Meet the Dedicated Team at Meadowbrook Counseling

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.

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Meet Shelby SchillerPhD, LCSW, Supervisor, EMDR, Somatic Experience

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.

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Meet Annie McGaryLCSW, EMDR

Sungah, who goes by Annie, is a dedicated behavioral health therapist committed to providing compassionate therapy services. Whether clients are wrestling with overwhelming anxiety, navigating challenging life transitions, healing from past trauma, or aiming to boost their self-esteem, Annie offers a safe and supportive environment for healing and growth.

Drawing upon evidence-based modalities, she establishes a secure and non-judgmental space where clients can freely delve into their thoughts, emotions, and experiences. Annie firmly believes in the innate resilience of each individual and their potential for growth. In her view, therapy is a collaborative voyage where clients are the authorities on their own experiences. Her approach emphasizes empathy, authenticity, and respect, fostering an atmosphere where diversity is embraced and all clients are esteemed. She recognizes that embarking on the journey of therapy can be intimidating and commends clients for contemplating it. Together, Annie and her clients can partner to explore strengths, tackle obstacles, and cultivate positive transformations in their lives.

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Meet Kristie JensenLCSW, EMDR

Kristie is an eclectic therapist, drawing on and using a flexible and multifaceted approach to therapy that guides in identifying the most effective methods to address each individuals' varying needs, including diagnosis, strengths and goals. She believes that on a foundation built with CBT, DBT and psychoeducation modalities, client's will gain the tools to begin healing, remove barriers and gain a life of empowerment. Kristie is certified in DBT and is also a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional. She has been trained in EMDR, ERP and Prolonged Exposure therapies, helping those with trauma, depression, anxiety, OCD, specific phobias, grief and addiction to heal through these difficulties. For over 10 years, Kristie has supported individuals from various walks of life, ages, faiths, cultures and genders. She understands the unique culture of military life.

Kristie enjoys learning who her client's are and sharing a healing journey with them. She empathetically facilitates this journey and enjoys seeing their discovery of something they didn't know they were capable of. Kristie's own life has been a journey of discovery and healing, adding extensive and invaluable life experience to her formal education. One of her greatest gifts is to hold a space of empathy with her client while holding the professional boundaries to not get in their way. Kristie received her Master's Degree from the University of Southern California with a concentration in Families and Children and a sub-concentration in Military Social Work. She was awarded the Utah Department of Corrections Institutional Programming Division Challenge Coin and UDC Certificate of Appreciation. She is the author and co-author of 'Breakthrough Success with Kristie Jensen' published 2021 by Success Publishing. Pain is an inevitable part of the life experience and healing isn't always easy. It takes courage to ask for help and to move forward out of pain. Kristie invites you to come as you are and then willingly choose to move forward in your healing journey.

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Meet Lizzie KollusCSW-I, EMDR

Lizzie extends a warm welcome and is delighted that you're here. With four years of experience in the mental health field, she has always harbored a deep passion for assisting others. Currently in her second year of the University of Utah's Master of Social Work program, Lizzie has worked with numerous individuals grappling with issues such as anxiety, depression, and various life challenges.

Lizzie's favorite aspect of this profession is witnessing clients discover hope and acquire valuable skills to navigate tough situations. She firmly believes in fostering a safe and nurturing environment where clients can freely express themselves and work towards finding their sources of happiness. Lizzie empathizes with the overwhelming and disoriented feelings that life can sometimes bring and genuinely believes in the transformative power of mutual support.

Lizzie would be honored to be a part of your journey towards healing and personal growth. She eagerly anticipates the opportunity to meet you and embark on this journey together.

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Meet Amber Rangel CSW-I, EMDR

Her primary aspiration is to create a welcoming and nonjudgmental space for clients to openly discuss their experiences and delve into their emotions, ensuring a safe environment for exploration. She incorporates a range of evidence-based therapeutic approaches, including CBT, DBT, motivational interviewing, and ACT, with a current focus on obtaining certification in EMDR.

Specializing in providing support to individuals grappling with anxiety, depression, self-image concerns, and trauma, she also possesses significant experience in aiding survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Her clientele encompasses children, adolescents, and adults, reflecting her versatility as a therapist.

With a foundation in psychology, having earned her bachelor's degree from Utah State University, she is currently immersed in the second year of her Master of Social Work program at the University of Utah. Eager to collaborate with clients in their pursuit of desired goals and overcoming challenges, she looks forward to the opportunity to work together towards achieving meaningful progress.

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Meet Latifah HenryCSW, EMDR, Play therapy

Latifah Henry, a clinical social worker, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from California State University Los Angeles and a Master’s degree in Social Work from Northern Arizona University, accompanied by a certificate in Domestic Violence. Her journey towards assisting families began as she volunteered in courts and served as a student professional worker at the Santa Monica Courthouse Family Law Department. These early experiences ignited her passion for helping families navigate their challenges.

Throughout her social work career, Latifah has gained extensive experience working in various educational settings, including the SCC Counseling Assistance Program for Students and LAUSD School Mental Health in California. In her therapeutic practice, Latifah skillfully incorporates a range of modalities, including CBT, DBT, play therapy, and EMDR.

Latifah is an empathetic and dedicated clinician who firmly believes in empowering individuals to advocate for themselves, enabling them to lead their best lives. She imparts the wisdom that self-love requires effort, grace, and honesty, coupled with a commitment to learning. Latifah takes pride in walking alongside her clients, meeting them where they are, and encouraging them to embark on the challenging path to healing. She acknowledges the uniqueness of each person's journey, emphasizing the pivotal role of systems in their lives, and underscores the importance of patience in the healing process.

Beyond her professional life, Latifah's personal identity as biracial enriches her perspective. She is happily married and cherishes her role as a parent to four children. Her diverse interests encompass a love for reading, writing, traveling, and a deep passion for culinary exploration, making her a dedicated food enthusiast. Alongside her husband, Latifah enjoys the delightful pursuit of discovering delectable hole-in-the-wall dining establishments. The clinical team is delighted to welcome Latifah and her expertise.

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Meet Sydney SwensonCSW-I

When life becomes overwhelming, reaching out for assistance or someone to converse with can be the perfect solution. She is a dedicated social work student, committed to aiding individuals, whether it entails discussing daily challenges, unraveling past trauma, or simply lending an attentive ear. Whatever challenges one faces are valid, and she desires to offer her support. She works with a diverse range of clients, including children, youth, teens, adults, couples, and families. She eagerly anticipates assisting in any way possible.

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Meet McKaye WellerCSW, ART, EMDR, Neurofeedback

McKaye cannot promise that every issue will be resolved immediately upon entering her office, but she guarantees that each client will feel loved, accepted, and supported. Clients can trust her to be a consistent ally throughout the therapeutic journey. Given time and collaboration, they will progress toward living the life they envision.

She earned her undergraduate degree in Social Work from Utah Valley University and later completed her Master’s degree in Social Work at the University of Utah. She has received certification in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for children and adolescents, pursued additional training in grief and loss, and employs a range of therapeutic techniques. These include Emotional-Focused Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Dialectical-Behavior Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing to address challenges like anxiety, depression, grief, life transitions, and family dynamics.

While she is adept at working with clients of all ages, she feels a special connection to teenagers and young adults. From the outset, she wants her clients to understand that they are not alone—she is an unwavering part of their support system. At times, all someone needs is a little extra support, and she is there to bolster them every step of the way.
Meet Jacqueline CleghornACMHC, EMDR, Neurofeedback

Life's journey often presents challenges and obstacles that can lead to feelings of being overwhelmed and trapped. Such fears and uncertainties can exacerbate mental health difficulties, affecting one's ability to navigate daily life effectively. With a compassionate and collaborative approach, she creates a secure space for individuals to delve deep, pinpoint their goals and strengths, enhance self-awareness, and take constructive steps towards bettering their mental well-being. As a therapist, she is dedicated to empowering individuals to harness coping mechanisms, fostering resilience and equipping them to address challenges and stressors beyond the therapeutic environment.

She employs a trauma-informed approach encompassing EMDR, mindfulness, solution-focused strategies, cognitive-behavioral techniques, narrative therapy, psychoeducation, and existential methods to cater to a myriad of client concerns. Holding the belief that clients are the true experts of their own experiences, she tailors her therapeutic style and interventions to align with each client's unique needs.

She has garnered experience working with adults aged 18 and over, addressing issues such as eating disorders, depression, PTSD/trauma, anxiety, grief, mood disorders, addiction, and general stress. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Fort Lewis College and is currently advancing her education with a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Bellevue University. As a graduate-level intern, she offers individual counseling sessions both in person and through telehealth platforms. No matter where one might be in their personal journey, she stands ready to assist them in channeling their innate power and making proactive strides towards healing and mental wellness.

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Meet Brook WittmanACMHC, EMDR, Neurofeedback

Brook Wittman often ponders how one can transition from shadows and suffering to a life filled with depth and significance. Life has its burdens, and grappling with grief, anxiety, depression, or trauma adds to its weight. She holds the conviction that our suffering harbors invaluable lessons. By harnessing self-awareness, self-compassion, and mindfulness, she believes in the incredible power each individual possesses. As resilient beings, recognizing and drawing upon this innate resilience is merely the beginning. It would be Brook's privilege to embark on this initial step alongside you.

She recognizes that no single approach suits everyone. Your challenges, narrative, and healing path are distinctly yours. Thus, she adopts a diverse blend of techniques and theories, such as DBT, CBT, Family Systems, Existentialism, and Buddhist principles. She is also in the process of obtaining her EMDR certification. As your therapist, Brook aspires to empower you and stand as your staunch ally on this transformative journey towards a meaningful existence. She eagerly looks forward to meeting you.

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Meet Devan WrightCSW, EMDR, Neurofeedback

Devan is enthusiastic about embarking on this journey towards personal insight, healing, and authentic living with you. Committed to providing support without judgment or criticism, she acknowledges the initial discomfort therapy can sometimes bring. She's dedicated to ensuring a safe and nurturing environment where clients feel acknowledged, heard, and wholly accepted. She believes that every individual possesses the answers and tools within themselves to craft a life brimming with meaning and connection. She holds a firm belief in one's innate worth, and as a therapist, she sees her role as a guide and companion on the journey towards personal growth and self-discovery.

In her counseling sessions, she employs a diverse range of therapeutic modalities, including Interpersonal Process, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Motivational Interviewing, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Her expertise encompasses working with individuals grappling with trauma histories, depression, anxiety, and other mental health challenges. She's eager to start this transformative journey with you and is open to addressing any inquiries you might have.

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