Our Team

Crossroads Counseling and Life Coaching has a team of professional, dedicated, and experienced employees. Read more about them below. 

Lindsay J. Peachey

MS, LCPC

 

Master's Degree in Agency Counseling

Western Illinois University

 

Bachelor's Degree in Family & Consumer Science

Olivet Nazarene University

 

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

National Board Certified Counselor

 

Life Coach

 

Membership:

American Association of Christian Counselors

American Counseling Association

 

Experience:

Counseling Perpectives

The Antioch Group

Bridgeway- Outpatient Mental Health Dept.

Junior High, High School, and Adult Education Teacher- 12 years

 

Clinical Expertise:

Anxiety Disorders

Depressive Disorders

Parenting Skills

Grief and Loss

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Marital/Family Relationships

Co-Dependency

Adult Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

 

Christian Service:

Small Group Leader

Praise Team Member

Christian Retreat Speaker

Rebecca S. Mowers

MSW, LCSW

 

Master's Degree in Clinical Social Work

Washington University in St. Louis

 

Bachelor's Degree in Psychology

Knox College

 

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

 

Membership:

National Association of Social Workers

 

Experience:

Counseling Perspectives

Bridgeway- Outpatient Mental Health Dept.

Chestnut Health Systems- Outpatient Mental Health Dept.

Grace Hill Head Start- Mental Health Dept.

 

Clinical Expertise:

Anxiety Disorders

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Childhood Disorders

Depression

Life Transitions

Relationship Issues

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Effects of Divorce

 

Christian Service:

Youth Retreat Leader

Christian Retreat Speaker

Mom2Mom Care Circle Leader

Virginia G. Kasser

Ph.D.

 

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

University of Rochester

 

Master's in Clinical Psychology

University of Rochester

 

Bachelor's Degree in Psychology; Health & Society

University of Rochester

 

Membership:

American Psychological Assocation

 

Experience:

Knox College Counseling Center

Brideway Outpatient Mental Health Dept.

Counseling and Psychological Services, Montana State University

Human Motivation Program, Dept. of Psychology, University of Rochester

Health Policy Analyst, Rochester, New York

 

Clinical Expertise:

Anxiety Disorders

Assessment (psychological testing)

Depressive Disorders 

Eating Disorders

Grief/Loss

Life Transitions

Motivational Issues

Relationship Issues

Trauma

 

Christian Service:

Elder at Presbyterian Church

Julie Schrader

MA, LCPC

 

Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling

Olivet Nazarene University

 

Master’s Degree in School Counseling

Olivet Nazarene University

 

Bachelor’s Degree in Health Education

Western Illinois University

 

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

 

Membership:

American Association of Christian Counselors

Prepare & Enrich Premarital and Marital Facilitator

 

Experience:

Olivet Counseling Lab

High School Counselor

Health Instructor

 

Clinical Expertise:

Marital/Family Relationships

Parenting Skills

Premarital Counseling

Childhood Disorders

Depression

Aging Challenges

Self Esteem Issues

Motivational Issues

Tasha N. Easley
MS, LCPC

 

Masters Degree in Clinical/Community Mental Health
Western Illinois University

 

Bachelor’s in Psychology
Monmouth College

 

Experience:
Bridgeway, Inc for 6 years (Director of Crisis/Sass Services,

    Clinical Lead, Outpatient Services)
Nationally Certified Mental Health First Aid Instructor

 

Clinical Expertise:
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Effects of Abuse and Trauma
Grief/Loss
Anxiety Disorders
Attention Deficit Disorder
Childhood Disorders
Depression
Crisis/Risk Assessment

Sara M. O’Brien

Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow

 

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Knox College

 

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

University of Notre Dame

 

Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology

University of Iowa

 

Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology; Spanish

Miami University

 

Membership:

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

Association for Psychological Science

Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology

Society of Clinical Psychology

 

Experience:

Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital, Hines IL

A Beautiful Mind, South Bend IN

Notre Dame Marital Therapy and Research Clinic, Notre Dame IN

Alcohol & Addictions Resource Center, South Bend IN

Michiana Employee Assistance Program, South Bend IN

Oaklawn Community Mental Health Center, South Bend IN

Seashore Psychology Clinic, Iowa City IA

 

Clinical Expertise:

Anxiety Disorders

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Depressive Disorders

Marital/Couple Relationships

Health Behavior Change

Assessment (Psychological Testing)

Debbie Hunt

MA, LPC

 

Master of Arts in Counseling

Lincoln Christian Seminary

 

Bachelor’s Degree in General Ministry

Lincoln Christian University

 

Yogafit trained instructor-200 hr.

140 hr. Yogafit Warriors Certificate

100 hr. Yogafit Warrior Kids Certificate

 

Flourish in Life Coaching Certificate

 

Membership:

American Association of Christian Counselors

Prepare/Enrich Pre-marital and Marital Facilitator

 

Experience:

New Hope Counseling- 9 years

 

Clinical Expertise:

Yoga-Based Interventions

Anxiety Disorders

Depressive Disorders

Self-Injury

Grief/Loss

Life Transitions

PTSD/Trauma

Pre-Marital/Marital Counseling

One Life Maps- life mapping

 

Christian Service:

Small group leader

High School Sunday School teacher

Open Table mission leader

 

Rhett Butler 

MA, LPC

 

Master’s Degree Professional Counseling

Lancaster Bible College

 

Bachelor’s Degree in Religion

Trevecca Nazarene University

 

Certified in CBT from Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy

 

Experience:

Bridgeway, Inc- Outpatient Therapist

Transitions of Western Illinois- SASS Therapist

Day Seven Ministries- Therapist

 

Clinical Expertise:

Anxiety Disorders

Childhood Disorders

Depressive Disorders

Martial/Couple Relationships

Sexual Addiction

CBT Certified

 

Christian Service:

Ordained Minister

Former Youth Pastor

 

Mary Benejam

Financial Coach

 

Bachelor's Degree in Finance

University of Illinois at Chicago

 

Financial Coach Masters Series

Pro-Coach Workshop

FPU-Financial Peace University class

 

Experience:

Co-taught High School FPU (Financial Peace University) Class

Volunteer Financial Counselor

 

Expertise:

Personal Financial Coaching

Budgeting

Cash Flow Planning

Debt Reduction

Money and Marriage

Investment Guidelines

Retirement and College Planning

Real Estate and Morgages

Insurance

Bankruptcy

 

Christian Service:

Small Group Ministry Team Leader

Baptism and Communion Team Leader

 

 

The Owners

From left to right: Rebecca Mowers, Lindsay Peachey