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Jamie Edwards is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who has over 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults, older adults, couples, and families. Her approach to psychotherapy centers around a caring, nurturing relationship coupled with a safe and non-judgmental environment. Jamie recognizes clients' inherent strengths and in the development of the therapeutic relationship, helps clients to discover how they can be used to facilitate change. She believes that even adversity can be a source of strength and an opportunity to better oneself. Jamie has a special interest in treating mood disorders, anxiety, grief, life adjustments, and trauma. She has worked in child welfare, domestic and sexual violence, hospice, and long-term care settings. 

She has been trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing), an evidence-based therapy that can quicken the healing process, as well as Level 1 of the Gottman Method Couples Therapy and other therapy modalities. Jamie uses a holistic approach that includes mind, body, and environmental factors. She believes strongly in using a variety of techniques in order for clients to reach their maximum potential and happiness.

Jamie Edwards,

LCSW

Psychotherapist

Kyle provides individual, couples, and family therapy with an integrative approach rooted in an Existential-Humanistic psychotherapy, drawing from diverse methodologies appropriate for diverse individuals with unique needs. He believes the individual seeking therapy is the agent of change in their own lives, and that a therapist offers meaningful partnership in the exploration and development of their authentic self. He provides a supportive, warm, and accepting environment for clients that allows them the freedom to make closer emotional contact with themselves and others and create new meaning in life. Kyle is passionate about diversity and social justice, and enjoys working with clients from various backgrounds, cultures, sexual orientations, and religious or spiritual paths. Kyle holds a Master’s in Counseling Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.

Kyle Shiver,

LPC

Psychotherapist & Administrative Associate

Cara is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) with over eight years of clinical experience working with individuals and families with a focus on work-life balance, stress management, and substance abuse treatment. Cara believes the most productive approach to therapy is leveraging a client’s strengths to bolster overall process. Cara utilizes a solution-focused approach which guides clients towards interventions and solutions that are effective, while being tailored to a person’s own definition of success and progress. While her clinical interests lie in the ways in which family and relationships shape the individual, she balances process oriented work with an emphasis on concrete steps rooted in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).

Cara works to establish an empathic and compassionate space, meeting clients where they are. She strongly believes that therapy should be a “two-way street” where she is as engaged and active in the work as her clients. Cara received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Austin Peay University in Clarksville, Tennessee and her Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Downtown Chicago.

Cara Chae,

LCPC

Psychotherapist 

Alana Lehrfield is a Licensed Social Worker who enjoys working with clients to help them live fuller, more meaningful lives. She utilizes a strength-based approach and strives to assist her clients identify their successes as well as address any areas where they may feel “stuck” or “out of control.” As a clinician, Alana uses a variety of therapeutic modalities including, psychodynamic, family systems, and trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy. With a client-centered approach she tailors her interventions to each individual client. Her work with trauma, in addition to her cross-cultural experiences and deep interest in diversity, gives her an ability to work with people from a myriad of backgrounds and cultures. Alana has a special interest in working with children and adolescents specifically with ADHD. Her experience also extends to working with adults dealing with anxiety, depression, life transitions, divorce, and trauma, and couples who want to improve their communication skills. Alana obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Anthropology from Knox College and a Masters in Social Work from Dominican University.

Alana Lehrfield, 

LSW

Psychotherapist & Intake Coordinator

Joe Kanengiser is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and earned his Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California and Bachelor's degree from Kenyon College. He has experience working with a broad spectrum of clients, ranging from professionals to adolescents to those struggling with homelessness and serious mental illness. His training includes Psychodynamic Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Career Counseling, Coaching, Post-traumatic growth and Problem-Solving Therapy. Additionally, Joe has provided training to therapists and other clinicians in areas such as self-care, mindfulness, trauma informed care and developing advanced communication skills.

While Joe has expertise in a wide variety of methods, he believes the client is the expert on oneself. Therefore, therapy is a collaborative process where goals are set to increase fulfillment and quality of life. He generally believes in a focus on developing coping skills (including mindfulness and awareness), stress management, deep-self exploration and seeking to make practical changes in your daily life. Joe takes a multidisciplinary approach to therapy to achieve goals in a manner that suits the client best.

Joseph Kanengiser, 

LCSW

Psychotherapist


Jaclyn Scandinaro is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), who earned her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Adler University and her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Central Connecticut State University. She has experience working with a wide scope of clients, helping each manage inner battles with anxiety, depression, career growth, homelessness and substance abuse. Jaclyn’s theoretical orientation focuses around Person-Centered Therapy while utilizing Solution-Focused, Goal-Oriented, Coping Skills, Self-Care and Mindfulness techniques. While Jaclyn’s experience has touched a number of populations, she strives to assist in self exploration and identify solutions to increase quality of life for each individual client.

Jaclyn Scandinaro, 

LPC

Psychotherapist

Sheri Khan is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who works with people experiencing stressful experiences such as loss, relationship challenges and changes, and other life transitions. She helps her clients, who include children, adults and families, shift perspectives, discover healthy coping skills, and strengthen their own self-perceptions and the relationships in their lives so as to know themselves as safe, peaceful, and whole. Using a client-centered and resilience-based approach, Sheri facilitates healing and dialogue believing that we each hold our solutions within us. As a clinician, she uses a variety of modalities including DBT, CBT and Solution Focused Therapy, and incorporates mindfulness techniques in her work. Sheri’s educational background includes a Master of Education in Mental Health Counseling from DePaul University and a Master of Science in Management and Organizational Behavior from Benedictine University as well as continuing mental health education. 

Sheri Khan, 

LPC

Psychotherapist