Counseling Center Staff
Andrew Mills, LMSW graduated from Newman University. Andy worked with adults in a community mental health center for five and a half years. Andy has experience in working with adults with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness, depression, anxiety, thought disorders, and personality disorders. Andy has experience in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solutions Focused, and Systems Theory. Andy’s past experience includes working with children in foster care and doing in-home family preservation work. Andy’s interests including working with people experiencing depression, anxiety, psychotic disorders, attention deficit, and anger management. Andy has facilitated group therapy in addressing grief and loss issues and anger management. Andy is looking forward to becoming a Batterer’s Intervention Facilitator.
Ariel Clementi graduated with a Master of Arts in Social Work from Wichita State University. She has derived an eclectic knowledge base after working with a wide variety of community organizations and has served such populations as: the homeless community, children/adolescents with Serious Emotional Disturbances (SED), addictions, and community programming for at-risk youth. Ariel has experience working with families, individuals, and groups . Ariel focuses on an individuals and/or groups strengths, worth, experiences, and expertise, in order to collaboratively pioneer a path to an each individuals personal growth.
Daryl Handlin, LSCSW, LCAC has undergraduate degrees from Wichita State University and holds a Master of Arts from The University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration where he completed a clinical concentration in evidence-based practice and older adult studies. He is former President of the Kansas Chapter of National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and served on the 2011 Delegate Assembly Peace and Social Justice Committee. He was featured for innovative approaches in the 2009 Office of Justice Programs Annual Report to the United States Congress and the President. He is a member of Sedgwick County Crisis Intervention Team Council and is an instructor for associated trainings for first responders and law enforcement. He is a member of NASW and Crisis Intervention Team International. He is also a Board Member for the Wichita Chamber Chorale. Daryl has a broad range of experience in mental health and addictions with all ages and backgrounds.
Greg Crumley, LCMFT, KCGC graduated from Wichita State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business, from Webster University with an MBA, and a Master’s of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Friends University. Greg works to ensure the client is comfortable and at ease when in therapy sessions and believes that everyone is doing the best they can at all times and during the “tough” times they just need a little assistance. He has over 10 years experience as a Marriage and Family Therapist in Wichita. He utilizes a collaborative approach with every each client and bases therapy goals on the individual needs of the client. He employs an integrative style of therapy including elements from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Structured, Strategic, Brief Solutions Focused, Mindfulness, and other therapeutic methodologies in order to tailor each therapeutic experience to the individual. Greg works with adolescents, singles, couples, and the more “mature.” His areas of primary interest include anger, emotion regulation, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, marital and relationship issues and problem gambling. He is a charter member of the Delta Kappa International Marriage and Family Therapy Honor Society.
Heidi Ogden, M.D, is Board Certified in Psychiatry. She is a graduate of University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Ogden treats all ages of patients, has experience as a military psychiatrist treating active duty and combat veterans. Dr. Ogden is experienced with patients with developmental disabilities and severe mental illness. Her special interests include treatment of mood and anxiety disorders including Bipolar and Obsessive Compulsive disorder.
Jenny Hardin, LMSW, received both a Bachelors and Masters in Social Work from Wichita State University. She has over 20 years experience as a licensed social worker in Wichita. Jenny tailors her therapeutic approach to the needs and learning style of each unique client. Jenny’s clinical interests include depression, anxiety, traumatic stress, couples/relational, work and career stress, bipolar moods, life transitions (esp. mid-life), divorce recovery, addictive behaviors, postpartum, emotion regulation & anger, assertiveness/empowerment, psychospiritual conflicts, boundaries, psychosis, mania, LGBT, grief/loss, and dream analysis. She specializes in adults, couples and teen girls ages 12 and up. She is a member of NASW and has received two commendations in her field: Outstanding social work practicum student from Wichita State University (2006) and Counselor of the Year from Alternatives EAP in Kansas City (2013)
Julie Marshall, APRN is a Board Certified Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Nursing from Wichita State University. She has experience providing medication management in an outpatient clinic, as well as inpatient and residential areas. Julie sees children, beginning at age 5, adolescents, and adults. She has experience with all facets of mental health care, and has been a co-investigator for children’s research studies. Her areas of special interest include Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.
Kristi McNeal, LMSW graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice from Wichita State University, and a Master’s degree in Social Work from Wichita State University. Kristi has worked in a variety of roles in community social services agencies, including work with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, community mental health services, juvenile justice services and in child welfare. Kristi is a member of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) team. Kristi uses dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), solution focused and cognitive behavioral (CBT) approaches, along with others. Kristi receives supervision for eating disorder treatment under Dr. Beth McGilley, a certified eating disorder specialist. Areas of special interest include borderline personality disorder, eating disorders, intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD), anger/aggression issues, adolescents, ODD and conduct disorders, depression and anxiety.
Kristina Naillieux, LMFT, has a Master’s of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Friends University and a Bachelor’s in Social Work from Wichita State University. Kristina previously worked as a Family Preservation Therapist, helping families cope with life difficulties. Kristina also has experience working with teens, individuals, couples and families who may be suffering from Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Self-esteem issues, LGBTQ, relationship difficulties, emotion regulation and life transitions. Some of the approaches that Kristina utilizes during therapy is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused, Identifying strengths and Mindfulness. Kristina strongly believes in providing a safe environment for clients to explore and find ways to cope with stresses in their lives.
Mary C. Jones, LCMFT, LAC, graduated with a Master’s of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Friends University. Mary has over 19 years experience with MHA in working and developing Psychiatric Rehabilitation Programs. Mary became Director of the Counseling Center in October 2008 and Outpatient Senior Director in January 2013. In addition to overseeing the clinic, she maintains a clinical caseload. Mary’s primary emphasis is with PTSD, anxiety disorders, depression, marital and relationship issues, family dynamics and post partum recovery. Her specialties include EMDR and Prolonged Exposure. Mary is a member of Delta Kappa International Marriage and Family Therapy Honor Society and the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
Miquetta White, LMSW graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Counseling with emphasis in children and adolescent in May 2010 as well as a Master’s degree in Social Work from Newman University in May 2015. Miquetta worked as an attendant care worker with children with Serious Emotional Disturbances (SED) for 2 years. Miquetta then worked in the early childhood field for 5 years doing case management. Miquetta is currently attending Heartland Play Therapy Institute to complete a play therapy certificate. Miquetta has experience with working with parents, children, and families. Miquetta also has experience with providing parenting skills and education, child development experience, and providing community resources. Miquetta will be providing therapy in the elementary schools in the Wichita area.
Rhonda L. Nutter, LMSW, graduated from Wichita State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences and graduated from Newman University with a Master’s Degree in Social Work. Rhonda has worked in a variety of roles in the community social services setting including working with the SPMI population as well as with children and adolescents individually and in the group setting. Rhonda’s interests include couples counseling, trauma, ADHD, Asperger Syndrome and SPMI symptom management. Rhonda is also a Prepare and Enrich facilitator, a relationship inventory and skill-building program for couples.
Sarah Jian is a board certified Physician Assistance that graduated from Wichita State University in 2014 and since has worked with in-patient and out-patient mental health populations ages 12y/o and up. She follows evidence-based medication management and keeps herself up to date on practice guidelines. Sarah has experience with diagnosis and medication management of Depressive Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Thought Disorders, and Personality Disorders. She practices with an energetic, non-judgmental tone and encourages honest dialogue with her clients.
Sherida Valpoort-Jones, LMFT, graduated with a BS in Psychology from Oklahoma Panhandle State University and a Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy from Friends University. She has extensive experience in community mental health settings serving children and adults with a variety of mental health needs. She has experience working with children and families involved in the Kansas child welfare system as a home-based therapist. Her areas of primary interest include depression, anxiety, self-esteem, marital and relationship issues.
Stacey Rodriguez, LSCSW graduated with a Master's of Social Work from Washburn University. Stacey is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been working with children, adults and families in a variety of settings for more than 20 years. Stacey has provided counseling services for Newman University students/athletes for the past 10 years. She has been a family educator, provided children of divorce training, and also worked as a social worker. Stacey believes strongly in the sanctity of marriage and the family unit, and she works hard to preserve those relationships. She believes individuals have value and worth, and she strives to help them reach their full potential. Stacey has extensive experience providing individual, family and relationship counseling to those who want to overcome depression, anxiety, parenting, behavioral, anger management, grief, adolescent, ADHD, relationship and life issues.
Stephanie Hinsdale, LSCSW, graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Education from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, and went on to earn her Master’s Degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. She started with her LCSW license in Virginia, then moving it to Texas, and she is now in Kansas (who has added an ‘S’ to her title). Stephanie’s first job as an LCSW was as a contract employee at Portsmouth Naval Medical Center, so she has much experience working with those in or associated with the military. She also did much work with those with PTSD there, especially Prolonged Exposure Therapy. Stephanie works well with adolescents and helping them cope with important issues in their lives. Stephanie focuses much on Cognitive Behavior Therapy, as she has found that to be most effective in working with those with depression, anxiety, & most other psychiatric issues. In addition, Stephanie has recently become eligible to get her LCAC for substance abuse treatment in Kansas, as she is already certified to provide such treatment in Virginia.
Valerie Kreger, LMFT has a Master’s of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Friends University and a Bachler’s in Social Work from Wichita State University. Valerie has experience in working with Children ages 8 +, teens, individuals, couples and families that are dealing with anxiety, depression, PTSD and other trauma issues, ADHD, guilt, shame, grief, marriage issues, blended family hardships, LGBTQ difficulties, and whatever other curve balls life has thrown. Valerie’s therapy approach is collaborative and client centered; focusing on system and strength based perspectives. She finds humor and “realness” to be her strength, which allows authenticity and a warm, safe environment for change. Valerie has training in EMDR, Trauma Yoga, sand tray, play therapy techniques and DBT.