Find a Scoliosis Mental Health Provider

Find a Scoliosis Mental Health Provider

United States

AVERIE MCCAULEY, MSW, LCSW-BACS (Louisiana)

Averie is an integrative somatic trauma psychotherapist. Specializing in the treatment of medical trauma and health related anxiety, she is passionate about supporting people living with pain and complex conditions. Averie also enjoys providing clinical consultation and training to mental health and medical professionals. Visit her website for more info.

Lyndsay Neel, LCSW (Louisiana)

Lyndsay Neel is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has focused her career in supporting the mental health of youth who have experienced trauma, anxiety, grief, and depression. She has over 8 years of experience as a school social worker and currently works with youth in inpatient behavioral health settings. Lyndsay is passionate about the benefits of group work and enjoys providing mental health workshops for adolescents in the community! Lyndsay can be contacted here.

Ligia Allison, LPC (Texas)

I specialize in treating families and individuals with trauma and emotional and behavioral issues. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Play Therapist that sees children ages 3 and up. I also use Brainspotting to help people process and overcome distressing memories. I support and encourage in a warm and judgment-free way that incorporates acceptance, emotional expression, playfulness, Christian principles, and parenting skills work. Learn more here

Olivia Clark, MA (Illinois)

Olivia Clark, MA, is a 5th year graduate student in the Clinical Psychology doctoral program at Loyola University Chicago, specializing in working with children and teens with medical conditions and their families. Clinically, Olivia has worked with children and teens with scoliosis as a clinical psychology extern at Shriners Children's Chicago over the past two years. Olivia can be contacted at oclark1@luc.edu.

Maddy Kolker PLPC (Louisiana)

Maddy Kolker (they/them) is a narrative therapist who collaborates with people to find autonomy over their life stories. Maddy implements mindfulness practices to facilitate clients in exploring, experiencing, and relating to such topics as grief, chronic pain, identity, and anxiety. More information about Maddy can be found here.

Maria Terneus, LCSW (Florida)

Maria Atkinson Terneus is a licensed clinical social work in the state of Florida who specializes in treating adolescents, teens and young adults. Her focus and training encompasses trauma recovery, self-esteem and body issues, anxiety and depression. With the utilization of person-centered care, Maria takes a holistic approach in treating the whole person not just a diagnosis. To contact Maria, email her at hello@beyondlimitspsychotherapy.com.

Canada

Colleen Collins, RP, CCC

I am a Registered Psychotherapist and Counsellor in Ontario, Canada. Growing up as a competitive figure skater, I learned of my scoliosis at the age of 12 and they wanted to operate right away. As a family, we decided to seek non-operative treatment and I continued to figure skate. Skip forward 15 + years I continue to be on the ice where I coach skating and I continue with my scoliosis exercises. I recognize the gap between scoliosis and mental health and I want to be there to help you navigate this experience. Click to learn more.

Anita Dianne Alexander PCD, RTCc

I was born and live in Vancouver B.C. Canada, where I practice online. I was diagnosed at 10 with scoliosis and wore a Milwaukee brace from 11 to 15. I Proactively informed my college, choosing scoliosis as my topic for presentations. Since the beginning of my journey, it has been my heart's longing to provide the support to my scoli tribe that I never had. I understand you. I can be contacted here.

Europe

ELISABETTA D’AGATA, PHD (ITALY/SPAIN)

Dr. Elisabetta D‘Agata is a clinical psychologist, researcher, specialist in the area of idiopathic scoliosis. She has published several manuscripts papers and has authored the book "Enjoy life with idiopathic scoliosis during adolescence: psychology for professionals of scoliosis." Her research interests are related to the application of the bio-psycho-social model in the treatment of the patients with scoliosis. Click to visit her website.

As a Reminder

All providers listed have completed the Scolios-us course, "Scoliosis Training for Mental Health Providers." Completion of this course does not necessarily indicate that they are better provider than those who are not listed. We urge you to ask specific questions regarding training and experience before seeking treatment from a provider. We are offering this list to help you in your search for a provider. Please remember that the final decision on a health care provider and treatment is yours alone. Scolios-us cannot take any responsibility for the actions, omissions or performance of these providers in the handling of your case.

By viewing this page, you acknowledge that you understand the above information.

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Find a Scoliosis Mental Health Provider

United States

AVERIE MCCAULEY, MSW, LCSW-BACS (Louisiana)

Averie is an integrative somatic trauma psychotherapist. Specializing in the treatment of medical trauma and health related anxiety, she is passionate about supporting people living with pain and complex conditions. Averie also enjoys providing clinical consultation and training to mental health and medical professionals. Visit her website for more info.

Lyndsay Neel, LCSW (Louisiana)

Lyndsay Neel is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has focused her career in supporting the mental health of youth who have experienced trauma, anxiety, grief, and depression. She has over 8 years of experience as a school social worker and currently works with youth in inpatient behavioral health settings. Lyndsay is passionate about the benefits of group work and enjoys providing mental health workshops for adolescents in the community! Lyndsay can be contacted here.

Ligia Allison, LPC (Texas)

I specialize in treating families and individuals with trauma and emotional and behavioral issues. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Play Therapist that sees children ages 3 and up. I also use Brainspotting to help people process and overcome distressing memories. I support and encourage in a warm and judgment-free way that incorporates acceptance, emotional expression, playfulness, Christian principles, and parenting skills work. Learn more here

Olivia Clark, MA (Illinois)

Olivia Clark, MA, is a 5th year graduate student in the Clinical Psychology doctoral program at Loyola University Chicago, specializing in working with children and teens with medical conditions and their families. Clinically, Olivia has worked with children and teens with scoliosis as a clinical psychology extern at Shriners Children's Chicago over the past two years. Olivia can be contacted at oclark1@luc.edu.

Maddy Kolker PLPC (Louisiana)

Maddy Kolker (they/them) is a narrative therapist who collaborates with people to find autonomy over their life stories. Maddy implements mindfulness practices to facilitate clients in exploring, experiencing, and relating to such topics as grief, chronic pain, identity, and anxiety. More information about Maddy can be found here.

Maria Terneus, LCSW (Florida)

Maria Atkinson Terneus is a licensed clinical social work in the state of Florida who specializes in treating adolescents, teens and young adults. Her focus and training encompasses trauma recovery, self-esteem and body issues, anxiety and depression. With the utilization of person-centered care, Maria takes a holistic approach in treating the whole person not just a diagnosis. To contact Maria, email her at hello@beyondlimitspsychotherapy.com.

Canada

Colleen Collins, RP, CCC

I am a Registered Psychotherapist and Counsellor in Ontario, Canada. Growing up as a competitive figure skater, I learned of my scoliosis at the age of 12 and they wanted to operate right away. As a family, we decided to seek non-operative treatment and I continued to figure skate. Skip forward 15 + years I continue to be on the ice where I coach skating and I continue with my scoliosis exercises. I recognize the gap between scoliosis and mental health and I want to be there to help you navigate this experience. Click to learn more.

Anita Dianne Alexander PCD, RTCc

I was born and live in Vancouver B.C. Canada, where I practice online. I was diagnosed at 10 with scoliosis and wore a Milwaukee brace from 11 to 15. I Proactively informed my college, choosing scoliosis as my topic for presentations. Since the beginning of my journey, it has been my heart's longing to provide the support to my scoli tribe that I never had. I understand you. I can be contacted here.

Europe

ELISABETTA D’AGATA, PHD (ITALY/SPAIN)

Dr. Elisabetta D‘Agata is a clinical psychologist, researcher, specialist in the area of idiopathic scoliosis. She has published several manuscripts papers and has authored the book "Enjoy life with idiopathic scoliosis during adolescence: psychology for professionals of scoliosis." Her research interests are related to the application of the bio-psycho-social model in the treatment of the patients with scoliosis. Click to visit her website.

As a Reminder

All providers listed have completed the Scolios-us course, "Scoliosis Training for Mental Health Providers." Completion of this course does not necessarily indicate that they are better provider than those who are not listed. We urge you to ask specific questions regarding training and experience before seeking treatment from a provider. We are offering this list to help you in your search for a provider. Please remember that the final decision on a health care provider and treatment is yours alone. Scolios-us cannot take any responsibility for the actions, omissions or performance of these providers in the handling of your case.

By viewing this page, you acknowledge that you understand the above information.

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