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Light & Hope Counseling LLCGroup practice

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Anxiety - Couples counseling- Depression-Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)-Self harm-Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)-
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Practice Information

Light & Hope Counseling (LHC) is a therapy practice located in Cincinnati, OH, and serves individuals residing in both Indiana and Kentucky. At LHC, children, teenagers, young adults, and adults can find healing when it comes to trauma, anxiety, depression, and other mental health conditions. Our goal is to help you move from surviving to fully thriving in your life. Many of the clients at Light & Hope Counseling feel stuck in negative patterns or distressing emotional reactions. They want to find ways to manage their emotions in a way that’s helpful for them and brings them closer to their loved ones.

Light & Hope Counseling strives to show the clients that there are ways to make life more comfortable and more worth living. They listen with empathy as their clients tell their stories, providing affirming and gentle reflection. Clients benefit from many different approaches to help individuals meet their goals. We provide interventions focused on Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, which combines cognitive-behavioral techniques with mindfulness practices to help individuals better manage their emotions. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, help individuals process traumatic memories and reduce the emotional distress associated with them. Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), shows the strong relationship between thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. And teaches clients how to implement healthy thought patterns as a way to regulate their emotions, reduce anxious thought spiraling, and improve self-compassion. Clients at Light & Hope Counseling set mental health goals for themselves and receive encouragement and support from their experienced therapist, reaching those goals and healing from their trauma.

We understand how much strength it takes to start therapy. Taking the first step towards healing may be hard, but the therapists at Light & Hope Counseling create a safe environment so clients don’t feel alone.


What services does your practice offer?

Here at Light & Hope Counseling, we provide the following services for individuals residing in Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky.

Individual Therapy: One-on-one counseling sessions with a licensed therapist to address a wide range of mental health concerns.

Child and Adolescent Counseling: Specialized therapy services for children and teenagers dealing with developmental, behavioral, or emotional challenges.

Couples Therapy: Couples therapy or marriage counseling to help couples improve communication, resolve conflicts, and strengthen their relationship.

Family Therapy: Family therapy sessions that involve multiple family members to address issues within the family system, such as conflicts, dynamics, or transitions.

Group Therapy: Group therapy sessions where individuals with similar concerns or goals come together to share experiences, gain support, and learn coping skills.

Teletherapy: Remote counseling services via video conferencing or phone calls for clients who prefer or require virtual sessions.

What are your practice's specialties?

At Light & Hope Counseling, our effectively trained staff specializes in the following areas:

Trauma Therapy: Therapeutic approaches grounded in research to address trauma-related issues.

Stress Management: Counseling and techniques to help clients manage stress and build resilience.

Anger Management: Counseling to assist individuals in controlling and expressing their anger constructively.

Anxiety and Depression Treatment: Targeted interventions for individuals dealing with anxiety disorders, depression, and related mood disorders.

Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence Building: Therapy to help clients improve their self-esteem, self-worth, and self-confidence.

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT): Evidence-based therapy that focuses on identifying and changing negative thought patterns and behaviors.

Mindfulness and Meditation: Instruction in mindfulness techniques and meditation for stress reduction and emotional regulation.

Why should I choose your practice?

There are many reasons to work with the dedicated providers at Light & Hope Counseling: the main one being that clients can embark on a healing journey that is informed, compassionate, and effective. Our commitment to trauma-informed care makes us a valuable resource for individuals looking to overcome the challenges posed by traumatic experiences.

We provide a safe and supportive therapeutic environment where clients can feel heard, validated, and respected. Treatment is tailored to you as an individual, and we work with you on building up your strengths and helping you reach your goal.

At Light & Hope Counseling, "Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness" -Desmond Tutu

How does payment work at your practice?

At Light & Hope Counseling, we are in-network with some insurance providers. If you do not have one of the listed health insurances, our fees range from $85-$170 per session. We also provide a sliding scale if needed. We will submit claims on your behalf directly to your insurance company.

Head of Practice's Licensure

Ohio: E.1700402-SUPV - Kentucky: 284638 - Indiana: 39004474A


English, Taiwanese


Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past

Self harm - Building skills and supports to cope with emotional pain, suffering, and numbness; increasing positive meaningful life experiences

Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - Recovering from the impact of long-term, repeated traumatic events, such as emotional abuse and neglect


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Optum
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$145 (55min)
  • Sliding scale:$85 - $145
  • Initial session:$170 (60min)
  • Couples sessions:$130 (50min)
  • Group sessions:$50 (60min)
  • Family sessions:$130 (50min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
  • Direct billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Venmo
  • IvyPay
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • As needed
Therapist's note

We want to ensure clarity and convenience in our payment and billing process. Please feel free to ask us questions about the sliding scale, billing (insurance or private payments), and options of payment. Your well-being is our priority, and we are dedicated to providing the support and care you need on your journey to healing and personal growth.

Book a Free Initial Consultation

The practice will call you for a free 10min phone call to discuss your needs and ensure a match!

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