Hi my name is Brian Robb & I work primarily with adults, couples, & some older teenagers. I’m passionate about helping people: cope with anxiety & depression; process family dysfunction; sort through difficult emotions; heal from past trauma; become less self critical; & begin or maintain recovery from compulsive behaviors (drugs/alcohol/pornography). I also enjoy helping couples to improve their relationships & communication. I have found therapy personally beneficial to my own life & relationships, which is why I chose to pursue a career in helping others. I’ve been working in the field since 2010 & graduated from both Bowling Green State University & the University of Toledo. Everybody I meet is a unique individual, I spend the first 3-4 sessions getting to know you before we create a path for how to address your needs & achieve your goals. I always strive to be collaborative: focusing on your goals & your pace; and bringing my knowledge of the change process to work alongside you. Lastly, I want you to know that reaching out is a sign of tremendous strength. It may be your pattern to deal with issues by yourself; & its possible to stay stuck because of this for years or even decades. Know that we all need other’s support to be the best version of ourselves. Give yourself the opportunity to try something new and see how it can work
I believe that children are our future. Their resiliency to life's stressors and trauma never ceases to amaze me and I feel grateful working alongside them while they continue to grow. Although children are often resilient, their negative experiences can affect their future if not given opportunity to explore and grow from them. As a licensed independent social worker, I have experience working with children and adolescents who struggle with anxiety, behavioral problems, grief, adjusting to life changes such as parental divorce, and trauma. I thoroughly enjoy working with children and families through these challenges and focusing on how their strengths can be used. I specialize in Child-Parent Psychotherapy which is an evidenced-based form of therapy focused on young children that have experienced some sort of traumatic experience and could benefit from strengthening their relationship with their parent, caregiver, or foster placement. My hope is to help your child feel safe and comfortable to explore their experiences, feelings, and behaviors through play and other creative interventions to make time spent in therapy fun and meaningful!
I personally believe that everyone is affected by mental illness one way or another. My passion is helping children, adolescents, young adults work though life. I have experience working with clients who have depression, anxiety, LGBTQ+ challenges, bullying, and interpersonal relationships. I also have experience working individually and in the group setting for Anger Management and Bipolar Disorders. I have received all of my higher education from The University of Toledo and possess a Masters in Counselor Education with a focus in Clinical Mental Health. I personally pursued counseling because I believe and have seen first hand the wonderful things it can do for people. I prefer to take a hands on a realistic approach with all of my clients. When working with children I specifically like to take a hands on, creative and interactive approach. My goal is that all of my clients leave feeling understood and validated, no matter life's struggles.
I commend you for taking the first step in improving yourself and your life! I am a licensed social worker who believes that the rapport that you build with your clients is essential to develop a therapeutic trust and process for positive change to take place. I also believe in providing a non-judgmental, safe based environment in which the client and therapist work together in which to achieve a desirable outcome. I will work with you to develop this relationship and provide support as you work toward your goals. I have 20 years of experience working with clients in the areas of: Depression, Anxiety, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Anger, Self-Esteem and Boundary Issues, Substance Abuse, Marital Issues including Mental, Emotional and Physical Abuse, and Grief and Loss by using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I also provide couples counseling in which I practice the Gottman Method of Therapy. Just remember, that everyone is a human being, and needs a little assistance and guidance every now and then…
It can be hard to live for today where you're stuck in the past, or anxious about the future, but with evidence-based practice and individualized care you can be on your way to wellness! As a licensed professional counselor, I have experience with teens and adults who struggle with fear and anxiety, depression, behavioral problems, grief, and relationship issues which can often be rooted in unresolved traumas. I specialize in EMDR which is an evidence-based form of therapy used in treating PTSD as well as other trauma-related issues. We'll spend a great deal of time talking about what's bothering you, but I'll also offer hands-on, practical strategies for managing symptoms. For many, the choice to begin therapy is not an easy one to make and is often far outside one's comfort-zone. As a therapist, my goal is to help you to feel as comfortable as possible by delivering a warm, non-judgmental approach that's tailored for you!
I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with a Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling. I have 15 years of experience and believe in a holistic approach to treatment. I believe you are a unique person with individual needs. Sometimes life's obstacles get in the way of achieving your goals and dreams. I consider my role is to help you identify your strengths and build upon them to work around obstacles you have encountered. I believe treatment is about your goals, along with my guidance, as a team we will figure out how to meet life's challenges and your needs. I am experienced in working with adults, adolescents, couples and families with most mental health and substance use disorders. I have specialized training working with survivors of trauma, PTSD, disability acceptance (physical or mental) and some Personality Disorders (DBT).
A quote that I often think about states, “I’m keeping an eye on the past, an eye on the future, and the present in my pocket.” The message from this quote is the basis for the focus of my practice; to help clients understand or process past trauma and past stressful events, to empower and encouraged clients to work toward fulfilling goals, and to teach clients to be more mindful and present in the here and now for increased life satisfaction. Every person is made of complex experiences, that they have both contributed to and that they have had no control over. It is my passion to assist clients in working through these experiences through Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, as well as other evidence-based practices for adolescents, adults, couples, and families. I use an empathetic, warm, and genuine approach to my therapy sessions, as it is my goal for my clients to feel accepted and heard, even when being encouraged or challenged. My worldview is that every person deserves to lead a fulfilling and satisfying life. As for my professional vitae, I received my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Minor in Women’s Studies from The University of Akron and my Master’s in Social Work from Ohio State University.
Kristin Bruce, MA, LPC The problems of life faced by adolescents and adults are the focus of my practice. My goal as your counselor is to provide support as you face the many difficulties that are part of the human experience, and to help you find paths that lead to positivity, hope, and goal attainment. To this end, I strive to be attentive, open, genuine, challenging, and provide a safe environment for my clients to explore their inner lives and leverage innate strengths. In my clinical practice, I treat adolescents and adults experiencing career and relationships difficulties, major life transitions, the aftereffects of recent or childhood traumas, grief, depression, anxiety, and psychosis. Using cognitive-behavioral and positive psychology techniques, I work with individuals to clarify problems, focus on symptom relief, and develop and begin actively working on new goals. English only Ages 15+ Individuals LGBTQ+ Depression Anxiety Grief Trauma Career Counseling CBT-p for psychosis
Today, we are faced with more challenges and stressors than ever before. It is my pleasure to be able to work alongside people, helping them use their strengths to overcome these new obstacles. From anxiety, depression and trauma to the issues that one may face in relationships or the family dynamic, I believe that gaining the correct tools can have a profound impact. I am an LGBTQ affirming therapist. I would be honored to help you on your path and help you create positive change by focusing on what makes you unique as well as understanding what may be impacting the situation in your environment.
It would be hard to argue that our lives haven't become a lot more complicated over the last few years. Whether you are: a stay at home mom, a working professional trying to balance a family life, a single parent, a divorced parent struggling with custody issues, a married mother trying to do your best, or part of a traditional family trying to raise your kids in this increasingly complex world, I have extensive experience in these issues and I am and committed to helping you work through life's challenges. My goal is to help individuals and families dealing with behavioral issues and life's struggles. I take an individualized approach to treating each person. I have experience with trauma, depression, anxiety, and child behavioral issues. I use humor and take time to really understand the individual as a whole.
I enjoy working with children, adolescents and young adults through life’s journeys and struggles. My approach to therapy is to understand where my client is at in the therapy process and meet them there. I create a space where a client can feel understood, heard and safe. Developing rapport is one of the most important aspects in therapy. I like to utilize a lot of different techniques in therapy since I believe that not one technique fits everyone. I have experience working in a community mental health agency working with individuals who are dealing with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, personality disorders, self-harm, trauma, stress management, help with organizational skills and LGTBQ+ challenges. I have training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) which I love to utilize in sessions. I also utilize a lot of different modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Play Therapy and Person-Centered. I graduated from The University of Toledo with my Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I believe it is important to do what you love, and I love being a therapist and joining my clients on their journey of self-growth.
Through different stages life we are confronted with obstacles, circumstances or situations that may feel overwhelming. As a therapist, my goal is to help you navigate life’s circumstances in a way that helps you develop coping skills and confidence, resulting in an improved quality of life. As an independently licensed social worker, I have worked with client’s addressing depression, anxiety, anger management, behavioral problems, self-esteem issues, chronic illness, and social skills. I look forward to helping you make positive changes in your life.
I have been a therapist for about 26 years. I have worked in a variety of settings, such as inpatient, outpatient community mental health, EAP, home-based and private practice. I have vast experience in the areas of anxiety, depression, grief and loss, EAP, eating disorders and substance abuse. My focus is assisting people in identifying and using their strengths and to give them "tools" to better cope, promote their personal growth and work towards resolution. It all begins with just talking about it and feeling heard and understood.
Hello! I work with adults, adolescents and children and have spent the last 6 years working in community mental health working in a variety of outpatient settings. I have experience working with individuals dealing with anxiety, depression, bi-polar disorder, self-harm behavior, trauma, abuse, chronic pain, grief and loss, stress management, trauma, relationship issues, special needs and chronic mental illness. As an independently licensed therapist I use a blend of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Person-Centered, Play Therapy, Mindfulness Techniques, Solution Focused, Reality Based, and psycho-education to individual’s age seven and up. As a clinician I emphasize mutually developing therapeutic goals while building a strong rapport with clients in a healthy and safe environment. I am invested in creating an approach that will assist my clients with finding their inner strength and providing tools to face their personal challenges together.
Confronting the obstacles of life's journey can deliver anxiety, anguish, trauma and more. These feelings can put up barriers that prevent you from realizing true emotional health; however, through engaging in professional counseling, and your personal commitment to self-empowerment, I believe that we can conquer all of the struggles you may face. Whether you are a parent, child, adolescent or grandparent, I will work with you to overcome your personal challenges in order to achieve positive emotional growth. I am a master's trained, licensed social worker who has experience working with trauma, couples, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, body image challenges and the LGBTQ+ community; I am a gender-affirming therapist and one of my main goals is to make my client’s feel safe, heard and valued. Choosing to enter into therapy is an important step on the path to a better tomorrow. Together, we can embark on this journey by creating a client-centered approach that utilizes evidence-based practices. We will work to heal the source of your struggles and identify your core needs, as well as establish your wellness milestones in order to help you achieve a healthy and rewarding life.
I enjoy working collaboratively with children, adolescents, and their families to help them learn more about themselves and how to handle difficult situations in life. I use a behaviorally-based model of therapy and check progress at each session. I am a licensed psychologist and Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral, which means that I specialize in a type of therapy called Applied Behavior Analysis. I use evidence-based approaches based on clinical best practice to address the presenting issues of my clients. With over 15 years of experience, I specialize in working with children, adolescents, and families with a wide range of challenges including anxiety disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder, behavioral disorders, and trauma. Your family's situation is unique and each client receives an individually-based treatment plan tailored to their specific needs.
This place has quickly become like a safe haven. Everyone is extremely easy to reach out and the flexibility is beyond amazing. I'm an extremely busy mom and they're always able to get me in and my child. I'm so thankful for Denise, she's helped me through so many highs and lows. She's kind and truthful and I always turn to her when I'm at a crossroad and need a reality check and good direction. Would recommend this place a hundred times over.
I’ve spent years trying to find a great therapist and I finally did. Denise does such a great job being empathetic, kind, and inspiring while reserving judgement. I feel so blessed to have stumbled across this place and her! Payment and scheduling was easy breezy, and I recommend this place to any friend in need.
Highly recommend this place! From start to finish the process was so easy to get an appointment and everyone was so friendly
Everyone here is so helpful and personable . I have found all the staff very easy to talk with. They go out of their way to help. I don't know where I would be if not for my therapists. I can always count on them. Thank you with all my heart for being there for me in my difficult times. I truly appreciate all you do for me. Love you all!!!
If it wasn't for the wonderful, careing people here, I would be a total loss. I can't say enough good about the entite business. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. Love you all.
Been going since November and I love her real easy to talk to.
Love her would recommend her to anyone children or adults she's amazing. I leave there centered and grounded. Has helped me on several occasions and will settle me when my anxiety. For my first time experience seeing a therapist I love her. I would not go else where.
Great therapist. Personable and easy to talk to.
High quality service and very comfortable
Abosbltely love her, helps with all concerns and gives great feedback and I leave there grounded. Would recommend her to anyoneam
I have personally seen Amanda as well as my wife and son. I could not have asked for a better therapist. I continually recommend anyone in need of a little help from time to time. Amanda's compassion and skills are second to none and extremely easy to talk to. All is well in our family with the help of Amanda!!!
Amanda is an awesome therapist...
Amanda is a great therapist, very kind, warm and caring, she generally cares about her clients and is very educated in new aspects of therapy. I have been in therapy for 12 years and have had 3 other therapists before her and she has helped me more in just a few weeks then all the others..
Far exceeded my expectations of a professional. Goes above and beyond in helping others.
Awesome therapist, easy to talk to.
Professional and courteous.
Committed to helping others resolve their issues.
Professionally, knowledgeable and easy to talk to.
Very professional, easy to open up to.
Perfection at it's finest!
Upon my first meeting with Amanda, her professionalism made me feel at ease. And the way she cares for her clients is so warm and welcoming. My recommendation for everyone in need of services rendered by her and her profession to give her a call.
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