Our Therapists

Sabrina Hooks, LCMFT RPT

Sabrina received her masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Friends University and is a Registered Play Therapist through the Kansas City Play Therapy Institute. In addition, Sabrina received a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice at Wichita State University. Sabrina specializes in working with youth, couples, and families, as well as depression, parenting skills, anxiety, and grief counseling. Click here to email Sabrina


Mary Nesbitt, LCMFT

Mary is a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist. She received undergraduate degrees from Wichita State University and a Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Friends University. Mary has been practicing for 16 years in a variety of settings and has extensive experience working with family systems. She served as the clinical director of a residential treatment facility and is experienced in community mental health. Mary has worked with individuals of all ages to address issues of abuse, self-harm, mood, personality disorder and self-image. She also has experience working with individuals who have experienced trauma. Mary is proficient in working with whole families and couples to address marital issues or who need support in addressing family transitions or life stressors. Mary enjoys helping people find more satisfaction in their lives and achieving higher levels of self-actualization.


Lyn Bachman, LCMFT

Lyn is a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist who has practiced in the field since 1988. She has worked in the private practice setting for nine years and within the foster care system for sixteen years. She has done extensive work with family systems and has a passion for working with couples committed to improving their relationships. In addition she has training and experience in trauma informed care as it applies to parenting foster and adopted children, as well as adult trauma recovery and PTSD.


Bethany Beal, LMSW

Bethany received undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Social Work and a Masters degree in Social Work from Wichita State University.  She has professional experience in the child welfare and foster care systems.  Bethany specializes in working with individuals and groups in the areas of depression, anxiety, grief, parenting, blended family issues, adjustment to life changes, self-esteem issues, relationship issues, and anger management.  Bethany is a member of the Phi Alpha Fraternity of Social Workers and the National Association of Social Workers.


Heather LaRue, LCMFT

Heather L. LaRue is a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist. She obtained her Masters degree from Friends University. She has worked in a variety of settings and has had the opportunity to work with clients of all ages including couples, individuals and children. Heather is a Christian therapist that can offer a Christian perspective with love and compassion to help her clients heal and find meaning in their life. Heather enjoys working with children and their families and has training and experience in play therapy working with children experiencing grief, ADHD, behavior issues, and sexual abuse. Heather also provides help and support to individuals and couples in the areas of pre- marital and marital counseling, depression, anxiety, self esteem issues, and divorce issues.


Danell Underwood, LSCSW

Danell is a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker who has been a licensed social worker for over twenty years. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from Wichita State University and her Master's Degree from The University of Kansas in 1996. Danell has over ten years experience providing therapy in community mental health centers. She has also worked in adoptions and with children and adolescents with severe behavior issues. Danell has been trained and worked extensively with individuals coping with the effects of past trauma and abuse, abandonment issues, depression and anxiety.


Nick Milligan, LMSW

Nick Milligan received his Bachelors in Psychology from Friends University and his advanced degree as a Master in Social Work from Wichita State University.  For more than 15 years, he has worked with troubled youth and their families, including juveniles in the court system. His experience includes diverse populations in various community settings. Nicholas has training in Motivational Interviewing, Trauma Informed Care and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. He has worked with a variety of issues, including addiction and life transitions.  He is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), a member of Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers, and Phi Alpha Fraternity of Social Workers.  In addition to being a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), he is also a Licensed Abuse Counselor (LAC).  With experience in individual and group therapy, from a strength-based approach, Nicholas has helped guide clients to overcome ambivalence and make lasting changes in their life.


Colin Fee, LMSW

Colin received his undergraduate degree in Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin in 2002 and his Master’s degree in Social Work from Wichita State University in 2013. He has worked with adolescents and families since the 90s, and has worked inside the juvenile justice, foster care/adoption, and school social work settings. He is a member of the Sedgwick County LGBT Health Coalition and is the current faculty sponsor for the East High Gay-Straight Alliance. Colin has worked extensively with adolescents with behavior problems, as well as with people of all ages experiencing anxiety and depression, sex/gender issues, effects of trauma, and parenting skills.


Natasha O'Donnell, LMLP, LCP

Natasha is a Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist. She received her BS in Psychology and Sociology from Newman University, and her MS in Clinical Psychology from Emporia State University. She has held membership in various honor societies including Psi Chi, Pi Gamma Mu, and Phi Kappa Phi. Natasha has spent nearly 10 years working in the mental health field. She has spent the past few years providing individual, family, and group therapy, as well as psychological testing and evaluation. She has extensive experience working with adolescents with sexual behavior problems and previously served as the coordinator of a Juvenile Sexual Offender Treatment Program. She has worked extensively with the foster care and juvenile justice systems. Natasha provides services to ages 6 and up for a variety of issues including, but not limited to, anxiety, depression, trauma, behavioral problems, and family relations. She utilizes a variety of therapeutic approaches, including CBT, TF-CBT, sandtray, EMDR, play and/or art therapy techniques, and the Gottman Method.


NaKita Wright, LMSW

NaKita earned her undergraduate degree from Washburn University in psychology and her graduate degree from Wichita State University in social work. NaKita is licensed through the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board as a master level social worker. NaKita’s experience in the mental health field spans across an array of services including; case management, crisis intervention, and group facilitation. NaKita works with various ages, but specializes in working with young children and their caregivers. NaKita enjoys working with individuals and families addressing, behavioral concerns, ADHD, anxiety, depression, parenting, and parent-child relationships. NaKita is currently working towards completing her certification in play therapy.


Ken Johnson, LCMFT

Ken is a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist. He received an undergraduate degree from Oklahoma Christian University and a Masters degree from Oklahoma State University. He later received a Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Friends University. Ken has been practicing for 10 years, first in a middle school setting and recently in private practice. He has worked with individuals of all ages to address issues of abuse, self-harm, mood, and self-image. He also has trained to work with individuals who have experienced trauma at the Bob Dole Veteran’s Administration’s PTSD clinic and with Dr. Bruce Perry of the Child Trauma Academy in Houston.