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Tracy is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC-S) and Co- Owner of ClearView Counseling Services, Inc.  She is a designated supervising counselor, allowing her to supervise counselors- in- training.  Tracy obtained her Master’s degree from Xavier University in Cincinnati and her Bachelor’s degree from Bradley University in Illinois.  Tracy was awarded the Mayerson Award for Community Service to the Greater Cincinnati area in 1997, was initiated into the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society in 1998, and has been a member of the Chi Sigma Iota Professional Honor Society since 2004. She has been a member of the ACA and AMHCA since 2004.

Tracy has experience working with children, adolescents, families, and adults.  Her main areas of interest and experience include: severe behavior problems, crisis support, developmental disabilities, ADHD, anger management, depression, grief, trauma, abuse, anxiety, low self- esteem, divorce, and parenting skills/education.  Tracy utilizes: cognitive behavior therapy, talk therapy, supportive therapy, family systems theory, love and logic parenting theory, art therapy, play therapy, and dialectical behavior therapy in her work. 

Prior to private practice, Tracy provided intensive case management to severely mentally ill adults and those with MRDD.  She worked with substance abuse and the homeless population, provided intensive home- based therapy in Cincinnati’s most impoverished communities, did school- based counseling, and managed and provided therapy within a partial hospitalization program in an alternative behavior school.  Tracy frequented the courts and hospitals offering intensive treatment and education.  She is passionate about learning, teaching, and helping others find their way.  Tracy believes in meeting the client where s/he is, identifying those strengths and utilizing them in treatment with a personalized, creative approach.  Tracy combines her experience, knowledge, and warmth with an evidence based, goal- oriented approach.  She is passionate about the process of change and honors her clients’ stories.

REVIEWS

Tracy has a very unique style in her counseling. She uses great resources to help you in your journey to better quality of life. She gave me handouts to use in between sessions so I could continue my work. She was able to find the best style that would work for me. She is very knowledgeable and genuinely wants to help you be the best you can be.

Tricia - Lawrenceburg, IN

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Tracy worked with my teen daughter and our experience was excellent. My daughter felt comfortable sharing with Tracy beginning with their very first appointment. Tracy is very empathetic, comforting, and easy to talk with. When my daughter was in a DBT program, Tracy was her individual therapist and helped her hone her DBT skills. Tracy also saw her for CBT therapy, and my daughter feels she benefited greatly from their sessions together. We are both very pleased with the competent and compassionate care she received and would highly recommend her.

Linda – Sep 16, 2019

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I've been seeing Tracy for almost five years and have nothing but good things to say about her. Tracy is fantastic if you are looking for a DBT trained therapist who can give you actual practical tools/coping skills. But even more than that, I have always felt listened to and respected by Tracy. She's been with me through the most difficult times in my life and was constantly giving me GENUINE support. I've never felt judged by Tracy, and I think that is SO important when it comes to finding the right therapist for you! I HIGHLY recommend Tracy as she has been one of the most stable and consistent supports for my mental health.

Anonymous -   Sep 14, 2019
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Tracy is an excellent counselor. We have worked together for 4.5 years. Her training in Dialectal Behavior Therapy has been super helpful to me. She listens well, asks questions, & offers suggestions when I need them. She is very kind, caring, & empathetic! I highly recommend her.

Melissa M -  Sep 14, 2019

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Tracy has helped me grow as a person and has given me many light bulbs moments involving how to think in a way that is healthier and empowering. A pivotal moment in my life was reaching out to ask for help when I had reached many roadblocks in my life and didn’t know how to handle them myself. She has given me many tools to use and apply to get to where I am now and I am and forever will be grateful.


Anonymous - Sep 13, 2019

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I have seen many clinicians over the years and been disappointed due to not feeling engaged in treatment and a lack of reciprocal interaction. I appreciate the treatment I have received from Tracy because it is based in empirical research and presented with warmth and genuineness. Tracy has provided me with many tools that I will be able to take with me into the years to come. I am happy to refer her to my co-workers, friends, and neighbors. While my goals have been met in therapy, I would certainly return to her if needed.

Layla – Sep 12, 2019
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I really loved my work with Tracy Mert! She is so thoughtful, insightful, and empathic, but she also has many helpful resources so it is not just chit chat. She also has a calming voice. I enjoyed the visualization, mindfulness, and handouts. I like a therapist that has a plan, skills to share, and resources available. Tracy was all of these things! I recommend her to my co- workers and friends. Thank you, Tracy, for helping me through some of my hardest times.

Cindy – Sep 12, 2019