Clinical Supervisor / Licensed Professional Counselor

Diana Canfield MS LPC

I have a passion for assisting people in discovering the power and insight they have within themselves to navigate through difficult times. My accepting and nonjudgmental attitude allows clients to feel comfortable opening up to deal with core issues that are barriers to a peaceful and joyful life. It would be my honor to guide you in your journey to living an authentic, healthy life.

I have worked in the mental health field for 12 years. I am a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. I have worked in various settings with multiple cultures and ages. I have extensive experience with teenagers, adults, personality disorders, Native American clients, depression, trauma and grief.

EMDR PROVIDER; AZ BOARD APPROVED CLINICAL SUPERVISOR

Contact: diana@canfieldcounseling.org

 

Licensed Associate Counselor

Kate Amini MA LAC

I have worked with various populations in my experience providing counseling services. Prior to receiving my Masters, I worked with seriously mentally ill (SMI) adults for two years before shifting my focus to serving clients who suffer from anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and poor self-worth. My goal is to empower you and help you improve your quality of life in whatever way you identify you need. I pride myself on providing clients with unconditional empathy and positive regard, acceptance, and an environment free from judgment.

I provide therapeutic services to adolescents, adults, couples and families. I specialize in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to adjust thinking patterns, self-talk, and perception as well as solution focused brief therapy (SFBT) for those who strive solely to resolve their presenting issue and learn the tools they need to manage their wellbeing.

I want all of my clients to be successful and become self-sufficient with the strategies they learn and the insight they gain about themselves while working with me. Everyone deserves to live a life they can enjoy, so I encourage you to reach out if you feel you and/or a loved one could benefit from therapy (I've done it too!) I am also receiving direct clinical supervision from AZBBHE approved Diana Canfield, MS LPC.

Contact: kate@canfieldcounseling.org

 

Master's Level Therapist

Amy Christy, MFT

My goal as a counselor is to help clients identify what the true nature of their issues, pain or discomfort is so that we can uncover it and explore how to make it more manageable. I have worked in the mental health field for 10 years providing rehabilitation services, support and counseling to those suffering a great deal with anxiety, depression and personality disorders that have led to maladaptive ways of coping, substance abuse, loss of self-worth and even thoughts of self-harm. My goal is to help people feel empowered, learn coping & communication skills, self worth and that there is hope in this sometimes unbalanced world.
I enjoy working with all types of people, genders, ethnic backgrounds or sexual preferences. I am also receiving direct clinical supervision from AZBBHE approved Diana Canfield, MS LPC.
Contact: amy@canfieldcounseling.org

 

Licensed Associate Counselor

Katherine Jones MA LAC

I believe on this journey of life that we are capable of miraculous things connected to our mind and the world around us. I want to help support the healing process and improve our inner environment that comprises of our thoughts, beliefs and emotions to help shift lives in the most powerful way. My mantra is if you belief it you can achieve it.
I completed my Master's program at Northwestern University. My program was CACREP-accredited online Master of Arts in Counseling from The Family Institute at Northwestern University. I am also receiving direct clinical supervision from AZBBHE approved Diana Canfield, MS LPC.
Contact: katherine@canfieldcounseling.org

 

Licensed Associate Counselor

Aubrey Laird MA LAC

I am a licensed associate counselor (LAC-18074) in the state of Arizona and also a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC #819346).  I received my master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Phoenix in 2016.  I have 3 years of experience in the mental health counseling field working with at-risk youth, teenagers, couples, families, and incarcerated adults who presented with various mental health concerns and disorders. I strive to empower my clients to reach their therapeutic goals and set up for long-term success. 

I am committed to client wellness by providing individualized, comprehensive, and client-centered care based on evidenced-based practices. My primary vision is to create an environment that promotes safety and comfort, so healing can begin. Therapy is not one size fits all, therefore so I utilize a combination of therapeutic interventions and customize my client's treatment plans to fit their needs.

In my personal time, I enjoy spending time with my family, attending sporting events, and spending time outside. As a licensed foster parent for 4 years, I have fostered and adopted children ranging from infancy to teenagers. I have experience with the struggles that encompass parenting children who are not biological, children who have been through trauma, and getting through the challenging teenage years. Helping families is one of my passions in addition to working with teenagers and adults who struggle with mental health concerns or just need some extra guidance. I am also receiving direct clinical supervision from AZBBHE approved Diana Canfield, MS LPC.

Contact: aubrey@canfieldcounseling.org

 

Licensed Associate Counselor

Pablo A. Kusak MA LAC

Welcome! My name is Pablo A. Kusak ("PK"), I am a Licensed Associate Counselor and I have a Masters in Professional Counseling from Ottawa University. I have served in multiple roles in the field of behavioral health since 2011 and my most recent role as a Licensed Associate Counselor has been the most rewarding. I have a robust desire to help individuals maximize their strengths and experience personal growth. I am a passionate and caring professional who is here to help you.
I am here to help you become the person you desire to be and move forward to where you want to be in your life. I provide personalized, high-quality care in a safe environment for individuals, families, and couples.
Sometimes we all need support and a place to start. I partner with you, and together we begin the journey on a safe path to personal growth.
I enjoy working with individuals who want to experience personal growth in the areas such as grief, anxiety, depression, addictions, behavioral issues, bipolar disorder, chronic illness, OCD, relationship issues, anger management, borderline personality disorder, and trauma. 
My client focus includes Adolescents (12-17), Adults (18-64), and Elders (65+). My treatment approach include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Person-Centered Therapy, and Christian Counseling.

Contact: pk@canfieldcounseling.org

 

Master's Level Intern

Virginia James Counseling Intern

My goal is to provide clients with a nonjudgmental, empathetic, and accepting space to process thoughts, feeling, and experiences of the past, present, and future as well as explore and uncover their inner strength. I believe genuine positive regard will help clients unpack the core of their issues and their pain which serve as roadblocks to healing. I further believe that challenging core beliefs and thinking patterns will help assist the client in their own ability to heal and to strengthen their self worth. I am excited to be part of your healing journey! 
I am currently in a CACREP-accredited Master of Arts program in counseling at Northwestern University. My program offered online through The Family Institute at Northwestern University. This program encourages students to become self-reflective clinical mental health counselors and prepares counseling students to utilize a variety of theories and evidence-based interventions in order to work with clients with a variety of backgrounds. I am currently under direct clinical supervision from Diana Canfield, MS, LPC, AZBBHE approved.
Contact: ginny@canfieldcounseling.org

 

Master's Level Therapist

Roni Gilbert, MS

I received my Master of Science in Counseling at Grand Canyon University. I have volunteered to serve adolescents, young adults, adults and couples in the past and believe that people should have the support they need to face the difficulties of life.

I would enjoy the opportunity to sit down and hear your story! This gives me the chance to offer feedback and practical skills learned from my program and experience. The psychological approach and counseling interventions to be used are Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.  

Canfield Counseling affords me the opportunity to treat a wide variety of emotional, behavioral, relational issues, such as depression and anxiety disorders, including spiritual problems as well. I have the desire to integrate theories/strategies of psychology with Christian faith, recognizing that many individuals prefer not to involve faith in their work towards personal growth. It is important to allow the client to determine what concentration of faith, if any, they prefer in the session. Counseling gives me the opportunity to meet clients where they are at in life and encourage them to move forward towards growth and change. Client confidentiality is highly valued, maintaining professionalism, and providing ethical and competent care. I am receiving direct clinical supervision from AZBBHE approved Diana Canfield, MS LPC.

Contact: roni@canfieldcounseling.org

 

Master's Level Intern

Taylor Oberhelman-McLeod, Counseling Intern

My goal is to help individuals feel empowered by providing an atmosphere where they can authentically be themselves, without judgement. I believe therapy is a collaborative experience where clients walk alongside their counselor in their therapeutic journey. I will provide an empathic space for clients to process painful experiences and emotions so they can begin to heal. I believe in using evidence-based practices to help individuals work through their struggles so that they can be their authentic self and have an increased sense of well-being. I hope that I can help you on your journey of self-reflection and healing.
I am currently a graduate student at Northwestern University working towards a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. This program is offered online through The Family Institute at Northwestern University and is CACREP-accredited. This program uses a learn-by-doing model and encourages counseling students to engage in self-reflection so that they can apply their studies to real life situations. I am currently under direct clinical supervision from AZBBHE approved Diana Canfield, MS, LPC.
Contact: taylor@canfieldcounseling.org

 

Master's Level Intern

Amy Jackson, Counseling Intern

I am drawn to the mental health field by my desire to understand how an individual’s unique life experiences can shape their perspective on themselves and the world around them. I strive to help individuals explore those perspectives, through individualized counseling programs based on their unique needs. I believe that each individual possesses the inner strength and skills to lead authentic and empowered lives. By offering an open and trusting environment for my clients to discuss their journeys, I am able to collaborate with them on their path to personal fulfillment. Utilizing a variety of therapeutic skills I have acquired, through academic research and training, I ensure my clients are provided with the necessary support to help overcome challenges they may face.

I am currently pursuing my Master of Arts degree through the CACREP-accredited online counseling program, offered by The Family Institute at Northwestern University. I am also receiving direct clinical supervision from AZBBHE approved Diana Canfield, MS, LPC.

Contact: amyjackson@canfieldcounseling.org

 

Administrative Director

Kayla Canfield, BS

Kayla is the behind the scenes person that keeps our business running smoothly. She directs all administrative functions including records, billing, and the million other details involved in running a private practice.

 

Therapy Dog

"Puppy"

My name is Puppy and I am a Good Dog. Everyone says so. I am a therapy dog and I help my parents with paperwork, scheduling, and making sure food dropped in the kitchen gets promptly cleaned up. I love eating treats, going on walks, and wearing scarves! I am quite fashionable.

 

Cheerios Auditor

Kevin Bacon: Pig Extraordinaire

My name is Kevin Bacon - and no I can't do the dance like in Footloose. I can sit and spin though! I carefully monitor our stock of Cheerios, snacks, and other treats at Canfield Counseling.

 

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