PHONE: 316.358.7140 | FAX: 316.358.7713
PHONE: 316.358.7140 | FAX: 316.358.7713
Amanda holds a Master of Science degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Friends University and is licensed through the State of Kansas. Amanda utilizes careful assessment with a unique brain-based, strengths-based approach that offers hope and encouragement to people who are suffering, struggling, or just feeling stuck in a negative place.
Using a holistic, integrated practice, Amanda considers her client's physical, emotional, mental, spiritual, and relational well-being. Her approach has been described as compassionate as well as practical. Amanda has specific insight and training in working with relationship dynamics, parent-child difficulties, abuse, addiction treatment, transitions, depression and anxiety, trauma healing (EMDR trained), grief and loss, adolescent and college age challenges, shame, and guilt. Amanda enjoys working with adolescents, adults, couples, and families of all ages and stages.
Amanda also offers business consultation and coaching for therapists, counselors, or social workers looking to start or build their private practice.
Direct Phone: (316) 393-2447
Leelin has 20 years of experience as a therapist and sees a broad spectrum of clients of all backgrounds and ages. She received her undergraduate degree in Social Work from Wichita State University and her Master’s degree from the University of Kansas. Her diverse background includes medical home health, hospice, and child welfare. Among her areas of expertise are marriage & family therapy, substance abuse work: drug and alcohol, grief and loss, crisis management, sexual issues, abuse, and trauma. Leelin is a licensed hypnotherapist, and she is trained in EMDR and play therapy.
Leelin is passionate about her profession, and she is committed to fostering a connection with clients, while providing support and helping clients effectively navigate personal life challenges. Her therapeutic approach integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With trust, compassion, and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build upon their strengths and achieve personal growth.
Direct Phone: (316) 807-6196
Timothy graduated from Friends University with a Masters of Science Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. He is currently the Community Based Services Director at South Central Mental Health and has passionately served in the mental health field for over 18 years.
Timothy’s enthusiasm and experience in leadership provide him the aptitude to collaborate and empower clients in self exploration, and the energy to help them achieve their personal goals and ambitions.
Through supportive listening, he strives to build resilience and perseverance in each individual he encounters. His desire is to be a supportive guide through life’s challenges.
Timothy is trained in EMDR, Gottman Level I, Prepare and Enrich, Couples Communication, Fundamentals of Play Therapy and Fundamentals of Sand Tray. Timothy enjoys working with individuals, couples, and families struggling with a variety of difficulties. He is a married father of four beautiful and inspirational children.
Direct Phone: (620) 877-7186
Brooke is a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker who earned both her undergraduate and Masters Degree at
Wichita State University.
While Brooke works full-time as a therapist she is a married mother of 7 children in a successfully blended family. She has 21 years of experience working with communities, families, teens and youth. Her experience includes; owning and managing two childcare centers for 12 years, while contracting with the Kansas Department of Children and Families; providing community support services for behavior disorders such as psychosocial rehabilitation and attendant care; providing permanency services to families as a case manager by assisting families through the legal system; providing grief and trauma support; and providing group and individual therapy by utilizing several therapeutic methods. Patiently helping clients meet personal goals for themselves, their children and their families is her top priority. She strives to accomplish this by providing therapy to children, adolescents, adults & families in a setting they are most comfortable in.
Brooke provides in office and home-based therapy. She views clients in terms of their current goals and stressors, attachments and developmental stages as well as their experiences. Utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy, play therapy, faith-based therapy and a strength-based approach she is able to make every effort to meet the client's individual needs. She tailors a comprehensive treatment plan for each client and can collaborate with school staff, physicians, other mental health professionals and extended family if the need arises.
Direct Phone: (316) 650-1877
Shawn is a Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist, with over a decade of experience working in Community Mental Health. He also volunteers his time with community youth and families, working to serve individuals and their families across
South Central Kansas.
Upon completion of his internship with the PTSD clinic at Robert J. Dole VA Hospital, Shawn received his MS in Clinical Psychology from Emporia State University. Shawn continued his work in community mental health as a Licensed Master Level Psychologist (LMLP), continuing further supervision toward clinical level of licensure (LCP).
Shawn recognizes the intrinsic value of working with the public in a compassionate, calm, and empathetic manner. He is experienced with varied therapeutic strategies. Shawn's interests include Cognitive Behavior Therapy, anxiety spectrum disorders, anger management, stress regulation, and strategies in effective parenting.
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Carly Wills is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Carly completed her Master of Science in Family Therapy degree at Friends University. She has experience working as a therapist within the medical field and in Community Mental Health. This unique background gives Carly a helpful and hopeful approach to clients suffering from diverse struggles.
Carly is passionate about working with individuals, couples, and families in therapy and is trained in EMDR, Level I Gottman Method Couples Therapy, Couples Communication, Sand Tray, and Fundamentals of Play Therapy.
Carly is only accepting weekend, telehealth clients at this time.
Direct Phone: (316) 202-6004
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