At Meadowbrook Counseling, every member of our team, from therapists to administrative staff, is dedicated to supporting you on your journey to wellness. We are not just professionals but also compassionate allies who are committed to creating a safe, nurturing environment where healing and transformation can flourish. Our expert therapists specialize in various evidence-based modalities, ensuring personalized care tailored to your unique needs and goals. Join us, and experience the Meadowbrook difference - where empathy, expertise, and empowerment converge for holistic mental wellness.
Dr. Schiller began her clinical career as a hospice volunteer at the age of 16, developing a passion for clinical trauma and complex behavioral health issues. Her direct practice experience includes intensive case management working with children, families, couples, and individuals across the lifespan and with a variety of challenges. She seeks to integrate various practices and theories from evidence-based therapeutic modalities like Somatic Experience (SE), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Solution Focused Therapy (SFT), which foster growth, resilience, and independence in the client through the acquisition of actionable skills and increased personal insight.
She empowers her clients through recognition and acknowledgment of their strengths and resilience by increasing positivity, and provision of validation/self-validation which includes acceptance through a non-judgmental atmosphere of support, to improve self-worth. She has extensive clinical experience encompassing a range of issues related to trauma and the impact traumatic experiences have on daily functioning. She recognizes her clients as the expert of their own experiences, striving to create a therapeutic alliance that focuses on collaboration, empathetic support, and respect while identifying and celebrating client strengths.
She offers a collaborative and integrative approach for clients seeking insight to their challenges. Her attitude towards therapy is that there is not one universal method that works best for anyone, therefore, she uses an appropriate blend of modalities to help the clients she serves overcome whatever they are currently experiencing. She believes that the client is the expert in their own life and she is here to help navigate the difficulties that the client is currently facing. She concentrates on developing a partnership with clients to identify strengths and areas of potential growth to make meaning and implement positive change.
Her specialization is assisting individuals navigating life change and transitions, coping with grief and loss, and reducing the impact and effects of trauma and traumatic experiences. She believes that everyone possesses the strengths and tools needed to achieve healing goals, her role as a therapist is to help the client access and utilize these strengths effectively.
She knows that finding the right therapist while a positive step towards change, is often a daunting task. Her role as a therapist is to help you find peace in a safe and confidential space by gaining insight and perspective into your current challenges.
Dr. Schiller holds a Doctor of Social Work with emphasis on clinical expertise from Walden University, a Master of Social Work and Master of Science in Gerontology from Loma Linda University, and a Bachelor of Social Work from California State University Los Angeles. She is certified in a wide range of social work applications that address complex trauma and seeks to implement cultural humility with all clients served. She is a licensed LCSW in Nevada and Arizona and a board certified Clinical Supervisor in the state of Arizona.
Meet Michele. She is a licensed professional counselor and a clinical substance abuse counselor in the state of Wisconsin and Arizona. She received her Masters in Community Psychology from Alverno College in Milwaukee, WI. She completed her internship at the Center for Behavioral Medicine which is a board certified Dialectical Behavioral therapy clinic in Brookfield, Wisconsin. Additionally, Michele completed her training licensure working in Medication Assisted Treatment centers for those struggling with substance abuse in Waukesha and West Allis, WI.
Michele has experience working with those experiencing grief, mood disorders, OCD, anxiety, depression, Bi-polar disorder, Schizophrenia, Borderline personality disorder, PTSD, domestic violence, career counseling, family counseling, couples counseling, and eating disorders.
Michele has worked with both children and adults in various populations such as the LGBTQ+A, HIV, substance abuse and mental health. Her therapy style is best described as person centered and her ministry is lead with love and compassion. As a self-described comprehensive therapist, Michele does her best to bring her professional experience to treatment and does her best to help empower clients to improve their lives the way they want to.
With an open heart and a readiness to tackle any challenge, no matter the size, this counselor invites potential clients to engage in a therapeutic alliance filled with laughter, the occasional need for tissues, and the sweetness of chocolates.
Kendra, a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), is eager to assist individuals in their journey towards becoming the best version of themselves. She is dedicated to addressing the complete person and aiding them in overcoming emotional, mental, and psychosocial barriers to achieve stability and well-being.
Kendra's specialization lies in her diversity, relatability, attentiveness, and her ability to create a safe and open space for clients. She is committed to helping individuals fulfill the promises they've made to themselves and heal their inner selves, releasing the traumas that have held them back. Life can often present challenges, but Kendra believes in providing the right tools to unlearn, relearn, and start anew together.
She utilizes a range of therapeutic modalities, including CBT, Restorative, Somatic therapy, Emotional Regulation, and the Systemic model of family therapy. Her approach incorporates psychotherapy, psychoeducation, Trauma-Focused CBT, Distress tolerance, Reality (realistic) Therapy, and Emotion Regulation to facilitate personal growth and healing.
James Stewart, MA, LASAC, earned his master's degree in counseling psychology from Ottawa University and is licensed in the State of Arizona. With a specialization in effective stress management techniques, he has been active in the field of addiction counseling since 2019, encompassing both chemical dependency and process addictions. James's passion lies in assisting individuals in discovering the meaning and understanding of their true selves by healing from past traumas, anxiety, depression, and addiction-related issues. He specializes in Accelerated Resolution Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy.