referrals from patients, doctors, providers, schools, and other members of the community. We are pleased to be trusted for your needs.
What We Do
Our practice takes a multi-faceted approach to issues. We often coordinate with Primary Physicians, ARNP's, attend IEP meetings, have school sessions when needed, and adjust the plan of care to best fit your needs.
Start your journey here, and allow us the opportunity to process with you the adjustment or transition you are faced with. We can assist with coping skills, improving communication, insight, self-assertiveness, and the road to healing and personal growth.
Mallory Baum, LCMFT
Hi I am Mallory, and I am excited to meet you! I am a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist who earned my degree in Family Therapy from Friends' University. My areas of focus include working with children, teens, and young adults. I specialize in utilizing Sandtray and Art Therapy, women issues, Divorce/Blended Family Dynamics, Mood Disorders, Anxiety and Depression, and Anger Management.
Danika Drake, LMFT
Hi I'm Danika and I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I attended Sterling College and majored in psychology with a minor in Christian ministries. I then went on to receive my Masters in Family Therapy from Friends University. Areas that I have additional training in include Sandtray Therapy, Gottman Level 1 Training, as well as Prepare and Enrich.
Cindy George, LCMFT, TF-CBT
Hello my name is Cindy. I went to Friends' University to receive my Masters in Family Therapy, and then become a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist. Areas that I have obtained further training include Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Sandtray Therapy. I work mainly with grief/loss, anxiety, parenting/family relationships, life transitions, and emotional struggles related to infertility/fertility/infant loss and pregnancy/postpartum.
Amy Meek, LCMFT-S, RPT-S
Thank you for visiting my website and for considering our group to be your bridge to recovery for health and healing! I earned my Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Friends University and am a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist. I received additional training in Sexual and Physical Abuse, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, EMDR, Autism and Spectrum Disorders, Grief management, Divorce/ Blended Family Dynamics, Anxiety and Depression, Self Regulation and Attachment difficulties, and Complex PTSD. I also am a registered Play Therapist Supervisor as well as a Clinical Board Supervisor. With these areas of specialty, I try to implement a Christ-centered viewpoint on healing and recovery.
Bailey Mitchell, LCMFT
Hello I’m Bailey, and I obtained my Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Friends’ University. From there I went on to further my learning with additional training in Trauma- Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Couples Communications, and EMDR. I am a Member of American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy and American Association of Sexuality Educators. I enjoy working with all kinds of family systems including individuals, families, and couples with a variety of backgrounds, sexual orientation, ages and cultures. My areas of focus include, but are not limited to; sexual concerns, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, marital distress, behavioral issues, gender preference, LGBTQ+ issues, mood disorders, peer relationships, self esteem, addiction, trauma, and Complex PTSD.
Lana Secrest, LSCSW, CPT, CCATP-CA
Hi I'm Lana, and I have been in private practice as a therapist since 2003. I graduated from Newman University with my Masters in Social Work. I am a Certified Play Therapist who has completed the TAC program to specialize in adoption, and am a Certified Clinical Child and Adolescent Anxiety Specialist. I have a background in ADD/ADHD, Infertility/fertility, Trauma, and schools. I work will all ages 3-93.
l am a Dental Hygienist that loves to take care of patent's teeth. What I didn't know is hoe much I would love managing the office here. Amy asked me to be a part of her team, and that has been a wonderful compliment to my life. I am the person that files your insurance, makes payment arrangements, does office billing, answers the phone, and makes appointments. My goal at AMFT is to make things a smooth transaction behind the scenes, from the time you walk into the door until you walk out. If you have any questions or concerns please contact me, I would be more than happy to talk with you and answer any questions you may have.
Receptionist/ Insur Asst
Psychotherapy has both benefits and risks. Risks sometimes include experiencing uncomfortable feelings, such as sadness, guilt, anxiety, anger, frustration, loneliness and helplessness. Psychotherapy often requires discussing unpleasant aspects of your life. However, psychotherapy has been shown to have benefits for individuals who undertake it.
Therapy often leads to a significant reduction in feelings of distress, increased satisfaction in interpersonal relationships, greater personal awareness and insight, increased skills for managing stress, and resolutions to specific problems. But, there are no guarantees about what will happen.
Psychotherapy requires a very active effort on your part. In order to be most successful, you will have to work on things that we discuss outside of sessions.
Therapists utilize a variety of approaches depending on your needs. Some of these approaches include: