Stephanie Merrilees

LPC, NCC, M.Ed.

Stephanie Merrilees

LPC, NCC, M.Ed.

Telehealth Available
Professions: Licensed Professional Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LPC - C.1801311
Secondary Credential: Temporary Registered Telehealth Health Care Provider - LPC
Billing and Insurance:

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Fees: Free 15-minute video consultation
Self-pay - $100hr, sliding scale available
HSA accepted
If a financial barrier is preventing you from receiving appropriate care, please reach out to see what options are available.
Free Initial Consultation
Weekend Availability
Evening Availability

Offices

2900 Montgomery Rd.
Suite #23B
Cincinnati, Ohio 45242

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My Approach to Helping

Are you tired of just managing symptoms that always seem to return?
Have you found yourself saying, “maybe I’m just chronically anxious”?
Does it feel like everyone else can handle life's stressors & uncertainty, so why can't you?

I’m here to help you reclaim your identity and discover what a life worth living looks like for you! I believe in moving past managing anxiety and really understanding where this uneasiness stem from. We do this by creating an individualized approach to counseling that makes sense to you, incorporating resources for temporary relief while digging into the root of these concerns to create real change.

I support people in creating the change they want to see in their life. Many counseling approaches conceptualize the same concepts in different words - which can almost feel like different languages. I believe a huge part in achieving desired change is finding a language that speaks to you and that uses your strengths & resiliencies.

I believe everyone deserves to live a fulfilling life - not weighed down by crushing worries or plagued by racing thoughts. And I bet that sounds impossible right now - but it's not! I continue to learn & grow in my own wellness journey every day, and I would love to support you in yours. I hope you reach out today so you can see for yourself!

Had a Negative Therapy Experience?

I've been in your shoes - and I know how hard it is to reach out again and risk experiencing the same pain. I'm here to make this the best therapeutic experience possible - and I recognize that it may not be with me! I want to make sure that we are a good therapeutic fit, and if not, get you in touch with other awesome professionals who may be a better fit. My goal as a counselor is to help others find the support they need.

Services I Provide

  • Consultation
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Adults

Languages

  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • Body Image
  • Borderline
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emptiness
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Panic
  • Perfectionism
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Esteem
  • Shame
  • Women's Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET)
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)

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