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Avalon Espinoza, MSW, LISW-S is an Ohio Licensed Independent Social Worker who provides psychotherapy for adults, adolescents and children with expertise in issues related to depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, LGBTQ+, self-esteem, stress management, life limiting & chronic medical conditions and life transitions.
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We all have the capacity for growth, change & happiness.

Avalon is dedicated to developing a strong therapeutic relationship with clients with a life-affirming focus. She provides empathy, respect, and compassion in a non-judgmental, safe environment. Her unconditional positive regard, warmth, and creativity help clients feel safe and comfortable in the therapeutic process. Her approach empowers clients to make lasting changes in their lives and to increase feelings of self-esteem and self-worth. Avalon uses an integrated approach based on the client’s individual needs. She incorporates CBT, developmental theory, body awareness, mindfulness, psychodynamic and insight-oriented practices in her work. She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) and Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She also has expertise in restorative practices including breath awareness, body awareness and essential oils—all evidence-based strategies used to reduce anxiety, depression and stress and increase feelings of well-being. “I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become” - Carl Jung
Avalon Espinoza, MSW, LISW-S
Clinical Social Worker/Therapist


  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Caregiver Issues
  • Codependency
  • College Mental Health
  • Coping Skills
  • Gender Identity
  • PTSD
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress
  • Chronic and Life Limiting Illness
  • Fears/Phobias
  • Grief


  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Breathwork
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Exposure Response Prevention (ERP)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Mindfulness
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Psychotherapy
  • Trauma Focused

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Optum
  • Ohio Health Group-Ohio Healthy | Optima
  • Ohio State University Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • United Behavioral Health


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Worthington, OH 43085-2238

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Worthington, OH 43085-2238