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Team Ashland

The little sibling of the larger Mansfield location is the second of the Hope locations, but the first to offer Spravato for treatment resistant depression. This location is often called the 'house of hope' by its clinicians due to the quaint, comfort of this modernized little house on US Hwy 250 East, behind Wendys, across from McDonalds. Hope419 Ashland offers medication management, counseling, ADHD testing, weight loss  management, and Spravato treatment. 

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Nicole Wurstle, PA-C, PSYC-CAQ

Nicole is a certified physician assistant with a certificate of added qualification in psychiatry. She has the ability to make diagnoses, prescribe medications, and provide psychotherapy under the supervision of Dr. Wilson.

 

Before attending graduate school where she earned a Masters in Medical Science at Baldwin Wallace University, Nicole obtained a bachelors in biology with a minor in chemistry graduating summa cum laude. She also obtained a scholar athlete award and NAIA All American while working on her undergraduate degree and playing collegiate volleyball. She volunteered on a brain injury unit, a delirium prevention program, worked in emergency room registration in downtown Pittsburgh, and worked as a nursing assistant. Nicole enjoys working with adolescents, adults, and families. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family; including her husband, her dog Charley, and two kitties, Jack and Bella. She enjoys being creative, gardening, and creating new recipes. 

 

Nicole has been working with and training under Dr. Wilson since 2017. Nicole and Dr. Wilson prescribe to the same ideologies and work closely together to find the best course of treatment for patients. 

Nicole is licensed by the State Medical Board of Ohio. Her license can be verified on this website:  https://elicense.ohio.gov.

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Rachael Zimmerman, PA-C

Rachael is a certified physician assistant. She is able to make diagnoses, prescribe medications, and provide general psychotherapy under the supervision of Dr. Wilson. Before attending The University of Findlay where she earned a Master’s degree as a Physician Assistant, Rachael attended Miami University where she earned her Bachelor’s in Zoology. She successfully completed her phlebotomy certification. She also worked as a nursing assistant in a skilled nursing facility and worked as a medical scribe in the emergency department, where she found her passion for helping people. While taking care of residents and patients, it became evident to her how improving mental health is a vital component of a person’s overall well-being. Rachael is dedicated to ensuring all patients have the best possible treatment for the best quality of life. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her cat, Evelyn. She also enjoys baking, exercising, watching Netflix, and playing the piano. Rachael is licensed by the State Medical Board of Ohio. Her license can be verified on this website: https://elicense.ohio.gov.

Emily Harstine, LISW-S

Emily is a licensed independent social worker supervisor, who has been in the field for 14 years. She completed her Bachelor’s degree at Ashland University, and her Master’s at the University of Akron. Her approach is client-centered and trauma-informed with extensive training in a variety of theoretical perspectives with special interest in TICBT, EMDR, MI, Art and Play therapy. 

She enjoys working with a variety of clients from young children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. She is passionate about providing inclusive and safe environments for every client to work through their most difficult experiences. Her heart has always been for community and empowering clients to step into their own strengths and resiliency. 

In her free time, Emily spends time with her family on their farm, with a ridiculous amount of animals that are just for loving; exploring art mediums and creative outlets; and being a total research nerd.

Emily is licensed by the Counselor, Social Worker, Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Her license can be verified on this website:   https://elicense.ohio.gov.

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Sarah Lewis, LSW

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Sarah is a licensed social worker, who has been in the field for two years. She completed her bachelor’s degree at Mount Vernon Nazarene University. And is currently enrolled at Indiana Wesleyan University in the master’s program. Her approach to therapy is client centered, strength based, and trauma informed. Sarah uses several tools learned through the practices of CBT, Psycho-education, mindfulness etc. for her work with children and adults. Through her practices with children and adults, Sarah has experience in several concerns that clients may face, such as, addiction, life transitions, mood disorders among others. 

 

 In her free time, Sarah enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and attending Hockey games.

 

Sarah is licensed by the counselor, social work, marriage and family therapist board. Her license can be verified on https//elicense.oh.gov.

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Traci Willis, LSW

Traci is a licensed social worker who has been working in the mental health field since 2016. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from the University of Findlay, followed by her Master’s in Social Work from The Ohio State University. Traci is a native of the Mansfield area and, prior to working directly with clients, she promoted counseling services on a local basis and advocated for the importance of mental health awareness and trauma-informed care. 

 

Traci is known for being direct, personable, goal-oriented, and genuine. She has a variety of experience working with adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Her areas of specialty include working with mood disorders, dual diagnosis with substance use, suicidality and self harm, survivors of trauma, women’s issues, LGBTQ+ populations, and family system concerns. Traci utilizes a holistic, person-centered approach while focusing on the individual strengths and goals of clients. As an advocate for the development of Mansfield, Traci has been a board member to various developing nonprofits, an active participant of the Richland Young Professionals, and the executive planner of Richland County’s annual International Overdose Awareness Day event. 

 

In her free time, Traci can be found next to her closest friends, family, and dog, Moe. 

 

Traci is licensed by the Counselor, Social Worker, Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Her license can be verified on this website:  https://elicense.ohio.gov.

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Shea Daniels, LPCC-S

Shea is an independently licensed clinical mental health therapist supervisor who has been in the field since 2015. She completed her undergraduate and graduate studies at Ohio University. Shea considers the focus of her work currently to be the treatment of complex trauma, borderline personality disorder, and mood dysregulation. 

 

Shea’s counseling approach is client centered and evidence based, utilizing her training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and EMDR Therapy. As she is a telehealth provider, she primarily provides therapy for adolescents and adults. 

 

Outside of work Shea is an avid gardener and voracious reader. 

 

Shea is licensed by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. Her license can be verified at https://elicense.ohio.gov.

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Katie Kissel, LISW-S

Katie is a licensed independent social worker, who has worked in the mental health field since 2009 and she completed her Master's degree at Case Westerrn Reserve University.  Her approach to therapy is client-centered, strengths-based, and trauma-informed.  Katie uses a variety of evidence-based approaches in her therapy such as CBT, MI, mindfulness, psychoeducation, etc and works primarily with adults.  She works with individuals and couples facing a myriad of concerns including addiction, mood disorders, relationship strain, sexuality, self-insight/awareness, gender identity, women's issues, and life transitions to name a few.  Katie has a particular interest in working with people of the LGBTQIA+, sex work, and kink communities and is working towards becoming certified as a sex therapist.

 

In her free-time, Katie enjoys creative outlets such as painting, spending time with her family including pets, and participating in a number of different hobbies.

 

Katie is licensed by the Counselor, Social Worker, Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Her license can be verified on this website:   https://elicense.ohio.gov.

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Contact

Looking for how to connect to your clinician's waiting room? Find it here: https://www.hope419.com/patient-resources

419-951-2020