Meet the Midtown East Team
Mechelle Turner, LMHC (License #9940)
Mechelle Turner a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, is a relationally-focused, trauma-informed therapist. She deeply appreciates the diversity of the human experience and how that shapes one’s identity. She integrates holistic care including mind-body connection, with a multifaceted approach consisting of mindfulness, insight-oriented psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT).
Her collaborative approach focuses on unearthing the root-cause of current emotional distress and gives a voice to the internal pain that has been unmanaged. She is passionate about helping others find their individual truths while establishing interpersonal autonomy and self-advocacy. Her clinical expertise includes utilizing a multicultural framework for treating individuals who have depression, anxiety, panic, biracial/interracial issues, cultural identity issues, complex trauma, PTSD, bereavement, self-esteem, life-transitions, work-life balance, partner-relational problems, and family conflict. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Intercultural Studies from the University of Northwestern-Saint Paul. Shortly after, she obtained her Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree from Wheaton College.
anxiety, depression, grief, lifetrans, adhd, careercounsel, relfamtherapy, organization, lgbtq, selfesteem, sleep, spirit, cope, trauma, ptsd, psychodynamic, mindfulness, gestalt
Jessica Steinmetz, LMHC (License #9938)
Jessica Steinmetz, LMHC is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor with a Gambling Specialty Designation. She has worked with various populations, ranging from children to elders. Jessica has extensive training and experience helping individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, traumas/post-traumatic stress, substance use and gambling addictions, and other mental health challenges. Jessica strongly focuses on the biopsychosocial factors as they relate to the individual’s health and wellness. She uses modalities such as cognitive behavioral therapy, rational emotive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and supportive psychotherapy.
Jessica received her Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, and continued her education to obtain a certification in the substance use domain.
anxiety, depression, lifetrans, lifecoach, spirit, cope, trauma, ptsd, couplescounsel, organization, selfesteem, adhd, relfamtherapy, substanceaddict, angermgmt, grief, cbt, dbt, rebt, mindfulness, gestalt, person
Michael Glaz, LMHC (License #10208)
Michael Glaz, LMHC is passionate about helping his clients create meaningful and lasting changes. Michael has a warm, reassuring, and genuine demeanor that promote a strong therapeutic alliance. He specializes in the treatment of addiction and related mental health issues and has experience with anxiety, depression, spirituality and self-esteem, among others. Michael takes a highly empathic and interpersonal approach to therapy and integrate many techniques from the psychodynamic, behavioral, existential, and spiritual traditions. He strives to work collaboratively with each client by tailoring treatment that is suitable to their needs. Michael is skilled at increasing positive outcomes by implementing individualized strategies culled from a variety of empirically supported treatment modalities.
anxiety, depression, substanceaddict, angermgmt, phobias, grief, lifetrans, adhd, careercounsel, relfamtherapy, couplescounsel, organization, selfesteem, sleep, lifecoach, spirit, parent, cope, trauma, ptsd