Our Team

Kathy Cox ATR, LMT, LCPC

I am an Art Therapist, Licensed Massage Therapist & Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. I have 30 plus years of experience. I love connecting others to the metaphors of their internal life through art. I work with young kids, tweens, teens, adults and couples. 

Erin Bergren LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Erin, has 10 years experience supervising therapists and managing two programs as Children Home & Aid Society. He is passionate about helping others. His style of therapy is person-centered.

Misty Chippalla LSW 

Licensed Social Worker

Misty has been a school social worker & in the mental health field for 28 years.  She has experience with all types of issues related to tweens, teens and adults.  She aims to assist empowering individuals & their families. She has experience working at Janet Wattles Center, Winnebago County Special Education Cooperative, Hononegah High school & the Rockford school district. 

Angela DiDomenico LSW 

Licensed Social Worker

Angela has 28 years of experience. She has worked with all ages & types of issues related to tweens, teens and adults. She has experience working with the elderly, intensive rehab facilities, hospital settings, & has been a school social worker for Durand, Rockford & now Winnebago schools. 

Dr Don Knight Ph.D, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Dr Don Knight has been practicing as a therapy for 20 years.  He graduated from Liberty University with a Masters in Professional Counseling.  Later obtained a PhD in Psychology from Northcentral University.  He works with all age groups from age 5 to 100.  A lot of his experience is working to help patients process the effects of past trauma.  He is certified in EMDR as a tool for working through the feelings from trauma.  Most recently he was the Behavioral Health Director for Community Health Systems treating mental health patients in the Beloit area.   He is originally from NC but spent 4 years in Okinawa, Japan working with the military and their families.  He looks forward to the challenges this position will bring. 

Ben Mullineaux LCSW 

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Ben has been practicing social work for 16 years.  Ben has worked with kids, adults, couples and families. He has been a teacher aid, Behavioral Health Aid,  at hospital settings; completing bio-psycho social & addiction assessments, social emotional support, financial planning, worked with families dealing with cancer and end of life needs, Infant loss program at Kishwaukee Hospital. 

Tammy Dean LSW

Licensed Social Worker

I have 30 years of experience. I started out working in the Mental Health field at Janet Wattles Center. Then moved to working with juvenile sexual offenders at the Mill. I became a school social worker & have worked with the Roscoe & Rockford school district and Winnebago County Special Education Cooperative.  My career & passion has been  working with kids, tweens and teens for 18 years as a school social worker. School is a huge challenge for many kids. 

Ali Klatt LPC

Ali is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She is new to the field and full of passion and excitement to help others. She has training in ABA therapy style of working with kids. She works with parents and teaching them new strategies of connections with their kids. She has a speciality working with ADHD with children and adults. She uses play therapy, sand tray, art therapy and is working towards her EMDR certification. 

Abagail Keegan LCSW

Agabail Keegan LCSW will be joining our team next week. She has over 30 years of experience working with all ages.  Abbie has worked as a medical social worker at various hospitals and Hospice agencies. 

Regino StaCruz LPC

Regino StaCruz will be join our team again. He completed his internship, Masters and obtained his first license. He has lots of experience working with all ages.