Andréa Burns is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a nationally Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor who earned a Master of Arts in Counseling from Lincoln Christian University and a Bachelor of Science in Human Services. Andréa is a member of the American Counseling Association. She has a history of working with children, adolescents, adults, and families in a non-profit community-based setting for several years.
During her time at the non-profit agency, Andréa served as a clinical supervisor for other clinicians, as well as a therapist for their intensive outpatient counseling program. Andréa specializes in treating trauma, anger and conflict management, anxiety, stress-related disorders, depression, emotional distress, relational/behavioral issues, adjustment to life changes, grief and loss, as well as helping individuals navigate through spiritual concerns.
Andréa's goal is to create a safe, open and non-judgmental environment for individuals to feel comfortable expressing themselves and to work through difficult and complex issues. She utilizes a number of strategies to engage individuals, couples, and families in treatment, including but not limited to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused, and family therapies. She believes in and facilitate a strength-based approach to treatment, allowing the individual to develop and recognize their personal strengths. When working with small children, play therapy is utilized and family involvement is encouraged. She is passionate about helping individuals gain greater insight and self-awareness and work toward making certain changes in order to experience greater satisfaction in their lives.
Ann Crumpler is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has over 30 years of clinical experience with a foundation of assisting individuals with emotional trauma. She specializes in psychotherapeutic treatment for children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Ann is also an experienced family and couples therapy practitioner. She received her Master of Science in Social Work degree from the University of Louisville’s Kent School of Social Work in 1989, with a concentration in comprehensive health while working in the public sector providing child protective services.
Areas of expertise for Ann include solution-focused treatment, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), depression and anxiety, childhood sexual abuse and trauma, domestic violence, addictions, family therapy, group therapy and play therapy. She has also completed Level II EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) training, specifically to help clients who are dealing with trauma, crisis, and PTSD.
Ann is focused on resilience, and she enjoys working with all age groups. She takes an integrated holistic approach which strives to guide individuals towards compassionate emotional well-being and improved life-style behavioral patterns. She is committed to a collaborative process of working with clients to discover new ways of thinking and experiencing life’s challenges. She believes that support, connection, and collaboration are the essential components of improving one’s quality of life and achieving mutual established goals.
Dr. Leroy Hall is a clinical neuropsychologist and a licensed clinical psychologist in the State of Illinois. He received his doctorate degree from Regent University and completed his predoctoral internship at Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia in Geriatrics, Neuropsychology, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Hall has additional training in Neuropsychology with Scott Sautter, PhD, ABPN, Hampton Roads Neuropsychology, Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Specializing in psychological, neuropsychological, and geriatric assessments, Dr. Hall primarily conducts assessments for individuals with neurological, cardiac, and sleep concerns. Evaluations utilize best practice methods, and the resulting comprehensive report he provides to his patients and their physicians is an integral element of his assessment process. Working in conjunction with the Decatur Child and Family Wellness Institute (CFWI) therapists, he also offers psychological and neuropsychological assessments for children.
Dr. Hall is particularly interested in assessment and treatment for individuals who have suffered from stroke or traumatic brain injury and in health psychology for chronic pain concerns. Other treatment interests for Dr. Hall include therapy for adolescents and families. He also has training and experience with the severely and persistently mentally ill population.
Amy Mueller is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with over 20 years of clinical experience. She specializes in working with individuals of all ages, couples, and families. Amy received her Masters of Arts Degree in Clinical Psychology from Bradley University.
Formerly, Amy worked as a Marriage and Family Therapist, as well as serving as a SASS and ICG Supervisor at The Center for Youth and Family Solutions where she provided treatment for a wide variety of mental health issues, such as anxiety and depression, substance abuse, and family concerns.
Amy’s professional interests include trauma and abuse, stress management, anxiety, and mood disorders. Amy believes strongly in a multidisciplinary approach to treatment supporting all aspects of life. She will, with consent, lead collaboration between doctors, other providers, teachers, family members, or other important people to help promote emotional well-being and a higher quality of life.
Dr. Keena Peek is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the state of Illinois. She earned both her Master's and Doctor of Psychology degrees from Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. She has also completed Level I training in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy. She has worked in a variety of settings over the past 25 years including inpatient, private practice, community mental health, and maximum security prisons for both men and women.
Working primarily with adult clients, Dr. Peek has extensive experience assisting individuals who are struggling with symptoms associated with traumatic experiences, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, problematic relational patterns, spiritual issues, and life transitions. While she employs a variety of therapeutic modalities, Dr. Peek draws heavily from psychodynamic and sensorimotor approaches in therapy.
Areas of clinical interest for Dr. Peek include interpersonal neurobiology, attachment difficulties in adults, resolution of complicated grief, and reducing the recidivism of incarcerated individuals.
Jamie Smith is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works with individuals from diverse populations to bring more compassion and understanding to their lives. She holds a Master of Social Work degree with a concentration in Mental Health from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Bachelor of Arts in Human Services from Millikin University.
Jamie has years of experience working with a variety of populations such as those at the end of life, those with serious illness or disability, clients with HIV/AIDS, and clients who are grieving. Additionally, Jamie has worked with the deaf or hard of hearing, patients with speech or visual impairments, individuals with intellectual differences, lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered individuals, individuals from various racial and socioeconomic backgrounds, as well as survivors of domestic violence, incest, rape, and other forms of trauma.
Jamie believes there is no “cookie cutter” therapy. Jamie draws from an eclectic blend of therapeutic modalities with the goal of creating a therapy to meet each individual in consideration of his or her current situation.
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Dr. Alexander P. Willett is a Post-Doctoral Neuropsychology Resident who completed his undergraduate degree from Illinois Wesleyan University and earned his Master’s and Doctoral degrees from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Schaumburg Campus. His primary area of concentration is in clinical neuropsychology. Dr. Willett has experience providing assessment and therapeutic services to individuals across the lifespan.
Dr. Willett completed his Pre-Doctoral internship at the Northwestern Suburban Internship Consortium at the Vanguard Eldercare Medical Group where he had extensive training working with dementia and the elderly population. He has clinical experience since 2008 and during his doctoral training he primarily worked with children, adolescents, and young adults in a variety of treatment settings.
Dr. Willett performs neuropsychological and psychological assessment for a variety of concerns and provides therapy using Cognitive Behavioral, Emotion Focused, Family Systems, and Play Therapy interventions, as appropriate. He also offers Faith-Based Christian Counseling when requested. He has interest and experience working with a variety of concerns such as ADHD, Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum and Developmental Disorders, Parenting Challenges, Concussions and Traumatic Brain Injuries, Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia, Mood and Personality Disorders, Health and Sports Psychology, Weight Loss, Chronic Pain, and Christian Counseling.
As a Neuropsychological Resident, Dr. Willett specializes in the relationship between the brain and behavior. He has extensive training in evaluating neuropsychological conditions that impact the brain, diagnosing these conditions, and creating a comprehensive treatment plan for the identified condition. Dr. Willett will look at the person holistically and assess psychological, biological, and social factors which may be contributing to the difficulties that are hindering the person’s overall well-being. Once the diagnosis or challenges have been identified, Dr. Willett will provide a variety of recommendations to enable the person to improve their life, navigate the challenges and barriers they face day-to-day, and function more efficiently in school, the working environment, the home, or in social settings. He values each person as an individual, and works closely with them to develop awareness, acceptance, and strategies for living a more balanced and rewarding life and enables them to grow beyond the difficulties they face.