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Ashton Dunphy
Self Pay Rate: $99

Ashton Dunphy, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Ashton Dunphy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Arizona who has 5 years of experience partnering with adults seeking help with depression, anxiety, life transitions, trauma, and relationship issues.

Ashton completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Northern Arizona University and received her Master of Social Work from Arizona State University. She utilizes strength-based, cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness-based, dialectical behavioral, EMDR, and emotionally focused approaches to therapy always maintaining the creativity, flexibility, and awareness necessary to best meet the needs of every unique individual.

Ashton seeks to establish a warm and caring relationship with you in order to assist in building on your strengths and better collaborate with you towards meeting your goals and living the meaningful life you value and desire.

Education

Arizona State University
Master of Social Work

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Stress management
  • Self esteem
  • Life transitions
  • Relationship issues
Austin Obika
Self Pay Rate: $99

Austin Obika, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Austin Obika is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the states of Arizona and South Carolina. He is also an independently Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) in the State of South Carolina. He has been licensed for over 15 years and has worked with many people and populations to feel better and live their best lives!

Austin has provided treatment for individuals of all ages with a variety of conditions such as anxiety, depression, and PTSD. He has also worked with individuals who had been severely mentally ill or experiencing psychological symptoms associated with medical conditions. Austin has had successful experience in addressing stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, depression, relationship issues, addictions, parenting issues, adjustment issues/coping with life changes, self-esteem, and anger management. He has also worked with adolescents to prevent out-of-home placement or a run with the Department of Juvenile Justice.

Austin believes that a holistic and mindful approach to therapy can help relieve the stress of the issues that bring you to therapy. Our connection will help you to understand yourself better and give you the insight to determine what you need to do to make changes and achieve balance for a happier life. His method is primarily cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) approach but also incorporates aspects of solution-focused techniques with many individuals.

"If you are looking to address stress, reduce symptoms, my practice is one of acceptance. My/our time together is free of judgment," says Austin. "You do not need to be fixed; you just need to rediscover the tools that you already have within you. I pride myself on being real, relatable, and warm. I want our time together to be the time during the week when you can put yourself first. I will give you specific strategies and "homework" that will help you to feel more immediate results."

Education

Capella University
Doctorate in Psychology

Specialties

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Family conflicts
  • Depression 
  • Relationship issues
  • Addictions
  • Parenting issues
  • Adjustment issues/Coping with life changes
  • Self-esteem 
  • Anger management
  • ADHD
  • PTSD

 

Carol Whitescarver
Self Pay Rate: $99

Carol Whitescarver, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Carol Whitescarver is a Clinical Social Worker, independently licensed in Massachusetts, Indiana, and Arizona. She has 21 years of social work and psychotherapy practice with individuals and groups. Carol currently works with adults who seek supportive and in-depth therapy for trauma, PTSD, life transitions, anger/behavioral issues, grief, relationship challenges, depression, and anxiety.

Carol graduated from Marymount College with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Psychology, and from Fordham University with a Master’s in Social Work. She has worked in outpatient treatment programs in the community, and with Veterans and active-duty Army members and their families, as well as in residential programs for TBI, substance abuse, and mental illness within the Veterans Health Administration. Carol believes that each person has the ability and innate knowledge to grow and change, and that therapy must be creative, dynamic, and tailored to the individual. Whether using creativity, images, or more traditional talk therapy, her philosophy tends toward positive psychology that is strength-based, trauma-informed, flexible, enjoyable, and aligned with a person’s desired lifestyle.

Carol believes that therapists must be genuine, and able to create a ‘sacred space’ that is safe and supportive so that clients can relax and sense that they are respected, valued, and understood. A trusting therapeutic relationship that addresses Mind/Body/Spirit is essential to the process of growth and change, and Carol believes that humor, play, forgiveness, creativity, and gratitude practice hold a strong place in psychotherapy. Creativity, regardless of how it is expressed, is life-affirming and an extremely important asset when redesigning one’s life.

Perhaps you need a safe place to tell your truth, feel understood and accepted, learn new skills in coping or problem-solving, or brainstorm your ideas/goals. Carol is an experienced therapist who will join you in your search for an authentic self and in your understanding or repair of the past and old stories you hold. Therapy work with Carol includes compassion, warmth, challenge, curiosity, and flexibility. She will help you find strengths, courage to use your true voice, and confidence to break free of patterns that no longer serve you well.

Education

Fordham University
Master's in Social Work

Specialties

  • Anger
  • Severe trauma
  • Grief & Loss
  • Depression/Anxiety
  • Development of coping strategies, problem solving
  • Assertive communication
  • Women’s issues
  • Psychodynamic/Sandtray/Creativity
  • Men’s issues
Christopher Card
Self Pay Rate: $99

Christopher Card, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Christopher Card is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) who has 22 years of experience providing counseling and support services to families and individuals seeking help with depression, anxiety, addiction, grief, and other life transitions. Christopher is also a nationally Certified Sex Offender Treatment Professional (CSOTP).

Christopher completed his Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology at Ashford University and his Master of Social Work (MSW) at Arizona State University. He utilizes a variety of strength-based therapeutic interventions with emphasis on mindfulness-based strategies to help clients heal from trauma, recover from addiction, and overcome symptoms of depression, anxiety, and other behavioral and emotional difficulties. Clients can then build on these strengths and skills to pursue new and meaningful goals and live the life they want to live.

Christopher strives to form warm, genuine, and collaborative relationships with each client so you can courageously and safely explore painful memories of the past, become grounded and peaceful in the present, and look to the future with a sense of excitement and optimism.

Education

Arizona State University
Master's in Social Work

Specialties

  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Addiction
  • Grief
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress Management
  • Anger Management
  • Spiritual
  • Life Transitions
Dr.Eric Tubat
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-up

Dr. Eric Tubat, PMHNP-BC

Philosophy of Care

Eric Tubat is a Licensed and Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, who has years of experience providing mental health care to adults seeking help with depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder and schizophrenic disorder.  He completed his Master of Science in Nursing at University of Phoenix, Arizona and received his Doctor of Nursing Practice, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner specialization, from Brandman University. 

Eric utilizes a humanistic philosophy of holistic care for both body and mind, and a steadfast commitment to individualized, personalized, comprehensive care. 

Eric seeks to establish a therapeutic and caring relationship with you in order to assist in managing and recovering from mental health problems.

Education

Brandman University
Doctor of Nursing Practice

Specialties

  • 18+ Medication Management

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