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Samantha Marvels, CCHt

Samantha is a board certified (IBH) clinical hypnotherapist specializing in women’s health, reproductive journey, and major life transitions. She practices Integral Hypnotherapy – a holistic and collaborative form of hypnotherapy, combining traditional hypnotherapy with elements from other therapeutic disciplines such as somatic practices, mindfulness, neuro linguistic programming (NLP), and relational strengthening tools from authentic relating.

With over 12 years of coaching female entrepreneurs and 5 years in birth work, Samantha is committed to supporting women to create radical transformation to design a life of joy and clarity. Some insurances may cover sessions.

Jamie Kreiter, LCSW, PMH-C

Jamie is a licensed clinical social worker, certified perinatal mental health clinician, and the founder of Nurture Therapy. She provides in-person therapy services throughout Chicago, Illinois, while also providing online therapy services to individuals in Connecticut, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, and Tennessee.

Jamie’s areas of focus include perinatal anxiety and depression, postpartum OCD, birth trauma, and transitioning to motherhood. Passionate about maternal mental health, Jamie supports women at any point in their family building journey. She is equipped with experience and training to assist you in feeling like yourself again. She understands all that comes with pregnancy, postpartum, and parenting, and welcomes you to connect to discuss available treatment options.

Stephanie Adams, LCPC, PMH-C

Stephanie is a licensed clinical professional counselor and certified perinatal mental health clinician at Nurture Therapy, in pursuit of being a certified mental performance coach. She provides in-person therapy services in Tennessee, and online services in Illinois and Tennessee. Stephanie’s areas of focus include birth coaching, perinatal anxiety and depression, stress management, performance anxiety, and generalized anxiety and OCD.

She will utilize sport and health psychology tools and principles to assist your preparation for child birth, as well as the postpartum transitional period. With expertise in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy (EX/RP), Stephanie will help you build skills and overcome fears so you can thrive with the new addition to your family.

Ashley Williams, LSW

Ashley is a licensed social worker at Nurture Therapy, providing online therapy services throughout Illinois. Her areas of focus include high risk/medically complicated pregnancy, life transitions, perinatal mental health, anxiety, depression, and trauma.

Ashley is a reliable source who will use various strategies and tools to empower you through the transitions of parenthood, and life as a whole. With trauma-informed work, she will work with you to address past traumas so you can navigate and enjoy the birthing and early parenting journey as your best possible self.

Stefanie Bonnell, LCSW

Stefanie is a licensed clinical social worker at Nurture Therapy, and in pursuit of completing her certification in perinatal mental health. Stefanie provides online therapy services throughout Illinois and fertility consultations nationwide. Her areas of focus include fertility challenges and coaching, perinatal anxiety and depression, medically high-risk/NICU, transitioning to motherhood grief/loss, and ambiguous loss.

Stefanie creates a safe, conversational, and collaborative environment for her clients. She taps into her many tools and strategies, along with wisdom from her own journey of creating a family, to help families cope with life transitions and the toll of infertility treatment. Stepfanie is honored to be alongside your journey and support through challenging times.

Melissa Bachelder, LCSW, PMH-C

Melissa is a licensed clinical worker at Nurture Therapy, with a certification in perinatal mental health. She provides online therapy services throughout Illinois. Melissa’s areas of focus include transitioning to motherhood, perinatal anxiety and depression, pregnancy loss, grief/loss, high-risk pregnancies, birth trauma, chronic illness, and life transitions/stressors.

As she experienced a traumatic birth herself, Melissa provides compassionate support through what she knows can be a lonely and scary experience. She is passionate about helping women feel empowered, heard, and respected as they overcome stressors and transition into motherhood.

Sophia Biesanz, LCSW, PMH-C

Sophia is a licensed clinical therapist and certified perinatal mental health specialist at Nurture Therapy, providing online therapy services throughout Illinois. Her areas of focus include perinatal anxiety and depression, postpartum OCD, birth trauma, and transitioning to motherhood.

Sophia empowers her clients to understand that what they are feeling is common and treatable. The transitional period to motherhood can cause anxiety, stress, and overwhelm. Sophia is highly trained in effective and evidence-based therapies, which allows her to create an individualized treatment plan that will allow you to begin feeling like yourself again.

Jessica Carlos, LCSW

Jessica is a bilingual Spanish-speaking licensed clinical social worker at Nurture Therapy, providing online therapy services throughout Illinois. Her areas of focus include perinatal anxiety and depression, transitioning to motherhood, life transitions/stressors, gender-based violence, trauma, cultural-sensitivity, couples support, LGBTQIA+.

Jessica is a trauma-informed therapist passionate about empowering women with the tools to work through all that may come with the transition to motherhood. Her extensive experience and empathy create a safe space for clients to feel heard and respected. Jessica looks forward to learning how she can support you on your journey!

Jenny Chappell, LCPC

Jenny is a licensed mental health counselor at Nurture Therapy, providing online therapy services throughout Indiana and Tennessee. Her areas of focus include perinatal anxiety and depression, birth trauma, postpartum OCD, transitioning to motherhood, life transitions/stressors, and anxiety.

Jenny has specialized training in perinatal mental health, and personal experience with birth trauma and loss. This equips her to guide clients through their vulnerabilities, to emotional healing and transition. Jenny recognizes that motherhood can result in a range of emotions and stressors, and she will empower her clients to embrace the journey and regain their sense of self.

Mattie Cox, LCSW

Mattie is a licensed mental health counselor at Nurture Therapy, providing online therapy services throughout Illinois. Her areas of focus include perinatal anxiety and depression, birth trauma, grief/loss, chronic illness, high-risk medical/NICU, and individuals/parents who live with a disability.

The importance of perinatal mental health was highlighted when Mattie worked in the NICU and various pediatric settings. She understands that the each journey to parenthood is unique, and can include medical complications and unexpected emotions.

Mattie identifies as disabled, and a mom, which has translated to inclusive, empathetic, and informed care. She looks forward to guiding her clients through their healing journey.

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