Now accepting new clients- couples families, individuals - Marc is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has been practicing in Arizona since 2002. He works with individual adults, couples and families to improve their quality of life by strengthening problem solving skills, improving interpersonal relationships, managing/regulating emotions, increasing motivation for change, and overcoming past traumatic experiences so as to live more freely in the here and now. Trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy by The University of Chicago Hospitals as well as Marsha Linehan's Behavioral Technology Group, LLC., Marc specializes in the treatment of clients diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder, eating disorders, severe anxiety disorders and traumatic abuse.
Kaitlin is a Licensed Associate Counselor with the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners. Kaitlin received her Masters of Science in Professional Counseling degree from Grand Canyon University in 2020. During her internship she gained clinical experience providing a wide range of counseling services to clients. She specializes in individual counseling for individuals 13+. Kaitlin provides counseling services for clients with anxiety, depression, adjustment issues, ADHD, self- esteem, body image issues, and general mental health concerns.
Kaitlin applies an integrative approach in treatment by utilizing techniques and interventions taken from established therapeutic modalities including but not limited to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectal Behavior Therapy (DBT), Strengths- based therapy, Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT).
Kaitlin’s goals are to create a safe, open, and trusting therapeutic relationship with her clients to help assist them in their healing journey. As part of a collaborative effort with her clients, she will help promote and encourage the self-awareness of strengths and the identification of thoughts and feelings to accomplish treatment goals.
Deb Warner MC NCC LAC Accelerated Resolution Therapy Trained/trauma informed provider
Deb is a National Certified Counselor and a Licensed Associate Counselor with the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners. She has completed the Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) through Arizona Trauma Institute, and has additional training in TFCBT (Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy). Deb has a Masters Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with Arizona State University and has clinical experience in counseling individuals with depression, anxiety, interpersonal trauma, women’s issues, religious trauma and crisis of faith, medical trauma, unresolved complicated grief, parenting issues, self-esteem, and body image issues.
She utilizes a person-centered approach with the belief that the individual already holds the seeds of their healing within themselves, and given attuned attachment and unconditional positive regard they will find an empowered path to healing. Deb is passionate about assisting individuals in building mindfulness skills, restructuring negative thoughts about the self, developing authenticity, and uncovering meaning in their thought patterns. Additionally, she uses accelerated resolution therapy, parts work and poly-vagal theory to help clients instill hope, develop new concepts of self, and learn valuable self-regulation skills.
Deb loves to use sand tray therapy to assist clients in making sense of their narrative through symbols, as this can be particularly helpful for those with a history of trauma as this modality does not require language for clients to tell their story. She has a reflective, perceptive, and empathic manner and establishes deep rapport with clients quickly. Deb is passionate about counseling those who are looking for transformation in their lives, whether for a specific troubling issue like depression or anxiety, or when something simply feels stuck and is preventing individuals from living their fullest lives.
University of Maryland Baltimore County; Bachelors of Arts Anthropology 2004
Arizona State University; Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling 2020
Jeni believes in being an advocate to empower her clients to make mind/body/spirit connections for lasting growth and believes in her client's ability to progress and heal. She truly believes in the adage “The essence of life is to communicate love.” When we have lost our way, we can rediscover how to love ourselves and thus love others and allow love into our healing journey.
She is strength-based and solution-focused to encourage and explore self-actualization as well as relationship connections affected by each individual. Helping clients discover their gifts and purpose assists in their healing. She fosters healing through an integrative approach CBT, DBT, REBT, mindfulness, EFT/Tapping and energy healing to facilitate powerful, lasting change in one's life.
Jeni specializes in marriage/couples counseling and , men, women and children 11+. She specializes in counseling clients with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, ADHD, bipolar, borderline, PTSD, emotional trauma and adjustment issues.
Overcoming set backs and trials by facing them head on to see the lessons and release the pain in the challenges helps empower clients as they navigate their path. Teaching clients and helping them build lifelong skills in articulation and communication of thoughts and feelings helps regulate emotions and enhance meaningful relationships. As we become aware of and accountable for our thoughts, words and feelings we gain the power to forge our own destiny. This enables us to triumph over adversity and discover our own deliberate meaning and direction in relationships and in our life journey and purpose. Balancing physical, spiritual, mental and emotional needs is critical to holistic healing. She believes that each person has unique gifts and strengths and intuitively works to identify those.
Patti has completed her coursework for her master’s in professional counseling at Grand Canyon University and is finishing her internship. She has a medical background and is passionate about helping others overcome the trauma and challenges they face in life. Being a fire wife has given her a unique perspective into the dynamics of non-traditional family dynamics as well as the trauma and the struggles that we all deal with. In her practice she utilizes a variety of techniques and skills drawn from a variety of evidence based therapeutic approaches including but not limited to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic, talk therapy, mindfulness, relaxation and meditation. A holistic, strength-based, person-centered approach guides her practice.
Patti’s approach focuses on empowering clients and working with them to develop the skills and identify their strengths that will help them move forward. She involves all aspects of a person’s life to help them grow in their relationships with themselves, their family and friends, and the world around them. It is so important to address all the pieces of our lives that make us who we are in order to grow and overcome the challenges that come our way. We all do the best we can with what we have, but we can always find new ways to be and do better. Her goal is to help you uncover the strength and beauty that is inside of you by gaining the knowledge and developing the skills that will help you become the best version of you.
Milena has competed all of her coursework for her master’s in professional counseling at Grand Canyon University and is finishing her internship. She has worked in community mental health settings, schools, group homes, and child and family agencies. Milena is very passionate about bringing mental health awareness to communities of need and curing the stigma on mental health. She utilizes a variety of techniques and skills drawn from recognized therapeutic modalities including but not limited to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic, mindfulness, and relaxation. A holistic, strength-based, person-centered approach guides her practice.
Milena believes in working in partnership with clients, utilizing their strengths to help them sort out their challenges and achieve their goals. She also realizes how important it is to identify all aspects of an individual’s life that impact their well-being including their physical health, support systems (family, friends), work or school environment, and faith/spirituality in this process.
Her goal is to continue to inspire others and help provide people with the knowledge, tools, and interventions they need to be their best selves. She believes people are doing the best they can with what they have, know, and understand, and if they had, knew, and understood more they would do things differently.
Now accepting new clients! Saturday appointments available- experience with adolescents and video game addiction EMDR trained -
It is through reflection that we gain an understanding of where we stand and what we believe. Perhaps it is finally time for you to take care of you. Therapy offers a special and dedicated time for you to explore and discover who you really are, while giving attention to the parts of you that are hurting, as well as to parts of you that aren't fully alive. But therapy is not just for the challenging moments; it's also designed for when your life may be perfectly fine. My goal is to help you feel most settled within yourself, to develop very fulfilling and satisfying relationships, and to create purpose and meaning in your life.
Each therapy session is tailored to specifically meet your needs as an individual. I am trained in EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) and other modalities, and can be of professional help to you in achieving your personal goals.
I hope to guide you on this journey in such a way that you'll come to understand yourself deeply and appreciate life as you never knew to be possible. You can and will feel ready to take on the challenges of life and empowered to thrive in any new or overwhelming encounters.
Accepting new clients, Experience with children and play therapy
EMDR/Trauma Informed Hi! My name is Shelby Rouse, BHT, Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist. I am a therapist at Innerlight Counseling and I have worked in the behavioral health field for the past 3 years. I am specialized in Applied Behavior Analytics with children, adolescents, and young adults on the Autism Spectrum. I currently hold my RBT (Registered Behavior Technician) and BHT (Behavioral Health Technician) certificates.
A solid therapeutic alliance is one of the most important factors in counseling and with the art of listening and collaboratively designing your treatment plan, I look forward to building one with you. My goal is to help you become aware of how your thoughts may be negatively impacting your daily life and teach you how to challenge negative thinking and distorted thought patterns by using a variety of techniques often used in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). I am trauma informed and trained in EMDR therapy through an attachment lens.
With all the challenges that life throws at us, I want to help you with any struggles you are facing. This will be done within a nonjudgmental, caring, and empathetic setting. Together, we can work to overcome the challenges you are facing and help you be the best version of yourself!