Adults Therapists in Central Downtown, Lexington, KY

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Luke Buckman, LCSW
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
I work with children, adolescents and adults , in varying degrees of distress. Many clients enter their therapeutic relationship with presenting problems which may include depression, anxiety, dysfunction in a primary relationship, or grief and loss. Others present addiction and codependency patterns that cause chronic difficulties with maintaining healthy relationships. Some suffer trauma that remains buried and entangled deep within. All are seeking a new path out of their suffering and into an enlightened experienced of themselves and the world. Together we will seek that fresh perspective, allowing old wounds to heal and creating space for a renewed vision of hope.
(859) 905-3325
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Central Downtown
Lexington, KY 40508
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Benjamin Newsome
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, EdS, LPCC
Verified
Verified
While serving any adults and adolescents, my practice is focused on men who struggle with anger and who seek to better understand their emotions, adults who have had traumatic experiences, couples who seek to enrich their relationships through connection and healthy communication, and high school/college students navigating life transitions.
It is the case that life is rarely as we expect it to be and may seem more difficult and confusing than we can bear alone. You may expend a tremendous amount of energy holding it together or trying to maintain the appearance of perfection leaving you feeling depleted and unfulfilled. My hope is to meet you where you are and walk alongside you to help sort out your emotions, enhance your relationships, understand yourself, achieve goals, and facilitate healing.
(859) 955-8847
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Central Downtown
Lexington, KY 40508
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Paul S O'Neill
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
I have over 20 years of clinical experience working across settings with children, teenagers, and adults .
My specialty is with children and adolescents, especially with regard to behavioral problems. I engage parents and caretakers on implementing basic and effective behavioral responses in order to improve compliance, respectful behavior, and contribution to the household using behavioral and family therapy models. I also apply CBT and insight therapy with children and adolescents to improve mood and anxiety management, coping skills, and effective social skills. In addition I have extensive experience applying individual, family and marital counseling with adults addressing Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Trauma, and Anxiety among other issues and concerns.
(859) 759-0165
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Central Downtown
Lexington, KY 40508
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Erin Salomon
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
I work with teens and adults who are dealing with any form of eating/body issues to develop a healthy relationship to food and their body while learning to cope with painful thoughts, feelings, or experiences.
Does your relationship with food interfere with your mood, self-esteem, and ability to enjoy your life? Perhaps your thoughts about food, weight, or body image distract you from important relationships or goals in your life. Please know you are not alone. No matter what your personal struggles, I offer a safe and compassionate environment that encourages positive change.
(859) 904-5923
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Lexington, KY 40508
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Kelsi Helterbrand
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
I am passionate about working with individuals struggling with Eating Disorders and a variety of Mental Health needs. I am Health at Every Size aligned and utilize Intuitive Eating principles. As a therapist I am compassionate and supportive, yet direct and result oriented. I enjoy using humor in sessions as well! I will work with you to build on your strengths and achieve your goals. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I am qualified by training and experience to treat adolescents and adults experiencing a variety of mental health issues.
(859) 667-1366
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Central Downtown
Lexington, KY 40508
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Emily Schickel
Counselor, MA, LPCA
Verified
Verified
My training and experience includes assisting adolescents and adults in addressing concerns related to depression, anxiety, substance use, and life transitions.
Hello, my name is Emily Schickel and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate. I practice under the direct supervision of Amanda Parsons, MA, LPCC-S. I graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and earned my Master's degree from Eastern Kentucky University in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.
(859) 300-6529
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Dillon Espinosa
Counselor, MEd, NCC, RYT-200
Verified
Verified
My specialty areas include depression, anxiety, the LGBTQ population, teenagers, college students, and adults .
I work with individuals who are struggling with anxiety, depression, stress, burnout, relationship issues, or just simply trying to get back on track. If you enjoy working toward positive behavior change, I think we'd be a good fit!
(502) 206-0663
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Lexington, KY 40507
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Center for Healing Racial Trauma
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Verified
The ideal client is one that is willing to put in the work to make the changes identified to heal. Their needs include identifying the areas in which they are carrying the heaviest load. Once identified, the client works alongside the therapist to create and execute their goals within the treatment plan. Goals such as creating a list of coping skills, identifying and eliminating stressors, leaning into their support system, practicing mindfulness, completing assessments and researching behaviors. They want this to begin healing from their past (traumas) and entering into a fulfilling life to become a better version of themselves.
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Central Downtown
Lexington, KY 40508
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Bonnie Patrick
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
I provide a safe environment for clients to process their issues. I believe that psychotherapy is more than talk therapy. I am excited about the new research and treatments that focus on mind and body (somatic memories). I have an integrative approach to therapy. I work best with complex trauma (emotional and physical, including childhood neglect) and resulting anxiety and depression. I work well with grief related issues (complicated grief) and problems that arise from chronic illnesses.
(859) 654-0576
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Central Downtown
Lexington, KY 40508
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Lone Gooch
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Verified
Do you feel that you are always struggling in your relationships? Often feeling stuck, hopeless, frustrated and defeated, or powerless over your ability to make positive changes? Feeling depressed, anxious and stressed? As Marriage and Family Therapist working since 1989, I can help you improve your relationships and overall ability to create a healthier, happier, and more balanced life understanding and viewing others more positively; improving the way you respond to difficult situations, and teaching you skills so you can navigate conflicts wtih easy implementing lasting long solutions.
(859) 449-7801
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Central Downtown
Lexington, KY 40502
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Harwell F Smith
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Verified
People seek psychotherapy because of anxiety or depression or both. Often a person seeks treatment when his own perspective on his problems shows him no way out. Through asking you questions and making observations,I will help you see a perspective that will allow you to see what you need to do to attain satisfaction and joy in your daily life.
(859) 712-8718
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Central Downtown
Lexington, KY 40507
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Madison Leigh Wallace
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, EdS, MS, LPCC
Verified
Verified
My true passion is to empower individuals and identify their strengths so they can begin to craft the life they want. Nothing gives me more energy than helping individuals break down personal barriers. Whether it is negative self-talk - anxiety - depression - trouble navigating emotions from major life changes - healing from traumatic life experiences - I am here to provide a safe environment and professional knowledge to encourage the healing process. [You can schedule your first appointment online at LifeCraftersKY.com]
(859) 203-1504
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Central Downtown
Lexington, KY 40507
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Patricia M Lamb LCSW
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I provide therapy for Individuals and Couples wishing to understand and modify problematic behavior and emotions. While we can't change difficult experiences of the past, we can unearth and work on patterns and situations to enjoy a more fulfilling and meaningful life.
(859) 267-1425
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Central Downtown
Lexington, KY 40507
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Donald V Crowe
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
My guiding philosophy in working with clients is that what is right with a person can enable them to overcome what is wrong with them. My years of working with patients in various treatment settings have only strengthened that view. Whether the issue is depression, trauma, painful personal loss or getting through a difficult crossroad in one's life, my basic approach is to help the person find their own pathways to healing. This is like a process of making "repairs," not of the body necessarily, but repairing one's perspective on life and finding the wherewithal to constructively move forward.
(859) 838-1206 x27
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Central Downtown
Lexington, KY 40508
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Julianne Sutter
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MS, LMFT
Verified
Verified
As a therapist who cares about her clients and their struggles, my goal is to help you achieve a fulfilling life while effectively handling any pain or suffering you may be experiencing. My method of therapy, called Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, is an empirically supported approach that has been "astoundingly effective" with improving a wide range of problems, including depression, relationship issues, family conflict, poor self-worth, and stress at work.
(859) 449-4096
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Central Downtown
Lexington, KY 40508
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Anika Gooch
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSSW, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
I believe one of the bravest things you can do is begin to understand your own story. You deserve a life worth living! Whether you are a parent looking for a therapist to work with your child/teenager or an adult struggling to find their purpose in life, you have the ability to become the best version of yourself. As your therapist, I would help you discover your strengths & develop a confidence in your abilities to better understand your emotions and make life more meaningful. I strive to create a safe and supportive environment to support healing for you and your family.
(859) 459-0671 x2
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Central Downtown
Lexington, KY 40502
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Tera Buerkle
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MS
Verified
Verified
Seeking clarity? Therapy can allow you to identify and remove blocks to creating change, help you make more intentional choices by offering deeper awareness of your perspective, and/or help you to construct coherency or a different view of issues that are plaguing you. While I enjoy working with clients of varying backgrounds and ages (and all are welcome in my practice), I specialize in working with those who are suffering from anxiety, trauma, complex trauma, sex- and sexuality-related concerns, and who are aged 14+. I can help you to make adjustments that create change in your life. I offer therapy that is LGBTQ+ affirming.
(859) 217-4649
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Central Downtown
Lexington, KY 40508
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Barbara Graf
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, MA, LPCC, NCC
Verified
3 Endorsed
Verified
3 Endorsed
We live in a very fast pace world. Responsibilities, pressure to perform professionally and in the personal level. Success is expected from us in all aspects of our lives at all times. Feelings of depression, anxiety, negative thinking and doubts of ourselves can arise from daily pressure and can lead us to failure in our relationships with others and with the world. If you are experiencing difficulties with anxiety, depression, stress, relationships, family, parenting, intrusive thoughts, compulsive behaviors, traumatic events, goal achievement, life transitions, and making your life purposeful and meaningful, I can help!
(859) 903-7030 x1
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Central Downtown
Lexington, KY 40502
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Marcia L Hopkins Ph.d.
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Verified
As children we create beliefs about ourselves and the world around us that are a result of our interactions with our environment, our heredity and, our relationships with others. Everyday we reinforce those beliefs by our assumptions and our interpretation of events, even though those beliefs may no longer be accurate, may cause us pain, and may negatively impact our ability to function at optimum potential. Counseling and hypnotherapy facilitate awareness, change, empowerment and growth.
(859) 359-2618
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Central Downtown
Lexington, KY 40508
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Blue Sky Psychotherapy
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Welcome! I am so glad you're here. I know that while you may be suffering, you are also surviving in the best way that you know how. You have an untapped reservoirs of strength and wisdom inside you. By honoring your inherent capacity for healing and growth, I will help guide you on your journey to reach your fullest potential.
(859) 350-7191
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Central Downtown
Lexington, KY 40508
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What type of Central Downtown, Lexington mental health professional is right for me?
While most types of therapy have a lot in common, they also fall into clusters that share core features, such as cognitive therapies or psychodynamic approaches. It is important to seek someone who practices evidence-based therapy, meaning one or more forms of treatment that have been scientifically evaluated and tested, and demonstrate consistent improvement for a majority of patients.

If you are unsure about choosing the right therapist, it might be useful to first learn more about therapy types and modalities.
How to find a therapist in Central Downtown, Lexington?
When looking to find a therapist, it is certainly important to consider training and credentials. Studies also indicate that the therapeutic alliance, or the relationship the client develops with the therapist, is an important factor in their ability to work together to achieve the client’s goals.

What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Finding a psychologist or therapist who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.

How to use my insurance?
Understanding cost and insurance coverage is an important concern for many people. With some basic research and conversations with prospective therapists, you should be able to have a good understanding of the best way to afford therapy.