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Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Scottsdale, AZ

AliceDebbie Bertoldo
Accepting:
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Alice Debbie Bertoldo, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Debbie Bertoldo is a Certified Counselor, ready and willing to help you understand your feelings and behaviors, and why some issues in life, create stumbling blocks for us. Her clinical background includes working with individuals struggling with substance use, trauma, anxiety, and depression. She has helped many individuals understand the source of their difficult issues and separate the emotional response to help them move forward in their lives.

One of her specialties includes using a modality called accelerated resolution therapy which helps people understand and erase their emotional response to stressful situations. "If you are struggling with emotional or mental health difficulties, I invite you to seek out the experience of certified counselors, to assist you in overcoming these difficulties. Help is available," says Debbie

Education

University of Phoenix
Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling 

Specialties

  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Substance Use
  • Trauma and PTSD
Dr.Eric Tubat
Accepting:
  • BCBS of AZ
  • Cigna
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare West
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • United Healthcare
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
Kathleen Smerko
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Kathleen Smerko, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Kathleen Smerko earned her Masters Degree and then a post Masters Nurse Practitioner Certification. Her interest in Mental Health treatment goes back to Nursing school. Kathleen strives to make Mental Health treatment an equal priority in the lives of her clients. Clients who are struggling with issues beyond the reach of therapy alone are her specialty. Combining symptom management and supportive therapy are the means to returning clients to their best selves.

Kathleen uses a bio-psycho-social-sexual-spiritual approach to care. All elements of a person's being are an integral approach to wellness.Nursing has always been holistic in nature and she brings that approach to treatment.

Unmanaged symptoms often get in the way of therapy. Symptoms are the body's way of responding to issues not yet managed. Restoring the chemical balance in the brain can help therapy be more effective.

Education

RutgersUniversity
Masters Degree

Specialties

  • 18+ Medication Management
Kimberly Reuter
Accepting:
  • BCBS of AZ
  • Multiplan
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Kimberly Reuter, LPC

Philosophy of Care

As a Licensed Professional Counselor my professional orientation has been based on the Cognitive Behavioral model however, I believe that there is not a “one size fits all” approach to therapy. With over 15 years’ experience providing behavioral management and mental health services, I utilize integrative therapy techniques in order to meet the individualized treatment needs of each person.  I work with adults, couples, and adolescents and have extensive experience working with mental health and performance related issues such as depression, anxiety, anger, grief or loss, personal growth/improvement, developmental/transitional concerns, and military family transitions. Through my educational pursuits and my personal life experiences, I have gained a deep understanding of the challenges that life events can unexpectedly throw at us. These circumstances can throw us off balance in a way that disrupts our lives. The decision to seek counseling can be a very sensitive one that usually occurs at a delicate time. Choosing the “right” therapist for yourself or your child involves the willingness to invest and commit to the process. My approach is strength based, non- judgmental, and genuine. I will continue to strive assisting those with navigating through life’s challenges.

Education

Webster University
Master in Counseling

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Anger
  • Grief or Loss
  • Personal growth/improvement
  • Developmental/transitional concerns
  • Military family transitions
Richelle Ramirez
Accepting:
  • BCBS
  • Magellan
  • Tricare West
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Richelle Ramirez, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Richelle Ramirez is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner and has been in healthcare practice since 1995. Richelle began her career as a registered nurse in a private psychiatric practice and has maintained her patient focus in mental health care. She accomplished a meaningful professional goal when she obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2013. Still, her passion is caring for psychiatric patients. She explained to Forefront: “My clinical philosophy is to provide evidence based treatment in a culturally sensitive manner. I approach problems pragmatically and try my best to help my patient achieve their best outcome.” She enjoys incorporating input from other disciplines when it is possible as it is in the best interest of the patients. Richelle describes her favorite patient population as the “seriously mentally ill, who are the most vulnerable and need care provided in an empathic manner.” Additionally, she enjoys working with geriatric patients: “I am comfortable utilizing my skills and knowledge to encompass their medical comorbidities and how it may impact their mental health presentation.” Richelle is open to input from staff and values communication and a good work ethic. She looks forward to collaborating with Forefront and their clients in demonstrating genuine concern for the patients’ wellbeing.

Education

University of Arizona
Post Master’s Degree, PMHNP

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Pregnancy
  • Prenatal
  • Postpartum
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD

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