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Meet the Providers

Alexis Painter, LMFT

Alexis graduated from Friends 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.


Allison Schulte, LMSW

Allison Schulte is a Licensed Master Social Worker. She is currently providing therapy to adults and adolescents struggling with depression, anxiety, personality disorders, grief and loss, overwhelming stress, relationship issues, social/emotional issues, parent and child relationships, school issues, and self-esteem issues. She has received her undergraduate and master's in social work degrees from Wichita State University. Different treatment methods she uses are cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, solution-focused therapy, play therapy, strengths-based perspective, and mindfulness-based therapy. She has experience working in the mental health field for over 10+ years. These give her the knowledge and skills to identify effective ways to help you address your needs and find hope and peace even in the most challenging situations. 


Amanda Colliate, LMFT, 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.


Ana Liza Scully-Skinner, LMFT School-Based Therapist

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.


Ashlynn Farrison, LCMFT

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.


Branda Horsch, LMSW

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.


Chelsea Nguyen, PsyD

Chelsea Nguyen 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.


Courtney Taylor, LMSW

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.


Dawn Gadberry, LSCSW

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.


Dr. Krehbiel, MD

Dr. Krehbiel, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist in the South Central Kansas area who sees patients of all ages. He achieved his bachelor of science from Kansas State University before attending medical school and receiving his MD from The University


Elizabeth Eells, 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


Iris Pauly, LCP and RPT-S

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.


Jennifer Hubbard, APRN

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 working 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.


Julie Marshall, APRN

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.


Kayla Clasen, LMFT

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.


Lindsay Kroeger, LSCSW, RPT

Lindsay is a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker (LSCSW) and a Registered Play Therapist (RPT) at our Augusta Clinic.  Lindsay specializes in working with children ages 3-10 and is a proud member of the Association for Play Therapy. In her work with adolescents and adults, Lindsay tailors her approach to the unique needs of clients, but often uses Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to treat a wide range of presenting issues.  Lindsay also has a special interest in working with LGBTQ+ individuals and uses Affirmative Therapy skills when working with this population.  Regardless of what an individual is experiencing, Lindsay believes in the value of the therapeutic relationship and genuine, human connection.


Lisa Grey, LCAC

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.


Lueata Evenson, LSCSW 

Lueata Evenson graduated from Wichita State University with her Master’s in Social Work in 2007. She has utilized her LMSW as a medical social worker with hospice. Lueata obtained her clinical license in Texas in 2015. Since then, Lueata has worked with different ages, populations, and diversities. Her specialties are grief counseling, depression, anxiety, family, and couple’s counseling.
In 2019, Lueata transferred back to Kansas. She is glad to be back home. She enjoys spending time with family, hiking, fishing, kayaking, and being outside.  


Makenzie Dunn, TLMLP

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.


Michael Countryman, Executive Director, MS, LCPC, LCAC

Michael Countryman received his Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Rehabilitation from Emporia State University in 1999. In 2001 he graduated with honors from Emporia State University with a degree in Mental Health Counseling. Michael received multiple honors in induction into Psi Chi national honor society for psychology, lifetime membership of Cardinal Key honor society, PERK honors, and served as the public relations representative for the Student Chapter of the Kansas Rehabilitation Association.

Since graduating, Michael has specialized in psychiatric crisis intervention and has over 20-years of experience assessing and treating those with severe and persistent mental illness and 10-years he has acted as a Practicum Field Supervisor and continues to train and educate those entering the behavioral health field. He was the Ambassador for the National Health Service Corps from 2011-to 2013.


Michele Hansen, LPC, LMAC

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.


Shannon Stabler, LCAC, LPC

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 Clinical Addictions Counselor (LCAC), Licensed Master Addictions Counselor (LMAC) and Licensed Professional Counselor, (LPC). Shannon is currently serving as the SUD Program Director at SCMHCC since 2019.


Tacy Smith, 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.


Tamara Martin, LMSW, Social Worker

Tamara Martin graduated from Wichita State University with a Master’s degree in Social Work in 2017. She has been in the mental health and child welfare fields since 2001 and enjoys working with children and their parents to improve behaviors and quality of life. Tamara has experience in dealing with a range of anxiety and mood disorders. 


Tera Price, APRN

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 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.