Hannah Simionides, MSW, LISW
Hannah comes to Renew with over 10 years of Social Work experience working in non-profit, government, and international sectors. She has worked with people from a variety of diverse backgrounds, including refugees and survivors of human trafficking. It is her honor to journey alongside courageous individuals, families, and communities as they seek healing and restoration.
Hannah has always had passion for justice and empowering others to live whole and healthy lives. She values supporting and cheering on those around her and is a driven advocate. She believes every person deserves access to high quality mental health services and should feel welcome and safe getting help. Being invited into someone’s story is a privilege, and Hannah is encouraged by the willingness of her clients to try new or hard things in order to grow. She loves the field of Social Work and believes this background gives her a unique and creative perspective in counseling.
Hannah enjoys photography, baking, running, and traveling. She is a big fan of Akron and its people. She met her husband in college and they have two boys.
Site Location: Akron, Ohio (In person and Telehealth)
Years in Practice: 6
Clinical Interests: Transitions/Life Adjustments, Self-Esteem, Trauma, Grief/Loss, Abuse, Mood Disorders, Burnout and Secondary Trauma, Refugee and Immigrant Experiences, Missionaries/“Third Culture Kids”, and Mental Health Support for other Helping Professions
Populations Served: Adults
Clinical Trainings: EMDR Level 1 and 2, Trauma, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectal Behavioral Therapy, Crisis Intervention, Motivational Interviewing