Therapists, Counselors, and Psychologists in Dayton, OH

Get affordable in-person or online care — we accept most major insurances and have self-pay rates as low as $99.

Meet our Providers

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.


Ohio State University
Master of Social Work


  • 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."


University of Cincinnati
Master of Social Work


  • 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.


Masters Degree in Nursing
Northern Kentucky University


  • 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.


The University of Akron
Master of Science in Nursing


  • 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

Schedule a session with a Thriveworks provider

Our providers help people make meaningful advances in their lives. We accept most insurances, and offer weekend and evening sessions.

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Location details

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Dayton is across the street from KFC and Burger King, and right next to Bob Evans. Drive down Linden Avenue, and you will see that we share an office with WIngs of Love Services, among other businesses.

Phone number (614) 412-3984
★★★★★ 5.00 (1 reviews)
Address 4130 Linden Ave Suite 145
Dayton, OH 45432
Office Hours Shown in ET
Sunday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Monday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 9:00pm

Support team hours Shown in ET
Sunday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday 7:00am - 9:30pm
Tuesday 7:00am - 9:30pm
Wednesday 7:00am - 9:30pm
Thursday 7:00am - 9:30pm
Friday 7:00am - 9:30pm
Saturday 7:00am - 6:00pm

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