Cathy Champ, MA, LPC-S, LSOTP
Experienced in directing a large, trauma focused counseling center and 20 plus years’ as a therapist using play therapy, child/parent relationship training, sand tray work, cognitive behavioral therapy and other modalities to successfully work with children, adolescents and adults with a variety of issues. Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor with a Certification in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, training in EMDR, advanced training in Trauma Focused Equine Assisted Psychotherapy through Natural Lifemanship, and offers the choice of Faith Based Counseling.
Rebeca Mata, M.Ed., LPC-S, NCC
Bilingual Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor and Nationally Certified Counselor trained in working with children, adults, and families with a variety of issues. Certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) with years of experience in working with victims of sexual and physical abuse. Trained play therapist who specializes in working with children and teens who have experienced trauma and a variety of other issues. Therapist that utilizes filial therapy, group play therapy, sand tray therapy techniques, group therapy, and other methods to effectively work with children, adolescents, and adults. Experienced in facilitating therapy groups and working successfully with parents who are struggling with diverse issues. Has worked with children and adults with intellectual disabilities and mental health disorders. Trained in Equine Assisted Therapy through Natural Lifemanship and certified in Animal Assisted Therapy through Pet Partners. Experienced in supervising LPC Interns. Provides counseling services in English and Spanish.
David Lawson, MS, LPC Intern
Supervised by Sam R. Slaton, LPC-S, EAP
Licensed Professional Counseling Intern supervised by Sam R. Slaton, LPC-S and Equine Assisted Therapist certified through Equine Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA), and advanced training in Trauma Focused Equine Assisted Psychotherapy through Natural Lifemanship. Specializations include addictions dual diagnosis, and trauma in adolescents and adults.
Laurie Adkins, MS, LPC-Intern
Licensed Professional Counseling Intern supervised by Cathy Champ, LPC-S. She has extensive training and experience in play therapy and specializes in young children and adolescents who experience a variety of issues, including trauma. Laurie has experience in expressive arts therapy, sand tray therapy, group therapy, Child-Parent Relationship therapy, training in Equine Assisted Therapy through Natural Lifemanship and offers the choice of Christian and faith based counseling.
Julie Ebelherr, MA, LPC-S
CBT and CPT certified
For over 20 years, Julie has helped people from all ages and walks of life. She works successfully with children, adolescents, and adults with a variety of issues. She has experience and training in three evidence based treatments for PTSD: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT). She is an animal lover and has rescued animals all her life. She has experience incorporating equine and animal assisted therapy into counseling sessions including with veterans at the air force base, as well as the service member’s children.