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Photo of Yvette Lester - The Reality of HOPE, PhD, PCC-S, Counselor
The Reality of HOPE
Counselor, PhD, PCC-S
Photo of Yvette Lester - The Reality of HOPE, PhD, PCC-S, Counselor

The Reality of HOPE

Counselor, PhD, PCC-S

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
2295 West Market St, Suite J, Akron, OH 44313
Let's Connect (330) 752-6247
Photo of Yvette Lester - The Reality of HOPE, PhD, PCC-S, Counselor
I currently offer individual therapy to address mood disorders, post traumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders and other issues related to behavioral health, stress, and grief. I am experienced in both individual and group crisis counseling and offer relationship, and family therapy. I am working on offering several therapeutic groups including a support/educational group for parents of behaviorally challenged children, a sexual assault group and a homicide support group for surviving family members. In home counseling for agoraphobic situations are available.
I specialize in trauma counseling, anger management and behavior modification with adults, teenagers and adolescents. I also offer life coaching services to help clients reach both their personal and professional growth potential. I have extensive experience working with victims of both crime and trauma.
I have 12 years experience in crisis counseling including on scene crisis work, and group/individual crisis counseling following acts such as domestic violence, sexual assault, homicide, suicide and robbery. I have responded to banks, credit unions and other local businesses in the area due to these types of crimes.
Take the first step to help. Call or The Reality of HOPE now - (330) 752-6247

Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

The Reality of HOPE

2295 West Market St

Suite J

Akron, OH 44313

(330) 752-6247
I am seeing clients using a HIPAA compliant format. I can both see and speak to clients who can use a phone or a computer.
I specialize in Trauma and PTSD, Behavioral Issues and Mood Disorders 
I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and families  
Let's Connect (330) 752-6247
Photo of Yvette Lester - The Reality of HOPE, PhD, PCC-S, Counselor

Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

The Reality of HOPE

2295 West Market St

Suite J

Akron, OH 44313

(330) 752-6247
I am seeing clients using a HIPAA compliant format. I can both see and speak to clients who can use a phone or a computer.
I specialize in Trauma and PTSD, Behavioral Issues and Mood Disorders 
I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and families  

Finances

Fees

  • Pay by American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Insurance

  • Anthem | Elevance
  • Beacon Health Options | Carelon
  • Buckeye
  • CareSource
  • Cenpatico
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Optum
  • Paramount
  • UMR
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (330) 752-6247
Photo of Yvette Lester - The Reality of HOPE, PhD, PCC-S, Counselor
The Reality of HOPE
Counselor, PhD, PCC-S
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (330) 752-6247
Photo of Yvette Lester - The Reality of HOPE, PhD, PCC-S, Counselor
The Reality of HOPE
Counselor, PhD, PCC-S

Qualifications

    Counselor: Yvette Lester
  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by State of Ohio / E.0500497-SUPV Yvette Lester
  • In Practice for 14 Years
  • Certificate from ACA 6281423 / 2012
  • Attended University of Akron, Graduated 2005
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (330) 752-6247
Photo of Yvette Lester - The Reality of HOPE, PhD, PCC-S, Counselor
The Reality of HOPE
Counselor, PhD, PCC-S
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (330) 752-6247
Photo of Yvette Lester - The Reality of HOPE, PhD, PCC-S, Counselor
The Reality of HOPE
Counselor, PhD, PCC-S

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Mood Disorders

Expertise

  • Addiction
  • ADHD
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bisexual
  • Child
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Geriatric and Seniors
  • Grief
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Lesbian
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Veterans
  • Video Game Addiction
Do these issues align with your needs? or (330) 752-6247
Photo of Yvette Lester - The Reality of HOPE, PhD, PCC-S, Counselor
The Reality of HOPE
Counselor, PhD, PCC-S
Do these issues align with your needs? or (330) 752-6247
Photo of Yvette Lester - The Reality of HOPE, PhD, PCC-S, Counselor
The Reality of HOPE
Counselor, PhD, PCC-S

Client Focus

Age

Preteen
Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
Lesbian Allied
Transgender Allied

Religion

Christian

Age

Preteen
Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
Lesbian Allied
Transgender Allied

Religion

Christian

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Humanistic
  • Person-Centered
  • Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
  • Reality Therapy
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (330) 752-6247
Photo of Yvette Lester - The Reality of HOPE, PhD, PCC-S, Counselor
The Reality of HOPE
Counselor, PhD, PCC-S
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (330) 752-6247
Photo of Yvette Lester - The Reality of HOPE, PhD, PCC-S, Counselor
The Reality of HOPE
Counselor, PhD, PCC-S

Location

Primary Location

The Reality of HOPE

2295 West Market St

Suite J

Akron, OH 44313

(330) 752-6247

Nearby Areas

Cities

Counties

Neighborhoods

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I am seeing clients using a HIPAA compliant format. I can both see and speak to clients who can use a phone or a computer.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (330) 752-6247
Photo of Yvette Lester - The Reality of HOPE, PhD, PCC-S, Counselor
The Reality of HOPE
Counselor, PhD, PCC-S
"
I am seeing clients using a HIPAA compliant format. I can both see and speak to clients who can use a phone or a computer.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (330) 752-6247
Photo of Yvette Lester - The Reality of HOPE, PhD, PCC-S, Counselor
The Reality of HOPE
Counselor, PhD, PCC-S