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Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Lakewood, OH

Whitney Britenbucher
Self Pay Rate: $99

Whitney Britenbucher, LPCC

Philosophy of Care

Whitney is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Art Therapist in Northeast Ohio. In 2006 she earned a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree from Kent State University, and then in 2010 graduated from Ursuline College with her Masters of Arts in Counseling and Art Therapy. Whitney has enjoyed over ten years of experience working with a broad variety of clients, and strives to empower each individual in her care to become the best version of themselves. She treats children, teens, adults, and families, and specializes in providing affirming care for LGBTQ+ issues, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, and trauma.

Whitney uses an eclectic approach to therapy, working collaboratively with each client to determine what kind of interventions and strategies best meets their needs. By using creative and person-centered approaches, Whitney empowers those that work with her to find their own inner guide and to build trust and understanding within themselves. She feels it is an honor to help clients on their personal journeys, and to witness the growth and healing that results from their brave self-exploration.

Whitney understands that for many clients, beginning therapy can feel daunting or overwhelming. It takes a leap of faith and courage to enter a therapeutic relationship. She strives to create a safe space, free of judgment, where clients can feel welcome to explore all aspects of themselves openly.

Education

Ursuline College
Master of Arts in Counseling and Art Therapy

Specialties

  • Trauma
  • LGBTQIA Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Eating Disorders
  • Self-Esteem
Anissa Mahmood
Self Pay Rate: $99

Anissa Mahmood, LPCC

Philosophy of Care

Anissa Mahmood recognizes that in today’s rapidly changing world, it is more necessary than ever to prioritize personal wellness and build resiliency against life’s stressors. Anissa is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the state of Ohio with over six years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults seeking help for a variety of mental health and behavioral issues. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Bowling Green State University, graduating summa cum laude, and received her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Syracuse University.

Anissa utilizes humanistic, strengths-based, cognitive behavioral, solution-focused, family systems, diversity conscious, and motivational interviewing techniques and approaches to help individuals meet their personal treatment goals.

Anissa believes in the importance of developing a collaborative relationship between the client and therapist. She seeks to provide a safe, welcoming environment for individuals to feel comfortable focusing on their wellness needs.

Education

Bowling Green State University
Syracuse University

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Women’s issues
  • Life transitions
  • Assertiveness
  • Self-Esteem
  • Relationship issues
  • Grief and loss
  • Stress management
Ashley Koverman
Self Pay Rate: $99

Ashley Koverman, LPCC

Philosophy of Care

Ashley Koverman is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the state of Ohio with 6 years of experience working with adolescents, adults, and couples seeking help with a variety of issues including trauma, PTSD, anxiety, OCD, depression, LGBTQ+ issues, sexual dysfunction, and life transitions. She believes in an approach that is warm, authentic, and collaborative, and that every situation, individual, and couple is unique.

She completed her Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Wright State University in Dayton, OH. Ashley utilizes an eclectic blend of therapy modalities, ranging from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), eye-movement desensitization, and reprocessing (EMDR) to help clients better understand their concerns and build skills for change.

Ashley is committed to working with you to understand what you want out of your life, relationships, and counseling experience. Ashley does not discriminate based on political affiliation, spiritual affiliation, race, sex, gender, or other self-identified affiliation.

Education

Wright State University
Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Specialties

  • Anxiety & OCD
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • ADHD
  • Career Counseling
  • Spiritual concerns
  • Motivation & Follow-through
  • Self-esteem
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
Kayla Kelley
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Kayla Kelley, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Philosophy of Care

Kayla Kelley is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) who specializes in the assessment and treatment of adults with psychiatric disorders, such as depression, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). As a PMHNP, she has experience in treating psychiatric disorders in outpatient clinics and inpatient settings, including inpatient substance use disorder rehabilitation, and is certified to provide medication assisted treatment (MAT). Over her career, Kayla has had the opportunity to provide care to clients in a variety of settings, including adult ICU, outpatient dialysis, and infusion nursing, while recognizing a common need among all clients, the need for increased mental health care services.

Kayla completed her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Ohio University. Acknowledging that need to expand the availability of mental health treatment, she went on to complete a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with an emphasis in psychiatry at Walden University. She is an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN). Kayla is passionate about providing quality, compassionate, and comprehensive mental health services by following evidence-based guidelines blended with clinical experience and personal observation to optimize client outcomes.

Although Kayla can prescribe and monitor medication as a viable option, she believes in providing a holistic approach that includes listening to and educating the client in alternatives before resorting to medications, many times providing a combination of the three. She is a firm believer that the client fully understands the reason they are taking a medication and discusses how they feel about a particular option to make sure they are comfortable with their treatment plan.

Education

Master of Science in Nursing
Walden University

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Sleep or Insomnia
Kelly Turle
Self Pay Rate: $99

Kelly Turle, LISW

Philosophy of Care

Kelly Turle is a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) in Northeast Ohio who received her Master’s degree in Social Science Administration (MSSA) from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Kelly has over 20 years experience working as a School Counselor and over 7 years experience counseling and coaching adults, mainly women, on issues regarding self-doubt, anxiety, physical wellness, and life transitions. 

Kelly’s counseling approach is to provide a safe and non-judgemental place to share one’s concerns, worries and story. She utilizes strength based and solution focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and mindfulness. She utilizes holistic approaches and draws from immense experience in the Law of Attraction philosophies. 

Kelly approaches each client’s issues with openness, compassion and knowledge. She is an expert at building relationships and assisting people to reduce stress, overcome hardships and find some direction and clarity in their lives. She thrives on helping people feel listened to, accepted and comforted. Kelly collaborates with each client to establish goals and needs to give them a better quality of life.

Education

Case Western Reserve University
Master's in Social Science Administration

Specialties

  • Stress management 
  • Anxiety 
  • Women’s issues 
  • Depression 
  • Relationship issues 
  • Life transitions 
  • Clarity and direction
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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