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Meet The Team

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Melinda Rader, MS, LPC-S

In-Person | Virtual Sessions

Individual | Couple | Group Counseling All Ages

EMDR | Sexual Trauma | Grief Trained

I've been a counselor for over 25 years and still feel amazed and honored that I get to walk with people on their journey, and get to see them grow stronger and become their best selves. 

I use techniques such as experiential therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy, to help you move through limitations and create understanding of where you have been and where you want to go. I also have been trained in EMDR therapy to work through traumatic memories and deeply rooted negative beliefs. 

I believe each individual can heal and grow once understanding can be found in a compassionate, non judgmental setting that I work to create in my practice.

I enjoy caring for all ages and frequently provide both marriage and family counseling. 

Another part of my practice is teaching and supervising Associate Licensed Counselors during their journey to become fully licensed counselors. 

Megan Turner, MS, LPC, NCC

In-Person | Virtual Sessions

Individual Counseling Ages 19+

EMDR Trained

Counseling can be vulnerable, uncomfortable, and challenging – yet amazingly awarding. 

 

Let's say it how it is – life can be hard, unbalanced, complicated, confusing, and messy. 

 

 

I use a compassionate, straightforward approach – mixed with humor and empowerment to help you crush this thing called life! It's important to me to provide an accepting, unbiased, and safe space for you to authentically explore.

 

Allow me to be alongside you while working to achieve balance in your life.

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Rachel Morrison, MS, LPC, NCC

In-Person | Virtual Sessions

Individual | Couple | Family Counseling

Ages 19+

EMDR | Trauma Trained

Do you find yourself facing roadblocks in your life or relationships? Are you finding it difficult to heal or grow from pain associated with the past?

 

I am here to help you navigate the challenges of your life, while walking alongside you on your unique path to self-acceptance and authenticity by empathy and acceptance from me.

 

My approach to therapy is interactive, conversational, and explorational. I provide a safe and calming atmosphere to help you comfortably engage in self-exploration, growth, and taking steps toward healing.

Samantha Farmer, MA, LPC

In-Person | Virtual Sessions

Individual Counseling Ages 6+

EMDR | Substance Abuse Trained

As a counselor, my goal is to help you find total health in your life with a holistic approach. I believe your emotional, mental, and spiritual health are equally important components of your total health.

 

I provide a safe space to increase comfort in exploring emotions and finding motivation to grow.

 

I utilize a variety of therapeutic modalities including: EMDR, cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness-based, and solution-focused therapy. 

 

It would be my honor to be part of your journey to healing.

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Jenny Thurber, MS, LPC

In-Person | Virtual Sessions

Ages 13+

EMDR | CBT Trained

Every person has an inherent need to feel seen, heard, and understood. When these critical needs aren't met, it's common for coping mechanisms that are both ineffective and self-destructive to take shape, which can then lead to feelings of frustration, isolation, and a sense of being "stuck." Whether your negative feelings manifest themselves as anxiety, depression, impulsive behaviors, addiction, or the inability to connect with others, navigating these struggles alone can be overwhelming. No matter how helpless you may feel, it's important to know that you're not alone. 

It is my privilege to assist clients in identifying and challenging the thoughts and behaviors that are blocking them off from becoming their true selves. By creating a safe, comforting environment where pain and self-defeating patterns can be acknowledged, explored, and ultimately seen, together we can work to transform your struggles into strengths. 

Chiara Johnson, MS, ALC, NCC

Under the Supervision of Melinda Rader, MS, LPC-S

 

In-Person | Virtual Sessions

Individual | Couples Counseling

Ages 19+

Christian Counseling | Life Coaching

Are you someone who has experienced a big transition in life? Has worry creeped in as you wonder what are your next steps? Are you struggling with communication and unhealthy relationships? Are you dealing with overwhelming stress due to the pressures of life? Are you searching for meaning and/or just beginning your spiritual journey? Though these are all tough situations, it does not have to be your end. Becoming aware of your current position and where you want to go is key. You can tackle the next stage of life, anxiety, relationships, and spirituality with the help of a therapist. 

My work has included assisting with anxiety, academics and careers, depression, adjustment issues, platonic, romantic, and familial relationships and self-esteem. My goal is to partner with you as you acknowledge your past (when appropriate) and current struggles, explore the patterns of your thoughts and actions, and discover your goals for moving forward. You are capable and deserving of being your best self and I would love to take that journey with you. Therapy is a safe space where you can be your authentic self without shame, judgment, or embarrassment. Let's partner together to ignite the true you today!

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Wendy Lipham, MS, ALC, NCC

Under the Supervision of Melinda Rader, MS, LPC-S

 

In-Person | Virtual Sessions

Individual | Couples Counseling

All Ages

EMDR | ART | MESE | Gottman Trained

When past memories and daily life are overwhelming, throwing us off balance, we are often left feeling powerless to effect change. Our efforts to protect ourselves from feeling painful emotions can leave us with depression, anxiety, anger, and relational issues, as well as keep us from experiencing the positive emotions we so desperately desire. 

 

 

I believe a strong therapeutic alliance is the cornerstone of a successful transformative experience and I commit to nurturing a safe space where we can unveil your inherent strengths and find a positive pathway to healing. If you are ready to reclaim the freedom you were created for, let's walk this journey of self-discovery together as you re-author your narrative and embrace the most authentic version of yourself.

Kate Hughes, MS, ALC

Under the Supervision of Melinda Rader

In-Person | Virtual Sessions

Individual Counseling | Couples Counseling

All Ages

CBT | DBT | Gottman Trained

Are you or your loved one feeling overwhelmed by the stressors in your life? Are you dwelling on negative “what-if” scenarios? Are you and your partner struggling to connect or communicate effectively?  

 

If you are finding it difficult to enjoy your life or relationships, I want to walk alongside of you on your journey and help you discover hope. I offer a peaceful atmosphere where you can come tell your story, share in a laugh, and grow.

 

I utilize CBT, DBT, and SFBT primarily with individuals, and Gottman Method with couples. In Summer of 2024 I will begin training in EMDR for trauma processing. Ultimately, my approach to counseling is strengths-based and person-centered, and that is what our time together will reflect.

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Sara Kennedy, LPC-S

In-Person | Virtual Sessions

Individual | Couples Counseling

Ages 21+

EMDR | Gottman Trained | Discernment Certified

Welcome! I’m Sara Kennedy, a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor (LPC-S) specializing in relational and sexual issues affecting both couples and individuals. With a comprehensive and empathetic approach, I am dedicated to helping you navigate and resolve the challenges you face, fostering healthier and more fulfilling relationships.

I utilize a biopsychosocial approach in my practice, considering the biological, psychological, and social factors influencing your well-being. My therapeutic methods are tailored to your unique needs, ensuring a holistic and personalized treatment plan.

Raygan Salors, MA, ALC

Under the Supervision of Melinda Rader

Virtual Sessions

Individual Counseling

All Ages

Person-Centered

As a counselor, my primary goal is to provide a safe and validating space for individuals who may feel misunderstood or alone. I believe that seeking counseling can be a fulfilling and transformative experience, enabling clients to express their thoughts and emotions without fear of judgment or ridicule.

 

I firmly believe in the potential for greatness within each person, and I am dedicated to assisting my clients in moving forward when they find themselves stuck in their circumstances. Through a collaborative approach, I walk alongside my clients, shedding light on their authentic selves and acknowledging how their past experiences have shaped their present reality. Together, we also explore the present moment and how it can/will pave the way for their future.

 

Life often presents challenges and obstacles that can make it seem like one closed door after another. My aim is to bring awareness to the keys needed to unlock positive and healthy thresholds, guiding clients toward personal growth and fulfillment.

 

By providing empathy, understanding, and a nonjudgmental environment, I strive to empower my clients to embrace their true selves, find their inner strengths, and navigate life's complexities. Together, we embark on a therapeutic journey, fostering resilience and unlocking the potential for lasting positive change.

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