Please note that therapists vary in their availability to take new clients as well as the insurances they are able to accept. We encourage new clients to inquire with our intake staff at (614) 849-8204 to find out more information about availability and scheduling.
Stacy Allen, LPC
Stacy L. Lomax, MS., MSEd., LPC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor holding a Masters of Science degree from the University of Dayton in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and is a member of Chi Sigma Iota international honor society. She also has a Masters in Forensic Psychology from Tiffin University.
Stacy is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) trauma therapy and is dedicated to providing quality mental health services. Stacy establishes a therapeutic alliance with clients which she believes is key to helping clients move through and change ineffective thought processes and build confidence in making sound choices.
Stacy's counseling perspective is to respect each client's distinctive life journey and personal narrative. Stacy is experienced working with adults, children, families and couples of diverse backgrounds, cultures and ethnicities that have experienced dysfunction, trauma, abuse, sudden loss and crime victimization.
*Stacy is located at our Hilliard office.
Amanda Allison, LSW
Amanda is a Licensed Social Worker through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. Amanda completed her undergraduate degree at University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She then went on to earn her Masters of Social Work degree from The Ohio Sate Univserity.
Prior to obtaining her Master's degree, Amanda was a pre-kindergarten teacher in Powell. While at The Ohio State University she worked with individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. This experience included case management with Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities Service Coordination and a clinical practice with individuals and their families at Nisonger Center.
At Nemeth Counseling Amanda provides mental health services to children, adults, and couples. She uses an eclectic style of strengths based, solution focused, cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, and active listening to help you create the best path to meet your goals. Amanda offers the support to help you move through problems and build your skills to handle future events.
*Amanda is located at our Westerville office.
Kate Berman, LSW
Kate Berman is a Licensed Social Worker through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. Kate received her Bachelor of Sciences in Applied Psychology and a minor in Media, Culture, and Communications from New York University. She later attended The Ohio State University where she earned her Masters of Social Work.
Prior to attending obtaining her Masters degree, Kate worked at a non-profit agency in Atlanta which provides therapeutic services to grieving children who have lost a parent or a sibling. During this time she assisted in the creation and implementation of therapeutic programming to help encourage mourning, enhance processing and learn coping skills. Upon moving to Columbus she worked with adolescents with criminal backgrounds and a history of drug and alcohol use, helping them to restructure behavioral and social patterns while adjusting to life post jail.
At Nemeth Counseling, Kate with individuals of all ages, including couples and families. She uses a strengths-based, solution-focused perspective, cognitive-behavioral techniques, and emphasizes taking a holistic approach to therapy. Kate works to help clients identify their strengths and create solutions to reach their goals. She also believes in treating each client on an individualized basis, viewing each therapeutic relationship as unique.
*Kate is located at our Hilliard office.
Milena Brumbaugh, LISW-S
Milena Brumbaugh is an independently licensed social worker through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapy Board. Milena graduated from the College of Wooster with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and a minor in sociology, then went on to receive her Master of Social Work from The Ohio State University.
Prior to attending Ohio State, Milena worked for over two years at Step by Step Academy, a center for children with autism. She has also worked for over three years as a home health aide for children on the autism spectrum. At each of these positions, Milena employed Applied Behavioral Analysis methods to help children of all ages work to reach their full potential both in the community and at home. In addition, she also worked as a receptionist, intake coordinator, and administrative assistant at Directions Counseling Group in Worthington, Ohio.
At Nemeth Counseling and Consultation, Milena holds many roles, including Outpatient Therapist, Clinical Supervisor, and Director of Community Relations. Her primary focus is providing mental health services for adults and adolescents. She also works with children, having led multiple Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy groups at an elementary school. Milena works with individuals and couples who are facing multiple difficulties, including: anxiety, depression, mood disorders, couples counseling, and trauma. Her treatment approaches are guided by the methods of Applied Behavioral Analysis, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) trauma therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Prolonged Exposure, Motivational Interviewing, and Solution Focused Therapy.
Milena believes in the strengths and competencies of each of her clients, and is confident that every person already possesses what they need to reach their goals. Trust, empathy, and open communication play a significant role in all of her sessions. Whether you are an individual seeking therapy, or a couple looking to improve your relationship, Milena emphasizes active listening while helping you to develop healthy ways to work through your current issues.
*Milena is located at our Hilliard office primarily and is also at our Westerville office once a week.
Anjelica Francisco, LSW
Anjelica Francisco is a Licensed Social Worker through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. Anjelica received her Bachelor of Arts & Sciences in Psychology and a minor in Sociology from Eastern Michigan University. She went on to attend The Ohio State University where she earned her Master of Social Work with an interdisciplinary specialization in Sexuality Studies.
Prior to attending Ohio State, Anjelica worked for two years under the Director of Juvenile Probation for the 34th District Court in Romulus, Michigan. During this time, she formulated rehabilitation plans for children and families involved in the criminal justice system, assessing for emotional and educational needs, and referring to appropriate community resources.
Anjelica is passionate about reproductive health and sexual health education. She has worked with a number of non-profit organizations throughout Ohio, assisting in the development and presentation of age-appropriate sexual health education programs for groups ranging from early adolescence to late adulthood. This experience has inspired her to work to help couples seeking to enhance their physical and emotional intimacy. She believes this can be done through the development of a healthier attitude about sex.
At Nemeth Counseling, Anjelica works with clients facing a variety of challenges. She works with individuals of all ages, including couples and families. She is committed to offering a non-judgmental, supportive relationship in order to help clients identify their strengths and reach their goals.
*Anjelica is located at our Hilliard office.
Deborah Frazier, LSW
Deborah Frazier is a Licensed Social Worker through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage and Family Therapy Board. Deborah attended The Ohio State University where she originally received a Bachelor's Degree in Science. After several years of working in the corporate arena, she decided to return to The Ohio State University to obtain her Master of Social Work.
Deborah is also an instructor for Action for Children, and she teaches classes such as The Art of Positive Parenting and Parents Who Parent Separately. She provides individual, couples, and family counseling, and she also coaches parents on parenting through difficult times.
Additionally, Deborah is a Domestic Relations Mediator. Mediation is a problem-solving approach that creates an emotionally safe environment for decision-making for couples who are ending their marriage. Deborah integrates her background in counseling with extensive mediation training through the Franklin County and Ohio Court System. With divorcing clients, Deborah provides the capability for couples to create a self-directed Divorce agreement that works for both parties.
Deborah believes that it is within the power of each and every person to create the life he or she desires. She works with her clients to develop new strategies for breaking old, internalized patterns of thinking and believing that are preventing them from moving forward. She uses strengths-based, solution-focused, cognitive-behavioral, and mindfulness techniques. Deborah works to provide a nurturing and supportive relationship that allows for insight and taking steps toward working through problems to create solutions that work.
Helka Gienapp, LPCC
Helka Gienapp is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. Helka received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, with a minor in Women’s Studies from The Ohio State University. She earned her Master of Science in Education in Community Counseling from University of Dayton. Helka is one of the full time outpatient therapists at Nemeth Counseling.
Helka has worked in the mental health field for a little over 8 years. Her experience includes working in a nonprofit community agency providing therapy to clients of all ages with a variety of mental and emotional disorders. Prior to joining Nemeth Counseling, Helka worked with a team in developing and facilitating a partial hospitalization program providing intensive outpatient group therapy.
Helka works with individuals, couples, and families with mental and emotional concerns, such as depression, anxiety, mood disorders, life transitions, behavior disorders, trauma, grief, and personality disorders. She approaches treatment as a partnership with the client to facilitate personal growth, learn how to manage their symptoms, and develop progress towards treatment goals. Helka incorporates several areas of counseling in treatment, including, but no limited to, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused approaches, and Family Systemic Therapy.
Helka creates a safe and supportive environment in which clients can develop a better understanding of self, motivations, and symptoms. She utilizes reflective listening and education to empower clients to be more effective in their approaches to relationships, communication, life stressors, and problem-solving.
*Helka is located at our Westerville office.
Steve Guglielmi, LPCC-S
Steve Guglielmi is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage and Family Therapy Board. Steve received his Bachelor of Science in Psychology, with a minor in Sociology from The Ohio State University. He then went on to receive his Master of Science in Education in Community Counseling from University of Dayton. Since completing his Masters degree, Steve has gone on to become an independently licensed professional counselor.
Steve has worked in the mental health field for nearly ten years. At Nemeth Counseling, he is the outpatient therapist with the longest tenure. Most of Steve’s experience stems from working in the non-profit sector. He has previously held positions at Huckleberry House and at Netcare, acting as a Community Crisis Response Clinician. Steve completed his internship at Mt. Carmel’s Crime and Trauma Assistance program, receiving premier training in trauma related issues, including grief care and abuse healing.
Steve incorporates several different areas of counseling in his treatment including, but not limited to, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Family Systemic Therapy, and Solution Focused approaches. Steve has an extensive background working with teenagers and families. His focus is on assisting them in the development of healthy family and communication dynamics to create a safe and loving home environment. Steve has used his skills to assist his clients in dealing with issues such as depression, anxiety, oppositional defiant behaviors, family disruption, reactions to divorce, post-traumatic stress disorder, and problems related to unhealthy anger expression.
Outside of work, Steve is an active member of The Children Affected by Violence Board and Chi Sigma Iota and has experience training Columbus Police officers in Crisis Intervention skills assessment. Steve has also volunteered over 140 hours on the Suicide Prevention Hotline.
Steve utilizes a highly active listening approach to develop a relationship with his clients and to assist them in learning healthy ways to manage and work through difficult issues. One of his greatest strengths is identifying the core reasons behind dysfunctional behavior to assist his clients in mastering skills to promote long term growth. When working with Steve, clients can expect a safe, nurturing, and confidential environment. His style allows clients to learn more about themselves and to develop long-lasting skills to achieve fulfillment and happiness.
*Steve is located at our Hilliard office.
Jon Lucas, LISW
Jon Lucas is licensed by the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Counseling Board as an Independently Licensed Social Worker. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work at Bluffton University in Bluffton, OH and his Master’s Degree in Social Work from the Ohio State University in Columbus, OH.
Jon has several years of experience in pediatric behavioral health working for Saint Vincent Family Center as an Intensive Home-Based Clinician and as an Outpatient Family Services Clinician where he gained experience in individual and family therapy and crisis intervention. Prior to his experience at Saint Vincent Family Center, he was a mental health advocate for those living with severe and persistent mental illness in Franklin County.
Jon specializes in working with and helping individuals who have experienced trauma to overcome symptoms of depression, anxiety, mood disorders, and grief. He also has experience working with parents to assist them in developing effective parenting techniques and strengthening the parent-child bond.
Jon is trained in EMDR and a number of other evidenced-based therapeutic modalities including Solution Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Child-Parent Relationship Therapy, Child Centered Play Therapy, and the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics, which integrates brain development into clinical problem solving.
Jon believes strongly in fostering an ability in all people to develop their own solutions to life’s challenges, and that developing a therapeutic partnership can help clients realize their potential.
*Jon is located at our Westerville office.
Tricia Maynard, LISW-S
Tricia Maynard received her Master of Social Work from The Ohio State University, specializing in mental health with a minor in psychology. She has been a practicing as a Social Work Clinician for 25 years, serving as both a counselor and a clinical supervisor. In 2009 Tricia received the OSU College of Social Work’s first year graduate Intern Supervisor award.
Tricia has extensive experience in the community mental health and inpatient psychiatric systems, working with the severely depressed, and Bipolar and Schizophrenic populations. She worked for many years in the Emergency Department of Behavioral Health Crisis and Trauma intervention and oversaw programs for teens who were survivors of sexual abuse and violent crime.
Tricia provides individual, couples, and group therapy. She utilizes techniques from evidenced-based practices such as those created by Yalom, the New Acceptance and Commitment Theory, Gestalt, Narrative Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Ego-Psychology. Tricia’s therapeutic focus is predominantly that of existentialism, mindfulness, and building ego-support and empowerment through the counseling relationship.
*Tricia is located at our Westerville office.
Daeylin Rock, LPC
Daeylin Rock is a Licensed Professional Counselor through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. Daeylin received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Hiram College. He then went on to earn his Master of Science in Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Dayton.
Prior to graduating from the University of Dayton, Daeylin spent a year and a half with Nemeth Counseling as a Clinical Intern under the supervision of Clinical Director Steve Guglielmi. Daeylin provides individual, couples and group therapy to both adults and adolescents. He believes in using evidence-based treatment modalities which allow clients to be active participants in their own success. These modalities include, but are not limited to, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Reality Therapy.
Daeylin believes that each therapeutic relationship is unique, and he seeks to create an open and engaging environment which fosters the development of that relationship. He believes that every person possesses the power to make changes in their lives, and he seeks to bring out the strengths in his clients to allow them to do so.
*Daeylin is located at our Hilliard office.
Katie Swisher, LISW
Katie Swisher is a licensed independent social worker through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapy Board. Katie graduated from Muskingum College with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, then went on to receive her Master of Social Work from the Ohio State University.
Katie has worked inthe mental health field in the Columbus area, providing in-home and outpaitient servies at community mental health facilities such as Northwest Counseling Center, The Buckeye Ranch, and St. Vincent Family Center.
Her primary focus at Nemeth Counseling is to provide mental health services for a variety of the issues experienced by young children, families, adults, and couples, In addition, she utilizes client-centered play therapy techniques to assist young children and adolescents who experience challenges such as anxiety, depresssion, mood disorders, trauma, selective mutism, and life stressors. Katie's tratement approaches include Client-Centered Play therapy and Directive Play therapy techniques, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy skills.
Katie strives to provide a sense of safety and trust with her clients. People of any race, gender, sexual orientation, religion or spirituality, and cultural background will feel welcome and accepted during sessions. Katie undersstands that life can be overwhelming and stressful, which can affect overall emotional health. She strongly believes that everyone has his or her won unique personal strengths that can be utilized in the treatment process. Katie works collaboratively with her clients to identify personal goals and to seek meaningful solutations and skill sets to promote success. She specializes in provideing a trusting, client-centered, therapeutic relationship where active lsiting and research-based counseling are utilized to promote success, highlight strengths, and seek solutions that work for her clients.
*Katie is located at our Hilliard office.
Rebecca Szanto, LPC, BCBA, COBA
Rebeeca Szanto is a professional counselor licensed through the State of Ohio. She completed her graduate training at Youngstown State University, where she focused her studies on working with families impacted by autism spectrum disorder and other exceptionalities. Rebecca is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Certified Ohio Behavior Analyst. She completed her behavioral intervention training and coureswork at Kent State University. Rebecca specialized in working with children and adolescents with and without disabilities who engage in challenging behavior in their home and school environments.
Rebecca's areas of special interest include the intersection between autism spectrum disroder and anxiety disorders. behavioral disorders, anxiety and depression, and trauma-focused care. She enjoys presenting at state and national conferences on these topics and provides training to clinicians related to managing challenging behavior and/or teaching new skills. Additionally, she has served in a variety of settings including resiential care, summer camp programming, home-based behavioral tutoring, and community mental health services.
Much of Rebecca's therapeutic appoarch is based on a combination of the tenets of behavior modification, cognitive behavioral therapy, and family systems therapy. This approach aids her in helping clients and caregivers alter both their enivonments and cognitions in order to foster growth and improved emotional and behavioral outcomes.
Rebecca is a big kid at heart and loves to foster a genuine and enjoyable therapeutic experience for all of her clients. She loves to utilize creative modalities such as much and art within her pratice and assit clients with reaching their therapeutic goals.
*Becca is located at our Hilliard office.
Leslie Szasz, LISW
Leslie is a Licensed Independent Social Worker with a Master's degree in Social Work from The Ohio State University. He has extensive clinical experience, providing counseling and crisis intervention for adults, adolscents and their families. Leslie uses strength-based approach, using Trauma Informed- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Leslie believes in using eclectic approach, having the ability to tailor theraputic interventions based on the individualized needs of his clients. Leslie relies heavily upon a client-centered approach in which clients are encouraged to be active participants in their treatment. Leslie is comfortable in porviding individual, family, and group therapy. He specializes in treating depression and anxiety.
Leslie was previously a Therapist at Nationwide Children's Hosptial (NCH), Youth Crsis Stabilization Unit, providing counseling for adolescents and families in crisis. Prior to his work at NCH, Leslie was a therapist at Promegrante Psychiatric Hosptial for Adolscents on the Actue Crisis Unit providing counseling and crisis intervention. Leslie also has extensive experience in providing counseling for adults, having previously worked as a Therapist at Dublin Springs Hospital. He rotated working on inpatient units and the Intensive Outpatient Program, providing both group and individual therapy.
Leslie was also a Therapist at the Center for Stress and Trauma Management, where his focus was on working with emergency response personnel who had been involved in a critical incident. Leslie has a specialty in Critical Incident Stress Debriefings and Critical Incident Stress Management. He was trained on the Jeffrey Mitchell model for Critical Incidents at the Federal Buraeu of Investigation (FBI) Academy.
Prior to becoming a Social Worker as a second career, Les was a Special Agent with the FBI where he served as a Certified Empoylee's Assistance Program (EAP) Coordinator for the Cincinnati Division of the FBI. In this capacity, Leslie provided short term outpatient counseling for FBI employees and their families, as well as responding to critical incidents in his role as an EAP counselor. Leslie implemented a suicide intervention protocol at the FBI.
Les is a seasoned and experienced therapist who has a passion for working with clients who are in crisis or who need help in coping with life stressors. He gladly works with a broad spectrum of clients regardless of age, gender, ethnicity of sexual orientation. His passion is working in collaborating with clients in helping them improve their lives through discovering new insights and perspectives.
*Leslie is located at our Hilliard office.
Chelsey Ulry, LPC
Chelsey Ulry is a Licensed Professional Counselor through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. Chelsey attended the Ohio State University to obtain her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature with a focus in Education and a minor in Classical Humanities. She later went on to receive her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary.
Prior to receiving her Master’s Degree, Chelsey worked in a variety of roles at Nemeth Counseling, including as Office Manager and Intake Manager. In these roles, she was passionate about developing and streamlining policies and procedures and creating a culture that ensured clients received the highest quality of care.
Chelsey now works as an Outpatient Therapist and provides counseling to individuals, couples, and families. She assists clients who are facing a variety of mental and emotional concerns, such as depression, anxiety, mood disorders, anger, life transitions, stress, and trauma. Chelsey’s special interests include working with couples and individuals to facilitate healthy and effective communication and ultimately find joy in their relationships. Chelsey takes an integrative approach to counseling, using tenets from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness and Strengths-Based approaches.
For interested clients, Chelsey is able to provide Biblically-based, nondenominational Christian counseling to help them manage and resolve current life struggles. Chelsey is passionate about finding the intersection between empirically-based counseling approaches and Christianity and subsequently providing her clients with the space and guidance to find healing within their faith.
Chelsey strives to provide an environment of warmth and authenticity in session, and she believes that each client is unique and valuable. Chelsey identifies and draws upon her clients’ strengths to empower them to accomplish their goals and find fulfillment in their lives.
*Chelsey is located at our Westerville office.
Laura Valentino, LISW-S
Laura Valentino is an Independently Licensed Social Worker by the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Counseling Board. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Philosophy from Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts and her Master of Social Work from The Ohio State University.
Laura has several years in pediatric behavioral health working for St. Vincent Family Centers as an Outpatient Therapist and as a School Age Clinician in the Therapeutic School where she gained experience in both individual and family therapy. Prior to her work at St. Vincent Family Center, Laura worked with homeless survivors of domestic violence and their children as an Home-Based Clinician and Housing Advocate, and was also a Counselor on the Rape Crisis Hotline for Central Massachusetts Rape Crisis Center.
Laura specializes in working with individuals who have experienced trauma, as well as assisting individuals manage or overcome symptoms of depression, anxiety, mood disorders, and grief. She also has extensive experience assisting families in acquiring effective parenting skills and techniques.
Laura is trained in EMDR, as well as several other evidence based interventions including Child Parent Relationship Therapy, Child Centered Play Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. She believes in a client-centered approach to treatment in which a partnership is created in the therapeutic relationship. Laura creates a space in which clients feel welcomed, safe and cared for during sessions. She believes strongly in the importance of respect and kindness and welcomes individuals and families of all cultures, races, spiritualties, ages, sexual orientations and genders.
*Laura is located at our Hilliard office.
Priscilla White, LPC
Priscilla White received her undergraduate degree from Wilberforce University in Organizational Management. She then went on to receive her Master of Education and Health Sciences with a focus in Clinical Mental Health from the University of Dayton. Prior to graduating from the University of Dayton, she interned at Nemeth Counseling for a 1 ½ years under the supervision of Steve Guglielmi and Jodie Grafmiller.
Priscilla has worked in the helping professions for 35 years. She has worked as a laboratory technician, at a hospital for 10 years, and she currently works at Nationwide Children's Hospital, where she has been employed for 25 years. Priscilla is also an ordained lay minister who has served the state of Ohio since the 1990's by working in the homeless ministry, women's ministry, prison ministry, street ministry, and by teaching. Her passion is to help hurting people.
The modalities Priscilla practices are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Couples Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Mindfulness. She seeks to help clients who are seeking wholeness by aiding them in developing the skill sets needed to work through life's challenges. Priscilla is always open to including a person’s spirituality into their healing process.
*Priscilla is located at our Westerville office.
Heather Willey, LISW
Heather Willey is a licensed independent social worker through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapy Board. Heather graduated from the Ohio State University with her Master of Social Work, after completing her Bachelor’s degree at Miami University, with a focus on the sociological impacts of crime and deviance.
Heather has spent the majority of her career at a local mental health agency, working as both a foster care clinician as well as an outpatient therapist for home and community-based services. During this time, she worked with children, adults, and families, utilizing a wrap-around approach with the belief that problems both affect and are affected by many aspects of a person’s life. This approach involves a focus on interpersonal relationships, physical health, and support systems, among other things, in an effort to improve emotional health.
At Nemeth Counseling and Consultation Heather works as an outpatient therapist. Her primary focus is providing mental health services for adolescents and adults, both individually and within the family unit. She also contributes to the couples program, working to help couples achieve satisfaction in their relationships. Her treatment approaches are guided by the methods of Reality Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (in addition to Trauma-Focused Behavioral Therapy), strengths-based therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Solution Focused Therapy. Her approach often contains a combination of methods that suits the needs of the client, and she highly values client feedback.
Heather places a large emphasis on the importance of stability and satisfaction in important core relationships and works to help each client strengthen these relationships, while working through personal emotional health issues. She enjoys actively listening to client's life situations and helping guide them to discover their own solutions and potential, and she believes that self-determination is vital to success. She remains goal-oriented throughout therapy and helps clients meet these goals by utilizing their own strengths and support systems. She offers a warm and honest personality as well as an empathetic and supportive environment, while thinking "outside the box" and offering creative ways to seek solutions and find meaning in life.
*Heather is located at our Hilliard office.
Emily Wilson, LSW
Emily Wilson is a Licensed Social Woker through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. Emily recieved her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the College of Wooster. Additionally, she has a Masters of Research from the University of York and a Masters of Social Work from The Ohio State University.
Emily previously worked for five years at Disability Rights Ohio, the state's mandated protection and advocacy agency for people with disabilities, providing short term assistance to people with a variety of disabilities living throuhgout the state of Ohio. She also has experience working with children in a non-theraputic agency.
Emily is passionate about withing with the LGBTQIA community. She is passionate too, about using strength-based practices to work with clients dealing with trauma and living with anxiety in order to help them identify and enhance their coping practices.
Emily fully believes that building a nonjudgemental and validating relationship with her clients is an incredibly important piece of the theraputic process, and she strives to establish a trusting and healthy dynamic through the process; however, she also sees the importance of using research-based methods and egaging clients with metholodgies based on their individual needs.
*Emily is located at our Hilliard office.
Hayley Wright, LPC
Hayley Wright is a Licensed Professional Counselor through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. Hayley received her Bachelor of Science degree from Eastern Kentucky University. She then went to Northern Kentucky University to earn a dual Master's degree in School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling.
Hayley works as an Outpatient Therapist and provides counseling to individuals, couples, and families. She works with clients who battle with many emotional and behavioral concerns such as anxiety, depression, mood disorders, anger, life transitions, career guidance, and stress. She has the most experience working with individuals dealing with grief and trauma. Hayley also has a special interest in working with the athlete population, as she was a collegiate soccer player at EKU. She has worked with high school and collegiate athletes on a number of issues both related to sport performance enhancement and personal life stresses.
Hayley is dedicated to creating a safe and supportive environment for clients to begin counseling. She enjoys looking at each individual client as their own person, and she strives to find the right combination of empirically based therapy and specific, client-driven interventions to target her client's needs. Hayley is motivated to empower clients through a strengths-based lense in order to assist them in creating change.
*Hayley is located at our Hilliard office.