Our specialists in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Jennifer Spencer, Ph.D, HSPP

Owner/Psychologist Dr. Spencer holds  a master’s degree and a doctorate  in counseling psychology. She has been a clinician for nearly 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 college counseling centers, schools,… Read more →

Leslie Ruiz, LCSW

Ms. Ruiz holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from Indiana University, and a master’s degree in social work from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Ms. Ruiz uses an eclectic approach with her clients, tailoring techniques to suit each client’s individual needs. She has a diverse work experience that includes community mental health, inpatient crisis care and hospitalization, and residential… Read more →

Terrie Vannatta, Ph.D., HSPP

Dr. Vannatta is a licensed psychologist who has been practicing since 1985. She has a master’s degree and a doctorate in psychology. Dr. Vannatta owned her own group practice (Associates in Behavioral Counseling) in Muncie for fifteen years prior to joining Spencer Psychology in the summer of 2018. She also taught classes in psychology at Ball State University. Dr. Vannatta… Read more →

Margaret (Meg) Lewis, ATR-BC

Meg Lewis is a Professional 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. As an Art Therapist, Meg integrates person centered therapies, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Trauma Focused… Read more →

Rebecca Martinez, PhD HSPP

Dr. Rebecca Martinez is a tenured faculty member at Indiana University in the Counseling Psychology Program. She joined Spencer Psychology part-time in the fall of 2018. Dr. Martinez has worked with children, adolescents and adults in various capacities as a bilingual elementary school teacher, psychologist, consultant, public speaker, clinical supervisor, coach, and expert witness for court. Dr. Martinez’s research background is multifaceted,… Read more →

Melissa Hinkle, LCSW

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 at Milestones. Ms. Hinkle uses play therapy, art, cognitive behavioral therapy, behavioral therapy, problem… Read more →

Bryan Shepard, LSW

Mr. Shepard holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Indiana State University, and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Indiana University. He has over ten years of experience, and has served in a wide variety of positions throughout his career including mental health inpatient hospitals, case management with community mental health centers, homebased skills training and therapy, and private… Read more →

Mia Morrison, LMHC

Mia Morrison holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, and a Masters and Educational Specialist Degree both from Indiana University (Go Hoosiers!). She has over ten years of experience working in the mental health field, including experience in inpatient and residential psychiatric care; counseling and educational services to at risk college students at Butler and Marian University; and a wide range… Read more →

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