Meet Our Staff

Our highly-qualified therapists are trained in a wide range of therapy techniques, such as cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic, solution-focused, mindfulness. Talk to your therapist about their methods and how they may best suit your needs.

 

Katie Burner, LICSW, LCSW

Katie Burner, LICSW, LCSW

Katie Burner is a licensed clinical social worker (LICSW) with several years of experience providing psychotherapy to adults, adolescents, and children. Her clinical focus is in issues of anxiety, depression, work-stress, relationship-stress, addictions, and trauma. She has also been trained in the Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Model (TREM) and finds using this model as one useful tool in the treatment of trauma. Modalities that guide her treatment are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and solution-focused therapy. Katie received her Master’s degree in Social Work and Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Brigham Young University. Katie’s therapeutic approach is to create a compassionate and non-judgmental space to address the difficulties that bring clients to therapy. She uses a number of therapeutic modalities to tailor therapy to the client’s needs, and will work alongside you to create meaningful goals. She has experience in individual and group psychotherapy and is gladly accepting new clients.
Lisa Kruger, Ph.D., LPC

Lisa Kruger, Ph.D., LPC

Lisa is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 10 years of experience providing therapy to children, adolescents, and adults. She specializes in work with individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, relationship and life transition stressors, trauma, addiction, and grief/loss. Lisa utilizes a variety of therapeutic approaches, which include cognitive behavioral, dialectical behavioral, emotion-focused, solution-focused, and psychodynamic techniques to tailor treatment to fit individual client needs. Lisa’s style is strength-based, focusing on compassion and acceptance. She strives to create an environment that is comfortable and non-judgmental to help guide problem-resolution using resilience, empowerment, insight-building, and strengths. Lisa earned her Ph.D. from George Washington University, her Master’s degree in Counseling from Georgia State University, and her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She has also received training in Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Lisa has experience in both individual and group psychotherapy and warmly welcomes new clients.
David Kucharski, LICSW

David Kucharski, LICSW

David Kucharski is a licensed clinical social worker (LICSW) with more than 10 years of experience providing counseling to individuals and couples. He has served adults facing a variety of issues, from depression and anxiety to trauma recovery, life and relationship stress, and substance recovery. He has particular experience working with persons who are LGBTQ and/or who wish to incorporate religious/spiritual beliefs into therapy. Dave views counseling as a collaborative process and provides a safe and non-judgmental space where clients can identify and strengthen skills they already possess while building greater self-confidence and satisfaction with life. Dave earned his Master’s in Social Work from Catholic University of America and his Bachelor’s from The University of Iowa. He gladly accepts new clients, and if his approach sounds like a good fit, he would be happy to work with you.
Amy Muhlbach, LICSW

Amy Muhlbach, LICSW

Amy Muhlbach has 10 years of experience as a licensed clinical social worker working with adults struggling with mental health issues, addiction, and trauma. She provides a strengths-based approach to nurture acceptance and love of self that can encourage healing where there may be anxiety, anger, depression, low self-worth, difficult relationships, or addiction. She uses cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic and motivational interviewing techniques in therapy. Amy received her Master of Social Work from Howard University and her Bachelor’s in Sociology from Gettysburg College. She has studied and uses aspects of the TREM (Trauma Recovery Empowerment Model) intervention to help individuals recover from the effects of past trauma. She has worked with both men and women to help them find self-worth and meaningful solutions to life’s challenges. Amy has experience with individual, couple and group psychotherapy and is eager to begin working with you.

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