Our specialists in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a general term that includes several different types of treatment.

Jennifer Spencer, PhD, HSPP provides therapy and counseling services.

Jennifer Spencer, PhD, HSPP

Psychologist and Owner Dr. Jennifer Spencer holds a master’s degree and a doctorate in counseling psychology. She has provided mental health services for over 30 years, and opened Spencer Psychology in 2003. Prior to 2003, she was the manager of a community mental health center for several years, and the clinical director of a battered women’s shelter. She also has worked in… Read more →

Daisy Anspach, LCSW, provides therapy and counseling services.

Daisy Anspach, LCSW

Ms. Daisy Anspach is a Social Worker and has an MA in Social Service Administration from the University of Chicago. Her undergraduate degree is in Psychology from Indiana University Bloomington. Daisy grew up in both Taiwan and the U.S. and has native proficiency in Mandarin Chinese. She came to us from the IU counseling center, and retains has specialty areas… Read more →

Nikolai Aronoff, LMHC, provides therapy and counseling services.

Nikolai Aronoff, LMHC

Mr. Nikolai Aronoff holds a bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies, a certificate in Central Eurasian studies, and a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Indiana University. Mr. Aronoff approaches therapy with a client centered focus and balance between process and solution focused interventions.  He is trained in EMDR trauma therapy and utilizes REBT and CBT methodology, positive psychology, along… Read more →

Audrey Beard, LMHC, provides therapy and counseling services.

Audrey Beard, LMHC

Ms. Audrey Beard has a Master’s degree in Counseling and Counseling Education. She also has a Master’s of Specialist in Education from Indiana University. Additionally, she is also an EMDR certified therapist, recognized by the EMDR International Association.  Ms. Beard sees adolescents and adults and has worked in multiple settings through her career. Her primary specialty is Christian counseling (though… Read more →

Brianna Cha, LCSW, provides therapy and counseling services.

Brianna Cha, LCSW

Supervisor Ms. Brianna Cha holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from Indiana University as well as a master’s degree in social work from Indiana University-Purdue University. Ms. Cha treats adolescents and adults, with a diverse experience in community mental health, and a college counseling center. She specializes in working with transitional aged youth (16-25) and adults, treating trauma, stress,… Read more →

Kelli Deckard, LCSW, provides therapy and counseling services.

Kelli Deckard, LCSW

Ms. Kelli Deckard is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Ms. Deckard uses a variety of therapeutic techniques and is EMDR trained. She received her bachelor’s degree from Indiana University Bloomington and her master’s in social work from Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. Ms. Deckard has clinical experience working with children and adults. She has provided services in hospital and… Read more →

Sarah Gearing, LCSW, provides therapy and counseling services.

Sarah Gearing, LCSW

Ms. Sarah Gearing holds a Bachelor of Arts from University of Evansville, with majors in both Spanish and International Studies.  She received her master’s degree in Social Work from Rutgers University. Ms. Sarah Gearing takes an integrative approach to therapy based on each client’s individual needs and goals.  She incorporates EMDR, CBT, ACT, DBT skills, and Motivational Interviewing. Additionally, she… Read more →

Melissa Hinkle, LCSW,, provides therapy and counseling services.

Melissa Hinkle, LCSW

Ms. Melissa Hinkle received her undergraduate degree at The University of Miami of Florida, in 1988. She received her master’s degree from Norfolk State University in 1991. She has worked in a variety of settings including community mental health care, hospitals, residential care, a detention center, and locally at Milestones. Ms. Hinkle uses play therapy, art therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy,… Read more →

Naomi Koeplin, MEd, LCSW, CYC-P, provides therapy and counseling services.

Naomi Koeplin, MEd, LCSW, CYC-P

Ms. Naomi Koeplin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a master’s degree from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Her undergraduate degree is in English Education from Bethel University, and she holds a master’s degree in elementary education and early childhood development from Northern Arizona University.  Ms. Naomi Koeplin works with adults and adolescents using a compassionate, client-centered approach to engage… Read more →

Tiffany Leonard, LMHC provides therapy and counseling services.

Tiffany Leonard, LMHC

Ms. Tiffany Leonard holds a bachelor’s degree in Child Development and Family Studies from West Virginia University. Her master’s degree is in marriage and family therapy from Liberty University. Ms. Leonard uses an eclectic therapy approach, with techniques designed to suit each client’s individual needs. She works with clients across the life span including children, adolescents, students and adults. This… Read more →

Margaret (Meg) Lewis, LMHC, ATR-BC, provides therapy and counseling services.

Margaret (Meg) Lewis, LMHC, ATR-BC

Ms. Margaret (Meg) Lewis is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a Registered and Board Certified Art Therapist. She earned a Master’s of Science degree in Art Therapy from Nazareth College of Rochester and a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in Painting from Ohio Northern University. Ms. Lewis is our lead therapist for our SSP research project, and… Read more →

Emily Milnes, LSW, provides therapy and counseling services.

Emily Milnes, LSW

Ms. Emily Milnes is a Licensed Social Worker (LSW).  She holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from Indiana University and also has a master’s degree in social work from Indiana University-Indianapolis.  Ms. Milnes approaches therapy with client-centered, solution-focused interventions.  She is passionate about creating a safe space for others to process trauma, overcome adversity, and create positive change. Ms.… Read more →

Leslie Ruiz, LCSW, provides therapy and counseling services.

Leslie Ruiz, LCSW

Supervisor Ms. Leslie Ruiz a master’s degree in social work from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She also has a bachelor’s degree in social work from Indiana University. Ms. Ruiz uses an eclectic approach with her clients, tailoring techniques to suit each client’s individual needs while building the therapeutic bond. She has a diverse work experience that includes community mental… Read more →

Bree Russo, LCSW, RPT-S provides therapy and counseling services.

Bree Russo, LCSW, RPT-S

Ms. Bree Russo studied psychology at Indiana University where she earned a bachelor’s degree. She holds a Master’s degree in social work from Washington University. She also is a Registered Play Therapist– Supervisor, recognized by the Association for Play Therapy. Ms. Russo specializes in treating children and adolescents and has worked in a variety of counseling settings including residential treatment,… Read more →

Colte Sanders, LCSW, LCAC, provides therapy and counseling services.

Colte Sanders, LCSW, LCAC

Ms. Colte Sanders is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor (LCAC). She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, as well as a Bachelor of Social Work, both from Indiana University. She also has a Master of Social Work from the University of Louisville.   Ms. Sanders has experience working with a broad range… Read more →

Brianna Swenson-Brack, LMHC, RPT, provides therapy and counseling services.

Brianna Swenson-Brack, LMHC, RPT

Ms. Brianna Swenson-Brack is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and Registered Play Therapist, recognized by the National Association of Play Therapy. She has spent much of her career working with children and families. This experience includes families impacted by poverty and physical abuse., sexual abuse, addiction, and discrimination. Brianna recently completed an 18-month Child-Parent Psychotherapy training, an intervention used specifically… Read more →

Laura Swinford, SEP, LCSW provides therapy and counseling services.

Laura Swinford, SEP, LCSW

Ms. Laura Swinford studied psychology and social work at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. While there, she received both her Bachelor of Arts and her Master’s in social work. She has served in the field of family mental health services for 20 years, and is also a published research author. Ms. Swinford believes in connection and relationship as she journeys… Read more →

Judy Wiser, LMHC, provides therapy and counseling services.

Judy Wiser, LMHC

Ms. Judy Wiser holds a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Texas, San Antonio, and two master’s degree from Indiana University. One is in counseling psychology and the other in European Studies.  Ms. Wiser also is retired after twenty years in the Air Force as an Intelligence Officer, which included three deployments.  Specialties: In addition to her own… Read more →

Mindi Wisker-Tindall, LMHC, NCC, provides therapy and counseling services.

Mindi Wisker-Tindall, LMHC, NCC

Supervisor Ms. Mindi Wisker-Tindall is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), National Certified Counselor (NCC) with a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Indiana University. She is also a Board member of Mental Health America of Monroe County.   Ms. Wisker-Tindall is comfortable working with clients of all ages. She particularly enjoys working with adolescents and young adults dealing with anxiety,… Read more →

Sonia Zajmi, MS, Ed.S, LMHC, provides therapy and counseling services.

Sonia Zajmi, MS, Ed.S, LMHC

Ms. Sonia Zajmi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with minor in Sociology from Indiana University and a Bachelor’s degree in Foreign Languages from the University of Tirana, Albania. She earned her Master’s and Educational Specialist degrees from Indiana University. Additionally, she is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and a National Certified Counselor (NCC). She has experience working with… Read more →