Kristi is an EMDR Trained & Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 15 years of experience in the counseling field. Kristi has worked with individuals, couples, families, and groups dealing with a variety of issues. While Kristi has experience in private practice, past and present, she also has worked in a hospital crisis unit and emergency departments assessing those dealing with everything from psychosis and drug abuse to depression and anxiety for immediate care. Kristi’s research during her graduate program was focused on geriatric depression and program development to address this issue and she has been published in this area.
Kristi is a married mother of 2 and has a passion for working with couples and families. In addition, Kristi has experience working well with: anxiety, depression, child/adolescent behavioral issues, bereavement/grief, phase of life issues, anger issues, abuse issues, communication issues, relationship conflict, parenting issues, and domestic violence.
Kristi Turner, MA, LMHC
Stacey Morrison, MSW, LCSW
Stacey is an EMDR Trained & Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 16 years experience in the mental health field. She has worked with clients of all ages and backgrounds dealing with a variety of different issues. Having started out in Community Mental Health and doing individual and family therapy, she has also worked in the hospital setting doing crisis mental health assessments in a psychiatric emergency room and seeing patients in a supportive role on the inpatient medical floors for consultation. Stacey has also worked in a Domestic Violence shelter providing supportive counseling and education for women and their children during times of crisis.
Stacey enjoys working with people to help navigate the best course of treatment and road to health and happiness. She believes that those struggling with depression, anxiety, family conflict, parenting stress, grief, and chronic mental illness have the ability to develop coping strategies to live a happy, healthy, productive life.
Michelle has her Master’s in Professional Counseling from Liberty University and currently holds her license for mental health counseling (LMHC). Michelle has worked in the community mental health field and private practice over the past couple years and enjoys working with older teens and individual adults. Michelle is a member of AACC (American Association of Christian Counselors), EMDRIA (EMDR International Association), AMHCA (American Mental Health Counselors Association) and is a National Certified Counselor (NCC). Michelle is also a Certified First Responder Counselor (CFRC). Michelle has worked in public safety, as an officer and as a dispatcher, for a combined 20 years. Her passions lay with working with first responders and helping those who have suffered trauma over a period of time or those who have experienced a single traumatic event. Experiencing trauma (not just military personnel and first responders) can lead to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) if not processed in a healthy manner. Michelle is EMDR trained and can help process those traumatic memories in a healthy manner, relieving some of the pain, so those suffering can move forward in life. She has been working in the mental health field for several years and focuses on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) along with EMDR. Michelle is married and has four children, ages 15-21 years old. She is very busy with her kids’ activities but knows the importance of staying on top of things and wants to be of service to those who need assistance in advocating for themselves
Michelle Furgason, LMHC
Kaywin Lawrence, LCSW
Kaywin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 10 years of experience in the Mental Health field working with children, adolescents, families, and adults dealing with a variety of issues. She received her Bachelor's of Science Degree from IUPUI in Psychology and her Masters Degree in Social Work from The University of Southern Indiana. Kaywin has experience working with trauma, abuse, sexually maladaptive youth, bereavement/grief, anger, communication issues, anxiety, depression, and psychosis.
Kaywin is a former elementary school therapist who finds value in using a comprehensive approach to mental health care. She is trained in exploring and acknowledging biological, psychological, and social factors along with their complex interactions to best understand and treat each individual client's needs.
Her counseling approach stems from a variety of theories including Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral (TF-CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Play Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, and EFT. Kaywin also enjoys incorporating expressive arts, yoga, and sound healing into sessions. While working together, you can trust that you will be heard, accepted, challenged, and encouraged!
Zach is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 8 years of experience in the counseling field. He has worked with individuals and groups dealing with a variety of issues from handling everyday stressors to tackling emotional dysregulation and impulsive behavior. Zach has worked in both community and outpatient settings, assessing and treating numerous mental health diagnoses and has a particular passion for working with the LGBTQ+ community. He prides himself on being a sex-positive therapist.
Zach identifies as gay (pronouns: he/him/his) and enjoys working with both individuals and couples. His approach is primarily based on increasing mindfulness in order to promote clear-thinking, self-focus, and achievement of well-defined personal goals. In his practice, Zach has found that mindfulness is the perfect stepping stone for exploring issues related to anxiety, depression, grief, anger, sexual wellness, and even relationship issues.
Zachary Reed, MSW, LCSW
Leslie Malkemus, LMHC, LMFTA
Leslie is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy Associate with over eight years of experience in the counseling field. Leslie has worked with individuals, couples, families, and groups in a variety of settings. Leslie began her career helping incarcerated clients and their families navigate through the complex corrections system while addressing mental health, addiction, and relationship issues. Leslie has also previously worked with children and their families involved in the foster care system, tackling issues such as trauma and abuse, behavior management, anxiety, depression, substance use, grief and loss, ADHD, parenting, and adjustment. Leslie has a passion for addressing both personal and interpersonal issues like communication, conflict resolution, boundaries, changing intergenerational cycles, emotion management, trust, and forgiveness. Leslie seeks to collaborate with clients on finding the capacity to enact positive changes in their lives, break patterns that are no longer functional, increase self-knowledge, and develop healthier relationships with self and others.
I view the counseling relationship as a safe place to promote growth through life’s challenges. I use a holistic approach, including mind and body, to help others live a healthy and more meaningful life. I have clinical experience working with individuals and groups in community organizations, colleges, schools, and churches. I am passionate about working with relationship issues, teenage struggles, depression, trauma, self exploration, anxiety and stress, as well as faith and spirituality issues. I am trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing(EMDR) and use this treatment to assist my clients in addressing issues of trauma and related issues. For those hoping to jumpstart their healing journey, EMDR intensives are also available in addition to weekly hour long sessions.
Connor Thomas, MA, LMHC
Nancy Homan, LSW
Nancy is a Licensed Social Worker with a master’s degree from Indiana University- Purdue University, Indianapolis. She has experience working with clients of all ages in private practice. Nancy is also a former elementary school teacher, who brings an expertise in working with children and adolescents, helping them build self-esteem and confidence in their own individuality.
With a strong background in childhood and adolescents, Nancy works closely with parents and children in areas of behavioral management, anxiety, OCD, depression, and performance anxiety in academics, sports, and other extra-curricular activities. Nancy also meets with adults and couples, using a cognitive behavioral and strengths-based approach with all clients to help them reach their individual goals and grow toward a happy and balanced life.
Jordan is a Licensed Social Worker with over 4 years of experience in the mental health field. She is passionate about coming alongside people to provide comfort and support during difficult times in life. Jordan has experience working with individuals, families, couples and groups dealing with a variety of issues. She has worked with people who have experienced depression, anxiety, relationship issues, troubles with boundaries, life transitions, difficulties with self-esteem, domestic violence, substance abuse and PTSD. Jordan has a specific passion to help women heal from traumatic life experiences.
Jordan is married and recently became a mother to a beautiful daughter. She believes in a person-centered and strengths-based approach to therapy. Jordan is trained in CPT (Cognitive Processing Therapy) for PTSD, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. Jordan is a member of the NACSW (North American Association of Christians in Social Work). She strives to create a safe environment for clients where they can feel empowered and understood. Jordan believes in the power of instilling hope even in life’s most difficult circumstances.
Jordan Fonseca, MSW, LCSW
Kayla Medaris, LMHCA
My goal as a trauma-informed counselor is to provide a safe environment for my clients to tell their story, process their trauma, and to just be. I want to walk alongside adult clients as they take steps toward healing, growth, and resilience. As a counselor, I believe in an integrative approach to therapy where I include client-centered, trauma-informed, and holistic treatment interventions to find the best approach for each client. This means fostering a compassionate, adaptable,
explorative, and open space while considering the whole person in the process. I strive to help clients regain autonomy in their lives that trauma may have taken away. I also enjoy working with people who have experienced a wide variety of grief and loss. Some losses may be the death of loved ones, while other loss may include the loss of a dream, the loss of safety as a result of trauma, or the lack of the parent you always needed, but never had. All of these losses involve grieving and rediscovery of self.
Clients, with the guidance of a counselor, can work on reconnecting with themselves and the
world around them. Together, we can work toward exploring your experiences in a safe,
comfortable manner and help guide you to healing.