You don't have to hold it all alone.
You deserve support. We're here for you.
We invite you to show up right where you are.
You're doing great at being a human.
We're here to support you around what feels hard right now.
We can help if you're an individual experiencing or struggling with:
- Body acceptance
- Relationship stress
- LGBTQ+ and identity Issues
- Work or career stress
- Motherhood and postpartum
- Emerging adult experiences
- Adult family conflict
- Life transitions
- People pleasing
We are not a fit if you're looking for help with:
- Couples counseling
- Anger management
- Prescribing or managing medications
We'll match you with a therapist.
All you have to do is reach out.
If you feel like we just get you (where you are, what you're feeling, the kind of support you need), we're excited to talk with you! We offer both virtual (telehealth) and in-person therapy sessions, and we can usually schedule a first session for new clients within three weeks.
Here are the two simple steps for finding support:
Send us your details. Fill out the form below. Within a few minutes, you'll receive an automated email welcoming you. Within 1 business day, you'll get a call.
Talk to our therapist connector / matchmaker. Talk to our Client Advocate. Kristen will answer all your questions (yes, you can ask her about insurance) and ask a few of her own. When you're ready, she'll recommend a therapist just for you. Kristen is a thoughtful listener, knows all of our practitioners' specialties and personalities well, and has a great track record for pairing clients with therapists they love! Of course, if you have your eye on someone specific, let her know and she can check their availability.
Now you can breathe a sigh of relief. You've found someone who can help! Hopefully that person is one of our therapists. But if not, Kristen will offer you some other names and/or resources to check out. We're here to support you.
Sonya Slater, PsyD Payómkawish/Luiseño · she/her
- "I am here to help you listen to the parts of yourself that may be hard for you to hear."
- stressed-out moms
- balancing self/others
- learning boundaries
- life transitions
- People Pleasing
For as long as I can remember people have fascinated me-their perceptions, coping strategies, and ways of engaging the world. What makes someone resilient and steadfast in their true self? What stories do we hide out of shame or fear? How do those things get in the way of living an authentic life? The answers to these questions are the things that define each of us so uniquely, and it is a privilege to help those I work with uncover them.
The most amazing part of my job is watching moments of transformation. People share their most personal stories in my office, and because of that, I witness their vulnerability and truest selves. It's not enough for me to simply listen-I aim to really hear their experiences and the meaning placed on these defining moments. Being able to provide compassion and a sense of connection is the reason why this work is so meaningful to me. I strive to create space for all my clients to be authentically themselves, and I'm committed to showing up genuinely myself to each and every one of my sessions.
When starting True North Counseling, I wanted to establish a place where vulnerability and honesty were honored and where compassion and curiosity were keys to the therapeutic process. Those are the values this practice has been built on, and that's what you can expect from your time here.
Dr. Slater is a licensed psychologist in Ohio; and is able to provide telehealth services under the Authority to Practice Interjurisdictional Telepsychology (APIT), granted by the PSYPACT Commission to practice telehealth to clients in over 33 states.
Kelly Callahan, LISW-S she/her
- "I'm both honored and humbled to play a part in so many people's journeys towards improved health, happiness, and peace. It's a privilege to be trusted to walk alongside people on their paths to something better."
- self esteem
- family of origin issues
- work/life balance
- food/body image
- Body Image
- Disordered Eating
I've been told that when I was as young as five or six, I'd invite my friends over and ask them to get comfortable while I picked up a pencil, pad of paper, and said encouragingly, "Now tell me what's bothering you... "It appears that on some level I've always known that this is what I am called to do.
One of my biggest goals for new clients is to immediately create a safe and supportive environment, encouraging open and honest dialogue. I'm happy at how often I hear clients express their surprise at their level of comfort and readiness to open up so quickly. I believe that most people don't seek out therapy just to hear themselves talk, and so I take more collaborative and directive approaches to treatment-exploring new skills, coping mechanisms, and ways of both looking at and responding to stressful situations in your life. I genuinely want to hear what you think and how you feel, and I want you to leave each session knowing you have been offered practical tools that can help make a difference in your day-to-day life.
Sarah Gabric, LPCC-S she/her
- "I trust in the therapeutic process. I trust that we're all growing and becoming ever more authentic expressions of ourselves-that this is, in fact, life's prime directive."
- adult children working through difficult childhoods
- life transitions
- work/life balance
- Adult family conflict
I became a clinical counselor over 15 years ago because I wanted to participate in walking the path of personal evolution alongside my clients. I love the "Ah-ha!" moments when someone sees themselves clearly with expanded insight and compassion.
I bring curiosity, integrity, and a desire for connection to each of my client sessions. I want to understand what you think, what you've experienced, what you value, and how you feel. Our time together provides a space to explore and experiment with perspectives. You are fascinating, complex, and nuanced-I want to understand what it's like to be you!
As a gardener, beekeeper, and lover of nature, I appreciate the ways in which development and growth are in some respects governed by a predictable pace while in others nurtured by our efforts at enrichment. I think of the therapeutic relationship as an ideal, intentional environment focused wholly on supporting you in this process.
Mallory Smith, LPCC she/her
- "It takes courage to start the process of self-exploration, but I believe that you'll discover that you're more self-compassionate, empowered, and resilient than you imagine."
- life transitions
- relationship issues
- adults working through difficult childhoods
- People pleasing
My whole life I've been described as a listener, observer, and curious person. I've always been driven to see the whole picture and understand what drives a person to be who they are-their values, history, goals, and relationships. I found that I could use these strengths to help others feel truly seen and understood. For this reason, counseling has always been more than just a job to me, and it's why I bring my whole self to every session.
Authenticity and genuine connection are a part of what makes therapy work. We all have a need to feel understood and connected. It is my hope that in my office you'll feel no need for pretense or fear of judgement. My goal is for our sessions to be the place where you can feel free to be your truest self-whether you're feeling like a mess, a work in progress, or your best self. Regardless, I will be ready to meet you as you are.
During our time together, we will explore the things that you may choose to hide from the rest of the world, but we will also celebrate your successes. It's my privilege to be the person that you trust to hold space for your pain, to witness your journey, and to walk alongside you as you grow.
Meredith Crislip, LPCC she/her
- "There are so few spaces we're able to show up and reveal our true selves. I'm honored to provide room for pain and sadness as well as embracing laughter and celebration."
- perinatal mental health
- transition into parenthood
- conflict with romantic/family/friend relationships
Starting my career as a middle and high school educator, my classroom quickly became a safe environment for my students to share their stressors, struggles, and growth with me. I have always been described by others as someone who helps people feel heard and known. Those combined experiences led me to become a counselor. I am passionate about creating that same safe space for my clients who can show up fully and reveal the things they keep hidden from others.
During each session with my clients, I show up as my genuine self. I value honesty, transparency, and connection in the therapeutic process. I have seen the healing that can come from feeling seen, heard, and understood.
The many roles and experiences I have had in my life have impacted and enhanced the way I engage with my clients. Perinatal mental health is especially close to my heart, as is supporting mothers and families in family planning, pregnancy, the postpartum period and beyond.
Kristen Mosier, Office Manager and Client Advocate she/her
- "My goal is to provide fundamental administrative support to both our clients and therapists-allowing each to focus on the significant work they're doing together."
I believe in the power of counseling to facilitate transformation. I love to read memoirs and listen to certain podcasts because I'm inspired by people's stories and the way they overcome challenges. I've always appreciated the opportunity to interact with and learn from others who have the courage to open themselves up to the healing process.
I was drawn to this practice because of its unique and authentic environment. I appreciate that my job here invites me to show up as my whole self, integrating my strengths in operations with my values of connection and service. I am committed to assisting our clients and therapists by ensuring that our office runs smoothly and efficiently.