Jamie Jeffery MC, LPC

Professional Counselor


Taelor is an Arizona State University graduate with a Bachelors Degree in Family and Human Development and a Masters Degree in Counseling. Taelor has years of experience working with children and families and developed a deep-rooted love for the culture of children and the unique culture of each family. She has clinical experience working with children, teens, young adults and families with a variety of struggles including family disruption, trauma, anxiety, grief and depression.

Taelor has witnessed the healing process of play therapy for children, adults and families and the importance of healing the family unit as a functional system. She understands that therapy can be a scary process and believes in the power of play to create a safe and warm healing environment. Taelor approaches the therapeutic process by incorporating many modalities into therapy that fit the needs of each client.

Deanne Williams MC

Behavioral Health

          Paraprofessional


Greta is a warm and inviting therapist. Clients quickly feel comfortable and at ease with her. She is driven by the people she meets and their unique backgrounds and stories. She seeks to help clients come to terms with their life situation and to establish and achieve their goals. Feeling lost or stuck, disconnected and anxious, or not knowing what you want can be tied to deeper conversations. Greta understands how these patterns can derail us, and helps her clients get back on track.
Her talents and experience are most suited to processing trauma, dealing with depression, anxiety, and addictions. Her practice includes EMDR, DBT, and Motivational Interviewing—a powerful method of introspection. Staying abreast of the field helps her bring the best tools and interventions to her clients. 
Greta received her Bachelor’s degree in Family Studies and her Master’s degree in Counseling. She works best with teens, adults, couples, and families


Taylor Burke, LAMFT, is a Marriage & Family Therapist who specializes in working with young adults and couples. She received her masters from California Baptist University and her undergraduate degree from Arizona State University. Taylor has experience using Equine Assisted Therapy to help heal traumatic scars. She has also worked in a non-profit setting, assisting couples with healthy communication and skills to repair damaged relationships. 
Taylor has extensive experience working  with young adults and teens. She enjoys helping them with this challenging period in life. She is especially skilled at working with depression, anxiety and problematic relationships. Taylor implements Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and an approach called  EFT (emotionally Focused Therapy).



Craig@TotalLifeAZ.com

Cash rate: $65 / session

Jamie@TotalLifeAZ.com

Cash rate: $100 / session

Juanita has been assisting clients for over 20years.  She finds it a privilege to assist individuals in their journey toward self-awareness and personal growth.  She believes that treatment must be structured specifically to the unique needs of each individual. She also views the therapeutic journey as an experience, where together, goals are identified and the client’s strengths are utilized in achieving these personal goals.

Juanita received her Master's Degree in Counseling from Arizona State University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She is certified in EMDR and has specialized training in treating survivors of trauma and child abuse.

Juanita has been married over 30 years. She has four married children and 11 grand-children. Her family is and continues to be a top priority in her life

Josh Harrold MC, LAC

Associate Counselor

(pending)

IOP Facilitator


Juanita@TotalLifeAZ.com

Cash rate: $100 / session

Anna Merkley MC, LAC

Associate Counselor



Samantha Bailey

    Behavioral Health

             ParaProfessional


Juanita Adams MC, LPC
Clinical Supervisor

Kim@TotalLifeAZ.com

Cash rate: $65 / session

Veronica@TotalLifeAZ.com

Cash rate: $50 / session

Taylor Burke, LAMFT

Marriage & Family

                      Therapist


Jordan Miller BHPP

Behavioral Health

               Paraprofessional



Josh acquired his bachelor’s degree in psychology from ASU and has completed all the necessary course work for his masters in professional counseling from Grand Canyon University. Josh has professional clinical experience working with clients that suffer from a variety of substance abuse addictions, as well as anxiety and depression related disorders. He enjoys providing hope and optimism to the down trodden and suffering. He believes that everyone’s life has value, meaning and purpose and that often the path to hope and healing is found in the untapped potential or resources available to the client. His compassionate, friendly and nonjudgmental approach to therapy helps to establish an environment where clients feel safe to work through sensitive and difficult problems. Josh feels strongly about spirituality in the counseling process which he believes brings balance and sustained healing in the lives of those he works with. 







Anna is a licensed therapist with a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of North Carolina.  She has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, individuals and families in a variety of areas including anxiety, addiction, depression, grief/loss, trauma, adjustment disorders, self-esteem, women’s issues, self-harm, parenting, and couples counseling. Anna utilizes a person-centered and strengths based approach and believes a strong therapeutic relationship is essential for growth and change.  Anna often uses cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), holistic practices, and mindfulness techniques when working with clients.
Anna is trained in dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), mindfulness based stress reduction, trauma, and perinatal mentalhealth. She has worked in intensive outpatient and outpatient treatment settings. Anna enjoys working with adolescents, adults, and couples.




Missy Soldner  MC, LAC

Associate Counselor



Michelle Goodwill MC, LAC

Associate Counselor



Bonnie@TotalLifeAZ.com

Cash rate: $65 / session

Josh received his Bachelor's degree in Psychology and his Master's in Counseling. He is a licensed professional counselor with experience in working with adolescents and adults. His approach to therapy combines a cognitive behavioral model along with behavioral modification. When appropriate, Josh also prefers to use spirituality in the counseling process.

Josh has spent time working with adolescents through the Anasazi Foundation. He has also facilitated addiction recovery groups as well as aftercare support groups at Banner Behavioral Health. Through these experiences he has had the opportunity to assist clients through struggles such as addiction, mood disorders, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, and other behavioral issues.

Josh is married to his lovely wife Jodi and they have 4 children. He loves the outdoors and traveling with his family.

Missy@TotalLifeAZ.com

Cash rate: $65 / session

Josh@TotalLifeAZ.com

Cash rate:  $100 / session

Anna@TotalLifeAZ.com

Cash rate: $65 / session

Missy graduated Summa Cum Laude from Arizona State University with a Bachelor's degree in psychology and a Master's degree in clinical mental health counseling.  She has experience working with emerging adults, adults, and couples  in a variety of areas including adjustment disorders, depression, anxiety, stress management, self esteem, dysfunctional thought processes, grief/loss, coping strategies, interpersonal issues, and couples counseling.  
Missy believes that the counselor-client relationship is the foundation for therapeutic change.  She strives to create a nonjudgmental environment where her clients feel unconditionally valued and accepted on their road to healing.  She often utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)  techniques as well as emotionally focused therapy (EFT) when working with couples.  When appropriate, she also incorporates spirituality in the counseling process.  
Missy has been married for over 20 years and enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

Jessica@TotalLifeAZ.com

Cash rate: $50 / session

Greta@TotalLifeAZ.com

Cash rate: $65 / session

Samantha graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and Family and Human Development. She has completed coursework for her Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from Grand Canyon University. Samantha has a great passion for bringing hope and healing to others. She understands therapy can be a vulnerable place but takes pride in helping clients find joy and healing in the therapy process. 

Samantha enjoys working with teens and young adults. She has experience treating depression, anxiety, mood swings, behavioral issues and parent / child relationships.  



Therapy & Outpatient Treatment

Allison received her Master’s Degree in Counseling from ASU and is a Licensed Professional Counselor.  She has worked with adults experiencing anxiety, depression, grief/loss, transition difficulties and trauma.  She is trained in EMDR, a model of therapy that seeks to bring adaptive resolution to adverse life experiences. She has also worked extensively with adolescents spending the last several years of her 30+ years in education as a junior high and high school counselor. She brings a strong understanding of this age group and the unique struggles faced by students today.
Allison views the counseling relationship as a partnership where her skills simply complement the strengths her clients bring to the process.  She approaches each client with “unconditional positive regard” and structures each session with the individual’s needs in mind.  She encourages clients to find balance and healing through meaningful spiritual practice and healthy lifestyle choices. Allison has been married over 30 years. Her greatest joy is spending time with her family consisting of two sons, a daughter-in-law and an adorable granddaughter.

Craig Dalton received his Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Grand Canyon University in 2012 and completed his Masters in Professional Counseling through Grand Canyon University.

Craig enjoys working with adults and young adults in a group setting as well as individually. He has co-facilitated recovery groups and currently runs his own adult dual-diagnosis program at Total Life Counseling. Craig has a thorough understanding of how addiction works and also how to treat it using spirituality, connection and mindfulness. 

He is a strong believer in cognitive behavioral therapy combined with behavior modification which allows him to effectively work with issues such as depression, anxiety, mood swings and adjustment disorders.



Allison@TotalLifeAZ.com

Cash rate: $100 / session

Christina@TotalLifeAZ.com

Cash rate: $65 / session

JoshH@TotalLifeAZ.com

Cash rate: $65 / session

Jordan is a graduate of Arizona State University, and has completed the coursework for his Master’s degree in professional counseling from Grand Canyon University. He is passionate about his job and enjoys working with all individuals from all walks of life. Jordan has experience working with victims of physical and mental trauma, behavioral issues, anxiety, depression and other mood disorders.

Jordan focuses on achieving a balanced, simplified life and in order to decrease anxiety and unnecessary stress. Adolescents and young adults respond well to his non-threatening manner and approach to therapy. He utilizes evidence based practices such as; cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, as well as solution-focused therapy in a non-judgmental environment.

Jordan has many hobbies but loves spending time with his wife, 2 children and his German Shepherd.

Jennifer@TotalLifeAZ.com

Cash rate: $65 / session

Michelle@TotalLifeAZ.com

Cash rate: $65 / session


Kari graduated from Utah State University as a member of Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology. She has completed the coursework for her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Phoenix as a member of Chi Sigma Iota Honor Society. Kari is dedicated to guiding individuals to develop their full potential while using an empathic and motivating approach to inspire hope for change in the therapeutic setting.
She has worked with men, women, and children in a variety of areas including adjustment disorders, depression, anxiety, stress management, coping strategies, dysfunctional thought processes, grief and loss, interpersonal issues, self-acceptance, and couples counseling. Kari appreciates the great worth of each individual and believes that the struggles and challenges of life can be an avenue to personal growth and progress with the use of positive, productive thought patterns and perspectives.



Kim Palmer MC, LAC

Associate Counselor


Jordan@TotalLifeAZ.com

Cash rate: $50 / session

Jessica Reid

    Behavioral Health

             ParaProfessional


Jamie is a licensed counselor who is committed to helping her clients gain satisfaction in their lives. Jamie has the unique ability to quickly identify dysfunctional thought and behavior patterns. Once these patterns are known, solution-focused and cognitive behavioral techniques can be used to elicit change.

Jamie has had great success in working with adolescents. She has experience and specialized training in working with teens who struggle with depression, anxiety and self-esteem issues. Using motivational interviewing and other techniques, Jamie helps teens create the necessary desire for change.

Jamie received her Bachelor’s degree from ASU and her Masters in Counseling. She enjoys spending time with her family and two daughters.

Bonnie Yardley  MC, LAC

   Associate Counselor


Samantha@TotalLifeAZ.com

Cash rate: $50 / session

Greta Shumway MC, LAC

Associate Counselor


Jennifer Watson MC, LAC

(License pending)

   Associate Counselor



Jessica earned her Bachelors degree in Human Development and has completed her coursework for a Master’s Degree in Licensed Professional Counseling from Capella University.  
Jessica appreciates learning about individual’s personal stories and unique life experiences. She has experience working with women, children, students, families and those struggling with addictions.  She also has worked with sexual abuse from a prevention point of view with individuals from all walks of life and cultural diversities.  Although there is not one theoretical approach that applies to everyone, Jessica encourages personal growth and healing with an emphasis on solution-focused and reality therapy while integrating one’s spirituality.  She held the role of Assistant Director of Uniting Women’s Ministry in a Faith Based, non-profit Community Development organization.
She believes all people at some point in their life need help and non-judgmental support and are worthy of a life of mental and emotional wellness.  It is her mission and passion to help her clients find that freedom. 



Veronica Ezop

    Behavioral Health

             ParaProfessional


Deanne@TotalLifeAZ.com

Cash rate: $65 / session

Kari@TotalLifeAZ.com

Cash rate: $50 / session

Kierstin graduated Summa Cum Laude from Grand Canyon University with a Bachelor’s in Psychology and a minor in Christian studies and has completed her coursework for her Master of Science in Christian Counseling at Grand Canyon University.
Kierstin has a holistic approach to therapy and believes the body, mind, and soul are intimately connected and involved in the therapeutic process. Each individual is unique and has individual needs in therapy. She believes by helping individuals address pain from the past, they can then work to change their mindset and develop positive coping strategies to facilitate hope for the future.
Her therapeutic approach is cognitive behavioral therapy combined with emotion focused activities. Kierstin believes spirituality is an integral part of the therapeutic process and uses this approach, as needed, to facilitate growth towards wholeness and healing with her clients. As one who values wholeness in all areas of life, Kierstin is excited and honored to journey towards healing with you.



Jennifer is focused on helping clients achieve personal potential through authentic healing & recovery, she approaches collaborations with adults, adolescents and children from a somatic, neurogenic perspective, working to increase clients’ understanding and control of their systemic responses to the environment. Because she believes growth and well-being are best accomplished within safe, supportive relationships, Jennifer prioritizes compassionate connection with clients and builds upon their strengths, creativity and spirituality to design individualized treatments.
Jennifer has utilized techniques from SE, DBT, TRE, ACT and EFT in her clinical experience with those recovering from trauma, abuse and addictions. She is also EMDR trained, employing this and other therapies to address depression and anxiety as well as trauma. Jennifer additionally enjoys working with artists, performers, students and professionals seeking performance enhancement.



Taylor@TotalLifeAZ.com

Cash rate: $65 / session

Taelor@TotalLifeAZ.com

Cash rate: $65 / session

Josh Adams MC, LPC

Program Director


Taelor Emmert MC,

Associate Counselor Pending


When humans experience trauma, heartbreak, or serious stressors, it is common for their emotional wellness to suffer in the aftermath. Christina is passionate about helping people to move through this struggle and into healing.
Christina understands that every person is wonderfully unique, and that no single therapeutic technique fits all. Because of this, she is trained in a variety of therapeutic approaches, including EMDR and Lifespan Integration, both of which are holistic, brain/body/heart healing modalities. 
As an existential therapist, Christina helps clients to resolve whatever symptoms may arise, such as anxiety, dissociation, shame, depression, anger, resentment and addiction. She empowers clients to move towards meaningful experiences such as mindful presence, courage, creativity, love, spirituality, authenticity and acceptance,

She has a special interest in marginalized populations, including the LGBTQ-IA+ community, and welcomes individuals from all walks of life. .  

Michelle received her Master of Science in Clinical Counseling degree from the University of Phoenix and is a licensed associate counselor.  Michelle works with individuals and couples experiencing a range of challenges involving life changes, depression, conflict resolution, and serious mental illness. Michelle is trained in emotionally focused couples therapy (http://www.iceeft.com/), and loves to watch couples transform their relationship to one of deep and loving connection. 
Michelle uses a person-centered theoretical approach to counseling.  She believes that in an environment of unconditional positive regard, genuine responsiveness, and empathic listening each person is able to identify his or her true needs and experience insight for desired change. 
Michelle is also able to provide a spiritually based atmosphere rooted in Catholicism and 12-step recovery, while always respecting the faith and worldview of every client.  As a recovering alcoholic with 26 years of sobriety, Michelle has experienced the hold of addiction on her life and believes it is a privilege to share the joy and freedom of sobriety with others.




Kierstin Almstrum MC

Behavioral Health

          Paraprofessional


Craig Dalton MC, LAC

Associate Counselor

IOP Facilitator


Life is full of challenges and sometimes overwhelming. Everything a person experiences creates an image of how one views oneself, others, and the world.
Bonnie believes that everyone has the power within oneself to live a productive, meaningful life, full of purpose and peace. She has experience working with children, adolescence, adults, couples, and families. She has assisted children, adolescence, and their families overcome traumatic experiences, develop effective communication skills, and cultivate healthy relationships.
Since each individual responds so differently, Bonnie uses a variety of therapeutic techniques such as, EMDR, CBT, TF-CBT, Mindfulness and Spirituality.
Bonnie has first-hand experience with divorce and blending families. She and her husband love to travel and spend time with their family. She is a mother to fourteen children and seven grandchildren. Her greatest joy is her family.


Kierstin@TotalLifeAZ.com

Cash rate: $50 / session

Kari Gorbous

    Behavioral Health

             ParaProfessional


Christina Parker MA

Behavioral Health

                  Paraprofessional


Deanne is an Arizona native who graduated Summa Cum Laude from Arizona State University with a degree in Family and Human Development.  She discovered her passion for working with individuals who were embarking on their healing journey.  She has experience working with youth, emerging adults, and adults, including couples. 
Deanne has years of experience working with those who have experienced trauma and addiction.  She has witnessed the lasting effects of trauma on an individual and the devastating effects of addiction on an entire family.  These experiences increased her empathy and compassion and her understanding of the healing process.  She understands the need for trauma work, connection, and education for those struggling with addiction.  She believes that people can work through difficult issues and make positive changes.
When not helping others, Deanne loves to spend time with her husband of 24 years, her four children and son-in-law. 

Kim graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling.  She has worked with men, women and children of all ages.  She believes in a positive, multi-faceted approach to psychology and helps her clients to find ways to use both their strengths and weaknesses to create positive and desirable changes in their lives
Kim has worked with victims of abuse, depression, anxiety, court ordered clients, ADHD, Autism spectrum disorders, and specializes in trauma.  She has also worked with couples and families in building better communication skills and strengthening their relationships. She believes that one of the most important aspects of a therapeutic relationship is trust and she aims to foster a feeling of safety, understanding, and clarity for all her clients.   She believes that all the bumps and trials along life’s road give a person depth and teach us humility.



Allison Dukat MC, LPC, NCC

Professional Counselor



Veronica received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and has completed the coursework for Master’s in Clinical & Mental Health Counseling. Veronica has clinical experience working with anxiety, substance use, depression, trauma, sleep disorders, adjustment disorders, couples therapy and infertility.
Veronica understands that each client has unique qualities and needs. She believes in creating a partnership with her clients that works towards accomplishing balance and wellness in their life. Veronica treats her clients with unconditional positive regard while encouraging growth and exploration through facilitating self-actualization.
Veronica is passionate about supporting the couple and family unit as she believes marriage is the foundation of the family and family is the foundation of society. She takes a strengths-based approach while challenging her client to reach a new level of fulfillment and autonomy in one’s life.