Aquanatte Ivey MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work in Merrillville, Indiana, 46410

Aquanatte Ivey

MSW, LCSW

Aquanatte Ivey

MSW, LCSW

Professions: Clinical Social Worker, Mental Health Counselor, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LCSW
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Ambetter
  • Anthem
  • Beacon
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Medicaid
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • Tricare
Fees: Free 30 minute initial consultation.

30 minute session - $45.00

45 minute session - $65.00

60 minute session - $90.00

60 minute couple session - $110.00
Free Initial Consultation
Evening Availability

Offices

7870 Broadway
Suite A
Merrillville, Indiana 46410

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My Approach to Helping

My desire as a faith-based Therapist and Life coach is to see people navigate life's transitions and difficulties with confidence. It is a privilege to embark on the journey with people as they begin to discover their inner strengths that will help them to overcome all obstacles on their life paths. I believe we all have been provided with blueprints for our lives. Life's circumstances can cause us to lose focus, lose direction, and even lose hope in the plans we have designed for us.

I utilize a faith-based approach in my practice. It is my goal to navigate you through the seemingly hopeless situations that have come your way. We are very resilient and stronger than we can ever imagine. I am passionate about being a therapist because I want to understand when no one understands, I want to hope when there seems to be no hope, and my desire is to help you move through the clouds of fear only to see the bright rays of love shining through.

It is important for me to create a safe and supportive environment where judgment does not exist and acceptance is unconditional. It remains the highest privilege for me as a therapist to have people open up their world to me, to become vulnerable, and trust me to help them with change, healing, and growth.

More Info About My Practice

I accept the following insurance: TriCare and Compsyc

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

I specialize in with working with teenagers facing depression, self-harm, anxiety disorders, behavior and conduct disorders, self-esteem concerns, poor peer relationships, and trauma and anger issues.

I also specialize in working with adults facing depression, griefloss concerns, domestic violence, marital problems, stress management, and relational problems.

Services I Provide

  • Coaching
  • Consultation
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    For those individuals desiring a faith-based approach, it is available.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Breakup
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Communication Problems
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Inadequacy
  • Irritability
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Physical Abuse
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Conflict Resolution Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Holistic Psychotherapy
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
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