KURSTIE BEVELHYMER-RANGEL, LSW
Kurstie Bevelhymer-Rangel, MSW, LSW (she/her/hers) is passionate about providing inclusive and culturally sensitive care to individuals of all backgrounds, with a focus in serving individuals in the LBGTQ+ community as well as individuals within Native and Indigenous communities. She works with all individuals who are experiencing difficult life transitions, anxiety, depression, trauma, and substance-use.
Kurstie received her Bachelor of Arts with Research Distinction in Psychology and her Masters in Social Work from The Ohio State University. She began her career as a trauma social worker at Grant Medical Center where she worked with Victims of Crime and patients who were actively in crisis and experiencing mental health and substance use-related issues. As she transitioned out of her role as a trauma social worker, she began working with clients in private practice and providing in-depth education on self-care to her clients as well as other professionals.
Kurstie’s therapeutic style incorporates evidence-based practices and mindfulness-based interventions with a holistic framework focusing on a person’s strengths and lifestyle to find an individualized approach to therapy. She firmly believes that therapy is a collaborative process where the client is the expert on their journey in life. She strives to foster a strong therapeutic relationship with her clients while providing them with a safe, affirming, and trauma-informed environment where they are able to work through their experiences and find their ideal life balance.
Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board License #: S.1904118
Supervised by Jess Homan LISW-S (I.1501274-SUPV)