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craig pelka

Craig Pelka, MSW, LSW, LCACA

Social Worker & Addictions Counselor


Indy Office

Therapy with Craig

Seeking support for yourself can be a challenging and exciting move. I view therapy as a way to focus, heal, and grow in areas that meaningfully impact you and your relationships. Therapy can provide perspective and get you unstuck from patterns no longer serving you and your path.


I work with youth and adults on navigating individual, relational, and environmental experiences including anxiety and panic, mood and depression, sex and sexuality, behavioral patterns and addiction, self and identity, boundaries and expectations, and couple/poly and family relationships. I especially enjoy collaborating with LGBTQIA+ identified/exploring/expanding/allied clients. 


Utilizing my training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), a flexible and evidence-based practice, we can personalize your therapy and tag in complementary approaches best attuned to you and your strengths.

Fun Info 

  • My partner and I live with two spunky pups and a small backyard flock of chickens (named after Buffy characters). 

  • Nature walks, music, creativity, gardening, spirituality, antiquing around Indy, animals, thinking about being a future black cat owner, and coffee bring me joy.

  • Alum of U of Illinois (2009, 2011) and IU (2022).  

  • My therapist has a therapist.

Insurance & Out of Pocket

Craig takes the following insurances:

  • Traditional Medicaid

  • Anthem Medicaid

  • United Healthcare Medicaid

  • Caresource Medicaid

  • MDwise

  • MHS

Self-Pay or Out of Pocket fees are determined by annual household income​ and number of dependents on that income. 

What Clients Say

Craig goes above and beyond any mental health provider I've ever had. Checking in between appointments and sending resources related to our sessions. He's flexible with his schedule and understanding when things comes up on my end. I am so grateful to have him as my provider!
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