LCSW, CADC | Therapist | Clinical Director
LMHCA, MS | Therapist
LMHCA, MS | Therapist
Erin specializes in working with adults and children and adolescents who are looking to improve their mental health, manage emotions, improve communication and cope with stressors. Erin’s areas of expertise are anxiety, depression, self-esteem, interpersonal/relationship issues, and trauma. She uses a blend of cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, exploratory, and problem solving techniques to promote progress in one’s overall well-being.
Erin specializes in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction having extensive training in Mindfulness modalities. Additionally, Erin has been trained in the Mindfulness in the Classroom program and has taught Mindfulness skills to elementary students and teachers in the Northwest Indiana area. Erin also facilitates an 8-week Mindfulness class several times throughout the year.
Erin holds a Master’s in Science in Counseling from Purdue University Calumet.
LMHCA, MS | Therapist
Kathryn is a National Certified Counselor with over 20 years of experience, specializing in addiction, eating disorders, anxiety disorders and depression, as well as grief counseling and stress management.
Kathryn utilizes Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) as well as Gottman Relationship Therapy in session to increase clients’ self-awareness and restore hope and balance in their lives. Kathryn works with adolescents and adults and elderly, specializing in both individual and couple’s therapy.
Kathryn earned her M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Argosy University in Chicago. Kathryn is also a member of the International Association of Eating Disorders.
Dr. Catherine M. Buksar is a Clinical Psychologist currently licensed in Indiana. In addition, Dr. Buksar is an Associate Professor at Indiana University Northwest. She has an extensive background working with children, adolescents, adults, and families,specializing in family therapy, divorce related issues, custody evaluations, IEP/gifted evaluations, domestic violence, bereavement, LGBTQ concerns, and issues specific to women.
Dr. Buksar uses a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy and Adlerian psychodynamic therapy with her clients and has worked in prominent Chicagoland settings including Psychological Assessment Institute, Rush University Medical Center, Center on Halsted, and Regional Mental Health Center.
Natasha is a pre-licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She earned her M.S. in Human Development and Family Studies from Purdue University Calumet. Natasha uses solution-focused and narrative therapies along with mindfulness to empower clients in their healing. She has experience working with families where high-functioning Autism is present, parenting training, couple communication, divorce, and issues facing marginalized populations. Natasha is a Safe Zone Advocate and is trained in PREPARE/ENRICH as well as Level 1 Gottman Method Couples Therapy.
LMHC, MS | Therapist
Kemuel is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and holds a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling and an Addictions Counseling Certification from Purdue University Calumet. Kemuel’s clinical work has led to him specializing in men’s issues, addiction, and how both issues interrelate to the family system and children and adolescences. As part of his training, Kemuel has worked in several education and outpatient mental health settings where he has has helped clients address psychological issues related to depression, addiction, anxiety and fears, life transition and adjustment struggles, relationship problems, childhood developmental difficulties and parenting concerns. Kemuel’s work with addiction expands into process addictions such as pornography, technology, and relationships or codependence.
MSW | Therapist
Charley holds a Masters degree in Child Development and Clinical Social Work from the University of Denver. She has spent time as a therapist at Children’s Hospital of Colorado in their Pediatric Mental Health Institute, receiving advanced training in working with children, adolescents, and families. Charley has experience treating various mental health disorders including, but not limited to, anxiety, depression, trauma, conduct and behavioral problems, ADHD, developmental disorders, adjustments issues, eating disorders, and obsessive compulsive disorder.
Charley incorporates a strengths-based approach along with a person-in-environment perspective to deliver evidence-based intervention modalities to treat her clients. Combining research findings, empirical knowledge and clinical assessment skills, along with the contextual factors of her client, Charley takes a collaborative approach with her client to develop a treatment plan to best meet their goals. Charley practices cognitive behavioral therapy, family therapy, parent management training, play therapy, exposure-response therapy, and mindfulness.