MA, LPCC-s, C.T
Kailey earned her Bachelors of Arts from Mount Vernon Nazarene University in 2012 and finished her Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Ashland Theological Seminary in 2015.
Kailey has a background in hospice work and feels that companioning and advocating for grievers is her life’s passion. Kailey believes that grief is not a problem to be solved or a diagnosis to fix. Kailey’s goal through her trainings, groups, and individual counseling sessions is to create a refuge where the normal plethora of emotions of grief are normalized and accepted as valid.
Kailey specializes in working with individuals of all ages, with special interest and care given to children’s bereavement, complicated grief, perinatal loss, and chronic illness. Kailey has completed training at the center for loss and life transition and is a licensed clinical thanatologist. Kailey is also an adjunct professor at Ashland Theological seminary where she teaches grief and crisis counseling courses.
Stephen is a licensed counselor who works with individuals navigating a wide range of mental health issues. In addition, Stephen specializes in sexual health, sexual education, and sexual dysfunction. Stephen is a sex-positive counselor who believes that sexuality should be a normal part of conversation and seeks to facilitate healthy dialogue surrounding an often taboo topic.
Stephen works with individuals, families, and couples (both in non-monogamous and polygamous relationships). Stephen is a member of AASECT (American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists), and is currently enrolled with the Sexuality Training Institute at the Ohio Center for Relationship and Sexual Health. Stephen is also trained in Prepare and Enrich: which is an assessment and training tool that can benefit relationships in a wide range of situations.
MSW, LISW-S ACDCS ADHD-CCSP
Emily specializes in working with individuals of all ages, with special interest and care given to neurodivergence, trauma work, relationship concerns and somatic work. She has completed training and advanced certifications in treating ADHD, ASD, and several Trauma-Informed modalities.
Emily is passionate about a client-centric approach that honors strengths and solution-focused therapy. Emily believes that relationship and communication is the bedrock of clinical work, developing rapport and involvement with clients is what allows for the most evidence-based work to happen.
Emily on “doing the work”: “I am definitely a floor person. I feel it is best to keep our hands busy while we talk. Sometimes we must recognize that there is a rhythm to healing that isn’t always linear. And sometimes, we just have to show up and be real.”
Zachary Spoon is a Licensed Professional Counselor who earned his Bachelor’s of Arts from Mount Vernon Nazarene University in 2011 and finished his Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Ashland Theological Seminary in 2021.
Zac recognizes that finding a counselor with whom you connect can be challenging. You want someone who can help you heal and grow, but none of that matters without a connection. Zac believes in prioritizing this connection and seeks to provide a deeply empathic and supportive space where you experience safety as you share your story and work through growth and healing.
Zac’s passion lies in working with anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, self-esteem, and existential challenges. He works closely with clients to help decrease self-destructive behaviors, foster self-compassion, navigate daily struggles of life, and create real, authentic, and genuine lives.
Kristin received her Bachelors and Masters degrees in Clinical Social Work from The Ohio State University. She has experience working in children’s services, crisis, hospitals, community mental health, and private practice. Kristin works with diverse populations but focuses on children, ages 2-10, and young women from adolescents to age 40. She has training in child-centered non-directive Play Therapy and utilizes this intervention along with directive Play Therapy working with children. Kristin has training in Dialectic Behavioral Therapy and also uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Cognitive Processing Therapy with adolescent and young adult women. She uses strengths-based perspective and a positive body image outlook working with clients. Kristin specializes in trauma, depression, anxiety, and adjustment. She works with individuals, couples and families but specializes in individual work. Kristin’s passion for helping others started in her teen years while doing mission work with churches and Christian organizations. Kristin’s goal is to help others in their journey of healing and growth.