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Our Team

Carina Wise

LMFT, Clinical Director & Founder

Carina is passionate about helping children, teens, young adults, and families figure it all out. She believes in providing a strength-based and developmentally appropriate therapeutic environment for all of her clients, from pre-K through college students. She strives to meet you where you are in your life right now to provide a positive environment for you to work through your issues or concerns. She sees clients with a wide range of clinical concerns, such as anxiety, depression, stress, recent transitions, school problems, trauma, and family issues.

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Nicki Decker

LPC, Therapist

Nicki believes that every client has the ability to make positive changes in their life. She is passionate about helping people recognize their own value and believes that therapy is a partnership built on trust and honesty. Nicki utilizes an eclectic blend of therapeutic techniques that are based on the needs of the client. She has experience working with adolescents, young adults, and adults with concerns that include anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, anger management and more.

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Tori Garber

LCSW, Therapist

Tori is enthusiastic about working with children, teens, young adults, and families from all walks of life. She utilizes a strengths-based, person-centered approach. Her goal is to create a comfortable space to safely process, without judgement, and nurtures the courage to be imperfect. Tori works with clients experiencing a wide range of challenges including anxiety, depression, behavior concerns, trauma, co-parenting and more.

 

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Chad Briggs

LSW, Therapist

Chad brings a different energy for the children and teenage clients he sees. He’s a self-professed huge nerd, loving all things from superheroes to fantasy to sci-fi and all things in between. He believes in a collaborative environment with his clients, focusing on a strength-based approach to find what works for you and using that to build you up to tackle your issues. He works with kids and teens for many concerns, including anxiety, depression, stress, behavioral issues, school problems, recent transitions, trauma, and more.

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Megan Menkis

LPC, Art Therapist

Megan loves working with children, teens, and families through a self-discovery process to empower them to positive growth. She believes that each person knows themselves best and works to create a comfortable and nurturing environment to support and guide you on the growth journey. She brings a strength-based and client-centered approach to working through many concerns such as anxiety, depression, stress, behavioral issues, school problems, and more.

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Corinne Ruppert

LPC, Therapist

Corinne enjoys working with clients on their journey to learn more about themselves. She brings a client-centered approach and strives to create a comfortable and supportive environment for her clients. Corinne works with adolescents and young adults with a wide range of challenges such as anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, and more.

 

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Derik Comperatore

LCSW, Therapist

DerikDerik believes that everyone can benefit from therapy for different reasons at different times within our lives. He brings a strength-based approach that is individualized to each client to create a comfortable environment that works best for them. He works with teens, young adults, adults and couples with a wide range of clinical concerns such as anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, couples’ counseling and more.

 

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Kirsten Youse Hyatt

LCSW, Therapist

Kirsten enjoys building positive and empathetic relationships with her clients and supporting them in their own growth. She provides a fun and safe environment to get to know her clients’ unique gifts and challenges, while bringing a strength-based approach that is individualized around each person’s needs. Kirsten works with children, teens, young adults and families with a variety of concerns such as trauma, anxiety, depression, life transitions, family issues and more. She is also fluent in Spanish.

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Shannon Murphy

LPC, Art Therapist

Shannon loves working with pre-teens, teens and adults in a creative environment to help them find the positive growth that lies within. She brings a client-centered, strength-based approach and collaborates with clients to find what works best for them. Shannon works with clients with a wide range of concerns such as anxiety, depression, stress, trauma and more.

 

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Haley Eargle

LSW, Therapist

Haley is passionate about helping children recognize their abilities and increase their self-esteem. She utilizes a strengths-based and person-centered approach to create a comfortable environment and allow for the growth of coping skills. She believes in individualized care to fit the needs and interests of her clients. Haley works with children and adolescents experiencing symptoms of ADHD, anxiety, behavior challenges, grief, and more.

 

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Gena Lambe

LMFT, Therapist

Gena is passionate about helping individuals, families, and couples find their inner strength, develop skills, and reauthor their lives. She uses a combination of systemic approaches to empower clients in a space that is safe, healing, and compassionate. She believes that everyone has the ability to live the life that they want and is passionate about helping others rediscover themselves and improve the quality of their life and relationships with others.

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Megan Chicchi

LSW, Therapist

Megan enjoys working with clients to see their own strengths to empower them to make positive changes. She create a comfortable and safe environment while using strength-based approaches to support clients in their growth. She works with children, adolescents, and young adults with a variety of concerns such as anxiety, depression, stress, life transitions and more.

 

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