Healing and Growth
Is Counseling For Me?
All of us will, at some point in our journey, face a difficult life situation that feels bigger than what we can handle on our own. Whether you are facing a challenging relationship, a painful loss, or overwhelming depression or anxiety, we are here to help. We are a group of skilled and compassionate professional counselors committed to fighting for your healing and growth.
Jennifer Miller, MSW, LCSW
Jennifer is a licensed social worker with more than 15 years of clinical experience working with children ages 2 through 18 and their families. She holds a master’s degree in social work from Virginia Commonwealth University and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Goshen College. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the Association for Play Therapy. She specializes in the assessment and treatment of children and has received extensive training in play therapy with children, adolescents and families. She has expertise in the areas of grief and loss, trauma and abuse, including specialized training and certification in investigative interviewing of children.
Tanya Wieland, MSW, LCSW
Tanya holds a Master of Social Work degree from Western Michigan University and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Working as a mental health consultant in a local public High School fostered a passion for assisting families through the often tumultuous teen-age years. Her work with families and individuals is solution-focused, systems-oriented, and incorporates a holistic view of health as mind, body and Spirit. She is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors and is a Board Member of the Middlebury Boys and Girls Club. She has experience working with a wide range of people and issues such as Depression, Anxiety, School Functioning, Grief, Developmental transitions and Spiritual Formation.
Brianna E. Yoder, MSW, LCSW
Brianna is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Master of Social Work degree from Indiana University and a Bachelor of Psychology degree from Manchester College. She has 25 years of experience in the mental health field working with children, adolescents, and adults. Brianna offers individual, family, and play therapy via client-centered and eclectic approaches (various personalized philosophies, principles, and techniques) and has experience working with a wide range of concerns, including but not limited to: abuse and/or neglect (emotional, physical, and sexual), ADD/ADHD, adjustment and life transitions, anger management, anxiety, behavior management, body image and eating disorders, depression, grief and loss, non-suicidal self-harm, relational difficulties, self-esteem issues, stress management, trauma, and women’s issues. www.briannayoderlcsw.com
Shirley Claassen Dick, MSW, LCSW
Shirley is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received a BA in social work from Goshen College and an MSW (Masters Degree in Social Work) from Indiana University, Indianapolis. She has counseled couples, families, children and adults. Currently her focus is providing therapy for adults experiencing PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder), depression, anxiety, grief, and DID (Dissociative Identity Disorder - formerly Multiple Personality Disorder). She specializes in treating adults with symptoms resulting from traumatic experiences that may have occurred in childhood or in adulthood. One technique she uses is Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. EMDR is an integrative psychotherapy approach that has been researched and proven effective for the treatment of trauma. She was initially trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) in the 1990’s and has completed advanced work in EMDR to become a certified EMDR provider. She is a member of EMDRIA, the EMDR International Association.
Tammy McDonald, MA, LMHC
Tammy is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Indiana. She holds a master’s degree in Community Mental Health Counseling as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Western Michigan University. She is a member of the National Board of Certified Counselors. Tammy has over 20 years of clinical experience in the mental health field including work in community mental health, Amish residential & outpatient, and private practice settings with a Christian focus. She has experience in treating depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, and obsessive-compulsive disorders. She is most passionate about working with couples and doing inner healing prayer with individuals.
Carrie Miller, MSW, LCSW
Carrie Miller, MSW, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Master of Social Work degree from Western Michigan University and a Bachler’s degree in Social Work from Saint Mary’s College. Carrie has over 11 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and their families in both residential and outpatient settings. She has worked with Amish youth and their families as well. She has been trained in Trauma – Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, TF-CBT. Carrie utilizes concepts from TF-CBT, cognitive behavior therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and other models to treat issues related to anxiety, depression, personality traits/disorders, trauma, grief and loss, oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, non-suicidal self-harm, and other mental health and behavioral health concerns. She also enjoys teaching and has been an adjunct professor at Saint Mary’s College as well as a field instructor for a number of interns from Saint Mary’s College, IUSB, and Western Michigan.
Amanda Einselen, MA, LMHC
Amanda is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Grace College & Theological Seminary and a Bachelor’s Degree in Youth Ministry and Christian Education from Cedarville University. Amanda has spent a lot of time working with youth - children and teenagers - and is passionate about working with the younger population as they work through life issues, ask difficult questions, and navigate identity formation. She has experience working with children, teenagers, adults and families with issues related to PTSD, depression, anxiety, and behavior difficulties. Amanda has received specialized training working specifically with children and teenagers who have experienced childhood trauma and holds certification in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Amanda approaches therapy from a holistic perspective and incorporates Biblical principles into the therapeutic process if desired by clients. She is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors as well as the American Mental Health Counselors Association. https://amandareinselenllc.business.site
Carrie Sommer, MSW, LCSW
Carrie Sommer is a licensed social worker with more than 20 years of clinical experience with children, adolescents, and adults in both residential and outpatient settings. She holds a master’s degree in social work from Indiana University and is a member of the National Association of Social Workers. Carrie has experience working with people who struggle with depression, anxiety, abuse, neglect, and adjustment disorders. She also has experience working with issues such as ADHD, oppositional defiant disorder, and anger management. She also specializes in severe mental illness such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Carrie is EMDR trained and works with people struggling with trauma/PTSD.