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Mental Health Therapists and Counselors in Kentucky

Mental Health Crisis Response in Kentucky

There are many behavioral health crisis resources and hotlines in Kentucky, and you can find the one nearest you by visiting this site. Alternatively, you may opt to call the National Suicide Prevention hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) - available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The State of Mental Health in Kentucky

Kentucky currently ranks 20th in the United States for mental healthcare. The Kentucky Cabinet for Health & Family Services oversees the Kentucky Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental, & Intellectual Disabilities (DBH). DBH is responsible for the reformation of their current mental healthcare system, in order to provide the resources necessary to build resilience in their communities. DBH is working on improving accessibility in all phases of mental illness, from prevention, to treatment and recovery. DBH ensures that all residents have access to the resources that promote their well-being and ability to prosper. This includes access to therapists, psychologists, and counselors throughout the state.

You can find a seasoned specialist who can work with you through a wide array of mental health concerns, including but not limited to: drug abuse, thoughts of suicide, and severe or persistent mental illness. The Department for Behavioral Health has divided their mental health resources into the following four branches: The Adult Mental Health & Recovery Services Branch, Adult Substance Abuse Treatment & Recovery Services Branch, Behavioral Health Prevention & Promotion Branch, and Children’s Behavioral Health & Recovery Services Branch. These branches come together to develop and effective public policy surrounding mental health issues. For more information on Kentucky’s four branches devoted to mental healthcare, visit this link.

For assistance in navigating treatment for substance abuse in Kentucky, call the KY Help Call Center at 1-833-8KY-HELP (1-833-859-4357).

If you are LGBTQ+ and you need support, contact The Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386.

NAMI Kentucky

The National Alliance for Mental Illness, or NAMI, is open to anyone struggling with mental illness. NAMI is an inclusive and community-based resource geared towards raising awareness and supporting group members on their journey to recovery. With group counseling sessions led by a trained member with a diagnosis (past or present), meetings follow a set of 12 principles for support. NAMI meetings are meant to complement your existing treatment plan with your counselor or psychologist. There are many chapters of NAMI that meet in Kentucky, including virtual meet-ups. Find yours here. 

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Therapists and Counselors in Kentucky

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Mark Levine
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My practice name is Minds at Peace. I want to help you achieve just that, a mind at peace. So even when life throws you a curve, or a pandemic, you can learn not just to get by, but to thrive. Empowering you with the skills to strengthen your mind.


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Together, we will:

My practice name is Minds at Peace. I want to help you achieve just that, a mind at peace. So even when life throws you a curve, or a pandemic, you can learn not just to get by, but to thrive. Empowering you with the skills to strengthen your mind.

Something to know about my approach is:

I’m a holistic provider and work harder to help you discover the root cause of your problem with a nonjudgmental, compassionate approach grounded in mindfulness and a client centered focus. Everyone’s different, you should be treated that way.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addiction Counseling
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Alcohol and Drug Use
  • Drug Use
  • Life Stress
  • Stress & Anxiety Management
  • Stress Eating
  • Stress Management
  • Substance Abuse
  • Substance Abuse Education for Parents
  • Work stress
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Mark Levine remote and phone therapy in Kentucky, Ohio
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Amber Madden
Together, we will:

I want to personally congratulate you on taking this important step in considering mental health counseling for whatever your needs may be. Please know that I want to help you at whatever stage you are in your journey.


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Together, we will:

I want to personally congratulate you on taking this important step in considering mental health counseling for whatever your needs may be. Please know that I want to help you at whatever stage you are in your journey.

Something to know about my approach is:

I provide services and virtual courses for everyone through telehealth counseling platforms. I specialize in eating disorders and body image issues. I also have extensive experience in working with trauma issues for children and adults.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anorexia
  • Binge Eating
  • Body Image
  • Bulimia
  • Child Abuse
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Orthorexia
  • Panic Attacks
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Eating
  • Substance Abuse Intervention
  • Trauma/PTSD
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Picture of Cassandra Avenatti, therapist in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio
Cassandra Avenatti
Together, we will:

We will partner together in therapeutic work to help you interrupt unhelpful narrative and behaviors, and establish new patterns to support your goals. You will be supported and gently challenged, and laughter will be a part of the process.


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Picture of Cassandra Avenatti, therapist in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio
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Together, we will:

We will partner together in therapeutic work to help you interrupt unhelpful narrative and behaviors, and establish new patterns to support your goals. You will be supported and gently challenged, and laughter will be a part of the process.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am collaborative, creative and honor your expertise in your lived experience. I utilize a wide breadth of therapeutic modalities, depending on your individual needs, including expressive therapies.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Coaching
  • Chronic Illness Management
  • Complex Trauma
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Immigration
  • Lesbian Identity
  • LGBTQ+ Identities
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phase of Life Transitions
  • Racial Trauma
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Transgender Issues
  • Women's Issues
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Cassandra Avenatti remote and phone therapy in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio
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Nicole Young
Together, we will:

I encouraged all clients to discuss any and all experiences that you have found to impact your life. Nothing is too insignificant. Similarly, the big and scary experiences will be met with care and concern.


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Together, we will:

I encouraged all clients to discuss any and all experiences that you have found to impact your life. Nothing is too insignificant. Similarly, the big and scary experiences will be met with care and concern.

Something to know about my approach is:

Therapy only works if there is an emotional connection. That connection allows you to be vulnerable with me and thereby enables me to help you work through difficult emotions and experiences.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Death / Loss / Grief
  • Family relationships and codependency
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Trauma/PTSD
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Nicole Young remote and phone therapy in Kentucky
Picture of Cheryl Cantrell, therapist in Colorado, Delaware, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, South Carolina, Vermont, Wyoming
Cheryl Cantrell
Together, we will:

Come up with goals that meet your needs. I will assist you in processing your thoughts and give feedback as desired.


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Picture of Cheryl Cantrell, therapist in Colorado, Delaware, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, South Carolina, Vermont, Wyoming
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Together, we will:

Come up with goals that meet your needs. I will assist you in processing your thoughts and give feedback as desired.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am a person centered therapist. I’m eclectic in the techniques I use. Solution-Focused, CBT, Mindfulness, and DBT are just a few.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depressive Disorders
  • LGBTQ+ Concerns
  • Non-monogamy
  • Paranoia
  • Polyamory
  • Relationship issues
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Cheryl Cantrell remote and phone therapy in Colorado, Delaware, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, South Carolina, Vermont, Wyoming