Bill Betts, Ph.D., HSPP
Dr. Bill Betts has spent more than 25 years in behavioral healthworking with children, families and adults in a variety of settings. Dr. Betts received his MA and PhD in Clinical Psychology from DePaul University. He then went on to complete a post-doctoral fellowship in Program Evaluation and Administration at the University of Colorado. Prior to moving to Indiana, Dr. Betts was at the University of Colorado where he was an assistant professor and the Associate Director for Mental Health at the Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect. Dr. Betts has published on integrating behavioral healthcare with physical healthcare, domestic violence, child abuse and cross systems collaboration.
Gina Bradburn, M.A.
Gina obtained her Master of Social work in December of 2022 after returning to school during the pandemic when she also gained her certification as a Yoga instructor. Empathetic and curious, she actively listens and observes to understand each individual’s needs and in collaboration with them, affect positive changes holistically. Her Interests include PTSD and Trauma-informed therapies, Grief, Anxiety, Depression, Interpersonal Relations, Substance Abuse Disorders, Life Adjustments and Women’s issues. Gina enjoys traveling and making memories with her two children – her greatest achievement, and husband of 25 years. She feels it is an honor and privilege to serve and help others live their best lives.
Tricia Blakely, LCSW
George Gaither, Ph.D., HSPP
George is a Licensed Psychologist who earned his degrees from the University of North Dakota, as well as an Associate Professor at Ball State University. He tends to take a client-centered, egalitarian approach to working with people to help them understand themselves and the problems they are experiencing. Working together, George believes that he can use his understanding of psychological principles and techniques to help people solve problems, achieve goals, and find a place of peace in their lives. He uses an integrative approach wherein he considers psychological, behavioral, and personality factors together with family dynamics, interpersonal, sociocultural, and environmental factors to understand and resolve problems in thoughts, feelings, and behavior. He works with adults dealing with anxiety, depression, trauma, sexuality and gender related issues, and phase of life problems.
Brian Hart, LMHC
Brian is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with experience serving clients in inpatient, residential, and intensive outpatient settings. He has worked extensively with adolescents, adults, and families affected by addiction and trauma problems. His areas of expertise include substance abuse disorders, complex traumas, adolescent care, and self-injury. Brian is a compassionate, optimistic, and direct-communicating therapist, and serves his clients through Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, 12-Step Recovery culture, and Interpersonal Psychotherapy interventions. He earned his Bachelor’s degree at Anderson University and his Master’s degree at Ball State University. Brian believes that each client has tenacity and resiliency within them, and enjoys helping clients use these to solve life problems.
Amber Keating, Clinical Mental Health Counseling Intern
Amber is an intern at Ball State University, soon to graduate with her MA through the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. Amber obtained her Bachelor of Arts at Taylor University and already has valuable work experience as an intake counselor and in both inpatient and outpatient treatment settings. Amber enjoys working with adolescents and adults and tends to take a humanistic approach in order to provide her clients a warm and authentic environment. Her clinical work is driven by collaboration and establishment of a strong, trusting therapeutic relationship with her clients. Amber primarily utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal Processing Therapy, Psychoeducation, and Mindfulness-based interventions. Her areas of interest include anxiety, depression, self-esteem/self-image, trauma, and substance use. Amber enjoys volunteering at local animal shelters, studying classical history, and exercising. Amber also recently married her high school sweetheart of 9 years this past October and has been enjoying life as a newlywed.
Benjamin Langfield, LMHC-A
Benji is a master’s level clinician who works with teens, adults, and couples. He practices Cognitive Behavioral, Existential, and Emotionally Focused Therapies. Benji has worked in residential, hospital, and private practice settings. He enjoys helping people understand relationship processes and working towards meaningful healthy lives. In his personal time, Benji enjoys tabletop games and good storytelling.
Robin Lett, Ph.D., HSPP
Robin is a Licensed Psychologist who has over 30 years of experience providing quality psychotherapeutic services to individuals and couples from various backgrounds. She feels privileged to be invited into her clients’ deeper places and stories and strongly believes in the human potential to find relief from psychological distress, develop healthy relationship patterns, cope with stress, and create a strong and positive sense of self. Robin is a warm and interactive therapist who works to provide a safe and caring environment where clients can be gently challenged to identify strengths and overcome emotional barriers toward the goal of creating positive and lasting change. Her work integrates empowerment, mindfulness, and evidence-based-practices to help individuals and couples work through a variety of mental health concerns, including relationship issues, stressful life situations, trauma, abuse, men’s issues, grief/loss, depression, discrimination and spiritual identity. Robin enjoys working with clients from all backgrounds but has specific interest and expertise in working with trauma survivors, relationship issues, couples, Veterans and military service members.
Jodi Nixon, Ph.D., HSPP
Jodi is a Licensed Psychologist who is dedicated to assisting adult individuals and couples with a variety of presenting issues, including the emotional impact of medical conditions, grief and loss, relationship issues, anxiety, depression, stress management, spiritual issues, adjustment issues, and women’s issues. Jodi also provides health psychology services and has experience working closely with a variety of physician specialties, including OB/GYN, oncology, rheumatology, neurology, bariatrics, endocrinology, pulmonary, and cardiology. Jodi’s therapy style is an integration of cognitive-behavioral and humanistic therapies, emphasizing the empowerment of clients through increased insight and improved decision-making. She provides a supportive, yet direct and practical, approach in session to expedite progress. She completed her bachelor’s degree at Butler University and obtained both her master’s and Ph.D. at Ball State University.
Kiersten Patterson, LMHC-A
Kiersten is a masters level counselor who earned her degree from Ball State University and is in the process of working towards licensure as a clinical mental health counselor. She enjoys working with older adolescents and adults and has clinical experience working with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, bipolar disorder, and trauma survivors. She values a safe and welcoming environment to promote positive change and good experiences. Kiersten works from an interpersonal therapy model and incorporates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy techniques. She deeply values her client’s needs and differences and strives to ensure each client receives a meaningful experience.
Cassandra Reidt, LMFT-A
Cassandra is currently working toward licensure and has earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in Christian Counseling, as well as, a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Liberty University. Cassandra has a passion for couples and families with the desire to help them create healthy connections within the marital and family system. She focuses on communication, interpersonal issues, behavioral issues, and family dynamics while using techniques from cognitive behavioral, person-centered, psychodynamic, and narrative therapies. Cassandra also works with those who struggle with depression, anxiety, grief, spirituality, and trauma. Cassandra believes strongly in the power of the therapeutic relationship and the positive impact it can have on an individual’s life. She works collaboratively with each client by providing a supportive environment and using techniques that challenge clients in a creative way.
Dana Thomas, LMHC
Dana Thomas is a licensed mental health counselor who obtained her master’s degree in Clinical Psychology at Ball State University. Dana strives to establish a collaborative, trusting therapeutic relationship with clients and believes this is essential in helping clients achieve their goals. Dana enjoys working with a variety of adult clients and her areas of clinical interest include trauma/abuse, substance use disorders, grief and loss, anxiety, depression, PTSD, relationship or family of origin issues, disordered eating, and existential issues. Dana utilizes an interpersonal, existential, and culturally sensitive framework when working with clients.
Grace Trinidad, LMHC-A
Grace Trinidad is an LMHC-A currently working towards full licensure. Grace obtained her Masters in Counseling Psychology in the summer of 2019 and has been working as a counselor since 2020. She completed an internship in hospital chaplaincy and has also worked as a counselor in a residential therapy facility. Grace has previous training in trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, therapeutic crisis intervention, and both Safe-Zon and Trans Safe-Zone training. She enjoys working with individual clients age 16+ and believes in striving towards holistic wellness. Grace takes an existential-humanistic and person-centered approach to therapy, but incorporates several therapeutic techniques including CBT, DBT, Empowerment, Experiential, and Gestalt tools. Grace’s areas of interests include grief and loss and trauma-healing. Grace believes in providing a safe, personable, honest, and down-to-earth space and relationship for her clients and welcomes persons from all walks of life.