Clinical Team

Russell Baxter LPc lcdc-i

Russell Baxter is a Licensed Professional Counselor who enjoys working with individuals, couples, and families.  He received a BA in Bible and a Masters of Education in Counseling and Human Development from Hardin-Simmons University.  He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of addiction, depression, anxiety, and relationship challenges. 

He truly adopts the client centered approach while addressing depression including feelings of powerlessness, hopelessness, directionless, and low self-esteem. He focuses on symptoms of anxiety including racing thoughts, fear of failure, difficulty sleeping, and unhealthy expectations.  He has a strong holistic approach that doesn't just focus on the presenting symptoms but also on stressors, relationships, behaviors, and purpose in life.  Issues with shame, guilt and low self-esteem are also areas of focus. 

 

Mandy ozuna m.a. lpc

Mandy is devoted to helping others discover their strengths while navigating challenging life obstacles.  Mandy's experience as a teacher and school counselor has heightened her awareness of the daily trials children, adolescents and teenagers face in an ever changing world. 

She is eager to team up with individuals, families, and couples as they work towards building relationships, developing coping skills, promoting healthy living, and improving communication, self-awareness, and empathy.  She has a lot of experience working with stressed out teens and families and enjoys helping them find a balance.  She can help clients in goal setting for their desired therapy objectives through solution focused techniques. 

 

Amber Ball mssw, LCSW

Amber has a diverse work background including CPS, private foster care, medical hospital, inpatient psychiatric hospital, and outpatient counseling.  Amber enjoys working with children, adolescents, adults, and family in the areas of depression, anxiety, abuse, poor self-worth, self-harm, trauma, and substance abuse.  She adjusts her therapy to each individual using a combination of CBT and solution focused therapy.  She believes focusing on positive while overcoming resentment is essential to a person's overall health.

leah cook M.S. LPC, LCDC

Leah helps bring about change in others by helping them to see where it is needed in their life.  She uses a variety of tools to help you see where pieces of your life may conflict with your values and beliefs.  Leah has extensive experience working with symptoms of abuse, traumatic events, grief/loss, self-harm, or dissociative disorders. 

Leah has received the Ross Institute Trauma Model Therapy Certification.   She tries to focus treatment on what can work for you, and uses the therapy room as a place to realize your dreams and to take steps forward to achieving them.  She is willing to hear you and help you to take action in making a life that you want.