your counselor, Georgia will work to ensure that you have a safe and healing place to work through life’s difficulties. Georgia believes it is important to meet the client where the client is at values a holistic approach. She is dedicated and focused on helping to help provide you with the tools and guidance you need to be the best version of yourself.

Education

Webster University
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Specialties

  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Trauma and PTSD
Jocelyn Benford
Accepting:
  • BCBS of OH
  • Multiplan
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Jocelyn Benford, LPCC

Philosophy of Care

Jocelyn Benford is a board certified Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Ohio who has significant experience providing clinical assessment and therapeutic services to children, adolescents, adults and couples seeking help with depression, anxiety, trauma, life transitions, cultural issues and LGBTQIA+ concerns. She completed her Bachelor of Arts at the University of Akron and received her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walsh University. 

Jocelyn has a passion for assisting others regain their strength, heal from traumatic experiences and gain coping skills to navigate through life’s challenges. Jocelyn utilizes several techniques to help clients reach their goals, while providing collaborative and emotionally supportive interventions from a diverse range of evidence-based therapeutic modules. Theories she frequently utilizes include Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Multicultural Therapy and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She believes that healing starts when we begin to speak the words we have repressed and healing is not a moment, but a movement that occurs throughout life. The healing process can be challenging at times, but it does not have to be lonesome. Jocelyn’s goal is to walk with her clients on their  journey of healing. 

Education

Walsh University
Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Specialties

  • Anxiety 
  • Depression 
  • Trauma
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Relationship Issues
  • Cultural Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Self-Esteem
  • Women's Issues  
La’Tonya Fisher-Grace
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of OH
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Med Mutual
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
Self Pay Rate: $99

La’Tonya Fisher-Grace, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

La’ Tonya Fisher-Grace is board certified as a Licensed Independent Social Worker with supervision designation. She is committed to helping people find and live their best life through competent, compassionate, customer guided care. La’ Tonya believes everyone should have access to comfortable care that promotes self determined goals and growth provided in the way that the customer will be most comfortable receiving it. 

La’ Tonya began her journey several years ago working with Cuyahoga County as a Family Preservation Specialist. Since this time she has helped individuals and families work through social issues, mental health, behavioral health, addiction, grief and loss, job preparedness, confidence boosting, relationship building, anxiety, depression, and PTSD, among other concerns. La’ Tonya has worked as an advocate in school settings, court settings, and hospital settings. She provides education and interventions to promote positive outcomes. 

La’ Tonya continues to enhance her knowledge and skills to better serve those she works for. She uses various modalities to ensure that she provides a comprehensive service. Therapies include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Integrated Family Systems, Trauma Informed Care, and EMDR. As a lifelong learner La’ Tonya will continue to be prepared with the most current information and skills. 

Working in a major hospital system, La’ Tonya appreciates the importance of holistic health. This includes physical, mental, social, spiritual, and emotional health. She remains determined and committed to helping others improve their quality of life by achieving holistic health.

Education

Cleveland State University School of Social Work
Master's in Social Work

Specialties

  • Anxiety 
  • Depression 
  • Panic Disorders 
  • Intervention Specialist 
  • Empowerment Coaching 
  • Behavior Modification 
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 
  • Stress 
  • Substance Use Disorders 
  • Addiction
  • Relationship Building
  • Postpartum Depression
Lady Crockett
Accepting:
  • BCBS of OH
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-up

Lady Crockett, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Philosophy of Care 

Lady Crockett, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, with training and experience treating patients with psychiatric disorders across the lifespan and practice settings ranging from hospitals to outpatient clinics. She is qualified to practice in psychiatry; diagnose, treat, and prescribe medications. Her education includes a Master of Science in Nursing, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner specialization, from Northern Kentucky University. She has her certification in Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) and certified in telehealth. She has over 9 years’ experience as a psychiatric charge nurse at a state inpatient mental health hospital, in addition to experience managing a residential rehabilitation treatment program for veterans with mental and medical illnesses, substance use disorders, and military sexual trauma. Lady Crockett brings to clinic a humanistic philosophy of holistic care for both mind, body, and an abiding commitment to individualized, personalized, and comprehensive care for patients. Lady’s hobbies include reading, time with family, bicycling, and traveling. 

Education

 Northern Kentucky University
Master of Science in Nursing

Specialties 

  • ADD/ADHD
  • Anxiety: Panic Disorder, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
  • Grief and Loss
  • Mood Disorders: Depressive Disorders, Bipolar Disorder
  • Substance Abuse
  • Personality Disorder
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Insomnia
Marissa Ragon
Accepting:
  • BCBS
  • Medicare
  • Med Mutual
  • Multiplan
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-up

Marissa Ragon, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Marissa Ragon is a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She has over a decade of experience working in the field of psychiatry and mental health. Marissa completed her undergraduate and graduate degree studies at The University of Akron. She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing in 2008, with the intent of becoming a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Marissa graduated with honors in May of year 2013 with a Master of Science degree in Nursing. Her professional clinical practice as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner officially began in July of year 2013.

Marissa is board certified to treat all age groups, but primarily treats adults. She has experience in treating a vast array of psychiatric-mental health conditions in various treatment settings. Her treatment approach centers upon helping her clients build resilience through realizing their strengths.

Education

The University of Akron
Master of Science in Nursing

Specialties

  • Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Autism spectrum disorder related conditions
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depressive disorders
  • Insomnia
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and related conditions
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders
Melissa Morton
Accepting:
  • BCBS of OH
  • Cigna
  • Magellan
  • Med Mutual of OH
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Melissa Morton, LISW

Philosophy of Care

Melissa Morton is a Licensed Independent Social Worker who has over ten years experience working with individuals seeking help with anxiety, depression, ADHD, grief and loss, relationship issues, and life transitions. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University and her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Southern California. She specializes in treating children and adolescents coping with academic, social and emotional stressors, young adults facing coming of age transitions, and adults adapting to their changing environment and coping with life’s many challenges. She supports all of her clients by helping to identify and remove barriers to personal growth. 

Melissa utilizes a psychodynamic approach to therapy, using techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Mindfulness, Play Therapy and Trauma Informed Therapy. Drawing on her training in dual-diagnosis treatment and the mind-body connection, she assists clients in developing healthy coping mechanisms and healthy living habits that seek to strengthen an individual’s ability to be resilient in the face of life’s challenges. 

Melissa seeks to establish a warm and supportive, non-judgmental relationship with her clients in order to facilitate growth and build on strengths to assist clients in reaching their personal therapeutic goals. 

Education

University of Southern California
Master of Social Work

Specialties

  • Anxiety 
  • Depression 
  • ADHD 
  • Stress Management 
  • Life Transitions 
  • Grief and Loss 
  • Relationship Issues 
  • Family Dynamics
Nicholas Fulks
Accepting:
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Nicholas Fulks, LISW-S

Philosophy of Care

Nicholas Fulks is a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW-S) in the state of Ohio who specializes in helping children, adolescents, and adults with various difficulties including anxiety, depression, trauma, transitions, social skills, and goal setting. He has over 6 years of experience working in community behavioral health, providing clinical care.

Nicholas completed his Bachelor of Arts in justice studies from Kent State University and his Master of Social Work from the University of Southern California. Prior to entering the mental health field, he served in the U.S. Army for over 10 years. As a combat veteran, Nicholas realizes the unique perspective of veterans, their families, and their culture.

Nicholas uses an eclectic approach to therapy in order to meet your unique needs and empower you to be successful in reaching your goals. With a strength in building rapport with various people and age groups, he employs culturally-informed, strength-based, and person-centered approaches to help you feel comfortable, safe, and heard.

Education

University of Southern California
Master of Social Work

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Life Transitions
  • Social Skills
  • Goal Setting
Sarah Finkelshteyn
Accepting:
  • BCBS of OH
  • Medical Mutual of OH
  • Multiplan
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Sarah Finkelshteyn, LPCC

Philosophy of Care 

Sarah Finkelshteyn is a licensed Professional Clinical Counselor practicing in the state of Ohio, who has over 3 years of experience providing clinical care to children, adolescents, and adults seeking help in areas such as anxiety, depression, trauma, life transitions, ADHD, and much more. Sarah attended John Carroll University where she earned her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health and Counseling in 2017. 

Sarah’s goal is to provide clarity and growth through the challenges life may present. Sarah is an empathetic caring individual who is passionate about working with clients and assisting them through life's many challenges. Sarah focuses on the individual and their unique traits within their family system and relationships. Sarah feels that each individual is the sole expert of their lives and that therapy is a collaborative process. 

Sarah utilizes evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy practices, in combination with an Adlerian approach. Her approach includes being an additional layer of support when you need it, helping guide you to a place of peace and acceptance, with the ability to thrive. 

Education 

John Carroll University
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health and Counseling

Specialties 

  • Anxiety 
  • Stress management
  • Depression 
  • Life transitions 
  • Trauma 
  • ADHD
  • Self-esteem/self-image

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