Candy Phelps, LPCA

Candy obtained her Masters of Licensed Professional Counseling from Liberty University. She also has a Masters in Educational Leadership. Candy has experience in group and individual counseling. She also has experience in cognitive behavior, solution-focused therapy, and family therapy. She has training in crises and treatment planning as well. On  top of that, she has experience as a teacher.   

Ashley Perkins, M.Ed., LPCA, LPATA

Ashley,  a graduate of the University of Louisville’s Art Therapy program, received her M.Ed. in Counseling and Personnel Services with a focus in Art Therapy. This comprehensive mental health program prepared her for her current licenses as both a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPCA) as well as a Licensed Professional Art Therapy Associate (LPATA). Her very early inspirations for working in this field stemmed from a sincere drive to help those struggling with addiction, to be able to assist them using counseling and art therapy skills.  Ashley expresses that she feels a strong drive to work with addiction recovery and working primarily with an adult population. 

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Corey Birch, LPCC

Corey graduated with his Master's in Mental Health Counseling from Lindsey Wilson College in 2012, and has been working with children and families for 19 years. Corey is known for his relaxed and comfortable approach to counseling.  Corey's approach involves genuine caring, acceptance, and non-judgment.  Corey works with clients from a strength-based, positive, and affirming perspective. He works with a wide range of issues, including depression, anxiety, other mental health disorders, unresolved emotional issues, self-esteem/self-empowerment, grief and loss, relationship/family concerns, individual counseling for personal and emotional growth. 

Amelia Neuroth, LPCA

Amelia received her Masters and Specialist degrees from University of Kentucky in Counseling Psychology in 2014. Amelia takes a warm and comfortable approach to counseling in order to work with her clients with recovery from addiction, understanding themselves better, sorting out emotions, enhancing personal relationships, achieving goals, and facilitating healing. Amelia has training in Psychodramatic Therapy, Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Parent-Child Interaction Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR). She has experience with clients struggling with anxiety, depression, traumatic experiences, low self esteem, grief, stress, women’s issues, family and relationship conflict, identity issues, life transitions, and mood disorders. She also has experience with individual and group counseling.

Shawn Pantaliono, LPCA

Receiving his Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Lindsey Wilson in 2013, Shawn holds a wide-range of experience working with adolescents with mental health, substance use issues, and their families. He has worked with children in foster care and young adults, through conducting individual and group therapy sessions. Shawn has a particularly broad experience in conducting cognitive, academic, and social emotional assessments. Shawn’s areas of specialty are anxiety and depression, family therapy, adolescent behavior issues, and substance abuse/dependence. 

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