Our specialists in adolescents

Bree Russo, LCSW, RPT-S

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Ms. Russo studied psychology at Indiana University where she earned a bachelor’s degree. She holds a Masters 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 settings including residential treatment, acute care,… Read more →

Tiffany Leonard, LMHC

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Ms. Leonard holds a bachelor’s degree in child development and family studies from West Virginia University, and a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from Liberty University. Ms. Leonard uses an eclectic approach with her clients, tailoring techniques to suit each client’s individual needs. Her specialty area is children and adolescents, with a secondary specialty in young adults. She… Read more →

Leslie Ruiz, LCSW

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Supervisor 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 while building the therapeutic bond. She has a diverse work experience that includes community mental health, inpatient… Read more →

Terrie Vannatta, PhD, HSPP

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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, LMHC, ATR-BC

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Ms. 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 the lead therapist for our SSP research project, and for polyvagal… Read more →

Mindi Wisker-Tindall, LMHC, NCC

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Ms. 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 a Board member of Mental Health America of Monroe County.   Ms. Wisker-Tindall is comfortable working with clients of all ages and particularly enjoys working with adolescents and young adults dealing with anxiety, mood disorders, transitions… Read more →

Naomi Koeplin, LSW

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Ms. Koeplin is a 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. Koeplin works with adults and adolescents using a compassionate, client-centered approach to engage in the therapeutic… Read more →