Areas of Treatment

Our therapists cover a broad range of issues. For individuals we have specialists in anxiety, depression, relationships, self-esteem, spirituality, assessment, addictions, grief, coping skills, child and teen issues, etc. For couples, parents and families we offer help with marriage, parenting, conflict, childhood behavioral issues, school concerns, pre-marital, sexuality, etc. 

Below are listed areas of expertise for each therapist (in alphabetical order). The lists are not exhaustive and if you have a concern not listed please contact us for more information.

Jennifer Parsons, MA, LMFT

Primary Focus: Family, Depression, Anxiety, Grief, Adoption, Spiritual struggles, parenting, search for authenticity, Cross-cultural issues, identity, emotional safety, life transitions

Additional: Failure to Launch, Aging, Trauma, Isolation

Ages: 3+

 

Alicia Collins, MS, LMFT

Primary Focus: Marital and relationship conflict by developing emotional understanding and bonding after long-standing disagreements. Also pre-marital, communication issues, separation, divorce, grief/loss, extending family conflicts, chronic illness, abuse, trauma, anxiety and depression.

Additional: Advanced training in Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples and AAMFT Clinical Supervisor.

Ages: Adults and adolescent teen girls

Kristina Franklin, MACC, LPC, LMFT

Primary Focus: marriage, communication, relationships, affair recovery, pre-marital, conflict, spiritual, anxiety, OCD, panic, anger, miscarriage/loss, grief, self-esteem.

Additional: parenting, military and law enforcement families

Ages: adults

Cheryl Johnson, MA, LMFT

Primary Focus: marriage, remarriage, parenting, pre-marital, relationships, conflict, spiritual, anxiety, anger, depression, bipolar, grief, self-esteem

Additional: childhood behavior, sexual concerns, adoption, health concerns, personality, eating disorders.

Ages: teens and adults

Chad Kraska, PsyD, Psychologist

Primary Focus: Psychological Testing and Assessment, ADHD Evaluations for Children, Adolescents and Adults; Autism Spectrum Disorder Evaluations; Learning Disorder Evaluations; School Readiness Evaluations; Comprehensive Evaluations assessing cognitive, academic, social/emotional, attentional, and adaptive functioning.

Additional: Anxiety Disorders; Autism Spectrum Disorder; ADHD and executive functioning; Major Depression/Dysthymia; Bipolar Disorder

Ages: children, teens and adults

Patti McMillan, MEd, LPC

Primary focus: child behavior, anxiety, OCD, panic, separation anxiety, social anxiety, depression, adoption, parenting, bipolar, spiritual, self-esteem, learning disabilities, ADHD, grief

Additional: trauma, sexual, relationships, health concerns, personality disorder, eating disorder

Ages: child, teen, adult women

Linda McGrew, MA, LPC

Primary Focus: spiritual, anxiety, marriage, women's issues, depression, bipolar, pre-marital, relationships, health concerns, grief, self-esteem

Additional: anger, parenting, personality disorder, eating disorder

Ages: adult

Mike Prasse, MA, LPC

Primary Focus: marriage, anxiety and phobias, OCD, abuse and trauma recovery - PTSD, ADHD, anger, relationships, pre-marital, spiritual, parenting, men's issues, recovery from infidelity and personality disorders including narcissism.

Additional: addiction, depression, self-esteem, health concerns, bipolar, sexual or sexuality issues, sleep problems

Ages: teens and adults

Chris McCarthy, PhD, LPC

Primary Focus: Children (all forms of anxiety and depression, behavioral and parenting issues), teens and young adults (behavioral, social, parenting, depression and anxiety), marriage (all issues), individuals with anxiety and depression, spiritual growth, parenting and men's issues. 

Additional: Gender confusion, sexual abuse recovery (male and female), mid-life crisis

Ages: children (6+), teens and adults

David Russ, PhD, Psychologist

Primary Focus: Severe Anxiety (OCD, panic, social, separation, general, phobias, emetophobia, PTSD, school), and related spiritual issues

Additional: trichotillomania (hair pulling), body dysmorphic disorder, dermatillomania (skin picking), tics

Ages: children 6+, teens and adults

Steven Clemons, Jr., MAMFC, LMFT, LPC

Primary Focus: life-transitions, career exploration and transitions,  anxiety, depression, anger, self-image, spiritual issues, grief and loss, co-dependency, and trauma.

Additional: Men's and Women's issues, transition to adulthood,  couples, EMDR.

Ages: Adolescents 12+, adults, couples, families.

Michelle Tolison, MS, LPC, RPT

Primary Focus: Children, adolescents, young adults, ADHD, Aspergers, self-harm, trauma, parenting support, social and life skills development.

Additional: Registered Play Therapist

Ages: 18 Months+

Michael Bollin, MA, LPCA

Primary Focus: anxiety, developmental trauma, adjustment problems with major life events, spiritual issues, depression, lack of motivation, self-esteem, marital, anger, confusion about how to move forward.

Additional: pre-marital, grief, addiction, health & wellness issues, identity issues

Ages: children 8+, adolescents, adults (males & females), couples, and families

Michelle Martin Hurlbert, MACC, LPC

Primary Focus: Anxiety, Depression, crisis management, grief and loss, Spiritual concerns, relationships, intimacy, sexual and physical abuse, trauma and infertility. 

Additional: 

Ages: adolescents, adults, couples and families

Barbara Givens, MA, LMFT

Primary Focus: pre marital, marital and affair recovery. Communication and constructive conflict, identity development through life transitions.

Additional: Spiritual identity and growth, self forgiveness and forgiving others, aging, depression, anxiety

Ages: Adults, couples and families

Kate Leggett, MA, LPC

Primary Focus: anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, spirituality, relationships, sexual addiction, and behavioral problems. parenting. 

Additional: pre-marital, self-esteem

Ages: children 4+, adolescents, adults, and families

Donna Kanipe, MACC, LMFT
 
Primary Focus: Marriage restoration, rebuilding marital closeness & emotional safety, pre-marital, separation, divorce care, blended family, parenting, conflict, trauma, abuse, anxiety, depression, grief, self-esteem, spiritual issues, self-harming adolescents
 
Additional: Life adjustment after major medical issues or life altering accidents
 
Ages: teens (13+), adults

Amanda Cherry, MA, LPC, LCAS, NCC

Primary Focus: addiction, women’s issues, self-esteem, consultation for parents with children abusing drugs or alcohol, communication issues, conflict resolution, life transitions, crisis management and spiritual issues.

Additional: pre and early marriage, intimacy issues, health concerns, dietary wellness, depression, anxiety

Ages: Adults 

Alisha Hill, MACC, LMFTA

Primary Focus: Marriage counseling with focus on renewed bond and closeness, pre-marital, affair recovery, conflict, Parenting for pre-teens and adolescents. Women's issues, anxiety, depression, spiritual, anger, life transitions, grief/loss.

Ages: Children (12+), adolescents, adults