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Henegar / CBI Counseling Center Staff

Our staff includes licensed psychologists, marriage and family therapists, and professional counselors. With sound clinical skills and a compassionate manner, each is equipped to help others work through such issues of concern as: alcohol/substance abuse; anxiety; attention deficit/hyperactivity; career; co-dependency; depression; eating disorders; grief and loss; marriage and family; parenting; pervasive developmental disorders; self-esteem; sexual abuse/addiction.

 

Stephen P. Bradshaw, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist Health Service Provider. Georgia State University, M.Ed. University of Tennessee Knoxville, Ph.D. Bryan College, BA. Individual, marriage and family counseling, men’s and women’s issues. narcissism, trauma, depression and anxiety. Types of therapy approach used: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Age groups worked with: Late Teenagers with Parental involvement, Adults of all ages, Individual, Marriage and Family Therapy. Types of problems seen: Women and Men’s issues, depression, anxiety, anger, conflict resolution and communication in the marital dyad, narcissism, trauma, aging issues, meaning and purpose in life. Recent training in: Ethics, Compassion Fatigue, Trauma interventions, and Tapping skills.

Edward Doreau, M.A.

Aiming to be fully licensed in March 2013. Graduate degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Bachelors from Messiah College. Types of therapy approach used: Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Age groups worked with: Teens and adults. Types of problems seen: Addictions, conduct disorders, affective disorders, and PTSD. Recent training in: Trauma-Focussed CBT.

Jeff Eckert, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist & Clinical Social Worker. Psy.D., Wheaton College Graduate School; M.S.W., West Virginia University; B.A., Wheaton College. Types of therapy approach used: Interpersonal, EMDR treatment modalities. Age groups worked with: Ages 12 and up. Types of problems seen: Men’s issues, sexual orientation, sexual addiction, sexual abuse, trauma, marriage and family therapy, oppositional adolescents, addictions, conduct disorders, affective disorders, PTSD. Recent training in: EMDR.

Katherine A. Jonas, M.A.

Licensed Professional Counselor, Mental Health Service Provider. Child and adolescents, family counseling. MA (Master’s in Professional Counseling Specialization Child and Adolescent Therapy) at Richmont Graduate University. MAT (Master’s in the Art of Teaching) – Columbia International University. BA (History/Education) – King College. Types of therapy approach used: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Narrative/Developmental Play Therapy, Family Therapy and Parenting. Age groups worked with: Children: ages 4 to 12, Adolescents: ages 13 to 18, Adult Women, Parenting, Family. Types of problems seen: Childhood/ Adolescent issues: ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), Anxiety, Depression. Working on building skills in emotional recognition, emotional management, anger management, coping skills, social skills, problem solving. Family: Adjustment to Change, Parenting. Adult Women: Adjustment to Change. Adjustment to change, Grief/Loss, Peer problems, Communication, Grief/Loss/Change, Anxiety, Depression, Grief/Loss. Recent training in: Play Therapy workshop led by Liana Lowenstien author of: Paper Dolls and Paper Airplanes, Using Art in Therapy, Stepfamily Therapy and Enrichment led by Ron L. Deal.

William E. McGee, Ed.D.

Licensed Psychologist & Certified Professional Counselor. Graduate schooling at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Tennessee State University, Austin Peay State University. Undergraduate at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Types of therapy approach used: Primarily Behavioral and Cognitive-Behavioral. Age groups worked with: Children and Adolescents; Adults for psychological evaluation for ADHD and Learning Disabilities; Adults in shelters for trauma-related work. Types of problems seen: ADHD, Autism Spectrum, Behavior Problems, Adjustment Problems. Recent training in: Trauma work.

Tracy McKay, Ed. D.

Licensed Professional Counselor & Mental Health Service Provider. Wheaton College, M.A. in Clinical Psychology. Wake Forest University, B.A. with Double Major in Psychology and Religion. Types of therapy approach used: Tracy uses an eclectic approach, leaning heavily on Psychodynamic, Family Systems, and Gestalt Therapies, as well as specific trauma oriented therapies including Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and EMDR. Age groups worked with: Adolescents and adults. Types of problems seen: Depression; anxiety; self-esteem; women’s issues; grief and loss; PTSD; trauma, including emotional, physical, and sexual abuse; relationship issues in couples and families. Recent training in: Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Training for the Treatment of Trauma; EMDR.

Pauline B. McLemore, M.S., Ed.S.

Licensed Professional Counselor, Mental Health Service Provider. Georgia State University: M.S. Community Counseling, 1990; Ed.S. in the field of Community Counseling, 1994. Richmont Graduate University: Diploma in Christian Counseling, 1990. Converse College: B.A. Contemporary Humanities, 1971. Types of therapy approach used: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) – This is a research based theory which stresses how thinking affects feelings and behaviors. Internal Family Systems (IFS) – This is an experiential therapeutic approach enabling individuals to be better connected with themselves and develop Self-leadership skills. Soul Care – Although not a ‘clinical approach’, soul care utilizes Scripture to assist with spiritual discernment and is integrated with clinical approaches to facilitate growth and maturity. Age groups worked with: Adults from age 20 throughout the lifespan. Types of problems seen: Depression, Anxiety, Divorce Recovery, Life Transitions, Burn Out, and Spiritual Issues. Recent training in: Pauline is a Level II trained Internal Family Systems Therapist www.selfleadership.org.

Mark Rehm, Ed. D.

Licensed Professional Counselor, Mental Health Service Provider. Richmont Graduate University. University of Wisconsin – Stout. Types of therapy approach used: Eclectic Style – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy. Age groups worked with: Adolescents, Young Adults, Young Marriages or Pre-Marital. Types of problems seen: Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Poor Self-Esteem, Adolescent Behavior Problems, Adolescent-Parent Interaction Problems, College Preparation, Career Direction, Vocational Testing, Life Coaching. Recent training in: Holographic Memory Resolution for Trauma, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy for Emotional Regulation.

Timothy A. Sisemore, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist. Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, and M.A., Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary. M.S., Clinical Psychology, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Types of therapy approach used: My work generally starts with cognitive behavioral therapy and incorporates aspects of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy as appropriate. These focus on the relationship of our thinking to our feelings and how often problems in this relationship hinder our pursuing the goals we value most in life. Age groups worked with: Clients of all ages with anxiety disorders or OCD; predominantly children and adolescents with other disorders. Types of problems seen: Anxiety disorders and OCD, especially with religious obsessions. Children’s behavioral and emotional problems. Recent training in: Acceptance and commitment therapy; emotion-focused therapy

Erica Skidmore, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist. Depression, Anxiety, Learning Disability and ADHD Assessment, Child Behavioral Issues, Autism Spectrum Disorders. Fuller Theological Seminary, School of Psychology. Pasadena, CA. Cumberland University. Lebanon, TN. Types of therapy approach used: Cognitive-Behavioral; Dialectical Behavior Therapy; Psychodynamic. Age groups worked with: 4 years and up – Adult. Types of problems seen: ADHD, depression, Bipolar Disorder, personality disorders, behavior problems, anxiety, Autism Spectrum Disorders, parenting issues. Recent training in: Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Floortime (DIR Model for ASDs).

M. Gaye Stone, Ph.D.

Licensed Marital and Family Therapist & AAMFT Approved Supervisor. University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, M.S.; University of Tennessee – Knoxville, Ph.D. University of Florida. Types of therapy approach used: An integration of Intergenerational Family Systems Therapy informed by psychodynamic processes and attachment theory; Narrative Therapy; CBT; and Solution-Focused Therapy. Age groups worked with: Individual adults, couples, families. Types of problems seen: Couple and family relationship issues; life transition issues; depression and anxiety; trauma, including emotional, physical, and sexual abuse; grief and loss; parenting and parent-child relationships; divorce recovery and stepfamily issues; relationship enhancement; and spiritual development. Recent training in: Trauma Treatment.

Ryan Thompson, PsyD, Licensed Psychologist

Child and adult psychological assessment, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, individual therapy for adults, children, and adolescents, cognitive remediation for attention problems

Tabi Upton, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor, Mental Health Service Provider. www.tabiupton.com. Individual counseling, adolescents, children and family spiritual issues, mood disorders, singles, abuse.Meaghan Warnock, M.A.P.C. Colorado Christian University, MA Professional Counseling. Colorado Christian University. Types of therapy approach used: Solution focused, CBT spectrum, holistic. Age groups worked with: 16-70s. Types of problems seen: Depression, Anxiety, Abuse, Divorce, Loss, Adjustment. Recent training in: Depression, Anxiety, Abuse, Divorce, Loss, Adjustment

(Willie) Bo Walker, LCSW, DCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Diplomate in Clinical Social Work (DCSW), Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW). Graduate School: University of Tennessee – Knoxville. Undergraduate School: Warren Wilson College. Types of therapy approach used: Primarily Cognitive Behavioral, employing solution-focused and motivational interviewing techniques as appropriate. I strive to be culturally competent and respectful of clients’ core values. Age groups worked with: Adolescents (16 and older) and adults. Types of problems seen: Individual, family & couples therapy; relationship issues; anxiety & depression, anger & stress management, spiritual issues, EAP. Some experience in A&D but not licensed or certified in this area. Recent training in: Social Work Ethics, Motivational Interviewing, other non-clinical social work topics.

Meaghan C. Warnock, M.A., TLPC

TLPC-MHSP. Graduate School(s): Richmont Graduate University, M.A. in Professional Counseling. Lee University, B.A. in Psychology. Types of therapy approach used: Psychodynamic psychotherapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, ARC model for treating traumatized youth. Age groups worked with: Adolescents ages 12-18, College-aged, and Adult. Types of problems seen: Sexual problems in couples and individuals; issues of sexual identity; inappropriate sexual behavior in adolescents and adults; histories of sexual abuse, physical abuse, emotional abuse, and neglect; impulse control; personality disorders; interpersonal difficulties; depression; anxiety; women’s issues; self-harm; low self-esteem. Recent training in: Sex Therapy; Treatment of Complex Trauma in Children, Adolescents, and Adults; Dialectical Behavioral Therapy; Treatment of Sexually Abusive Youth.

Jama L. White, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist, Health Service Provider & Licensed Professional Counselor. Doctor of Psychology, Masters of Psychology. Rosemead School of Psychology, Biola University. East Tennessee State University, B.S. in Nursing. Types of therapy approach used: My approach to therapy considers the effect of past relationships and experiences on present situations. Age groups worked with: Adolescents and adults of all ages. Types of problems seen: Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Spiritual Concerns, Missionary and Member Care Concerns, Relationship Problems. Recent training in: Trauma.

Yohunnah Woods-Moton, M.A.

Licensed Professional Counselor & Mental Health Service Provider. Richmont Graduate University, Chattanooga, TN, MA degree, Professional Counseling, Child and Adolescent Specialization. Austin Peay State University- Clarksville, TN, BS degree, Health. Types of therapy approach used: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Motivational Enhancement Therapy, Hypnotherapy. Age groups worked with: ages 3 1/2 to adult. Types of problems seen: Behavioral issues, addiction, anxiety, depression, domestic violence. Recent training in: Hypnotherapy.

 


Richmont Community Counseling Center

The Richmont Community Counseling Center offers low-fee services for families and individuals who cannot afford the traditional cost of counseling and do not have adequate insurance to cover mental health services. We work with individuals, couples, and families, in addition to offering workshops and/or ongoing therapy groups out in the community as requested.

Director: Michelle Shelley, M.A. LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Individual, marriage and family counseling, child and adolescent counseling, trauma and abuse issues, community trainings. Specializations: Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT).

Anaely (Ani) Hernandez Johnson, M.A. MFT

Marriage and Family Therapy. Individual, adult and adolescent counseling, marriage and family counseling, group counseling, cross-cultural counseling, and trauma and abuse issues. Specializations: Christian sex therapy, bilingual counseling services for Latinos, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy  (PCIT).

Specialized services for children and adolescents:

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT): research-based treatment for children age 4-18 who are struggling with emotional and/or behavioral symptoms due to either a recent traumatic event or a history of relational trauma or abuse.

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT): research-based treatment for children and primary caregiver(s) focused on decreasing child behavioral symptoms and strengthening parent-child relationship.  PCIT is effective for children age 2-7 and involves weekly parent training & coaching by a specially trained clinician.

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