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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. Amanda has insight and training in play and sand therapy, relationship dynamics, grief, parent-child difficulties, abuse, depression, anxiety, trauma, EMDR treatment, adolescent and college-age challenges, shame, and guilt. Amanda enjoys using a unique brain-based and strength-based approach in her work with adolescents, adults, couples, and families of all ages and stages.

Amanda Colliate, LMFT, SBT

Caleb Rivera obtained his undergraduate degree in Psychology from Wichita State University and his post-graduate education with a Master's Degree in Marriage and Family therapy from Friends University. He provides a safe, light, casual experience with Therapy. Which helps facilitate connection with his clients. He enjoys working with individuals, couples, and families, helping them seek assistance in regaining control of their own lives.

Caleb Rivera, LMFT

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

Rachel Ledbetter graduated from Washburn University with a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology. Rachel is a temporary Licensed Masters Level Psychologist. She enjoys working with children and adolescents and has a particular interest in LGBTQIA+ youth. Rachel utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, mindfulness, and behavioral strategies to treat several disorders. She is a part of the Psychological Assessment Team and specializes in developmental, cognitive, and diagnostic ASD assessments.

Rachel Ledbetter, LMLP-T

Makenzie Dunn graduated from Washburn University with a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology. She is a temporary Licensed Masters Level Psychologist. Makenzie treats anxiety and trauma-related disorders using a cognitive-behavioral therapeutic approach. She specializes in serving individuals, families, and couples. Makenzie is part of the Psychological Assessments Team at SCMHCC. Her assessment interests include bariatric surgery, parenting evaluations, developmental and intellectual disabilities. Outside of her therapeutic work, Makenzie enjoys riding horses and playing with her dogs.

Makenzie Dunn, TLMLP

Kayla Clasen is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and received her Master of Science in Family Therapy from Friends University in 2016. Kayla provides individual and family therapy services for adults and adolescents and is particularly interested in working with couples.

Kayla Clasen, LMFT

Michele Hansen is a State of Kansas Licensed Addiction Counselor and Licensed Practitioner Counselor. She graduated from Fort Hays State University with a Master of Science Degree specializing in Practitioner Counseling (LPC) and Masters of Addiction Counseling (LMAC). Her expertise includes anxiety, depression, ADHD, addiction, and relationship issues. Michele taught elementary and secondary education for thirty years. Michele uses a variety of therapeutic methods, some of which include Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and hands-on art activities when appropriate. These methods help the client process life’s challenges while regaining a healthy lifestyle and peacefulness.

Michele Hansen, LPC, LMAC

Dawn Gadberry is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Wichita State University in 2006. Dawn has a wide variety of experiences primarily focused on depression, anxiety, anger, mood disorders, grief and loss, trauma, and crisis prevention. She works with adults and elderly populations. Dawn utilizes a cognitive-behavioral therapeutic approach, believing that every person can impact their personal experience and navigate through a difficult situation in a positive way.

Dawn Gadberry, LSCSW

 

Ashlynn Farrison is a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist. She has experience working with early adolescence through adults. She provides both family and individual therapy. Ashlynn is a school-based therapist that works on Fridays. During the summer, she continues to see clients at the Augusta clinic. Her goal is to help individuals recognize their inner strengths and ways to harness that strength to aid in relief. Therapy is a collaboration and each client is an expert on themselves allowing her to access and to help guide through dark times.

Ashlynn Farrison, LCMFT

Lindsay Kroeger is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) at our Augusta Clinic. She provides individual therapy for ages 4+. Lindsay specializes in working with children and holds a certificate in Play Therapy which includes over 150 hours of training. In addition to her advanced training in child trauma and attachment, Lindsay is also a member of the Association for Play Therapy. In her work with teens and adults, Lindsay is trained in and uses Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) which helps clients see their true potential for taking back control of thoughts and feelings and learn how to live a life that aligns with personal values. Lindsay has training in Affirmative Therapy which she uses when working with LGBTQ+ clients. Lindsay upholds social work values using a Systems Theory framework. This framework acknowledges that a person's experiences are largely impacted by their environment. Regardless of what an individual is experiencing, Lindsay believes in the value of genuine human connection.

Lindsay Kroger, LMSW

Shannon Stabler has been committed to serving those with substance use disorders since 2018. Shannon is a passionate person who always goes the extra mile to meet client needs. She graduated from Emporia State University with a Bachelor’s degree in 1998. Her area of concentration was Sociology/Criminology. A strong believer in continuous learning and self-improvement, Shannon received her Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling with an emphasis on Substance Abuse Treatment in 2018. Her current credentials are Licensed Master Addictions Counselor (LMAC) and Licensed Professional Counselor, (LPC). Shannon is currently serving as the SUD Program Director at SCMHCC since 2019.

Shannon Stabler, LMAC LCP

Lisa Grey graduated from Emporia State University in 2013 with a Master's Degree in Rehab Counseling. She earned her clinical license in 2016 and has been with SCMH since December 2020 as a drug and alcohol assessor. Lisa has experience with juveniles in the legal system, homeless women, domestic violence, and HUD Housing. Lisa has been married for 19 years and has five children and four granddaughters. She enjoys hiking, outdoor activities, knitting, and crocheting in her spare time.

Lisa Grey, LCAC

Courtney Taylor graduated from Wichita State University with a Master’s degree in Social Work. She is a Licensed Master Social Worker and has worked with South Central Mental Health since 2017. Courtney provides individual therapy to people of all ages with a particular interest in adults. Her eclectic approach draws from a different evidence-base. These allow her to meet clients where they are. Courtney believes the therapeutic relationship is essential to seeing progress in clients. She also believes all people have the capacity and strengths necessary to make change already within themselves. Outside of work, Courtney enjoys spending time with her husband, new baby, and cats.

Courtney Taylor, LMSW

Tamara Martin, LMSW, Social Worker