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Meet our Clinicians

Beth Christensen, LCMFT, RPT-S loves to work with young children and their parents. She finds her joy in helping parents discover the unique strengths of each of their children and learn loving and productive ways to address concerns. Another area she finds meaningful is trauma and loss. Beth hopes to help children and adults heal their pain and find meaning and understanding from a secular or spiritual viewpoint.

Elizabeth Christensen, LCMFT

Michael Countryman graduated from Emporia State University with a Masters of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling. He is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Licensed Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor. Michael specializes in crisis intervention and prevention for children, adolescents, and adults with mental illness. Michael is the El Dorado Clinical Coordinator in addition to coordinating the SCMHCC Crisis Department.

Michael Countryman, LCPC

Elizabeth Eells is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and received her Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Emporia State University in 2015. Having worked in a variety of mental health settings since 2012, she has had roles as a music therapist, attendant care worker, and mental health therapist. Elizabeth's primary focus in mental health treatment has been working with children under the age of 12. Utilizing play techniques and interventions in her work with children, she treats a variety of mental health issues, including anxiety, trauma, depression, behavior issues, trouble at school, and poor social skills, as well as supporting parents in building skills to improve the home environment.

Elizabeth Eells, LCPC

Elizabeth Hall works in the Andover office. She holds two licenses: Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and Clinical Addiction Counselor with a primary focus on mental health. Elizabeth completed her Master’s in Education for community counseling at Ohio University. She joined the SCMHCC team in 2015 and has a particular interest in treating trauma using EMDR therapy, working with families using parent-child interaction therapy, and working with children using play therapy. Elizabeth brings with her, great experience working with children and adolescents with severe emotional and behavioral disturbance. She also has an interest in working with adolescents and adults experiencing anxiety, depression, stress, and anger.

Elizabeth Hall, LCPC, LCAC

Timothy graduated from Friends University with a Masters of Science Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. He is currently the Community Based Services Director at South Central Mental Health and has passionately served in the mental health field for over 18 years. Timothy’s enthusiasm and experience in leadership provide him the aptitude to collaborate and empower others in self-exploration and energy to achieve their personal goals and ambitions. Through supportive listening, he strives to build resilience and perseverance in each individual he encounters. His desire is to be a supportive guide through life’s challenges. Timothy is trained in EMDR, Gottman Level I, Prepare and Enrich, Fundamentals of Play Therapy and Fundamentals of Sand Tray. Timothy enjoys working with individuals, couples, and families. He is a married father of four beautiful and inspirational children.

Timothy Hein, LMFT

Branda Horsch graduated from Wichita State University with a Master’s degree in Social Work and is a Licensed Master Social Worker. Branda provides individual therapy to all populations but has a particular interest in working with the child and adolescent population. Branda works out of the El Dorado Clinic.

Branda Horsch, LMSW

Jennifer graduated from Wichita State University with her bachelor's and master's degrees in nursing and has spent her entire nursing career working in the mental health field. Her experience includes work in committee mental health centers, inpatient facilities, as a clinical instructor for the nursing program at WSU and as a study coordinator for inpatient and outpatient clinical research trials. As a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner for SCMHCC, Jennifer provides psychiatric medication management and health education to adults and adolescents.

Jennifer Hubbard, APRN

Chelsea Jean began working with SCMH in 2016 as a pre-doctoral intern. Chelsea continued to work as a clinician in the El Dorado office after her internship and graduated with a Doctorate of Psychology (PsyD) degree from Wheaton College in May 2019. Chelsea utilizes a family systems framework integrated with evidence-based interventions to work with a wide variety of presenting issues, particularly with underserved populations. In her free time, Chelsea enjoys cheering for the LSU Tigers and spending as much time as she can outdoors or playing tennis.

Chelsea Jean, PsyD

Dr. Krehbiel, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist in the South Central Kansas area who sees patients of all ages. He achieved his bachelors of science from Kansas State University before attending medical school and receiving his MD from The University of Oklahoma. Dr. Krehbiel, MD completed his residency at The University of Kansas in Wichita and has remained in this home area of his since. He is currently the medical director for South Central Mental Health Counseling Center, Sumner Mental Health Center, and Kansas Mental Health Medicine. He also has an interest in the use of ketamine for depression and anxiety disorders.

Dr Trever Krehbiel, MD

Julie graduated from Wichita State University with a Master of Science degree in Nursing. She is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Julie specializes in medication management for children, adolescents, and adults with mental illness. She has a particular interest in the child and adolescent population.

Julie Marshall, APRN

Eric McDaniel, Coordinator of the Andover Clinic, is a Licensed Masters Level Psychologist. He completed his Masters in Clinical Psychology at Emporia State University. Joining SCMHCC in 2013, Eric has a particular interest in PTSD, anger management, depression, and other anxiety disorders.

Eric McDaniel, LMLP

Iris Pauly is an LCP and RPT-S (Registered Play Therapist-supervisor) and has been with SCMHC since 1999. She spends most of her time working as the Clinical Director but, in addition to those tasks, enjoys working with children and families, teens, and adults with depression and anxiety.

Iris Pauly, LCP

Tera Price is a board-certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Wichita State University in 2006 and a Master’s of Science in Nursing from the University of Kansas Medical Center in 2015. Her experience ranges from child and adolescent to adult psychiatry in an emergency, outpatient, and residential care settings treating a variety of mental health needs. She strongly believes in building a strong therapeutic alliance to support each person in achieving his/her health goals.

Tera Price, APRN

Suzanah Schoen, LMFT, received a Master's of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Friends University in 2018. Suzanah is a certified SYMBIS Assessment Facilitator for Couples and a certified Couples Communication Facilitator. She has additional training in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Gottman Methods Couples Therapy Level 1 and 2, Couples Communication, and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Specific populations frequently served include, but are not limited to, victims of trauma, (including domestic violence, sexual abuse, physical abuse, and neglect), personality disorders, child and adolescent behavioral issues, parent training, adoption and attachment concerns, couple and family relational issues, grief, depression, and anxiety.

Suzanah Schoen, T-LMFT

Tacy obtained her BSN degree from Newman University and her Master's Degree at Wichita State University. She specializes in the diagnosis, medication management, and treatment of emotional and mental health disorders ages 18 and older. She also has a particular interest in the geriatric population.

Tacy Smith, APRN

Dan Rice has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and has worked in a variety of settings with individuals experiencing wide ranging mental health issues over the past 40 years. He enjoys forensic evaluations and working with individuals that have experienced childhood trauma. He strives to create a safe and supportive therapeutic environment where individuals can do the work necessary in order to realize enriched and fulfilling lives.

Dan Rice, PhD. LCP

Ana Liza received her undergraduate degree from the University of Hawai'i - West O'ahu in Social Sciences - Psychology. In 2018, she graduated from the Marriage and Family Therapy Master's of Science Program at Friends University. Ana Liza has specialized training in: Play Therapy Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 1 and 2 Prepare & Enrich Facilitation Moral Reconation Therapy Acute Traumatic Incident Processing (A-TIP) Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) Play Therapy via Telehealth Telehealth Ana Liza enjoys working with a broad spectrum of clients. She has experience with the following issues and unique populations: Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, Trauma (victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse, physical abuse, neglect), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Incarceration Trauma, Military Service, Military Families, Religious Trauma Syndrome, Life Transitions, Grief & Mourning, Adjustment & Attachment Issues, Child & Adolescent Behavioral Issues, Couple & Family Relational Issues, Families of the Incarcerated, Career Coaching and Academic Guidance.

Ana Liza Scully-Skinner, LMFT School Based Therapist

Megan Couey is a School Based Therapist for Circle School District and received her Master's of Science Degree in Clinical Counseling. Her enthusiasm for helping youth and genuine caring nature allows her to connect and build the relationships necessary to help her clients work through the issues that they face. Megan is currently working on her Play Therapy certification.

Megan E. Couey, LPC, NCC, SBT

Amanda Colliate holds a Master of Science degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Friends University and is licensed through the State of Kansas. Amanda enjoys working with adolescents, adults, couples, and families of all ages and stages. She utilizes careful assessments with a unique brain-based, strengths-based approach that offers hope and encouragement to people who are suffering, struggling, or just feeling stuck in a negative place.

Amanda Colliate, LMFT, SBT

Alexis graduated from Friend University with a Master’s of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2017. Alexis has training in Fundamentals of Play Therapy and Fundamentals of Sand Tray. Specific populations frequently serviced include, but are not limited to, reintegration post-incarceration, couple and relationship issues, victims of trauma (including domestic abuse, sexual abuse, physical abuse, and neglect), personality disorder, anxiety, attachment issues, depression, childhood and adolescent behavioral issues, grief and adjustment disorders.

Alexis Painter, LMFT

Nick graduated from Friends University with a Master's in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2018. He has had three years of experience in a community mental health setting working with a variety of children. He has worked primarily with children in foster care. He is currently the lead clinician on the foster care team at SCMHCC. Nick is passionate about providing trauma-informed care to children of all ages. He utilizes several evidence-based methodologies including but not limited to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Solutions-Focused therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Nick believes that every client deserves a safe and accepting environment to heal and grow. He is dedicated to providing a nurturing environment by keeping games, activities, and sensory items in his office. Nick approaches life with a sense of humor and love for others. He spends his free time watching and reading science fiction and walking the dogs with his fiancée.

Nicolas Ries, LMFT