INTRODUCING OUR CARING AND DEDICATED STAFF
Dr. Dominique L. Wilson, LPCC-S, MAC-Clinical Director & Behavioral Health/ Substance Abuse Clinician
Hi, are you feeling overwhelmed, tired, and drained with your current life? Do you desire to live a life that is more fulfilling, but just don't know how to take the steps needed to improve things? Are you surviving life, but not fully experiencing the joys that come with a rewarding life? Well, it is time to take control of your life, your circumstances, your emotions...it is time feel happy!!
You can expect to be treated with respect and great care while receiving treatment services during our therapeutic partnership. I believe that as a therapist it is my job to assist my clients with identifying and applying solutions to various obstacles in life that can result in elevated level of emotional stress, i.e.. work, family, major life transitions. My goal in providing counseling services is to establish a working alliance with my clients to assist with their development of a life-coping tool box that will provide them a more healthy emotional/mental balance in their lives.
I have expertise in providing treatment services for various emotional/behavioral health and substance abuse concerns using CBT model of treatment for the past 12 years. Cognitive-Behavioral treatment leads to success in therapy by identifying and changing negative thoughts, beliefs, and/or situations that could be resulting in negative consequences in your life.
I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC-S), a state-certified supervisor for Licensed Professional Counselor Associates, an Adjunct Professor at Lindsey Wilson College's School of Professional Counseling, a Masters Addiction Counselor (MAC), and a state-certified substance abuse Clinical Services Supervisor, Assessor, and DUI-Instructor. I also a certified Juvenile Sex Offending Certified Counselor and earned the certification in 2014. She was selected by NAMI as the 2019 Keynote Speaker for the Kentucky Conference held in Lexington, Kentucky.
I earned my Ph.D. in Counseling Leadership Education and Supervision from University of Cumberlands in 2018 and I am member of the UCumberland's Student Advisory Committee. I am a active member of the Kentucky Association of Mental Health Professionals, the Kentucky Counseling Association, and the American Counseling Association. In 2019, I was selected by NAMI as the Keynote Speaker for their 2019 NAMI Kentucky Conference.
Robbi J. Barber, M.Ed., LPCA- Behavioral Health/Substance Abuse-Clinician & Prime for Life Instructor
Hello! Life can be an amazing journey and sometimes it seems unkind. Let me help you bring new life to your journey by seeing life through a different lens. Therapy can provide a clear perspective that allows you to no lon ger walk your journey in darkness but as you apply the light on your path becomes illuminated! I will work with you in order to assist you with identifying your treatment goals in order to assist you with addressing the treatment concerns in your life that are resulting in life stressors that you may be experiencing. I develop therapeutic partnerships with my clients to empower them to reach their treatment goals.
I am a Licensed Professional Counseling Associate who earned a masters degree in Counseling & Human Development from Lindsey Wilson College. I am currently seeking my EdD from the University of the Cumberlands in Counseling, Supervision and Leadership.
I utilize the Cognitive Behavioral modality of treatment as a well as Motivational Interviewing as a form of integrative therapy ways that works best individually for the client. I also offer Christian-based counseling services for those who are in need of these specialized services. I instruct the DUI 20-Hour Education Program and have experience working substance abuse as well.
Eric Morton, LPCA-Behavioral Health & Substance Abuse Clinician
Hello, I am a Licensed Professional Counseling Associate who graduated Eastern Kentucky University with my master’s degree in Human Services. I also attended Lindsey Wilson College postgraduate in order to complete the state mental health counseling requirements for my degree program and have been providing mental health services to youth and families for the past 10 years in the foster care setting.
I am a current member of the Kentucky Mental Health Counselor’s Association (KMHCA) and I am working towards my independent licensure while receiving regular clinical supervision. I adhere to the ACA Code of Ethics and the guidelines set forth by the Kentucky Board of Licensed Professional Counselors.
My therapeutic approach of choice is Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. I prefer this modality of treatment because it allows for a trusting therapeutic partnership to develop between my clients and myself. This model of treatment is intended to assist me with equipping my clients with the tools necessary to live happy, as well as, productive lives.
Christopher Robinson, M.Ed., LPCA-Behavioral Health & Substance Abuse Clinician
Hi! I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Associate (LPCA) who graduated from Lindsey Wilson College with a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and Human Education. I am also a current member of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and the Kentucky Mental Health Counselor’s Association (KMHCA). I graduated from Lindsey Wilson College School of Professional Counseling in 2019 with a Master’s of Mental Health Counseling and Human Education. I have experience in treating individual’s with addiction, mental health, depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorders. I have experience in group work, such as relationships, anger management, relapse prevention, and process groups.
I work with my clients utilizing Cognitive Behavioral, Person-Centered and Motivational Interviewing modalities of treatment. The reason I chose to utilize these particular treatment models is because I believe they are more focused and relatable to each client’s individual treatment needs. This enables me to engage in empathic and open dialogue my clients and myself, assists in building our therapeutic partnership, and empowering my clients towards achieving their identified treatment goals. I pride myself on adhering to the ethical and legal standards of the counseling profession as this assist in ensuring my clients that I maintain a strict code of confidentiality and put their treatment needs first.
Cache Rich ardson, MA, LPCA- Behavioral Health/Substance Abuse-Clinician
Hi, I am Cache! I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Associate (LPCA), a current member of both the American Counseling Association (ACA) and the Kentucky Counseling Association (KCA). I am licensed to practice mental health counseling in the state of Kentucky.
I graduated from the University of The Cumberland’s this year with a Master of Art in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I have two and a half years of expertise in treating individuals, groups, and couples. I am currently under clinical supervision for my licensure. My clinical supervisor is Brandt Briggs MA, LPCC-S, NCC, TCADC. He can be reached by his email or phone: [email protected] 859-493-2371
Description of Treatment Provided: I will be working with individuals utilizing Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Person-Centered Therapy. The purpose of Cognitive Behavioral treatment is to help people maneuver their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that are causing them issues. This will help uproot negative and irrational beliefs. The purpose of Person-Centered treatment is to help facilitate the personal growth and relationships of a person by allowing them to explore and utilize their strengths and personal identity.
April Lowe, CSW-Behavioral Health & Substance Abuse Clinician
Hi, I am April! I am a Certified Social Worker (CSW) with a Master’s of Social Work. I am working towards obtaining my independent license through clinical supervision and accrued hours. I am a member of the National Association of Social Work.
I graduated with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology from the University of Kentucky in 2009. I completed my Master’s in Social Work at the University of Campbellsville in 2018. My focus and scope of practice is mental health counseling and dual diagnoses. I have worked in private clinical settings as well public community settings. Overall, I have 14 years of experience working in the mental health field from hospital inpatient to outpatient targeted case management, and graduating to clinical practice with individuals who suffer from severe mental illness and substance abuse issues. I have led countless IOP groups, Al-Anon family groups, and residential groups. I enjoy doing individual counseling, however I have experience in family and marriage counseling. I adhere to the Social Work Code of ethics and am currently under clinical supervision with Amy Smith, LCSW-S. I have been working with her for the past 3 years and can be contacted via email: [email protected]
Cognitive behavioral therapies and interventions are my go to interventions. Motivational Interviewing, Reality therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy are additional interventions that I often utilize. I will integrate specific therapies and interventions to better accommodate the client. In doing so, I am able to meet the client where they are, which leads to a strong therapeutic rapport and the beginnings of a new foundation in mental health progression.
Edwards Samuels, LPCA-Behavioral Health & Substance Abuse Clinician
Hello, I am a Licensed Professional Counseling Associate who graduated from Lindsey Wilson College with a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and Human Education. Also, I hold a Bachelor’s of Art in Psychology from Kentucky State University located at Frankfort, Kentucky and a diploma in Human and Social Services from Bryant & Stratton College State of Wisconsin.
I am a current member of both the Kentucky Mental Health Counselor’s Association (KMHCA), American Counseling Association (ACA) and am working towards my independent licensure while receiving regular clinical supervision by Dr. Dominique L. Wilson, LPCC-S, MAC. I am governed by the guidelines set forth according, to ACA Code of Ethics established by the Kentucky Board of Licensed Professional Counselors.
My therapeutic approach of choice is Adlerian Therapy. Although, other modalities of treatment will at times be incorporated such as: Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Person-Centered and Solution Focused interviewing treatment techniques. The reason I prefer this modality is it help an individual determine stressors begin in the childhood then transpose themselves into adolescent and adult life. Too, utilizing this technique has proven itself to enhance my abilities during formalization and development of a trusting partnership.
These treatment and goal techniques will be intended to assist clients who are stuck in life, “bounce back into the saddle” and regain the happy life they enjoyed prior to the problem.
Natasha Lacey- Office Administrator & Certified Peer Support Specialist
In my role as the office administrator, I will be your first line of contact with New Life Counseling Services. I will provide you information about the services that are offered at our agency, obtain your insurance/payment information, and assist you with the intake process. I will also assist with scheduling appointments with your therapist and any questions you may have related to insurance and/or clinical information. I enjoy working with the therapists that are a part of our agency and assisting clients with their needs. Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have!
I am also Certified Family Peer Support Specialist with the state of Kentucky. I offer hope, guidance, and advocacy for parents and caregivers of children and youth receiving services from mental health, substance use, and related service systems. FPSS are an array of formal and informal services and supports provided to families raising a children up to the age 26 years, who are experiencing social, emotional, developmental, and/or behavioral challenges in their home, school, and/or community. FPSS provide a structured, strength-based relationship by also collaborating wrap-around services with a Family Peer Advocate and the parent/family members for the benefit of the youth. The purpose of this service is to support the parent/family member and enhance their skills so they can promote positive youth functioning and their child’s ability to live successfully in their community. New Life Counseling Services will be offering these services in the Fall of 2021.