The Briarwood Clinic

3645 North Briarwood Lane Suite A      Muncie, Indiana 47304      Ph (765) 289-5520 Fax (765) 289-5840

Our Therapists

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Stefania Aegisdottir, Ph.D., HSPP

Psychologist

Dr. Stef received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Ball State University. She is a professor in the Department of Counseling Psychology at Ball State University. With over 25 years experience, she enjoys working with patients of all ages, including couples and families. Specialties include depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, trauma, anger management, and career decisions, including Fitness for Employment evaluations.

Sharon Bowman, Ph.D., HSPP, LMHC

Psychologist

Dr. Bowman is currently professor and chair of the Department of Counseling Psychology, Social Psychology and Counseling at Ball State University. She received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and is board certified as a counseling psychologist. With over 35 years’ experience, she enjoys working with adults and couples. Specialties include areas of diversity (race and ethnicity, women’s issues, LGB issues), disaster and trauma, Post-Partum Depression, relationship difficulties, and emotional abuse.

Linda Geidel, LMHC

Mental Health Counselor

Linda Geidel received her master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Ball State University. With over 25 years’ experience, she has worked in a wide variety of treatment settings including residential, independent living, inpatient and outpatient treatment settings. She enjoys working with all ages including couples, families and groups. Specialties include eating disorders, borderline personality disorder, grief and loss, relational issues, and “phase of life” concerns, as well as, bipolar and schizophrenic disorders.

Chris Liedtke, Psy.D., HSPP

Psychologist

Dr. Liedtke received her Psy.D. at the American School of Professional Psychology - Argosy University. With over 10 years’ experience, she enjoys working with all ages, particularly children and families. Specialties include child trauma/abuse, self-harm (cutting), behavior disorders of childhood and adolescence, attention deficit, oppositional defiance, as well as, improving parenting skills.

Malyssa May, LMHC

Mental Health Counselor

Malyssa May received her master’s degree in Counseling from Lincoln University and is certified in Trauma-Focused CBT and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing.) Malyssa has over 25 years’ experience working with children, teens, and adults in the areas of physical or sexual abuse, neglect, self-harm, suicidal thoughts, PTSD, OCD, and family conflict. Specialties include EMDR, play therapy, sand tray, and art therapy.

Our Therapists

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Genevieve McBride, LMHC

Mental Health Counselor

Genevieve McBride received her Nursing Degree in 1979, and her master’s degree in counseling psychology in 2001 from Ball State University. She has worked as a Mental Health Counselor in both inpatient and outpatient settings for nearly 20 years. Genevieve specializes in gender dysphoria and transition, LGBTQ issues, sexual abuse survivors, borderline personality disorders, bipolar and panic. Her knowledge and experience as an RN lend to an additional specialty in counseling patients with chronic pain and physical illnesses.

Timothy McCarty, LMHC, LCAC

Mental Health Counselor, Clinical Addictions Counselor

Tim McCarty is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor with a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and a bachelor’s degree in Addiction Studies from Ball State University. With over 40 years experience, Tim works with adults, couples, and families . Specialties include CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy), addictions/substance abuse with a focus on relapse prevention, co-occurring disorders, eating disorders, PTSD, anger and depression.

Barbara McConnell, LCSW

Clinical Social Worker

Barbara McConnell received her master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Purdue University and a master’s degree in Social Work from Indiana University. Barb is certified in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and is an approved consultant in the instruction of EMDR to mental health professionals. With over 40 years’ experience, she enjoys working with adults and teens with a focus on PTSD in abuse victims, depression and Bipolar disorder. 

Sharon McNeany, Ph.D., HSPP

Psychologist

Dr. McNeany received two Master of Science degrees in Curriculum Instruction and School Counseling and a doctorate degree in counseling psychology from Purdue University and completed additional coursework in school psychology at Ball State University. She is also a licensed school psychologist in Indiana and is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist. With nearly 25 years’ experience, Dr. McNeany specializes in family conflict resolution, autism and Asperger’s syndrome, and educational concerns.

Wendy Rees, LMHC

Mental Health Counselor

Wendy Rees received her master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Ball State University. Wendy has been providing counseling services for 25 years. She works with all ages, including couples and families. She specializes in treating teens experiencing adjustment or peer difficulties, sexual abuse survivors, as well as, sex offenders. Additionally, Wendy works with individuals dealing with depression, grief, bipolar disorder and self-harm.

Our Therapists

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Patricia Savage, LCSW

Clinical Social Worker

Patricia Savage received her master’s degree in Social Work from Indiana/Purdue University. Patricia has been providing counseling services for over 25 years. She works with adults and teens, including couples and families in the areas of relational issues, grief counseling, Bipolar disorder, work related anxiety, and depression. She is also trained and experienced in critical incident stress debriefing.

Molly Tschopp, Ph.D., HSPP

Psychologist

Dr. Tschopp is a Licensed Psychologist and Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. She received her doctorate degree in Rehabilitation Psychology from the University of Wisconsin. She is an associate professor at Ball State University. Dr. Tschopp works with adults and college students in the areas of life transitions, physical, emotional, intellectual, developmental disability counseling, as well as, those dealing with chronic pain and health conditions, depression, anxiety and grief.

Nicole Wallace, LCSW, LCAC

Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Addictions Counselor

Nicole Wallace is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor. Nicole has worked with adolescents and adults for over 17 years. She received her Master of Science degree in Social Work from Indiana University. She specializes in substance abuse treatment, thought disorders, depression, anxiety, trauma, borderline personality disorder, postpartum depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and Psychological First Aid.

Maria Willey, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Maria Willey is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She received her master’s degree in Social Psychology in Brazil. She has been licensed and practicing in the United States since 2004. Maria enjoys working with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. Specialties include relationship problems, cultural adjustment, mood disorders, spirituality, grief, and behavior issues. Maria speaks fluently in both English and Portuguese.

Christine Wyman, LMHC

Mental Health Counselor

Christine Wyman is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with a master’s degree in Counseling from Valparaiso University, and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She enjoys working with children and adults with a specialty in trauma including physical, sexual, and emotional abuse, generational and complex trauma, adolescent sexual offenders, survivors of sexual abuse and their families.