Sherry has been the LifeSkills, TFC Program Director for over 16 years. She obtained her Master’s Degree from Lindsey Wilson College and she is a fully licensed professional clinical counselor.
Jennifer has over 20 years in the mental health field, previously working in outpatient as well as psychiatric residential. Jennifer has over 10 years of experience working with LifeSkills, TFC as a therapist and Treatment Director. Among many specializations, Jennifer is JSO certified.
Amanda obtained her Bachelor’s in Social Work from the University of Southern Indiana, and has been in the mental health field for over 12 years. Amanda has been with LifeSkills, TFC for 10 years, starting December, 2007 as a Case Manager and now in the role of Program Coordinator.
Lauren has over ten years’ experience in the mental health field, previously working in outpatient and residential facility. She has worked with LifeSkills, TFC as a therapist since 2010. Lauren completed her Masters in Clinical Psychology at Spalding University in 2007. As a psychological associate, Lauren is licensed to complete psychological evaluations along with providing mental health therapy.
Randi is a 2008 graduate of Western Kentucky University, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Creative Writing. Following graduation, Randi spent an exciting year in Niger, West Africa with the Peace Corps. There she lived in a mud hut in the Sahel desert learning the Nigerien culture and customs as well as how to live without electricity or running water. She returned to the states to complete her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology at The Forest Institute of Professional Psychology in Springfield, MO. Randi brings eight years’ experience working with victims of sexual assault and domestic abuse in acute crisis. Additionally, she worked in a group practice outpatient setting providing DBT, and DBT-informed therapies prior to joining Lifeskills, TFC in April 2017.
Ashlie obtained her Bachelors in Human Services and Counseling from Lindsey Wilson College and is currently working on her Masters in Counseling and Professional Development. Ashlie has worked in the mental health field since 2015; working in acute crisis and residential setting. Ashlie began her journey with LifeSkills, TFC in late October, 2017.
Evelyn is a 2014 graduate of Western Kentucky University, were she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a double minor in Criminology and Social Work. Evelyn has worked in the mental health field primarily with Children and Families since graduating. She is devoted to helping her clients and families overcome adversity and strive to help them meet their goals. Evelyn joined Lifeskills TFC team in May of 2016 as a Case Manager.
Wayne obtained his bachelor’s degree in Exceptional Education at Western Kentucky University. He has worked in the mental health field for over 20 years. Wayne got his start as a residential assistant for adults with disabilities and later taught special education at the high school level. He has been with LifeSkills, Inc. since 2014 where he began as a Supported Employment Specialist and currently works as a Case Manager for Therapeutic Foster Care.
Shelby obtained her Bachelor’s in Social Work from Western Kentucky University in August of 2015 and immediately started working for Lifeskills as a Behavioral Health Specialist. Shelby has worked in the mental health field since 2014, where she worked with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities before finishing her degree. Shelby joined Lifeskills TFC team in September of 2016 as a Case Manager.
Megan has worked for Lifeskills, Inc for five years but is new to TFC. She started at the switchboard before doing clerical work for the Michelle P. Waiver program. She started with TFC in August 2017.
“Mental illness can happen to anyone, no matter what age, economic status, or race. At any given time, 25 million Americans, nearly one in five, suffer from a clearly diagnosable mental disorder that interferes with employment, attendance at school, or daily life.” –National Association of Mental Health.