About Insight Therapeutic Services

We are passionate about helping individuals, couples, and families thrive by providing customized counseling, classes, and therapeutic care. 

Insight is a mental health practice in Birmingham, Alabama dedicated to providing clients with comprehensive and tailored care to overcome obstacles and enhance their lives. Our experienced team is committed to offering an affordable, accessible, and effective way for clients to feel and live their best. 

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Meet the Team

Our counselors are caring licensed professionals who are dedicated to providing the highest standard of care. All hold specializations to serve your specific needs. Our team is a whole is united by one mission - provide comprehensive and tailored care to help you thrive.

Victoria Frazier, LICSW, PIP

Counselor

Certifications: 
Family Trauma, Trauma-focused therapies

Areas of focus:
child, adolescent, young adult trauma, anxiety, mood disorders

Provides: 
individual and family counseling, animal and equine-assisted therapy, parenting classes to divorced parents, and individual therapy for children of divorce

Angela Hayes, MS, LPC, NCC

Counselor

Certifications: 
Couples and Family counseling

Areas of focus:
adult clients with anxiety and mood disorders with a focus in relationship counseling 

Provides: 
couplesfamily, and animal-assisted therapy

Garrett Irby, LPC

Counselor

Certifications: 
CSAT Sexual and Addictions therapy, Prepare-Enrich Relationship counseling, EMDR

Areas of focus:
PTSD, addictions and sexual issues, relationship counseling 

Provides: 
Individual and relationship counseling, EMDR

Melissa Scott, LPC, RYT

Counselor and Yoga Instructor

Melissa takes a client-centered, mindfulness-based approach to help clients move toward overall health and wellness.

Areas of focus:
adolescent and adult clients with eating disorders, anxiety, mood disorders, and trauma backgrounds, as well as LGBTQ clients and their families

Provides: 
individual and therapeutic yoga classes to adolescents and adults

Ariel Baillargeon, MSW

Equine Professional

Ariel is a Master's level Social Worker with a long standing history of working with horses and training in Equine-Assisted Therapy.  She's worked in both inpatient mental health and outpatient therapy, as well as led parenting classes through Shelby County DHR. She runs an Equestrian barn in Montevallo.

Lauren Byrd, LPC

Lauren has an extensive history of working with addictions, trauma, and mood disorders in an inpatient and outpatient setting

Areas of focus:
Adults and adolescents struggling with mood disorders, interpersonal issues, addictions, and stress management.

Provides: 
Individual therapy to adolescents and adults

Katie Reed

Katie has an extensive history working with addictions, trauma and anxiety disorders in an inpatient and outpatient setting

Areas of focus:
Adults living with anxiety, shame, body image issues, and substance abuse

Provides: 
Individual therapy for adults

Ally Belcher, LPC

Ally has a history of inpatient and outpatient experience with child, adolescent, and adult patients. She has extensive history with adolescents with trauma, mood disorders, anxiety, and severe mental illness and their families. She enjoys utilizing art therapy techniques with clients.

Areas of focus:
Adolescents and adults working through trauma or abuse, mood disorders and anxiety.

Provides: 
Individual therapy for adolescent and adult patients. Art therapy.