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Kathrine Parnell, MSW, LCSW

Owner and Clinical Director

After graduating from California State University, Bakersfield with her Masters Degree in Social Work, Kathrine has worked with children and families in the foster care and adoption setting. She has extensive professional and personal experience helping individuals on the autism spectrum. She has also spent several years working with individuals across the age spectrum in the medical setting, including working as a neuro-oncology therapist at the Huntsman Cancer Institute.  She is a skilled marriage therapist certified in the Gottman approach, and has assisted hundreds of couples in strengthening their relationships. 

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Brian Parnell, LCSW

Consultant / Therapist

Brian has worked in the field of mental health since 1986, beginning with a lengthy stint in child welfare, adoptions, and domestic violence services. He has managed state programs that serve people with intellectual disabilities and related conditions such as autism, and has served on a federal commission that supports autism research and funding allocations. Most recently Brian has provided therapy to people involved in situations involving high-conflict divorce and custody. Currently Brian provides supervision and administrative supports to the team at A New View Counseling and Psychological Services, and is available for consultation to other agencies. He is a member of the AFCC (Association of Family and Conciliation Courts).

Springville Office - 752 North 2250 West, Suite G
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Anna Hunsaker, CSW

Anna works with individuals and couples working on relationship and behavioral issues.  Anna has specialized training in these fields as well as Autism and ADHD.  Anna's personality is welcoming and her clients say she makes them feel very comfortable and safe.  Anna is a superb therapist who prioritizes the care of her clients to help them achieve their goals.  Anna uses a variety of therapy methods such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Gottman Therapy, Trauma-Focused CBT, Play Therapy, and Client Centered Therapy, depending on her clients' needs and goals. Additionally, Anna provides reunification therapy, safe harbor therapy and coparenting therapy. She is a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.

Riverton Office - 2332 West 12600 South, Suite 2C
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Siope Kinikini, CMHC
Clinical Director

Siope is committed to providing a safe, supportive and focused approach to help people heal and grow. He is an experienced therapist who provides practical skills using the most current evidenced-based modalities. He also is creative in his approach to custom-fit therapy to the needs of those he serves. Siope works with individuals, couples, families, and children. He is particularly empathetic to cultural issues, people struggling with faith and religion, and helping underserved populations. He has experience working with those who have struggled with trauma, depression, anxiety, bipolar, borderline personality disorder, and those affected by sexual abuse (perpetrator, offender, and victims of human trafficking). In addition to being a skilled therapist Siope is the Clinical Director at A New View Counseling.

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Charlotte Smith

 Charlotte works with all ages and helps people become more fully alive and free using techniques to enhance the client's own awareness of behavior, emotions, feelings and perceptions. She specializes in treating children, adolescents and families, has certification in addiction models and has worked with people in the foster care and adoption systems of care and people in LGBTQ communities as well as the Native American Church and Peruvian indigenous healing.

Charlotte utilizes a mind-body-spirit approach including trauma-informed care, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, stress reduction, meditation and person-centered therapy. She uses play therapy, sand tray therapy, holistic somatic therapy, holistic healing and substance use disorder.

Charlotte's approach is collaborative and relational and she would welcome the opportunity to meet you to help discover what has motivated your behavior and what you would like to change to get new results. Please get in contact today!

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Sarah Anderson, CSW

Sometimes therapy can seem a bit scary. However, therapy is an effort to become our best selves. I am here to help you become the best version of yourself as we work together to uncover your strengths, work through your trauma, and realize your worth. 

I have experience working with teenagers, women and men, particularly men's health issues as well as others. I work with LGBT+ communities and those with an international origin, and I am available to work with people with different backgrounds. And I have a good deal of experience working with people around faith transitions. I have a background with TF-CBT, narrative therapy, mindfulness, and person-centered therapy. 

Together we will work through what is hindering you, create goals and steps to accomplish those goals, and empower you for a freer future. Therapy may be daunting, but it is worth it. Let's get started! 

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Mike Jensen, LCSW

 Mike has been in counseling for over 15 years and has worked extensively with adolescents and children.  He recognizes that life can be challenging at times, especially over the last two years. He believes in supporting individuals in their journey and in assisting them towards a path of healing and empowerment. He believes in starting where the client is and creating a safe space for growth. He is experienced in treating clients with anxiety, depression, trauma, and autism. He has extensive training in the treatment of individuals with trauma. And he has experience in working with adolescents and youth. He provides a variety of therapies including CBT, TF-CBT, EMDR, and DBT. He will work with clients to determine which therapy is the best fit. 

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Kimber Petersen, CSW

Kimber started her career working in an intensive treatment setting for children with severe behaviors and moderate mental health needs. She has served as the Director of Residential Treatment in a nonprofit agency while completing her Masters in Social Work degree from Boston University. As a treatment provider, Kimber has focused her work on children and families, primarily working with parents on improving family dynamics, communication, and parenting skills. Kimber’s focus on parenting is unique and supported by her certification in the Teaching-Family Model, an evidence based method for caregiver-child relationships. To accommodate busy families she has appointments available on Saturdays and evenings during the week.

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Rebecca Ruda, CMHC

Whether you are wondering how to live with the trauma you have experienced, or whether you struggle with relationship or mental health issues, you are welcome here. I view each of my clients as heroes on their own journey, and the journey begins with learning to regulate emotions and reconnecting with the physical body. Next, we examine and question the thoughts that, when believed, cause suffering. We then dive deep into understanding what is in and out of your control, so that you can be empowered to do what you can, and let go of what is not yours to carry. Finally, we work on crafting a lifestyle that is fulfilling for you, with a focus on honesty and self-care. When these skills are put into practice, it is possible to live a happy life regardless of the circumstances.

I use the work of Byron Katie, IMTT, EMDR, EFT (tapping), ACT, mindfulness, CBT, and the Gottman method in therapy.

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Trent Peterson, CMHC

Trent has experience working with mood disorders, addictions, anxiety and depression, as well as helping couples improve communication, get through rough patches and better the quality of their relationships. He has helped countless couples regain that spark and learn to nurture the love that first brought them together. If you feel "stuck" somewhere in your life, Trent has advanced training in existential psychology and will be happy to help you find your way. Living under the weight of troubling emotions, or unsatisfying relationships, or just feeling lost can take a heavy toll on your well being. He is trained and experienced in helping in these situations, and eager to meet soon so you can start on your healthier path.

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Collette Charles, LCSW

If you are ready to change existing patterns in your life or make peace with your past, Collette is here to offer a safe, nonjudgmental place to bring your story. Collette has experience working with anxiety and mood disorders, trauma, faith transition, maternal mental health, and a range of sexual issues. She uses a variety of evidence based treatment modalities, including Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, IMTT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Creative Art Therapies. There is no need to continue struggling alone. Collette will work with you to explore your holistic needs, including your emotional, spiritual, physical, and social well being. Collette works with people affected by high-conflict divorce and custody situations; she also is a member of the AFCC (Association of Families and Conciliation Courts).

 

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Liz Jarrard, ACMHC

Liz is experienced in working with people who have ADHD, anxiety and depression, behavioral issues, stress and self-esteem. Her strength is practicing the art of active listening and takes a client-centred, trauma informed approach to counseling. Her passion is getting to the heart of the matter—communicating compassionately and authentically with her clients. Liz is working towards full licensure as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor and is under the supervision of Kathrine Parnell, LCSW.

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Terra Spencer, CSW-I

Terra earned a master’s degree in social work later in life and believes that empathy and honesty are the foundation of the therapeutic process. She has experience working with veterans, treating substance use disorders, helping families cope with grief and loss, and navigating faith transitions.

She has training in Skills Training in Affective and Interpersonal Regulation (STAIR) therapy for PTSD and Dialectic Behavior Therapy (DBT). She is a trauma-informed therapist with genuine warmth and compassion who loves helping guide clients make changes and learn skills to create more meaningful lives.

Terra’s warm and caring approach to counseling and her ability to help people learn new skills for navigating the rough spots in their lives may be just what you’re looking for to restore peace in your world. She’s available now for appointments; won’t you reach out and schedule with her?

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Blair Wynn, CSW

Blair believes that every person is unique, so uses her experience with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy to collaborate with and to customize every therapeutic experience.

She has focused her career on children and adolescents with Autism and other related disorders such as ADHD, anxiety, and depression. She has also worked with adults coping with depression, anxiety, and Bipolar Disorder. She has also worked with adolescents and adult members of the LGBTQIA+ community.

Blair's main purpose as a therapist is to work with her clients to achieve their goals, and gain healthy coping skills to make them more successful and happy. She would love to hear from you today to schedule a time to get started.

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Tiffany Blake, CSW

Tiffany is experienced working with people of all ages, and especially enjoys working with teens.She is knowledgeable about autism and has a minor in Autism Studies. She is honest and direct with clients and people find her easy to connect with. Tiffany also has experience working in rehabilitation and residential care. She is looking forward to connecting with you and/or your teen to help restore balance and peace in your life and your home.

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Devon Robertson

Devon is certified in the use of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and is knowledgeable about the dynamics of domestic violence.  She is experienced  working with adolescents, including those who are neurodivergent, as well as working with families, and has worked with adoptive families.

Devon is an intern completing her final year in a Masters of Social Work program. She receives supervision from Kathrine Parnell, LCSW, Clinical Director of A New View Counseling and Psychological Services.

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Brittney Wilson - Practice Coordinator

Brittney is Practice Coordinator for A New View Counseling and Psychological Services.  She has a wealth of experience overseeing the daily operations of mental health organizations.  Working with our Executive Director, Brittney is working to expand agency services and ensure high quality mental health care is being offered through ANV. Brittney oversees our front office and so coordinates your first contacts with A New View. When you call to make an appointment, one of our team will  take basic information about your reason for seeking counseling and then match you with a therapist who best suits your needs. While questions about your ongoing appointments should be addressed with your therapist, the front office team is also available to answer questions that may arise. They assist our billing specialist with processing payments and help ensure your insurance company covers their required share for your appointments.  They are available to help problem solve when payment or scheduling issues arise. And we have them to thank for the calm, clean peaceful environment we all experience while we’re in the offices.

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Cherrelle Wood, Receptionist

Our amazing receptionist is Cherrelle Wood.  She will greet you with a friendly voice and smiling face.  Cherrelle offers assistance to you when you call or come into our office.  With a friendly voice and a smiling face, Cherrelle will offer her expertise a finding a therapist who will be the best fit for you.   

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Victoria Hamilton, Billing Manager

Victoria and her team of billing specialists translate behavioral health care services into medical claims, which are then submitted to insurance companies. She provides billing services to dozens of providers all over the U.S.A. She follows up on all claims to ensure that insurance companies contribute their obligated portions on the client's behalf. She also provides eligibility information to patients. Victoria is available to clients to trouble shoot and coordinate insurance coverage and payments.

Questions regarding insurance or payments please email:

Vhamilton@anewviewcounseling.net

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