Welcome to

The Azalea Institute

Your  Mental Health Service and Professional Advancement  Provider

The Azalea Institute provides mental health and wellness services. Our clinicians specialize in treating a variety of presenting concerns, such as complex trauma, PTSD, relationship stress, family strain, depression, anxiety among others. Each clinician is trained in EMDR and uses an affirming, trauma-informed, and multicultural lens. We offer services ranging from individual, family, relationship and group counseling to training and consulting services. We also provide professional development opportunities for clinicians, including consulting, supervision, CEU trainings and workshops (EMDR, LPC, MFT, & SW).

*We are currently offering telehealth and limited in office sessions.* 

Your well-being is our ultimate concern. 

Contact Us!

2795 Front Street. Suite A,

Cuyahoga Falls, Oh, 44221

 info@azaleainstitute.com | (330) 510-4900

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*The office is located in the back of the building along the boarding facing the Cuyahoga River.

Counseling Services

Exceeding Expectations One Client  at a Time

Your well-being is our ultimate concern. Whether you’re an individual, a couple or a family looking for help – we will provide personalized therapy sessions to assist in the healing process as well as provide valuable tools to cope with life’s obstacles. As  committed, professional Mental Health Service Providers, your well-being and mental strength is our number one priority. We are happy to guide you through all of life’s challenges with the attention and care you deserve. 

Session Rates & Payments

Checklist

We Accept:

Self Pay Rates:

  • Aetna

  • Ambetter from Buckeye Health Plan

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Beacon Health Strategies

  • Caresource 

  • Cigna

  • Humana Inc.

  • Medical Mutual

  • Molina

  • Mutual Health Services

  • Ohio Medicaid

  • Paramount Care

  • SummaCare Health Plan

  • Tricare East

  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan

  • United Healthcare/Optum

Initial Assessment: $165

Session: $135

*If your insurance is not listed, you’re uninsured, or if the self pay rates are out of   your budget, we may still be able to provide counseling services to you at a sliding scale rate. Contact us today and see what we can do for you.

Meet Our Therapists

Individual (adult, adolescent, & child), Couples, & Family Counseling Sessions

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Megan Miranda Ph.D
IMFT-S, LPCC-S

Pronouns: She/Her
Practice Owner & Supervisor

Dr. Megan Miranda received her doctoral degree from The University of Akron in Counselor Education and Supervision with a specialty in Marriage and Family Therapy.  She has years of experience working with couples, families and individuals ranging from early childhood through late adulthood on a variety of presenting concerns. She specializes in treating trauma. She is a certified EMDR therapy and EMDRIA Approved EMDR consultant. Megan also has a passion for assisting those she works with to gain self-compassion through understanding the neurobiological impact of trauma on mood and behaviors. 

 

She is a seasoned educator and has taught several Master’s-level Counseling courses as an adjunct faculty member at The University of Akron. 

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Elizabeth is a graduate from the University of Akron with a Doctorate of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision with a Marriage and Family Therapy focus. She is a licensed Independent Marriage and Family Therapist and Professional Clinical Counselor. Elizabeth has experience working with couples, families and individuals on a variety of presenting concerns, including: depression, anxiety, trauma, communication, sexuality, maternal depression, and parenting among others. She specializes in treating trauma using EMDR therapy.    

Elizabeth Molla Ph.D., LPCC-S, IMFT-S
Pronouns: She/Her
Supervisor

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Laura is a graduate of The University of Akron with a Master’s of Arts in Education in Marriage and Family Therapy. Laura has experience working with adolescents, individuals, couples and families. She is trained in EMDR and can assist with a variety of presenting concerns including, anxiety, trauma, depression, domestic violence, LGBTQ+ concerns, anger management and relationship issues. 

Laura DelSignore, M.A.Ed, LPCC-S, IMFT
Pronouns: She/Her

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Shawn Burton, Ph.D., LPC
Pronouns: He/Him

Shawn is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Ohio who has been in the mental health field since 1998. Shawn graduated from Kent State University's Counselor Education and Supervision program with a Doctorate in Philosophy. He is also an adjunct instructor at John Carroll University and Youngstown State University. Shawn is LGBQ and Trans affirmative and an advocate of multiculturalism. He is trained in EMDR. He works with teenagers from 14-19, college students, and adults on an array of personal, clinical, and career related issues, such as: anxiety, depression, academic and career issues, gender identity and sexuality issues, etc. He feels counseling is a personal and powerful tool that can be used to help you on your journey through life.

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Lindsey is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Marriage and Family Therapist. She earned her master’s degree from The University of Akron’s Marriage and Family Therapy program. She has experience working with couples, families, adolescents and individuals, covering an array of topics including depression, anxiety, trauma, family conflict, marital conflict, and co-parenting. Additional training includes EMDR, working with families of youth with problem sexual behaviors using Multisystemic Therapy.

Lindsey Simons, MA,
LPCC, MFT

Pronouns: She/Her

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Anthony is a graduate of Kent State University with a Master’s of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Anthony has had many years of experience working with children and adolescents and adults. Anthony is trained in EMDR, DBT, LGBTQ+ inclusion, Adventure Therapy and Structured Sensory Interventions for Traumatized Children, Adolescents and Parents. Anthony is able to assist with a variety of concerns including: trauma, anxiety, depression, parenting, adoption and fostering, grief and loss, and gender identity.

Anthony DelSignore 
M.Ed., LPC
Pronouns: He/Him

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Andrea is a graduate from Case Western Reserve University with a Master of Science in Social Administration.  She is a Licensed Independent Social Worker and Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor. Andrea has experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families.  Andrea specializes in treating trauma and is trained in EMDR Therapy and can assist with a variety of presenting concerns including, anxiety, trauma, depression, and substance use concerns. Andrea has training in various evidence-based practices and expressive arts therapies, including dance and yoga interventions.

Andrea Lisowski, MSSA, LISW, LICDC
Pronouns: She/Her

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Nikita Escobar
M.A.Ed, LPC
Pronouns: She/Her

Nikita specializes in couples therapy and has her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family therapy from the University of Akron. She works with teenagers, couples and individuals using a trauma-informed approach from a systems lens. She is trained in EMDR. Nikita works together with clients to create stable boundaries, rebuild self-esteem and reflect on challenging moments. She uses a collaborative approach to create a respectful and safe environment as you proceed on your unique journey to healing. When she works with couples, she helps them remember why they chose one another, identifies specific areas they want to improve, and rebuilds trust and intimacy.

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Ryan Steedly
M.A.Ed, LPCC
Pronouns: She/Her

Ryan is a graduate from Malone University with a Master of Arts in Education. She is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. Ryan has experience working with children, adolescence, and adults. Ryan specializes in adolescence, trauma, eating disorders, self-injury, and can assist with a variety of presenting concerns including depression, anxiety, trauma, behavioral issues, and eating disorders. Ryan is trained in EMDR, CBT, DBT, Art Therapy, and Client Centered Therapy. Ryan also enjoys utilizing yoga and taekwondo to connect with body work and process trauma.

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Shawna Stillwell, 
M.A., IMFT
Pronouns: She/Her

Shawna is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She earned her MA in Marriage and Family Therapy from Northcentral University. Shawna is a member of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation and Shawna's clinical experience has consisted of working with children, adults, and families with complex childhood trauma, early childhood and family issues, Dissociative Identity Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, depression, and anxiety. She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma-Informed Care, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Nurturing Parenting. Shawna utilizes a client-centered, collaborative approach to therapy, infusing Internal Family Systems, Structural, Bowenian, CBT, mindfulness, and solution-focused theories. Shawna views therapy as a journey together toward greater self-intimacy and self-awareness.

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Jazmyn has graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelor's of Science in Human Development & Family Studies with a concentration in Case Management, as well as a Bachelor's of Art in Psychology. She is currently a counselor in training and is working on her Masters of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Jazmyn has experience working with families, adolescents, and adults on a variety of presenting concerns. Jazmyn has experience working with depression, anxiety, trauma, and interpersonal communications. She has training in EMDR.

Jazmyn Fowler 
B.S., CT 
Pronouns: She/Her

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Angela Hawes
M.A.Ed, LPC 
Pronouns: She/Her

Angie is a Licensed Professional Counselor specializing in couples therapy. She has her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from the University of Akron. Fusing Gottman techniques with EFT principles, Angie works with couples to help them identify negative patterns and break out of destructive cycles, especially focusing on communication blocks. Angie also works with individuals and adolescents on a variety of concerns including depression, anxiety, grief/loss, and feeling overwhelmed. She uses Mindfulness, Solution Focused, and CBT techniques and is also able to incorporate faith-based principles, per client request. She is completing EMDR training in order to more effectively work with clients on trauma.

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Noel Scanlon
B.A., CT
Pronouns: She/Her

Noel graduated from Cleveland State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, where she collaborated on research regarding sexual education, LGBTQ+ issues, and adolescent trauma. She’s currently a licensed counseling intern finishing her Masters of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Cleveland State University. Noel has experience working with adolescents and adults on a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, PTSD and trauma, intimacy and sexual concerns, and relationship or communication concerns.

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Holly Keller
B.A., CT
Pronouns: She/Her

Holly graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Conflict Management. She is currently a counselor in training and is working on her Masters of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Holly has experience working with young adults with a variety of concerns, including anxiety, depression, and trauma. She also has experience working as a helpline specialist on a 24/7 crisis helpline. Holly is currently participating in EMDR therapy training.

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Heather Perry
B.A., CT
Pronouns: She/Her

Heather is a clinical intern from the University of Akron graduating with a Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. Heather specializes in couple's therapy, but also works with families and individuals. With a strong foundation in systems theory and integrating techniques from Gottman and CBT, Heather works with couples and families to help them identify negative patterns, improve communication, and physical and emotional connection. Heather also works with individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, PTSD and other mental health concerns. Heather has completed part 1 of EMDR to further help individuals struggling with trauma.

Contact Us!

2795 Front Street. Suite A,

Cuyahoga Falls, Oh, 44221

 info@azaleainstitute.com | (330) 510-4900

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*Entrance to the office is located in the back of the building facing the Cuyahoga River.