2011 Graduate of Bowling Green State University with a Major in Social work and minors in gerontology and psychology. 2015 graduate of The University of Toledo with a Masters in Social worker with a concentration in Mental Health. Three years experience at a local community health agency as a case manager, then as a crisis/intake case manager. Four years of experience as a medical social worker with a local hospice agency. Then I transitioned to a medical social worker at a level 1 trauma hospital during the height of the Covid Pandemic. Started my private therapy service in February of 2021 and have been providing telehealth services in the evenings and on the weekends. I have specialized training on grief, military issues and with the LGBTQ community. I have practiced using CBT, Person-Centered, Solution Focus and Motivation Interviewing therapy.
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Communication Problems, Divorce and Separation, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Life Purpose, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Social Anxiety and Phobia
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
MI LMSW 6801110963
OH LISW I.2002463-SUPV
Written on Apr 08, 2022 after therapy with Luana for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, depression, self esteem, relationship issues, family conflicts, coping with life changes, trauma and abuse, and anger management
Luana has been very kind and helpful! She has provided me with lots of resources to help me when she's not available!
Written on Mar 22, 2022 after therapy with Luana for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, and self esteem
Luanne has been very good
Written on Jan 03, 2022 after therapy with Luana for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, and intimacy-related issues