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Mandy Whitehead – Clinical Director

Mandy received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Avila University and a Master of Arts degree in Counseling from MidAmerica Nazarene University. She is licensed in the state of Kansas as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Licensed Master’s Addiction Counselor (LMAC). She has worked with individuals and families in a variety of settings and a range of acuity levels. Her experience includes community mental health counseling, inpatient psychiatric hospital treatment, crisis intervention, assessment, residential and outpatient substance use treatment, and university instruction. Mandy takes an integrative approach with her clients and utilizes techniques from Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Therapy, Reality Therapy, and Person-Centered Counseling. She believes in collaborating with her clients in an effort to foster hope and healing in their journey of recovery.

Elizabeth Smith – Counselor

Elizabeth received her Bachelor of Science degree in Family and Consumer Science from The University of Nebraska- Omaha and earned a Master of Arts in Counseling from MidAmerica Nazarene University. Elizabeth is currently licensed with the State of Kansas as a Licensed Professional Counselor and as a Licensed Master Addiction Counselor. She started her career working at a community counseling center providing therapy to families, couples, adolescents and adults and transitioned into working in residential substance use treatment facilities. Elizabeth has a passion for working with individuals who suffer from addiction, mental health disorders and their families as she believes that these issues should be addressed in a holistic approach. She specializes and is trained in working with individuals and couples who struggle with sexual addiction. Elizabeth utilizes an eclectic theoretical approach when working with clients to include emotion focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, client focused therapy and experiential therapy.

Dusty Harryman – Outpatient Counselor

Dusty received his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Pittsburg State University and Master of Arts degree in Human Services and Addiction Counseling from Washburn University. He is licensed in the state of Kansas as a Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor (LCAC) and has practiced in the field of addiction for 10 years. His career began working in a Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) facility and from there moved to a residential treatment center assisting teens in overcoming substance use issues. Dusty spent most of the past 7 years helping to implement an outpatient MAT program at a community health center, working in both residential and outpatient settings. Over the years, he has held certifications in: Anger Management, Anxiety Management, Co-Occurring Disorders, Trauma Focused CBT (TFCBT) and DOT SAP (Dept. of Transportation Substance Abuse Professional). Dusty’s passion lies in having seen firsthand the destruction addiction can visit upon family, friends and loved ones and helping those who desire change to pickup the pieces of brokenness addiction scatters throughout their lives.

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