Donna Huber is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked in the mental health field for more than 20 years. She has worked in inpatient and outpatient psychiatric settings, social service agencies and at the University of Louisville Student Counseling Center, where she gained much experience with the college age population and the struggles they faced. She currently works with women struggling from depression, anxiety, OCD, PTSD, stress, grief and loss, and relationship difficulties.
For the past 8 years, she has been in private practice specializing in perinatal mood disorders (which includes pregnancy/postpartum depression, anxiety, OCD, as well as mothers making the transition into motherhood). She works with women struggling with PTSD resulting from a traumatic childbirth as well as women who have experienced perinatal loss and/or finding out their child will be born with a disability.
Donna decided to specialize in perinatal mental health after struggling with postpartum depression herself. She is devoted to helping other mothers who may feel overwhelmed, depressed and anxious at a time when they feel they should be joyful and excited about their new baby.
Donna has a Bachelor of Science in Social Work from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and Master of Science in Social Work from the University of Louisville. She became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in 2001. She has specific training in treating perinatal mood disorders from Postpartum International and has served as a member of Postpartum Support Kentuckiana which provides support and assistance to postpartum women. She is also a member of National Association of Perinatal Social Workers.
To schedule an appointment, please contact Donna at 502-550-7718.
Bonnie’s interest in lactation began as a student intern when she attended a breastfeeding class. After years of studying nutrition, she was intrigued by this first food (breast milk) and wondered why everyone wasn’t talking about it! Since then she has committed her career to families of childbearing years to promote, protect and support breastfeeding as normal infant feeding.
Bonnie has over 10 years of experience in nutrition, breastfeeding, and birth She is a Registered Dietitian (RD), International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and a trained birth doula through DONA. She was born and raised in Tennessee, was a long-time resident of Kentucky, lived out her dream in New York City with her husband and most recently lived and worked in Glacier National Park in Montana and traveled the U.S. on the ultimate road trip. Currently, she is proud to be back in the Commonwealth of Kentucky helping moms and babies in and around Louisville, Lexington and Southern Indiana. And most recently she has become a mother to Finley. He is her family’s greatest adventure!
Combining her work as a registered dietitian and lactation consultant, she is honored to provide nutrition and breastfeeding help for many families to support them in reaching their goals.
She offers lactation consultations both in-office or in the privacy of your own home. She also offers classes and workshops including:Prenatal Breastfeeding Classes, Weight Checks, Back to Work-Pump Class. Starting Solids Classes, Toddler Nutrition Classes and more.
To learn more about services or to schedule an appointment, please contact Bonnie at 270-202-9545 or Bonnie@bloomlouisville.com
Carol Ryan is a board certified holistic nurse specializing in creative wellness strategies to provide individualized integrative approaches in health. Her areas of expertise include stress management, relaxation techniques, pain management and health promotion.
Carol is certified to practice Integrative Imagery, Reiki, and Jin Shin Jyutsu. These integrative health techniques are safe and natural approaches to improve and restore balance to the clients she serves. She provides a unique partnership to help people reach optimal wellness and balance.
Carol is a graduate of the Beyond Ordinary Nursing program in Imagery. Using integrative imagery skills, she offers group and individual sessions to access inner resources for healing by using an interactive dialogue to explore thoughts, promote coping, and help clients reach individualized needs and promote healing. Carol uses mind-body techniques like Reiki, an ancient Japanese art, to promote healing through connecting with the body’s natural energies through her healing hands. She is also trained in the ancient art of Jin Shin Jyutsu to offer gentle touch to harmonize the life energy of the body through this relaxing practice to balance specific points to harmonize the flow to impact the body, mind and spirit. The art of this ancient healing therapy has been used for thousands of years to restore balance, to relieve stress, and to integrate into health practice for daily use and maintenance. Through these and other integrative approaches, Carol is able to help clients achieve optimal wellness and restoration to achieve goals. Carol offers a blend of many holistic modalities to manage stress, decrease pain, promote comfort, and restore balance for client’s optimal wellbeing and recovery.
To learn more about these wellness services or to schedule an appointment, please contact Carol at 502-298-3932 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Heather Hudson is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who has worked in a variety of settings including community mental health, private practice and a residential facility serving our veterans. These opportunities allowed Heather to assist clients with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, depression, trauma, substance abuse, parenting difficulties and self-esteem struggles.
Heather has earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of the Cumberlands. She has also obtained specific training in treating Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders. Additionally, Heather highly values continuous learning and constantly seeks to add to her knowledge base.
Combining her professional and personal experiences, Heather utilizes a strength-based approach individualized to each client. Her goal is to support and assist each person in identifying their strengths. These strengths can then be drawn upon as the client adjusts to the challenging life transition and addressing the current difficult situation. Heather also believes each person is an expert on themselves and that they are doing the best they can in the moment. Sometimes however, people can become stuck and need assistance in finding new perspectives or new skills. Using the strength-based individualized approach, Heather can assist others in finding those new perspectives and skills which will help the client reach the goals they’ve envisioned.
If you would like to schedule an appointment, please call 502-276-6403 or email Heather@BloomLouisville.com.
Jessica Nutt is a Marriage and Family Therapist Associate. She has had the privilege of working with individuals, couples, and family systems in a variety of settings such as foster care, community mental health, and private practice. Jessica believes there is great value in understanding and even integrating the client’s family system in the therapeutic process and feels this is especially important in her work with children and adolescents.
Jessica received her Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Campbellsville University. She has also received specialized training in trauma informed care, play therapy, as well as the Gottman Method for couples counseling. In addition, she has completed training to diagnose and treat pregnancy and postpartum mood disorders.
Jessica is passionate about helping individuals, couples, and families. She enjoys assisting her clients in overcoming obstacles, achieving their goals, and empowering them to meet new challenges with all the tools and resources they may need.
If you would like to schedule an appointment, please call 502-303-2449 or contact us here.
Bloom Counseling + Wellness Studio provides mental health and wellness services, with a specialty in preconception, pregnancy, postpartum and parenting support. Our services include counseling, parent coaching, lactation consultations, nutritional services, mom’s groups and workshops.
Bloom Counseling + Wellness Center is hiring for two positions on our team:
- A licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
- A licensed Psychotherapist (LMFT, LCSW, LPCC)
This is an independent contractor position in a private practice setting. We are seeking candidates to provide in-person and virtual sessions. Our ideal candidates will be experienced counselors who have a passion for working with women and couples struggling with issues related to maternal mental health. Candidate must have availability to see clients a minimum of 12 sessions per week including 2 evenings and/or Saturday or Sunday hours.
-A beautiful, furnished space
-Marketing for the practice
-The flexibility to create your own schedule
-Monthly group consultation
-A supportive, fun office environment
Knowledge and/or experience with perinatal mood disorders and infertility is a plus! This is an independent contractor position.
Education and Experience:
A masters or doctoral degree in a mental health-related field
Independently licensed (LMFT preferred but open to associate level) and willingness to become credentialed with commercial Humana insurance.
Willing to complete Postpartum Support International training (or equivalent) upon hire
Please send CV/resume and cover letter to Christy@bloomlouisville.com
Bloom Counseling + Wellness Studio embraces diversity and works to hire an inclusive array of qualified counselors without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate federal, state, or local law.