Our Counselors

Our therapists use a variety of treatment methods during therapy in order to equip our clients with ways to overcome their current difficulties..

Douglas McCracken

Douglas McCracken

CEO, LPC

Area of focus: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for ailments including but not limited to addiction and mood disorders.  He sees adolescents, adults, and couples.  If requested, Douglas will provide religious based counseling. 

Rebecca Cottle-Makhene

Rebecca Cottle-Makhene

LPC, RPT-S

Ages: 6-adult Areas of focus: Trauma, attachment, divorce/separation, anxiety, depression, play therapy

Shirley DeRosa

Shirley DeRosa

MA, NCC

Resident Counselor
Ages: 6-Adults
Areas of Focus:Depression, anxiety, self-esteem, behavioral and emotional issues, adjustment, trauma, couples and family therapy. Therapy in Spanish/Terapia en Español

Lisa Lowe

Lisa Lowe

MS, Licensed Professional Counselor

Ages: 13-Adult

Areas of Focus: 

Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Adjustment, Grief, Co-Parenting, Family Therapy.  

Samantha Long

Samantha Long

MA, NCC

 Resident in Counseling
Ages: 4-Adults
Areas of Focus: Adjustment (Emotional and Behavioral), Anger, Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Individual and Family, and Play Therapy

Liz Cheney

Liz Cheney

Resident in Counseling MA, NCC

Ages: 8 – adult Areas of focus: anxiety and depression, relationship issues, self-esteem, communication and conflict resolution.  Christian counseling upon request

Madiha Khurshid

Madiha Khurshid

MS, Resident in Counseling

Ages:8- Elderly

Areas of Focus:

Anxiety, Depression, Substance Abuse and Addiction, Trauma, Grief, Self-esteem, Self-harm, Coping skills, Social and Communication skills, Anger Management, Familial Conflicts, and Obsessive-Compulsions.”

 

Robert Nuenke

Robert Nuenke

Resident in Counseling

Ages: 4- adult

Areas of Focus: Military stressors, Suicidal behavior, Anxiety, Depression, Family relationships, Children of divorce, and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  Christian counseling available upon request.

Qanta Qureshi

Qanta Qureshi

M.Ed. QMHP-A Resident in Counseling

Ages: 4-14

Areas of Focus:

 Anxiety, Trauma, coping skills, self-harm, Emotional and behavioral adjustments,self esteem, Grief, Autism

Michelle Tjader

Michelle Tjader

Resident in Counseling

Ages: 4 – Adult
Area of Focus: Anxiety, depression, behavior modification, social skills, family relationships, and marriage counseling

Stephen Hyland

Stephen Hyland

Resident in Counseling

Ages: 6 to adult

Areas of Focus:Depression, anxiety, self-esteem, adjustment and life transitions, stress management, behavioral and emotional issues, self-harm.  Christian counseling offered upon request.

 

Madeleine Mueller

Madeleine Mueller

Resident in Counseling

Ages: 10 and up

Area of Focus:

depression, anxiety, trauma, life transitions, communication/relationship issues, emotional disturbance, self-harm

Clinical Approaches: Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Mindfulness-Based (MCBT), Solution-Focused, Trauma-Focused, Play Therapy, Psychotherapy, Family Systems; Christian counseling offered upon request.

Parnia Samimi

Parnia Samimi

Resident in Counseling

Ages: 6- Elderly

Areas of Focus:

Anxiety, Depression, OCD, Substance Abuse and Addiction, Trauma, Self-esteem, Self-harm, Coping skills, Social and Communication Skills, Anger Management, communication/relationship, and eating disorders, Group Therapy.

Therapy in English and Farsi Language. 

 

 

Izzie Moreno-King

Izzie Moreno-King

Resident in Counseling, MA, NCC

Ages: 4-adults

Areas of Focus:

Anxiety, depression, self-esteem, children of divorce, grief, trauma, coping skills, emotional literacy, peer/family relationship issues, adjustment

Approaches/techniques: play therapy, CBT, ACT, Person-Centered

 

Eunmee Johnson

Eunmee Johnson

Counseling intern

Ages:

Areas of Focus:

 

Sung Hwang

Sung Hwang

Counseling intern

Ages:

Areas of Focus:

 

Melissa Brooks

Melissa Brooks

Counseling intern

Ages:

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