Angela Overholt, MSW, LSW
Staff Therapist


Angela Overholt, MSW, LSW, RYT is a licensed social worker and a certified yoga teacher. She received her Bachelor of Art’s Degree from Southern Illinois University and completed her graduate degree in social work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Angela’s previous clinical experience includes individual, group, and family therapy in a range of settings, including residential, outpatient, and independent living facilities. Prior to joining Ascend she worked for the University of Illinois at their employee assistance program providing short-term counseling and crisis services for university employees and their families.

Angela works from a holistic framework, blending evidence-based therapy with Eastern practices such as yoga, meditation, and mindfulness. Her style of therapy is focused on helping the individuals she works with to develop a deep trust in their body and inner voice, in order to help them be more engaged and connected to their lives. 

Through this lens she helps her clients explore body image, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, and relational difficulties. Angela provides individual  psychotherapy, group therapy and Intensive Outpatient Program services. Additionally she leads a weekly Mindfulness-Based Yoga Group and is lead clinician of Family Group for our Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP). for adolescents and adults.

 Angela is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the Illinois Society for Clinical Social Work (ISCSW) and a registered member of Yoga Alliance.

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