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Therapists, Counselors, and Psychologists in Dayton, OH

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Dawn Lucous
Self Pay Rate: $99

Dawn Lucous, LISW

Philosophy of Care

Dawn Lucous is a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) who has been working with individuals and families for 20 years. Dawn has worked in many healthcare settings and has assisted people in all stages of life through a multitude of concerns. She completed her bachelor’s degree at Bowling Green State University and her Master of Social Work (MSW) at Ohio State University.

Dawn practices strength-based, solution-focused, mindfulness-based, collaborative, and cognitive-behavioral approaches to therapy. She maintains flexibility in all situations in order to focus solely on what each individual needs and to meet them where they are. Dawn strives to create a laid-back, caring relationship in which to work with you at your comfort level. Her main focus is helping you meet your goals and live your best life.

Education

Ohio State University
Master of Social Work

Specialties

  • Dementia/ Geriatric Mental Health
  • End of Life/ Death Issues
  • Grief/ Loss/ Bereavement
  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Medical/ Physical Illness/Disability/Pain
  • Stress Management
  • Depression
  • Life Management Counseling
  • Life Transitions
  • Work Stress/ Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Women’s Issues

 

Melissa Sears
Self Pay Rate: $99

Melissa Sears, LISW-S

Philosophy of Care

Melissa Sears is a Supervising Independent Social Worker who works with any client and enjoys diversity. She is especially well-versed in working with clients dealing with anxiety disorders, depression, ADHD, and interpersonal issues. Additionally, Melissa has experience working with the LGBTQIA+ community.

Melissa's goal is to help clients help themselves. Through empowerment, empathy, and strengths-based work, she wants to give clients the tools that they need in their toolbox to begin the process of recovery. Melissa often uses cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, coping skills acquisition, and solution-focused therapy during her sessions. However, she tailors her approach to each client's needs.

Melissa truly cares about your struggles and wants to help you learn skills to live your most positive life possible. "No one needs to feel alone or without help when are positive ways to cope," says Melissa. "I want to help you find those solutions and begin the process of recovery from whatever concerns you may be facing."

Education

University of Cincinnati
Master of Social Work

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Coping Skills
  • Family Conflict
Danielle Ginter
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Danielle Ginter, APRN, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Danielle Ginter is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) and a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practioner (PMHNP) with over 7 years of experience assisting adult clients who need help coping with the effects of anxiety, depression, insomnia, stress, Trauma & PTSD.

Danielle received her Master's degree in Nursing from Northern Kentucky University. She'll approach your concerns with care and professionalism, ensuring that your psychiatric needs are met as you both learn the best management techniques that fit your personality and lifestyle.

Partner with Danielle to start making progress towards your mental health goals. She is a great listener and treats each client as the unique individual that they are. As a PMHNP, Danielle also enjoys utilizing therapeutic skills as well as medication management, when needed.

Education

Masters Degree in Nursing
Northern Kentucky University

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Trauma & PTSD
Marissa Ragon
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

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