Preferred Therapist 2024

Welcome to the Preferred Therapists of 2024 Page!

Here, you'll find a curated list of distinguished therapists, each offering unique expertise in various mental health conditions. The page is designed to provide you with easy access to valuable resources, allowing you to explore profiles effortlessly. Click on each therapist's name to access their services or website directly.

Discover experienced professionals in the mental health field as you browse through the Preferred Therapists of 2024. Your journey toward enhanced well-being starts here

Dana Shalit, certified clinical hypnotherapist, spiritual facilitator, and philanthropist, is dedicated to guiding others on their self-growth journey. With a background in event production, charity leadership, and successful sales coaching, she discovered a passion for the power of the mind.

Armed with certifications in Hypnotherapy, Rapid Transformation Therapy, Past Life Regression Therapy, and trauma-informed Somatics, Dana offers personalized sessions, workshops, programs, and retreats. Through conscious coaching and subconscious therapy, she helps clients overcome self-limiting beliefs, unlocking their highest potential.

Rebecca E. Tenzer, Owner and Head Clinician at Astute Counseling Services, brings over 18 years of clinical and educational expertise in mental health. As a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist and certified in various specialties, including anxiety treatment and trauma, Rebecca founded her private practice after completing the University of Chicago’s Social Service Administration Program. With a commitment to accessible mental health care, she serves as a Professor of Psychology, contributing to the well-being of diverse patient populations.

Malminder Gill is widely recognised as one of the best hypnotherapists in the UK, operating a private clinic on Harley Street. She developed The Sleep Concierge®, a worldwide sleep service available at a luxury hotels and mental health rehabilitation centres. Malminder is widely recognized for her remarkable expertise, which has resulted in a significant demand for her services from clients both within the United Kingdom and abroad. As a testament to her reputation, she frequently travels to see clients at their residences, providing personalized assistance tailored to their specific requirements. Malminder possesses expertise in the domains of crisis management, anxiety, relationship issues, and sleep problems, offering efficacious interventions for transforming outcomes.

Carrie is an anxiety therapist and coach, with a passion for helping people kick anxiety out of the driver’s seat of their lives. She has a warm and relatable way of equipping people with the tools and know-how to overcome their fears, master their anxiety, and thrive with confidence!

Cat Williams, a seasoned speaker, author, and psychotherapist, is on a mission to help individuals reclaim their natural self-confidence and self-esteem. As a confidence expert, TEDx speaker, and clinical hypnotherapist, she addresses self-limiting issues such as anxiety, depression, and imposter syndrome, both in live speaking engagements across the UK and through personalized 1:1 sessions. Cat's lifelong journey, rooted in her own experiences, propels her purpose to guide others in rediscovering their innate confidence and breaking free from self-limiting thoughtsand behaviors.

 I am a social worker and therapist specializing in trauma and helping adolescents and young adults connect with themselves and others. I strive to normalize the experience of being human, and am passionate about making mental health education accessible and relatable!

#"In a world where everyday emotionality is demanding, Lost & Found brings Psychoanalytic therapy & resources to generate well-being, hope & recovery. If you're looking to understand & heal where it hurts, this is where you need to be."

Mahesh Grossman is a somatic hypnotherapist and the author of "The One Minute Anxiety Soluition."  He is known worldwide for that book and for his "Emotional Overload First-Aid Kit," which helps you find find & begin to heal the original event from your past that's causing you to be anxious or triggered--in just 3 minutes. For a free copy of this First-Aid Kit, click the link below.

Romi Tollman

I am a South African based Clinical Psychologist who consults with adolescents, adults and families who fall anywhere on the spectrum from thriving to struggling with day to day functioning. My passions in this field span far and wide but I do like honing in on Dissociative Disorders, Eating Disorders, Trauma Related Disorders, Neurodivergence and multi-dimensional cases with overlapping and intersectional challenges. I am also a proud activist within the sphere of mental health and am conscious of my role to play in the movement toward increasing access to psychological services within marginalised communities - I believe therapy is for everyone.

Amber Benziger, MS, LPC (She/her/hers)  is a licensed psychotherapist, anxiety coach, and speaker in southern NJ. Amber is the creator of The Anxiety Lab card deck, a deck of 40+ journal prompts to help alleviate your anxiety. To learn more about Amber visit and follow her on Instagram @amber_vs_anxiety.

I am Sarah Hurley, Registered Psychotherapist and owner of Toronto Psychotherapy Space (TPS Therapy). We are a psychotherapy and counselling clinic supporting individuals, couples, families, and children. We offer online and in person services to clients with a variety of needs with a strong focus on  supporting those with anxiety

Kate Moyle is a Psychosexual & Relationship Therapist and EFS & ESSM Certified Psycho-Sexologist who works therapeutically with people to overcome challenges in their sex lives and relationships using a biopsychosocial approach to understanding human sexuality. She is also the author of The Science of Sex, and host of The Sexual Wellness Sessions Podcast.

I am a licensed mental health counselor who is passionate about helping college age and professional Black women learn how to overcome self-doubt, overthinking, and over functioning. The majority of my work focuses on helping clients cultivate, honor, and nurture their relationship with self. Through my integrative, collaborative, and holistic approach, I help clients to return to themselves in order to invite more ease and joy into their lives and to remember that they've always been enough.

Jenn Betts, Psychologist for over 10 years, owner and CEO of the Calgary Institute of Counselling, believes all people are capable of healing. After struggling with her own mental health she realized the system was broken and there needed to be a change. She now specializes in training Psychologists in order to make a bigger global impact for those who struggle with their mental health. Jenn believes deep emotional work needs to be done to find the true cause of someone's mental health distress. When one finds the root of it and plucks it from the root, it is less likely to grow back. Jenn enjoys training the next generation of Psychologists, watching them grow and bring healing to their clients. 

Paty is the founder of Mariposas Holistic, where she helps transform stress and trauma into inner peace through traditional and complementary therapies. As a trauma-informed licensed clinical social worker and reiki master, she offers individual sessions and classes and leads retreats. She is the pioneer of trauma-informed Reiki certification programs. 

Kristin Shanahan, M.A., LPC, CGP is a licensed psychotherapist in Texas, Colorado and Utah. Kristin works with people who experienced childhood trauma and struggle with relational and emotional dynamics as a result. She believes in maintaining a down to earth approach in the therapeutic setting.

A multi-award-winning Mind Coach and Hypnotherapist, Larissa can help you create rapid and positive change in the way you think, feel and behave. The subconscious part of the mind is where your belief systems, patterns of thinking, and automatic reactions come from. Whether you struggle with anxiety, fears or phobias, low motivation or self-confidence, or if you would like to better manage your relationship with food or drink, Larissa can help you take control of unhelpful subconscious patterns to create lasting change.

Carrie is an anxiety therapist and coach, with a passion for helping people kick anxiety out of the driver’s seat of their lives. She has a warm and relatable way of equipping people with the tools and know-how to overcome their fears, master their anxiety, and thrive with confidence!

Nicholas Flickinger is a CBT/DBT therapist based in West Hollywood, California. He specializes in anxiety/depressive disorders, relationship conflicts, and the LGBTQ+ community.

Kym Tolson is a therapist turned digital nomad. Kym has ventured beyond conventional boundaries to create a life that seamlessly blends her love for travel with her dedication to transforming the world of therapy.  Kym provides actionable tips to help therapists create thriving private practices while traveling the world and building the life of their dreams.

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in working with parents and children. Many present with significant anxiety (the parents and/or the kids.).  In addition, I have developed a niche of helping people of all ages who have cynophobia aka/the fear of dogs. Up to 20% of all people have some level of fear of dogs. This can range from mild to debilitating. The DMS-5 lists cynophobia under anxiety disorder with a sub-classification of animal phobia.

As far as I know, there are very few people who do what I do.  I have been contacted by people from as far away as South Africa and India looking for help with this phobia.

Stephanie Robilio, a licensed clinical social worker and published author, is dedicated to fostering personal growth and healing. As a podcast host, she shares insights and guidance, driven by her belief that each person has the innate ability to heal and transform. Stephanie's mission is to empower individuals on their journey to inner peace, providing tools and support for self-discovery and emotional well-being.

Hi, I’m Cherelle and I am a health anxiety therapist who suffered from extreme health anxiety myself. I now work with clients all over the world and raise awareness for this often debilitating condition. 

Lorina is a Senior Psychosomatic Therapist and Yoga teacher with more than 14y of experience working with Mental Health and Wellbeing. Her bespoke approach uses movement and mind-body connection in the healing journey, along with neuropsychology methods for nervous system regulation. Lorina empowers you with practical self healing techniques, guiding you along the way and her sessions have an impact from day one.

Kerry Davies, an esteemed and compassionate sleep practitioner and CBT-i
therapist, boasts over a decade of experience in transforming the sleep health of
both adults and children. With a uniquely personalised and straightforward approach,
Kerry masterfully addresses sleep issues, making them a thing of the past.
Leveraging evidence-based strategies with a touch of kindness, Kerry empowers
clients to unlock the secret to restorative sleep, paving the way for days filled with
vitality and energy not, dread and fear.

Keean Kirk is a psychotherapist who specializes in identity development, life transition, and individuation. In his clinical work, he utilizes attachment science, parts work, inner child work and neurobiology to address and unlearn harmful unconscious thoughts and behaviors.

Keean has been practicing psychotherapy for nearly a decade and also offers life coaching sessions that address interpersonal relationship dynamics, emotion regulation, and internalizing and externalizing behaviors. He has helped hundreds of clients to work through their own unconscious behaviors that hold them back from having an empowered life.

Naureen Dharani is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in NYC; she is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), a Level II Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, a Certified Grief Educator, and specializes in anxiety, depression, substance use issues, grief/loss, and trauma. She is well versed in issues within the Asian diaspora and provides a safe, empathetic, and nonjudgmental space to discuss your mental health concerns.

With over 16 years as a Licensed Mental Health Therapist and certified EMDR Trauma Specialist, Gunjani Patel-Oza specializes in addressing Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, ADHD, Grief, Loss, and addiction. Drawing from her journey of healing from high-functioning anxiety, as a Holistic Anxiety and transformation Breathwork coach, she now coaches sensitive, anxious individuals, guiding them to set boundaries confidently, articulate their needs, and cultivate empowered, connected relationships.

My name is Lauren Marie Aron and I am a psychotherapist and the founder of The Hope Space, a therapy practice dedicated to working with trauma and disordered eating.  I offer a sanctuary for compassionate support and healing. Despite the complexity of these disorders, I chose this field because I believe everyone deserves unwavering support, particularly during life's toughest journeys. I believe in genuine connections and use evidence-based methods for a personalised and effective healing journey. Life is messy, but your decision to be here is a powerful starting point.  Welcome to The Hope Space.

Bronwyn Heiss, LMHC, LMFT, based in Florida, specializes in complex trauma, particularly with adults raised by emotionally immature parents. Her focus includes attachment issues, emotional neglect, psychological, and physical abuse. Utilizing EMDR, she aids clients in healing from past trauma. Additionally, Bronwyn offers couples therapy in Florida, including Proactive Couples Coaching for those in the initial six months, aiming to enhance relationship skills early on and prevent future issues.

 Lillian is a psychotherapist with 10+ years of experience and specializes in ANXIETY disorders, body image and confidence, as well as life changes and relationships. Her approach is both active and empathetic, warm and direct, comfortable, yet challenging. 

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Meet Katie Watson, LCSW, LMSW, CIHMHP, CCTP, a skilled trauma psychotherapist who has dedicated her life to helping people heal from complex trauma. Katie is the founder of Carmel Therapy Network. It is a multi-disciplinary group practice located in Indiana that provides trauma therapy, medical nutrition counseling, and personal training services. The practice follows a holistic and integrative approach and uses evidence-based trauma-informed techniques to help clients achieve optimal health. With her expertise and compassionate approach, Katie has assisted numerous individuals in overcoming their struggles and leading fulfilling lives.

I am an accredited counsellor and adolescent psychotherapist based in Greystones, Co. Wicklow. I provide therapy for adults and adolescents. I am a parent educator and help them to reconnect with their teen through reflection, education and teaching them new skills. 

 Maliha Khan is a licensed therapist, founder of her private practice called Mental Health With Maliha, and an Adjunct Professor at The University of St. Thomas - Houston. As a Pakistani-American Muslim clinician she is passionate about educating and spreading awareness about mental health in the South Asian and Muslim communities through her social media platforms such as Instagram, YouTube and Tiktok. Her goal is to create a safe space for South Asians and Muslims to unlearn disruptive generational patterns and develop healthier ways of living, so they can build more fulfilling lives for themselves, their families and their future generations.

Hannah Salazar, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida and Ohio, graduated with her Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2019. Passionate about advocating for access to quality mental health services and utilizing evidence-based practices, she channels her commitment through her Instagram account, Be Think Grow, aiming to destigmatize conversations about mental health and foster a supportive community.

Natalie Fader

A certified and registered behaviour and nutritional therapist, I work with clients virtually across Canada and the US. We explore nutritional concerns and dive into emotions, thoughts, and behaviours shaping your life. Unsure if your symptoms come from diet or stress? If you’re feeling stuck or overwhelmed, I specialize in guiding you with empowering strategies, ensuring a clear path to change.

Courtney A. Brandon, LPC/MHSP, RPT™ is a licensed professional counselor, registered play therapist, and group practice owner. Passionate about nurturing children and families' emotional well-being, Courtney uses an attachment and neuroscience focused lens to help bring about positive change with her clients. She offers both in-office and virtual therapy sessions for kids/teens in Tennessee and parent coaching and consultation worldwide. 


Angelica Magana is a Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of New York. Additionally, she is licensed in California and provides teletherapy and video therapy services for clients in that state. Angelica earned her Master of Science in Marital and Family Therapy from Northwestern University and received intensive clinical training in integrative and Systemic Psychotherapy at The Family Institute, Bette D. Harris Center. She has extensive experience working with couples and individuals in private practice settings. Her specialties include unsatisfactory relationships, anxiety, issues of self-worth, and life transitions.