Gestalt Columbus is a multi-talented team of experienced mental health professionals dedicated to providing comprehensive, innovative, effective psychotherapy services for children and families.
We specialize in working with people of all ages and are proud of our team-based approach when working with families. While our therapeutic foundation is based in the Gestalt therapy approach, our therapists utilize modalities such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), the Gottman method of couples therapy, mindfulness, yoga, and play therapy.
Stacy Ingraham, MSED, LPCC-S
Stacy has worked in a variety of clinical settings, including private practice, community mental health and higher education. She is a warm, direct and caring professional who specializes in working with adults who are struggling with depression, anxiety, relational issues, grief and loss, body image, self-esteem, trauma and life transitions. Stacy is also an adjunct instructor for the University of Dayton’s clinical mental health counseling graduate program. She is a graduate of The College of Wooster, the University of Dayton, the Gestalt Institute of Central Ohio, and has completed Gottman Level 1 couples therapy training and is trained in EMDR.
Matt Dunatchik, MSED, LPCC
Matt is a licensed professional clinical counselor who graduated with a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from the University of Dayton. He has worked in a college counseling setting as well as with adolescents in an Intensive Outpatient Group Program. He is a graduate of the Gestalt Institute of Central Ohio. He works with teenagers and adults as well as parents and families. He believes we all have the capacity to change and to experience the fullness of life.
Sara Hoover, MS, LISW
Sara has worked in a variety of clinical settings, including community mental health, hospice, college counseling center, inpatient psychiatric hospital, day treatment and private practice. Sara has interest in and experience with a wide range of issues, including grief and loss, trauma, anxiety, depression, character disorders and relationship issues. She obtained her master’s degree in clinical psychology at Loyola College in Maryland and her master’s degree in social work at The Ohio State University. She is also trained in EMDR. She is Gestalt trained and has been practicing therapy for more than 15 years.
Libby Steele, MSED, LPC
Libby is a licensed professional counselor who graduated with a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from the University of Dayton. She is a warm, energetic and dedicated therapist with a direct style. Libby works closely with individuals and their families to provide a supportive and engaging environment for real and lasting change. She has trained through the Gestalt Institute of Central Ohio’s three-year postgraduate program and in the dynamic Oaklander Gestalt Play Therapy model. She is especially skilled in listening to and working with parents and families.
Holly Gilbert, MA, LPC
Holly is a Gestalt trained licensed professional counselor who completed her graduate training at Columbia University and Wheaton College. She is a warm, personable individual who has a significant passion for helping individuals reclaim all parts of themselves and, through the therapeutic relationship, become a more integrated person. Holly has experience working with children and families through community based care and believes that providing an accepting and nonjudgmental environment is integral in any counseling process.