Stefania Aegisdottir, Ph.D., HSPP
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
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
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.
Catherine "Christie" Ballard, LMHC
Christi Ballard received her graduate degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi. With 25 years of experience, Christi tends to be eclectic in her approach, using whatever strategies, interventions, or concepts that will move people towards their goals and emotional health. These include, but are not limited to DBT, Cognitive Processing Therapy, CBT, and the use of Metaphors and Stories in therapy. Christi is open to working with ages 12 and up. Specialties include Borderline Personality Disorder, Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, ADHD in adults, Schizophrenia, Substance Use Disorders, phase of life issues, grief, adjustments to change, managing chronic mental illness, trauma, and relationship issues.
Genevieve (McBride) Villas, LMHC
Genevieve Villas 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
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
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
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.
Patricia Savage, LCSW
Willard "Bill" Frederick, LCSW
Bill received his Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Tennessee. With over 40 years experience, Bill practices Solution Focused Therapy in which he utilizes client feedback.
Bill works with individuals, couples, and families to help them learn to use their strengths. He works with parents to help them discover and use positive, constructive methods of dealing with adolescent behavioral and emotional issues.
Areas of specialization include depression, anxiety, anger management, trauma, chronic pain, relationships, and parenting.
Maria Willey, LMFT
Christine Wyman, LMHC
Hannah Lopez, LSW
Hannah Lopez received her Masters degree
in Social Work from IUPUI. While Hannah has most experience in working with
adults, she also has interest in working with teenagers. Hannah specializes in
populations working through sexual dysfunctions, emotional dysregulations,
sexual trauma, relapse prevention, and relationship problems. Hannah uses a cognitive
behavioral approach to therapy. Hannah possesses a warm, open, and empathetic style that
allows clients to fully be themselves in sessions.
Gisselle McKell-Jeffers, Ph.D., HSPP
received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Howard University. She has over
15 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families in
school, community-based, hospital, and residential treatment settings. Dr. G thoroughly
enjoys working with youth and their families. She specializes in anxiety,
depression, and adjustment issues, as well as individuals who have experienced
trauma. Additionally, she is a Credentialed
Sexually Abusive Youth Clinician (CSAYC)
qualified to work with adolescents who engage in sexually harmful behaviors. Dr.
G is passionate about engaging with families and addressing family system
issues and disruptive patterns that impact adolescents and their families. Therapy approaches include CBT, TF-CBT, DBT and behavior therapy and humanistic approaches.
Ericka Kelley, CRC
Heather Stevenson, MSW,
Heather is licensed as a clinical social
worker and clinical addiction counselor and received her Master of Social Work
degree from Indiana University. She has earned certification as a Clinical Trauma Professional through the
International Association of Trauma Professionals and is an Eye Movement
Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) trained therapist. Heather has more than 10 years’ experience helping others
achieve the life they desire. In addition to private practice, she has worked
in community mental health, residential care, and home-based therapy settings.
She works with older adolescents and adults and specializes in adjustment issues, addictions, trauma, codependency, narcissistic abuse, and family of origin issues. Heather strives to empower her clients by utilizing a variety of approaches. She promotes self-discovery, which includes not only exploring problematic patterns, but also identifying strengths and evidence of resiliency.
Wendy Rees, LMHC
Bethany Henderson, M.A.
Bethany Henderson received a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Ball State University and is awaiting for her exam date to receive licensure as a Mental Health Counselor. While Bethany enjoys working with adults, she also frequently works with children (ages 5+) and adolescents with emotional and behavioral needs, often associated with a history of trauma. Bethany tends to bring a quirky, warm and creative approach to make therapy an engaging and welcoming space. She is passionate about working with people who have experienced trauma, grief, depression, anxiety, anger, behavioral difficulties and LGBTQ+ issues. Bethany is also trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing).