About Us

E-Counseling.com is an online resource that guides you through a journey to improve your mental health, relationships, and well-being through professional therapy. We help connect our users with online and in-person counseling services. We also provide readers with guides, how-to articles, and general information on counseling.

It is our belief that people are more likely to make smart choices when they are well-informed, and we want to play a role in that process.

When it comes to educating yourself about mental health and choosing a therapy provider, it’s crucial that your information sources are reliable and credible. That’s why we carefully select the experts that produce the information on this website. Our writers have impressive credentials in the mental health field and are able to communicate sensitive, and often complicated concepts in an effective manner. Our team includes psychologists, social workers, and counselors with diverse areas of expertise and professional backgrounds, working in parallel with seasoned editors to produce and curate content that’s educational, engaging, thorough, and reliable.

Management Team

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Yaron Marcus
Co-Founder & General Manager
Yaron has been working in digital media and e-commerce since 2006, when he founded an online store selling educational toys for special needs children. He has since served in management, executive and advisory roles for numerous digital companies. Outside of work, Yaron’s passion has been in volunteering and supporting a variety of local community causes, including youth outreach and education, feeding needy families, and helping young adults battling depression. These experiences have shaped his outlook on the profound impact therapy can have on the lives of those dealing with mental health issues, strained relationships, and other emotional challenges.

In 2015, he co-founded E-Counseling.com with his wife Miriam Marcus, where he heads the strategy and growth of the operation. This website aims to marry his two passions, producing high-quality digital tools and helping to better the lives of others in meaningful ways.
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Miriam Marcus
Co-Founder & Director of Operations
Miriam oversees the day-to-day operations at E-Counseling.com. She is the driving force behind making sure that the platform maintains the highest standards for editorial quality, user experience and overall value for its readers and advertisers. Her greatest motivation is to prove that a company can prosper while serving the common good.

With a professional background spanning industries as diverse as retail banking, the nonprofit sector, consulting and digital advertising, Miriam brings a wealth of operational experience to help E-Counseling constantly strive to new heights.
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Tara Horn
Head of Product
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Chavah Jacobs
Head of Engineering
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Naomi Schneider
Community Manager
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Baruch Landa
Marketing Director

Our Experts

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Adebolanle Ade, MSW, RBT
Adebolanle Ade is a Mental Health Social Worker and Registered Behavioral Technician. She has many years of experience writing and advocating for mental health awareness.
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Alexander Draghici, MS, LCPC
Alexander Draghici is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and CBT practitioner. His work focuses mainly on strategies designed to help people manage and prevent two of the most common emotional problems – anxiety and depression.
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Alexi Peters, MA, LPC
Alexi has a BA in Psychology, MA in Counseling Psychology, and is licensed to practice in the state of IL. She uses her experience and education to empower her clients. Alexi was previously a substance abuse counselor and an eating disorder therapist.
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Alexis Dent
Alexis Dent is an essayist, author, and entrepreneur. Her work is primarily focused on mental illness, relationships, and pop culture. You can find her writing in the Washington Post, Greatist, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, and more.
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Alyssa Greene, LPCC
Alyssa Greene, LPCC has a Masters degree from University of Wisconsin in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She is a licensed therapist practicing in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Alyssa has experience in working with various populations, but most experience working with eating disorders and body image.
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Amanda Caswell
Amanda is a wellness writer & enthusiast with over 12 years experience writing in the industry. She has a bachelors degree in Creative Writing from NYU. She is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine and the American School of Nutrition & Personal Training. Amanda is also a celebrity publicist.
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Dawn Ferrara, LPC, PsyD
Dawn Ferrara is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a doctor of Psychology with additional certification in the telemental health field. She is passionate about helping people find solutions that work and believes that every person has the power to be successful. Her practice is in South Louisiana.
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Jennie Lannette, MSW, LCSW
Jennie Lannette is a licensed therapist who specializes in trauma, PTSD, and related issues. She has trained extensively in multiple evidence-based treatments. She has a decade of experience in inpatient, community, and private practice settings.
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Karen Doll, Psy.D., L.P
Karen Doll has been a Licensed Psychologist in the Twin Cities for 20 years, working in organizational consulting. She leverages her education in Clinical Psychology with her leadership assessment expertise in her practice. She is an executive coach focusing on helping people maximize their potential.
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Katie Tyrrell, MS, LPCC
Katie is a licensed professional clinical counselor (LPCC). She has a passion for healing trauma using body-based somatic therapy. Katie believes that healing trauma and restoring physical and emotional health comes from healing the body and nervous system.
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Kristen Frescoe, MSc
Kristen has a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology. She worked as a rape crisis counselor and an inmate counselor. She also founded a company specializing in Industrial & Organizational Psychology, applying clinical psychological practices in the business world. She is currently the Clinical Program Manager at Resility Health and Adjunct Professor of Psychology at Rowan College.
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Lisa Batten, PhD, CPT, PN1
Dr. Lisa Batten has a master’s degree in clinical psychology and a Ph.D. in developmental psychology. She has over a decade of experience in clinical research and specializes in writing about mental health, wellness, nutrition, and fitness.
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Michelle Overman, LMFT
Michelle is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist working as a counselor for students, faculty, and staff at Abilene Christian University in Texas. She works with athletes, bridging the gap between athletics and mental health at ACU. Michelle ran her own private practice in Austin, Texas where she worked with a diverse population, including couples and families.
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MS Broudy, Ph.D
MS Broudy is a psychologist, writer, and consultant. He has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and a master’s degree in Social Psychology. He has spent over 20 years providing therapy and assessment services for a diverse set of clients. MS specializes in writing about mental health, parenting, and wellness. He has his own blog, mentalspokes.com, where he writes about psychological issues.
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Shannon V. McHugh, PsyD
Dr. Shannon McHugh is a Licensed Clinical and Forensic Psychologist in Los Angeles, California. She specializes in assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, and adults who have developmental and social delays, behavioral difficulties, and those who have experienced traumatic events
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Shirley Amy
Shirley Amy is a Holistic Health Specialist and professional writer who's published 4 books. Her interests include optimum wellness, mental health, fitness, and positive lifestyle change. She holds University and College qualifications in the fields of Health Science, Nutrition, Mental Health, Fitness, Holistic Therapy and Aromatherapy.
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Stacey Leibowitz-Levy, Ph.D.
Dr. Stacey Leibowitz-Levy is a highly experienced psychologist with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology (Cum Laude) and a PhD in the area of stress and its relation to goals and emotion. She works with adults, teens and children within her areas of expertise.
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Tracy Smith, LPC, NCC, ACS
Tracy is a Licensed Professional Counselor and is a clinical supervisor for a Community YMCA. Tracy has over 12 years of experience working in many settings including partial care hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs, community agencies, group practice, and school-based programs. Tracy works with clients of all ages, but especially enjoys working with the adolescents.
How We Make Money

In order to fund the operations of this website, we earn revenue from advertisements. Those ads come in three forms:

Banner Ads: We place ads on different pages across the website. They are always labeled as advertisements.

Referral Links: Some of the products we review or mention on this website are linked to from within our content using affiliate links. We receive commissions from these merchants for referring customers to them. However, the production of our content is created independently by mental health professionals that are not connected or incentivized by our referral programs.

Therapist Directory: Therapists pay a subscription fee when signing up to be listed in our directory. Once they sign up, we check their credentials and only approve those who meet our requirements.

Contact Us

Our goal is to provide our readers with the knowledge and tools they need to connect with effective counseling services. Any feedback that can help further enable us to achieve this goal is welcome.

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