Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Indianapolis

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Amanda Wickett
Self Pay Rate: $129

Amanda Wickett, Psy.D

Philosophy of Care

Amanda M. Wickett is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with 18 years of clinical experience in the field and a passion for holistic, humanistic, and patient-centered care. She was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest and completed her graduate training at the University of Indianapolis in 2004. She is trained as a generalist and has worked with individuals from ages five and up, presenting with a wide range of mental health conditions, cultural backgrounds, and life challenges. She works best with clients who are motivated to better understand themselves and willing to consider ways to improve their quality of life through thoughtful exploration and mutual discovery.

Dr. Wickett’s therapeutic style is authentic, engaging, empathic, collaborative, and non-judgmental. She believes in treating all persons as complex and with dignity and respect while emphasizing the importance of autonomy. She celebrates each client’s individual complexity and has extensive experience working with individuals who have been exposed to traumatic stress across their lifespan.

Seeking treatment requires courage and willingness to consider ways to move toward change to improve life quality and decrease emotional suffering. Although life involves suffering, Dr. Wickett believes that needless emotional suffering is unnecessary and nonterminal. She is highly competent to provide clients with encouraging and supportive guidance to achieve recovery goals.


University of Indianapolis
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology


  • Trauma and Stress-Related Disorders including Adjustment Disorders and PTSD
  • Depression
  • Mood Disorders including Bipolar Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Psychotic and Dissociative Disorders
  • Childhood Abuse and Neglect
Barbara Kallaur
Self Pay Rate: $99

Barbara Kallaur, LMHC

Philosophy of Care

Barbara Kallaur is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) with over 10 years of experience. Barbara works with clients ages 9 and over and her specialties include post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and LGBTQ issues. She also has experience in addictions counseling.

Barbara completed her Bachelor of Science (BS) in Mental Health Counseling at Butler University and her Master of Science (MS) at Indiana Wesleyan University. Before becoming a therapist, she was a successful classical musician who taught for over 25 years at the Jacobs School of Music. This background has enabled Barbara to have exceptional listening skills, both to what is said, and left unsaid.

Barbara brings a client-centered approach to her practice and is always mindful that the client comes first. She will tailor a treatment plan to the client’s specific needs and desires. Barbara strives to create a non-hierarchical atmosphere in sessions, always being aware that the client is the expert on him/herself. She utilizes relational approaches and psychodynamic treatment including cognitive therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, brief solution focused work, as well as mindfulness and trauma therapy. Barbara is always interested in the inclusion of artistic expression as a part of the therapeutic process.


Indiana Wesleyan University
Master of Science


  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (both adult and adolescent)
  • Relationship Challenges
  • LGBTQ issues, including older members of this community struggling with isolation and compound bereavement.
  • Personality Disorders
  • Life Transitions
  • Women’s Issues
Desiree Paddack
Self Pay Rate: $99

Desiree Paddack, LMFT

Philosophy of Care

Desiree Paddack is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in the state of Indiana who has 7 years of experience partnering with adults, adolescents, and children seeking help with depression, anxiety, life transitions, trauma, behavioral issues, and relationship issues.

She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, and is near completion of her doctorate in Clinical Psychology. Desiree utilizes an eclectic approach rooted in relational, collaborative, strength-based, cognitive behavioral (CBT), mindfulness-based, solutions-focused, and emotionally-focused therapy styles. Every treatment plan will be tailored to the client’s or couple’s specific needs and wants.

Desiree seeks to establish a warm, caring, and collaborative relationship with you in order to assist in building on your strengths and better collaborate with you towards meeting your goals, maximum potential, and living the meaningful life you value and desire. Desiree also sees clients in non-traditional hours, including weekends, after-school, and evenings.

Desiree will see clients in non-traditional hours, including weekends, after-school, and evenings.


Liberty University
Master's in Marriage and Family Therapy


  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relational Issues
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Stress
  • Family Conflict
  • Life Transitions
  • Anger Management
  • Coping Skills
  • Self-Esteem
  • Women’s Issues
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Grief & Loss
Gabrielle Tatara
Self Pay Rate: $99

Gabrielle Tatara, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Gabrielle Tatara is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Indiana, who has over 4 years of experience working with adolescents and adults dealing with depression, anxiety, trauma and grief, family functioning, and identity issues. She is a safe provider for persons identifying with the LGBTQ+ community and persons of color.

Gabrielle completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Butler University in Indiana and received her Master's of Social Worker from Indiana University School of Social Work. She practices with a strengths-based and person-centered approach and incorporates cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, mindfulness, and motivational interviewing. She values and is adept at adapting her practice to meet the needs and strengths of every individual, couple, and family thereby creating opportunities for empowerment and insight development.

As a consumer of therapy herself, Gabrielle understands the importance of having the time, space, and guidance to explore and process concerns, which allows for the reality of living a life of unlocked potential. She seeks to create that accepting, safe, and thoughtful space for you to focus on your concerns and needs while also building upon your strengths. She will collaborate with you and support you in taking the steps to meet your identified goals.


Indiana University School of Social Work
Master's of Social Work


  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Trauma and PTSD
Heidi Hedrick
Self Pay Rate: $99

Heidi Hedrick, LMHC

Philosophy of Care

Heidi Hedrick is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in the state of Indiana who has more than 10 years of professional experience partnering with adults, adolescents, and families who are seeking help with depression, anxiety, life transitions, and grief.

She completed her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Indiana University and received her Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Purdue University-Indianapolis. Heidi utilizes collaborative, strengths-based, cognitive behavioral (CBT), and solutions-focused approaches to therapy. Heidi will work with clients to develop a collaborative relationship to reach their goals.

Partner with Heidi to start working toward better mental health one step at a time. With her assistance, you'll start honing your strengths and tackling the obstacles in your life, one session at a time.


Purdue University
Master's in Clinical Psychology


  •       Depression
  •       Anxiety
  •       Stress management
  •       Self esteem
  •       Life transitions
  •       Anger management
  •       Relationship issues
  •       Grief & Loss

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