Our Mental Health Counselors

 
 
Amy Fredrickson-Wilkey — Mental Health Counselors in Owensboro, KY
 

Amy Fredrickson-Wilkey, LCSW

Amy Fredrickson-Wilkey MSSW, LCSW has been in private practice at Counseling Associates for nearly 30 years. She works primarily with adults but does see younger people upon request. Amy helps with anxiety disorders such as panic attacks, phobias and OCD. She also works with people experiencing depression caused by life's problems, grief, or abuse issues. People work with Amy when they experience stress associated with employment or family life. Amy works with couples to improve their relationships and their quality of life. She is certified in EMDR.

In her personal life Amy is married with 3 adult children and 4 grandchildren. She loves to cook, enjoys photography and traveling.
 
 
Angela Basham Bell — Mental Health Counselors in Owensboro, KY
 

Angela Basham Bell, LCSW

Angela Bell, LCSW is a graduate of Brescia College and the University of Louisville, and has been employed with Counseling Associates since 2004. She works with adults, couples, families and adolescents. Her areas of interest include depression, anxiety, trauma, communication, grief, divorce, abuse recovery, parenting and anger. Angela is also certified in EMDR, which is a specialized technique to treat trauma.

Angela is a native of Breckenridge County and is a married mom of three children, one daughter and two sons. She enjoys sports, running and visiting the beach
 
 
Beth Roberts — Mental Health Counselors in Owensboro, KY
 

Jenny Perkins, LPCC

Jenny Perkins is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who is certified in Choice Theory / Reality Therapy. She has been with Counseling Associates for over 4 years and typically works with clients aged 4 – 24. Jenny's areas of expertise are anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, anger management, grief, co-parenting, autism spectrum disorder and victims of child abuse.

Jenny is also a married mother of two children who enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends and reading.
 
 
Donald Preuss — Mental Health Counselors in Owensboro, KY
 

Donald Preuss, LMFT, PLC

Donald Preuss is a Licensed Family and Marriage Therapist with over twenty-five years of experience. He sees couples and individuals with a variety of mental and emotional health issues. He deals with marriage counseling, depression, anxiety, grief, and a variety of mental health diagnosis. He is certified as an EMDR specialist.
 
 
 
 
Jenny Perkins — Mental Health Counselors in Owensboro, KY
 

Beth Roberts, LPCC

Beth Roberts is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who is trained in Reality Therapy, Theraplay, and Child-Parent Psychotherapy. Beth has worked with children and families in a variety of settings since 2008. She has been with Counseling Associates for 2 years, and continues to work with children and young adults between the ages of 3 to 20. Her background and training allow her to assist clients and families in areas such as co-parenting, family therapy, adjustment issues, depression, anxiety and other emotional or behavioral concerns.
 
 
Nolan Houston — Mental Health Counselors in Owensboro, KY
 

Nolan Houston, LPCC, LCADC

Nolan Houston is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor who is trained in Reality Therapy and substance use related disorders. Nolan has worked with adults in a multitude of settings since 2009, and with adolescents and couples since 2015. He has been with Counseling Associates since 2016, and has recently begun working with couples seeking parental Coordination services. Other continued areas of focus are with couples/marriage counseling and individual client needs ranging in age from 15 through adulthood. Nolan is a native of Owensboro, and is married with one child. He enjoys being outdoors playing sports, and other recreational activities throughout the community.
 
 
Margaret Ann Huston — Mental Health Counselors in Owensboro, KY
 

Margaret Ann Huston, LCSW

Margaret Ann Huston is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been at Counseling Associates for nearly 30 years. She is also a Reality Therapist and in addition is certified in EMDR. Margaret Ann focuses primarily in Adult Development and recovery from childhood trauma. Previously she worked for OASIS for seven years.

She is the mother of three adults, and has five grandchildren.

Margaret Ann graduated from the University of Kentucky, and from Kent School of Social Work at the University of Louisville.
 
 
 
 
Jennifer Vandiver-Vertrees — Mental Health Counselors in Owensboro, KY
 

Jennifer Vandiver-Vertrees, RN, NCC, LPCC

Jennifer is a Registered Nurse, a National Certified Counselor and a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. Jennifer has been working at Counseling Associates since 2010. With a background in nursing and counseling, Jennifer utilizes a holistic approach. Jennifer sees adults for issues including marriage counseling, ADHD, adjustment issues, anxiety, couples counseling, depression, dual diagnosis, grief and loss, life transitions and mood disorders.
 
 
Michael Flaherty — Mental Health Counselors in Owensboro, KY
 

Michael Flaherty, MA

Mike has worked as a psychologist in Owensboro for over 30 years. He has extensive experience with adolescents and adults in the areas of depression, anxiety, crisis response, PTSD, ADHD, adjustment, grief, behavioral problems, children of divorce, employee assistance, and school related issues. Mike was appointed to a 4 year term on the Kentucky State Board of Psychology, served as president of the Owensboro Regional Suicide Prevention Coalition for many years, and served on a number of community boards and work groups.
 
 
Michelle Mayfield — Mental Health Counselors in Owensboro, KY
 

Michelle Mayfield, LMFT

Michelle Mayfield has worked as a licensed marriage and family therapist in Owensboro for over 20 years. She works with groups and individuals ranging from adolescents - adults with adjustment, depression, disordered eating, grief, anxiety, parenting issues, and marital and family issues. Michelle works with Aubrey's Song Foundation for eating disorders as a task force member and has served on a number of community boards and workgroups.