We are the dynamic behavioral treatment team that provides quality outpatient behavioral health (mental health/addictions), consultation, and training services to the Clinton County and surrounding areas
|Sharon Yockey||Monica Hill||Krista Tolliver|
|MA / LPCC-S / CCTP||MS / LPC / NCC||Medical Administrative Asst|
|Robin Smalley||Heather Hess||Courtney Carrier|
|MEd / LPC||MA / LPC||MS / LPC|
|Sam Augaitis-Elzey||Liz Preston|
|MA / LPC||BA / CT|
Sharon graduated from Xavier University with a Master of Arts in Community and Agency Counseling degree. She has been providing counseling services in the Clinton, Hamilton, and Warren Counties since 2004. She has lived in the greater Cincinnati area for over 43 years. She is an advocate for charitable causes, including the Hope Over Heroin event in Wilmington (OH) and Give An Hour.
ROLES/ Counselor, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
STRENGTHS/ trauma-informed care, equine-assisted therapy, anything "flora" and "fauna"
VULNERABILITIES / "Squirrel" and "shiny thing" moments, Sometimer’s, retail therapy
INSPIRATION/ "Home is a place we all must find....Home is knowing. Knowing your mind, knowing your heart, knowing your courage. If we know ourselves, we're always home, anywhere." ~ Glenda, the Good Witch
Monica received her Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling, specializing in mental health law and forensic counseling, from Walden University. She also holds a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from South University. She became a professional counselor to help people navigate their complex worlds for healthier, fulfilling lives. She loves coffee, football, hockey, working outdoors, and spending time with her family.
ROLES/ Counselor, Chief Operating Officer (COO), Techie
STRENGTHS/ working with adolescents, expressive arts, determination
VULNERABILITIES/ holding her tongue, weather hotter than 70 degrees
INSPIRATION/ "Great things are done by a series of small things brought together." ~ Vincent Van Gogh
Robin graduated from Lindsey Wilson College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Services and Counseling. She also holds a Master of Education degree in Counseling & Human Development from the same school. Robin has had strong ties in the Clinton County area for over 30 years.
INSPIRATION/ "Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!" ~ Dr. Seuss
Courtney graduated from Wright State University with a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with a focus on Women and Gender studies from Ball State University. She has worked in the behavioral health field since 2012 and has always had a passion for helping others. Courtney has worked in a variety of different settings throughout her beginning career ranging from a domestic violence shelter, working with homeless and those in recovery. She became a counselor to help others to live full and empowered lives. She loves coffee, cats, being in nature, and spending time with friends and family.
STRENGTHS/ Empowerment, self-esteem, humor, motivation
VULNERABILITIES / Netflix, shopping
INSPIRATION/ “A person’s tragedy does not make up their entire life. A story carves deep grooves into our brains each time we tell it. But we aren't one story. We can change our stories. We can write our own.” ― Amy Poehler
Heather graduated from Xavier University with a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She has worked in the behavioral health field since 2016. She completed her undergraduate degree at Wilmington College. During that time, she worked in a middle school office where she first discovered the joy in working with children and their families. She has lived in the greater Cincinnati area her entire life. She loves swimming, writing, spending time with her family, and Fiona the Hippo.
STRENGTHS/ play therapy, strengths-based counseling, perseverance, sense of humor
VULNERABILITIES / online shopping, humid weather
INSPIRATION/ “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” Maya Angelou
Sam graduated from Wright State University with a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She also holds a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology with an emphasis in Psychology and Gender Studies. She has worked in the behavioral health field since 2013 and loves to helps others obtain wellness and balance in their lives. Sam has worked extensively with children and young adults on the the Autism Spectrum as well as domestic violence survivors/families. She enjoys spending time outside with nature and artistic expression (drawing and painting are her favorites). She loves animals, shopping, shoes, DIY, HGTV, and spending time with family and friends.
STRENGTHS/ self-esteem, empowerment, c.
VULNERABILITIES / scary movies, shopping, getting paint everywhere during "artsy" moments
INSPIRATION/ “Work for a cause, not for applause. Life life to express, not to impress. Don't strive to make your presence noticed, just make your absence felt.” Unknown
Liz graduated from Lindsey Wilson College with a Bachelor of Arts degree specializing in Counseling and Human Services. She also holds an Associates of Science focusing in Human and Social Services from Southern State Community College. In her spare time, she enjoys painting, sewing, and spending time with family.
ROLES/ Counselor Trainee
STRENGTHS/ kindness, patience, creativity
VULNERABILITIES/ Humor, 80's music
INSPIRATION/ "Not all those who wander are lost." - J.R.R. Tolkien
Krista graduated from the University of Phoenix with an Associate degree in Health Administration. She completed medical Billing and Coding education through Stratford University and comes to us with previous medical office and billing experience. In her free free time, she can be found at home with family, in the garden, or wandering antique/thrift stores.
ROLES/ Medical Administrative Assistant
STRENGTHS/ organization, attention to detail
VULNERABILITIES/ books, bargains, fashion jewelry
INSPIRATION/ "The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing." - Walt Disney