Amanda C. Parsons, LPCC-S
Ms. Parsons (she/her) is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor - Supervisor. Ms. Parsons received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Kentucky, and her M.A. in Mental Health Counseling from Eastern Kentucky University. She has been using her education and experience with evidence based practices to guide and support teens and young adults, adult individuals and couples since 2009. She uses a strengths-based approach to help those experiencing varying emotional, social and familial issues, traumatic events and/or behavioral/emotional difficulties in working through relationship and life struggles, to help them deal with painful or intense emotions and develop healthy coping skills to become successful in school, work, home, and society.
Ms. Parsons also provides supervision for LPCAs.
Emily Schickel, MA, LPCA
Emily Schickel is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate under the direct supervision of Amanda Parsons, MA, LPCC-S. Emily graduated from the University of Kentucky with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and earned her master’s degree from Eastern Kentucky University in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Emily’s training and experience includes assisting adolescents and adults in addressing concerns related to depression, anxiety, substance use, and life transitions. Emily’s therapeutic approach is primarily a person-centered approach while incorporating techniques that would be best suited for the client’s individual needs. Emily’s goal is to provide a safe, comfortable, and nonjudgmental environment for clients to share and process through their different concerns.
Talana Young, MA, LPCA
Talana Young is a Licensed Professional Counseling Associate under the supervision of Amanda C. Parsons, LPCC-S. She graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Masters in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling. She has experience in mental health since 2015. Talana specializes in severe mental illness, personality disorder, anxiety, addiction, and trauma. She works with but is not limited to African-American, LGBTQ+, sex workers, veterans, single mothers, and body positivity. She believes mental health is the pathway to restoration.