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    Engel Aaron

    Couples Counseling

    Is your relationship feeling more like a friendship these days? If you've noticed the spark fading away or are considering pre-marriage counseling as a proactive step, I'm here for you. Whether you're navigating the complexities of divorce and seeking an amicable co-parenting approach or just want to enhance your connection, I can help. As a therapist trained in the Gottman Method, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), the Developmental Model, and Discernment Counseling, I bring a range of proven techniques tailored to your unique needs. Certified as a Sex Therapy-informed Professional, I aim to support you in achieving your relationship goals, whatever they may be. Let's work together for a happier, healthier connection!

    My Private Practice

    As the owner of a private practice, I find immense joy in excelling in every aspect of our operation. For me, counseling is not just a job; it's a passion and a calling. That's why our practice is dedicated to offering top-notch care that considers both the big picture and the small details. From creating a serene office environment to providing a straightforward and streamlined paperwork process, we aim to make your experience as comfortable as possible. Our collaborative treatment plans are carefully thought out to ensure excellent care at every step of your journey. Your well-being is our priority, and we're committed to delivering exceptional support in every aspect of your experience with us.

    Helpful Links

    Please visit my website or business Facebook page for more information, and don't hesitate to contact me with questions.

    Dublin 43017
    Thomas Alaina
    Worthington 43085
    Ugbomeh Andriel

    Healing Without Limits Counseling and Consulting, LLC (HWLCC) is a counseling and consulting firm focused on aiding in healing the community through mental health treatment, enhancing the mental health system, and changing society's perspective on mental health. HWLCC envisions a world where no one has to suffer in silence from mental illness due to stigma or have to wait until they’re in crisis to receive attention/support. 

    Columbus 43235
    Flory Brent

    I am deeply passionate about serving others who have been impacted by loss. It was not my academic or clinical training that drove me into this work, it was the painful loss of my son. Through my own healing journey, I developed a desire to help others move beyond the pain caused by loss.

    I enjoy walking alongside others as they find healing through the Grief Recovery Method®. I am grateful for the opportunity to support people as a counselor who are grieving a variety of losses including death, divorce, break-up, infidelity, miscarriage, infertility, financial and job loss, addictions, moving, loss of health, physical injury, and loss of hopes, dreams, and expectations.

    I also help people with anxiety, burnout, career counseling, depression, men's issues, relationship issues, phase of life problems, spiritual & religious problems, and substance use problems.  

    Columbus 43235
    Kroner Carrie

    I received my bachelor’s degree in Human Ecology from The Ohio State University and my master’s degree in Education and Allied Professions from the University of Dayton. I am qualified as a Certified Trauma Resiliency Practitioner with the National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children. I am also a Board-Certified Telehealth Professional With the Telebehavioral Health Institute. I have over a decade of experience as a LPCC-S. I have supervised students at the University of Dayton through their counseling practicum and internships. I have also supervised LPC’s working towards their independent licensure and LPCC’s working to obtain their supervisory designation. I have over 16 years of experience working in both community mental health and private practice settings. I started my own solo practice, Safe Harbor Columbus, last year. I treat children, adolescents and adults struggling with anxiety, depression, and/or trauma. I will be presenting a training for the Central Ohio Counseling Association June 17, 2022.

    Columbus 43220
    Ritterbusch Catherine

    I serve adult individuals experiencing mental health challenges or navigating major life changes, from all walks of life.  I am especially adept at serving high achievers and complex developmental trauma survivors.  My practice is centered around developing intentions, building mind-body awareness, and healing/growing intrapersonal and interpersonal connection.

    Columbus 43206
    Morgan-Swaney Chase
    I am here to help you to help yourself through a strengths-based, wellness approach. I am an LGBTQ+ affirmative & celebratory professional clinical counselor who engages in therapeutic relationships that empower diverse individuals and couples to meet their mental health, wellness, education, and career goals. We will identify strengths and protective factors that have served you well in challenging times, as well as areas for growth. The beauty of this approach is that I can see strength even when you’ve temporarily lost sight of it. I would be honored if you were to come alongside me to embark on your wellness journey.
     
    I have experience working with all ages living with an array of mental health and substance use concerns in an agency, a pediatric hospital, a college counseling clinic, and in private practice. My specialization is working affirmatively with LGBTQ+ adolescents (ages 13-17) and adults to address their mental health, wellness, education, and career needs.
     
    At Rocky River Psych. Services, we emphasize the mind-body-spirit connection within a holistic approach to counseling, which can include readiness assessment for gender-affirming/transition medical procedures in accordance with WPATH Standards of Care, adult ADHD psychological testing and evaluation, individual counseling, and/or relational counseling.
    Westlake 44145
    Kohlmann Chris

    I have my own private practice in Dublin, Ohio.  My career in counseling began in the 1980s when I volunteered as a helpmate for a partial hospitalization program assisting with recreation therapy and art therapy.  Later, I graduated to a paid part-time recreation therapist position at a 30-day drug rehab for adolescents.

    From those beginnings until now I have worked as a hospital psychiatric screener, an outpatient therapist at community mental health clinics and agencies, a social worker for Children and Families, and a Military and Family Life Counselor.

    My favorite position is the one I have now, specializing in the treatment of adults and adolescents suffering adjustment disorders, depression, and anxiety.

    Ashville 43103-9663
    Garcia Gayle

    Gayle Garcia is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) working at Affirmations Psychological Services. She is receiving clinical supervision from Heidi Carter, LPCC-S, LICDC. She earned her Master’s degree at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI. Being born and raised in Michigan she and her husband made the decision to move to Columbus, Ohio so she could pursue her doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision at The Ohio State University, where she is currently working on her dissertation, hoping to complete it soon.

    Gayle sees the work she does with clients as collaborative process and client centered. She works to build an authentic and safe space for her clients to heal and grow. She recognizes that change is hard and honors where her clients are at in the change process. She uses various modalities to help her clients succeed in reaching their mental and emotional wellness goals. Whatever intervention she decides to use it will be from a trauma informed, identity affirming, socially just perspective that honors the client’s story. Gayle has experience working with all ages and is willing to work with most presenting concerns, such as depression, anxiety, trauma, suicidal thoughts, self-harm, body image issues, and relationship issues. She has a passion for children and adolescents. For the past year she has been working at a hospital outpatient program for adolescents in crisis. Before that she worked with college-aged students who were in crisis and connected them with university and community resources. She has also worked in an elementary school as a mental health counselor.

    Columbus 43215
    Pharion Jeffrey

    I have been a COCA EC member and counselor for nearly four years now.  I am intrigued with the idea of helping build this membership by showing the tremendous value that membership brings. I have been running my private counseling practice at 1115 Bethel Rd. and have enjoyed building my practice by serving my client base with sound, research based therapy. I have been helping couples and individuals work on their communication skills and intimacy issues. I also have been specializing in angry men.  I help those suffering from anxiety, depression and just plain STRESS.  Please go to my website pharioncounseling.com and learn more about me.

    Columbus 43220
    Martin Jenn

    With over a decade of experience, Welcoming Arms Counseling strives to provide a safe and secure place for individuals to address emotional and psychological problems that often result in personal suffering and struggling relationships. We place great emphasis on empathy and believe that we all encounter deep dark places that are best worked through when we have a safe and compassionate person to walk alongside us through the journey. Helping others find a way forward in order to experience fulfilling relationships and a joy-filled life is our main goal of therapy services.

    Jenn specializes in working with individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, and trauma. The modalities used to assist individuals in improving insight, gaining coping skills and building empowerment and self-esteem are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectal Behavioral Therapy and Existential Therapy.

    Jenn is experienced in working with diverse populations, having worked outside of the United States and with people of many different socioeconomic statuses, cultures, intellectual and developmental stages, age groups, sexual orientations, and genders. Jenn uses she/her/hers pronouns.

    Columbus 43221
    Vlachos Katherine

    I am a Licensed Social Worker currently working under the supervision of C. Brown, LISW-S of Wild Blooms Wellness. I have experience as a mental health therapist since 2009 when I received my Master's degree in Social Work. I primarily use EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) and other trauma modalities with adults to process traumatic events and assist with decreasing symptoms including depression and anxiety. 

    Columbus 43021
    Smith Kenneth

    The Center for Autism, Assertiveness & Social Skills

    Founder

    Specializing in Autism/Aspergers in Adults, Catholic counseling, Logo Therapy, & people who are overly intelligent.

    Columbus 43214
    Haring Kim

    Hi, I am a counselor in training at CCU. I look forward to starting clinical work this fall.

    Columbus 43220
    Cross Lesley

    Lesley, a licensed professional clinical counselor with supervisory designation, is the proud owner of Bridges Counseling. Lesley’s mission is to help people live intentionally and wholly, even when life presents challenges and pain.  

    Lesley believes that counseling is not a “quick fix” to the struggles of life, but by using an empathetic and results-oriented approach she works with her clients to ensure goals are identified and a therapeutic plan is outlined to push forward toward healing and progress. She strives to serve her clients by balancing behavioral and cognitive approaches, equipping clients with effective behavioral strategies as well as helping to process mental blocks and trauma.

    Lesley’s professional experience consists of over 15 years of working with populations she is passionate about helping, including working with adults and teens, students at the collegiate level, with survivors of sexual assault, couples entering marriage as well as those facing times of struggle, working through infidelity and those dedicated not only to saving, but improving their marriage. She has been a speaker for churches, women’s groups, collegiate and business functions.

    Lesley holds a B.A. in Business Management & Economics from University of Mount Union in Alliance, Ohio and received her M.A. in Clinical Counseling from Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, North Carolina. She is currently enrolled in classes at Liberty University working toward obtaining her doctorate degree in Marriage & Family Counseling.

    In addition to her work as a Counselor, Lesley has experience working with clients as a Certified Coach and trained Mediator. Lesley is honored to be a part of the Central Ohio Academy of Collaborative Divorce Professionals as a Family Coach.

    Lesley holds counseling, coaching and mediation sessions in the Worthington office of Bridges Counseling of Ohio.

    Worthington 43085