Ryan Howles

Counselor, LMHC, NCC, CGT

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Ryan Howles, LMHC, NCC, CGT, Counselor in Rochester
(585) 294-4607

Ryan Howles

Counselor, LMHC, NCC, CGT


Location

Thriving Counseling NY
Rochester, New York 14607
(585) 294-4607

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Welcome, I recognize that just visiting this page might be one of the hurdles thus far! As a therapist, I have deep appreciation of working with diverse populations throughout my career. My comprehensive clinical practice includes: from Persons coping with complex medical issues and kiddos trying to find their way in this world, to individuals attempting to understand their identity and cope with the world oppressing them, to ordinary people feeling stuck and overwhelmed. I also have continued experience working with families who are caretakers or coping with an parent's medical complication, specifically memory care.

For the 9-years I have been working as an LGBTQIA health educator & consultant, and I have certifications in Mindfulness meditation, and Trauma-affirmative approaches to reduce pain, suffering, and emotional distress. For past 5-yrs, I have been working with thrive-rs of Chronic illness and complex medical issues.

I am an certified Gender Therapist, I have over 70-credit hours devoted to this certification. Availability only for clients seeking short term therapy, who need gender affirmative intervention letters, who need a second provider for Trans support letters, or I provide Gender Affirming intervention letters (surgery, HRT, ..). I also provide consultation.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 3 Years
  • School: University of Rochester
  • License and State: 009645 New York

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $80 - $120
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • HRA
  • HSA
  • Superbills
  • Out of Network
I can charge directly HRA / HSA plans via credit cards, check, etc. I accept Out of network reimbursement as well
Email me or call (585) 294-4607 with questions.

Additional Credentials

  • License No. and State: 760102 National Board of Certified Counselors
  • Membership: American Counseling Association / 6422886
  • Member Since: 2016

Ryan Howles's Groups

For TGNCNB with Depression, Anxiety, and Dysphoria

The group runs weekly on Wednesdays for 90mins for 8 sessions. Each session, a Mindfulness activity and various coping skills will be introduced. For some of our group members this the one place they can talk about their experiences being TransGenderNon-ConformingNon-Binary. Starting Oct 8th, 2019. We welcome anyone in the TransGenderNon-ConformingNon-Binary community! Please sign up quickly.

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LGBTQueer,IA DBT: Distress Tolerance

This group will run for 8-10 sessions weekly for 90-mins during the weeknight. We will be offering Dialectical Behavior Therapy group program for those identifying in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Intersex, Asexual community. The start date is Oct 2019. Starting again, this module will focus on Distress Tolerance will develop skills surrounding to coping in difficult situation, emotion regulation, and crisis management. we are taking potentials for a group list we need at least 6 to run. Weekly on weekday

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Coping / Thriving with an Chronic Illness

Group curriculum will theme around learning coping skills, becoming more grounded, Understanding the trauma of having a chronic illness, Spoon theory with Crip theory will formulate the framework for this group. Evaluating what your life may be like, disability-thriver thought, invisibility versus vulnerability, mindfulness skill foundation, and creating a sense of community. This group is great to meet others who are coping with chronic illness, wanting to learn more coping skills, meet others like them, and regain an more secure sense of self. Starting up this fall. Please check which time and day would be best- the majority wins

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Location

Thriving Counseling NY
Rochester, New York 14607
(585) 294-4607

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Specialties
  • Transgender
  • Chronic Illness
  • Trauma and PTSD
Issues
  • Caregivers
  • Addiction
  • Alzheimer's
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family Conflict
  • Gender Dysphoria, Identity Development, Minority
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Medication Management
  • Men's Issues
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: African-American and Other Racial or Ethnic Background
Age
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Cancer
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Intersex Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Gottman Method
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Life Course Approach
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Multicultural
  • Person-Centered
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Strength-Based
  • Trans-Affirmative-Trauma-Informed
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group

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Last Modified: 30 Sep 2019
Ryan Howles, LMHC, NCC, CGT, Counselor in Rochester

Ryan Howles

Counselor, LMHC, NCC, CGT