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
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
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
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.
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.
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
Bryan Franklin, MACC, LPCA
Primary Focus: Conflict, Relationships, Marriage, Pre-Marital, Men's issues, interpersonal communication, intimacy, parenting, blended families, recovery from infidelity, grief and loss.
Additional: Career transitions, affair recovery, change management, anxiety
Ages: adolescents, 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
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